LAN, short for Local Area Network, is a network that connects multiple devices in a limited geographical area, such as a room, an apartment or a building. Currently, most LANs are based on Wi-Fi, linked together with means of a central wireless router or Ethernet transmission, where computers are ...

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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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Browse folders/files of another PC in the wireless LAN using the browser

I would like to browse folders of another PC in my wireless LAN using a browser (chrome, IE, firefox). How do I need to configure the computers and the wireless LAN to accomplish this?
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How can I achieve Gigabit LAN speed without wires?

I have a Netgear Router which connects to my Cisco router. I have a gigabit switch which connects to my servers in my Garage.. I am currently connecting with wifi adapter on my desktop (in my room) ...
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resolve a name for internal ip

I have searched for an answer and nothing seems to fit right. Here is what im looking at: Local LAN setup with both wireless and wired connections, any number of different users/operating ...
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I want to ping IP using LAN cable not wireless

I have one machine connect to network using two method : Wireless - got internet access - Class C ip : 192.168.2.xx - Connect with local network with few PCs. LAN do not have internet access ...
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Slow LAN connection (especially receiving) on Windows 8

I was diagnosing my SMB performance issues when I noticed my whole network speed was off. These are my benchmarking results between my desktop and my Linux server: Both are connected using CAT6 and ...
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How to Connect two LANs?

I have the following LANs: LAN A IP Range: 192.168.1.x Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1 In LAN A using a NetGear Router (Model WGR614v9) I am connected with WAN. Router B ...
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Adding a LAN application to my LAN network

I'm in middle of dilemma here! I have a network here of around 35 PCs , One server one switch connected to a router to provide internet. also a firewall I want to install an application on the ...
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What might these connection attemps mean?

Yesterday I opened a port on the router, forwarded to LAN IP 192.168.1.201 and blocked the ADSL company password to access the router. There is no other open port on the router. This log is from the ...
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share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8 on LAN

How to Share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8? let's suppose my Debian User name is Wheezy and Password is Linux, and my Windows 8 user name is Windows and session login password is ...
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Home and Office network architecture query

Me and my extended family live in the same apartment building (over 3 different floors - 3,4 & 6) and we also have an office on the ground floor. Our Internet connection originates on the 4th ...
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Why unshared folders in homegroup keep showing

Here is the scene: I have a PC A and B connected with a homegroup, I shared a folder Tmp in A to copy some files between the 2 PCs, and un-shared the folder after the job was done. But B keep showing ...
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How can i make the data transfer between esi server and computer faster on LAN

My LAN speed is very less. Even downloading from Internet is fater "1.5MBPS" and from LAN its 300KBPS. MY setup is like this Netgear wireless Router --------DESKTOP Netgar ------wireless bridge ...
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Monitor LAN usage with a Mac [duplicate]

Are there any good free utilities (programs or OS X Terminal commands) for monitoring a LAN with Mac OS X? With monitoring I mean checking who is using the most bandwidth on the network at a given ...
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In Windows 7, what is meant by a “managed” network connection? An “unmanaged” one?

As referred to by opening the "Network and Sharing Center" and by clicking through as shown in the illustration below:
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How to bind a PC's ethernet port to a particular router?

I wish to limit my office PCs to within the local LAN I set up. So, I've set the router to restrict internet access from these PCs. Basically, the idea is to prevent users from uploading confidential ...
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Local DNS server

I am using a local (company) network which provides some servers which are also available from the outside (through one public static IP and port forwarding). And there are some domains which are ...
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Connection between machines on local network not allowed

My work has a hotspot with a captive wireless portal. Once I login both my laptop and my desktop, both are connected to the wlan and have internal ip addresses in the same LAN. However, I can't ...
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Jumphost VM not able to communicate with LAN

I have setup a jumphost VM on WinXP. It has 2 NICs. NIC1, which is the LAN, has the following IP settings: IP: 10.0.0.1 /24 (No default/ DNS configured) NIC2, which has external connections, has ...
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D-Link 2750U WiFi router unable to WOL inside LAN

I have a D-Link 2750U WiFi ADSL router, everything else is working fine but I am unable to wake up my PC using Wake On LAN, which was working perfectly fine with my old Huawei router. I am unable to ...
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How to setup network with 2 modems?

At the moment my office is consist of 1 server (running Windows Server 2003 and SQL Server), 1 TP Link adsl modem-router (with Business Package, 3Mbps dedicated Internet, static IP etc; lets call it ...
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No internet but LAN works- IPv6?

I have been having a problem lately where certain computers on my corporate network suddenly lose Internet connectivity, and I have resolved this by assigning a static ip, deleting the lease, then ...
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Improve LAN performance with bridging modem

I have ZTE ZXHN H208N ADSL modem that works in routing mode in our LAN. Because of poor performance, I have put it in bridge mode with Mikrotik RouterBOARD 493 and that worked (I had internet access), ...
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“New connection” on Windows

I have Windows 7 installed in my laptop. When I pluged eithernet to my router at home, Windows name the adapter as "Local Area Connection", when I connect my laptop at office, it name the adapter as ...
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My PC have no IP address and routing table

I am a newbie in sysadmin. Am having a problem with my comp PC. The new DEL XPS 8700 with windows, has been replaced with CentOS 5.10 (OS used currently by my comp). After uninstalled the windows, ...
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Load Balancing Debian

I have 3 nic with links eth0 eth1 eth2. I made 3 table T1 T2 T3. In /etc/network/interfaces i wrote: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 1.0.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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Can I connect 2 Gigabit lan connections between 2 switches?

I have 2 switches (one functions as a router with the broadband connection) both of them have 4 gigabit ports. Currently they are connected with a single cat6 lan cord and work fine... I would ...
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How to use sage math notebook server using LAN?

I am using sage-5.12-linux-64bit-ubuntu_12.04.3_lts-x86_64-Linux in ubuntu 12.04 lts installed in a desktop. I want to run sagemath server in the desktop and want to access the notebook server from my ...
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How to control and limit internet usage in a lan network?

Im working in an office which has so many computers who are connected to the internet via local network. However,some users are using internet more than expected and cause low bandwidth to others. I ...
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How to know default gateway without dhcp

Sometimes i use some wifi, maybe in public places or hotels. Sometimes they do not have DHCP Server on they router, and they do not provide LAN IP Settings, and maybe they also DO NOT KNOW what LAN ...
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Slow transfer speed between two Windows 7 computers over local wifi? [duplicate]

I have two PCs running Win7 sitting next to each other. They both have identical TP-Link WiFi PCI cards and are connected to an Enkom router which is in the same room as the computers (which claims to ...
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Two internet connections.Control application to use one of them

Hi I have a lan internet and 3g usb data card. I want one specific applicaiton(say hl.exe) to use 3g data card internet and rest of the applications must use the lan internet. Is there any app that ...
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Windows 7 recongizes lan cable, but there is not network or internet connection

It's a while that I'm facing with this problem. I connect the lan cable to my PC, but there is no network connections or any internet connection, but the computer recognizes the lan cable (because in ...
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ping frequency for LAN

Suppose I have a LAN with 20 devices attached (eg switches, router, access points, XBOX, DirecTV, IP Cameras, etc). I want to ping each devices periodically to see if all devices are alive. My ping ...
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How to direct connection local lan + WIFI internet?

I am running 2 computers. Each have a WIFI connection to the router (other location in the house) which provides internet. I would like now to directly connect those 2 computers via their Gigabit ...
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What device to use to share LAN's internet?

See what I want to do:- In my department, my boss's desktop is connected to department's LAN via cable wire by which he also surfs internet. Whenever I too have to use internet, I pull out LAN wire ...
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Cannot ping from Android Device to Windows 8 PC

I have Wifi network with 2 Android devices and 1 Windows 8 PC. I am able to connect to internet on all 3 devices. I can ping android devices from win8 pc. But I cannot ping win8 pc from android ...
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Can't ping local computer on Macbook, but can on iPhone

I have a computer on my network that I can reach from my iPhone (at the same IP), but my Macbook can't seem to be able to ping it. I have my firewall disabled on my Macbook, and I'm not sure what ...
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Connect ISA500 Series router to another router with a different subnet

I have a CISCO ISA570 router that serves as my business router. That works just fine for all wired and wireless devices. The subnet of this network is 192.168.75.x\ I have another Router (Netgear ...
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How to connect many machines to a LAN via a router?

I connect to the internet using a static ip given by my ISP. When I plug in the cable directly into my pc or my laptops, I'm able to join the LAN composed of the other computers in my neighborhood. ...
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My colleague often shuts down my machine through the LAN - how do I prevent it?

This might sound weird. My colleague and I were working on a Windows machine. He frequently shuts it down through the LAN. He usually follows these steps: Access command prompt, enter shutdown -i. ...
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How to manipulate LAN driver files to accept Windows Server 2012?

Problem My problem is that my motherboard's LANdriver doesn't support Windows Server 2012, but I've read that this is just a check that's causing this and can be removed. I believe this to be true, ...
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Need a LAN Network Traffic Monitor web-tool

I've spent hours looking for a tool to monitor my LAN network. My router is a TP-LINK TL-WR941N, and it provides a Statistics Page, which seems useful. ROUTER STATISTICS -> ...
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Windows internet connection only after deactivating and activating LAN adapter

When I start my Window 7 PC I get no internet connection. LAN works, but internet does not. If I deactivate and then reactivate the LAN adapter, I get an internet connection. Any idea what could be ...
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How can I create a fast and secure network connection using 4 Internet LAN connections

I need some help I have 4 separate LAN internet connections that I would like to connect to a computer server to redistribute as one connection to 5 rooms, and would also like to have wireless access ...
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Enabling access to my localhost/wampserver WP on LAN

Listening on port 80 by default. Tried this in httpd.conf, which worked somewhat: <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> ...
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How to message any user on your LAN?

I have admin access to all (read most) the machines on my LAN. However, I wanted all users to be able to coordinate with each other. How should I approach this problem? One solution which I can think ...
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The Risk of Port Forwarding to a VOIP Device

My VOIP provider uses a device to supply the service. The device is on my side of my router and part of my LAN. He requires I forward a very large range of ports to his device (something like 5000 ...
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How to force download on a specific lan port on Synology?

I have a synology DS409+ which is connected to internet via lan port 1 and Wifi key. Those are from different networks. I would like to force Download Station to download files through wifi and not ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work. Can ...