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

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Bluetooth over IP?

It seems to be possible to run USB over IP, e.g. using usbip which is part of some Linux distros e.g. https://www.archlinux.org/packages/?q=usbip Is there something similar for Bluetooth over IP? ...
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Upgrading TWC modem/router with 192.168.0.1 default address on home network with existing Trendnet wired router set to 192.168.2.1

I have a home network with a Trendnet TW100-S4W1CA wired router with a base address of 192.168.2.1, DHCP turned on with a range of 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100, subnet 255.255.255.0. It is connected to ...
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Aircrack-NG fundamentals: how much network traffic takes each of the WIFi devices on my wireless network?

I have a portable computer running Kali Linux near (about 2 meters) to my DSL wireless access point, and I am trying to browse all the traffic on my network capturing it with AirCrack-NG. This is ...
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How to find the real process that is generating traffic when using OpenVPN

A pretty easy thing to do so it seems but i'm struggling with it. I got some (Windows XP) clients connected via OpenVPN using bridged mode. Now suddenly I started to see higher traffic load from those ...
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Wifi router + Modem overloaded

I am really tired of the situation I am going through. We have one connection and one Modem+Router device at home. There are over 18 devices that connect to one router at the same time. We have to ...
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Setting up a wired and wireless router

I have a little box I use as a print server now. It has a wireless card and two ethernet ports, and I'd like to use it to replace my router, as it supports ac and my current router only supports G. I ...
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Fedora 22 Docker Container unable to network

I have been struggling with Fedora 22 and getting Docker images to be able to communicate with the outside world. Not sure how to start testing this, or even where to start to look. Let me explain ...
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What's the use of search domains?

Something you often see as a configurable option for DHCP are the DNS servers and the search domain. Alright, DNS servers have an actual use, but I'm not so sure about search domains. It took me quite ...
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SMB slow read/write from Mac workstation vs. Windows

We have an SMB share running in Hyper-V on Server 2012. Read/Write to the share from Windows workstations on the network is around 100 MB/s, which seems good. Read/Write from Mac workstations to the ...
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Router IP address

I have a wifi router which connects to the internet. The local IP of this router (router A) is 192.168.0.1 Few years ago, I had connected another router (Router B) to router A via an ethernet cable ...
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Connecting to my SSID force opening a browser window. How?

I'm aiming my clients to get a popup/browser display once they connect my Wifi. Currently it s running with HostAPD. You see my SSID in available wifi, no password. Access only to my local web. No ...
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Secure and efficient business NAT router setup

Background I'm designing a server setup for the small business where I work. We want to be able to host our own web server and other services in the future at our own location. Being the IT ...
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OS X iptables owner equivalent OR use only vpn for specific user

I am trying to make sure all network traffic initiated by a specific user on OS X Yosemite will go through a specific vpn or otherwise be blocked. I imagine I could do that easily on linux using ...
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Network based monitor output to smart TV

TL;DR I want my TV to act as a PC monitor but due to the distance between my TV and computer, a normal (VGA/HDMI etc) isn't an option. How do I achieve this? I've got a server, that has windows ...
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Setting Up HP Designjet 450C On Network

I am looking for a way to setup a HP DesignJet 450C Plotter on a network so I can print from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 os'. My biggest issue is I do not see it appearing as listed in my router ...
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Belkin ac1200 setup

I have a belkin AC1200 router that I can connect a hdd to. When connected I can access it using unc path \ip/portable My goal is to be able to map the drive the same, but do it from an external IP. ...
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Port configuration for USB 3.0 Camera setup

I'm building a setup with 10 USB 3.0 5MP color cameras and need to connect all of it to a single desktop computer running latest Linux kernel. By trial and error, I've found out that 3-4 cameras per ...
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One fileserver and two replicated nodes with samba daemon

I have to set up a new infrastructure for a project. We have two offices with a slow up- and downlink (2 MBit SDSL) to the internet and one server C with a 100 MBit link to the internet. Then there ...
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Is it possible to connect to an SMB server without a VPN

This is something i've been struggling with recently, and after the number of other stack overflow and super user questions i've gone through, most people turn to a vpn. what i want to know is: is it ...
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VMware ESXi doesnt work with vmxnet3 driver

I'm running an Ubuntu Server 14.04.01 on a VMware ESXi.It has two Ethernet ports with E1000 driver. I added one more Ethernet port with vmxnet3 driver on the server. When I do an iperf test on the ...
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Slow FTP speeds on Synology DiskStation

We just got a Synology DS2415+ NAS which is connected to internet via a FIOS 300/300mbps connection. I am testing download speeds from a remote location with a 200mbps download connection. When ...
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How do I see the network adapter statistics in Windows 7?

I remember there was bytes/packets sent/received since connection established in the past but I cannot find it in the adapter properties now. BTW, when I hover over the network connection icon in ...
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Only one of two ethernet connections has internet access

Alright, this one has got me completely stumped. Among other devices, I have three computers currently connected to the same wireless router: One of them is connected through ethernet and has ...
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Windows 8.1 Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix, even after Dism

I have a trouble with Windows 8.1 To load Network and Sharing Center the OS is spending 2 min. I am unable to connect with my VPN connection, which I used normally previously. This paragraph was ...
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Asterisk servers authentication issue

I have the following configuration on two asterisk servers each with one Zoiper SIP peer connected to them: (Everything is on the same WLAN) [general] udpbindaddr=0.0.0.0 videosupport=no ...
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How much barring does the CPU, BUS and Motherboard have on a pfSense system?

I am planning on turning an old Pent 4 system into a pfSense box using (4)100Mbps ports and I have a 50/50 fiber connection currently for $25/mo and was wondering if I would by at any rate slow the ...
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OpenVPN: how can I assign specific netmask for clients from server side?

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu Linux v14. This is an example of the ifconfig for a connecting client: luis@Zarzamoro:/etc/openvpn$ sudo ifconfig tun0 tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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Does a true Star Topology exist?

In Mike Meyers A+ CompTIA book, he defines a star topology as a network where all units connect to some central wiring point - I image many units connected to a switch. He then goes on to say that a ...
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win7 64bit spoolsv uses 20% cpu and 6% network in idle

I have an older Brother HL-1435 laser printer connected via USB to my NAS (DNS-323) as a network printer. My laptop runs Win7 64bit. When the printer is installed, the cpu usage in idle is ~20% ...
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How to access the emergency room interface for D-Link DIR-600 B2 with firmware v.2.15?

I have a D-Link DIR-600 B2 router with firmware v.2.15 and I want to install the DD-WRT firmware (described here) to enable the repeater mode. The problem is, every time I try to upload the DD-WRT ...
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Ethernet will not activate on DELL/Alienware Aurora R4 box running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm running an Alienware Aurora R4 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the Ethernet cable is plugged in, the light is amber, but it will not connect. It shows: NEVER USED. I've turned off IPV6 and set IPV4 ...
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How to find IP address of ADSL modem?

Our fall back Internet connection uses a SpeedStream 4100 modem, which just broke, so I have replaced it with a new one. I need to configure it to bridge mode, but I can't even find its IP address. ...
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What is the 'Real' Definition of a PORT? Where are they installed?

I know the definition of a PORT. But am not clear with what are they? Are they only used to specify "which application should use the data? " I saw some articles where user posted: "My ...
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Windows 7 host running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware player 7.1

Is it possible to separate traffic between Windows7 host and Ubuntu14.04 guest in VMware player 7.1 I would like to have the host on Wi-Fi ( business ) and the guest either use Wired or Iphone USB ...
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Rejoin split ethernet cable?

In my apartment we have an old LAN network where every room is reached by ONE ethernet cable that splits in 2 ethernet ports, the same happens to the hub where 6 cables arrive (one from each room) and ...
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Logon failed to localhost using a domain name via remote desktop

I want to connect to localhost via remote desktop, the OS is Windows server 2008 r2. I can connect successfully using 127.0.0.1,::1,localhost and the IP address in the network. But when I tried to ...
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CentOS / RedHat DHCP working, static is not

I have installed CentOS 7 minimal install without GUI when I setup network configuration with Webmin web interface or manually editing files with VI it does not work. When I use e.g. "yum search ...
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Setting Up Seperate Home Network no External Internet

Is it common, or recommended, to setup a separate home network for the purpose of streaming and sharing local files? What are some considerations I should account for when setting this network up in ...
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Cannot port forward with Aztech router

Pre-conditions: Laptop connected to Aztech DSL5018EN router via Wi-Fi DHCP with MAC-IP Reservation Router firewall disabled Windows 7 Firewall with Inbound Rule for port 8080 (TCP/UDP) Microsoft ...
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Debian laptop loses all network access, can't ping anything

I've got a laptop running Debian (Jessie) that for whatever reason has decided it hates wireless. It has some kind of Intel wireless card (not sure which), and so uses the iwlwifi package for ...
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access external hard drive from a different network

i have an external hard drive that I have connected to an extra computer on my home network. For school and work, I spend a lot of time at another location. I'd like to access the files on my hard ...
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Proxy to network interface based on port

I'm looking for http proxy, which will forward traffic to the specific network interface. Example: Client connect on port 5000 - forward to eth0 on port 80 Client connect on port 5001 - forward to ...
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Access a built-in mac webserver from another machine

I'm using php to create a built-in web server in my Mac, so I can access my webpage files and route them through a file. In order to do this, I'm using the terminal command php -S localhost:8080 ...
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Stateful Firewall

I am a beginner in firewall and trying my hands on stateful firewall rules. I do understand that with stateful rules, the first packet is inspected as per the rules but subsequent packets that belong ...
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User transparent SSH multihop

What I have is the same as this question SSH tunnel through two servers to access a web service on port 9091 (mainly because I asked that question). But the difference now is that I'm accessing it ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Issue with website

There is an strange issue that in some of my PCs few websites are not accessible. For eg: In PC1: facebook is not working while in PC2:bitly.com is not working. But other websites are accessible. I ...
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How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server 127.0.0.1 On Mac OS X Host, From VirtualBox Guest Windows XP?

How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server Listening On 127.0.0.1:53 On Mac OSX Host, From VirtualBox Guest VM Windows XP Prof 32-bit ? My host/physical computer machine is an Apple MacBook with Mac OS X ...
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Is it possible to use VPN behind a transparent proxy? [on hold]

My company installed a man in the middle proxy (transparent proxy) on their network recently and it is pushing it's own CA and it caused my OpenVPN to stop working and some of my programs that rely on ...
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One virtualbox linux machine act as router the for second virtualbox machine

I have 2 virtualbox machines setup with debian. The first one has 2 network adapters: NAT and Internal Network, the second one has only 1 network adapter: Internal Network. On the first one I have ...
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Restrict port access per application

I'm currently working on a platform that will allow other users to run their applications on my platform. Though, we need to be able to restrict this application in terms of RAM, CPU usage, network ...