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

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DD-WRT, virtual hostname forwarding to other names/IP's using round robin

I'm using DD-WRT v24/K2.6 on Netgear WNDR3400. On my home network I have many machines running (I do lots of distributed programming). I want to create a virtual hostname, say publisher, such that any ...
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Computer not connecting to wireless getting 169.254.x.x address

I have a computer trying to connect wirelessly to my network. All the other computers behind this router have a 192.168.1.x address, this computer is getting a 169.254.x.x address. I know that this is ...
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for a pair of hosts on Internet, are the routes the same in two directions?

for two hosts on Internet when a host send a packet to another host there is a route between them is the route the same on two directions? for example, two hosts A and B 1) the route from A to B 2) ...
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Sharing internet connection via Bluetooth

I am trying to share my laptops (running windows 8) internet connection with my desktop (running windows 7). I have connected two Bluetooth devices correctly but it detects Undefined Network below it ...
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How to change the dhcp range alloted through ICS in Windows 7 to 192.168.1.x range?

I have set up Internet Connection Sharing in my Windows 7 laptop. Currently the IP range alloted for ICS clients from DHCP is in the range of 192.168.137.x. I am not able to find a way to change the ...
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How do I set up an OS level proxy when a specific application does not support it?

I'm running a certain desktop app (actually Youwave Android) which doesn't have any built-in proxy configuration settings. I need to get all traffic just from this app directed through a proxy.
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Windows 7 Sleep With Network Availability?

Is it possible to adjust sleep mode so that I can continue to share files while Windows 7 is set to sleep? If so, what settings should I use?
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Ping Result:General Failure When disconnect from vpn

In Windows 8 When i connecte to the vpn and then disconnect from it, i get general failure. PING: transmit failed. General failure. the routing table are: Network Destination Netmask ...
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Allow access from internal files, but denying access externally

I am trying to figure out how to deny access of a font on a website from external access. This means the user should be denied if they point their browser to the url While still allowing the css ...
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Finding exact information retrieved by Installers

While installing some software via installers or web installers, I want to find out all the data that the app retrieves from my machine (eg machine name, OS type, IP address, MAC address etc) and ...
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how to troubleshoot asymmetric speed PPTP VPN speed? (downlink to client is slow, the server bandwidth up, and there is no encryption overhead)

I hope I have a general question motivated by my specific problem: I have acceptable upload speeds and unacceptable download speeds on my VPN while I think both endpoints have quite some bandwidth in ...
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What exactly is “the cloud” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is cloud computing? What exactly is "the cloud"? According to Wikipedia, the source of all knowledge, cloud computing is the use of computing resources ...
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Office Internet monitoring usage

Please advice. How can I determine which computer in our office has the most bandwidth. This is the scenario. We have 25 PC and there are a times our internet is slow. As I checked during a single PC ...
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What can cause Internet connection to randomly fail?

From time to time, web pages don't open or open slowly, downloading big files stop after a few KB or MB (no errors are thrown, just no data is received). Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't ...
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I always get internet connected next day when I connect to a new machine, wired though?

Every time I want to connect to a new machine I am not allowed to connect(wire) to the internet. Others connected through the same router are getting the internet uninterrupted. Some of the computers ...
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Use wired Ethernet for network drives but Wifi for Internet

Is there any way to specify what my network connections do? We finally got a 20 mb/s connection at my office, but it's currently only on our WiFi. I need to be connected via Ethernet, though, to ...
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Brother 8880DN Scanning

We have a client with a Brother MFC 8880DN connected up to their server via USB and shared out, which is printing fine and all is well. It's really a short question more so than anything - in order ...
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using a static ip address when accessing internet through wireless (wifi)

I have got a static ip address for lease from my ISP. So the requests for that ip address is forwarded to the modem in my house. from here it is connected to other devices through wifi. On one o the ...
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Wake on LAN on Uverse Router

I'm trying to set up Wake on LAN on my Uverse 2WIRE router, and running in to issues. I can't figure out how to set up UDP Port 9 forwarding. I was using this tutorial, but got stuck at the UDP ...
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How to connect to my client's server from my laptop using a cross over cable?

I need to be able to connect to my client's server from my laptop ethernet port using a cross cable. The server has no attached monitor/keyboard and only has a network card, which carries the ...
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Why are my PCs and Mac not able to transfer to each other?

They're all connected to the internet but aren't able to talk to each other. I'm having difficulties in logging in to the other computer to access it. In Windows I use this to access the network.: ...
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Is there any way to monitor the health of my Internet connection?

Is there a way I can log the health of my Internet connection like pinging a server then making a log/graph where I can see when my Internet connection were down??
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Access to modem's config page through router

I have the next config: PC -> Asus RT-N16 router (192.168.1.1) -> LinkSys WAG54G2 in bridge mode (192.168.0.1) How can I access to modem's config page from my PC?
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Track device network activity

Context can be added to this question if needed - let me know in a comment. I need to log the network activity of my Nintendo DSi. I tried WireShark and Microsoft Network Monitor but couldn't get ...
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Making multiple wireless networks into 1

Aloha, Is there a way to do the following?: I have 3 networks on my PC, 2x wireless mobile broadband (with both 7.2mbit) at 60ms ping each, and a 3rd wireless network from my 5mbit LAN connection I ...
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Problem Accessing my public IP on my computer

Explanation : I'm using windows xp sp3 I've public IP (ex. 182.222.333.222) My ADSL-router IP : 192.168.1.1, and my static IP 192.168.1.5 I've enabled NAT setting through my ADSL modem I've ...
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Connect two computers to a Server

I have a computer and its Motherboard has two LAN Ports like in this image: I have two other computers that I would like to connect to this computer. How should i do this?
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How can I disable network connectivity to a particular port or IP address in Windows?

How can I disable network connectivity to a particular port or IP address on Windows? If my Windows client tries to connect to a server with this IP address, I want it to fail the connection ...
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How can I get a file copied from one location to another location on the same server without the echo

Is it possible to copy a file from one location to another location on the same server without the file traveling from the server to the workstation and then back to the server. The scenario is the ...
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Multiple network interfaces on a single NIC in Windows

Here's the scenario: Lets say we have a wireless network that imposes bandwidth limit on IP addresses(ie every IP address has limited bandwidth). To get around this, we can obtain several IP ...
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How can I connect two laptops with a USB network link (bridge)?

What is a USB network link (bridge)? I bought one, but when connecting two laptops they still cannot see each other. How can I do this?
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Bridging network interfaces in Linux

I have two physical NICs (eth2 & eth3) with eth2 connecting to the home router/dhcp server and eth3 connecting to another machine which needs access to the internet. I'm trying to create a bridge ...
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DD-WRT Host IIS website

I have a D-Link DIR-601 router. I just swapped out the firmware for DD-WRT v24-sp2. 1) I used to have one of the computers on my network hosting an IIS 5 website on XP Pro. After switching the ...
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HTTP downloads stall/hang after 1-5MB

I'm having a very strange problem with the shared network at the flat I've just moved into. It occurs on my Windows desktop and my Macbook, and it occurs on both the wifi and the ethernet. Basically ...
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dd-wrt router crashes during big uploads, downloads are perfect

I download about 300GB monthly in big months and it’s always perfectly fine and router has uptimes of months, but when I start uploading a few gigabytes of data via FTP or via vSphere, the router ...
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Network Bridge on Windows XP - frequent disconnections

I have a laptop connected to internet via wireless and have a desktop which cannot connect to the wireless and I wished to share internet between the two. Thus, I posted a question on here and was ...
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VPN help for Android

I have an Android application that talks to a server app running on grails (Groovy on Grails). Android app basically establishes a connection with this address: ...
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laptop running Windows 7 started losing connection constantly

So I got new laptop 64 bit with Windows 7 that I use wireless for internet. For the first 3 or 4 months, high speed internet with no issues. End of January I started losing my connection. I can go ...
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How to add an additional static IP to an otherwise DHCP enabled windows box

Is it possible at all? I mean, obviously DHCP + static alias is not working. I am looking for a workaround, like adding an interface and binding the static IP to that. Is it doable somehow?
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Monitoring/logging a malfunctioning internet connection

I have a mysterious internet connection problem: Every 15-20 minutes, the connection will become very slow, and take 2-3 minutes for anything to load. I've had a technician from the ISP over here to ...
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Unable to access certain websites from a computer

One of the desktop computers in my office is unable to access some particular websites. We've tried from Chrome, IE, Firefox, but no luck. eg: http://spsims.wto.org/ -> click on "Regular ...
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Unable to connect to FTP sites even with Windows Firewall disabled

I am unable to connect to FTP sites to download drivers from companies like Dell and HP which share their drivers via FTP. I can download the drivers by changing the link to HTTP but this is a ...
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How can I give my machine a static IP on LAN?

Today, when the power went of in the office, I got a new IP for my machine (I had 192.168.0.5 and got 192.168.0.6 when the power came back.) That caused a problem because all the machines in the ...
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is it worth getting a DOCSIS 3 cable modem for premium cable internet service?

Is it worth getting a DOCSIS 3 cable modem for premium cable internet service? I currently have a 3-4 year old Motorola Surfboard DOCSIS 2 cable modem from my last apartment, but I am now paying for ...
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Connecting two routers together

I have a d-Link DIR615 router provided to me by my ISP, and a Vigor2900G router. I used to have the Vigor router as my main router, but since I upgraded my internet connection and speed, the Vigor ...
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Unable to RDP to a second computer on the same router after changing default RDP Listening Port

I have one Linksys WRT54GL router running Tomato firmware. Connected to it via ethernet are two computers with Static IP addresses. The first computer is using the default RDP port 3389. I set up ...
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assign router ip address to web server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: assign router ip address to web server Port forwarding my router I have apache web server installed on my computer and I have a static ip address but when I open that ...
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changing the subnet on a DDWRT router

I'm currently working on a bridged openvpn setup between two places. My home lan uses a 192.168.1.x subnet, as does the remote location (which i can't change the subnet for anyway) which results, ...
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Share a socks proxy on LAN

I have socks proxy running on port 1080. I want other people on LAN to use this proxy. How can I do that? One way is that the client can run this command and then use proxy 127.0.0.1:1080 on his ...
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Networking with Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? I got several computers connected to my home wireless network and I want to make use of some of the features of ...