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

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how to setup a wireless bridge for WAG120N linksys?

I have recently bought a WAG120N modem/router-linksys in order to extend the range in the house, and I have a WAG200G which is my old modem that I use it to connect to the internet. What I am trying ...
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How to access a PC with these conditions

I can't access a PC remotely and I'm trying to figure this out. The PC is on our corporate domain (Still in AD - Shows on PC) Ping via IP, not with PCName.domain Can't access it thru UNC Path ...
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Squid proxy: Hide IPs of LAN to not allow remote desktop for non LAN systems

I want to hide our internal LAN IP's(static IPs) behind squid proxy. I have done configuration, now all the traffic are going through squid proxy only. What I assume that after I configure squid no ...
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windows server (dns): give a name to a local site

In my intention, I have to give a name to a local site identified by a private ip. My dns server is provided by Windows server 2003. I know how to create a record to a specific web server, for ...
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connect to a serial device via TCP socket

My setup is this: serial device ttyUSB0 connected to laptop A software that opens TCP socket to listen and write to, also runs on laptop A (linux) My goal is to pipe data from/to serial device ...
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Software doesn't close even if server connection is disconnected on Windows XP only

We develop software which will be installed in a server PC and it will be used by other users in their client PC. When we update our software we need to close all the client connection to the server ...
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How much will frequent pinging affect smartphones battery life [closed]

I've got a small home network with a DiskStation NAS and a Raspberry Pi server, both of which can do various chores such as controlling power plugs among other things. I want these two machines to be ...
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Powerline / Wifi networking performance limitations

I've currently got a Homeplug AV (Powerline AV200) network around my house that I've been using to stream films. However, I've recently ripped a few Blu-Rays at full bit rate and realised I've not ...
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Intermittent very slow access to hosted site

I have a website which is hosted on a virtual host. It is normally quite responsive, but in the past few weeks I have had periods when it was taking several minutes to load a page. The site has very ...
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Handle ping outputs

I using 'shell_exec' function in php to ping an address and I wanted to know what are the possible results so I could handle them. What I did is to try to get with regular expression the loss ...
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Videocon sim not supported in my Nokia Lumia 520

I have recently bought a new Nokia Lumia 520. I use videocon cellular network but when I used the sim in lumia 520, the phone could not search the signal. What I tried: 1. I used other cellular ...
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Accessing External IP from LAN

This is my first Question. Sorry if its not on the proper site. I work @ a software company and we're having trouble accesing the External IP from LAN. we have a Modem/Router ADB PDG A4001N. We use ...
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Firewall open ports for vSphere

I need to open ports on a firewall, so that a client could access his VM console through vCenter server's Web Client. I had a look at this page about port description, but I am a little confused. I ...
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Is there a way to abort a explorer network file open (without pulling out network)?

I was browsing some files with the default explorer on Windows 7 on a network drive located in a building on the other side of the country when I accidentally tried to open a pdf file of 400+ MB. The ...
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How to find out total NIC cards and total available physical ports in linux

I need to find out how many total physical ports my server has, and how many of them are in use and how many free. Can you kindly help how to find it: This is what i find from dmidecode output: ...
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Use a separate NIC for ssh

I have two NICs. I want to use one (eth0) for connecting to Host_A using SSH and the other (eth1) for everything else. I also run a Socks proxy through that SSH connection to Host_A. All traffic ...
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How to make a pc act as a router on some port

I have a linux server in my lab(hereafter called pc1), and I have a windows pc2 where I have a game server running on. But since it's a private network, and the only pc that the internet can access is ...
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How to communicate between two VirtualBox VMs running on same host

I am running two VM instances of RHEL/CentOS on my VirtualBox instance running on host Windows 7. The problem is when I am executing VBoxManage list vms -l | more and then sunsequently VBoxManage ...
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How to configure gigabit NIC to connect to 100mpbs router?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 box with two "Intel Corporation I350 Gigabit" ports. These work fine with my cable modem at 1Gbps speed. I tried to have my old Linksys wrt54g router in between. The wireless ...
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Set network for remote connection

I would like to setup my network for remote connection in a different way than normal. I have two computers connected and sharing files through LAN with one router. then each computer has a modem with ...
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Cheap but effective network TV (PC) [closed]

I am trying to hook my TV to the network via a PC/media device. My aim: Be able to copy movies from my PC to my TV (across rooms). Be able to then play the movie on my TV (while my PC is off). ...
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Share ADSL connection and control bandwidth

As the title mentions, I need to split up my ADSL Internet to share with a neighbour, and I want to cap their bandwidth use. I have two different routers that I can use if it helps: Asus dsl n10e ...
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Force windows to stop internet connection swapping

I am using two separate internet connections to play and stream online games. Both have almost same in capabilities, although the first one has better in-game latencies, and the second has quite ...
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netstat reports a pid that tasklist cannot find

I was trying out cygwin lighttpd and got the error can't bind to port: 80 Address already in use I used netstat to find out which process is using it: C:\WINDOWS\system32>netstat -ao | ...
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Low quality images when using 3g dongle

From time to time i use a 3g Dongle to connect to the internet, the dongle in question is a Huawei e3131 what ive noticed is that the images it serves are compressed to a really low quality, (i can ...
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Adress Book Sharing between Mac OSX and Windows on Google drive

I'm working with an Apple MacBookPro (OS X 10.6.8) and have my business contacts in the tool Address Book.app. I want to share my address book with my business partner who is working with a windows ...
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Network traffic analyzer ignores the Remote Play traffic

I've wanted to measure network traffic that flows between my PS3 & PS VITA while they are lock on the Remote Play function. I need that because I want to discover what min. network bandwidth ...
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Disable NAT/bridge LAN to router's network

I'm at a third world country, connected to a neighborhood ISP (an ISP that serves neighboring neighborhoods) and they have some "value-added services" where they have FTP servers and Windows shares on ...
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Sharing Internet connection across LAN

For the life of me, I can't figure this out. I had it working once in my network, but never after that. I have two machines A (Win7-x64) and B (WinXP-x86), connected through TP-Link's TL-MR3420 ...
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Addressing computers via ipv6 on local network [duplicate]

I'm very confused about how to address a computer on my local network via ipv6. I am writing a server which is meant to support both ipv4 and ipv6. Now I have don an ifconfig and gotten my ipv4 local ...
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Will upgrading to a DOCSIS 3 modem fix my dropped connection problems?

I have Comcast cable internet and I am connected using a DOCSIS 2.0 SB5101U Motorola Surfboard cable modem that I own. The surfboard is connected via ethernet to a Linksys E1200 router, and from there ...
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Prevent resolve.conf from being overriden

I have problems with my VPN setup. I have the Cisco AnyConnect client installed, as well as the openconnect network plugin for the network-manager. Both have a fundamental problem: Cisco's ...
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Redirect Spotify Connection

At my home I have two computers: At one I have a connection to a Hi-Fi system and I use Spotify in it. I usually use remote desktop from the other computer to change the songs but now I'm wondering if ...
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How can I connect to a headless Windows box whose IP address is unknown?

I have a headless Windows 7 Pro 32-bit box with no graphics. I connect to it with RDP over the LAN. I have set it up as a DHCP client (with the server providing a static address) with an alternate ...
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Is it possible to break IP address based network speed restriction?

My company restricted the network speed by IP as 200K. That mean my maximum download speed is 200K per second. However, since the restriction is IP based, I can install a virtual machine and set its ...
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How do I configure NAT to forward external requests?

I have three Raspberry Pi's connected to Linux machines and one computer (also a Linux machine) connected to a router which is connected to the Internet. My goal is to configure each Raspberry Pi and ...
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Every time I ping one of my Ubuntu VMs from another VM I get a different IP resolved.. how could this be?

Every time I ping one of my VMs from another VM by hostname I get a different IP address resolved for it... Both VMs are Ubuntu 12.04 running on VMware Workstation 10. All VMs are running with ...
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Hostapd requires manual restart for devices to connect

I am currently setting up a WiFi hotspot for the padres using their NAS with WiFi card. Setup: Ubuntu 13.10 Hostapd is bridged with eth0 (br0), and works great if manually restarted sudo service ...
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I have 4 Ethernet RJ45 ports which were limited to 200KB per second. How to use all 4 ports to speed up my network connection?

I have 4 Ethernet RJ45 ports under my desk. The speed of those ports were limited to 200KB per second. Is there a way to use all 4 ports to speed up my network connection? What I want is 200KB X 4 = ...
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Modem/router seems to block access to NAS box with static IP?

I have an NSLU2 ("slug") network-attached storage box, running nslu2-linux, which was working well until I replaced some hardware in my home network. My current setup is very simple: I have a single ...
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Sharing Internet Connection with roommate

Here's the situation - I have one cable connection, with router A plugged into, creating network A. I'd like to plug router B into router A (WAN into LAN), creating network B. I'd like to create some ...
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Looking for an internet usage meter to track usage on separate network connections [closed]

I still live with my parents who are split, so I live between two houses. At one house we have an 8GB/month cap and the other, 12GB. I also go to TAFE (like uni) were I use their internet heavily. I ...
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Network slows down and speeds up

My laptop was connected to internet via wifi my router. Along with the laptop there was other computer connected with cable with router. Recently I saw some weird access limited sings on networking ...
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Windows 8 Wifi Issue

I'm using Windows 8.1 (didn't have Windows 8) and I'm experiencing a very frustrating issue. Whenever I put the computer into standby (the majority of the time I use it), when it wakes back up, the ...
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Static routes not being honored in my VirtualBox test lab

I have been trying to set up a VirtualBox test lab with with two lightweight Debian virtual machines and a WanEM test system. All network adapters are host-only adapters (Internal would be ideal, but ...
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Can't ping two machines on the same network VirtualBox

I have two Machines running in VirtualBox, one Windows XP the other Linux BackTrack. I cannot ping XP from BackTrack nor ping BackTrack from XP. Windows XP IP: 192.168.205.96 BackTrack IP: ...
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Trouble getting Ubuntu 12.04 Hyper-V guest to connect to wireless from Windows 8.1 Host

I'm trying to set up a Ubuntu 12.04 VM using Hyper-V in a Windows 8.1 host. It runs mostly fine, except that I can't get the internet to work well. I've followed the instructions at ...
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What's a good test for a very non-geek to verify dropped packets?

TL;DR: Need a URL that can show a very non-technical, near technophobe, whether they have dropped packets. So me and some non-local relatives chat via Skype. While I was visiting, I swapped out their ...
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How to run IPERF on DD-WRT?

I have IPERF for Windows installed on a desktop computer. Now I want to connect this computer to the router and conduct a simple throughput performance test. For that I will need IPERF running on the ...
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SMB file transfer speeds too low over local LAN

I have built a file server for my home network. It has a 3TB Sata 3Gb/s HDD on a Dual Celeron Mini ITX mobo with 2GB DDR3 RAM. I have installed Ubuntu minimal runing off a flashdrive. I installed ...