A computer network in a domestic setting is called a home network. It usually smaller than an office network, just connecting two or three computers and a modem/router.

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I am unable to use these commands on my personal network

Windows 8.1 C:\Users\Rajat>net view/all The syntax of this command is: NET [ ACCOUNTS | COMPUTER | CONFIG | CONTINUE | FILE | GROUP | HELP | HELPMSG | LOCALGROUP | PAUSE | SESSION | ...
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Home network issue. New connections drop not the existing

I have a very strange behavior that I would like to understand on my home network. Sometimes I lost connection to outside (request timeout on ping 8.8.8.8 for few minutes) but I don't loose ...
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Internet stops working when using static IP

I am running windows 8.1 and I am trying to configure a static IP address for server hosting. Without using a static IP address, my IPV4 properties are these: And the internet and web work fine. ...
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Accessing a ASUS rs300-e6/psd2 Rackmount Server via WIndow Mapped Drive

Exuse my ignorance on this matter but I am hoping some one can help. I have a asus rs300-e6/psd2 rackmounted server. It has the 500G HDD loaded, one of them has windows XP running on it. (Legacy from ...
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OpenWRT - how to convert failsafe mode to normal boot?

I know that sounds strange. Here's some background: OpenWRT - how to do initial login (ssh) if 192.168.1.1 can't be routed? Essentially, I flashed openWRT and the normal boot mode is broken. I ...
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opendns works with manual configuration but not via dhcp assigned dns

I have several vlans created. All devices attached to these vlans can access internet with no issue. I am using tomato build 132 on an asus rt-n66u router. When the windows 10 computer and windows ...
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Two different PPPoE accounts, one ADSL line, same ISP?

My friend and I have the same ISP with 2Mbps uplink. I added my PPPoE profile along with my friend's in his ADSL modem gateway and both PPPoE profiles are assigned different WAN IP addresses. Now ...
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Public IP address for each node in a LAN?

Whenever I go to IP lookup from any device on the same LAN it shows the same IP address, which is the gateway's public address, Is there any possible way- perhaps through the router's configuration ...
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How to force wifi password update on windows machine?

I have a strange thing happening in home wifi network. I updated my SSID and password on the WIFI router. All the connected device lost the connection and I had to reconnect them by entering new ...
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Dual network system for home server rack

I was redirected here for this question from Server Fault. So I have a big project in mind, as I am developing a large project that requires a lot of memory, hardware, and massive amounts of separate ...
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Issues setting up VLANs on Mikrotik gear

I get them from a conceptual level but am trying to learn the implementation. I am following this guide here to start with: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Vlans_on_Mikrotik_environment I also looked ...
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How to correctly use a LAN with network cables in walls?

I just moved into a new apartment, and have problems connecting to the internet. Every room as a LAN outlet that looks like this: The cables to these outlets run in the walls, and collectively have ...
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Cannot access mysql in local database

I wroted python app which connect to mysql database (192.168.1.19 ubuntu) in my local network and make query. I tested my app on my computer (192.168.1.3 windows 10) and everything works properly. ...
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Understanding subnet mask on Ubuntu 14.04

Currently my broadband ISP connection is down. I accidentally altered my subnet mask id on Network Manager. When I entered the original value again it does not save it. Instead it saves 192.0.0.0. ...
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“No Network Access” on old domestic network

I'm having problems connecting my laptop to the wifi network at my parent's home. It worked last year, the only change I can think of is having installed Window 10. If I tether the laptop to my ...
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Strange powerline networking issue - 'missing protocols' in Windows 10

I have a home network with mix of cat5 and powerline networking. The number of nodes has grown over the years as my kids have, but the general layout has been in place in pretty much the same ...
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Share Windows WiFi with Ubuntu PC through wired LAN

How to setup this? WiFi Internet connection <> Windows Laptop <> Wired LAN <> Ubuntu PC
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Internet speed much faster than over LAN between PC's

I’m stuck and can't figure out how to get my speeds any faster, or figure out why my transfer speed is so slow between PC’s compared to from the Internet. Please be aware when reading this that ...
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Best way to share folder or drive over LAN and WAN

I have a dedicated home linux server and 100 Mbps internet connection at home also I use it as a central folder storage (500 GB SSD) for LAN. (I have shared a folder on the server across all computers ...
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Access subnetwork by networks IP

I have a router in my house which has some IPs assigned. By default the router creates a sub-network. Can I access a device in my sub-network (IP example: 192.168.1.3) from outside that sub-network ...
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What is the purpose of both 802.11 re-authentication and re-association while roaming?

I mean this. Firstly I've connected to my iPhone to my D-Link router : And then I've moved to another floor and was reasonably connected to my another ZyXEL router that was closer: ...
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Remote Desktop suddenly unable to connect to a computer on the network

Yesterday I had perfect Remote Desktop access to all the computers on my network. This morning, for apparently no reason, I am unable to connect to one of the computers on the network. The target ...
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Periodic HTTPS issue on home network

Every so often, I am unable to access any site over HTTPS on any device on my home network for a little while. Often, restarting the router fixes it (but not always!). The issue has never lasted more ...
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Cat 5e Wire Next to 12V

I'm currently running a consumer grade router from inside a closet, and want to switch to business grade equipment. So the plan is to place a wireless access point on the wall outside of said closet ...
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How to redirect my DNS server

I have domain I use at home, for argument sake lets call it domain.com. I use this domain on my home network but I actually also own the domain. So when I load www.domain.org and one subdomain I want ...
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Need help to set up a VPN using ASUS RT-N12D1 router through AT&T UVerse Router

N12D1 router which can be configured to setup PPPT VPN . How can i setup VPN through the AT&T Router . since when i connect it to the routers ethernet i get a private IP Address ? Thanks
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Setup for keeping files in sync with local server in multiple locations

I want to have a syncing and backup solution for my large collection of photos and music. I don't have enough storage space on my laptop to keep all the data on it all the time. So I came up with the ...
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From beginner, extend coverage with router or extenders?

I'm a network novice, so please bear with me. I want to extend internet coverage throughout the apartment, and I have no idea how to do it. Our apartment looks more or less like the image below. The ...
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Network Setup for Intranet and Internet via two ISPs

I am planning on upgrading my current network setup, as I will be renting another completely separate line from a second ISP (to separate office and home). Whilst I do want to get internet from TCOM ...
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Does a consumer Router have a Switch built into it?

I am learning about Networking, and based on what I have learned so far, this is how a LAN network is set up: So basically all of the computers and the Router are connected to the Switch. If a ...
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NETGEAR DGN2200v2 router's DNS server not working properly

I have configured my DGN2200v2 to do the following: Reserve the LAN address for my mac to 10.0.0.11 Use 10.0.0.11 as primary DNS server, and 8.8.8.8 as secondary Now I would expect the router to ...
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Ddwrt drops some return traffic.Why?

I'd like to know why my ddwrt wifi router drops some return traffic. This is not an issue or a problem. I'd just like to understand. I add a screenshot of my logs. As you see, the source IP is 192....
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Blocking Websites

I use Linux, I connect to Internet through Ethernet, I made a Hot-spot, so that I can share my Internet with my Family Members, now I see the that one of my elder was getting addicted to illegal sites,...
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modem/router > switch > multiple routers?

I have my house wired with cat 5 running to 7 rooms from the electrical panel the ISP will come and install their modem which has a built in wireless router and wired ports (4 ports) by the ...
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How to setup a home network for maximum flexibility [closed]

I am buying some new boxes for my home network, and would like to know what kind of boxes I should have great flexibility the next few years for monitoring and control? What kind of (Open source) ...
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Cannot connect to machine on local, statically configured network

I'm trying to set up a second NIC on my desktop to be able to ssh into another local machine running ubuntu (I don't want that machine to be on the other network). My second NIC and my ubuntu machine ...
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My home network doesn't allow DLNA and Web Sockets

I run Windows 10 Home Edition with 4GB Memory. Two weeks ago my computer started acting up and here are the main issues: I can't stream DLNA over my home network. When I try to access video/music ...
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Win 10 + new Switch: Cant find rest of network

Home network, worked fine last year. Upgraded all PCs to Win 10. AND I just had to replace a switch. Now parts of the network no longer see other parts. I am convinced this is a Win 10 problem and not ...
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Routing Off to the Internet with Verizon HomeFusion and MikroTik

My setup is a bit unconventional. For home internet I have Verizon HomeFusion which is LTE based. So the Verizon router/wifi device I have I am stuck with. Here is my problem. I have a home lab setup. ...
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Using ISP provider own modem/router as bridge, IP wireless camera cannot be seen outside

Previously, my setup was a plain modem provided by my ISP that is connected to my ASUS RT-N66U wirelesss router. I was able to set-up port forwarding of my D-Link DCS-932 ip wireless camera to be ...
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Required VPN Type

So I want to setup a VPN on my Debian server at home using Strongswan w/IPSec using IKEv2 pre-issued certificates using my my own CA. The way I plan to work it out single tunnel so all traffic is ...
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How to make a network be fail-deadly upon physical tampering?

I wish to no longer allow my roommate usage of my internet line. While the router I have gives me surprisingly powerful administrative control over my network, any blocks I put in place can be ...
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Sudden slow in network for HPNA endpoints

I distribute the Internet I get from my ISP (100Mb/s, I actually get 60Mb/s) inside my home on HPNA and WiFi. On the past couple of days I feel a sudden slow down in the speed of the endpoints that ...
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2 ISP 3 router 1 network home network

I am currently subscribed to 2 ISP lines, a cable (100mbps) and fibre (1gbps) connection. I also have 3 routers to cover my entire home, Dir-868L and 2x Dir-605L. My ideal state is, i can have ...
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Clients of small dormitory wireless routers cannot connect to the internet

I have some weird problems occurring on a small dormitory (30 rooms total) LAN that I manage. Here is the current network layout of the dorm: Please note that I already did some experiments last ...
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How can I make a website “see me” as a totally new connection?

I'll summarize my problem as concisely as possible. I'm taking an online real estate course that requires, by law, that I spend a certain amount of time in each unit. For 2.5 months, the timer on the ...
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Easist way to connect some SATA HDDs to a network without full PC

I have a few SATA HDDs in my big desktop PC. I store media and stuff on them, and access them from my other PCs over my home network. However, in order to access them, my big PC has to be on, which ...
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How to safely open ports on home networks for testing purposes

I am trying to simulate a client/server scenario on my home network. To setup the socket connections, i require unused ports. For safety reasons these ports are closed. What criteria should be ...
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Use Wii U as a network bridge?

I've recently moved my entertainment system far away from where my modem/router and wired Ethernet. The only device I have in the system with a wifi antenna is my Wii U. I also have a USB-to-Ethernet ...
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Connect two PCs using LAN cable over ipv6

I have to transfer the data from 1 pc to another using LAN cable. I know how to do it with ipv4, but I have some problem while using ipv6. Steps I have done: Dis-select the ipv4 opting from network ...