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 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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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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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.
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Disabling internet connections while keeping one web service online

I know similiar questions were asked, but my problem has a little twist. I'm new at IT administration, but my supervisor gave me a task to complete: I have to disable web browsing on one of the ...
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Dnsmasq syntax errors

In the file where I have my IPs and corresponding domain names for dnsmasq, when the domain name is www.something.something it works; but when it is just something, it doesn't work, and the query is ...
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Sharing internet connection over LAN (Windows 8)

I have: PC (Windows 8) connected to the internet via WLAN. POS payment terminal connected to the PC via LAN (UTP). I would like to share internet connection to the POS payment terminal. The PC ...
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Sharing internet connection over LAN

I have PC (Windows 8) connected to the internet via WLAN. I have POS payment terminal connected to the PC via LAN (UTP). I would like to share internet connection to the POS payment terminal. The PC ...
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When running a bind server where do i specify my lan machines hostnames?

So im running an arch linux bind server, and trying to acomplish a pseudo local development domain called ld.pvt so that from my other machines i have web accessible access to the web servers on the ...
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Unable to ping Computers connected to two different Access Points of the same router

I have a D-Link wireless router with four ethernet ports. I have two Wireless Access Points enabled on my router. If I connect say PC1 and PC2 to two of the ethernet ports it can ping each other. If ...
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Remote connection of a Mac to a Linux server

Firstly, forgive my ignorance, but I am not into this kind of stuff... There is a system of local computers (Linux) connected through LAN in an office. To each of these computers a hostname has been ...
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Troubles using Wake on LAN

I hope I'm posting to the right place, and apologize if it is not. I am trying to set up WoL on my computer but am having trouble. I went into my Realtek Network adapter through the device manager ...
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how to network computers to access locally served content via web browser without internet connection

I'm hoping to get a broad overview to the best approach for this - I've built a web application that does not require the internet for any external resources - all content is served locally, and I've ...
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System freezing regularly using Vuze - update LAN driver?

I've pretty much narrowed down the cause of my system freezing to VUZE. I've ruled out overheating, memory issues, malware & viruses. In fact, when I don't run Vuze for a few days, there are no ...
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Can't connect to specific gateways

All PCs mentioned are wired and used a static IP and were adjusted with the gateway. I finished my installation of pfSense. All was working well I had everything configured. All of the sudden on ONE ...
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Resolve wildcard.hostname in local network?

For web development on my local server (nginx) I like to create subdomain vhosts for some projects, mostly for convenience and flexibility. For example server { listen 80; server_name ...
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Cascading Cisco RV180 and Linksys E2000

I am trying to cascade 2 routers in my home network. I have an Actiontec DSL modem connected to the WAN port of my Cisco RV180. I am trying to connect a second router, a Linksys E2000, to my ...
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Windows 10 client can't see hosted LAN games over VPN, other clients can

The problem: 2 nodes, let's call them client and server - connected through VPN. Server runs a daemon (a game in a LAN hosting mode), the client cannot see/discover it as a local server while direct ...
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Can I activate Wake-On-LAN outside my local network?

I'd like to have some way to send the packet to my computer, say from another network. Is that possible? What would be the best way to do that, if possible? Like, can I just open port 9 and have the ...
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One or more network protocols are missing on this computer

I am using windows 10. I was working on my system. Then my system went to sleep. After one hour i opened my system on different wifi. During connection, wifi is not workiing. Then I have connected ...
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How to make two home networks?

My devices: A new wireless modem/router (D-Link DSL 2770L) with four ports including one WAN port An older wireless modem/router (TP-LINK TD-W8151N) with one LAN port An even older wired ...
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Modem - router port forwarding

I have a modem (provided by the ISP) that is connected to the internet, has IP 192.168.1.1 and creates a LAN 192.168.1.x. The router (ASUS brand) has IP in this LAN 192.168.1.3, and creates a sub-LAN ...
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Windows 7 - LAN disconnects automatically after locking

Some weeks ago, Windows 7 started to disconnect me from my LAN whenever I'm away from my computer. I've set it to lock my session after five minutes and turn off the screen at that time. After those ...
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LAN using crossover stops working after while

I tried to connect my two laptops using crossover LAN cable. They are are on the same WiFi with internet on addresses 192.168.0.xxx, but I want faster communication between them for my purposes. I ...
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What is a LAN based application?

I am reading a job advertisement / specification that mentions "support[ing] LAN applications" and I have no idea what it is and can't find anything on the internet. What would you normally understand ...
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Using OpenWRT to share Eduroam (802.1x) Wlan internet over the LAN plug

) Have here rather conceptual questions regards a hypothetical wisle idea: Take the eduroam Wlan Network (a 802.1x authentication one) and connect with a router (guess i have to flash openWRT) to it. ...
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Wake-on-LAN (from WAN) issue

I'm having an issue using Wake-on-LAN from the WAN, after everything has been configured correctly. First of all, no problems waking up the PC from inside the LAN. Always works. When it comes to WAN,...
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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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Connect a computer's LAN port to an Ethernet to Wi-Fi adapter to enable Wake-on-LAN over a Wi-Fi network?

I am talking about a device similar to this: Say, if I connected this device to my computer's LAN port using an Ethernet cable. Then I enable WOL on my computer. Would I possibly be able to then ...
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How can I use two Internet connections at the same time?

I have two Internet connections to my home and I want to use them simultaneously. Both of them are the same speed — something like 10Mbit/1Mbit. How can I achieve this? I'm thinking of using ...
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why doesn't system do ARP request broadcast before sending an IP packet?

First, let me describe the problem briefly. I have two programs which send IP packets from a host(192.168.0.101) to another host(192.168.0.106). These two programs are written respectively with C and ...
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NAS causing Internet Time Outs on other computers

Yesterday I installed a new Synology DS715 NAS server. Since then the internet connection on all other LAN connected PCs encounter disconnects. This is most noticable when playing online games, which ...
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Why can't i ping my iPad from the PC?

I have an iPad 2 with iOs 8.3 and i have a PC with Win 7. And i have a trouble: the PC can't ping the iPad. 'ping 192.168.0.41' says 'destination host unreachable' But my gate device, ZTE F660 can ...
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modem and two routers configuration

I'm struggling with my new network setup. My configuration is: Modem router1 (dlink 645) connected to the modem through WAN port router2 (dlink 655) connected to the router 1 LAN to LAN Both ...
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How can a user defend themself if they were victim of Arpspoof?

Question background: I was testing my internal home network using arpspoof. The result was I got positive and I was able to listen to HTTP traffic using tools like sslstrip. The Arpspoof command ...
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connect to two networks simultaneously via single ethernet port?

Is it possible to create multiple connections with same port? Is it possible to connect through them simultaneously/combine them? P.S: I am on windows 10
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How to redirect every request from user to local host

My question is how to trap traffic going to 202.20.20.20 (The website IP/any dynamic input of website) and redirect to 192.168.1.10
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QNX Neutrino 6.5.0 LAN communication

I have two PCs. 1) Console (Windows based), connected with 2) Qnx Neutrino 6.5.0(Simulator) using Ethernet cable. I want to send data from PC1-Console to PC2-QNX Neutrino 6.5.0 using LAN cable. What ...
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How to set-up local domain for DNS lookup?

I have set my LAN local domain to be local.example.com on my router, an ordinary Verizon FiOS wireless broadband router with no special configuration. All of the hosts are apparently being correctly ...
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How can I setup a router to assign IP addresses to all connections through a 24-port hub?

How can I do that? Also is there any router that is already ready to handle something like that? Is there any other recommended setup to solve this problem. This is a relatively low budget (probably ...
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how to redirect every request form user to local host [duplicate]

image shows how working of system should be How to trap traffic going to 202.20.20.20 (the website ip/ any dynamic input of website from user) and redirect to localhost.
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Wi-Fi extender has two IP addresses on LAN (bridged mode)

What I would like to know is why an extender within my network has two IP addresses, both accessible within the LAN. Network Configuration Modem: Used to connect to internet provider - (Standard ...
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Understanding power lan - from a tech point of view, why does it get slower

I do use power lan at my home. I found out that every few weeks, the connection speed drops. My internet has usually a download of 3.5 mb/s. It drops to a 0.55 mb/s. It's an easy fix, plug the pwer ...
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IP address from LAN side of client router appears in NAT table of primary router

I’m seeing what appears to be strange activity on my Primary router (the only router connected to the ISP modem) from one Android device. It could be that I’ve never seen it before as the day is ...
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Win7 Desktop Now Connected via Wifi Not LAN, How Fix?

Came home yesterday to find Internet not available. Clicked icon on taskbar and it asked me for a security key. Without thinking too much about it, I entered the key for my router. Still no ...
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connecting to internet via another PC

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question Currently i have this set up PC 1 and PC 2 are connected by a switch on the same subnet which is connected to a router. I would like to ...