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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Wireless for lan while using ethernet for internet on linux

So this is my situation: I need to limit my computer's wireless card to have only LAN access while using the ethernet port to have internet access.
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Hosting a wifi connection with Belkin G Wireless usb adapter

I have belkin g usb wifi adapter F5D7050, i want to share my computers internet connection which is connected through lan with my mobile (iphone) through wifi, so can anybody help me setting it up? I ...
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Printing across LAN security zones

I am new to the community but I have used this site for plenty of helpful solutions. I have a sonicwall supermassive appliance with 1 custom LAN zone with enhanced security and of course the default ...
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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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Unable to get onboard LAN working

I recently built a system based on a GIGABYTE G31M-ES2L motherboard, which has an Atheros AR8131 onboard LAN controller. The system runs fine, but I am unable to connect to the Internet in any ...
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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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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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Set LAN to take network priority before Wi-Fi on Windows 7

So far I've tried to prioritize LAN the following: Moving the "Local Area Connection" up in the advanced settings as shown in How to change the network connection priority in Windows 7 and ...
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How to shut down a computer having a particular IP address?

If we have a collection of Windows and Linux computers on a LAN, is it possible to shutdown a computer having a specific IP address, using the Linux shell? Assume that I do not have ssh or telnet ...
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Amped TAP-R3: How do I disable it as an open resolver?

I have a TAP-R3 routing my LAN with DDNS and Port Forwarding enabled so I can access a server externally. I was recently informed the router is acting as an open resolver and needs to have its DNS ...
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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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Gigabit LAN not working on ASUS M2N-MX

Today I replace my FastEthernet switch with a newly bought gigabit switch (DGS-1008A). All computers in my house are displaying that the connection speed is 1 Gbps except for one. The computer that ...
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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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What is Windows command to convert machine name to ip address and vice versa?

I need to know the ip address of another machine in a lan network. What is the Windows command for getting ip address from machine name and vice versa?
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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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Access local VM from an external device

I have a local VM that hosts my website. The private IPv4 address of the VM is 192.168.10.120/24; I can access the website both locally to the VM and on the main machine by typing 192.168.10.120:80 in ...
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What do different types of LAN IP addresses mean?

I have seen LAN IP addresses in the following ways: 10.0.0.* 192.168.0.* 192.168.1.* 192.168.2.* 127.0.0.* (This one is normally with a 1, and I'm not sure if it is LAN, since I see it normally ...
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Access ssh server behind two routers

I have setup a private network(Router2) within a network(class C) for TESTING purposes. Diagram: WAN-->Router1( Gateway 192.168.0.254)-->Lan-->Router2(Sonicwall)-->Lan(10.0.20.1) I ...
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How to know the external ip address of my gateway?

In my office network i unknowingly changed a setting of my gateway of lan network .. I had set my phone's ip address under a section in setting which states that.. Only this ip can login to the ...
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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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How do I create another LAN interface on my AP?

My home network set up is: WAN > Pfsense router > Wireless AP with tomato firmware on it. On my AP, I have 2 wifi networks. Home and Guest. What I want to do is create two VLANs on my AP. I want to ...
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LAN connection not working when cable plugged after removal

I am facing a weird problem recently. When I reboot my computer with the LAN cable plugged in, it's connected and everything works fine. But when I remove the cable and plug it in again, it detects ...
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NAT vs Port Forwarding [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is port forwarding and what is it used for? What is the difference between NAT and Port Forwarding? Are they two different names for the same thing? Could you ...
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Cannot see my Local IP adress in ipconfig

I wanted to foward my port but I needed to know my LAN IP adress when I typed ipconfig /all this is what i did get 2.LAN = Yerel Ağ Bağlantısı in my language btw 3.Where can I see my Lan IP to ...
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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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Slower LAN speed than Internet speed

So, this is very weird in my opinion. My current internet speed when connected to ethernet is 950mbit up and down. However, when I transfer files to/from my my Apple Time Capsule or my ReadyNAS NV+ ...
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Serva Win 8 Install: Network location cannot be reached?

I have a toshiba z30-a1301 that I am trying to install windows 8 on. The only way I am able to do it is through Lan boot. (no option for usb, no cd slot, no recovery partition). I'm using Serva, and ...
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how to ping a computer from wan

I want to ping computers connected to a wifi router, 192.168.0.x the wifi router is connected to a LAN cable router, 192.168.1.x i can access the LAN cable router through a wan network, 10.x.x.x i ...
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How do I connect two computers with a LAN cable?

I have two machines - Windows XP and a laptop using Windows 7. I connected them with a WLAN cable. On the Windows XP machine, I set the IP address to 192.168.0.10. On the Windows 7 laptop, I set the ...
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Router Passthrough WAN to LAN

I currently have a radio with an ethernet output going to an ethernet to serial converter. Radio->Serial Converter->Radio The converter is picking up RTCM packets on 10.39.37.255 The converter has ...
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Network Bridge two interface with different subnet

I have two network lan card . each network interface connected with different subnet , each network interface has own wan connection . for example Network interface 1 configuration ip : ...
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low bandwidth to internet on single devcie / high to NAS

We have a house with many rooms, each floor connected via a switch and the switches connected to a main switch, which connects to a NAS and our router (see our routing for a map). When transfering ...
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Set Up Router for LAN?

I have a TP Link Router and I want to use for connecting all my computers to each other as a LAN network, not for accessing internet. Now I don't want to connect a LAN cable to my laptop from router, ...
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Connecting computer to 2 different networks: VPN via WiFi, Ethernet for LAN

I couldn't find an answer online for this question: Is it possible to connect the same computer to a VPN via WiFi, and at the same time through an Ethernet cable to my LAN ? What I want to achieve ...
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Not able to access IP CAM on different wireless AP

I've set up a small home network with 1 wired router (TP-LINK TL-R860) and 2 wireless routers (TL-WR841N). Everything seems to be working correctly except for one issue... I have a wireless IP cam ...
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Dell Precision M4800 Drops LAN connection

I have a Dell Precision M4800 - my problem is that the LAN disconnects sporadically. I know that if I have WiFi on it defaults to that even if the LAN cable is plugged in. I've installed all the ...
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wired network connection(LAN) not detected in windows 7 which is dual booted with Ubuntu

i have a dell laptop.the LAN port works fine in ubuntu but not in windows...it just suddenly stopped working... i first installed ubuntu and later installed windows on a seperate partition. the LAN ...
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What might these connection attemps mean?

Yesterday I opened a port on the router, forwarded to LAN IP 192.168.1.201 and blocked the ADSL company password to access the router. There is no other open port on the router. This log is from the ...
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Secured link to connect & access across 2 separate LAN Subnets using CAT 6?

Secured link to connect & access across 2 separate LAN Subnets using CAT 6? Following is an older diagram of a 2+1 level Small Business/ Startup + Co-working space, with recent expansion & ...
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connecting an RFID reader per TCP/IP

We are trying to connect an RFID reader per TCP/IP to our network. The RFID reader in question is the CN56X0B-X-XX series from Civintec. Device manual: CN56X0B Access Control Door Reader User Manual ...
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How can I force Windows 7 to give my LAN (wired) conection priority over my WiFi?

Given the choice between my LAN (wired) and my WiFi connections, my Windows 7 PC gives priority to the WiFi - how can I make it prioritize the LAN connection?
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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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DIY Mains Networking

I am working on a project but we have one massive problem. The project we are working on needs mains networking but we need to create our own mains networking and cant just use another company's (for ...
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Separate DHCP from WAN

I have an ISP connection to router A but would like router B to do all the routing. So my question is can I have router A serve as both a wireless access point and be physically connected to the ISP ...
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Can I connect to a router's wired network via WiFi for gaming purposes?

I currently have 4 Windows XP machines in my basement that are connected via ethernet to a Wireless router/switch. These machines aren't equipped with WiFi. We play the game BZ-Flags on these machines ...
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Remote OpenVPN LAN unreachable on Linux laptop, but reachable on Android

First I should mention that the local and and remote LANs sit on 192.168.1.0. My local/client LAN router is sitting at 192.168.1.1. The remote LAN router is also sitting on 192.168.1.1. Actual VPN ...
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Can not access local network through devices connected through wireless

I have a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL router (Firmware version: IN_1.08). I have 4 devices connected with following IPs: Router (10.0.0.1) WireConnected1 (10.0.0.4) WireConnected2 (10.0.0.5) ...
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How to use Wireless and Wired Connection both at a same time in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7. Problem is while using internet in Wireless if i connect LAN cable to my laptop, it stop Wireless connection and Wired Connection gets active. I am using Internet using ...
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Will the network break when I change the router

I have a small office network, around 10-15 devices. The router at present started causing problems and considering it's a 8-years-old SMC I bought a new one for replacement. What I am worried about ...
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Subnet mask -Issue-Static IP

What is the mean if subnet mask is same for two static ip's ? Ex:- subnet mask - 255.255.255.252 - this same for two static ips- that i purchased from ISP.