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 say windows not to use specific network connection for Internet traffic? [duplicate]

I have slow VPN connection to another computer, which is also connected to internet as my computer is. When this connection is active, all browsing traffic goes via remote computer, although it is ...
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Laptop unable to connect to the router

I have a D-Link DIR-655 router, which is working fine for all the phones in the house, as well as one laptop and a desktop. I factory reset one of my laptops because it was getting slow and filled ...
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Why can't my computer access a specific IP address?

My laptop cannot access a specific IP address and it gets back a timeout when I ping it. This address is accessible from other computers and it is even accessible from another computer using the same ...
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Random connection problems

Problem My computer fails to open some websites randomly. I recently updated to Windows 8.1 and had everything working for 3-4 weeks. From then I started getting bluescreens but fixed it by updating ...
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Set IP Address based on User Name

So I have a script from my old XP installation that sets the IP address based on what the username is. Here is the script: 'Get Username set objNetwork = wscript.CreateObject("wscritp.network") ...
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Linux Ethernet Bridge (bridge-utils) does not reply to ARP requests

I am having problems with a newly created Linux bridge. The architecture is: PC1 (eth0) <---> (eth2) BridgePC (eth0) <---> (eth0) PC2 BridgePC is a virtual machine (ESXi ...
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How to get the IPV4 address of a computer in the network through cmd?

I've always used the tracert and ping commands to obtain the IPV4 address of my computers. Now I seem unable to do so: C:\>tracert win7x64 Tracing route to WIN7X64 [fe80::f44f:fb88:3026:4ecc%53] ...
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View network locations from Debian shell

I'm trying to see a list of all devices on the network from the shell in debian. The same list you get by typing 'Network' into an explorer window on Windows. Seems like it should be an easy thing to ...
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Why can't I ping a network printer from a specific computer only on the same network?

I have a small home network with a few computers/tablets and a network-enabled printer, all connected through wifi. The problem is I cannot connect (ping) from one specific computer ("A", ...
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UPnP/DLNA device discovery not working

I'm having trouble discovering UPnP/DLNA devices on my network. Discovery seems to be unreliable; I've tried several UPnP device listing applications both on Windows PCs and Android devices. Often, ...
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Share network from Windows to Raspberry Pi

I recently got a Raspberry Pi, but the place where it's setup is to far away from our modem. So, I tried sharing my network via Ethernet cable on my Windows 8 laptop. I turned on sharing and set IPs ...
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How can I access my home MS SQL Server DB from a remotely hosted web service?

As can probably be seen (if not already see below) I am fairly networking illiterate. Here is what I would like to do: Setup a SQL Server DB hosted on a computer I have in my home. I want to be able ...
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How to make my computer think an IP is somewhere else

I have a local app which code I do not own and tries to directly connect to some IP, let's say 123.45.67.890. For testing purposes, I would like to re-route that connection to somewhere else, another ...
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Rapidly changing public IP address causes issues with site login and server connection

Since I changed my ISP, I have had issues logging into sites (e.g. StackExchange), MMORPGs and connecting to SMTP servers. I did some research and it turns out that my public IP address is changing ...
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Why do I lose my 3G connection when I connect to my new wireless access point?

I've just bought a TP-LINK Wireless Range Extender (Model TL-WA83ORE) to use, for now, as just a pure access point, to link up my notebook, printer, and phone, without troublesome and messy USB ...
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How safe is it to open ports on your router? [closed]

I want to open some ports on my family's network, for game servers and other protocols like HTTP and FTP. My dad, however, thinks this is unsafe (for him). Is it easy for a hacker to get in to our ...
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Central hub for Computer/TV/Video Game systems/etc?

I have the following devices: TV (Inputs: HDMI + DVI) Xbox 360 (Outputs: HDMI Audio/Video) Desktop PC (Outputs: HDMI + DVI Video; 1/8" mini cable out Audio) Two LCD PC monitors (Outputs: DVI Video) ...
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Dynamic DNS with Dual-Stack IPv4/IPv6

In the past, I have been providing services (i.e. HTTP, VPN, etc.) on my network via port forwarding. Each service has its own domain name (i.e. home.domain.name, deluge.domain.name, vpn.domain.name, ...
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What is the safest method of port forwarding?

So, I don't know very much about networking but I am attempting to create my own web server so that I can have website development practice. All was going well until I learned that I had to "forward ...
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Who owned 192.168.x.x IP address?

I am confused about the meaning of 192.168.x.x (private network). In DSL bridge mode, my computer has been assigned an IP as part of ISP's private network such as 36.82.x.x. It also can connect to ...
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Does “everything is a file” apply to network printers?

I asked this question on AskUbuntu and I didn't get any answers or comments, so I thought I'd try here. If "everything is a file" in Linux, can I access network printers (IPP) like USB printers ...
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Random Wi-Fi Internet outages

I just bought and installed a new ASUS RT-AC68U wireless router and it works very well for most devices on my home network but others experience Internet outages at random intervals of time. I haven't ...
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Disable IPv6 on Interface in Debian Wheezy?

I'm working on Debian Wheezy: $ uname -a Linux openstack1 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.51-1 x86_64 GNU/Linux I set up two networks for VirtualBox: # Public network vboxnet0 (10.1.0.0/16) ...
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Single storage setup for multiple users

I have a relative who employs several people for data entry and stuff. Currently, he has 3 employees, each with his own computer, but wants to expand with 2-3 more computers. What he is fearing is ...
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Need some information on DNS bypass proxies?

I have recently been researching about products that allow users to evade geo-blocking and i have come across: DNS "Proxies" like Tunlr :link here: I believe this is the best solution for me ...
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Why won't Windows hosts file block websites?

I'm trying to block a website because someone keeps downloading crap from this website and it's spyware. I tell them it's spyware and they download it anyway. So I'm trying to block it via the hosts ...
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What is a 'Tomato based router'? [closed]

Could someone please explain what this diagram means? Most importantly the 'Tomato based router'. Source.
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Any way to see ddwrt logs with website/PC names etc?

We used to have a dlink dir655 router that had logs in the interface. The logs were simple,easy to read, and had the name of the computers, iphones, etc on it. This made it easy to pinpoint who was ...
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On Linux, can I forward wlan0 to eth0, and wlan1 to eth1?

I have the following simple situation: two internet connections via two distinct ethernet NICs, eth0 and eth1, and two APs (I use hostapd, of course) on two distinct wireless cards, wlan0 and wlan1. ...
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How to configure this router?

i've the following configuration: A: Internet Gateway/Router . All my PC's are connected to it. IP: 192.168.1.254 B: switch/Router DD-WRT connected to A. Internet Gateway configured to out to A. In ...
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Connect my router to the internet via another router?

What I want to do: Connect to the internet through my wifi router, via some other router that the room I rent provides. What I have: 1 ethernet cable that comes into my apartment. If I plug the ...
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VNC Not Connecting to saved connection

I am having difficulty with a VNC problem, it is a connection to a server that I use on a daily basis. however today I tried to select the saved connection and it failed to connect, displaying the ...
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How to make the networking between the host and the target?

I installed QNX IDE, Libraries and developemnt tool on Host system and QNX real time operating system is installed as a Target system : the target system runs the QNX Neutrino RTOS itself plus all the ...
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How to transfer files from a host machine to a shared virtual machine in vmware workstation quickly?

This is what it looked like when you could set a shared folder with a unshared virtual machine - And now with the VM as a shared virtual machine the shared folders option is gone along with a whole ...
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Using PuTTY (SSH) to connect to home router

I'm quite new to puTTY and SSH. I am having difficulties connecting to my router using SSH. I am able to connect just fine with Telnet however. Is there any prerequisites needed for SSH? For instance, ...
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What are the recommended internet security measures to take? [closed]

I have built a special-purpose server, the only purpose of this server is to download some data from a remote(internet) data feeder and then do some data processing. The only internet connection I ...
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Forward remote port to remote host

Using SSH, I can do something like ssh -R 8080:127.0.0.1:8080 remote.host to forward my local port 8080 to a remote host. I'm trying to do something similar, but the port I need to forward is on a ...
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Routing traffic of wlan1 through vpn and traffic of wlan0 to eth0

I am trying to setup a wireless router and make use of a vpn. As I am fairly new to this secific topic. I hope somebody here can give me a hint or if possible a practical solution. I have searched the ...
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Why can I only view certain devices if I am using the 192.168.2.1 gateway

I have a kind of weird problem. Every device we have at work printers, servers, etc. Exist on the 192.168.1.0 network. We have some remote devices that are an extension of our network and they ...
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Turn computer into projector

Is there any built-in method that can turn a PC into a network projector? I have a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit with SP2 and Concurrent RDP Patcher. I tried to look in Devices and Printers and ...
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Laptop not connecting through ethernet cable

My Compaq Presario CQ60 laptop with a dual boot of Linux Mint and Windows 7 is not connecting with my ethernet cable. Wireless does still work. The laptop does not connect through an ethernet cable at ...
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Installing some software by brodcasting in a network on all computers ?

Need HTcondor to be installed on all computers in network Which is our own campus network for throughput computing, we need maximum nodes so we can do it in a better way. Mentioned network have many ...
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I set my router to only allow access through HTTPS, and now I can't access it. Can I fix this without resetting the router completely?

I have a Linksys E1000 router that I access through http://192.168.1.1. I set it to only allow access through HTTPS, and now when I try to access it through the web interface at https://192.168.1.1 in ...
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VPN from IPv4 only to IPv6 only

I want to access my home network on the go, but it can only be reached via IPv6 from outside. The network(s) I want to reach it from usually only have IPv4. (How) Can I access the whole home network ...
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How does Plex Server Work with MyPlex?

I had a little scary surprise the other day when I tried out Plex as a media solutions. I installed the server on my local server that is behind the router and windows firewall. All ports are blocked ...
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Replacing wireless routers (APs)

So... I've landed a part time job helping out in the IT department of a small business, and I have been tasked with replacing the existing wireless routers (dlink) with new ones (Unifi AP). The ...
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DNS and DHCP on different machines

I have a router (Vodafone easy box) which doesn't seem to support local DNS. Now i want to set up my own DNS server on another machine, but still want to use DHCP. So I want to setup my DNS server to ...
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4g usb 551l will not connect linus 13.04

Ihave a hp pavilion dv7 dual operating systems, windows and linux.I Connect with 4g verison usb 551l modem.It Works on windows but not on linux.The modem has linux driver installed
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How to Fix Network Sharing after Windows 8.1 Upgrade?

I had previously been using a Windows 8.0 Desktop successfully to share files across my home network. I had Home Sharing enabled. I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and it broke. No matter what I do, I get the ...
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Smartphone breaks the Internet connection when a call is received while wireless connection is on

I have this strange issue that I have absolutely no idea about with my HTC one X (Android 4.2.2) and Linksys Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router WAG120N. Desktop has Windows 7 Ultimate running. When I'm ...