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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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth enabled. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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Options for subnet w/o internet access accessible by all computers on network w/ internet

Net diagram: I want a computer on my 'normal' network N1 (where all machines have internet access) to also simultaneously be able to connect to N2, a 'subnet' (not sure if this is the right word?) ...
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BIND DNS server (Windows) - Unable to access my local domain from other computers on LAN

I have a BIND DNS server running on my Windows 7 development machine and I'm serving pages with WAMPSERVER. My ideia is to develop some tools (in PHP) for my intranet at work and I want them to be ...
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Do Network Permissions apply to the Local Computer Too?

If, say, I were to say that only a certain account were allowed to read a folder on an external drive, and then I were to take the external drive to another computer, would it be able to read the ...
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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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Computer monopolizes bandwidth of the LAN

My problem isn't just that a computer downloads/uploads at its maximum, saturating the LAN's bandwith by doing so. The thing is it only uses 1-1.5 Mo/s when other computers on the LAN can download at ...
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wo network cards. How to setup one lan and one wan on server

I have a server with two NIC cards. Right now eth0 is connected to my router to my ISP. But i want to setup eth1 as my LAN so deliver an internet connection from the server to my laptop. How can i ...
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Ping or accessing WAN IP from LAN results in failure on only one box

Morning/evening gents. I purchased a radical domain name today to set up a name for my services and to set up SSL. I configured the SSL fine and all but when I went to my website I couldn't connect. ...
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Should I upgrade my LAN setup for better server hosting?

My current setup, Wave 7 Optics LMG-441E Gateway, going into a Linksys going into a WRT54G Router, with a Cisco SE1500 Switch. I'm running a Minecraft server with a wired connection to the switch, ...
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Iptables drop forward packets to specific host

I am having trouble isolating a specific host from others on my lan. What I am trying to do is only allow communication between 192.168.0.2. and 192.168.0.8 as well as not allow any other host to ...
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How to connect to a computer on LAN using some other account then earlier used?

I have 7 computers on the LAN in a small home office, and one of the computers PC01 has data that will be accessed by other users. Till now, all I had to do was share the relevant folders with ...
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Simple Network Connection issue

Using Windows XP, all Notebooks (HP6910p) are connected to switch through cables. Cables are okay/tested and working perfectly. All of computers are automatically being assigned an IP on network ...
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775twins hdtv motherboard doesnt have Ethernet drivers for win 7

I have 775twins hdtv motherboard but in the manufacturer site there are only drivers for windows xp, and my computer is missing the Ethernet drivers what can I do
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How to achieve this in my office network?

Here is my existing office network. I have setup Squid proxy server on one of my PC. How do I have all devices connect thru this proxy server instead of the router. NOTE: All PCs are connected to ...
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Simultaneous connection to LAN and WAN with filters

I'm looking for a software helping me to solve a problem I have in my office network. I have a laptop connected via LAN to local servers, webfarm servers, webfarm and internet. In this network I am ...
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Joining two networks at two different places with subneting?

How to connect two different networks at different places with 1 server, three hosts, a router and a switch in each network?
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ICS for only Specific IP using Firewall

Can I share internet connection just for a couple of specific IPs instead of whole Local Area Network (static IP assigned to all machines). If it's not possible using windows default firewall, is ...
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Local cloud Gaming (e.g local OnLive)

Is there a software that allows to create OnLive-like server for game for playing in LAN? Computing power and bandwidth is enough to do such thing, software is the only problem.
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How to connect 2 laptop located at different place

I am trying to do a web based remote desktop application using Java Tomcat, what I know is that I need to configure the port forwarding on router, I am trying on WLAN, I can't ping another workstation ...
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No LAN and SMB access, and Explorer not responsive, when using a second connection

I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I know that there are several questions about multiple connection (LAN + LAN and LAN + dialup) but I haven't been able to find one that fits my scenario. ...
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Connecting 2 LANs via Wi-Fi

At my home I have a LAN with very fast internet (120Mbit/s). On my roof I installed a Wi-Fi access point to get good Wi-Fi around my house. About 200meters (600feet) from me a friend lives and I want ...
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When I change the subnet for the LAN interface on a Sonicwall firewall the WAN interfaces go haywire. What should I do?

Our company's old subnet was 255.255.255.0. To adjust for growth we decided to implement a 255.255.248 subnet. Upon changing this in our Sonicwall's LAN interface, our WAN connections quit working ...
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Second WAN/LAN in office, want to share printers between them

My business is growing so I've decided to purchase a second DSL line, to separate two departments to allow for more bandwidth usage. Previously I had a network printer that served both departments. ...
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detecting reason for slow LAN

hi we're having a small company LAN with about 10 boxes and a wireless webcam. the problem is that internet + lan is really slow and i'd like to find out which client is causing it. is there a tool ...
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What can I do to directly access any system without having to log in?

I have a issue that may be in local area connection or DNS on server. I have a local area network with one server and 5 systems. I have installed the DNS on server to manage the users. now issue is ...
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The Internet connection on Debian breaks often, Internet connection is fine on Windows

I just set up a Debian machine to use as a web server. However, it would randomly lose Internet access for a while, then be fine a few minutes later. Other computers on the same network are fine. I ...
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setting up virtual host on a LAN

I'm trying set up virtual host test.com on my LAN. I set it up on my laptop and it's working well but problem is when the others want to browse, it doesn't work! Note: my laptop has ad-hoc wireless ...
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Why is my local Apache install slow on Windows 7 only with LAN enabled?

I have a local Wampserver on Windows 7. With the LAN connection disabled, it runs as fast as I would expect. WIth the LAN connection enabled, it waits 20-30 seconds before serving pages either locally ...
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Add wired lan adapter to Windows 7 on a Lenovo X200?

I am using a Lenovo x200. By default it has a wireless connection. However, when I try to use a wired Lan in some places, I cannot find the local area connection adapter. How do I add this?
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Can see 100mbps in the lan even though i have cat6 cables and gigabit switch

I have a lan setup where i used cat 6 cable and a gigabit switch .. also the systems all have gigabit ports but lan connection speed only shows as 100mbps .. all the systems are running windows xp .. ...
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Problem in Internet Access using Static Ip connection

My computer (running WINDOWS XP) is on the network and can access the internet. It's IP address is set automatically (LAN -> Internet Protocol -> Properties -> Obtain an IP address Automatically). ...
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WLAN issue with Tenda W307R

I'm new to the program so please if this is the wrong place to ask redirect me and I'll pull down my question. I have a Tenda W307R that I am trying to set up as a wireless access point for my ...
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What is the difference between hostname suffixes .local and .lan?

Why do other computers on my home network sometimes resolve as xyz.local and other times as xyz.lan ? I have a NAS device that shows up in Safari Bonjour bookmarks as xyz.local. I've copied a direct ...
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How to redirect / route VPN traffic to back standing local network?

There are two computers one "HOME" with Ubuntu 10.10 installed, and another "WORK" with WinXP installed. WORK PC is behind draconian firewall. However, let's imagine, that there is VPN connection ...
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Sharing folders on LAN with a DMZ computer on same tier (in DMZ)

This is my current setup, tiers in order; Modem Linksys wireless router D-Link wired router - wired desktop 1 - wireless laptop Wired DMZ desktop 2 Modem is connected to the linksys wireless ...
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If lan is connected?

I want to write a script and put it in /etc/rc.local so that if lan is connected then rfkill block all else nmcli con up id 'Network id' --nowait How should I write the if part and how should ...
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Wired ADSL2 Router?

I have an ADSL2 Router and as of now I connect to the Internet with a LAN cable. I want to access the Internet wirelessly. How do I do this? Do I create an access point to this existing router so ...
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Problem with 3rd party updates

I have a strange problem with the internet access of 3rd party programs. Whenever I want to update a program, it cannot access the update server and gives an error complaining about the internet ...
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Need a complete conference solution for LAN

I'm looking for a software tool that does the following Has: Contact list Group Text chat Group Video chat Group Chalkboard Group Presentation Group windows desktop viewing (and assistance) All ...
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Can router bottleneck LAN traffic over Ethernet?

Say I have a 100mb router and I'm using cat 6 cables connecting 2 PCs to the router, will I be able to achieve 1gb transfers between the 2 PC's via the network or will it only get upto 100mb?
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How to setup proxy in your network?

I have cisco DPC2320 WiFi Modem. I want to setup a proxy in my whole network. So that any device which connects to my network through WiFi or LAN would have a proxy. Can anyone please help me out?
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Windows Server 2012 r2 Hyper-v 2 External Switches

I wish I could have a setup as the following: I have Windows Server 2012 R2 I have Two NICs: First one is connected to the LAN and the second one connected to the Internet I have Created two ...
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Using Win7 PC for routing

I would like to use a Windows 7 PC with 3 Lan cards and 2 Wi-Fi as a router. For example, I have a PC with 3 LAN cards and two Wi-Fi cards. I would like to use one LAN card to connect to the public ...
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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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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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Work VPN only slow on at my house

I am connecting to my work VPN from home. It is EXTREMELY SLOW. network admin and sys admin see no issues on the VPN side. IE, it is working properly from them when they are on the vpn and the ...
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How can I find out why the internet connection speed in our LAN is so slow?

The internet connection speed in our LAN has been slow down for several days. Is it possible that a virus is the cause of that? How can I detect the cause of this low speed? EDIT : I closed ...
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Assistance needed configuring two routers

I need help configuring 2 routers for my home internet please. My principal router is also a modem ( Vodafone.de - Kabeldeutschland modem/router )and my second router is from Linksys. Both have ...
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How do I make it so that my a computer won't boot unless it is connected to a LAN cable?

I know this sounds like a bit of a silly question in some ways but humour me :P Basically I want to make it virtually impossible for a computer to start up without having a LAN cable plugged in. I ...