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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“The proxy server is refusing connections” but I'm not using a proxy?

I was using Chrome normally then saw this message The proxy server is refusing connections which I didn't understand what it means, so I tried a few websites then tried Firefox and also IE but none of ...
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Trouble With Network - Apple Time Capsule & Cisco SG-300-10P

How can I setup my network to allow access to devices connected to the Cisco SG300-10P switch from my Apple Time Capsule? My current network setup Comcast Modem / Router --> Cisco SG300-10P ...
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How to access device before the router?

here is my network scheme. Router and RASP-PI have real wan ip addresses. WAN | SWITCH / \ ROUTER RASB-PI / \ PC1 PC2 I need PC1, PC2 to ...
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On what domain my computer is working?

I am using my institute's LAN and I wanted to use Remote Desktop Connection app to connect to a friend's laptop on the same network. I have his IP address but do not have Domain Name and actually I ...
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Can i increase the speed of cat5e 24awg 2 pair cable for data transfer? [closed]

Or should i change the cable for data transfer? is there anyway to increase its speed during lan data transfer between two pcs ?
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How to increase lan connection data transfer from 11mbps to 75mbps between two windows laptops? [closed]

Data transfer rate is 11mbps while transfering the data from one laptop to another in windows 8.1 while using rj45 cable i want to increase it Please help
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IP Address conflict in a LAN

How to find if someone has taken a particular IP address in a Local Area Network? Or in a more generalized form, how to find the list of IP address that DHCP has allocated in a Local Area Network?
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Why can’t I see my Macs on LAN under “Network”?

EMBARRASSING UPDATE: I rebooted my laptop and it solved the problem. D'oh! Thanks for your thoughtful answers. I’m using OS X 10.10.2 (14C109). I’m not sure when this changed, but certainly a ...
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What is the client's “open to LAN” port range for Minecraft? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what the port range for Minecraft LAN is? it appears to be a random port every time, but there must be some guideline (i.e. min - max). As far as I can tell min is ~5000 and max is ...
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Unknown Contact has full access to folder?

Is anyone able to take any educated guess(es) about what this "Unknown Contact" is, which has access to a few shared folders on my computer? The concerned machine is connected to another via a ...
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Redirect external requests to an intranet website

We have the following domains: Public domain (Internet site): mydomain.com Private subdomain (intranet local address): private.mydomain.com Also, we have the following web site in our private ...
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LAN access to home server using dnsmasq

I set up an OwnCloud server on a Raspberry Pi. To access it easily, I used a dynamic dns solution which points to my public IP. Every port is open and it works just fine when I access the server ...
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Connect to my work LAN and ADSL a the same time

The scenario is to connect to my company LAN and an ADSL modem at the same time. My PC has two network cards. one is connected to internal company LAN(no Internet connection) and another is connected ...
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How to configure LAN port 1 to work as a WAN port in my wireless router?

I am using TP-LINK WR340G wireless router. It has 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports Recently I noticed that my WAN port is not working properly. So I am planning to configure the router. I want the LAN ...
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weird thing on my network [closed]

this just what happen a moment a go, i turned on my wireless router(dlink dir-600) then turned my laptop, but the problem is i cant connect to the internet, so what i did is restarted my router(BTW my ...
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Booting Debian affects internet connectivity of other devices in same LAN network

I'm currently having issues running Debian on a desktop computer, particularly network issues. After 10 attempts of running the Debian installer, I've managed to install Debian on the desktop ...
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Not able to access devices on LAN after turning on internet sharing

I tried to use the steps described here to enable internet sharing through my laptop (Win 7). Also, I tried using softwares such as connectify and mHotSpot. The problem is, when I turn on internet ...
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2 Gateways on same LAN for internet

I study in a college where different hostels have different gateways to connect to the internet. My config: ip: 172.x.136.y subnet: 255.255.252.0 gateway: 172.x.136.1 Other hostel config: ip: ...
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Windows 7 - how to use LAN as main connection & Wifi as secondary connection

Windows 7 is always switch to Wifi connection once I connected to Wireless LAN. How do I prevent that ? How can I force LAN as primary connection while Wifi is only used as backup ? When I move ...
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Increase VNC File Transfer Speeds

I have noticed that the UltraVNC upload file transfer speed (client -> server) over a LAN is reliably about 7kb/sec no matter the conditions. Interestingly, the download file transfer speed (server -> ...
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How to use wi-fi / bluetooth as adaptapter on my PC(desktop)

I know the USB Tethering mode in android (Ya, I am talking about android as OS) but don't know how to use it to create a LAN to connect with my Laptop (For gaming and file transfer porpouse) So,I ...
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How to get internet from WiFi and share to LAN router

I have a Cisco 877 Router (plus a 16 port Switch) managing my Office LAN where 10+ PCs and Network printers are connected. I need a LAN because I run an Apache server with some web apps (accessed ...
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cant browse dev server on lan, but can ping

Ive got a weird issue. My mac book has its hosts file configured with the IP Address of my windows dev server hosted on my lan. I can ping the domain name on my lan without any issue. homedev.local ...
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Disable LAN Ports on ASUS RT-N56U

I've upgraded my network, and I want to use the old router as a print server because it supports that feature. However, if I'm going to do this, I need to disable all the LAN ports on the router to ...
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What could be the reason behind the game's failure to treat the Hamachi network as a LAN? [closed]

I'm having an issue with Hamachi LogmeIn and Red Alert 3. I looked for answers and tried many workarounds but to no avail. I am trying to set up a virtual LAN so that I can play Red Alert 3 with my ...
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Sync contacts from XMPP server automatically

I have setup Spark server on my LAN. But I am using Adium as XMPP client. It's working great except one problem. When a new user joins my LAN, I have to add him to my contact list. But, I'd rather ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot access network computers can access internet. DNS server not responding

I'm running on a Windows 8.1 machine and I've got two other computers on the network. One is on Windows 7, the other Ubuntu 14. All 3 are connected to the Linksys E2500 router by wire. I recently ...
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How to create game connection over my router but don't share internet?

My friend and I want to play a game that requires a lan connection between two computers. I have a modem with wifi and he has a laptop with inbuilt wifi. So I want to let him connect to my router (to ...
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Network adapter slow - Windows 7

I'm having problems with my internet speed when connected to a PLC. I'm connected to the PLC with an ethernet cable and to the internet via WiFi. The LAN adapter has a static IP set but I don't get ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 configure as wifi access point / router

I have a windows server at home which handles all DNS and DHCP for my network. Recently my upstairs router exploded and I need to find a new way of providing Wifi for my home. The server has a new ...
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What file sharing systems for peer to peer Linux boxes on LAN with occasional Windows box?

This is a home network and I am the only person using it. I have two Linux boxes (Mint 16 and 17) dual boot with both MATE and Cinnamon desktop logins. I would like to set up my network to enable ...
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How do I know if two machines are on same LAN?

I am very poor with Computer Networks, even though I took class in my grad school. I keep forgetting about subnets and masks and what not! Currently, I am playing with Docker and Erlang and was ...
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Autoresolve a hostname via “closest” network - how?

Having all linux(redhat) machines always on one VPN network and moving them between different LAN networks, how to setup hostname resolution(/etc/resolv.conf?, and DHCP server?, and DDNS server?, and ...
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How do I access Jira from my LAN?

I purchased the server version of JIRA Agile and have it running on my Windows 8.1 x64 machine. I have the Catalina service in conf/server.xml file set to port 8100. I also modified the Windows ...
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Screens in LAN?

I need to connect about twenty (~10 inch) screens (or photo digital frames) next to each other, and display photos and videos in each one. Those photos and videos would be in a LAN server, and every ...
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Edimax BR-6624 Multi WAN

Could someone explain to me these Load Balancing Base options, naming: Bytes Tx + Rx Packets Tx + Rx Sessions Established IP Addresses
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Two router LAN without connecting cable

Trying to create a single network which will cover two seperate buildings, so that only one set of login credentials are needed. However, buildings are in close proximity but entirely seperate, i.e. ...
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I'm able to ssh into host, but not to access it from browser - No route to host

I have a setup on my home lan like this: router with OpenWRT OS which also acts as DHCP server host machine - Debian Wheezy guest OS on the host machine - CentOS 7 which only has one NIC which is ...
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Killer LAN e2200/Atheros AR8161 not running at Gigabit

I have ASRock Fatal1ty 990fx Killer that has the Atheros AR8161 NIC (branded as Killer LAN). I'm direct connecting to a Motorola SurfBoard 6141 with Cat5e cabling. My Windows 7 Professional is set to ...
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Are the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi MAC addresses assigned in the same address space?

Are the MAC addresses of Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth devices assigned in the same address space? Or are MAC address unique irrespective of the physical layer? Is there a possibility of MAC address ...
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Accessing machine connected to another machine

I have very simple network with 3 machines on it: A - Asus router B - Windows 7 PC with two network cards C - LG Smart TV A is connected to the internet over WAN port, and B is connected to the A ...
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Using a powerline adapter and wireless bridge together as failover or loadbalancing

I have two routes via ethernet. One is more stable but slow, the other is fast but might disconnect. What solutions are available to have a load balancer or fail over? The routes are both from a ...
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Possible to route multiple networks through same Switch? [closed]

I am not sure if I phrased this question correctly so I drew it out as best as possible My dilemma is I am on a budget and Nano/Booksize PCs with dual RJ45 connections are twice as much as the lower ...
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Is it possible to share files using eth port and without crosscable?

I wish to transfer huge data from my desktop to laptop both have Ubuntu 14.04. Following link mentions howto: Problems connecting two laptops using a cross-over cable? but this specifically needs ...
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Multi router setup…best approach

I'm trying to figure out the best way of setting up my network. I've got internal wiring to various points in the flat. As such, the topology is somewhat limited. I have 2 routers - a netgear n300 and ...
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Is there any reason not to use the external IP when accessing local resources?

Until recently I had always assumed that accessing the external IP address from within the LAN would go out to the internet and then back unless specially configured in the router. Apparently, if it ...
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(Un)managed switches (R)ARP tables size?

The question in short : What is the address storage capacity of (un)managed switches nowadays ? Or does it not matter anymore ? Question in long : I remember that back in 2005 you had to make sure ...
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dnsmasq: DNS request timed out for machines in local network

I have a vagrant machine running on my mac with virtual hosts I want to make available to my local network. I installed dnsmasq via brew and have the following in its /usr/local/etc/dnsmasq.conf: ...
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external domain controller for multiple LAN merging

my home network consists of two pcs and one laptop all behind one DSL Router. Simple Question: Is it possible to set up a Windows Domain Controller on a V-Server (hosted in the Internet) in such way ...
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how do torrent clients circumvent router's firewall?

Could anyone please explain me how the deluge torrent client can get incoming requests to my local machine from the Internet, while I'm behind router's firewall and do not have any port forwarding ...