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

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How can I connect to Wifi and Wired LAN on the same computer?

I recently bought a Brother laser printer with built-in WiFi. I purchased a USB WiFi adapter for my Dell desktop PC to connect it to the printer on the network. The PC is also connected to the same ...
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Configure router to receive internet connection from laptop's ethernet port

For some reason, our government ISP filters our ADSL connections greatly when using routers, while if we connect directly our computers to the ADSL modem we get the speed we pay for. So, i am using ...
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UDP traceroute delay?

We are seeing timeout packages when running traceroute command between two Linux systems on a private network. However, we do not see such symptoms using TCP or ICMP over traceroute. This is a private ...
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Inter host name resolving

I am trying to setup a lily cluster where in it talks about Network Configuration which I am unable to understand.Kindly explain me the network configuration and how am I supposed to do this ? ...
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Laggy SSH sessions on local network

I have two machines: Windows 7 connected by ethernet to a router NixOS laptop, connected wirelessly to same router My issue is that sshing from Windows to NixOS is extremely laggy. If I ping NixOS ...
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How to connect to a device within my network but connected to another router

I have a main router, which is connected to my ISP. Then, I have two sub-routers and a NAS-server attached to my main router. See image below: Image Problem: I cannot access any other device in my ...
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Steam can only connect in TCP mode, cannot join any gameservers

A few months ago Steam stopped being able to log in. I thought there may be a server outage so I waited a few days but when it still didn't work I started investigating. I ran through Valve's Network ...
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Will home router retain dynamic IP?

The cable from my ISP is connected directly to my computer. Problem is I have a dynamic IP address that changes every time I disconnect and reconnect, otherwise it will not change by itself if I stay ...
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PC accessing from remote site

I have Head Office and remote site, both location have different IP Addresses (Head Office 10.10.1.x mask 255.255.255.0, Remote IP 10.20.3.X mask 255.255.255.0), my scenario is that I have a PC IP ...
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How is mac address shared from one host to another?

If i have two systems in the same network, how is the mac address shared in the network access layer? By this, I mean how is the destination mac address known to the source?
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Cannot access my external IP address from LAN

I got a personal PC and I use Internet service from a local Internet provider. I checked "What Is My IP" of my public IP address. I then typed this public IP address into my web browser; then it said ...
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Routing RDP traffic to Windows 7 VM using pf

I have a machine running OS X Server which has a Windows VM running via Parallels. I need to route traffic from the external adapter on port 3389 to an internal/virtual adapter. I have tried quite a ...
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Put VPN at the bottom of ip route in linux

Ok so here is my ip route before I connect to my VPN default via 10.0.1.1 dev em1 10.0.1.0/24 dev em1 proto kernel scope link src 10.0.1.254 10.0.1.0/24 dev em2 proto kernel scope link src ...
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Private ip dhcp for pxe boot

Sorry this might be a stupid question as I don't know the exact term to google. But this question has been in my mind for a while. Let's assume machine A is the isc-dhcpd server with two interface. ...
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Why my mobile device was not assigned to any COM port after Bluetooth connection was established?

I am following this tutorial: click To be able to establish SPP (serial communication with my android phone). However, I am not having COM port assigned to the mobile device, neither I see SPP option ...
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virtualbox - access host (linux) filesystem from guest (linux)

I need to access files on a linux host from a (linux based) live-cd virus scanner running on virtualbox. The virus scanner only allows me to configure the network's IP address etc. Any chance to do ...
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virtualbox: How is the Gateway IP of a guest OS determined when configured as NAT

In a host system, a gateway generally refers to the IP address of either a router or a network segment. Generally, the output of route PRINT or route -n corroborates to the actual IP of my gateway. ...
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TCP packet issue with 802.11ac but not with 802.11n on an Android Nexus 6

I have an Android Nexus 6 that connects to my computer via an ad-hoc network. When my phone connects to the 802.11n card (TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N), the bytes are sent with no issue; verified with ...
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Share 3 Internet Connections with one router

I have 3 internet connections with three ADSL modems (three modems doesn't have wifi). I own a router which has 4 Lan ports and 1 Wan port. Now I want to connect the three ethernet cables (of the ...
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RJ45 connector crimping… Does it really make a difference as long as the cabling is “straight”?

Yes I am aware that there are standards on how to crimp a RJ45 connector. But my question is... does it really make a difference as long as both ends have the same color coding? Technically, it ...
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Why did setting a static IP fix my LAN connection issue?

My router is working perfectly, and all other computers use automatic DHCP to get an IP address (all hard wired--no wireless). This one laptop lan connection kept getting stuck "identifying" the ...
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Setting up VPN on R8000 Nighthawk Router

Can anyone assist with the set up of my VPN ? I travel frequently and would like to have access to my files attached to my home R8000 Nighthawk Router. I'm using a MAC. My internet is supplied by a ...
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Cannot copy large files between a Mac and a PC over WiFi

I have a 17" MacBook Pro (Late 2011 model). Whenever I copy a large file between them (> 1GB), the transfer stalls or fails outright after the 1st gig or so. It doesn't matter if the file is on the ...
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LaCie Cloudbox Dashboard tree Item instead of admin / Family in

I cant connect to my Lacie Cloudbox. When i use dashboard and files browser , i have in left column under LaCie-CloudBox: "Tree Item" instead of "Admin" and "Family" Directories. What can i do ? I ...
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RDP connection gives nca_s_fault_access_denied

I have 2 PCs on the same network with fixed IP addresses and firewalls turned off. Windows 7 Professional and the service running on a Windows 7 Enterprise editon. System running with DCOM service. ...
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Public IP address to internal IP address Mapping on Watchguard firewall XTM 5 series

How do I configure NAT Mapping on Watchguard firewall with public ip address given by the ISP to internal web server private IP address? Many thanks. Public IP address ---> Internal Web Server IP ...
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My ISP is inserting a JavaScript file into all the pages I browse

For the last two days, my browsing speed (Not Downloading) has dropped too much(up to 90%). When I have realized the problem I analysed the issue and found that my ISP is putting a JavaScript file ...
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Setting up DHCP and NAT on apple extreme with Virgin Media SH (APPLE)

I'm currently going mad trying to get my Apple Time Machine to be the DHCP and NAT Server. I've turned off DHCP in the Super Hub config and turned DHCP and NAT on in the Time Machine. Doing this, I ...
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My broadband connection is not working

I have a broadband connection with a LAN card. It always used to take IP addresses. However, when I try to connect, there is a warning icon in task bar. It says there is no Internet access. I've ...
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Internet connection repeatedly disconnects/reconnects on only 1 PC with new router

Recently I have replaced an old wireless router with a newer one, and since then one of my devices has been experiencing repeated disconnection and reconnection to the wireless network. My wireless ...
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Intermittent recurring ping general failure to internet but not router

I have found very few posts that fit my exact scenario, but the ones I've found don't have helpful answers. (Like this one: ...
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Acer/Windows 7 Not connecting to wifi on specific network

My computer won't connect to my school network via wifi, I'm able to plug it into a port to connect, but it won't connect with the wifi. Well, it connects to the wifi, and says its connected to the ...
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“Private” MAC Address

I'm not new to home networking and I've been running DD-WRT routers for years. I'm a software developer, so "technologically" curious by nature but admittedly have never really researched in-depth low ...
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Error upon File->Open, every time

I have a Windows 7 Professional desktop that I have begun to use, logged in as a network user to a Samba4 AD domain. Whenever I go to open a file within an already-running program (e.g. by choosing ...
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Is there any way to share one laptop's monitor with another laptop?

As you may know, It is possible to connect two monitors to a single computer. I want to know if is there any way to use my ASUS laptop's monitor as a supplementary monitor for my VAIO laptop for ...
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How to chain VPNs, specifically with HMA and CB?

If I may, I heard that one could use more than one VPN, but when I try to they don't configure to work together. How do I configure them to work together? I say that because I'm trying to learn ...
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Network error: The specified network name is no longer available

I'm receiving this message after getting a list of files. And trying to move a file out of the list. There is no Antivirus software installed on this server. The server is Win Server 2003 SP2.
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How to set up a simple Cisco ISG config for controlling internet access [migrated]

First off, here is my config so far. http://pastebin.com/fV2NGCE2 I've gone through a few guides online and the 15.2s manual and the xe3 manual for Cisco's ISG (intelligent services gateway) and ...
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Cannot set MAC address to any hex of my choice

I set my mac address for the wifi chip via: /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 down /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 hw ether ${WIFI_MAC_ADDR} /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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Why are we getting low download speed as compared to the our bandwidth from browser?

Our bandwidth is 16Mbps 1:1 leased line, and we have been getting download speed of about 1.3+ MB/S earlier. But for 2 weeks we are getting a maximum of just 150-200 KB/S although the speed test ...
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tcpdump capturing packets only when interface is specified

I have tried 3 different ways of capturing a stream of packets coming into my server. Two of them work and the third does not. I am trying to determine why it is missed by the third approach: ...
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Routing to sub network with local DNS

Short and clean question We has domain that can be resolved and accessed from internet as ip. On host with that ip we has NAT and virtual machines that hidden behind that NAT. How can we give access ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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VMWare Fusion 7 Pro Networking Issue

My problem is very simple: IF USING WIFI, only the my mac can ping the VM running locally... other machines on the network can't. Suggestion? Ideas? tests to run? Details: Bridged Connection is ...
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Trying to get a wireless router to work on a network through a hub

My goal is to get my wirelessrouter to broadcast internet in the same area of my computer. The internet is provided to my computer from the company server, goes into a linksys 5 port hub, not into the ...
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Home Networking Queries and Multiple WiFi access points [on hold]

I'm looking at updating my home network. I've got a number of devices that offer wifi and wired connections and would like to make use of them all if possible. Key: - = Wired connection - - - = ...
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How to limit the bandwidth on PC to a network drive?

I have a network location lets say X drive, all users can access it across our vpn. I want to limit the bandwidth on each PC to 100KB when user transferring file over. How can I do it ? or is it ...
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IPXE booting with changed MAC address (eth0 hw address)

my internet provider recognizes users by MAC address. I have made up my mac address and now I have problem. I want to boot arch netinstall via pxe... but I cannot change my MAC address easily. ...
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want vpn server to access internet of from home to office network

If anybody could help I need to install a vpn server at my network and want to use it set up a client system at office to access the internet. The scenario is I already tried softether and openvpn ...