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

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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 hostednetwork 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 ...
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How does TOR or a VPN keep you annonymous?

Ok, I've got a few things that are bugging me about TOR proxy and VPNs. More specifically how they keep you annonymous, for example, say that I'm using VPN and that my internal IP address is ...
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Running a VPN inside a Linux VM, connect from host to encrypt traffic

Is it possible to run a VPN inside a Linux VM that a host would connect to in order to protect traffic on an unsecured network? Or is the traffic that the VM VPN tunnel sends going to be unencrypted ...
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Want to setup web server with IP that is not on my local network

I am on the local network 192.168.180.1. However I want to setup a web server (Windows/Linux) with IP 169.254.1.0 on my local network I can set a static IP for the server to 169.254.1.0, but I don't ...
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SSH into remote computer from home (Port foward)

Sometimes the VPN at my friend's place goes down and there ends up being no way to access his computer remotely. I was looking up SSH port forwarding but do not really understand what I'm reading. ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Printer not working

My HP 6520 is not working wirelessly from any wireless device. I can only print from the main desktop. I've tried restarting it, and that still didn't work. If you've got any light to shed, please do. ...
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Does a router affect internet speed through Ethernet?

My parents are moving out to the country, so obviously i go with them. We have an internet service that supplies 1.5 Mbs down and 600 Kbs Up, or something around there. We just got it set up today and ...
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Virtual Box OSX host, Windows 7 Guest Host-Only Network appears as Unidentified network

I'm trying to set up communication between my guest Windows 7 and host OSX machines. I have virtualbox configured with a vboxnet0 Host-only network with the following settings: IPv4 Address: ...
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Bypass the certificate warning pages in Chrome for a specific URL

I manage an Aruba access point virtual controller cluster and when I visit the local management URL by IP (no DNS involved) over the local network using Chrome I get these two warning pages that I ...
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Getting OS X Port Map to work with SonicWall TZ - 100 (Sonic OS 5.8)

I am trying to get the Port Map application working with an iMac on a SonicWall TZ-100 router. When I run Port Map on this workstation, I get the message 'Router Incompatible'. I have enabled ...
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Just need some resources [on hold]

Hello to whoever reads this. I'm interested in Network Administration, but I don't know very much about the details. If you could provide a resource, that would be much appreciated.
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How to bypass a router/server firewall of a university? [on hold]

My university employs Cyberoam for network security purposes. To access the Internet, we are required to login in with our individual accounts. Is it possible to bypass such a firewall i.e. access the ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest has NAT, but no TCP connectivity

First of all, I am using these things: Windows 7 host Ubuntu 14.04 guest (just set this up) VirtualBox 5.0.2 Where I'm at now I am having some issues with my networking settings. Everything is ...
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Does my school need a better router? [on hold]

I work in a fairly large (800+ students) middle school. We have approximately 200 devices connected to our network. Where the main DSL line comes into the school, we have a FRITZ!Box 7330 handling ...
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Remote SSH into OS X from Internet

I would like to SSH into my Mac from the internet. Here are some details: Public IP: 64.xx.xx.xx Mac's Internal IP: 10.0.0.10 I have set up port forwarding in my Comcast Arris TG862 gateway as ...
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Connecting Seagate Central Drive to Windows 10 laptop

I have just updated my laptop to Window 10. At first I could connect with my Seagate Central NAS drive but then I got a network error message. This says check the spelling of the name (it hasn't ...
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Internet access on Hyper-V & Windows Server 2012 r2 WITHOUT a physical router

Hey I've been searching for two weeks for an easy way to set up internet access to virtual machines that are hosted on Hyper-V that is on my Windows Server 2012 r2 machine. The physical server ...
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What could it mean if I can't connect to google.com but a traceroute shows no issues?

At my workplace, we can currently connect to some sites but not others, all computers on the network have the same issue, so it can't be device specific. I can connect to Apple.com, but not ...
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Xubuntu: computer can't be reached over ssh after being idle for a period of time

This started happening after installing Xubuntu 14.04 instead of an old Ubuntu, so I believe the wireless card is not to blame. After being idle for a small period of time (roughly 15-30 minutes) I ...
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Random internet drops on new Skylake build

I just finished my new Skylake build and I have random internet loss. While browsing the page sometimes get stuck, Facebook chat disconnects or downloads are quitting. However the internet icon on ...
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Network card doesn't work (properly) after WOL after full shutdown

I've been trying to make WOL work after full shutdown and I got it working. Magic Packet is being sent to broadcast by router and PC boots up even if it's fully shut down (here is how it's done in ...
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How should I record metrics on code that is being used by many people?

I have code (let's say a bunch of Python scripts) being used by many people (on a common AFS network). I would like to be able to collect metrics on the usage of the code (compile times, run times and ...
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NIC on PCI bus only works when attached to POE supplying network

This is a strange one.... I have a PC with both an on-board NIC and an additional NIC in a PCI slot. The NIC in the PCI slot will only create a link when attached to a network which supplies POE. ...
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Network IO throttling in cgroups

cgroups allow the user to manage the resource usages of processes or groups of processes. Block IO throttling is supported and works well. Why is it however that network IO throttling (specifying hard ...
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Is the external IP of my wireless Router my WAN IP / Public IP address ? if not then what is it?

This is my home network setup: Internet ---> External IP (cable modem) Internal IP ---> External IP (wireless router) 192.168.20.1 ---> (laptop) 192.168.20.102 Am I correct to assume that ...
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Movings files NAS is slow, but from NAS to PC is fast

Somehow it only copies with 3mb per second when I try to move files from PC to my ReadyNas 516, but if I try to move files from ReadyNas 516 to PC, then it transfer with 80-100MB/s. I'm using CAT 5E ...
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Two routers “cascade”…?

I have two routers: a branded LTE router (router #1) and a "normal" 4G-ready tp link w8970 (router #2) I connect the LTE Router to the USB port on router #2 and the connection works correctly: I see ...
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How to install a network hub to monitor Internet usage bandwidth for each device

bought a networking hub 100base tx so i would like to monitor internet bandwidth consumption for each IP,who is eating my bandwidth. scenario is ISP----Router-----switches----- computers. where to ...
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Networked device doesn't work with certain switches

I have a networked device (an old motion controller) that I have connected to my network via a switch. My PC is connected to the same switch. This configuration works as expected and I can ping and ...
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Why am I getting latency between my modem and my router?

I pay for a 15mbps down, 1mbps up DSL internet plan from TekSavvy Solutions (Canada). At least once or twice a week there will be moments where we get speeds much lower than advertised. When I notice ...
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How to pick a different WiFi connection when one drops?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this? I'm using a ...
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Multiseat software for WAN [on hold]

Does anybody have any knowledge of this? The idea is to have a desktop PC in a office in Luxembourg. And work on this PC with 3 laptops simultaneous in the UK. Most software i find all report back ...