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

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Can't auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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Firewall not shutting off under Mac OSX 10.9

I'm trying to host a web site for testing on my local network using Nginx installed from brew. I've turned off my firewall to allow the port (I've tried both 80 and 8080) to be be accessed freely. Yet ...
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OS X / Windows bootcamp, Wi-Fi drops on OS X only

While I know there can be a vast sea of different explanations to this matter, I am trying to figure out why my Wi-Fi keeps dropping on OS X but not on my Windows(bootcamp)-partition. Symptoms: - I ...
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bridge does not forwarding packets centos

I am using CentOS 6.5 64 and use xen to create a virtual machine (CentOS) ifconfig [root@CentOS ~]# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:54:B3:FA inet6 addr: ...
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Copy Ethernet Stream to A Virtual Ethernet Adapter

For a project I am working on I need to connect to a webcam stream. The webcam is connected to the computer via Ethernet. The problem is that the client has provided a separate proprietary software ...
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How to identify what apps are using internet?

I have slow internet connection, when I watch online TV I'm trying to close those apps and processes on my Mac that use internet. Besides the intuitive way (close skype, browser tabs, dropbox, etc) ...
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Connect 3 laptops

I am working on a problem but not able to solve it. It goes like this I have 3 laptops, laptop1 is connected to wired network , laptop2 is in having wireless connection with laptop1 , laptop3 is ...
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Windows Server 2012 Remote desktop substitution

Is it possible to substitute the program that Windows Server 2012 by default uses for remote desktop with another program? I need a program that can handle OpenGL, and it is my understanding that by ...
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Dual Network ports on NAS

My NAS has two network ports. Can I use the second one to speed up data transfers on a 1-1 connection? I assume the 2nd port will have a different IP, so does it make a difference for a single PC ...
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Conntrack/NAT's port mapping for a specific port breaks whenever that port's service is shutdown for too long. How can I fix this?

Linux Gentoo 3.13.6-hardened-r3 #1 SMP Sat Apr 12 09:17:25 EDT 2014 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux hardened with grsecurity and selinux with a strict policy in ...
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Internet lags for me, but not for my brother

Recently we had a new switch setup in our basement, plus my PC has the newest parts oldest dating 2012. When I play games that requires instant responding like Counter-Strike, League of Legends, FIFA ...
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ADSL2+ modem and VDSL FTTN service

I have a Thosmson TG585 v8 modem router which supports ADSL2+. I am about to subscribe to an ISP which offers VDSL 25Mbit FTTN. I contacted their support and asked if my modem is compatabile with ...
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Win XP connection shared over non-192.168.0.1 LAN

I have a ZTE MF823 3G modem connected to Windows XP Professional. It is seen by the system as local area connection with IP 192.168.0.1 and netmask 255.255.255.0. I'd like to share this connection to ...
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Network adapters for Sony Vaio VPCEH2D0E

I have been painstakingly searching the web for answers with no result!! I rebooted and reinstalled windows 7 on my pc. I am running windows 7 ultimate 32-bit on a Sony Vaio intel pentium CPU B950. ...
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Trouble Connecting to FTP Server on Android Smartphone

I do hope that I'm asking this in the correct community; the question, I think, has mostly to do with network topology. I'm trying to use FTPuse to setup a volume letter to my Android smartphone, but ...
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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Network Settings per Network

I'm using macbook air with Mavericks. I'm connecting so many wireless network, I could set up TCP/IP settings per network which I connected. How can I do this in Mavericks? example: I have a router ...
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VirtualBox network adapter blocking samba share

My host is Windows 8.1, my server is a Raspberry Pi (irrelevant). My server is giving all nodes on LAN a samba share, however my desktop has VirtualBox installed. I am unable to access my samba share ...
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How to assess why git clone/fetch could be so slow?

I have git installed on Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 and work in tandem with gitlab. Ubuntu itself is a virtual machine in Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. I'm comparing performance of command git clone ...
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I want to open port 8000 in my Ubuntu server 10.04 TLS

I am using a server for my applications and one of my client requested to open a port 8000 for his DVR. He wants to do port forwarding on his router so that he can access his camera's from external ...
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Setting up two routers

I have two routers, one of them was provided by my ISP, and I have another one that I flashed with DD-WRT. The ISP router has wireless capabilities, but I'd like to shut it down and use my flashed ...
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Unable to intercept data intended for gateway by using ARP

I am having trouble with what seems to be a very simple problem. I manage to be able to successfully spoof the ARP table of one computer on my network (as reported by arp -a). But even enabling a ...
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sFTP works on my new file server running Ubuntu Server - should I install an FTP server (e.g. vsftpd)?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server for the first time followed by LAMP. My plan is to have a separate computer to host my websites. So, next step I wanted to allow for FTP uploading. I'd heard of FTP ...
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How can I detect if an online backup service is doing IP-based throttling?

I live on a campus in the US and I am trying to understand why my upload speed to the online backup service Backblaze on area Y of the campus is 10 times slower than on area X of the campus (20000 vs ...
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Does the Medialink Wireless-N AP support transparent LAN bridging?

I would like to set up my new Medialink Wireless-N Router as a "transparent bridge" to my LAN such that wireless clients appear to be on the same network as the wired. Does this AP support such a ...
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A “home server” to “control” other PCs

I might be asking a lot from the title so let me clarify. I'm an I.T System Administrator. I understand Client-Server relationship fully. I use Windows GPO on our server for almost every use Windows ...
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Why would an IP address fail, but the server (hardware and web server) and file system work?

Please forgive me if this is a duplicate, or better on network engineering SE. I have an account on BlueHost, and it provides me configuring multiple dedicated IP addresses and multiple SSL ...
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Wordy IP for internal devices

Hi I would like to have a ip to connect to devices on my network at home, however I don't want to have to remember lots of numbers instead I would like to have address that uses words. For example I ...
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Open NAT ports on an internal NAT vm

I have a virtual machine which is a NAT/dhcp server, it has installed pfsense https://www.pfsense.org/ . This vm has two network interfaces: one connected to the actual WAN, one to an internal LAN. ...
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XP in peer to peer network works ok by windows 7 is unable to connect

My XPs are able to share folders with one another. recently I made a windows 7 machine and added it to the group It was able to see and read all the other except one xp machine. The Message given is ...
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How do the user see what i have been doing with their wifi?

I am a foreign student and stay in homestay. I have to pay for wifi once a month and they offered me a password & their wifi is encrypted by WPA2 Personal. Since i am not the only student living, ...
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How do I deploy IPv6 within a LAN using a Debian based router?

My ISP started using DHCPv6, which means with this /etc/network/interfaces... auto lo eth0 eth1 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask ...
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TP Link ADSL moderm TD-W8951ND power failure

Problem with this router TD_W8951ND is when I connected the power adapter to the 60way surge protectors connected with all other equipments, it keeps turning off after a week but as I connected to on ...
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Extend wireless range with a second router

I've read that using the router as an access point would be a solution, but is it possible to do this wirelessly, i.e without using a cat-5 cable? I haven't tried this yet, as I'm not sure if this is ...
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ESXi host keeps disconnecting

I have just installed ESXi 5.1 update 2 on my home server, but the host keeps disconnecting after a few seconds to a couple of minutes. I have gone through all the troubleshooting steps on the vmware ...
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Not able to ssh into host from KVM guest when using user mode networking(default)

I used virtual machine manager to create a Ubuntu VM which uses default NAT based networking still using the default address 10.0.2.2 I am not able to ssh into the host, neither can I connect to VM ...
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How to specify a certain device to access the Internet via the OpenVPN client of router?

Involved Devices: a VPS, a router, and several devices that connected to the router. Final Aim: Base on the OpenVPN client which has connected to the server on the VPS, specify only one local device ...
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Port forwarding

I am trying to forward a port for making a server on teeworlds game. i use simple port forwarding program using this tutorial but failed : Then i tried to do it from my router configuration using ...
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Windows 7 Lenovo W530 Network Cable Unplugged

I have a Lenovo W530 with an Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network controller running windows 7. So far I cannot figure out how to get it to connect to the local network it always says "Network cable ...
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how can I present a network diagram on the building that has 3 floors [migrated]

How can I present a network diagram on the building that has 3 floors? The requirements are to separate the users in one LAN according to their department, what confuses me is on the second and on the ...
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Reasons for the correlation between the number of hops, the time and the distance of hosts [on hold]

I have been given a question, that asks for the relationship between the number of hops between a Source host and a destination host, and how this relates to the time and distance from the source host ...
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How can I connect to a router through a switched ethernet network?

I have a computer and a router connected at different positions to a switched ethernet network. I want to connect them as if I had plugged my computer directly into the router. As I understand it, ...
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Ways to grab the data which a browser sends to a server? [duplicate]

How can I grab the data which the browser sends to a server? Is there any specific application for it?(windows and linux systems)
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remote desktop connection over internet

In our office, a laptop (windows 7 home premium 64 bit) has been set up to use remote desktop connection so to establish a connection over the internet with a specific client of the network, when it's ...
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How to transfer files between two computers in the same LAN?

I have to copy the whole disk to another computer in the same LAN (they're connected via wifi, however I could connect them with an ethernet cable). What's the best way to transfer files? I need to ...
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Troubleshooting Avahi name resolution

I have three computers a Ubuntu server 'yuunagi', IP 192.168.0.100, wired an OS X laptop 'uupaa', IP 192.168.0.102, wifi a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux, 'enshuu'. IP 192.168.0.105, wired And a ...
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How to access cmd of another computer from my computer's cmd?

How can I access the Command Prompt of another computer from my own computer's Command Prompt in Windows7? I am hoping that I can do something like that into a batch file: Enter \\ComputerA -u John ...
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Why is SSL broken for one domain on one computer?

I've been having a strange issue, where I cannot connect to https://www.humblebundle.com. Plain HTTP works fine, as does https://humblebundle.com. These all redirect to the above address. I haven't ...
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resolve a name for internal ip

I have searched for an answer and nothing seems to fit right. Here is what im looking at: Local LAN setup with both wireless and wired connections, any number of different users/operating ...
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Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device

I'm having some difficulties connecting my Android devices to a Windows share over VPN. Background I've bought a Synology DS214se NAS, which I have installed in my home network. I have configured the ...