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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Tomato: routing WAN traffic to local port

Setup My Tomato router is configured with one of the lan ports (LAN4) in the same Vlan as the WAN port. The server has its own WAN IP assigned by my ISP (11.11.11.22 in this example). All other LAN ...
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How do I reach a computer behind a router?

I need some assistance regarding computer-to-computer communication. The network set-up is like this: At the top is the Company DNS/Server. I have a computer, "PC A", connected to the server via ...
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Can't telnet to uverse router

I have a standard 3801HGV Uverse router, and I am attempting to configure Wake on WAN for it. I have forwarded port 9 with UDP, WOL works great, and so now I have attempted to send the magic packets ...
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Possible network loop with WiFi and Ethernet when docked

I have been seeing a weird problem that I can't reproduce on demand and have a suspicion on the root cause. The Issue: Intermittently the entire network goes down until I walk around and unplug ...
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Program for warning sendings in LAN [on hold]

I work answering support chats with another 19 assistants in LAN. I'm looking for a program for Windows that allows my boss to send warnings or notifications to all of us at the same time, that also ...
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Can I use crossover with a gigabit switch to play games over LAN?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a switch to play games that use a LAN connection with my family. I know that the game I want to play works with a standard Ethernet cable from one Intel NIC ...
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Router connected to internet but devices have limited connectivity

My router is showing that it has a solid connection to the internet however when I connect any device, they have limited connection. It happened when I rebooted my router due to a sudden slow ...
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LAN disconnects, brought new LAN card but old one comes back [duplicate]

So here is the story, the old LAN port came with the motherboard and after installing windows 8.1 (from windows 7) the LAN would drop in about 30 mins of a restart and never connect again. I thought ...
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How to share a drive with a network in Windows 7

How can I share a drive with my network, so that I can access the drive form my mobile (any device) which is connected to the same network (same wireless modem). I did try it once and when I tried ...
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Poor streaming performance on link with good bandwidth

For the longest time I've had an elusive problem with my network. I've changed router, access point and made wireless connections wired in search for a performance thief without getting any closer to ...
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In my wired LAN, when i connect ethernet cable to a particular PC Internet goes for all other system

In my college Lab all PCs are connected through wired LAN. When i connect Ethernet cable to to a particular PC (say PC-A) then we do not get internet connection in all other PCs. So every time i have ...
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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How do I make it so that my a computer won't boot unless it is connected to a LAN cable?

I know this sounds like a bit of a silly question in some ways but humour me :P Basically I want to make it virtually impossible for a computer to start up without having a LAN cable plugged in. I ...
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Why did setting a static IP fix my LAN connection issue?

My router is working perfectly, and all other computers use automatic DHCP to get an IP address (all hard wired--no wireless). This one laptop lan connection kept getting stuck "identifying" the ...
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Conveniently SSH to internal hosts?

I recently discovered that with ~/.ssh/config, I can save a lot of keystrokes and automate long command lines, specifying a lot of per-host defaults. Now that I noticed how powerful the tool can be, I ...
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Why are we getting low download speed as compared to the our bandwidth from browser? [closed]

Our bandwidth is 16Mbps 1:1 leased line, and we have been getting download speed of about 1.3+ MB/S earlier. But for 2 weeks we are getting a maximum of just 150-200 KB/S although the speed test ...
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Driver for LAN to USB

My on-board LAN dropped the link frequently, so I got a new PCI-LAN card. Unfortunately, it also drops the link. I had a hardware specialist check my motherboard. He says some internal links between ...
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Network printer loses connection, but not its fault

tl;dr: What could cause a network printer to lose its connection besides the printer or router or cable between them? I have had a Canon wired network laser printer for years with no issues, but ...
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Using 3 LAN Connections Simultaneously

I have ;one onboard lan port and have two additional lan cards totalling to three lan ports. So can i use these simultaneously for internet connection. I know we cannot simultaneously connect to ...
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Hyper-V: Create virtual network, with LAN access, but without Internet access

I'm pretty paranoid when it comes to Windows 10's "data collecting". But I need to set up a Windows 10 VM on my build machine for development purposes. I basically want to be able to send files to ...
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IPsec on a LAN without a VPN

I'd like to set up layer 2 authentication and encryption for a LAN via IPsec, without having to run a VPN endpoint. Essentially the goal is a point-to-point setup where traffic between configured ...
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Is it true that IP is used to transmit data from network to network and cannot be used to transmit data within a LAN?

I just started to learn about Networking and I am curious if I am right with my understanding that IP is used for networks to networks data transmission, it cannot be used for data transmission within ...
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PCMCIA card under linux

Is it possible to use STLAB 10/100 PCMCIA LAN card under linux? From linux live CD?
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Configure Apache 2.4.9 to access on LAN

I have Apache 2.4.9 installed on Windows 8.1 system. I have configured httpd.config : Listen 0.0.0.0:80 Listen [::0]:80 .. .. <Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all denied Allow ...
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Connecting 3 PCs in a LAN

I'm running on GNS3 and in my topology I've connected 3 PCs. PC1 is connected to PC2 via eth0 and PC3 is connected to PC2 via eth1. I can only ping between PC1 and PC2. I cannot ping between PC2 and ...
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Home internet: ISP-->Switch--> WiFi Router

Currently, cable internet (WAN) from ISP enters my house through a junction box and runs to the WiFi router in one of the rooms. However, I have quite a few devices (TV, Consoles) that do not have ...
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Can't ping a host in the same network

So i'm setting a network of three PC's (PC1 - PC2 - PC3). PC2 eth0 is connected to PC1 eth0. And PC2 eth1 connected to PC3 eth0. I can ping PC2 with PC1 but i can't do the same for PC3. Also, are they ...
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How does an outside of my LAN server know which computer made a request? [duplicate]

For example: I have 5 devices in my LAN, on one of them I request http://superuser.com, the server responds and the 'answer' gets to my home router (gateway), but from there, how does it know which ...
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No internet access exclamation mark appears across LAN

I have some problems with my domain network. we have about 100 - 125 PC's in our office and they are connected to domain.we use windows server 2012 as a domain controller.most of the computers connect ...
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Is it possible to have different subnet for different VLAN in a L2switch?

While creating the VLAN in L2 switch, is it possible for us to have diffetrent subnet for each VLAN? and for inter VLAN comunication can we use router(L2 switch)?
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TP Link TL-WR740N lan problems

Used my TP Link router for about 6months now,when i shut it down ,by the on/off button,suddently afther putting it back on,no internet acces what so ever...wireless - down ,lan - down ,everything just ...
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How to use dnsmasq in LAN?

I want to implement DNS in LAN. For the purpose, I am using DNSmasq. I am following this article to config dnsmasq.conf file Linux.com. The content of dnsmasq.conf file is as follows: ...
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LAN is messing with localhost connectivity

I am developing a web app and am using PhantomJS (basically, a headless browser) to run automated tests. Phantom is connecting to my project locally, via http://localhost:3000, and is checking certain ...
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How to make a computer DNS in local area network? [duplicate]

I am in my college and working on DNS. Whenever, I need to use network, I have to login using 10.2.0.10:8090. Now, some times it becomes tough to do so. For my own system, I know that we can make some ...
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How can I see my LAN when connected to a VPN?

At home I use a VPN and to share it with other devices I use the computer which connects to the VPN as access point for a second LAN, but I don't want all the traffic be routed through the VPN: I want ...
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ssh: login in LAN works, WAN using ngrokh fails

Over the LAN I can ssh from my laptop to my RPi without any problems using my public key. The debug output from ssh in the successfull case: debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey ...
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Access my home network printer while I am using VPN to connect to work

When I work from home, I am connected to the resources in my company via VPN. In my home network there is a network printer in the same local network. The problem is that when I open VPN to my ...
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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...
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Make PC Accessible over Internet using Public IP [duplicate]

I want to make my PC as webserver, file server which should be accessible over internet. I have a public IP, how can I use it to make my PC accessible through internet? Any help?
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What is the difference between AV Media Servers and Streaming Media Systems?

I found two groups of software, concerning transmitting video over LAN. Both are often referred to as media servers. But groups are not intersected, although, apparently, both provide similar ...
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TP-LINK MR3020 accessing internet?

I have installed openwrt firmware on my TP-LINK MR3020 and installed torrent transmission for downloading torrents. I have a DSL connection (wired, not WiFi). How do I access the Internet from the ...
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LAN network freezes

I have three Ubuntu computers connected to a router. Everything's OK, both have internet conections running well and can connect via ssh to each other. In one computer, I usually launch a softwared ...
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Routing through a VPN

If I setup an account with a VPN service provider or attempt to create my own VPN server on a VPS can I allow multiple computers on the same VPN to communicate with each other. For example will ...
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Local are Network DNS and IP settings

I want to set up a small network with four computers, a tablet, an Arduino with a network shield and a wireless router. I want to give everything a permanent IP address and run WAMP on one of the ...
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Why is different throughput using netperf?

I am using netperf on Windows OS, with two computers connected with cross-over cable. First PC is using a Realtek FE network controller, and second PC has a Realtek GBE controller. With the first PC ...
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TP-Link Router Configuration

This is the network configuration in our building.(Below Linked Image) Computer 1 , Computer 2, and Computer 3 and Wifi router D are connected to switch using wired ethernet. Laptop D1 and Laptop D2 ...
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Connect Apple Airport Time Capsule via ethernet cable without disabling wi-fi internet connection on Windows 7

I would like to connect my Apple Airport Time Capsule to my Windows 7-based laptop via an ethernet cable without hindering my ability to connect to the internet wirelessly. I am currently using the ...
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I suddenly can’t access my own web server within my LAN via the external WAN IP address

Suddenly today—without explanation—I cannot access my web server from my local network. My router is an Actiontec MI424WR MI424WR (GigE for Verizon FiOS). I have verified that no browser running on ...
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SonicWALL Bridging WLAN VLAN Sub-Interfaces to LAN

We have a WLAN with two sub interfaces, one for a WPA wireless network and the other for an open wireless network. The WPA wireless network is on the 172.31.2.* ip address range and the open network ...
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Windows 7 acting as router

I have a LAN with four clients, one server and one modem that connects to the Internet. The configuration is the following: Modem/Router IP: 10.211.47.156/8 Server IP: 10.0.0.1/8 Clients: ...