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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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?
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How to slow down lan for a target ip

How can i slow down the lan for a specified Ip address? My friend was telling me about this program that will slow down lan, and we were trying to find it. It was used about the year 2000. Thanks
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local area network cache of youtube videos [closed]

In our company a lot of people listen to songs on youtube. This is often practically saturating our internet connection (which is kinda slow due to technical reasons we can not overcome). Is there a ...
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My LAN wont connect to the internet and is showing that i am using a different router

ok so here is what is happening..... my laptop has wireless and it connects totally fine to the internet using the wifi. the wifi connection is called TP-Link, which is the router we are using.... ...
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How can I connect to two separate routers (one via wifi for Internet and one via LAN for networked drives) and still get Internet service?

I live in a small hotel that provides WIFI Internet service. I have 3 - 2TB Network hard drives I also want access to. I have a Cisco E2000 Wireless Router that they are connected to. For the past 3 ...
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Sharing network HDD between two WiFi routers (two separated LANs)

How can I connect external network hard drive to two WiFi routers? Each WiFi router has it's own LAN and internet connection. I don't want to share the internet connection nor any other devices ...
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Is it possible to connect a NAS to both WAN and LAN at the same time?

Thinking of upgrading my Synology DS209 NAS to a newer model with dual gigabit ethernet connections. Currently my NAS sits outside my LAN, connected to WAN through one of my modem's four ports, ...
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Why is my LAN not gigabit?

The in-wall CAT5e LAN cabling in my newly built house (photos during construction) is weird: it works perfectly fine except it only allows 100Mbps and not gigabit. To clarify, the wired LAN ...
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Wake On Lan just doesn't want to work

It just doesn't want to work, believe me I've tried everything. Windows says driver is up to date. In advanced everything about WoL is enabled. In Bios it's enabled. The problem is after shut down the ...
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LAN connection - DOS to Windows 7

Hello community, This is my problem: I'm trying to connect a DOS-machine to a Windows 7 computer, using a LAN-crossover-cable - and it won't work. I want to access a shared directory on the ...
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How can I share my USB internet USB0 to the RPI on my LAN connected via ETH0

Laptop = linux RPI = raspbian USB internet = mobile tethering I can have both devices on my computer. If I try and ping i get the following: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes ...
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ASUS RT-N10 router and a 8 port wireless switch to make a network of 10 PCs

I need to set up a 10 PC network for playing games and sharing files. We all use windows 7. I've heard that if I connect a switch to a port on the router and others to the computers then the ...
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Dlink 2750u F/W IN_1.08. How to configure LAN port as WAN port

I am using Dlink 2750 u router having firmware version IN_1.08. This router having optional switching of LAN port to WAN port for internet access.I am confused how to switch it because there is no ...
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How to add a password to join LAN network

I have a router set up with wireless passwords, but anybody who plugs an ethernet cable into a wallsocket will have access to the network regardless of passwords. Is there a program or method of ...
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Proxy setting resets automatically

I am using windows 8 pro. I connect through a proxy server to use institute lan. But recnetly I am facing a problem that the proxy setting is getting reset by itself without any prompt. It is ...
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Wireless Disabled When Connected to Domain and Wired

When I'm connected to a Domain and wired lan is connected, wireless connections disappears. Wireless Connection in Networks devices is not greyed out. I have tried running" wmic nic where ...
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How to use Tor over Lan

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with Tor. Now with following credentials Tor works fine with any SOCKS5 supported apps. Host: 127.0.0.1 Port: 9050 This laptop is connected with WiFi router ...
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Restricting users to Internet only (no LAN) on router (RT-N56U and DGL-4300)

I've been working on this for the past 6 hours and have made no progress. The setup looks like this: |Internet|---|Router1|---|Router2|---|LAN1| | | ...
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Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync to get files shared from another Dropbox account (on the same LAN)?

Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync between two different accounts? I'm 99% certain that if the iPad and the computer are using the same Dropbox account that the LAN is used. I am much less certain ...
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How to find IP address of router connected to another router?

I'm trying to setup two routers in my home network, and I'm confused here. My system looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/U3dK2SQ.png So the router 2 is connected to the line. And I'm (my PC is) ...
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Playing multiplayer Age of Empires stopped working after switching to new router ASUS RT-N66U

Playing this old game has never been a problem while my LAN was setup with an old DLINK WBR-2310. I recently switched to a powerful router, the ASUS RT-N66U. Everything goes well on the LAN. Windows ...
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How to inspect DSL router? [closed]

There is a DSL connection and a DSL router (Speedport W 701V). After some days or weeks (I didn't record the events) the router makes some problems. Internet connection is ... broken but not ...
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Can not assign a specific ip under lan

in LAN under router there is static ips are configured, all connections are working properly and internet also is working very well, except a specific ip which is "192.168.2.2" which was working ...
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Which network configuration?

I have a dual core machine at home w/ 8GB RAM and 3 TB HDD. I have a static IP and a couple of registerd domain names.I have a consumer grade ZTE VDSL2 modem/WiFi accesspoint/router/switch that I can ...
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ubuntu Server with REALTEK 8111/8168 NIC without connectivity

I am having trouble setting up a home server with the Realtek 8111/8168 (rev 06) on-board ethernet adapter. In the home server, there are two HDDs running as a RAID 1, an AMD Phenom II X4 945 and a ...
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Windows combine WiFi sharing + ethernet

I'm using a 4G dongle to connect my main PC to the internet, but I have multiple devices so I share my 4G connection using Connectify. I'm using this software instead of the built in adhoc network, ...
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Computers not connecting both on the internet at the same time through LAN

I have set a LAN connection between two of my computers, they do connect to the internet, however if I wanted to go online on both at the same time, one would get stuck. My modem is a 'all-in-one' ...
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Can router connect back to itself over Internet and why?

As it it sates in title. Every router I had couldn't connect back to itself over Internet, for example: I open forward port 22 for ssh on my PC. I try to connect to that ssh with other PC in same ...
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Windows XP LAN Connectivity

I have 3 desktops all running Windows XP SP 3 connected to a ADSL Modem-Router. On 2 systems I have assigned static IP addresses and am not facing problems with Internet connection or LAN sharing. On ...
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what's IPv6 analogue for IPv4 `arp -an` and “arp who-has”?

In IPv4 world, when you want to talk to another computer, you ask which MAC address claims a given IPv4 address, the arp who-has ... tell ... exchange as per tcpdump, and a cache of such mappings from ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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Can I use a VPN to trick minecraft into connecting via LAN?

I recently purchased Minecraft for a younger cousin of mine. Her best friend and Minecraft playmate is another cousin. However, they live in two separate houses. In the interest of setting up a ...
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changed IP on one computer, other computers not picking up new address

I recently gave one of my desktop computers a static IP to resolve an IP address conflict. One of my laptops picks up the new address immediately, but two of my other computers are still getting the ...
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Sharing a printer between two LAN with separate internet connection

Have two LANs with separate routers with internet connections which are not connected together and have setup a wireless printer on one network. I want to share the printer on the other network and ...
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How is LAN diagram/schematic where my cable modem is connected to?

I'm not an IT guy, i'm just home user which know a bit about networking. I'm trying to learn how the connection (LAN) is built in outer side of my home LAN. Here's the diagram : PC ...
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Constant video stuttering/freezing/buffering over LAN

INTRODUCTION I just got a new computer, and for some reason I can't stream videos over LAN like I used to be able to with my old laptop. When streaming videos of any type, the video has to stop every ...
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In LAN, all IP should be private IP or not?

are there any cases that in LAN, host are assigned public IP? if so, why in these cases, public IPs are used in LAN?
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How to share LAN internet via wireless router

I have internet signal in gray cord in below snapshoot. I can have wifi internet connection when plugging in the gray cord to port 1,2,3,4 and NOT to the internet port as shown in the snapshoot. ...