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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 direct connection local lan + WIFI internet?

I am running 2 computers. Each have a WIFI connection to the router (other location in the house) which provides internet. I would like now to directly connect those 2 computers via their Gigabit ...
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What device to use to share LAN's internet?

See what I want to do:- In my department, my boss's desktop is connected to department's LAN via cable wire by which he also surfs internet. Whenever I too have to use internet, I pull out LAN wire ...
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Cannot ping from Android Device to Windows 8 PC

I have Wifi network with 2 Android devices and 1 Windows 8 PC. I am able to connect to internet on all 3 devices. I can ping android devices from win8 pc. But I cannot ping win8 pc from android ...
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Can't ping local computer on Macbook, but can on iPhone

I have a computer on my network that I can reach from my iPhone (at the same IP), but my Macbook can't seem to be able to ping it. I have my firewall disabled on my Macbook, and I'm not sure what ...
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Connect ISA500 Series router to another router with a different subnet

I have a CISCO ISA570 router that serves as my business router. That works just fine for all wired and wireless devices. The subnet of this network is 192.168.75.x\ I have another Router (Netgear ...
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How to connect many machines to a LAN via a router?

I connect to the internet using a static ip given by my ISP. When I plug in the cable directly into my pc or my laptops, I'm able to join the LAN composed of the other computers in my neighborhood. ...
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My colleague often shuts down my machine through the LAN - how do I prevent it?

This might sound weird. My colleague and I were working on a Windows machine. He frequently shuts it down through the LAN. He usually follows these steps: Access command prompt, enter shutdown -i. ...
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How to manipulate LAN driver files to accept Windows Server 2012?

Problem My problem is that my motherboard's LANdriver doesn't support Windows Server 2012, but I've read that this is just a check that's causing this and can be removed. I believe this to be true, ...
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Need a LAN Network Traffic Monitor web-tool

I've spent hours looking for a tool to monitor my LAN network. My router is a TP-LINK TL-WR941N, and it provides a Statistics Page, which seems useful. ROUTER STATISTICS -> ...
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Windows internet connection only after deactivating and activating LAN adapter

When I start my Window 7 PC I get no internet connection. LAN works, but internet does not. If I deactivate and then reactivate the LAN adapter, I get an internet connection. Any idea what could be ...
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How can I create a fast and secure network connection using 4 Internet LAN connections

I need some help I have 4 separate LAN internet connections that I would like to connect to a computer server to redistribute as one connection to 5 rooms, and would also like to have wireless access ...
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Enabling access to my localhost/wampserver WP on LAN

Listening on port 80 by default. Tried this in httpd.conf, which worked somewhat: <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> ...
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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 ...