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

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Not getting gigabit Ethernet speeds between 2 computers

I am trying to connect two computers together using a Cat6 cable. Both computers have gigabit Ethernet cards, and the "Network" tab in Task Manager reports the link speed to be 1Gb/s for both. One ...
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Win7 homegroup changes from “home” to “private” using NON-INTERNET connected cable/DSL router each time machines are restarted

I am using an old Linksys Cable/DSL router (no WiFi) to connect three Windows 7 PC’s (without an internet connection.) These three PC’s are separate from my internet connected PC’s and used as a ...
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Unable to use internet due to suspected DNS malware

I downloaded a midi file on my Windows 8.1 laptop last night. Since then, whenever I open chrome, I get a standard 'Web Page Not Available" error for ALL the sites I try to visit. Firefox and ...
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OpenVPN Not Binding to Local Port?

I can't seem to connect to the local port I've assigned in my config file using OpenVPN, and I'm fairly new to it so I'm not sure what's wrong. Config.ovpn client ping 5 ping-exit 30 dev tap ...
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Using iw to add a virtual wireless interface, getting the error “No such device (-19)”

I am trying to add a virtual wireless interface to my debian squeeze system using iw. The output of iw list is shown below: root@alix:~# iw list Wiphy phy0 I am using the command: iw dev phy0 ...
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How to create a private wireless network off of public wifi?

My question is somewhat similar to this one, but that was never answered. Mine is different enough that I believe it warrants a new question. I am an organizer for an event coming up and we have some ...
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How to set up openvpn on Mikrotik RouterOS 5.26

I have an OpenVPN connection that works well between an Ubuntu client and a Debian server. I want to replace the Ubuntu client with a Mikrotik router equipped with RouterOS 5.26. In order to do that I ...
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How do I disable multicast on the TCP/IP stack for Windows?

I'd like to disable the TCP/IP stack's support for multicast completely on Windows for diagnostic purposes. How do I do this? I'm looking to do this on Windows XP, but if none can be provided, ...
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How I join my virtual machine into virtual domain using VirtualBox

I have a laptop on which window 7 is installed and I also installed VirtualBox. In virtual box I made a small network, which consists of window server 2003 domain and XP and they both ping each other. ...
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Access network share in Debian?

I've just gained full root access through SSH to my readyNAS which runs Debian and I am looking into ways of making network shares available directly on the readyNAS. I guess my syntax is completely ...
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Determine maximum network throughput?

Is there a concrete way to determine the maximum throughput of a network? Wikipedia gives the following formula Throughput <= RWIN/RTT where RWIN is TCP received and RTT is TCP round trip time. ...
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How do I VPN out of a Windows Server 2012 R2 system?

I've found plenty of help online for setting up Windows Server 2012 R2 to be a VPN server, but none for having it be a VPN client. The standard Windows 8.1 methods don't seem to work or even be there ...
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Improve and Reduce Latency in DD-WRT with QoS

I was tasked with making a home network today and after installing DD-WRT in one of the routers, I ran some diagnosis and the games became a problem. There is usually one or two people using Internet ...
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How can I determine which Wireless LAN adapter model do I have on my Netbook?

I have an Acer ONE 533 Netbook which was working fine but recently something happened to the Wireless LAN adapter. After taking a look at the Device Manager, I realized that there are no drivers ...
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Can't connect to network on Windows 7 (Wireless or Wired)

I'm helping a friend that can't connect to the internet through a hard wired connection or through wireless. It's a laptop, that usually connected fine through both. The error is that the WiFi bars ...
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How to IP redirect all requests to public ip back to router

Using OpenWrt Backfire 10.03.1 on Linksys WRT54GL. Till today my ISP's modem used to loopback all traffic with self-destination IP back to itself. (for example if my WAN IP is 8.8.8.8 and I perform ...
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How to create/delete a HomeGroup in Windows 8?

I never used homegroups. Now, when I enter HomeGroup control panel page, I see that somebody has created homegroup on the network. User name and computer name displayed. I don't know who is this. I ...
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Connect to configuration page of Belair Networks 20E Using Linux Mint

I have a Belair Networks Wireless access point / Wifi Router and would like to reset it and connect to the config page to complete the setup and config for use with home wifi. The manual or item ...
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Setup router with 2 seperate LANs, one that pipes thru VPN, one that doesn't?

I use a VPN at home for privacy, but there are times where you do want your true public IP to be known. Like for Google Maps, or pizza. I currently use a software-VPN tool on my computer for this, but ...
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Hooking Linux machine to secondary router/ISP: how to setup routing correctly?

Abstract: I have (I presume routing) issues when adding a secondary ISP to my existing network setup: incoming traffic through Router1 is not answered, but local traffic and incoming through Router0 ...
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Using host proxy in VMware

I installed VMare on My Windows7 and I have a BackTrack5 r3 installed on VMware. Backtrack use a NAT network adapter to connect to the host and use internet. Some web-sites are restricted/filterd to ...
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Windows-7 Ultimate 64 bit wont connect to my wired/wireless networks

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Everything was working fine & then just stopped working. The nic card Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller is enabled but does not connect to my router (cables & ...
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Only let certain user connect to an alternate RDP Port

Ok, Why ? There is some users on the local network that are accessing an remote desktop servers But some of these user also required an way to connect to the remote desktop but from internet. That ...
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Can't access router management of TP-LINK TL-WR842ND after setting as access point

I disabled DHCP on TP-LINK TL-WR842ND and connect it LAN to LAN to my base router in order to set it as wireless access point for wireless devices. TP-LINK received an IP address from base router. ...
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How to access a computer on the local network that is not pingable

I am trying to access a local (windows) machine on my network but this is not possible. Even when I ping using the local address it is not returning any packets. The only ping that is working is when ...
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Issues configuring IPv6 on Red Hat 5.8

I'm new at linux and i'm trying to configure IPv6 on a Red Hat 5.8 due a specific application I'm working on. This Linux is installed in a VMWare 8 and the IPv4 is working fine! I can ping the host ...
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Network interface/dhcp problems ubuntu with kvm and network bridge

I have a ubuntu system running 12.10 I am using KVM and have configured a bridge for the virtual machines, which is using nat forwarding. I am having problems with the connection dropping out ...
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How to configure a VPN client in the router based on a connection log from my computer?

I am struggling with DD-WRT's PPTP client, as all configurations (and builds) I tried based on the all-important wiki but also older forum posts led to no ppp0 connection showing up with ifconfig. ...
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Need help monitoring latop/vpn traffic for interruptions

I have much trouble with dropping vpn connections (I can only connect through to one of the 2 vpn servers in the first place). Right now I'm using the Windows 7 resource monitor utility to try to ...
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First ping always fail with “General failure” or “Request timed out”

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and this problem has puzzled me for a while. No matter which address I ping, first ping always fails. Any advice of what to check? Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of ...
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Weird phenomenon about my PC's primary & secondary DNS speed

I use DNS Jumper to test the speed of various DNS and this is the result: (A) Currently Using Primary: 203.144.207.29 (39 ms) Secondary: 8.8.4.4 (71 ms) (B) US Open DNS Primary: 208.67.220.220 ...
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Network adapter connected to router but no internet access?

I have two network adapters on my laptop, one's a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (wired adapter) and the other is an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (wireless adapter). They both came built in. The ...
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How do I get a service around VPN?

I recently signed up for a VPN service. It's been great, but I have a few services (like a web server and a Plex media server) which I want to access from outside my network. I was able to do that ...
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Making proxies on Debian

Hi guys I am trying to create SOCKS Proxies on my VPS and currently am not getting too far so any help is well appreciated. Here's a few details on my VPS: It is running Debian linux, has 512mb ram ...
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Slow Internet speed when HomePlug combined with router

I'm using HomePlug AV2 600 devices to connect upstairs with downstairs (router is downstairs). A check with iperf shows bandwidth of ~100Mbps, and data transferred on the local network from downstairs ...
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Failed to Start DHCP in Linux Redhat, Need Help ASAP

I tried to configure /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf file in Linux but it failed as static addressing. How do I fix it? Am I missing any data and is it accurate? I need help. Below is screenshot of my contents ...
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How to back up data from client computers to server using windows server 2012 R2

Is it possible to backup data from client computers to server using windows server 2012 R2? I want to backup all data in my client computers and store in my server. I tried the windows server backup ...
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Disable Intel(R) 82578DM Network Connector permanently

My computer, HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT x64-based PC, running Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) is equipped with an Intel(R) 82578DM Gigabit Network Connection which connects to the Motorola ...
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4G Wifi Router vs 4G USB dongle

My service provider is proving 4G Wireless internet connection in two forms: 4G USB dongle 4G Wifi Router According to the person selling the products both offer same speed. The advantage of using ...
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How to permanently add a route in OS X?

I have a Mac Pro and the problem is that it is not connecting to systems in other VLANs. This can be temporarily archived by sudo route -n add -net <IP>/mask <Gateway> However it ...
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how to make tcpdump to display ip and port number but not hostname and protocol

I'm using tcpdump for some tests I want to see the IP and port number but the output of tcpdump is like IP pl1snu.koren.kr.http > kitch.pl.sophia.inria.fr.dnp: Flags [P.], seq 54:72, ack 1, win ...
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SSH Connection Error : No route to host

There are three machines in this scenario: Desktop A : user@1.23.x.x Laptop A : user@1.23.y.y Machine B : user@192.168.z.z All the machines have Ubuntu 11.04 (Desktop A is a 64bit one) and have ...
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Use host-only network adapter in VirtualBox

I'm using OSX 10.9.4 as host, VirtualBox 4.3.14 and Windows 7 as the guest VM. Using NAT network mode works fine. But host-only networking never worked. I'm fairly new to using VirtualBox and VM's. ...
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Two Network Adapters, One Prevents Other's Connection

Digged up the forums but couldn't find the same issue, so here comes the question: My operating system is Windows XP. It has 2 network adapters. 1st: IP -> 10.54.88.55, Subnet -> 255.255.255.0, ...
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access different sub networks in ip messenger ( ipmsg )

We have a intranet in my apartment.Each house has a lan port in the building.Me and my friends use ipmessanger(ipmsg) to communicate.Recently i got a wifi router for my house.Now i am unable to ...
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apache and actiontec c1000a modem

real trouble .. winxp apache and a shinny new actiontec c1000a modem/ Static IP block ran for years. no issues. modem went bad and had to change providers., new Dish actiontec C1000a and no manual ...
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Windows 7 cannot ping a name, only an IP address

Sorry about this but all the similar stuff I have read does not solve my problem. Windows7 pro on these two machines. Networked as public then the sharing set to file sharing /discovery etc etc - all ...
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Can I “add” an ethernet port to laptop using USB-to-Ethernet Adapter

I have a laptop with one ethernet port and a wifi too. To share an internet connection, I connect my laptop through wifi (typically in hotels), then bridge it to the ethernet port by making the ...
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Route traffic from local network to VirtualBox host-only adapter

For a test I need to allow routing from my local network to a guest inside a VirtualBox. The guest already have outside access. So far I enabled ip forwarding on my local machine (OSX 10.9) and added ...
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How to access router web interface behind VPN with same IP as local router

I have a two home networks involving cable routers. Network A is an Asus RT-N66U that is hosting a PPTP VPN. My PC is connected to Network B which is another router (Netgear WNR1000). Both routers ...