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

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Prevent disabling wifi when connected using Ethernet

I am using a Dell Vostro N1550 Laptop with 1702 WLAN card and has internet connection over Ethernet I need to share my internet connection with my mobile ( BlackBerry Q5) When I created an Ad-hoc ...
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How to access parallel ports created by NET command in Windows XP?

I am trying to get a USB-to-Parallel IEEE-1284 cable which is showed as USB Printing Support in Device manager to work as a LPT port and tried the answer here. Using this command: NET USE LPT1: ...
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Back to original firmware on TP Link WR2543ND

I flashed firmware on my WR2543ND router according to these instructions. But my router no longer creates wifi, wired LAN cables don't work anymore and 95% of time I cannot even access that router on ...
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Youtube & Network - sometime jumping in videos stop loading and cannot connect to internet unless reboot

Declare, not a duplicate of this since I don't use wireless: Youtube breaks my internet connection I use Firefox. Sometimes watching Youtube videos, I jump from my position to a not yet loaded ...
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How to make a PXE boot, if the client PC has no network card driver?

As I have researched, we can do a clean installation of an OS through network booting (PXE boot). I have also tried to do it to a virtual machine via windows Deployment Services (WDS). It was OK. ...
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How do I set up a guest WLAN?

I want to set up a guest wifi network that is separate from the network my family uses, so that guests can access the Internet but not my home network. Note that the DSL router from the ISP is really ...
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Can you do continous ssh tunneling?

I saw here a way to do two ssh hops ssh -L 9998:host2:22 -N host1 ssh -L 9999:localhost:1234 -N -p 9998 localhost I think I understand what one line does, but not how they work together. Can ...
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Attach network interface to vmware nat (bridge is not working perfectly)

I have a developer computer with two physical network interfaces (NIC A and NIC B). I have VMWare workstation and several virtual machines in VMNet8 (NAT). I would like to connect my notebook to my ...
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Why are only some hosts resolved using DNS?

I have a DD-WRT router configured with DNSmasq. The config is local=/myhome.local/ expand-hosts addn-hosts=/jffs/hosts.dnsmasq This way I can resolve network hosts (e.g. ping macbookair), but other ...
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Software solution for combining LANs over the Internet to simulate a single LAN?

Is there any software solution that allows people to combine LANs over the Internet to simulate a single LAN? For example, I would like to play an old multiplayer game with my friends but it has no ...
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How can I Load balance or make two WiFi adapter connections fail-over to the same network?

I have two WiFi adapters in my laptop, and both of them connected to my home network: Now, I thought that when adapter one loses connectivity, the connection of adapter two will be used.. but that ...
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Configuring wireless adsl modem/router to work as router

My ISP has given me a wired broadband connection(adsl). I bought a new wireless adsl modem-router(dlink 2750u). I contacted ISP to check How I can install my new router. They said it wont work because ...
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Only permit the specified IP of client to access the network scanner

All, I have a network scanner (HP-1213nf MFP) with IP 10.50.0.16 in my local network, And I don't want all the machines in this network can access this scanner. I want to permit the computer with IP ...
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Router periodically stops working (partially)

My home network consists of two Linksys wireless routers, let's call them A and B, and a switch, which provides ethernet connectivity to wired ports throughout the house. The internet cable connects ...
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Configure HP iLO MTU Setting - Site is behind several firewalls and MTU requires lowering for access

Just wondering if anyone knows how to adjust the MTU setting for a HP server iLO NIC? The site is behind several firewalls and we have had problems with other things that has required us to lower the ...
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arp command returning weird info for Apple routers

When I use arp -a command, my two Apple routers (Extreme and Express) return weird results, unlike my other results. The IP address isn't a LAN IP address like the other results and the MAC address ...
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TP Link wr740n router takes longer time to connect internet and speed is slow

Recently I have purchased TP Link router wr740n but having issue in connection and internet speed. Detail explanation of same is below: When I connect internet cable wire directly to computer it ...
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connected unsecured wifi connection in my hostel but when connected it says “unidentified network no internet access”

in my hostel there is a wifi connection with no password when i tried to connect it, it says "connected" but it has a notification which says "unidentified network no internet access" i am using win 7 ...
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Need to login to Skype with a proxy

I'm in a boarding house as a student and my internet connection is established with a LAN cable. We were told to configure Firefox or IE with that specific proxy server (example 154.36.2.332) and port ...
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Setting up VirtualBox networking

I have planned to install Ubuntu Server on our physical server but before that I'd like to mess up with that system in VirtualBox so I know I can get it working. I have installed Ubuntu Server 13.04 ...
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How to create and use USB network interfaces on debian platforms?

This question is basically a follow up on this question. When the phone is plugged in and the Internet pass-through option is checked then a new RNDIS device(usb0) should be provided. On ubuntu the ...
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Networking or harddrive issue?

On my laptop everything was working fine until I started it up and I got a message that says something like FXE check cable and wouldn't let me boot into Windows. I ended up buying a new hard drive ...
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Home network routing: Avoid routing via Internet for server attached to cable modem

I'm painfully unfamiliar with routing and have always been annoyed by an inefficiency in my home network's layout: all traffic to my (local) server via its public IP has much less bandwidth than ...
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Static IP Address with NetworkManager?

I just wanted to set up a static IP address for a fedora 19 machine in my LAN. I'm used to /etc/network/interfaces from debian but that file doesn't exist here. After googling around a little bit, I ...
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Is it possible to connect a NAS to both WAN and LAN at the same time?

Thinking of upgrading my Synology DS209 NAS to a newer model with dual gigabit ethernet connections. Currently my NAS sits outside my LAN, connected to WAN through one of my modem's four ports, ...
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Understanding Linux routes in Proxmox

I have a server and decided to go ahead and practise with Proxmox. This is the network setup I have right now: Two interfaces: eth0 & eth1 (different NICs, both connected to internet) Two ...
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What is well-known port number of P2P applications?

I have some trace files (truncated tcpdump file) contains traffic of a network. I want to separate packets of P2P applications such as BitTorrent,Skype,etc. Does any one have a list of well-known ...
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Sometimes cannot access my own websites, ping general failure

Rarely, yet annoyingly, I cannot access my websites with my laptop. If I try to open one of them in a browser, I get the classic "This webpage is not available" error. When I try to ping one of ...
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disable IPv6 autoconf (MAC-based) IPv6 address without disabling privacy addresses?

Is it possible to configure the Linux kernel to automatically get the RFC4941 temporary (privacy) IPv6 addresses without getting the RFC4862 public (MAC-based) IPv6 address? With the following sysctl ...
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How can I tell the transfer rate of each computer on my network?

I'd like to determine the instantaneous transfer rate of each device connected to my router. I don't have access to all these devices, and some of them aren't computers. I don't need these transfer ...
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Kali 1.0.5 Internet Connection Problems

I have recently installed Kali Linux and am having connection issues. It says I am connected to the network, but I am not able to access the Web. A Ubuntu 13.04 running on the same machine (dual boot) ...
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DRBL hangs after booting

I'm trying to restore a lab using a network boot, but unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be working correctly. The only thing that happens is the my computer boots up using PXE, and I get the an IP, ...
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How to keep Azure Point-To-Site VPN secure?

Following these instructions I was able to successfully create and connect to a Windows Azure VPN. However, it appears that there are no ACLs on the VPN and all security is controlled via ...
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Having bridged network for lxc containers in Amazon ec2

I am trying to setup LXC containers on top of Amazon. I am very much new to Amazon and VPC especially. In fact created VPC for the first time to experiment lxc. My Goal: My goal is to have lxc ...
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OpenVPN disconnects after 10minutes

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on AMD64. I use OpenVPN to connect from my home to office. On Windows it just works. When I installed it on Ubuntu Im using same config file from windows. I can connect. It works ...
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rsync via gateway ssh while defining .pem key

I need to sync my local files through a gateway to an Amazon EC2 instance that requires specifying my .pem key. I can do this as a three step like so (assuming no typos): rsync -avzh -e ssh ...
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External IP of Internal Server

I've seen this question, but it doesn't address my current issue (it's about getting the external IP address of the current machine): Windows command that returns external IP I'm on a network that ...
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WiFi router dropping out in short periods

I work and live on an offshore installation. I have an internet connect in my cabin which has worked fine for the last year. Only yesterday, the wireless router I have connected (Tenda W150N), loses ...
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Block remote desktop connection outside network

Is it possible to block, with Windows settings only (no firewall), Remote Desktop connections coming outside our network and allow connections only for PCs in private LAN?
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Can we prevent vsmon.exe (ZoneAlarm True Vector service) from hijacking TCP connections

I just noticed that vsmon.exe from ZoneAlarm firewall started to act like proxy for TCP connections (I am guessing it's doing the same thing for UDP packets internally). I use TCPView.exe from ...
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Find out what programs are heavily using the network

Currently, I have a process on my Windows 7 system which is saturating the incoming broadband internet connection (75Mbit/s) and almost completely saturating the 100Mbit network controller. I cannot ...
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Bandwidth limit by Port on iptables

What iptables function would I use to bandwidth-limit all traffic on port 566 to 2KB/s? I'm confused about exactly how to do this.
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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How do I Reverse Tether my phone for internet connectivity without rooting?

I'm trying to create an internet connection for an android device using a linux(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a WiFi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, I ...
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what is the difference between transparent and opaque as a networking jargon? [closed]

I sometimes read paragraph on book, which is about computer networks, with some sentences like: this network layer is transparent to its upper layer. or the packet payload is transparent to ...
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How do I get the IP Adress of my vpn server

I Connect to internet using PPTP connection type from my computer using following setting internet address: blue.connect.net.pk user id: myusername password: mypassword my problem: my dwr-112 ...
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See file size on wireshark when downloading

Is there a way to see the filesize of a file when starting a download through wireshark? I want to see the size of http downloads on wireshark when i start them but i cant find that information.
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Limit bandwidth on HTTP downloads based on file size

Is there a way to limit lets say in iptables or any proxy solution/software if a user is downloading a filesize that is greater than lets say 20MB it will limit his entire download at 2KB/s? ...
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Accessing VM on host machine through IP address

I'm trying to set up a CentOS VM with VMware Fusion and get access to it through the host. I was following a tutorial online for this as this is my first time doing this. When I try to access the IP ...
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Unable to ssh to my desktop

I'm trying to ssh from my mac laptop to my linux desktop. I ran ifconfig on my linux desktop (the target machine) and got the ip address listed under eth0 (the machine is connected via wire - not ...