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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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 ?
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Broad Band LAN connection through existing 6 wire phone line ( no phone connected )

I have an (up to but never achieved ) 10 mb broadband signal coming into my house along the telephone line. The modem then connects the broadband signal via a LAN connection and Wi-Fi signal to my ...
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DD-WRT - Connection count for a device is very high?

My desktop PC has a connection count of 238 on the DD-WRT lan page. Other devices have only a few. I connect to it using a powerline adapter. Could that be the reason? What does the number mean ...
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Assign LAN port as WAN on Technicolor TG582n router

I have recently switched my home Internet connection from copper to fibre. With a copper installation I had a Technicolor TG582n router (Technicolor 582n - ADSL2+ / ADSL2 / ADSL - see top of linked ...
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Building a LAN emulator for gaming purposes

I built a simple utility for Warcraft III that allows users to join remotely hosted games just as if they were accessible in their LAN. Its idea is pretty straightforward: Players A and B want to ...
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How do I bridge connections in windows 7?

At work, our ISP has gone down, 3 days running. A company next door has kindly provided us with access to their wireless network, and I'd like to get our internal mail server (win 7) to become online ...
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How to synchronize tasks on multiple computers

I would like to be able to run similar tasks on several computers that must be precisely synced. More specifically I need 4 laptops to be synced, probably over local network, and I need to use one of ...
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Does computers on same LAN share their hosts file between each others?

Does computers on same LAN share their hosts file between each others? As I do not have access to the iPad host file, I was wondering if my iPad would try to resolve an address by asking other ...
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Monitor LAN bandwidth usage on home network [duplicate]

Hope someone can help me. I'm looking for a bit of software that will let me monitor which device is using all the internal bandwidth on my home network. I have a Linksys E2400 router. Some devices ...
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iMac combine wifi and lan connection?

I have iMac in company connected both lan and wifi, where wifi is for public network & lan is private. is there any configuration to connect both wifi and lan and setup always use wifi, but make ...
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LAN sharing on Dropbox

We've got several machines running Dropbox (all mac osx desktops and laptops - no mobiles / tablet apps). 99% of the time we are syncing data between machines that are in the same room and on the same ...
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Cannot identify network through wireless or LAN on new internet router/provider

I am unable to connect to my new talk talk internet on my desktop. When I tried to connect using my mobile phone, it connect straight away and works great. However when i try to connect my desktop ...
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Can't connect to local Sql Server while connected to a VPN

We have a Sql Server in our office here that I connect to regularly. No problems. We have a client now to whose VPN we need to connect using the Windows VPN software. When I connect to the VPN ...
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how to connect a device android to Local area network via VPN

I want to connect my android phone to the local area network at company via VPN. I use software "X-plore" to connect LAN via wifi is worked perfect. But when i use 3G and use X-plore to connect LAN, ...
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netstat multiple local addresses - connections from other PC in LAN to Internet

Running netstat on my Ubuntu 12.04 in a LAN reveals entries like this: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp 0 0 ...
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How to set up a private mediawiki or wordpress site that can be accessed from my other laptop?

I bought a chromebook to use as a secondary computer, and once I save up money I'd like to buy a windows laptop as a primary computer (not because i dislike my chromebook, i've been very pleased so ...
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LAN can connect with computer name but not with IP

I've got a small office network, about 20 machines, that all use Windows 7, and the problem described in the title. Computer TM (the troublemaker) wants to talk to Computer FS (a file server), but it ...
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Can connect through WiFi but not through LAN

My sysadmin recently passed away very suddenly so we're in a bind here. Network is not working. Strangely we can connect through WiFi but not through LAN. Our network is a maze of switches and hubs ...
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Use desktop as hotspot

I have a windows 7 desktop that is connected to the internet through wi-fi. I have a linux laptop that I want to share the internet with through a LAN able form my desktop to my laptop? HOw do I set ...
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LAN doesn't reconnect after sleep/hibernation

After sleep and/or hibernation, I can't get my LAN connection to work. Windows reports "Local Area connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration". Disabling and enabling the adapter doesn't work ...
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transfer files from old pc(without os) to new one using LAN

PC A: old one whose files is required; it doesn't have any os but I can boot it using live versions of linux(ubuntu for example) or windows repair disks; PC B: new one; running windows 7; two pcs ...
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Getting problems connecting to my server

I have a problem in my network. I have one network with 3 computers, 1 printer and 1 windows server version 2008. All computers in the network connected to the server have 192.168.1.xxx- IP addresses. ...
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invalid csv file for lan fax

I am trying to import a list of fax-numbers in Excel into the LAN-FAX address book. To do this I need to convert an .xlsx file into a .CSV file with an ASCII or Unicode character encryption. I need to ...
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150mbps cable internet, but only for some PCs

I just got 150 mbps cable modem service. I have a Netgear R6300v2 router, a Motorola SB6141 cable modem, and a Netgear GS605v4 switch. I have a Sony VAIO laptop that when hooked up to the modem ...
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Does each LAN need to have its own separate DNS server?

Does each LAN need to have its own separate DNS server? I am just trying to work this out to answer a practice exam, but I can't find the answer or a solution to it anywhere. Yes I may not have ...
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Routing a static private IP address

I'm running a home server inside my NATed LAN, which is connected to the Internet through a D-link DIR-652 home router. I have specified the necessary port forwards at the router settings and have ...
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Skype chat history and web browsing history [closed]

In an office work place, can a network admin have access to my Skype chat history and web browsing history without logging in to my pc since all pc's are connected with the same network?