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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Tixati for Local File Sharing

In short: I want to share files locally using Tixati (torrent client). Descriptive: I want to create "*.torrent" files for some of my local files and share them ONLY within my LAN connections ...
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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 ...
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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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Disabling all network adapters

I've n looking for a 'definitive' way of effectively disabling all network adapters. So far some of the most common ways point towards the use of Windows shell NETSH command: netsh interface set ...
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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 ...
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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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LAN only personal cloud file server (Windows 7 laptop)

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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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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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to send files via lan between two computers

Does anyone know a software which allows you to send files between two computers connected directly via lan cable (machines run WinXp and Win7)? I've already tried to use shared files and folders ...
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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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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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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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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, ...
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Windows 7 Local Area Connection disabling and enabling

I've just moved from an excellent, extremely user-friendly Windows XP computer system to a Windows 7 system. When I started with XP, I was advised as a matter of good practice to disable the Network ...
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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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What is the real difference between LAN and WAN?

What I understand is: A LAN is connecting two or more computers to form a cable network between them. A WAN is connecting two or more computers over a broad area to form a cable network between ...
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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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Possible network loop with WiFi and Ethernet when docked

I have been seeing a weird problem that I can't reproduce on demand and have a suspicion on the root cause. The Issue: Intermittently the entire network goes down until I walk around and unplug ...
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Networking fundamentals: Does a Gbps LAN has a better latency than a 100Mbps LAN?

I wil ask it in another way: If I want to transfer via LAN a rather big number (say 1.000) of rather small (say 10 bytes) files (total 10KB size), should I get better results in a 1Gbps LAN network ...
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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 ...
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Synology does not connect to internet

I have a Synology 210j, it's been a pleasure for a long time. A while ago I noticed it stopped connecting to the internet. Works great on LAN, but I cannot get it to download updates or search for ...
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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 ...
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I want to know how much user/ IP is online and which user is using high bandwidth on my network.? [closed]

I want to know how much User/IP are currently online or running and How much User/IP is offline/Shutdown. And which user is using high bandwidth (LAN/WAN) on my network... Please HELP ? I want a ...
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Access 2nd network adapter from LAN

I am building a virtual network LAB using GNS3. It is installed in a virtual server (VMware) running Windows server 2012 Datacenter with 2 ethernet network adapters (Eth0 and Eth1), and 1 MS Loopback ...
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LAN game's list not getting retrieved

Whenever I play a PC game which supports playing multiplayer, say Quake 3, when I put the multiplayer option to 'Internet', the game manages to access the game's server and get the list of games ...
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Expanding wireless coverage: What are the differences between LAN to LAN and LAN to WAN when it comes to connecting two wireless routers?

I'm trying to link two wireless routers with an Ethernet cable in order to expand my wireless network. Both routers need to provide wired and wireless Internet access. I'd like to know the ...
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Twisting a LAN cable in the middle of another one

Theoretically if i have 3 devices and i want to connect them through a lan cable, can i connect 2 of them with a LAN cable, then cut it in the middle and twist in a third cable. Will it work as three ...
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Lan connection show connacted in admin id but, not connacted in user id on same laptop

I have a laptop which is working in domain. Its has a problem that in the admin Id lan connaction shows connacted but at same time its show not connacted in users ID