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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Nas/Switch/ DD-WRT Router, Interesting Problem

I had a network setup that consisted of the following. WNR2200 [router] with DDWRT [Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std] running on it, connected to a Netgear 8p Gigabit [Switch]. My laptop and ...
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Troubles using Wake on LAN

I hope I'm posting to the right place, and apologize if it is not. I am trying to set up WoL on my computer but am having trouble. I went into my Realtek Network adapter through the device manager ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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why doesn't system do ARP request broadcast before sending an IP packet?

First, let me describe the problem briefly. I have two programs which send IP packets from a host(192.168.0.101) to another host(192.168.0.106). These two programs are written respectively with C and ...
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Connect to two wifi networks with one wifi network card on Windows (one for lan, one for internet)

I have a ZONE WIFI with my android celphone activated and connected via my network wifi card, so I can't connect to my LAN network via wifi at the same time, there is a way that I can connect both at ...
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How to let Windows 10 automatically add LAN route to my route table

As you may know, if you connect your computer to LAN, you will alwasy automatically get a route like this: IPv4 Route Table =========================================================================== ...
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Prevent computer from connecting to outside LAN networks

I'm looking for a solution like Restrict Computer from Connecting to Outside Wireless Networks that would also work with wired connections. We have a consultant in our company that sometimes works ...
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Is there any reason not to use the external IP when accessing local resources?

Until recently I had always assumed that accessing the external IP address from within the LAN would go out to the internet and then back unless specially configured in the router. Apparently, if it ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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Assign LAN port as WAN on Technicolor TG582n router

I have recently switched my home Internet connection from copper to fibre. With a copper installation I had a Technicolor TG582n router (Technicolor 582n - ADSL2+ / ADSL2 / ADSL - see top of linked ...
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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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Dropbox LAN sync - hint for an IP address

In my work network UDP broadcast networks are isolated between the WiFi and wired channels, so LAN sync discovery does not work. Is there a way to explicitly tell Dropbox to try a specific IP address ...
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WRT54G router with tomato firmware doesn't connect to internet if Windows 8 PC is suspended

This problem began occurring within the past couple of days, and to my knowledge I made no changes to any hardware or to my network layout. I have a Windows 8 PC connected to a gigabit switch (D-Link ...
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Setting Windows to resolve all hostnames via DNS when not connected to a Domain Controller?

The enviroment is a private network with a single router using DD-WRT's dnsmasq to resolve names and do caching. Resolving hosts via DNS works fine: dig +short @192.168.1.1 gamma 192.168.1.22 Now, ...
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HOW TO: Remotely access Synology NAS on home LAN behind multiple routers?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I split/share an internet connection with family members that live next door to my house. I don't have/need/want cable, so they have the modem. I have admin/...
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Accessing different vpn networks about vpn lan connection

I have 3 locations with indipendent networks. Locations A, B, C. Each location accessing the internet about a fritzbox (different types). Already I connected A to B and B to C. Now i am trying to ...
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How to correctly use a LAN with network cables in walls?

I just moved into a new apartment, and have problems connecting to the internet. Every room as a LAN outlet that looks like this: The cables to these outlets run in the walls, and collectively have ...
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Windows Vista Local Area Connection Not Working

So I have a Windows Vista and the local area connection worked fine until I moved the PC to a different room. After I moved it I tried using local area connection and it doesn't work so I run a ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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Computer Receiving WAN IP instead of LAN IP

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going on. I recently purchased a Netgear CM400 cable modem and a Netgear N300 router. I was able to successfully configure my CM400 with Time Warner ...
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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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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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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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Using OpenWRT to share Eduroam (802.1x) Wlan internet over the LAN plug

) Have here rather conceptual questions regards a hypothetical wisle idea: Take the eduroam Wlan Network (a 802.1x authentication one) and connect with a router (guess i have to flash openWRT) to it. ...
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Windows 7 - LAN disconnects automatically after locking

Some weeks ago, Windows 7 started to disconnect me from my LAN whenever I'm away from my computer. I've set it to lock my session after five minutes and turn off the screen at that time. After those ...
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modem and two routers configuration

I'm struggling with my new network setup. My configuration is: Modem router1 (dlink 645) connected to the modem through WAN port router2 (dlink 655) connected to the router 1 LAN to LAN Both ...
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NAS causing Internet Time Outs on other computers

Yesterday I installed a new Synology DS715 NAS server. Since then the internet connection on all other LAN connected PCs encounter disconnects. This is most noticable when playing online games, which ...
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Unable to connect to a device on LAN when the router is disconnected from the internet

I have flask server running on my laptop. I can reach it from the same laptop using the static IP address 192.168.1.x at all times but I cannot reach it from my phone (connected to the same router) if ...
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Internet connections work on Linux Mint system, but Intranet connections fail

As the title states everything is working fine but when I try to connect to any of our Intranet servers I get “server cannot be found.” If I put the IP address of the server in the browser it connects ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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How to provide access to the Internet using 2 different ISPs

This is the problem: We have a contract with two different ISPs for different reasons, and each contract provides access to the Internet. The thing is that there are two different networks in our ...
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How to force Win 8 box to use a given WAN gateway?

I have a laptop that I connect to via RDP on a 192.168.. LAN via ethernet. The box that I'm connecting from owns the WAN connection for the LAN. i.e. the router is not configuring the internet ...
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How to pass modem WAN port to a soft router by a switch with VLAN?

Moved from Networking Engineering. I had a fiber modem (100M) connected to my main router through one CAT5 cable in my local LAN. Now I just built a HP Gen8 microserver, and I plan to create a ...
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Add virtual network interface to limit internet traffic?

The setup is as follows: I have a server with one network card in my LAN network. Now I want to limit the upload / download speed from / to the server but not the speed within the local network. ...
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Tomato: routing WAN traffic to local port

Setup My Tomato router is configured with one of the lan ports (LAN4) in the same Vlan as the WAN port. The server has its own WAN IP assigned by my ISP (11.11.11.22 in this example). All other LAN ...
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Connecting 3 PCs in a LAN

I'm running on GNS3 and in my topology I've connected 3 PCs. PC1 is connected to PC2 via eth0 and PC3 is connected to PC2 via eth1. I can only ping between PC1 and PC2. I cannot ping between PC2 and ...
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How to configure LAN port 1 to work as a WAN port in my wireless router?

I am using TP-LINK WR340G wireless router. It has 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports Recently I noticed that my WAN port is not working properly. So I am planning to configure the router. I want the LAN ...
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Accessing machine connected to another machine

I have very simple network with 3 machines on it: A - Asus router B - Windows 7 PC with two network cards C - LG Smart TV A is connected to the internet over WAN port, and B is connected to the A ...
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Restrict wifi router to assign ip address to LAN Users

I have used two types of network in my department - LAN and WiFi network. I have given internet access on WiFi link. The user connected to wifi, can use the internet. When a Desktop on the same ...
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Extend existing IPv4 network by embedded System with its own network (different subnet)

I'm developing an "embedded device" using a self-made RTOS that should be connected to arbitrary customer IPv4 networks. Let's call this embedded device "master". Additionally to the NIC connected to ...
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Can't ping IP in LAN

I'm using wifi router and I am not able to ping one laptop (A) from other laptop's in the same network. So basically I can ping from from A to B but not from B to A. A is using Windows and has Ubuntu ...
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Send messages using Command Prompt knowing IP address in LAN

My laptop is connected to College LAN and It has windows 7 Ultimate. I want to send message to my friend using IP address (using command prompt) without any external application. How can I send ...
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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 ...
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“New connection” on Windows

I have Windows 7 installed in my laptop. When I pluged eithernet to my router at home, Windows name the adapter as "Local Area Connection", when I connect my laptop at office, it name the adapter as "...
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Cannot connect Firebird Server

i have problem with Firebird2.5-superclassic server@Lubuntu 13.10. I can't connect to the server through local network. I can connect only from server machine. When i want to connect using ...
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how to connect a device android to Local area network via VPN

I want to connect my android phone to the local area network at company via VPN. I use software "X-plore" to connect LAN via wifi is worked perfect. But when i use 3G and use X-plore to connect LAN, ...
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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 other-pc-in-lan-hostname.lo:...
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Use wifi instead of LAN for some apps

At work I need to be connected to the LAN with a proxy. This proxy blocks a lot of things that I still want to access, one of them being Spotify. We also have a wifi which works just fine, but as ...
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Network disabled in Windows 8 PC on startup

Windows 8 64-Bit pc will not detect network on startup. Every time we have to do a "scan for hardware changes" in device manager. Otherwise it will not connect to network automatically. We did re-...
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Weird behavior of RJ45 port of my laptop

I have a broadband connection from a cat5 cable connects directly to my laptop. It was working perfectly fine till yesterday. Suddenly I can see that when I am connecting the cable to my laptop the ...