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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Home LAN ping problems

I've following home LAN structure: I'm trying to ping PC2 (192.168.1.2) from PC1 (192.168.0.11) but without success. What should i do to be able to ping it? Should i configure the routing table on ...
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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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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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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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HP Laserjet printers do not work in a specific office network, works in others

We have a HP LJ 3055 at a branch office which stopped printing. Replacement LJ 3055 also didn't work there. RAW, port 9100. Printing problems affect a single LAN. Same printers work in other office. ...
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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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Weird network dropouts occur repeatedly on Windows 8.1 (Intel NUC)

I am using an Intel NUC mini PC here. It is running Windows 8.1 x64 and is used as a media center and communication PC. I want to also use it to access my media accross the internet using JRiver MC ...
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all outgoing tcp packets have source port 0.0.0.0

Currently I am connected to a network 169.254.x.x (a Hostel's Network) and there are three gateways that work as dhcp servers as well: 169.254.10.1 169.254.20.1 169.254.30.1 From a windows machine ...
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Monitor internet bandwidth of LAN users [closed]

I have made a small LAN network with ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user pcs ...
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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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LAN to LAN with different subnet

Is it possible to have 2 routers to communicate to each other via LAN to LAN (not LAN to WAN) despite both have different subnet? Topo: Router 1 (192.168.1.0/24) Router 2 (10.0.0.0/24) For ...
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Iball Modem's LAN port as WAN port

My modem is 150M Wireless-N ADSL2 + Router Model No.: iB-WRA150N with firmware :2.0.0 Build 120626 Rel.13023. In this device there are 4 LAN ports(RJ45) and 1(RJ11) port for telephone cable. ...
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making one network with ISP modem & own router

I have a modem from my ISP, with 2 LAN ports and a wireless network. (let's call these network A and wireless network A.) I bought a TP-link TL-WR1043ND, that has 1 internet port, 4 lan ports, and is ...
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How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN?

This is a little theory question that has been confusing me for a pretty long time. Basically, if we are inside of a private LAN, and we want incoming packets to reach, for example, an HTTP server ...
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What's wrong with my custom LAN cable?

This question is basically a continuation of this previous question. Never mind, here's the deal: I've made a LAN cable that goes through a wall, but it doesn't work. The cable is roughly 10m/30ft ...
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Cannot access LAN resources when connected via wireless

My ISP provided a BEC 7800 TN R2 router with wireless capability for my home. I have a Windows desktop computer connected via Ethernet cable to the router. I have no problems with my desktop computer. ...
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Connect two PCs using LAN cable over ipv6

I have to transfer the data from 1 pc to another using LAN cable. I know how to do it with ipv4, but I have some problem while using ipv6. Steps I have done: Dis-select the ipv4 opting from network ...
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Packets don't come back in a network with NAT in Cisco Packet Tracer

This is my network: I have done my best to try to solve the problem, but with no success. Whenever packets come from LAN 1 or LAN 3, the local IP addresses are translated into one of the 3 public ...
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Efficiency of using external IP to reach LAN device

I have a CCTV DVR that I use with a phone app. My home router updates DYNDNS, so the phone app uses to ______@dyndns.org as the IP. Here's what I have always wondered: If I use the phone app while ...
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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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Best way to transfer files over a LAN between two Linux computers

I want to transfer files (a music folder) between two Linux computers. After searching for the best way to do this, I've seen that there are lots of ways of doing this. I know this has been asked a ...
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What are common problems when using a home “router” as an access point?

I'm using a TP Link TL-WR841N wireless router (fairly nice, but sold for home use) to act as a wireless access point and provide additional network ports from an existing LAN. I've plugged the LAN ...
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How to configure router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access?

How can I configure a router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access? What kind of settings I should look into? I am using Tomato firmware.
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Set up a website on my internal network and access it with a domain name instead of IP

I have a small local network, with the following devices: a Belkin n150 router (older generation), a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU-Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) as my server, and another ...
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How do I connect to a locally run http server?

At home I'm using an ASUS RT-N66R router. I'm connected to it over WiFi. My laptop has an IP address of 192.168.1.86. I'm running an HTTP server on port 8000. Why can't I connect to the server by ...
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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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Can I use my wifi wingle to route and share LAN internet over wifi instead of its built in cellular network?

I have a wingle EC 315 which can create a wi-fi hot-spot but I DON'T want its evdo 3g network to be shared over wifi but want to share my LAN internet through it. I came across many sites but each ...
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LAN-cable assembled in a different way

I know of the regular crossover/straight-through assembly. But assuming all the cables are rearranged in order that the cables end up at the same pins but are of different color, what happens? Here's ...
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share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8 on LAN

How to Share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8? let's suppose my Debian User name is Wheezy and Password is Linux, and my Windows 8 user name is Windows and session login password is ...
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Ethernet port working in Kali, but not in Windows 8.1

I recently tried to connect my Raspberry Pi to my Dell Inspiron n5010 through the Ethernet port. To my shock, my laptop did not detect the network (didn't show the limited network icon), but the ...
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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 have a normal External Drive recognized by the router through RJ45

I have a network problem that I would like to see if I'm missing something, and as such, here is the data: NEED: I wish to make a "server"-like WLAN/LAN setup with what I have now without having to ...
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Can I combine two LANs into one to get double speed?

I have 2 LANs in my own PC & 2 Routers (TP-Link WR941N each) with 2 internet accounts (512Kbps each) connected to the same ISP signal & company using NanoStation 5 from ubnt. As you know the ...
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Connect two wireless routers with Lan cable over a distance of 100 meters

I have a Fiber optic coaxial connection in my home connected to a wireless router provided by my ISP. My office is not far away from my house but I don't receive a wireless signal from the router so ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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LAN stops working when booting to Windows

After enabling WOL (Wake on LAN) on my old PC, LAN completly stopped working in Windows XP. I can see lights on the LAN until it reaches the boot screen (snake). So far I tried next: • CMOS/BIOS ...
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Cannot access server but others can

OK, my problem is that I have just set up a server on my internal LAN and now it is in a datacenter. Everyone else can access the server and use it as normal. I however, cannot. When I ping the domain ...
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LAN/WLAN/home network connection dropping intermittently

I'm having an issue on our home network that is driving me mad. More often than not, when a user on our LAN is downloading and using most of the bandwidth my connection my PC or my laptop or my ...
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How to correctly describe a small network running multiple DHCP

I have a home network with multiple devices connected to a central router. I have limited ability to change the core of this network (ie mess with the router, put additional cabling in - joys of ...
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Linux Mint LAN Connecting But Not Working [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and working on Linux Mint 17.2 on my laptop. I am able to connect using LAN wire (i.e. on the right bottom it shows connected) but not able to access the internet. It works great on ...
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Why is my WiFi file copy so slow?

I have shared a folder on my Debian 8 GNU/Linux PC using Samba network sharing service. The folder is on an external hard disk that is connected to the PC using an USB 3.0 cable. The PC is connected ...
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Local DNS issue with TP Link router

Hi have difficulty in using TP link router (TL-R480T) as local DNS server to serve names of nodes (PCs) in a LAN. Any suggestion / solution is very much appreciated. Regards, Ashok
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Windows 10 “Update Over LAN” Option Not Working

I am having issues with the "Get updates from and send updates to PCs on my local network" option on Win10. A bit of a background on my setup -- I have 2 desktop PCs and 2 laptops (all Win10 x64 ...
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Why am i getting request timed out on my console when trying to ping a computer

I want to make sure that whether i can send some data from my system to my roommate's system.For that,i tried to ping his computer,but i am getting "request timed out error" and 100% loss of data.My ...
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LAN members Ubuntu machines can't see each other

I have LAN with three ubuntu 12.04 machines. Everyone see only itself and router: nmap -v -sP 192.168.1.2/24 | grep -v "host down" Nmap scan report for D-link.HomeGateway (192.168.1.1) Host is up ...
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Accessing Static Internal IP from outside my LAN

I have a static private(Internal) IP for my desktop PC and i have a sql server database on this PC that i can access inside my LAN from any other computer , but when i connect to a wifi outside my LAN ...
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How to calculate the number of requests per second for home LAN?

I am planning to build a simple DEV data center for my app out of my home LAN. I am trying to figure out (ballpark) how much load my web servers will be able to take, and need help from some network ...
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Can I connect to other computers using ICS?

The situation is like this: I have a router with internet connection and a pc connected to it running windows 10 (PC1). i want to connect a laptop via wifi and share it's connection with another pc ...
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Upload periodically drops off when transferring data over LAN

I recently built a FreeNAS box with the intention of using it to store all of the digital junk I've accumulated over the years. It's been doing that pretty well, however when transferring files over ...
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Can anyone please explain usage of few settings in my Dlink Adsl modem+router?

The router is Dlink 2730U. The documentation doesn't list the usage and function. DHCP server settings list both Lan and wan ports... please see pic Not sure, how WAN ports are used in DHCP? ...