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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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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Tixati for Local File Sharing

In short: I want to share files locally using Tixati (torrent client). Descriptive: I want to create "*.torrent" files for some of my local files and share them ONLY within my LAN connections ...
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one lan port connecting to a switch, will the LAN cat type affect the speed?

I am fairly new to network setup. My topology is like this. WAN->Modem->Router->Hub-> 6 Wireless APs->Devices I have a fibre connection connected to a modem , then a modem connected to a router and ...
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Windows 7: Local Domain

I'm setting up a local(LAN) web server using Windows 7 ULTIMATE and XAMPP. Is it possible to setup a local domain where the computers in my network can access the server on visiting ...
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Disabling all network adapters

I've n looking for a 'definitive' way of effectively disabling all network adapters. So far some of the most common ways point towards the use of Windows shell NETSH command: netsh interface set ...
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Access LAN PC remotely but that PC Password is empty

Are there any method to connect LAN PC call PC-A (192.168.1.10) in the same network in another PC call PC-B (192.168.1.11). But First PC PC-A password is empty! It can be possible to connect PC-A ...
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Why can't I access LAN servers in Windows 10?

I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10, and now I can't see LAN servers (Minecraft, COD, etc). If I start a LAN server from my desktop I am not able to connect to this server from my laptop. (I tried ...
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Media Server not visible - Two networks

I have the following network setup, and although it seems very simple, I'm finding it difficult to set up. Overall, it is as follows: Dlink Dir-100 - connected to internet: DHCP and DNS server, ...
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Local Area Connection [closed]

I asked this question within the last couple of days , and it was too easily written off as being too difficult to understand and did not help me or my situation at all. So here attempt 3.i will keep ...
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Is it possible to create some Sort of File Sharing Server/Service/Feature For My Home /Neighbourhood Network

I want the users in the Network to be able to Share their files with one Another. I know about Port Forwarding and UPNP . I tried DC++ and its HUB server. HUB server was accessible but They ...
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How to prevent wireless adapter to get automatically disabled when I plug in the LAN cable

I have a new Lenovo W541. At work I have both a cable connection with Proxy and a wifi connection. In my previous laptop I was able to switch from a connection to the other just by disabling and ...
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LAN only personal cloud file server (Windows 7 laptop)

I have a Windows 7 laptop, currently running a music/video server (Emby). I have this media server running through a wireless/LAN router that is NOT connected to the internet. I am wondering if there ...
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Network is connecting using Lan but WIFI is not found in the network devises

I am using DLink 2750 router, problem is that the network is not visible in the WiFI netwoks. Using Lan is working but Wifi is not working on my laptop...please advise a solution
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How to extend an ethernet cable with a cheap coupler?

I have a long ethernet LAN cable buried in the wall and replacing the the whole thing is not an option. I simply want to extend the cable a bit without bringing a network guy home. I have lots of ...
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Understanding power lan - from a tech point of view, why does it get slower

I do use power lan at my home. I found out that every few weeks, the connection speed drops. My internet has usually a download of 3.5 mb/s. It drops to a 0.55 mb/s. It's an easy fix, plug the pwer ...
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can windows have two or more real(not virtual) lan connection from one Ethernet?

I am making a c# application and checking Mac address . in my computer there are three wireless LAN connection, two of them virtual and one real connection as shown in ipconfig /all . It also shows ...
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Intel 82579V LAN driver dropping out

My PC has an Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection and the on-board LAN adapter has started misbehaving over the last few days. When I boot up, the PC has no LAN connection. The entry in device ...
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Trouble streaming audio over LAN using VLC?

Trying to send audio from PC1 to PC2 over VLC. This is PC1 VLC config: https://vid.me/juC7 PC2 is connecting to http://192.168.1.4:1234 through VLC. I don't get any errors but neither can I press ...
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Would having a 10/100 router connected to a gigabit switch for the LAN allow the LAN to be gigabit?

Ive got a home network that uses cat6 and a managed gigabit switch. The internet line in is c. 45mbps which goes into a 10/100 modem / router combi and then into the gigabit switch. With the network ...
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Why do the route tables behave differently in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7?

I have the following network layout: 192.168.3.0/24 - WiFi, Internet; 192.168.46.0/24 - LAN, used for local homegroup, Synergy kbd/mouse sharing only. No Internet. Windows 8.1, 192.168.3.126, ...
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Sharing internet without wifi

How can I use the Internet on two computers when I only have one Ethernet cable connected to the switch in my hostels's server room which is further connected to central sever room which is further ...
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Wireless for internet wired for LAN games while sharing internet connectivity?

So without using a bridge connection, is it possible? Bridge connections are currently broken in the windows 10 build I am using. Causes my drivers to crash requiring a reboot to get working. As does ...
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How to securely run two LANs on a single ethernet cable?

there are two rooms (A and B) connected by an ethernet cable (~50 meters long). All the main appliances are in Room A (router, server, firewall, smart switch…). Currently all the devices in both the ...
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Why can't my computer and Android phone communicate over WiFi?

I am trying to run an internet radio server on my computer with icecast that I will connect to over the LAN with my phone using VLC player, however on my network my computer cannot ping my phone and ...
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Change WAN port to WL0 interface?

I just installed DD-WRT on my Linksys E3000 router. I've never used this firmware before. I checked the Bandwidth tab, which shows that the WAN interface is getting about 7Mbps bandwidth, while the ...
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Can you use winpcap over wifi through virtual lan?

Winpcap does not work with wifi, so I'm trying to think of a workaround. First question, what if you had a setup like this: Router -> laptop receiving wifi -> bridge connection to lan port ...
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Networking fundamentals: Does a Gbps LAN has a better latency than a 100Mbps LAN?

I wil ask it in another way: If I want to transfer via LAN a rather big number (say 1.000) of rather small (say 10 bytes) files (total 10KB size), should I get better results in a 1Gbps LAN network ...
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Synology does not connect to internet

I have a Synology 210j, it's been a pleasure for a long time. A while ago I noticed it stopped connecting to the internet. Works great on LAN, but I cannot get it to download updates or search for ...
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I want to know how much user/ IP is online and which user is using high bandwidth on my network.? [closed]

I want to know how much User/IP are currently online or running and How much User/IP is offline/Shutdown. And which user is using high bandwidth (LAN/WAN) on my network... Please HELP ? I want a ...
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Access 2nd network adapter from LAN

I am building a virtual network LAB using GNS3. It is installed in a virtual server (VMware) running Windows server 2012 Datacenter with 2 ethernet network adapters (Eth0 and Eth1), and 1 MS Loopback ...
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LAN game's list not getting retrieved

Whenever I play a PC game which supports playing multiplayer, say Quake 3, when I put the multiplayer option to 'Internet', the game manages to access the game's server and get the list of games ...
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Twisting a LAN cable in the middle of another one

Theoretically if i have 3 devices and i want to connect them through a lan cable, can i connect 2 of them with a LAN cable, then cut it in the middle and twist in a third cable. Will it work as three ...
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Lan connection show connacted in admin id but, not connacted in user id on same laptop

I have a laptop which is working in domain. Its has a problem that in the admin Id lan connaction shows connacted but at same time its show not connacted in users ID
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Expanding wireless coverage: What are the differences between LAN to LAN and LAN to WAN when it comes to connecting two wireless routers?

I'm trying to link two wireless routers with an Ethernet cable in order to expand my wireless network. Both routers need to provide wired and wireless Internet access. I'd like to know the ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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How can I use Windows 7 Ad-Hoc wireless networks for computer gaming LANs? [duplicate]

We intend to play Terraria 1.3 without having any routers or modems.. I've been told that we can make an Ad-Hoc Network to play, and so we did, we both connected to one, but it didn't work for us, as ...
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External IP Addresses, Subnet Masks, and SSH - How does it all work?

I'm really confused as to how I can connect to a specific computer on my network on a computer in another network over the Internet. For example, I have a beowulf cluster constantly running at my ...
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Can I connect Range Extender's Ethernet Port to another access point/router?

I have a home network with 2 Netgear Routers: 1 Modem+Router, 1 Router only. I have DELL Laptop, with Windows 8.1. Presently, the router + modem gets heated up due to being on since months! And so ...
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Laptop as *primary* display for desktop PC via LAN remote desktop

As the title says, I want to use a laptop as the primary display for a desktop PC. There's a few added challenges to this, however: The desktop PC does not have a display device of its own. By ...
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Rejoin split ethernet cable?

In my apartment we have an old LAN network where every room is reached by ONE ethernet cable that splits in 2 ethernet ports, the same happens to the hub where 6 cables arrive (one from each room) and ...
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Configuring home network that uses 2 hubs/routers

I have two computers (one Win7 and one XP) upstairs networked via a Netgear hub/router. File and printer sharing works fine. The Netgear hub/router is connected to another hub/router supplied by my ...
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How to connect a Windows CE 5.0 device to a domain

I am looking to buy a Motorola MK500 kiosk. This machine run on Windows CE 5.0 This kiosk will serve as a time and attendance system, logging scan time in a file. I know that CE will not connect to a ...
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shut down computer while retaining LAN function

Well basically I have noticed that in hibernation mode the network card is still running (which means the router can detect that the computer is still in the network). Is there a way to do the same in ...
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How to provide access to the Internet using 2 different ISPs

This is the problem: We have a contract with two different ISPs for different reasons, and each contract provides access to the Internet. The thing is that there are two different networks in our ...
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I am getting small shock on my laptop's metal part when i connect to WLAN Ethernet

I use a cat 5e, 4 pairs, UTP cable using T-568 B standards. when i connect this wan cable provided by my ISP (my ISP don't need any Modem it's a direct digital) in my Dell xps 15R L502X (early 2011) ...
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Is there any way to change LAN MAC address on Wi-Fi router?

I have a Wi-Fi router which has WLAN MAC address and LAN MAC address. I can spoof WLAN MAC address easily, but can not spoof in the same way on LAN MAC address. How can I spoof the LAN MAC address?
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MAC filtering for Network

I have TP link router and I want to block unwanted users on my network so I used MAC filtering but it has limitation that I can add only 64 users in it to allow on my network but I want to add more ...
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How to force Win 8 box to use a given WAN gateway?

I have a laptop that I connect to via RDP on a 192.168.. LAN via ethernet. The box that I'm connecting from owns the WAN connection for the LAN. i.e. the router is not configuring the internet ...
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How to pass modem WAN port to a soft router by a switch with VLAN?

Moved from Networking Engineering. I had a fiber modem (100M) connected to my main router through one CAT5 cable in my local LAN. Now I just built a HP Gen8 microserver, and I plan to create a ...