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

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Mac port issue with Nginx and Tomcat

Configured Nginx to interact with Tomcat on port 9090 on mac. This configuration works when querying on localhost. Fails to work when connecting from outside, until firewall is disabled. I have ...
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How to SSH into VM running within Parallels on OSX while connected via Junos Pulse VPN?

I am working with OS X 10.9 and Parallels Desktop 9. Within Parallels I run a Linux VM using a Shared Network setting. If I am on my company network I able to SSH into the VM from my OS X terminal ...
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How to change order of network adaptors in windows task manager?

Is there any way to change the order of network adapters in the networking tab of windows task manager? (Either Win 7 or 8) I know that disabling the network adapter will take it away from the list ...
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Cannot ping virtual machine (VMWare)

Here is the situation: I have Windows 7 on both host and VM. Network connection on VM is set to NAT, both machines are in the same workgroup, I have turned off password protection for shares, enabled ...
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Reach JBoss EAP 6 server in local network from mobile app

I have a Java application running on JBoss EAP 6 which I can "hit" from mobile app on chrome using urls like: 127.0.0.1:8280/myAwesomeJavaApp/coolService ... so when I package the app I am using urls ...
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Web and update not working but router, networking and WiFI ok

How can I reconnect an internet connection that is only disconnected from the web, Windows update, etc. but networking is working, net printing and backing up to the other drives are working. This is ...
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IPv6 gateway configuration

I'm running a dedicated server at OVH with 16 virtual machines on vmare ESXI. The vms are running debian 7. Network 2001:xxx:2:9508::/64 Gateway 2001:xxx:2:95FF:FF:FF:FF:FF according to the OVH ...
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Disconnect from a network share

How do I really disconnect from a network share in Windows 8.1? I'm familiar with using net use to disconnect from a network share, even if it isn't mapped to a network drive letter: net use ...
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Is there a consumer grade wifi router that reports usage by IP or MAC address?

Is there a consumer grade WiFi router that can report usage (IP packet counts or bandwidth used) by IP or MAC address?
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Use local IP address when on same network

My server is at home behind a NAT, which has port forwarding enabled. I am using DynDNS to give it a global hostname xyz.ddns.net. When I am behind the NAT myself, I would like to xyz.ddns.net to ...
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Configuring IPv6 on Debian - Global manual permanent addresses with delegated prefix

Two IPv6 questions I couldn't find answers for: Part 1: My ISP (comcast) delegates a prefix, my router is passing along the prefix delegation (pd) onto the LAN. My Debian machine is getting the ...
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Open port for external IP Subsonic server

I am trying to open 4040 port for my Subsonic server but I got some issues. So first thing I do is disable Windows Firewall. Second, I opened port in my Huawei router: But still when I try to ...
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After adding FORWARD NAT rules, cannot connect system eth0

I was trying to make bridge connection between wlan and eth on Centos.. I made Forward and NAT rules and then something wrong with System eth0 connection. It does not connect anymore.. Could you ...
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Android Version 4.2.1 - Wifi HotSpot - WiFi connection from Windows 7 keeps on disconnecting

I use WiFi hotspot from my Android Phone for getting internet connection on Windows 7. It works without any problem at home, but at office, it connects and keeps on disconnecting randomly in interval ...
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How connect to private email server via another computer in private network?

There are: Mail server private network First computer in private network with Internet access Second computer with Internet access First computer can access mail server as mail client, mail server ...
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Does a router require the MAC address of next hop to send packet or is the IP address of next hop enough?

When packet gets converted into a frame, it gets a "Destination hardware address", "Source Hardware address", "Ether-type field" or "length", "data field" and a "Frame check sequence field". Now, at ...
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Samba 4 share times out

I have a Fedora 20 x64 box serving a couple of SMB shares via the Samba 4 server. The problem is that any hosts that attempt to connect to it (even the server itself) always time out (server not ...
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Per-wireless network hosts?

I have a Linux home server, with a hostname (obviously) as well as a NetBIOS alias. (The alias is so that I can make multiple connections to it with Samba under different usernames, from Windows). I ...
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Unreliable network

For a home setup, my network is kind of complex. Here's a quick rundown of everything that's on it: Three Phones Two Tablets Two TVs A handful of servers (not high traffic) A handful of computers A ...
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Does using a VPN change my internet download and upload speed?

I usually get 160Mbps down and 12Mbps up. However, today I installed a VPN and when I go on to speedtest.net, I only get 10Mbps. Is this just because of the VPN redirecting the traffic? Do I keep my ...
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Route external traffic through vpn

I have a laptop and a desktop pc. The laptop runs Win8.1 and Hyper-V, the desktop runs Win7 and a cisco vpn client. For some reason I don't fully understand, I can't run both the Hyper-V and the cisco ...
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Encrypted connection in LAN

I want to established secure (encrypted) connection between four machines in local area network. I'm training on my notebook and virtual machine under VMWare Workstation control, both are with Windows ...
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Windows7 host Virtualbox 4.3 Ubuntu 14.04 guest not internet in guest. Neither with NAT nor with Bridge

I have above mentioned constellation. In both the versions of network settings, I get the Ips. In the bridge connection, I even get to see the network places. So I think the network connection is ...
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getting request into lxc-guest via host firewall but no answer (openvpn inside lxc)

my goal is to set up openvpn inside an lxc-container and i came close but it could not manage to get an answer out of the host. The Setup Host: public ip: 88.88.88.88 (on eth0) LXC-Gateway: ...
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New windows 8.1 acer laptop seems to be breaking my wifi dns

I have a new acer laptop running windows 8.1. I have connected it over wifi to my original Bt Home Hub v1.0 which has been working happily with the desktop and various mobile devices, all connected by ...
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Unreachevble VM host with multi subnet in Hyper-V

I'm running a server 2008 and has installed Hyper-V on it. On Hyper-V running two VMs host with different subnet. VMs Host the same subnet with server, can ping to other subnet. VMs Host different ...
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Firefox 31 keeps asking for Proxy Authentication

I read a lot of questions through the internet about this, but I didn't find any one that worked for me. In Options>Advanced>Connection I have chosen the Manual Proxy Configuration, I have entered my ...
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Wireshark does not pick up outbound traffic

I have a bit of 'n problem at a client. We are running a WCF Client/Server application, and for some reason when one of the users try to connect to the server, he gets a timeout, but the second time ...
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Quick way to share files on a PC with another PC that's NOT on the same network (work laptop on a domain, home PC on a home network)

I want to access a folder on my home desktop PC over my local home network from all our various laptops at home (just to backup photos and share media files). I tried simple Windows sharing, but one ...
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monitor internet usage in my office which uses both ubuntu and windows 7

i am not a networking pro. my network admin wants to know the ways we can monitor internet usage by employees. my office systems have mostly ubuntu 12.04/14.04 and some windows 7 pcs. can i find a ...
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Network access on guest OS via PCI ethernet controller

I had installed a Win XP guest on my virtual box (Linux mint host) and have the backups of these. Recently my on board LAN controller failed (it got fried!) and I was forced to use a D-Link PCI ...
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Test network ports faster with PowerShell

In Windows 8.1, the Test-NetConnection cmdlet is useful for checking the state of a network port on a remote system. However, it can be unnecessarily slow sometimes. I'd like to know if there's some ...
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Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)

All of a sudden a couple days ago, my Chrome browser (v. 37, on Win7 desktop) stopped working. It just displays the "Google Dinosaur" with the message "Unable to connect to the Internet" (Error code: ...
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Can't access DD-WRT router (E3000) set up as wireless AP

I have a Time Warner Cable modem/router; I attached a Linksys E3000 with DD-WRT as a wireless AP by following this guide: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point Everything works, ...
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How can I connect two D-Link switches: 100Base-T and 1000 Base-T? [on hold]

I want to connect two switches 100Base-T and 1000 Base-T. Which cable can I use two connect these two switches, a crossover cable or straight-through cable? I also want to transfer data (Video Signal) ...
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Actiontec as second router to extend range of my primary linksys wifi

I have a Linksys 3500ea router - this is running right now. I would like to use my old Actiontec as a secondary router (I think....?) such that I can extend the range of my wireless. Old Actiontec in ...
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Can one program use one NIC and another another NIC?

My laptop (Win7) have two NIC (one wifi integrated and one wifi dongle). It is connected to two different networks. Can I set for example uTorrent to download/upload over one NIC, and all others ...
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Linux device connected to 2 networks once as a client and once as a host?

Setup now I have a Raspberry Pi wired via its GPIO connections to some outdoor security gates the gates can be controlled by the PI via its HTTP user interface. The PI is heedless and administrated ...
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RRAS VPN Connection Failling with 800 Error

I have a Virtual Server in office which runs my RRAS-VPN. This is in order for me to connect to the office over the internet while i am away. I Installed RAS Role in my Member Server ...
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Significant wireless network slowdowns, only on one machine

I have Asus N61Jv with AR9285 wireless adapter and Ubuntu 12.04. I connect to my home router, everything seems fine. If I try to ping my gateway (192.168.1.1, which is my router), it goes ok, less ...
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FreeBSD em0 fallback to 100Mbit Fast Ethernet on HP/Compaq DC7700

I have a couple of HP DC7700CMT machines, each with its own integrated Intel 82566DM GbE LAN port, shown in dmesg as Intel PRO/1000 and using the em driver. I recently discovered that FreeBSD doesn't ...
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Selective USB blocking

I would like to control access to USB ports on our network. We have operational USB devices connected to all PCs on the network, so I am not looking at simply disabling all USB ports functionality. ...
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Would Windows Server 2012 be an ideal OS for a NAS

I am currently using FreeNAS as a OS for my NAS and I use it without a hitch. A few days ago, I got a dreamspark subscription and with that came a free copy of Windows Server 2012. I was just ...
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Belkin 450 wireless Router can't access specific websites

I have a Belkin 450 router that connects my internet to my laptop computer. It will work for 24 hours then all of a sudden I can't access google.com any antivirus website sysinternals website or ...
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Add Computer To Domain

On a very new Windows Server 2012 R2 setup, I used to be able to browse to a hosted application that runs on the server from my other computer on the same home network. Now I've set it up on a domain ...
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How to host a website with database on local router [on hold]

I am trying to host my website on my local router,website will be having database operations,so is it possible to host a website with database on local router ?? If ans is yes,how ?? How the database ...
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Sporadic packet loss through RT-N65U router with cable Internet

My setup looks like this: TM902S (EuroDOCSIS 3.0 cable modem) <-> RT-N65U router <-> several computers in LAN The router is running this firmware with a custom traffic shaping script. The ...
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how to connect two lans together

I have two routers, #1 - d-link 6740u #2 siemens sl2-141. I want to have two separate networks 192.168.1.x and 192.168.2.x and I need to conect between the two. My ISP is connected via #1 can this be ...
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Use my own router if ISP supplid does not support bridge

I have a Technicolor TC7200 I am getting sick of. I'd like to get my own router, slap OpenWRT on it and control my LAN myself. Also, I'd like to have more control over my wireless. The Technicolor ...
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How do I stop windows 7 from looking for network printers when I am disconnected from network?

When I boot my computer away from work I keep getting error message popups that say "Connecting to XYZPrinter on ABCfile01" then a second window pops with a red circle and an X in it saying "Connect ...