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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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 ...
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Can ping another compurer by IP but can can't folder/file sharing in Windows 7

I have some computer with same workgroup and one of them is a print sharing server (localPrintServer machine). All computer can connect into localPrintServer by \\localPrintServer or \\192.168.1.2 ...
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Connect LANs together with a router [closed]

I have a lot of routers and I want to connect 4 LANs together with a router. I know routers have a WAN port. Is the wan port an Ethernet port? I have a diagram on what I want to do. How would you ...
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nginx proxy_pass and virtual hosts within LAN returns 404

I hope this makes sense. Basically, I have set up a local server on my MAC using nginx, with these rules for the proxy_pass: location /engine/rest { proxy_pass ...
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Linux users frequently disconnecting wired LAN

We have a LAN with about 200 users and servers. . All are in one big /23 subnet using unmanaged switches. Recently we have purchased new Internet connection. The ISP provided us with a Cisco router ...
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Nas/Switch/ DD-WRT Router, Interesting Problem

I had a network setup that consisted of the following. WNR2200 [router] with DDWRT [Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std] running on it, connected to a Netgear 8p Gigabit [Switch]. My laptop and ...
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Can a PC be damaged over LAN cable when thunder strikes router?

During thunderstorm everyone unplugs PC power cord from the socket. Is it necessary to unplug LAN cable?
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How to calculate the number of requests per second for home LAN?

I am planning to build a simple DEV data center for my app out of my home LAN. I am trying to figure out (ballpark) how much load my web servers will be able to take, and need help from some network ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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Manual proxy setup won't uncheck

whenever I uncheck use a proxy server and check automatically detect settings, it just checks it back again. I'm running windows 8.1 on a toshiba laptop. I tried doing the same thing but in the pc's ...
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How many partitions in lan computer

I need a way perhaps CMD in windows to discover names of paritions in a LAN computer (something like DIR) to display his > my computer drives I already have admin account that i can login and already ...
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Port forwarding for Teamspeak server

I am trying to forward ports 9987, 10011 and 30033 for my Teamspeak 3 server. My setup for the connections is as follows: Bayantel modem-router (Aztech 5001en) D-LINK DIR 300 (wireless router) ...
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How to optimize LAN connection between two home computers

I'm trying to figure out how to optimize the connection between my home computers. Both have Intel CT Gigabit PCI-e network adapters using Jumbo packets, etc (both PCs are setup the same). I'm using ...
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How do I setup a wireless connection for a LAN to WAN build up between two Routers

Im an enthusiast in Networking & I like to play around a lot with wireless networks, LAN, Routers, Switches etc. Well he other day I came accross a setup wherein two routers could be wired ...
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Trouble extending a network with bridge

I am currently trying to extend a small computer network between 2 buildings around 1 km apart. The setup looks like this: modem | Dlink router 1 - 192.168.1.1 (antenna connected to LAN port) | ...
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video conferencing over lan

I am looking for a video conference application for my colleagues. I don't need many feature, only single person to single person video chat, But I want to avoid external bandwidth, as it would only ...
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Unable to establish connection between host-server-host on the same network

Can anybody please tell me what stupid thing is it that I'm doing which makes it impossible for me to ping between hosts in a following HOST1-ROUTER-HOST2 config explained below: I've got one PC - ...
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Creating AD-HOC network on Server 2012 along with LAN

Problem: I am trying to figure out the solution for the following problem. However, I am not fully sure if the following solution will work or not in this case. We are shipping servers with Server ...
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Can I use my laptop as a monitor of PC using Ethernet LAN cable?

I have a PC and a laptop . I want to control the PC by laptop's mouse and keyboard ! (no monitor & no mouse and keyboard for the PC) And i want to do it only with LAN cable and without using ...
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Sitecom 300N port forwarding access from lan

I have this modem-router: external IP: x.x.x.x (static) internal IP: 192.168.0.1 now, I have assigned x.x.x.x as www.mydomain.com, app.mydomain.com and svn.mydomain.com on public DNS. on the LAN ...
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How to propagate a server's host name on local DNS

I am asking this question because I don't know which network service should do this. I have a lightweight server on my LAN, and its host name is my_server. Now I would like every machine on my local ...
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Debugging choppy video playback on LAN - Bandwidth measurement

I am using VLC to playback videos stored on a personal NAS. I sometimes experience choppy playback, which I would like to diagnose by measuring with precision what bandwidth is required by the video ...
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NAT on LAN interface

I have set up DDNS and it is working fine. The router is D-Link 2750U and I could not see any NATting option on the LAN interface. However, I wish to cut short the trip to the DDNS server when I am ...
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Connect 2 computers serial to a router

In my home network, I have a router with 4 LAN connections and currently 2 computers are connected to the router with a LAN cable. Now I want to add a 3rd computer to the network. The problem is that ...
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Windows 7 can't login when LAN cable plugged in

If I login to any user account in my PC and type the password for any users the password will be accepted but when I plug out the LAN cable from my PC(if cable were plugged in). It shows username or ...
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Connect two wireless routers with Lan cable over a distance of 100 meters

I have a Fiber optic coaxial connection in my home connected to a wireless router provided by my ISP. My office is not far away 4rm my house but I don't receive a wireless signal from the router so I ...
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second router in my network

I've got a modem with a built-in router that has DHCP enabled and should be the "primary router", which is on 192.168.1.1 Because the wireless signal of the above router was too weak upstairs I ...
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What can the second LAN port be used for on a NAS?

I've got a NAS with 2 ethernet ports. I have one connected to the router. I read that the second could be connected to double the speed of data to and from the NAS. I don't need to do that, as the ...
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Can't ping IP in LAN

I'm using wifi router and I am not able to ping one laptop (A) from other laptop's in the same network. So basically I can ping from from A to B but not from B to A. A is using Windows and has Ubuntu ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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Connect a computer through the internet with a local ad-hoc network

We have a local network (several laptops) using an ad-hoc network, where one laptop is the host for a game. How can I connect a distant laptop through the internet to that ad-hoc network and be able ...
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How to access the setup wizard on Sonicwall TZ 100 firewall

I am trying to setup a TZ 100 firewall. I am following these instructions and I have attempted to follow these instructions: "Connect your computer to the LAN (X0) port on the SonicWALL. Connect an ...
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One LAN internet One Wi-Fi router and One PC

I have bought an ASUS DSL n10S modem. I want to share internet connection with Wi Fi devices and a desktop pc at home. However, the problem is that the router that I bought has only one LAN port and ...
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Create WiFi Network Using LTE Hotspot + Airport Express

I have an LTE hotspot (Samsung, no ethernet) from T-Mobile. I'd like to use this as the "link" for my office LAN. What is the best way to extend this wireless (LTE) link to the LAN created by an ...
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DVR is visible through LAN but invisible through WLAN

I Have a DVR device an its IP address is 192.168.1.34, when I'm connected to my internet via a LAN cable I can see the DVR menu in 192.168.1.34 with my browser, but when I'm connected with Wireless I ...
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My Proxy server LAN settings re-check itself automatically

I'm currently running Windows 8 (Not 8.1), I've had my computer for almost a year it seems now, and have never had any trouble with it. Though recently my Proxy settings randomly changed, so that ...
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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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share internet conection from wifi to a router

I can access internet throught wifi but only with my laptop ( mac adress filtering ). I have a router connected with Lan to my laptop and my smartphone is connected throught wifi to the router. If I ...
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how to connect two lans together

I have two routers, #1 - d-link 6740u #2 siemens sl2-141. I want to have two separate networks 192.168.1.x and 192.168.2.x and I need to conect between the two. My ISP is connected via #1 can this be ...
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2 dhcp server with one pool

I want to know if there is an option to have two DHCP servers with one pool. The reason for this unorthodox setup is, I have two router in remote locations on the same LAN (10.0.0.0) And sometimes, ...
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Streaming through WLAN doesn't exceed 1.2MB/s

Transfering files is slow even after I disabled RDC compression and Windows 7 autotuning. Link speed is 54Mb/s.
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Connect Wired Lan Router to Wi-Fi Signal

I have a router that runs a small wired LAN. Right now this router is connected to an ISP -- also via a wired connection. I want to have the option of using the ambient Wi Fi, which is often more ...
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Why can I not access the internet when Windows 7 finds no issue with the ethernet connection and the network can see my device?

So I just moved from a house to an apartment. In the house and the apartment I had Uverse set up - and in both I had my desktop connected via a ~40 foot long cat5 cable. However, upon moving to the ...
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PPTP does not work externally

I have a PPTP server that I can connect to using its LAN IP, but not using the external IP. My router is set up to forward PPTP to the correct machine and the server can access the internet. However, ...
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Redirect traffic to local address so iOS speedtest app measures LAN speed

I have mounted a Speedtest Mini server on a local LAMP, so I can test my LAN speeds effortlessly just by opening the URL with a Flash enabled web browser, the thing is, I want my iOS and Android ...
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Only outgoing connection, no incoming connection in LAN

In one of the Windows XP PC sometimes all other Pc's in the LAN connection cannot access it. but all the other PC's can be accessed from it.Its like no incomming connection only outgoing . It is ...