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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
6 views

Lan settings constantly being changed to proxy server in Windows 8.1

Now matter which of three ways I go in and change my settings to automatically detect, within 15 to 30 seconds it flips back to having the proxy server option checked. This started happening two, ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Slow LAN connection on one machine but not another

I am using the same ethernet cable on two different machines and getting two incredibly different results. The following tests were done on a Windows 7 desktop and a Linux laptop. On my laptop, ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Folder Encryption in a network

I am using Windows 7 and I want to put a password in my folder in a LAN. Example: The \192.168.1.1 address is the Server of File sharing in a LAN (in my case). So all of the PC's that are connected ...
2
votes
3answers
130 views

what is the best way to transfer games from a linux server to a lan of windowsXP [on hold]

samba service on linux and.. copy folder? keep games as .rar at samba and extract them on the fly? rsync daemon at the server? ftp them from the server? anyone has any benchmarks or previous ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

LAN Ethernet to Wifi Extender [duplicate]

Would it be possible to have a bridging like solution, but in this way: LAN | -------------- --------------- | - - | AP1 AP2 | | ...
-1
votes
1answer
14 views

How to set some static and some dynamic IPs for different computers on 1 router/modem?

So I currently have 3 rasberry pi's stacked up connected to my network. My router has a built in modem (Actiontech V1000H) which has 4 LAN ports and 2 WAN ports? Not very sure, I dont know the ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

laptop not connecting via docking station

I am using Windows 7 Enterprise - Service Pack1. I was previously able to connect my laptop to the LAN via a docking station. However, I can now connect to the LAN through the wire or connect ...
1
vote
1answer
8k views

Can't connect to a local FTP - “Connection closed by remote host.”

I'm getting baffled by a seemingly simple problem: When I connect via VPN to my remote network, I can't connect via FTP to my FTP server - but I can do everything else (including Remote Desktop). ...
9
votes
5answers
4k views

Set Ethernet Network as Metered Connection in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced a new feature which allows users to set any Wi-Fi network as metered so that they can check their bandwidth usage: [img credit] But, it doesn't allow users to set any Ethernet ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

Ip conflict and ethernet issues

I have this mobo Gigabyte Z87N-WIFI rev 2.0 http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4732#ov which has two lan ports and when i unplug the jack from atheros port and plug it to intel ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Why does the Internet WI-FI connection of my laptop disconnect when I connect the ethernet cable to the LAN?

Why does the Internet WI-FI connection of my laptop disconnect when I connect the ethernet cable to the LAN? These are two separate networks, the LAN is without Internet, I just use it to connect the ...
0
votes
4answers
459 views

D-Link router WiFi and LAN segment

I have D-Link 2650 router. Some wireless and wired clients connected to it. The problem is there is no interconnection between wireless and wired devices. For instance, when I start webserver on PC ...
4
votes
1answer
12k views

How can I set up a 'local' domain so that everyone on my local network can view a locally hosted site?

I want to set up MediaWiki on one of my home machines, and then have all requests made on the local network for 'wiki.home' or 'wiki.local' point to that box. I know that this can be done by editing ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Send files between two systems over LAN

I am able to send the files from one to another system connected on same router in a LAN. Now, I connected one more router to the first router to increase the range of wireless connectivity. When I ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Gigabit LAN not working on ASUS M2N-MX

Today I replace my FastEthernet switch with a newly bought gigabit switch (DGS-1008A). All computers in my house are displaying that the connection speed is 1 Gbps except for one. The computer that ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

cannot access the shared folder's from network

using window-7 32 bit. error code: 0x80070035 network path not found ON networks other's on network can access my folder but i am not able to access shared folders. they all can access each other ...
3
votes
6answers
30k views

How to use Wireless and Wired Connection both at a same time in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 Problem is while using internet in Wireless if i connect LAN cable to my laptop, it stop Wireless connection and Wired Connection gets active. I am using Internet using ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Share a VPN connection with non-VPN capable devices

I have a VPN connection through Cisco AnyConnect that I'd like to make available to other devices on my LAN. These devices (tablets, cellphones, media players ...) can't handle or don't implement the ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

Is there a way to give a device LAN access but not internet access?

I have a WiFi device that I want to be able to connect to other machines on my network, but not to the Internet. I have an ASUS RT-N56U Router. I have looked through the router settings and searched ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
883 views

avahi-browse or avahi-discover for Windows

Is there a Windows free (= libre) software analoguous to GNU/Linux avahi-browse or avahi-discover (which would discover avahi/bonjour services on the local network and list them)? Since I have ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

MAMP Pro .xip.io

I've got all my websites set up with MAMP Pro. For instance, I got it set up, so when I go to example.com, the browser displays the website that's set up on my iMac. Now, I wanna get MAMP Pro to work ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

How can I make DHCP enabled wifi from Static IP LAN using Laptop?

I have a LAN Connection with Static IP. I want to make a DHCP enabled Wireless Connection using my laptopso that I can use Internet in more than one devices. Earlier I made the Wireless Connection ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Wifi Snooping over phone

I connect to the wifi acccess-point at work, but recently I suspect that data on my phone is being snooped-out from my phone connected to my office's Wifi network. [Phone Model: Sony Ericsson Xperia ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

IP address of notebook with shared connection

I hope this is the right exchange for this kind of question. I have a small home network with phone and tablet connected. I also have a notebook which is connected to the network through the tablet ...
3
votes
5answers
8k views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
4k views

How to get internet from wifi and share to LAN device

In my apartment, I can only connect to the internet via apartment's Wifi hotspot. But I have a multiple devices that have only LAN connection such as PC, Internet TV, game console. All I have are ...
4
votes
11answers
34k views

How to shut down a computer having a particular IP address?

If we have a collection of Windows and Linux computers on a LAN, is it possible to shutdown a computer having a specific IP address, using the Linux shell? Assume that I do not have ssh or telnet ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Why can't I access my EC2-hosted website from my LAN? DNS resolves to correct IP

I am trying to access my website (which is hosted on an Amazon EC2 instance) from my LAN in any browser but it does not work from any of my computers, except my iPad (which is definitely using my ...
2
votes
2answers
78 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Wireless receiver and Ethernet switch?

Is there a device that can pick the router wireless signal and allow LAN connection between two computers by itself? I want to use Steam In-Home streaming without having a large Ethernet cable ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Network Security Compromised (Need Advice) VPN, VNC, XP

I'm running a small LAN with no WiFi. 2 XP machines, 1 Vista, 2 printers, and a DVR for security cameras. Last week I set up RealVNC (the personal version, with no encryption) so that I could Remote ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

set network priority besides standard win8 tool and metrics

I have two connection to internet through LAN (uses proxy) and through external modem Wi-Fi/USB (direct connection to internet). When I turn on both LAN and modem, the internet comes from modem ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Combine WLAN with LAN

I have D-link DSL 2750U wireless router. My PC and notebook are connected to router by Wi-Fi. They can share files or ping each other. I have a network storage unit plugged into router by an ethernet ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

Access web server on LAN using IP fail

I have a web server in my LAN with IP: 192.168.1.103, I can only access the web server from browser in this computer through http://localhost:8080, I cannot access it through 192.168.1.103:8080, nor ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Setup LAN to serve webpages and voip and access to the web site from inside LAN with domain name

I'd like to know if it will work: I have my domain and I'm serving a webpage in a nginx to the internet, but if I type my domain in my laptop inside LAN I access to my modem/router configuration, I ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

DLink 614+ Connect two LANs

I have a DI-Link 614 router. As WAN connection I have a LAN which has access to internet and I do not manage it. I have 2 computers (PC1, PC2) and 2 devices connected to the router. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Can not access local network through devices connected through wireless

I have a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL router (Firmware version: IN_1.08). I have 4 devices connected with following IPs: Router (10.0.0.1) WireConnected1 (10.0.0.4) WireConnected2 (10.0.0.5) ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Synology NAS upload speed very slow

When I copy huge files from my NAS to anywhere in my LAN, the upload speed is not constant. I experience that expecially on HD movies, which are hanging. This is the network graph: The NAS is ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Discovering hosts in a different subnet

There is an OpenWRT router with two interfaces: br0 and wlan0: br0: 192.168.129.0/24 wlan0: 192.168.130.0/24 br0 is in firewall zone lan and wlan0 is in firewall zone alien. I have configured ...
1
vote
3answers
247 views

wifi usb adapter can connect to one, but can't connect to another wifi network

On the desktop computer I'm connecting to a wifi using usb wifi adapter. I have two available networks, my home network and the one from the neighbor. When I want to connect to my wifi network, it ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

CIDR < 5 not allowed

Problem Two NICs have been connected using an ethernet cable. The ethernet adapters have been configured as follows: NIC I IP: 8.0.0.1 Subnet mask: 248.0.0.0 NIC II IP: 8.0.0.2 Subnet mask: ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Connecting a PC and Webserver without router

I Have a Small Ubuntu Web Server setup on a device and know that it works as I use it to develop locally. I want to connect it to my laptop, withought using a router between it and my pc -> a single ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

Browse folders/files of another PC in the wireless LAN using the browser

I would like to browse folders of another PC in my wireless LAN using a browser (chrome, IE, firefox). How do I need to configure the computers and the wireless LAN to accomplish this?
-1
votes
1answer
33 views

Setting up dns server on an isolated lan

I have a LAN with 2 laptops, 1 router, 2 NAS and a printer. I want to have a dns service but i do not want to have a pc permanently connected for that service. As i can define a preferred and an ...
0
votes
3answers
61 views

Two laptops not connecting via LAN cable

I wanted to share my data between the two laptops and here is what I did in the following order: Installed Realtek PCIe FE family controller on both the laptops. Disabled firewalls completely over ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Extend Wifi via Intermediate 3g

This is what I currently have: (Device1).....Wifi.....(Device2) And this is what I need: (Device1)...Wifi...(RaspberryPi1)...3g...(RaspberryPi2)...Wifi...(Device2) The 2 Devices should not get to ...
2
votes
4answers
25k views

How can I share my computer screen on a LAN?

I want to share my computer screen over LAN, without an internet connection. How can I do it? There is different software like: LogMeIn Team Viewer etc. But these require an internet connection. ...