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 share my media files from USB external Hard Disk on to my wifi / any adapters available

I am trying to connect my external USB powered USB hard drives (1TB) and various other capacities of USB HDD containing various media files including videos and music on my home wireless network. I ...
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share internet with guest in mac-filtered lan with static ip addresses

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts installed in an hyper-V virtual machine, and I want that it can connect to the Internet. I'm in a lan with mac-filtering and which gives static ip addresses. What do I have ...
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how to access two subnet in one NIC?

I am wondering if it is possible to use one network card to access two subnet in windows. I need to access a (LAN) local ip 192.168.0.5/255.255.255.0 and WAN with DHCP. I google that someone suggests ...
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EC2 instance with two internal IPs - using ifconfig

I am trying to allocate another internal IP to an EC2 (classic - not VPC) instance with the following command. sudo ifconfig eth0:0 inet 10.80.7.40 netmask 255.255.255.0 Here, 10.80.7.40 is just a ...
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Should a wired router be noticeably slowing down an Internet connection?

I have a fairly old (maybe ~8 years) Linksys Etherfast BEFSR81 V3 10/100 wired 8-port router. Under my old cable internet plan, I would get about 15Mbps on any device using the router, which I figured ...
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Bonjour/DNS Service Discovery queries

I'm trying to implement dns service discovery in my application (no, I'm not asking for a programmatic answer). What I believe is one of my big pain points is generating the query. I know I need to ...
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Access LAN behind router (from internet port) with WGR614? [Unable to access LAN from PC with Internet connection.]

I have a desktop, 3 laptops, and a mobile. I want to able able to connect to one another with my Netgear WGR614. My desktop has internet via 3G, that I'd like to share with other nodes. I'm able to do ...
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Wireless card overheating?

Ok, so I've had my laptop for several years (I wanna say 4, but possibly more), it's a Toshiba Satellite. I'm running Linux mint 15, and am having a strange new issue, after several hours of running ...
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How do I setup a proper VPN for my friends to play LAN games AND give them internet access?

I'm trying to setup a VPN on my local network, but everyone who connects to me DOES have access to my laptop but not to the internet or other devices on the network. How can I properly configure my ...
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Internet connection resets (wifi), no device has wifi for moment

I have a few devices setup and I noticed this happens with both my old and new router (two different vendors&models) This happens occasionally, and I tried wireshark today and this cought my ...
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Some sites won't load on Ubuntu/Mint

I have a REALLY weird problem with either my network or my OS. Last week I've suddenly had difficulties loading some websites or even more odd some parts of different websites. For example, I could ...
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I have IP conflicts and I can't host my server anymore [duplicate]

My father and I have the same IP address on my network. (I found this on cmyip.com) This makes it impossible for me to host servers (for instance minecraft or terraria) and I don't know the solution. ...
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Can I use CAT5e jacks with CAT6 cable?

I was wondering if I can use a CAT5e keystone jack with CAT6 cable. I am refering to the parts that terminate a cable where it comes out of the wall. I want to run a 30 ft length of CAT6 but all I ...
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Identifying Windows service generating network traffic

Windows services run within host processes. Observing the traffic using Windows 8's Resource Monitor, I see traffic generated by svchost.exe (netsvcs). It appears to be directed towards an IP address ...
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NoIP DNS for virtual machine under router

I have computer which runs Windows(Host OS). vmware(on Windows) runs ubuntu as Guest OS. My router gives Windows Host OS ip 192.168.0.2, Ubuntu Guest OS ip 192.168.0.128 Router forwards packets on 80 ...
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How do I portforward for IIS8 in my tp-link router

How do I portforward for IIS8 in my tp-link router I'm using tplink router model No tl-wr740n for internet connection. when I connect directly to internet without using my router, I am able to open ...
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Mac OSX - Use two network connections to the Internet

On my Mac Mini Mountain running Mountain Lion 10.8 I have two network connections to the Internet. One connection, the one currently being used by this very Safari browsing session, is also very busy ...
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SCP command Clarification

I'm using the scp commands to pull some files from the remote server and one variation of the command is not working. I have 2 files names one.xml and two.xml in a remote server and I'm pulling these ...
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Virtual Machine with Bridged Adapter to Centos not accepting ssh from host machine

I have a bridged connection on VirtualBox from os/x 10.8.5 host to Centos 5.8 client. But I suspect this is more of a general issue than specific to the host and precise version of linux. Shown ...
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Does DNS locate on local network?

For a local host connected to a router, when the local host tries to access an external website, is there an internal DNS in the router that parses the url or it will redirect to an external DNS?
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Connections to specific websites/services is incredibly slow/erratic while using universities internet. What is going on, and what can I do about ti?

When connected to the internet at my University there are some websites and services that load incredibly slowly. Nothing actually appears to be outright blocked, but certain websites (mostly games, ...
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Unable to map a network drive

I set my Music and Videos folders on my G: drive to Share with Everyone, and I've disabled the requirement for a password for sharing (the one user account on my desktop doesn't have a password). On ...
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Why do Ping and Dig provide different IP address than nslookup?

When pinging my domain name which points to my home public IP from two different servers on my LAN, it shows them pinging different IP. Further investigation shows dig and nslookup providing ...
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How often will my Comcast IP address change?

I had a Linux/Apache server in my house, a domain name hosted by 1and1 which points to my Comcast public IP (testing only, I know I am not allowed to host a site), and a D-Link router which forwards ...
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How do I bridge connections in windows 7?

At work, our ISP has gone down, 3 days running. A company next door has kindly provided us with access to their wireless network, and I'd like to get our internal mail server (win 7) to become online ...
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Second wifi router for internal LAN file transfer - freeing up main internet wifi signal

We use Dropbox to share large files (100mb) which need to be kept in sync on multiple machines, this is fine, but slows down the network with it constantly uploading and downloading these files. Is ...
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External router access without uPNP

I have a Western Digital NAS device attached to my Linksys E2500 router. I would like to disable remote access to the MBL from outside my home network. So I went to Settings/Remote Access and turned ...
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Can't get IP on Windows 7 after (even more) extensive troubleshooting

I posted here a while back about a problem pulling an IP from my router's DHCP on a Windows 7 machine. Since posting that message, I've taken even more drastic steps, but I still can't pull and ...
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How to use two search domains with pdnsd on Linux

I have a local network and a VPN connection - both with different domains. Is there any possibility to use both domains as search domains for DNS-lookup? I already got pdnsd to only lookup the ...
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Using ccd OpenVPN user can connect , but can't access other devices [closed]

I'm using ccd OpenVPN settings to make static keys for each users. My Server config looks like cat openvpn.conf dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert ...
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Share PC over network

I have a server installed on one local Win7 machine (say as 192.168.2.14:8080/myAPP) and I want to access that server from different computer (say ip as 192.168.2.16). Even they are connected to ...
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What keeps you from changing your public IP address and wreaking havok?

An interesting question was asked of me and I did not know what to answer. So I'll ask here. Let's say I subscribed to an ISP and I'm using cable internet access. The ISP gives me a public IP address ...
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Preventing Gigabit Loss due to printers [closed]

HOW CAN I MAINTAIN Gigabit Ethernet integrity given this situation: What I have to work with: ** AC-router w/4 port gigabit N-600 router w/4 port gigabit Switch w/8 port gigabit All PCs have ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware Player loses network configuration

I've been having this issue for 2 weeks now with my VMware Player-hosted Ubuntu 12.04. I only use it for my LAMP stack. I've had no issues with it before until about 2 weeks ago when it almost always ...
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How does scanning for routers work?

When a wifi enabled device like a laptop scans the area for wireless routers, it sends out some sort of electromagnetic wave (or listens for electromagnetic waves, possibly), and then a list of nearby ...
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Sharing files between 2 different routers

I realize this has been asked before and I have read as much as I could find on the topic but I still need help with this because there are so many different approaches and the ones I am trying aren't ...
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Dynamic DNS at freedns.afraid.org using a Fritz!Box

I am having some trouble setting up Dynamic DNS with my Fritz!Box 7360. I have set up the Dynamic DNS page with (this is translated from German, so might be worded a bit differently): [x] Use ...
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Ethernet cable unplugged after updating from windows 8.0 to 8.1

Yeah, so I went and updated my windows 8 pro to 8.1. Now everything else seems to work but the network. The Ethernet just says that Network cable is unplugged, even though it is plugged and I have ...
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Understanding how dnat works in iptables

I'm running 3 virtual machines with Fedora 19. The machine B is set up with two networks adapters and provides que channel between machine A and machine C. The machine A IP is set to 192.168.1.3 and ...
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Ubuntu Network Issues. How to add commands at startup?

I don't know how but my MAC address on my network card lost its value so I had to put in a different one. I am new to Ubuntu and I don't know how to make these commands to load up when I boot up ...
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Linux ubuntu password recover

Hi I had install my linux ubuntu in my window 7 platform but since I'm long time did not login and while I try to login again second time with my password..but It seems like doesn't work..can I remove ...
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Sharing RAM resources between 2 or more computers

I know there was a somewhat similar question before: How to share CPU or RAM? But, let me just specify it a little more... When Microsoft Windows requires more RAM capacity than available it uses a ...
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Windows DNS cache is NOT updating at all (other computers in home have updated)

I just spun up a new VPS, set it up with a fresh and clean LAMP stack and pointed my domain to it. I waited a few hours and tried it and it was still my old website. For a laugh, I logged into my ...
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Can this Patch Panel be used for data?

I don't know much about networking. I just bought a house which has this panel: http://www.snapav.com/p-678-wp-mod-rj45-tel1x12.aspx And all the rooms are terminated with a CAT-5 or CAT-6 jack. My ...
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unable to start apache after changes to rc.conf and resov.conf

I had a working configuration this morning with the following simple /etc/rc.conf ifconfig_rl0="DHCP" ifconfig_xl="inet 192.168.1.11 netmask 255.255.255." defaultrouter="192.168.1.1" I added the ...
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Getting a VMnet0 error in VMWare workstation after updating host computer from Windows 8 to 8.1

Yesterday, I updated my computer from Windows 8 to 8.1. I have VMWare Workstation 10 running Windows XP on this computer and prior to the update I had no issues connecting to my network. However, ...
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How to identify the local network you are connected to

I need a script to be able to identify if the computer is connected to my home network, to my work network, o to a different network, either by wifi or by cable. My question is if there some network ...
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VPN within a VM to allow for internet access on the host

I have a network connection (created under Networks and Sharing) that I use to connect to a customer's site. But when I use this to connect to the site, I loose all access to the public internet, and ...
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lost connectivity after changes made to rc.conf (freeBSD firewall)

I had a working configuration this morning with the following simple /etc/rc.conf /etc/resolv.conf is completely commented out. ifconfig_rl0="DHCP" ifconfig_xl="inet 192.168.1.11 netmask ...
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Windows 7 shows red “X” on network icon, but I'm connected

In Windows 7, after a few weeks of running Hamachi VPN, the internet icon in the system tray shows a red "X", indicating I have no network connection: This is false, as I am not only connected to ...