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virtual box not connecting to internet on mac after shared folder creation

I have a virtual box(version 5.0.20) vm for centOS. By default Network adapter setting is Attached to NAT Name - Blank (nothing is written) Advance Type Adapter Type-Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop (...
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Is it posible to boot up a computer while on a diffrent network and then use it to play games?

A friend was trying to set up Wake on Wan and mentioned it to me. After hearing about this I was wondering if it would be possible to boot up my computer and somehow launch steam (using screen share) ...
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DD-WRT - Redirecting internet traffic based on source Subnet

Following question has a long description. I hope some one in similar position finds it helpful. Please be patient. My problem is at the end. First of all, I have the following setup in home: --...
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How to route FTP traffic to Ethernet in Windows 10

I transfer files to and from my Nexus 6 with FTP via USB-OTG ethernet adapter connected to the phone, as it is the fastest method I've found. My computer and my phone are connected with each other ...
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Verizon Actiontec MI424WR - No communication between wired and wireless network

I have a Verizon-branded Actiontec MI424WR wireless modem/router. Machines connected to the router over WiFi can communicate with each other. Machines connected to the router over Ethernet can ...
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XenServer vSwitch Controller

I'm working to stand up a vm server however I'm running into an issue with the networking. I can't seem to create a Cross-Server Private Network for the vm's. I run the following command xe-switch-...
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Accessing servers on Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox where host is offline

I have an Ubuntu VM running on VirtualBox and on this VM there are several servers running which I need to access from the host. The host needs to be disconnected from any network (offline). What ...
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Benchmarking network latency

I am trying to measure the latency of sending a packet. I do this as follows. The client sends recorded time. The server receives the packet and gives the difference between the current time and the ...
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Is there any way to set up downloads at certain times? [on hold]

I have very limited ISP choices where I live. I am thinking about switching to satellite Internet, which will be faster then my DSL, but comes with limited monthly data. My idea to optimize this is to ...
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One website won't load, only on this computer

I’ve been trying to get on GitHub to download some stuff for about a week now but whenever I try on Chrome it says: The site can’t be reached. A similar error shows up when I try using Internet ...
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Email any event occuring on my router

I own a TP-LINK WR841N router, which all my family members have access to (they know the password of the web interface). What I want is that every time someone logs in or a password is changed an ...
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What is “push route” used for in OpenVPN?

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my Raspberry Pi, when I installed it the guide I followed said to add a line like: push "route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0" so that the server would let the client ...
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Wireless Mouse/Keyboard Seem to slow down my machine | Windows 7

Okay, so recently I got a wireless mouse and keyboard and tried using them, however after so may minutes (15-20) I notice a very abrupt plummet in performance power. Web Pages take forever to load up,...
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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi? [migrated]

I have a ubuntu desktop that has always connected to the network via ethernet. It's simple - eth0 is there in ifconfig, I run dhclient eth0, and I'm good to go. It's been this way for ages. Due to ...
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wireless adapter drivers and utility software

I just purchased a realtec wireless adapter that came with drivers and utility software---When installing drivers, It also installed the utility software which aparintly takes control of the adapter ...
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Not able to ssh RHEL linux host

I'm trying to ssh to one of the linux host but not able to do it. It shows operation timed out. ssh: connect to host ****.****.****.**** port 22: Operation timed out I tried to do ping also, It ...
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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Network structure for dual redundancy

Company is looking to upgrade their network with new equipment and while at it, I'd like to architect it to make it more secure, faster, etc. The Agg Switch will have 1 connection to each Core Switch....
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Linux Bridge (vmbr) has no connection to physical NIC

I built myself a new home server and wanted to use Proxmox VE. Its Debian based and I have 3 KVM-machines running. Machine 1: "Sophos UTM" has WAN on vmbr0 and DMZ on vmbr1 (192.168.200.254) Machine 2:...
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Port forward from LAN to an OpenVPN client (iptables?)

I have a OpenVPN server running in a LAN (locally addressable at 192.168.1.12) and I'd like to forward requests to it from other devices on the LAN, over just port 3000, to one of the VPN clients. (10....
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Cannot connect to internet in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali linux in dual boot with my windows. At the time of installation I received an error that says:- “DHCP failed to auto-configure”. So I selected to install it manually and move up ...
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OpenVPN multiple IPv4

I have got OpenVPN running & listening on all IPs on port 1194: # netstat -tunlp | grep 1194 udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:1194 0.0.0.0:* 1629/openvpn But I ...
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How possibly could ISP push information to my browser at any webpage?

While I'm surfing the internet my ISP (internet service provider) manipulate the HTML webpage I'm seeing to push my usage information. how that is even possible ? that happen even if I'm opening a ...
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Basic Networking: Connecting two private networks

First off - I am a newbie to network stuff so please don't flame me for not understanding a basic function right ^^' To my question: How do I need to configure my Modem and Router to get two ...
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Alias for IPs in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign a readable string alias to an IP address like 192.168.1.1? Maybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> printer.home There is no need ...
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Migrating VM from Ubuntu to Centos?

I am using ubuntu on my VMware VM. I attached a Centos boot disk with three partitions with centos and following network setting in etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0. # Configuration for ...
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Force initialization of network interface even when not connected?

I have a minboard with two network interfaces (Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5), and I would like to use the PC as (part-time) router and firewall for my laptop running Windows. The PC is running a systemd-...
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In uTorrent, how do I edit ipfilter.dat to allow only one public IPv4 address: 216.58.217.206 and block all IPv6

In uTorrent advanced settings, I set ipfilter.enable = true If I want to only allow one IPv4 address 216.58.217.206 (Google.com) and also block all IPv6 addresses, how would I set up my filter ranges ...
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Sharing folders in a workgroup - nonsymmetrical behaviour with windows 10

I have 2 computers running under W10.64. One named W36, the other W500. I configured my network as a workgroup and I can see the W36 and the W500 icons in the explorer on both computers. However, ...
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Iptables - Remove filtered ports and close them

Here's the result of nmap command on my dedicated server from my home linux pc : Not shown: 980 closed ports PORT STATE SERVICE 20/tcp filtered ftp-data 21/tcp filtered ftp 22/tcp ...
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iptables prevent lan access from another router

I have two Tomato firmware routers setup. Router X is connected to the internet via it's WAN port. The router Y's WAN is connected to router X's LAN1 port. I'd like to restrict router Y so that it ...
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FTP server in docker not accessible with Browser

Hello I have an ftp server inside a docker container. But when I access the ftp server via a browser it cannot find the ftp location. When I change the docker container's network_mode to "host", it ...
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Individual Data usage monitoring

We have one Airtel WiFi connection at our office. We have 5 laptops with wifi connection and 5 mobiles also. We have Airtel 4 ports wireless ADSL router make Beetel 450TC3. Everyday we are sure that ...
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Why is my IPv6 Address showing instead of my IPv4?

I am wanting to host a server, and I would like people to join through my IPv4 Address, but when I use ipconfig in the Command Prompt, I only get my IPv4 Address, and when I google "What is my IP" I ...
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Network issue with Windows 7 - characters keep appearing in putty session

I have searched for a solution to this problem on the internet for months, to no avail. Whenever I use putty to SSH to a server from one of my Windows 7 machines (64bit, PRO), I am constantly seeing ...
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What is the full process of a client downloading a torrent file?

I'm attempting to write a torrent client, and while the unofficial specification is quite helpful on a technical level, I would like an explanation of the process of downloading a torrent file (...
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Internet Accessible Private Cloud

I am attempting to setup a private cloud server (using a Debian VM) that is accessible to myself and a few friends over the internet. I have a domain name, however I do not have a public IP or access ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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Can't connect to https on ubuntu - “Unknown SSL protocol error”

I can't seem to connect to a specific server over SSL from our Ubuntu servers. Locally, on my Mac, it works flawlessly. The server address: powerschool.spokaneschools.org curl -v https://...
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Conflicting Public IP Addresses

I'm stumped. ipchicken.com is saying our ip address is 172.68.34.125. All other services (google, whatsmyip.org, etc) are saying our public ip address is 64.207.55.1. It should be 64.207.55.1 ...
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remote desktop crashes when browse visual studio projects

so I am working on a remote desktop, which is for a remote server(this server is hosting the online version of the web app that I am developing, but I am developing a local copy,also stored on that ...
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CREATE a VPN Connection on Windows Command Line

I need to be able to CREATE a new VPN connection through the command line. I have seen things like rasdial but they are all for connecting to an existing VPN, not creating one, then joining it. The ...
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Can I change the default gateway of a Docker container from a Compose File?

I've created a Docker container from a Compose file with two interfaces by specifying two networks to connect to, like so: container: ... networks: xen_net: ipv4_address: 10.0.1.100 ...
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How to use the Server's IP address instead of mine?

I've server(Windows Server 2008) in South Korea, and I'm living in California,so I configured VPN and NAT on it and now I have access to all files and folders on my Server, but my ip address is still ...
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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...
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site to site vpn from linux machine

I have a rv110w which only supports site to site ipsec vpn. However, I want to connect my linux box remotely to it, and route all my internet traffic through that router. I was wondering how I can ...
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Properly insert ethernet cable into RJ-45 wall port?

This has always puzzled me and made me wonder if there is a better way of accomplishing such a simple task. Many might have come across one variant of an Ethernet wall port with a plastic cover over ...
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On Airport Extreme, how to force requests to specific IP on the local network?

I am trying to route requests to http://example.com from my smartphone to my dev server, running on my laptop. This means my router needs to look for those requests and route them appropriately to my ...
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High System CPU and interrupts when network I/O

When there is network activity on my computer (HP ZBook 15 G2) on Windows 10, it gets very hard to use due to interrupts/high CPU usage of the System process. The mouse is laggy, music gets crackly ...
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LAN device unable to ping print server

I have 10 devices in my network connected to a switch. They all are in a Domain network. One system is sharing a printer (let's call it "printer server" and all the others use the printer through ...