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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How to message any user on your LAN?

I have admin access to all (read most) the machines on my LAN. However, I wanted all users to be able to coordinate with each other. How should I approach this problem? One solution which I can think ...
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The Risk of Port Forwarding to a VOIP Device

My VOIP provider uses a device to supply the service. The device is on my side of my router and part of my LAN. He requires I forward a very large range of ports to his device (something like 5000 ...
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How to force download on a specific lan port on Synology?

I have a synology DS409+ which is connected to internet via lan port 1 and Wifi key. Those are from different networks. I would like to force Download Station to download files through wifi and not ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work. Can ...
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Configuring wired network at Windows 7 machine: no authentication tab at LAN properties

My laptop's Ethernet port got (physically) broken so I bought an USB Ethernet adapter and installed it just fine. However, when I try to configure its LAN settings there is no ''Authentication'' tab. ...
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What does it mean by 10/100Mbps in Lan card?

10/100Mbps - It is written on specification of a internal Lan card.What does the 10 stands for ?ie - Data Rates -10/100Mbps for Half-Duplex mode,20/200Mbps for Full-Duplex mode.
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LAN setup advice with a Billion 7800N

I have 1 Billion 7800N router 2 windows 7 pcs 2 android phones through WLAN 3 android tablets through WLAN and a HP N54L running Windows SBS 2011 Essentials Now the server will be needed as a file ...
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Network Security Compromised (Need Advice) VPN, VNC, XP

I'm running a small LAN with no WiFi. 2 XP machines, 1 Vista, 2 printers, and a DVR for security cameras. Last week I set up RealVNC (the personal version, with no encryption) so that I could Remote ...
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Connecting to local ips through one ddns with cssh

I'm using csshX (Mac equivalent of cssh, cluster ssh) and I want to use it for 5 computers. Only one of the computers is a DDNS host, as I want to cssh remotely. Currently I ssh into the DDNS host, ...
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How to shutdown a computer remotely from outside LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to shutdown or restart a computer on a remote network. If it were on my local area network, I would use the shutdown -i command. How can I do this remotely? I cannot use Remote ...
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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 send one command to multiple PC's over LAN (linux)

O/S: Debian Hi, I've got multiple computers in a LAN network that I monitor remotely, they're all running the same hardware and software. To monitor them I simply ssh in to one computer and then ssh ...
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Is it possible to create a WiFi TCP socket between two computers in a LAN?

Here is our setup. The FEZ Cobra II (WiFi) Single Board Computer with a RS9110-N-11-22-04 WiFi module and running the .NETMF 4.2 The documentation says that: This allows for real "Socket" ...
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How to set-up my laptop to use wired connection when WiFi is avalable as well [duplicate]

I would like to set-up my laptop's networking to use exclusively LAN (Ethernet) connection when both LAN andWiFi are available? (In my case wired and wireless connections come from the same router.) ...
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Can we run two Lan cards simultaneously? one for printer and another for internet?

I have one on board NIC and one extension NIC. I connected the on-board card the LAN which grants me Internet access and the extra NIC to a Xerox printer. However I failed to use both ...
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Cannot connect Firebird Server

i have problem with Firebird2.5-superclassic server@Lubuntu 13.10. I can't connect to the server through local network. I can connect only from server machine. When i want to connect using ...
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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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Does Skype determine which user on ones contact list is connected over the same network?

This has happened several times with me. If I am talking (call) to someone on Skype who also happens to be over my inranet/LAN and both of us are using the same internet, even if the internet for some ...
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getting equal http performance with world visible address versus local IP address

I have a web server sitting behind a NAT. The web server therefore has two IP addresses: one that is world visible, and one that is visible only on the LAN. For the purpose of mobile devices, I ...
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D-Link router WiFi and LAN segment

I have D-Link 2650 router. Some wireless and wired clients connected to it. The problem is there is no interconnection between wireless and wired devices. For instance, when I start webserver on PC ...
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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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WOL over Internet success for a while but fail after a period of time [duplicate]

I have a computer in my home LAN, and i have successfully set up my computer and router to use wol over Internet. The problem is, after a period of time(say, a night), the next day i want to start my ...
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Website is accessible via WIFI but not LAN

Everyday I access a 3rd party website either via my browser directly or requesting files via a javascript application I developed. This morning, my connection to that site has been so slow that the ...
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cannot connect wireless to openwrt

I am using a modem at bridge mode and WDR3600 as openwrt router. .I have a cable from modems LAN to WDRs WAN and a cable from WDR to pc. I have connection via cable. From 192.168.1.1 when I select to ...
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i have a turned off computer with wol activated and i know its MAC , is there a way to check if the computer is plugged in to network?

I am thinking of a security system for my small company, i would like to know if there is a way to know even when the computer is turned off when the computer gets disconnected (Knowing the mac an ip) ...
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Remote desktop stops receiving input (hangs) periodically

I am working with MS remote desktop feature, from windows 8 notebook client and windows 8.1 as a desktop server (running windows 8.1 prof). The connection is over LAN, speed indicators are all ...
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smbclent send message Windows User

I am trying to send a message to a Windows User from a Ubuntu User on the same LAN subnet. I can see the user's computer and PING IT from Ubuntu. cat mymessage.txt | smbclient M BRIDGE2 Error: ...
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WAN works but LAN does not

I have a TP-LINK router. Newest firmware (Firmware version: 4.7.11 Build 101102 Rel.60376n, Hardware version: WR340G v3 081520C2). It has connected cable from ISP to the WAN port and broadcasts the ...
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Is the idea that a switch is a multiport bridge accurate?

I think there are at least 3 differences: switches don't allow multiple mac addresses belonging to each port Switches don't use the fast spanning tree and use different management mechanism switches ...
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Using Lan and Wlan at the same time (Concurrently)? [duplicate]

There are two internet account. One is connected to a pc with ethernet cable. The other one is connected to same pc with wireless. Is it possible to use them concurrently? Example: acc 1 : 8 mbit ...
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Show a default page after connecting to WIFI LAN

I have the following setup at home: |--------------------| INTERNET ---- | GATEWAY COMPUTER | ----- WIRELESS ROUTER )))))) CLIENT 10.10.0.2 ...
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Accessing a LAN resource on WAN?

I realize it is not easy to do, i tried googling a lot but all i end up with is accessing computers. I want to access a different resource, and i don't know how. The resource lies on a fixed L.A.N IP ...
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Effectively blocking flash online games

How do I block all games on one computer? hosts file is an option, but I have yet to come across a decent hosts list for all online game sites. I tried using open DNS but the filer list there is ...
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Connect my router to the internet via another router?

What I want to do: Connect to the internet through my wifi router, via some other router that the room I rent provides. What I have: 1 ethernet cable that comes into my apartment. If I plug the ...
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Merge 2 LAN Connections

I have an internet connection on the ground foor. I'm receiving it on computer X (using long range WiFi receiver) on my 4th Floor. Now I'm using ICS to share Internet to my new router (on the 4th ...
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How to send files via lan between two computers

Does anyone know a software which allows you to send files between two computers connected directly via lan cable (machines run WinXp and Win7)? I've already tried to use shared files and folders ...
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Bind DNS Forwarders Issue

I have setup forwarders in my BIND named.conf.options file. Like this: forwarders { 8.8.8.8; 8.8.4.4; }; And when I use the command:dig google.com everything works as expected. But the ...
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Windows shows “Limited Connection” when it isn't

[12/16/2013 - Updates below] [12/20/2013 - Updates below] Bear with me, this isn't the normal "limited connection" sort of question, I promise. When I am at the office and on the LAN, my Win8.1 ...
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Is there any way to drill down and see what System process is producing network traffic on my LAN?

I've got an XP machine acting as a server and a Windows 7 PC connected via wired LAN. Gigabit Ethernet b/t them. Occassionally, usually after a long day, the connection to the server gets very slow. ...
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Connecting router clients from LAN and WLAN on the Netgear WNDR3700

I have the Netgear WNDR3700 router, and I can't see computers that are are connected via WLAN from computers that are connected via LAN. Is there a way to set it up so they can see each other?
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How do I bind to a specific link local IPv6 address other than the default?

I'm not 100% sure I'm using the correct terminology in the title, so if someone knows better than I do please amend it. I'm trying to replicate a malicious script that I've seen in the wild for the ...
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any way to boost the speed of file transfer over LAN

I have two old computers A and B, which are running Windows XP and connected to the same LAN with shared folder created. Computer A shares a folder to all computers on the same LAN. About every 10 ...
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Incoming connections blocked on PC host after VMware installation and uninstallation. How to resolve this?

I have installed VMware-workstation-full-8.0.3-703057. After installation I configured it to use bridged networking in VMware network editor. Everything was fine. Network was working in original ond ...
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Where can I find the driver for this NIC: Realtek Gigabit Onboard RTL8112L?

Motherboard: ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO NIC: Realtek RTL8112L (as per the manual specs) I can't seem to find the driver page on the official RealTek website. The reason why I'm asking this is because the ...
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Why do I have to set the “Speed and Duplex” setting to connect faster to my LAN?

My LAN originally took about 3-5 minutes to achieve Internet connectivity. This was way too long for me, so I found this fix which basically said: In advanced settings of network adapter, for ...
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Windows Server 2003 LAN disconnects itself

I have a windows server 2003 machine in which the LAN disconnects itself after sometime. It does not reconnect itself. But Once I disable and enable the adapter, then it reconnects. Can someone ...
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What does my mac seem to whirr busily when I browse the web on a laptop?

I'm sitting in my room. There is a Mac Pro, a Macbook Pro and an Airport Extreme router with me. Also an HP server. They're all switched on but idle, the Mac desktop is sleeping. All is pretty quiet ...
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Opera on IP TV - cross network access to LAN

I am working on a software involving IPTV which has the following requirements: The browser is Opera loaded on Philips TV. The browser has "Enable Cross Network Navigation" turned off. The homepage ...
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High Load with Watchguard Firewall

We are using Watchguard XTM 505 with 11.5.2 as hardware firewall.Last 2 weeks our Firewall System Manager showing too much of load and out Internet get slow for everyone. Here, how can I find reason ...
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Chrome resets use auto config script check mark - how to fix?

I am currently developing a very rich internet application. Everytime the home page loads in chrome, it un-checks this check mark (bordered in red). How can I make sure this box stays checked ?