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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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? [on hold]

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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Data center network connection

I'm trying to follow the math in this article about data center network connections, where they state: A data center has two 10Gbps WAN links; 90% of the traffic stays within the data center (yet ...
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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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Is there such thing as an Ethernet output selector? [closed]

I have two independent Internet connections at my home, and I also have a very detailed LAN setup in my home, spanning many floors, and network devices. The problem is sometimes one of the two ...
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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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way to trace IP address change in Windows [on hold]

Ours is a small network consisting of 15 users. We have lan messenger installed in every machine. Someone is misusing it by using annonymous IP address in their system. We traced the anonymous IP as ...
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Display desktop over LAN

I have a desktop without monitor. I operate it via remote desktop. I use it as a media server on my LAN. I built it long ago. It is situated on top of my closet. (Dont ask why it's there please :)) ...
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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 ...
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Connecting to LAN webserver through a tunnel on LAN node? [closed]

So I have work computer that has access to LAN webserver that is not accessible from WAN. Now I want to plant some kind of silent software in my computer to allow me to tunnel to said server through ...
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Restrict wifi router to assign ip address to LAN Users

I have used two types of network in my department - LAN and WiFi network. I have given internet access on WiFi link. The user connected to wifi, can use the internet. When a Desktop on the same ...
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Monitoring network usage across different devices on lan [duplicate]

My internet connection has come with an upper limit on the usage after which it throttles the speed. They have provided me with a portal where they update my internet usage everyday but I have a ...
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Connect two different networks

I have a two small networks: One is cabled and another is wi-fi and has the internet connection. The first one is: 10.5.0.0 subnet 255.255.0.0 gateway 10.5.60.1 The second one is: 192.168.0.0 subnet ...
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Remote join LAN [closed]

I would like to join company LAN from my PC at home through VPS server. Connection diagram: I only found http://www.packetix.net/en/vpn/help/remote.aspx, but it uses third party server. I want to ...
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Multiport connection between home router and switch for better LAN bandwidth

I have quite a few GigE devices at home that I’d like to have better LAN speed between them, but at the moment, all I have available are 3 ports on my (GigE) FTTH router (It has 4 but can’t use one of ...
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How do you Drive Map using Multiple LAN Networks

I use a Comcast broadband gateway, say that this network is called 'Home'. Connected to the 'Home' LAN I have multiple PC's, a Wii, and a Linksys E2500 Router. Connected to the Linksys routers LAN ...
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Router handles wrong IP address

For a couple of days, my router (ZyXEL ZyWALL USG 20W) handles wrong IP addresses to several LAN devices. Where all my devices formerly got addresses in 192.168.1.*, they now get 192.168.2.* upon ...
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Windows Server 2012 r2 Hyper-v 2 External Switches

I wish I could have a setup as the following: I have Windows Server 2012 R2 I have Two NICs: First one is connected to the LAN and the second one connected to the Internet I have Created two ...
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How to make static ip for mac in its own shared network?

I use Android app mac remote to control my mac. It is achieved by ssh into my mac. Usually the step is : shared mac's network. connect android in the shared network. enable ssh in mac. I can see a ...
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Extend existing IPv4 network by embedded System with its own network (different subnet)

I'm developing an "embedded device" using a self-made RTOS that should be connected to arbitrary customer IPv4 networks. Let's call this embedded device "master". Additionally to the NIC connected to ...
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Recieving AT&T U-verse TV Signal Over Wireless Bridge

In case of confusion I have included a graphic of my local network below. If you need more information just let me know through a comment and I'll edit this post. The Problem - I'm currently ...
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Windows 7 Local Area Connection disabling and enabling

I've just moved from an excellent, extremely user-friendly Windows XP computer system to a Windows 7 system. When I started with XP, I was advised as a matter of good practice to disable the Network ...
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How can I separate networks so users can only see computers in their own department? [closed]

With 5 different departments, I want people to see and ping only one's department computers. 60 computers are connected in LAN environment through various switches, routers and one Cisco Managed ...
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Network mess! Joining networks and access NAS outside LAN

My home network is a complete disaster. See diagram below. I need a bit of help fixing it up. I have moderate networking knowledge, but still go easy on me. As of current, my household has three ...
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Create a second network within an existing LAN? [duplicate]

I have a LAN at home using the subnetwork 192.168.1.0/24. I know this subnet mask supports 254 hosts. Two Questions: How can I create a subnetwork like 192.168.2.0/24 on the same physical network? ...
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Bridge between 2 identical LANs

device PC2 PC1 ......should-talk-to...... device PC2 PC1 \ | / \ | / hub lan1 hub lan2 I have two lans ...
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Skype LAN capabilities

My roommates and I were playing a game online; we were all in the same Skype call. Our ISP went down due to weather conditions, and our router lost internet access. We all lost connectivity to the ...
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How to check if my apartment has free internet from lan socket in the wall?

I am renting an apartment and just noticed there is a lan socket built into the wall right next to the tv antenna socket. Is it possible that the building provides free internet to tennants, and if ...