Networking is the art of connecting two or more devices together so that they can communicate with each other.

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Resumable Downloads corruption due to ISP redirection

I have a Bsnl bradband connection in India. Whenever I turn on router and open any link the first time, it gets redirected to mail.bsnl.in page. That could be a way of promoting their email service. ...
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Find MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable

Before anyone points it out, this is a different question to Check MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable. I'm interested in an automated way (rather than Wireshark, etc) of ...
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No FQDN access to local server from local network, only from outside

Ubuntu 14.04 set up with several services (media server, cloud backup server, etc) on FQDN updated with no-ip. The server is set up behind a ZyXEL router and is not a gateway or DHCP server, just a ...
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What is the average size of a packet sent via TCP/Ethernet?

A message isn't sent in it's entirety - it's broken up into little packets of data, each one going to a specific destination. But how little are those packets? I can't find the answer on Google.
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Login to account from any computer

At my school, we have a large network of computers. Each department has its own switch with all the computers connected to it, and each switch is connected to the main router or server. I can login to ...
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Workgroup connection issue (windows xp and 7)

I have created an account to share files on a Windows 7 computer (C:\Users\share), and have mounted this directory as drive N:\ on other Windows XP computers (3), and the 7 computer (for convenience). ...
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If erased of its credentials how would sd card function?

How would go about putting credentials back on sd card package? I have no idea if it reversed still or not but I've done nothing as I don't know how tow to fix the problem for my 32G sd card.
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Force windows to select a preferred network as soon as it becomes available

I have vehicles with mobile broadband cards in them which provide a wifi connection for laptops in the vehicles. Once the vehicles return to our building, I need them to connect to the building wifi ...
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After a power outage, 3 of my 4 computers can't connect to the internet over LAN

Our power went out last night, as of this morning, 3 of my 4 pc's wont connect to the internet over the LAN. They see each other, but show limited connectivity. The 4th works fine, and devices that ...
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HomePlugAV sees other HomePlugs but not the network

I have a LAN which I have extended via HomePlugs. Cable Modem -> Ethernet -> HomePlug 1 -> Electrical Wiring -> HomePlug 2 When HomePlug 2 is connected inside my house, everything works ...
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Unreachable nodes in a mixed lan wlan network

I have a home Network starting with my Internet router which contains 300 MBit/s WLAN and a 4 port Gigabit Switch (FB7390). Attached to that Switch there is anoter 5 port Gigabit Switch. It was ...
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Ethernet link going up/down repeatedly. DHCP

I have a very strange issue. This one is similar to this one. My router is TL-WR841N. The very strange thing is that if I insert Ethernet cable directly into my pc, then I can use internet without ...
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Sharing a database over the local network

We have some plate nesting software at work which I use daily. Recently, I thought I'd try to get the shared database up and working so the boys in the workshop could use the software on another PC ...
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Disabled network via software

I work mainly offline, and I find it tiresome having to go to: "Open network and sharing center" "Change adapter settings" "Selecting the network icon" *"enable or disable the connection" and then ...
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Can't access or ping some websites, majority are non-https

As title say, I currently using Windows 10, several days ago i had no problem with browsing these websites but recently suddenly all of em are blocked, i still can access certain website like ...
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media disconnected with DNS_PROBE

I am getting a DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET in windows 7. In Ubuntu 14.04, it just says I have no internet. I tried to use the ipconfig commands found on google,but most of them wouldn't work ...
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How to force ping to actually send packets out of the NIC?

I'm working on an FPGA based packet capture and timestamping device. In order to test it, I want to try pinging through it. My computer has two dual-port 10G NICs installed and I have 3 ports ...
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Interface not showing up in airmon-ng

I'm running a virtual Kali machine on VirtualBox and want to connect my USB WiFi adapter to said VM. Here are some details: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Guest OS: Kali Linux 1.1.0a (amd64) USB Adapter: ...
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vmware fusion cannot connect to network

If I don't believe wrongly. I think VMware fusion use Cisco Any connect to connect to internet right? However, now the Cisco in my windows virtual machine reports: VPN service not available The VPN ...
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Rsyncing directories through ssh tunnel

I have 3 computers/servers, let's call them as computer A, computer B and computer C. Computer A has access via ssh to computer B. Only computer B has access via ssh to computer C. Computer A ...
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Does Apple block your IP from accessing the App Store? [on hold]

Ok, here is one for the paranoid ;) Today, I had an appointment at the Apple Store to get an iPhone serviced. In preparation I backed-up and wiped the device to reset it to default factory settings. ...
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VLAN trouble - Nortel Baystack 5520

Hopefully someone can chime in, as it's one of the last pieces of the puzzle before I do the flip. I currently have 2 VLANs setup on my pfSense router & Netgear GS724v3 switch. All fine and dandy ...
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Broadcast address for address 144.16.95.255?

I have doubt ! Problem is A subnetted Class B network has the following broadcase address : 144.16.95.255. Its subnet mask (a) is necessarily 255.255.224.0 (b) is necessarily 255.255.240.0 ...
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Configuring LXC containers to use a host bridge under CentOS 7

We're currently using the CentOS libvirt-LXC tool set for creating and managing containers under CentOS 7.1. This tool set is being deprecated though so we plan to change our containers to run under ...
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Is ICMP port unreachable error generated by both TCP and UDP?

I have doubt ! Problem is A program on machine X attempts to open a UDP connection to port 5376 on a machine Y, and a TCP connection to port 8632 on machine Z. However, there are no ...
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Unable to open a specific site in browser on windows 7

I am trying to open 'https://chrome.google.com' on any browser on my windows 7 machine but for the life of me cannot seem to reach it (its giving a connection timeout error). I've tried all browsers ...
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Setting up PFsense for test network

I want to test pfsense. I have a network with a established sonicwall router right now. I want to test pfsense within that network. The issue I have is with setup. I can't get pass the part where its ...
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Proxy internet via FTP

I have the following set up: PC1 can connect to an FTP server only. PC2 can connect to the same FTP server and internet. i.e. the network looks like this: PC1 <--> FTP <--> PC2 <--> ...
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Fiber Optic Home network?

My ISP is offering fiber optic connections in my country, so I decided to get one. it has 100 Mbps down and 50 Mbps up. also I have several computers and a file server in my home. So I want to cover ...
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Bigger RRAS Subnet

Will RRAS work with a bigger subnet mask of 255.255.0.0? Basically I need to create multiple scopes for different groups of users, for example 192.168.2.0, 192.168.3.0 and so on. But I want only 1 ...
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Unable to access Lacie NAS from some network locations

I have a Lacie 2Big NAS (have had for a while now), and I have just gone to re-purpose it, meaning it needs to be accessed by client desktop/laptops in my house (previously only used by VMWare ...
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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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What's the minimum hardware for CISCO IP phones?

I have a SOHO setup with about 8 computers/laptops/servers on a LAN and a regular ADSL internet connection over the phone line. There is no EPABX. Just a regular phone line (after the DSL splitter). ...
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How to determine causes of Latency to a game server?

My friend has a machine running several applications (apache, mysql and others). He is also running a game server on the same machine. I notice high latency when attempting to play on his server. ...
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Can't set the DNS in my VPN on Windows 10

I would like to change the DNS in mi VPN on Windows 10, first i go the Network and Sharing Center, Change Adapter Settings, choose my VPN, then properties and when I go to "Networking" and try to ...
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Add a local vs add a network printer — difference?

I'm puzzled as to how "add a local printer" and "add a network, wireless or bluetooth printer" are different. Under "Add a local printer", I can use an existing port or create a new port, under which ...
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having issues creating laptop wifi hotspot

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop (hp probook 640 g1) I started the hosted network and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network ...
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connect different networks wireless

So, outside a building I have a device with a fixed IP address: 192.168.25.10. This cannot be changed. I want to connect this device to my home network and all the equipment within my home network ...
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Only direct connection works, but not via router

My local housing Internet provider just changed its policy and they seem to be blocking routers from working1. My setup (which has been working for a year): [ISP router (in the residence, out of my ...
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Assistance needed with high latency on a home network compared with office network with two connections from the same ISP?

I’m having trouble with my home network’s high latency and would be glad if someone can shed light on what is causing the issue. Could it be because of my router (Buffalo AirStation Nfiniti running ...
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Network Issue Windows 7 Fresh Installed Self Assigned IP Adress

I was fixing a laptop with connection issues. Well after some research it was for the best to reinstall all. Fresh Windows 7 Home Premium install and still connection issues (others then before but ...
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How to know the ISP technology? [on hold]

This can be a little pretentious, but most people like to study how the enterprise works before joining it. One of the way is to learn from the internet by googling. To learn about ISPs, you can't ...
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Free alternative to vpn service like LogMeIn Hamachi? [on hold]

I have under my network "Home" server. I cant access it online on another network, cause i dont have public ip address. Im now using free Hamachi, to access the server in another network. I DONT USE ...
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Fastest way to connect computer to router?

I will soon move my router with my NAS to my computer upstairs so I can have fastest speed to my NAS. The thing is, there is a computer downstairs where my router is currently is. that pc will not ...
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Different DNS Server on Different Wifi Networks

Is there a way for me to use Google DNS Server on my home network, but have automatic DNS server selection on my school's wifi? They have an in browser authentication which doesn't work with static ...
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Get data usage on each connection

How can I measure the network usage on different connections I use separately in windows? This feature was there in Windows 8, but has been removed in Windows 10.
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Multiple entries in a forum from same IP

Sorry if the title is a bit confusing. Recently, I joined a forum event. They were strict about one entry per IP. The mods contacted me and told me that multiple entries were entered from same IP. So ...
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Why would Windows 10 require daily restart for normal internet speeds

Background Running a clean install of Windows 10 on a 2013 Retina Macbook Pro via Bootcamp. Problem As the day wears on my internet connection (ONLY via my win 10 laptop) gets slower and slower ...
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Creating laptop wifi hotspot losing ssid when sharing connection

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop I started the hostednetwork and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network connection 2 (WNC2) icon. I ...
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Virtual Machine or a Cloud Server without IP Address?

Is it possible to create a virtual machine or a cloud server on a dedicated server without IP address, for example with a hostname, or something else? The reason I'm asking this is because I want to ...