Gateway is a computer networking term. A gateway allows two or more computers to connect to the internet at the same time. While doing so, only the gateway's IP address will be visible externally. The other computers will be *hidden* behind the gateway.

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What does “On-link” mean on the result of “route print” command?

I'm using Windows 7. When I type "route print" under command prompt, I get a IPv4 Route Table with several "On-link" values under the Gateway column. For example, like this one: IPv4 Route Table ...
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How can I ping via an alternate gateway?

Our network has two modems, each one hidden behind a router. The primary router is on 10.1.1.1, the backup router is on 10.1.1.2, and are both configured to the 10.1.1.0/24 subnet. Both routers have ...
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How can I find the IP address of my client bridge router?

I have a client bridge (LinkSys WRT54GL router with DD-WRT firmware). I specified an IP address of 192.168.1.2 for the device, however, when I run ipconfig, the default gateway is now 192.168.0.1. ...
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What's the difference between “default gateway” and “preferred DNS server”?

TCP/IP Properties of a network connection in Windows Server 2003 has two different options, "Default gateway" and "Preferred DNS server".
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Identify the device if it is hub, switch, router or gateway

If you are given two hosts which are connected via a blackbox which you dont know. How can you recognize that blackbox as hub, switch, router or gateway without using any additional device or host? ...
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VirtualBox: VPN networking test environment

I want to setup VirtualBox instances of Ubuntu guest to make a VPN test network. The host is Windows 7 Ultimate. My hope is to setup a VirtualBox instance which represents a gateway for the test ...
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SSH server can't be connected to when VPN is turned on

I recently found that when my workstation connects through a VPN connection then its SSH server can't be connected to from a remote site. I am sure it's a routing problem because the the VPN client ...
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Multiple home routers

Suppose I have the following configuration: Router A: WAN port connected to the Internet, LAN = 192.168.1.0/24 Computer A: Connected to router A as 192.168.1.101 Router B: WAN port connected to ...
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Rackspace Firewall/Gateway Setup

I have rackspace account and wish to have this sort of setup: Firewall/Gateway eth0 - Public IP (56.X.X.X) eth1 - Private IP (10.X.X.X) Ubuntu 10.10. Accepts connections from the internet and ...
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SCP through SSH gateway connection

My network layout is something like this: Now Alice has access to SSH gateway (just gateway from now on) with: ssh alice@external.ip and the authorized keys file on the gateway looks like this ...
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How do I configure AT&T's Uverse 2Wire 2701HGV-B Gateway into DMZPlus Mode?

I subscribed for AT&T's Uverse service and they shipped me a Wire 2701HGV-B Router/Gateway/Firewall/WiFi. I would like to configure AT&T's hardware to have less control and use my trusted ...
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Understanding Windows Routing Tables and Default Gateways

long-time reader, first-time poster! First, let me thank you all for reading this post, and for having such great answers to everyone's questions. I think this is the only time I've had to post ...
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Upgrading the CPU on a Gateway MT6450 Laptop

I have an old Gateway MT6450 laptop which shipped with an AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50 processor; the CPU has the following specs: dual-core 1600 MHz clock speed 31 W TDP Socket S1 I located a Phenom II ...
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Configuring default gateway returned by dhcp server

I have a machine which connects via ethernet to a private LAN, and wireless to a network which provides internet connectivity. The private LAN uses a wireless router to perform DHCP. The problem is ...
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Connecting 20 pin power supply to a 24 pin board

I have scoured the web and unable to find a manual for my board telling me how I should hook up my new power supply. PC: Gateway GT5628 Board: Intel Desktop Board DG33SXG2 Original Power Supply: ...
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Linux: multiple network connections - 3G/4G / Wifi / LAN / etc; how can i set a preferred network connection to use?

I've been looking at how I can setup a laptop that has multiple network interfaces, but a problem exists if all the connections are active, i.e. 3G, WiFi and LAN are all connected, I would like it to ...
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2 gateways 1 nic Ubuntu

Please note that this is ONE NIC and TWO Gateways Now this solution is super easy in Windows: * Connection Properties -> TCP/IP Properties -> Default Gateways -> Add (separated by metrics) I notice ...
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Using a Ubuntu AWS instance as tunnel for RDP to simulate bandwidth

I have a bunch of windows instances on EC2 which I can connect to using RDP. I want to test the performance of RDP under various bandwidth and latency conditions. I know about thetc qdisc tool which ...
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maillist to (local) NNTP server gateway

Does anybody know a maillist to (local) NNTP gateway software? Some maillist systems like Mailman provide to interface the maillist they manage with (a) NNTP (system). This of course can be configured ...
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Why there is only one Default Gateway?

I am novice in networking trying to figure how multiple network interfaces work. My doubt is when there are two or more NIC's on a machine, what is the meaning of default gateway present in the ...
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Why does `route` hang for a while before the route table being dumped?

Typing the command: % route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 192.168.1.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 2 0 ...
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Having problems getting past a user account password

I have a computer from a friend that I would like to mess around with but before I do anything with it, I need to get some files off of it for the friend. There is a user password on the account and I ...
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what's the purpose of an IP Gateway? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between “default gateway” and “preferred DNS server”? My hosting provider gives me an IP and an IP gateway address. I ...
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Is there a way to tell my modem/packets to go to a gateway other than that of my ISP?

My attempts to get onto www.radioshack.com come up with a 'Network Connectivity' error in the browser (both SeaMonkey, and Chrome). tracert got as far as my National Internet Backbone ...
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Gateway laptop battery, “Plugged in, not charging”. Why isn't it charging?

I've had a Gateway MS2274 model laptop for about a year and just recently when I plug in the charger it says, "Plugged in, Not charging." It doesn't make sense to me why it's not charging. - The ...
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Iptables port mapping from two PCs to one

We have 3 PCs, two of it are connected to internet (both of it have 2 NIC) PC1: eth0 - 1.0.0.1 (external IP) eth1 - 172.16.0.1 (internal IP) PC2: eth0 - 1.0.0.2 (external IP) eth1 - 172.16.0.2 ...
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Drive letters swapped after system restore (C: → D:)

I’ve been having problems with my Gateway desktop recently. I decided to do a system restore (in safe-mode), and the next thing I knew, the drive letter had been changed from C: to D:. I can’t do ...
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Setting multiple gateway for internet connection

In our office we have windows xp and 8 pc connected in network.We are using about 4 internet connections. But in pc only one default gateway is set.But if one internet connection is failed then ...
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Windows IP conflict after setting Static IP

I am having troubles setting my static IP address. I double check all of my default settings and tried to make my IP static. Here is what I entered I have tried various different IP addres ...
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How-to build a one-size-fits-all server?

Background on me, I am an "at home" admin for 5 college students. So I need low ping (online gaming), high connection load (torrents) and high throughput. Currently I have an older twin 1.4 GHz ...
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(Sort of) bridge superhub with netgear router WGR614V9

I've got a virgin super hub (sigh), and a netgear WGR614V9 plugged into eachother. They form two separate networks in the house. The WGR614V9 has a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 and the superhub has a ...
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Redirect unregistered users to the site on local machine

I have a server 192.168.0.3 (SERVER). Running Ubuntu Server + DHCP server + Apache; The router 192.168.0.1 (ROUTER) (I haven't access to it); I have a web-application on SERVER for registration users ...
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Have Ubuntu server prefetch and store mail for a Windows workstation?

I'd like to have my Ubuntu server (that also acts as a file and webserver) pre-fetch my mail from varying mail-accounts and have my Windows workstation fetch it from this Ubuntu server, in stead of ...
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Looking for a router-like web interface for my Debian gateway

Hey, I need a web interface program for my debian gateway which has the features of a router's one. Specifically, I must be able to easily Forward ports to various clients on the LAN or the router ...
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Windows 7 querying my gateway port 80

Recently I got a new laptop with Windows 7. I have a Linux Ubuntu gateway where I block pretty much everything except exactly what I want public like Apache and forwarding of the Windows 7 packets. ...
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Windows 7 Default Gateway problem

I have a strange problem (or at least seems strange to me) the below are IP configurations for two laptops on my home network which consists of a main router 192.168.11.1 and a connected wireless ...
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Determine Default Gateway with Wired IPv6 address on Mac OSX

I am trying to create a dual network connection via Wireless and ethernet. The wifi connection runs my internet and the ethernet connection is connected to router which is connected to a NAS. I've had ...
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Detect network clients connect and disconnect

I have a linux gateway/server, which sharing PPPoE internet connection between network users. Seeking for a proper way to detect when network clients are connected to and disconnected from the ...
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SSH through a tunnel or directly depending on the network I'm conncted to

Is it possible to "automatically" configure ssh to use a gateway to connect to a remote machine based on the client's IP address or something in the likes? Suppose I'm at my laptop, which I can plug ...
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Gateway on a virtual network interface used by LXC guests

I'm currently having some problems with configuring a gateway for a virtual network interface. Here is what I've done : I created a virtual network interface : # brctl addbr lxc0 # brctl setfd lxc0 ...
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Two DHCP interfaces asigned to two default gateways to OS

I have a Ubuntu box that has two networking interfaces (eth0 and wlan0). They are both configured for DHCP in /etc/network/interfaces, but they both assign a default gateway: /etc/network/interfaces ...
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How to setup a gateway to a Linksys router?

I have a Linksys router(WRT54G) and I recently got a gateway(dva-g3810BN/TL) from my DSL provider(telus). I am having a huge trouble of hooking them up together as I want to use my router as the ...
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How do I know what screws go where when I'm reassembling a laptop?

I've used the Gateway M275 repair manual to disassemble my laptop for a repair job and (while I'm in there) some cleaning. I have never done this before, and while I think I remember what screws go ...
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Windows 2003 server VPN - LAN inaccessible

I have the following config: "Laptop" VPNs in to "Server". Then, "Laptop" can fully access "Server". The problem: "Laptop" can't connect to "Desktop" (neither TCP/IP, nor ICMP (ping)). On ...
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Why is 192.168.1.0 needed in route table?

My home network is configured as follows: Computer -- Route -- Internet If I run route on my computer, I see ~ route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask ...
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How to send an SMS Message using Email or HTTP Protocols

I want to write a piece of PHP code that will send SMS to any number in the world. I read somewhere one can use email to do this as follows. user-number@carrier-domain.com ⇒ ...
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Consolidating network devices to save on power bills

I currently have a Cable modem (with VOIP) which my Dlink DI-614+ (revB) plugs into. Into the Dlink I have my network printer, and my Vonage DLink VOIP box connected. I would love to consolidate ...
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If localhost is called 'localhost', why is the gateway not called 'gateway'? [closed]

If you run server services in your computer, it is very easy to configure the same computer to use it: just point the client to localhost. Now the gateway often runs your DHCP, DNS, proxy, firewall, ...
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Can a subnet has more than one gateway?

I am new to networking while reading Network+ Guide Networks books, I came into Subnets but, nowhere they mentioned how many gateways a subnet can have. For example for 192.168.1.0/24 the gateway is ...
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Linux route add between static LAN and Wifi Gateway

I have two local machines connected to each other via wired ethernet and one of those machines is also connected to a wifi network which provides internet access. A pseudo-graphical representation ...