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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Share internet with only one computer in LAN in windows7

How can I share internet connection of a computer in LAN with another one. All other computers in the LAN should not be able to access internet. All are running on windows 7. Is it possible?
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Apache + External IP from LAN + random image = nothing

First let me say a bit about my configuration: Apache working on PC-1 at port 80 PC-1 has a static IP DMZ in router set to IP of PC-1 When I try to access any image on my webserver using the ...
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Can't make static route and NAT work together

My home LAN is a rather standard 192.168.2.0/24 network with gateway on 192.168.2.1 and has DHCP on addresses from 100+ configured on an ASUS router (RT-AC66U). The WAN is configured via DHCP from ISP....
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Physical LAN not working over switch, but wireless LAN is

I have connected two computers over a switch. The desktop computer is running Linux Mint 17.3 and the laptop windows 7. The Desktop only has an IPv6 address for the physical LAN. Laptop has both IPv4 ...
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Accessing different vpn networks about vpn lan connection

I have 3 locations with indipendent networks. Locations A, B, C. Each location accessing the internet about a fritzbox (different types). Already I connected A to B and B to C. Now i am trying to ...
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How to use colleagues systems as servers to run Storm

At times when connectivity to the internet is not very good or unavailable, my colleagues and I are considering using each other's laptops as servers (Storm supervisor nodes), to run our Apache Storm ...
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Is Huawei HG8245H configurable as a client?

I have two routers. The first (D-Link) is connected to the internet and it has 4 Lan Ports. Can i connect the second one (Huawei HG8245H) to a LAN port of the D-Link router? I mean, i want to use ...
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Secure LAN within existing office LAN

First things first, I was gonna post this on Server Fault but honestly, I'm no network admin, I'm a CS student who has been called upon to sort something out for a very small family business who have ...
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Does it matter if I connect between my devices on LAN using their LAN IP addresses or the IP address visible to the internet?

At my home I have my desktop computer behind a router. There's a port forwarded by the router to the computer's ssh port. When I am using my laptop in the same LAN, I can either connect to my desktop ...
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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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Chrome delays opening local site by IP address

Sometimes I am trying to open LAN web server with Chrome by IP address and observing very long delay. How to debug it? What can cause it (except server side delay)?
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Windows 10 lan connection issues

I'm having a really weird issue on Windows 10. I've a scenarion, wich is: Windows 10 Computer + Windows 2008 Server (AD,DHCP,DNS). On the Windows 10 station, whenever i try to copy\paste an file from ...
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Cascading routers (LAN-to-LAN) no internet access from 2nd router

I'm trying to cascade my network to get better wireless reception in my room and more LAN ports for more devices. The first/primary router (CH7486E Wireless Voice Gateway) is located in the apartment ...
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Restrict network device to WAN/Internet?

In my living room I have a TV box for watching TV channels via internet. It's connected to the router with an ethernet cable. The TV box appears in the list of network devices in Windows and it ...
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Low Internet (wired) speed on H110 based motherboard

I bought and assembled a new PC. It runs on Gigabyte H110 based MOBO, i3 6100 Skylake CPU, no dedicated GPU card, 8GB DDR3 memory, SSD disk. Ever since I installed an OS on it (Windows 10 N first and ...
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direct machines with HTTP messages through browsers

I'am running a ventilation system in my home. It gets accessed through LAN with a browser. I'm curious, how is it possible to permanently change a machine's state through browser using just HTTP ...
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Game process not binding UPD socket to VPN interface

I've recently set up a VPN for playing LAN games with some friends. I have a Linux server running pptpd and have successfully been able to connect on Windows using the VPN client built into the ...
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Alias for IPs in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign a readable string alias to an IP address like 192.168.1.1? Maybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> printer.home There is no need ...
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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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Windows 10 wan't reconnect to my wifi spot after reboot

I have two active adapters on my PC under Windows 10: LAN and Wi-Fi; however, when I connect to Wi-FI I check the option "connect automatically", but after a reboot I have lost the Wi-Fi connection ...
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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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Port forwarding not working for certain LAN IP

I hope someone can shed some light on this. My knowledge of networking is basic at best. I have a CentOS server on two networks: NIC1 is on a public IP with gateway set sitting on Switch 1. (ADSL ...
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How to use both Lan and Wifi Together?(Ubuntu 14.04)

I have internet access on both lan and wifi(both are differnt network).I want to connect to both and use them simultaneously.I am able to connect to both but only lan's net is use by default.I can ...
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Windows Vista Local Area Connection Not Working

So I have a Windows Vista and the local area connection worked fine until I moved the PC to a different room. After I moved it I tried using local area connection and it doesn't work so I run a ...
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two different ethernet lan connection internet connection issue

I have a two lan connection: Ethernet 1 is a my internet access. Eherhnet 2 is our office lan connection /no internet access/ So I have problem with internet connection while I enable 'Ethernet 2' ...
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Why connecting the WAN port and a LAN port of a router?

In this post (in Chinese), there's a configuration that I don't understand: they connect the WAN port and a LAN port of the same router by a cable, and connect the cable which furnishes the Internet ...
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Raspbian can ssh/ping Me I can't

Very strange problem here. On my LAN, there are a Raspbian and my PC, both connected to a router/ADSL. Raspbian can ping/ssh me. But I can't from my PC toward the Raspbian. My PC is a Fedora 23 ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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Static IP to LAN ports - OpenWRT

I have TP-Link TL-WR841N router and I had install OpenWRT firmware on it. I want to use it on a experimental project which requires me to set static IPs for LAN ports on router as mentioned in below ...
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Can't ping a hostname even though nslookup can resolve the hostname to an ip-address

I have a Windows 10 client connected to a Asus rt-n66u router and I'm trying to ping a Raspian client, sesosapi03, connected to the same router. On the Windows client I try the following; PS C:\...
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Occasional SSL problems on private WiFi

Once in a while I would get a problem like this: It happens to any website (e.g., even in Gmail). After a few hours the problem's gone even if I didn't do anything to fix it. What could be causing ...
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Is the MAC address needed outside of the LAN?

I am learning about MAC and IP addresses and why we need to have both of them and not just one. Say I have the following network: Say PC 1 wants to send a packet to the Web Server. Now I understand ...
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Is a Web Server also connected to a Switch?

Let's say that a computer inside of a LAN wants to request a webpage from a Web Server. I have drawn this scenario in the following image: So the request data will travel from the computer (for ...
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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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can't access my lan's webserver after reconfiguring the lan

I recently changed isp and got a cable modem which works fine for most things but I put it on bridge mode to add the modem router I was using with my previous isp as it has more features I like to use,...
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Subnets or VLANs?

I have a network with multiple groups of people that I want to secure and separate. Here are the groups company devices (wired and wireless) center devices (wired and wireless) visitor devices (...
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Routing process in home LAN

Having super simple home LAN as below and following route table on PC1: 192.168.0.0 255.255.255.0 On-link 192.168.0.11 276 192.168.0.11 255.255.255.255 On-link 192....
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Computer Receiving WAN IP instead of LAN IP

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going on. I recently purchased a Netgear CM400 cable modem and a Netgear N300 router. I was able to successfully configure my CM400 with Time Warner ...
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Ethernet LAN Port broken on HP Compaq 6730s. What model is compatible to mine?

My little brother broke the Ethernet LAN port on HP Compaq 6730s. I wanted to order this part, but I can't anywhere find the part for this model. I found this on E-bay: HP Compaq 6720S - Ethernet LAN ...
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Can router bottleneck LAN traffic over Ethernet?

Say I have a 100mb router and I'm using cat 6 cables connecting 2 PCs to the router, will I be able to achieve 1gb transfers between the 2 PC's via the network or will it only get upto 100mb?
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How do i communicate between my LAN & WLAN which are on different subnets?

I want to communicate from a PC to a server and vice versa where the PC and server are on completely different subnets. The configuration is: Router 1 has an ip address of 172.16.13.1(LAN) The PC has ...
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Routing in home LAN

I'm trying to understand some basic concepts of networking. I have following home LAN: Is it right (like above) to have 2 NIC's each one having 2 different gateways on one station? There PC2 have ...
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LAN / WAN issues when transferring large amounts of data

I'm having an issue when I copy data from a PC to my NAS at gigabit speeds. My Router is an Asus RT-68U ROUTER --> Port 3 --> Printer | | | ---> Port 1 --> NetGear GS108PE ...
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LAN DNS timeout when not logged in to domain controller

I have a computer that sits on two LANs (different NICs), each has a domain controller. I log in to DC1, and can access the DNS that sits on that network. I can also ping the DNS on DC2 but I can't ...
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connect to two domain controllers on two NICs

I have a computer that sits on two LANs, each with its own NIC. Each LAN has a domain controller. This computer logs in to windows using the domain controller on LAN A, after logged in I would like ...
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throughput over LAN low with small files

A single threaded program reads files 3 KB each over 1 Gbps link LAN (using e.g. \\other_machine_ip\share\file_name.txt) from one windows machine to another. Calculating the speed using time, number ...
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Can I disable Hamachi for computers on same LAN?

I run the it of a small business of 4 employees. We run all our it-infrastructure in the cloud or using P2P tech. Now we are in need of setting up a CodeMeter license server to allow floating licenses,...
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Finding a headless machine on a restricted network

I own a Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu on it. It's configured with a wireless card and a microUSB for the sole purpose of charge, and I need to find it on the network to connect to it over SSH. ...
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Determining driver by nothing

I have got this desktop computer with a built-in LAN port. I suspect the OS has been re-installed with a supposedly different OS. Gigabytes's main support page provides ethernet drivers (Nvidia) only ...
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Use both WiFi and Lan to speed up the download

In my office we have WiFi and RJ45 LAN connection to my laptop. Both works well individually. We do not use DHCP and hence I have configured two different static IPs for these interfaces. While I ...