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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Can't make static route and NAT work together

My home LAN is a rather standard 192.168.2.0/24 network with gateway on 192.168.2.1 and has DHCP on addresses from 100+ configured on an ASUS router (RT-AC66U). The WAN is configured via DHCP from ISP....
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Accessing localhost:8080 through local network

I'm developing a Python WSGI website. I'm running a Paste development server on my Mac (OS X 10.7) on port 8080. I want to test the website on some other devices and OSs I have connected to the ...
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Physical LAN not working over switch, but wireless LAN is

I have connected two computers over a switch. The desktop computer is running Linux Mint 17.3 and the laptop windows 7. The Desktop only has an IPv6 address for the physical LAN. Laptop has both IPv4 ...
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How to control and limit internet usage in a lan network?

Im working in an office which has so many computers who are connected to the internet via local network. However,some users are using internet more than expected and cause low bandwidth to others. I ...
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Accessing different vpn networks about vpn lan connection

I have 3 locations with indipendent networks. Locations A, B, C. Each location accessing the internet about a fritzbox (different types). Already I connected A to B and B to C. Now i am trying to ...
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Use lan-connected printer within VMware

I have a printer connnect via LAN to the host-PC (windows 7). I want to use it from a virtual windows XP guest within Vmware but XP does not seem to find the printer, any ideas? BTW, I do have a ...
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How to use colleagues systems as servers to run Storm

At times when connectivity to the internet is not very good or unavailable, my colleagues and I are considering using each other's laptops as servers (Storm supervisor nodes), to run our Apache Storm ...
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Secure LAN within existing office LAN

First things first, I was gonna post this on Server Fault but honestly, I'm no network admin, I'm a CS student who has been called upon to sort something out for a very small family business who have ...
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Does it matter if I connect between my devices on LAN using their LAN IP addresses or the IP address visible to the internet?

At my home I have my desktop computer behind a router. There's a port forwarded by the router to the computer's ssh port. When I am using my laptop in the same LAN, I can either connect to my desktop ...
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Is Huawei HG8245H configurable as a client?

I have two routers. The first (D-Link) is connected to the internet and it has 4 Lan Ports. Can i connect the second one (Huawei HG8245H) to a LAN port of the D-Link router? I mean, i want to use ...
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Windows 10 “Update Over LAN” Option Not Working

I am having issues with the "Get updates from and send updates to PCs on my local network" option on Win10. A bit of a background on my setup -- I have 2 desktop PCs and 2 laptops (all Win10 x64 Pro)...
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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 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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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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My PC have no IP address and routing table

I am a newbie in sysadmin. Am having a problem with my comp PC. The new DEL XPS 8700 with windows, has been replaced with CentOS 5.10 (OS used currently by my comp). After uninstalled the windows, ...
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laptop not connecting via docking station

I am using Windows 7 Enterprise - Service Pack1. I was previously able to connect my laptop to the LAN via a docking station. However, I can now connect to the LAN through the wire or connect ...
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How to correctly use a LAN with network cables in walls?

I just moved into a new apartment, and have problems connecting to the internet. Every room as a LAN outlet that looks like this: The cables to these outlets run in the walls, and collectively have ...
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Can't access IIS over a LAN in both ways

I've been having a problem with IIS that I can't solve: I have 2 PCs connected in the same LAN (let's call them A & B). Both of them run on Windows 7, with IIS 7.5. Both PCs have (inside wwwroot) ...
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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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Alias for IPs in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign a readable string alias to an IP address like 192.168.1.1? Maybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> printer.home There is no need ...
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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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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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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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Chrome delays opening local site by IP address

Sometimes I am trying to open LAN web server with Chrome by IP address and observing very long delay. How to debug it? What can cause it (except server side delay)?
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Windows 10 lan connection issues

I'm having a really weird issue on Windows 10. I've a scenarion, wich is: Windows 10 Computer + Windows 2008 Server (AD,DHCP,DNS). On the Windows 10 station, whenever i try to copy\paste an file from ...
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Low Internet (wired) speed on H110 based motherboard

I bought and assembled a new PC. It runs on Gigabyte H110 based MOBO, i3 6100 Skylake CPU, no dedicated GPU card, 8GB DDR3 memory, SSD disk. Ever since I installed an OS on it (Windows 10 N first and ...
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Cascading routers (LAN-to-LAN) no internet access from 2nd router

I'm trying to cascade my network to get better wireless reception in my room and more LAN ports for more devices. The first/primary router (CH7486E Wireless Voice Gateway) is located in the apartment ...
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Restrict network device to WAN/Internet?

In my living room I have a TV box for watching TV channels via internet. It's connected to the router with an ethernet cable. The TV box appears in the list of network devices in Windows and it ...
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Game process not binding UPD socket to VPN interface

I've recently set up a VPN for playing LAN games with some friends. I have a Linux server running pptpd and have successfully been able to connect on Windows using the VPN client built into the ...
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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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direct machines with HTTP messages through browsers

I'am running a ventilation system in my home. It gets accessed through LAN with a browser. I'm curious, how is it possible to permanently change a machine's state through browser using just HTTP ...
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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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Internet speed much faster than over LAN between PC's

I’m stuck and can't figure out how to get my speeds any faster, or figure out why my transfer speed is so slow between PC’s compared to from the Internet. Please be aware when reading this that ...
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Is there any Open Source Office Chat Messenger? [closed]

I am looking for an open source instant chat messenger for Office purposes.
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Windows 10 wan't reconnect to my wifi spot after reboot

I have two active adapters on my PC under Windows 10: LAN and Wi-Fi; however, when I connect to Wi-FI I check the option "connect automatically", but after a reboot I have lost the Wi-Fi connection ...
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Best way to share folder or drive over LAN and WAN

I have a dedicated home linux server and 100 Mbps internet connection at home also I use it as a central folder storage (500 GB SSD) for LAN. (I have shared a folder on the server across all computers ...
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Port forwarding not working for certain LAN IP

I hope someone can shed some light on this. My knowledge of networking is basic at best. I have a CentOS server on two networks: NIC1 is on a public IP with gateway set sitting on Switch 1. (ADSL ...
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How to use both Lan and Wifi Together?(Ubuntu 14.04)

I have internet access on both lan and wifi(both are differnt network).I want to connect to both and use them simultaneously.I am able to connect to both but only lan's net is use by default.I can ...
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Windows Vista Local Area Connection Not Working

So I have a Windows Vista and the local area connection worked fine until I moved the PC to a different room. After I moved it I tried using local area connection and it doesn't work so I run a ...
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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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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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two different ethernet lan connection internet connection issue

I have a two lan connection: Ethernet 1 is a my internet access. Eherhnet 2 is our office lan connection /no internet access/ So I have problem with internet connection while I enable 'Ethernet 2' ...
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can't access my lan's webserver after reconfiguring the lan

I recently changed isp and got a cable modem which works fine for most things but I put it on bridge mode to add the modem router I was using with my previous isp as it has more features I like to use,...
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Why connecting the WAN port and a LAN port of a router?

In this post (in Chinese), there's a configuration that I don't understand: they connect the WAN port and a LAN port of the same router by a cable, and connect the cable which furnishes the Internet ...
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Raspbian can ssh/ping Me I can't

Very strange problem here. On my LAN, there are a Raspbian and my PC, both connected to a router/ADSL. Raspbian can ping/ssh me. But I can't from my PC toward the Raspbian. My PC is a Fedora 23 ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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Static IP to LAN ports - OpenWRT

I have TP-Link TL-WR841N router and I had install OpenWRT firmware on it. I want to use it on a experimental project which requires me to set static IPs for LAN ports on router as mentioned in below ...
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Time Capsule Wireless spot give enormous latency

Noticed, that after a day or a two of use of home network I getting enormous ping time to ADSL modem. Usually it's about 2 ms. But when problem appears - it's 500++ ms. After Time Capsule rebooting ...
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Can't ping a hostname even though nslookup can resolve the hostname to an ip-address

I have a Windows 10 client connected to a Asus rt-n66u router and I'm trying to ping a Raspian client, sesosapi03, connected to the same router. On the Windows client I try the following; PS C:\...