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

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Is there any reason to purchase a cable modem with a faster speed than your internet connection?

My cable provider allows you to purchase and use your own cable modem, from a list of approved ones. Some of them, e.g. the Motorola SB6141, are rated at a speed much faster than any of the internet ...
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Is there a way to view/access your computer over the network in boot mode

For systems with no IPMI or such built in, is there a way to access them over the network to do work and access boot options? If I am out and I have a machine doing a check disk, would there be a way ...
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cisco ePC 3208 router and captive portal

Ok, i have cisco ePC 3208 router, and cable internet goes in router via cable and router is emiting wireless. It can work without computer and it is working fine. Now i want to have capiteve portal ...
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Cannot browse network shares in Windows Explorer, but paths are still accessible

Windows Explorer has somehow corrupted itself and I'm not sure how to fix this problem. My Windows installation has been in use for a few years with network shares setup and working. Recently, I ...
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Does a router have a receiving range?

So my dad bought a TP-Link router (Model No. TL-WA7510N) which apparently has a transmitting range of 1km; and he believes that it also has a receiving range of 1km. So he's arguing with me that the ...
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Cannot create virtual switch Hyper-V (0x80070002)

I get following error while creating any type(external, internal and private) of virtual switch on Hyper-V using Hyper-V manager. Failed to create virtual ethernet switch. The system cannot ...
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Why wireless adatper stop to work?

today I correctly installed the driver for the TP-LINK TL-WN725N USB wireless adapter on my RaspBerry Pi (I use RaspBian that is a Debian), then I setted up the wifi using the wpa-supplicant as ...
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Can you have 2 network boot servers?

I currently run Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to deploy default and custom created images. However, WDS can not do Linux as it requires .wim files. I want to also deploy Linux. Is it possible to ...
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Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured

I finally got around to turning the syslog on for my cablemodem (Motorola Surfboard SBG6580) and I'm seeing about the expected amount of inbound attackage being blocked... 2014-05-30 21:59:02 ...
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WD my cloud 4th is Super Slow

I am using a WD my cloud 4Tb and I have read other posts about users complaining about getting only 10Mb per second. My problem is that I am getting about 100kb/s to transfer a 125gb iPhoto library. ...
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Can't access webpages using the same machine private ip address

I have few web-services running on my machine I can access all of those via localhost:, but I can't access via the machine-private-ip: I am running on windows 7. any idea what's wrong?
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using NFS over unreliable networks (wifi/mobile)

I have a NFS server at home (and an openvpn connection that only works outside of home). My phone (Jolla) is basically Linux, and has mobile data/wifi/usb network capability. Basically, I want to ...
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Is the USB network adapter driver correctly installed? [duplicate]

I am pretty new in Linux system administration and I have the following doubt. I have installed an USB Wireless adapter driver on my RaspBerry (on the RaspBian distribution that is a Debian) and I ...
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isolating public network and a staff network

my small office has two networks, each of them are connected to a switch, those switches then connect to a central switch which then connect to a router ADSL capable. The router is connected to the ...
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Combination of NAT, DHCP, and OpenVPN on lubuntu 14.04

Okay, so I've got a set up, where eth0 my internal IP address (192.168.1.3) it has been configured as my default gateway using the iptables this sudo sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 sudo ...
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What information does an IP address provide

For example, if I use a web app that saves my IP address, what can be inferred from it? What can be deduced from an IP address (and to what degree of certainty)? Is it always possible to determine a ...
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Is file sharing and printers a “kill switch”?

The Settings menu for media and the public folders ask separately if I want to share them. Are those settings superior to "file sharing and printers"? For example if I deactivate "file sharing and ...
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Is there a free program that can detect which device on my network is causing lag? [closed]

I'm on a small business network, and rarely we experience really extreme latency. I have no idea what device might be causing the lag, and wanted to know if there was a piece of software that could ...
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Win 7 “tough” Network Questions

I recently started looking more detailed into the Win 7 Network settings. Some things got more and more unclear the more I thought about it. Here are some of the questions: 1. Is it true, that you ...
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How do I set up YouTrack on our dev server so that we can all access it?

I have installed JetBrains YouTrack on our dev server, to listen on port 8585. On that server, the URL http://localhost:8585 brings up YouTrack nicely. Yet, if I work on my own desktop, and enter the ...
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nmap recognizes android device not in a scan area of more than 3 ips

this page was recommended to me by stackoverflow therefore I ask my question again here. I have performed some nmap scans, yet I have found out, that the scan over a larger area provides more ...
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2 network interfaces - route LAN to interface 1, Internet to interface 2

I want to route LAN traffic over wired LAN interface and Internet traffic to Wireless interface. Which is the best way under Windows? Route command?
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USB3.0 network cards: worth buying?

So, my current laptop is an ethernetless "ultrabook" with a rather poor built-in wifi, and this causes problems (unacceptable ping in online FPS games, reconnects, etc). Cheap external USB wifi is ...
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Routing ABCs - Packet goes up, must come down [closed]

Can anyone give me a summary of routing technologies? A packet is kicked into the air, reaches an apex, and comes down to earth at some destination. Kicking is pretty simple. The packet just ...
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Remotely turn on a device that is powered off? [closed]

Verbatim from the interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden last night: Snowden: Any intelligence service in the world that has significant funding and a real technological research team ...
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How to enable 802.11n Wi-Fi?

I have a 150-Mbit capable router and a notebook with Atheros AR9485-EG wireless adapter. The connection speed is always 54 Mbit/s. The router is set to b/g/n mode. If to set it into 11n-only mode the ...
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How to route local traffic over switch?

I'm just cabled up at home but haven't got any way of verifying that gigabit speed can be reached. As I've only got one laptop with one network card, one cable, and one switch, I'm kind of stuck. I'm ...
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Transfer files over WIFI hotspot without internet connection?

Can i transfer lets say movie from pc to Android, if both are connected to my wofo hotspot from android? If connection can be established between 2 PC-s, why not ohone/pc. Is there a term related to ...
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How to copy from a windows network to a linux machine

I need to create a batch that regularly copies a file file.txt from a windows remote machine (located at \1.2.3.4\Client$) to a linux machine located at 7.8.9.10. The batch should run on the linux ...
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802.11ac incredibly slow file transfers

I've just upgraded my whole network to 802.11ac - new router as well as new 802.11ac USB sticks for every computer that doesn't support it out of the box. For some reason my read and write speeds are ...
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Redirect certain websites

I'm starting up a VPN service, and am attempting to block certain bandwidth-hungry websites, such as Netflix, torrent sites, etc. Naturally I am offering a paid service as well as the free one, to ...
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Five thin client machines with same MAC Address?

I have Purchased five thin clients. Every time I connect them together, just one remains connected. When I check their MAC addresses, they all have the same one! The thin client is "computer cloud ...
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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Windows failing to renew IP lease

Approximately a month ago I started experiencing a minor, but frustrating problem: my internet connection would drop for several seconds every two hours. My quick investigation showed that these ...
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How to know if an application is using system proxy and tor network?

I'm using socks proxy to connect to Tor network by Vidalia (relay) and it's working fine. I have set the system proxy via Control panel » Internet options to use socks proxy. So no need to add ...
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multiple network interfaces, browser issue

I have two network interfaces on my laptop: wireless, and wired. The wireless network is connected to the internet (automatic, dynamic ip assignment). The ethernet card is connected to an embedded ...
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long distance network

okay so, I just opened up two shops in my hometown. The two stores is about 6 blocks apart, connecting them by wire is not really feasible in cost wise. What kind of network topology should I use for ...
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Why does WebDAV fail from inside home network

On my OSX server there is a folder that is configured in the Server App to be accessible via WebDAV. This folder is used to sync OmniFocus. On my router, I have set up a dynamic dns. When I am outside ...
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How to remote access my router.?

I have an Asus rt n10+ router and I flashed dd-wrt in it. My remote access is still not working? I tried a lot of options researching forums here there and everywhere. And why is my public IP ...
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How can I connect to a VPN with a restrictive network?

I have recently relocated and the network I have been provided blocks every outgoing TCP port except for 80 (http) 443 (https) 465 (smtps?) 587 (submission) 993 ...
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Why from a virtualized Ubuntu system I can't discover the ip address of my router?

I am not into computer network and I have the following problem finding my router IP address. I have a Windows 8 PC on on which it is installed VmWare Workstation that virtualizes Linux Ubuntu. The ...
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Route packets from any network to any network

Assuming we have the following network topology and CentOS 6.5 on each router, how can i set ALL traffic go from ANY host in ANY network to ANY host in ANY network? I have already enabled ...
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File transfer tools for linux with support of zero-copy transfer

Are there small and simple file transfer tools for Linux, which can use "zero-copy" style of transferring files from HDD (SSD) to tcp socket, and back? I want to often send huge amount of ...
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Windows detecting mystery device

I have just installed Windows 8.1 and I have noticed a mystery device being detected under Networks. Here is a screenshot showing the device and its properties. It identifies itself as a Nexus 7 - a ...
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Share Windows computer internet connection with Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi that can't have physical access to the router, but I have a PC that does. I would like to share internet connection from the PC to the Raspberry via the USB cable*, not via the ...
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VPN Error 868 when connecting even if using IP address

I am trying to connect to a public VPN from VPNGate. However when I attempt to connect to a VPN from the list using MS-SSTP protocol I get the following error: Error 868: The remote connection was ...
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filezilla server 530 User cannot log in

I am trying to setup filezilla server to access files remotely. I am able to connect and list the files using local address (192.168.x.x). Now I am trying to connect through dedicated IP over ...
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Consequences of removing a partnership in sync center?

Hi I have a windows 7 PC on our network, I don't think we need to have a sync partnership on it and want to disable it. If I disable it does anything get deleted or lost? or does it simply stop ...
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Can next hop address be same as destination address? [closed]

Like if host address is 100.0.0.1 and next hop address is 100.0.0.2 and destination ip address is also 100.0.0.2 Is this a valid use case? Any real life usage? <dest ip> ...
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VPN and getting router/firwall configuration correct

For the life of me can not get my VPN working using PPTP or L2TP or anything. My subnet is set to 192.168.13.1 to avoid conflicts. I have tried to reach my desktop/server from my laptop/client using ...