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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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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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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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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When I change the subnet for the LAN interface on a Sonicwall firewall the WAN interfaces go haywire. What should I do?

Our company's old subnet was 255.255.255.0. To adjust for growth we decided to implement a 255.255.248 subnet. Upon changing this in our Sonicwall's LAN interface, our WAN connections quit working ...
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Networking - Games can't see/join anyone else's LAN servers, unless I host

This happens with various games, from Battlefield 2 to Trackmania and therefore seems to be some network configuration error: When anyone else hosts a LAN game I am the only one that can't see their ...
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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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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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Set Ethernet Network as Metered Connection in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced a new feature which allows users to set any Wi-Fi network as metered so that they can check their bandwidth usage: [img credit] But, it doesn't allow users to set any Ethernet ...
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Manually setting the IP Address and Other network related settings

The IP Address which i manually set few months earlier in the settings options of my browser was working fine till yesterday.But today when i restarted my system,i found that even if the LAN is ...
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Unbridging connection can't detect LAN?

I created a bridge connection with LAN and Wireless Adapter via Windows 7; works out ok for me and I decided to remove it. After removing, I can't seem to detect my LAN connection (diagnosing the LAN ...
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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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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 ...
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How to configure router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access?

How can I configure a router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access? What kind of settings I should look into? I am using Tomato firmware.
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Set up a website on my internal network and access it with a domain name instead of IP

I have a small local network, with the following devices: a Belkin n150 router (older generation), a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU-Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) as my server, and another ...
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How to get my router IP address (assigned by ISP via DHCP)

My router has a WAN PRIVATE IP address which is assigned via DHCP by my ISP. This is different from my public IP address of course. In my router settings page I can read it: 10.245.134.71, and ...
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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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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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How do I prevent Wireless devices showing up as Wired devices on a 2-router-network?

I have 2 Netgear Routers: Netgear ADSL Modem + Router with Genie Netgear WGR614 N-150 I have the internet connected to my home network devices via the modem, and WGR614(LAN). The WGR614 is ...
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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 ...
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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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How can I set up a 'local' domain so that everyone on my local network can view a locally hosted site?

I want to set up MediaWiki on one of my home machines, and then have all requests made on the local network for 'wiki.home' or 'wiki.local' point to that box. I know that this can be done by editing ...
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Iptables drop forward packets to specific host

I am having trouble isolating a specific host from others on my lan. What I am trying to do is only allow communication between 192.168.0.2. and 192.168.0.8 as well as not allow any other host to ...
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Home LAN ping problems

I've following home LAN structure: I'm trying to ping PC2 (192.168.1.2) from PC1 (192.168.0.11) but without success. What should i do to be able to ping it? Should i configure the routing table on ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth enabled. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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Options for subnet w/o internet access accessible by all computers on network w/ internet

Net diagram: I want a computer on my 'normal' network N1 (where all machines have internet access) to also simultaneously be able to connect to N2, a 'subnet' (not sure if this is the right word?) ...
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HP Laserjet printers do not work in a specific office network, works in others

We have a HP LJ 3055 at a branch office which stopped printing. Replacement LJ 3055 also didn't work there. RAW, port 9100. Printing problems affect a single LAN. Same printers work in other office. ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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Weird network dropouts occur repeatedly on Windows 8.1 (Intel NUC)

I am using an Intel NUC mini PC here. It is running Windows 8.1 x64 and is used as a media center and communication PC. I want to also use it to access my media accross the internet using JRiver MC ...
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all outgoing tcp packets have source port 0.0.0.0

Currently I am connected to a network 169.254.x.x (a Hostel's Network) and there are three gateways that work as dhcp servers as well: 169.254.10.1 169.254.20.1 169.254.30.1 From a windows machine ...
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LAN to LAN with different subnet

Is it possible to have 2 routers to communicate to each other via LAN to LAN (not LAN to WAN) despite both have different subnet? Topo: Router 1 (192.168.1.0/24) Router 2 (10.0.0.0/24) For ...
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Iball Modem's LAN port as WAN port

My modem is 150M Wireless-N ADSL2 + Router Model No.: iB-WRA150N with firmware :2.0.0 Build 120626 Rel.13023. In this device there are 4 LAN ports(RJ45) and 1(RJ11) port for telephone cable. ...
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making one network with ISP modem & own router

I have a modem from my ISP, with 2 LAN ports and a wireless network. (let's call these network A and wireless network A.) I bought a TP-link TL-WR1043ND, that has 1 internet port, 4 lan ports, and is ...
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How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN?

This is a little theory question that has been confusing me for a pretty long time. Basically, if we are inside of a private LAN, and we want incoming packets to reach, for example, an HTTP server ...
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What's wrong with my custom LAN cable?

This question is basically a continuation of this previous question. Never mind, here's the deal: I've made a LAN cable that goes through a wall, but it doesn't work. The cable is roughly 10m/30ft ...
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Cannot access LAN resources when connected via wireless

My ISP provided a BEC 7800 TN R2 router with wireless capability for my home. I have a Windows desktop computer connected via Ethernet cable to the router. I have no problems with my desktop computer. ...
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Connect two PCs using LAN cable over ipv6

I have to transfer the data from 1 pc to another using LAN cable. I know how to do it with ipv4, but I have some problem while using ipv6. Steps I have done: Dis-select the ipv4 opting from network ...
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Packets don't come back in a network with NAT in Cisco Packet Tracer

This is my network: I have done my best to try to solve the problem, but with no success. Whenever packets come from LAN 1 or LAN 3, the local IP addresses are translated into one of the 3 public ...
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Efficiency of using external IP to reach LAN device

I have a CCTV DVR that I use with a phone app. My home router updates DYNDNS, so the phone app uses to ______@dyndns.org as the IP. Here's what I have always wondered: If I use the phone app while ...
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Supercomputer via LAN [closed]

If I decide to parallel two computers via direct LAN connection would LAN (100 Mbits/s) bus bandwidth be enough for CPUs to communicate without performance loss? Or do I have to use some other bus ...
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Best way to transfer files over a LAN between two Linux computers

I want to transfer files (a music folder) between two Linux computers. After searching for the best way to do this, I've seen that there are lots of ways of doing this. I know this has been asked a ...
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What are common problems when using a home “router” as an access point?

I'm using a TP Link TL-WR841N wireless router (fairly nice, but sold for home use) to act as a wireless access point and provide additional network ports from an existing LAN. I've plugged the LAN ...
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How do I connect to a locally run http server?

At home I'm using an ASUS RT-N66R router. I'm connected to it over WiFi. My laptop has an IP address of 192.168.1.86. I'm running an HTTP server on port 8000. Why can't I connect to the server by ...
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Can I use my wifi wingle to route and share LAN internet over wifi instead of its built in cellular network?

I have a wingle EC 315 which can create a wi-fi hot-spot but I DON'T want its evdo 3g network to be shared over wifi but want to share my LAN internet through it. I came across many sites but each ...
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LAN-cable assembled in a different way

I know of the regular crossover/straight-through assembly. But assuming all the cables are rearranged in order that the cables end up at the same pins but are of different color, what happens? Here's ...