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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connect two PCs: direct cable vs Router

I have two Computers within 2 meters of each other. I need to connect both of them. Now I have two options: 1) connect both of them directly via a lan cable 2) connect both of them to a common router ...
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Multiple UDP servers at same port, only locally?

Someone sends a UDP packet over the internet to a router public IP and port. Can this packet reach all the PCs of the LAN (using broadcast?) if they are listening on the port for UDP ?
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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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Right way to “pause” the network interface controller on Windows 7?

I have machine with Windows 7 and with ethernet NIC (network card). I want to interrupt data flow (like when I pull out the network cable). But I do not want Windows to stop network stack (network ...
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How can I boost clipboard sync over RDP on my local network?

I have two computers on the same network, one of them has two monitors. On the one with two monitors I like to have RDP open on one monitor that is always connected to the other computer. Everything ...
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OpenWRT router's dnsmasq settings block lan name resolution?

I have a version 15.05 OpenWRT router which is a member of a local network. This network has its own DHCP and DNS servers which dnsmasq should automatically use for domain name resolution. However ...
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What is the max latency a LAN network can have if the maximum lenght is 100 meters (328 feet)? [closed]

Besides the question. What is the ideal latency a LAN network should have? And what is a good and bad latency?
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Can I /release and /renew DHCP of a router?

My current setup is as follows: There is a router the WAN goes into (R1). There is one more router (R2) connected to it and two switches. WAN | | R 1 | | ----- R 2 | | -...
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SSH over public LAN?

I am using two laptops (OS X and Windows 10) at a Starbucks and want to transfer a file from one to the other without using a USB flash drive. It is a large file so I don't want to send it over the ...
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When files are copied through LAN network which computer is doing most of the work?

Let's say I have two computers in a network (Same OS..let's say Windows ), one very fast and one very slow, and I want to copy files from one to another. Does it make any difference which one I use to ...
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Mac OS X machine can’t reach other servers on the LAN

My Mac can’t reach other servers on the LAN. janos@macbook:~$ netstat -r Routing tables Internet: Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire default ...
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Connect to two wifi networks with one wifi network card on Windows (one for lan, one for internet)

I have a ZONE WIFI with my android celphone activated and connected via my network wifi card, so I can't connect to my LAN network via wifi at the same time, there is a way that I can connect both at ...
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How to let Windows 10 automatically add LAN route to my route table

As you may know, if you connect your computer to LAN, you will alwasy automatically get a route like this: IPv4 Route Table =========================================================================== ...
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Port forwarding works locally over LAN IP but not over the router WAN IP from another building

I have a commercial setup where everything is on the the same xxx.xxx.xx.1-255 network. I have a D-link router (DIR-615) that is on this network in another building with the router IP as xxx.xxx.xx....
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Internet connections work on Linux Mint system, but Intranet connections fail

As the title states everything is working fine but when I try to connect to any of our Intranet servers I get “server cannot be found.” If I put the IP address of the server in the browser it connects ...
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Can a device be a proxy into another network?

I am trying to work out if this is possible, I'm sure it is but it would be advanced proxying which I am unsure of the terminology for. So I have a Device, lets call it A which is connected to a ...
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LAN to WAN visualization

I'm having trouble wrapping my head around how LAN to WAN and vice versa works. To give an example that might be helpful. On a given network, you use a domain's WAN to remote into their term server ...
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NetworkManager disrupt LAN connection after system reboot

Since several weeks ago, every time I reboot from Linux, LAN connection cannot be established. I cannot use LAN in Linux(Arch Linux), Windows(Windows 10), or even BIOS when trying to boot-up through ...
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Proxy isn't responding on IE and Chrome

I use Windows 7 32bit. 3-4 months ago, after I had lots of virus attacks, I used Kaspersky Antivirus to clean the malware and then I recovered my computer. Now Firefox is working with the Internet, ...
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Share VirtualBox OS through LAN to boot from another PC?

In my school, our computers are not really computers (confusing). We have something like set top boxes that are connected through LAN cable to a huge server that runs Operating systems: The ...
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Windows 10 can’t connect to intranet devices

I’m trying to connect to my intranet devices but I cannot connect to any of them because Windows says that it cannot find the destination. I tried with wireless and it worked tried with LAN and it is ...
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Access server through LAN while using internet on 3G

I have a problem having my 3G and LAN connecting simultaneously. At work we are connected through LAN to a server, which has an internet connection and we also access our files from there. I am ...
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Configure second wifi router on same LAN as primary?

I bought a second home wifi router to extend my wireless coverage. It has a wired connection to the primary router and is configured with a different SSID. I'd also like the second router to perform ...
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Make RDP & VNC work within home LAN network?

I just need to open up posts/ forwards/ triggers on both Routers, not sure exactly HOW: RDP: 3389 VNC: 5900 I've already tried a few googled tutorials. It's not working. The machines can access ...
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Web server slow on lan using URL, fast using local IP

I have a web (HTTP) server set up behind a router in my house. I have set it up to use DuckDNS with a subdomain name. For the purpose of this explanation I'll say that the subdomain is sub1.duckdns....
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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one lan port connecting to a switch, will the LAN cat type affect the speed?

I am fairly new to network setup. My topology is like this. WAN->Modem->Router->Hub-> 6 Wireless APs->Devices I have a fibre connection connected to a modem , then a modem connected to a router and ...
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Windows 7: Local Domain

I'm setting up a local(LAN) web server using Windows 7 ULTIMATE and XAMPP. Is it possible to setup a local domain where the computers in my network can access the server on visiting http://...
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Access LAN PC remotely but that PC Password is empty

Are there any method to connect LAN PC call PC-A (192.168.1.10) in the same network in another PC call PC-B (192.168.1.11). But First PC PC-A password is empty! It can be possible to connect PC-A ...
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Why can't I access LAN servers in Windows 10?

I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10, and now I can't see LAN servers (Minecraft, COD, etc). If I start a LAN server from my desktop I am not able to connect to this server from my laptop. (I tried ...
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Media Server not visible - Two networks

I have the following network setup, and although it seems very simple, I'm finding it difficult to set up. Overall, it is as follows: Dlink Dir-100 - connected to internet: DHCP and DNS server, ...
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Local Area Connection [closed]

I asked this question within the last couple of days , and it was too easily written off as being too difficult to understand and did not help me or my situation at all. So here attempt 3.i will keep ...
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Is it possible to create some Sort of File Sharing Server/Service/Feature For My Home /Neighbourhood Network

I want the users in the Network to be able to Share their files with one Another. I know about Port Forwarding and UPNP . I tried DC++ and its HUB server. HUB server was accessible but They couldn't ...
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How to prevent wireless adapter to get automatically disabled when I plug in the LAN cable

I have a new Lenovo W541. At work I have both a cable connection with Proxy and a wifi connection. In my previous laptop I was able to switch from a connection to the other just by disabling and ...
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LAN only personal cloud file server (Windows 7 laptop) [closed]

I have a Windows 7 laptop, currently running a music/video server (Emby). I have this media server running through a wireless/LAN router that is NOT connected to the internet. I am wondering if there ...
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Network is connecting using Lan but WIFI is not found in the network devises

I am using DLink 2750 router, problem is that the network is not visible in the WiFI netwoks. Using Lan is working but Wifi is not working on my laptop...please advise a solution
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How to extend an ethernet cable with a cheap coupler?

I have a long ethernet LAN cable buried in the wall and replacing the the whole thing is not an option. I simply want to extend the cable a bit without bringing a network guy home. I have lots of ...
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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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can windows have two or more real(not virtual) lan connection from one Ethernet?

I am making a c# application and checking Mac address . in my computer there are three wireless LAN connection, two of them virtual and one real connection as shown in ipconfig /all . It also shows ...
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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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Trouble streaming audio over LAN using VLC?

Trying to send audio from PC1 to PC2 over VLC. This is PC1 VLC config: https://vid.me/juC7 PC2 is connecting to http://192.168.1.4:1234 through VLC. I don't get any errors but neither can I press ...
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Would having a 10/100 router connected to a gigabit switch for the LAN allow the LAN to be gigabit?

Ive got a home network that uses cat6 and a managed gigabit switch. The internet line in is c. 45mbps which goes into a 10/100 modem / router combi and then into the gigabit switch. With the network ...
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Why do the route tables behave differently in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7?

I have the following network layout: 192.168.3.0/24 - WiFi, Internet; 192.168.46.0/24 - LAN, used for local homegroup, Synergy kbd/mouse sharing only. No Internet. Windows 8.1, 192.168.3.126, 192.168....
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Sharing internet without wifi

How can I use the Internet on two computers when I only have one Ethernet cable connected to the switch in my hostels's server room which is further connected to central sever room which is further ...
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Wireless for internet wired for LAN games while sharing internet connectivity?

So without using a bridge connection, is it possible? Bridge connections are currently broken in the windows 10 build I am using. Causes my drivers to crash requiring a reboot to get working. As does ...
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How to securely run two LANs on a single ethernet cable?

there are two rooms (A and B) connected by an ethernet cable (~50 meters long). All the main appliances are in Room A (router, server, firewall, smart switch…). Currently all the devices in both the ...
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Why can't my computer and Android phone communicate over WiFi?

I am trying to run an internet radio server on my computer with icecast that I will connect to over the LAN with my phone using VLC player, however on my network my computer cannot ping my phone and ...
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Change WAN port to WL0 interface?

I just installed DD-WRT on my Linksys E3000 router. I've never used this firmware before. I checked the Bandwidth tab, which shows that the WAN interface is getting about 7Mbps bandwidth, while the ...
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Can you use winpcap over wifi through virtual lan?

Winpcap does not work with wifi, so I'm trying to think of a workaround. First question, what if you had a setup like this: Router -> laptop receiving wifi -> bridge connection to lan port -&...