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Port forwarding my router

I am trying run a web server on my static IP address but when I open my IP address its opening my DSL router how can I assign that IP to my computer any ideas?
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GMail and bandwidth consumption lowering

When I am roaming I tether my 'LG Optimus One' to my 'HP Mini' and check some of the forums in GMail in a browser often. It seems to be consuming a lot of network bandwidth. How do I minimize the ...
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Identify storage devices in a network

I am scanning a network looking for storage devices with nmap. Any ideas on which I should base my search?
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Packet sniffing tools

OS: Windows XP Is there any tool that can do packet sniffing by processes? I use Wireshark before, but that's too wide. I need just to look into a certain process.
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Ubuntu network stop working after heavy load of packets received

My LAN has 2 PCs installed, Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows XP. I run the server on Ubuntu, and client on Windows XP. Because I am doing stress test, so the client will keep sending tons of packets to ...
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Single machine within Subnet Has One Tenth network speed

I have an issue regarding my network. One of the machines within the same subnet seems to have its download speed capped at 1 Mbps. Other machines within that subnet hit 11 Mbps or more. The machines ...
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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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Do I need a NIC to be installed in my computer in order to use a GPRS modem?

Modern motherboards come with a built-in LAN controller. What happens when I am using a GPRS modem - does it involves the usage of that LAN controller in any way?
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VPN to server, then access files on same server… and RDP to same server

For a month or so (up to about 2 weeks ago), I was regularly VPN'ing to our work server, and then immediately RDPing to the SAME server using the servers IP address (we aren't behind a NAT). So ...
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Java apps slow startup when connected to network

I'm using Arch Linux with kernel 3.0 and brcmsmac to manage my wireless card. My desktop environment is KDE 4.7 and I use networkmanager to handle network. Recently I've been affected by a weird ...
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Isolating company network in shared office

We work in a shared office which provides an internet connection through an existing wired network. Multiple companies are all connected to this network. I would like to create a private network for ...
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How do you tell Access Connections to automatically connect to LAN, and if none is present - connect to WiFi?

How do you tell Access Connections to automatically connect to LAN, and if none is present - connect to WiFi? I am running Windows 7.
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107MB/s *network* file copying slowed to 16.5MB/s playing *local* media files. Why? Is there a way to adjust?

Windows Server 2008 with a folder ready to accept a copied file. Vista SP1 or SP2 machine with a 1GB .iso and an .mp3 file stored locally. Gigabit network (not sure if this matters but it amplifies ...
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Does the BT Home Hub 2.0 contain an integrated vDSL modem?

I'm switching broadband providers to take advantage of the new-to-my-area BT Infinity. My current network setup consists of a Netgear ADSL modem and an Apple Time Capsule router. This replaces the ...
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Imaging multiple Mac Mini's w/ Macintosh HD/Boot Camp (Win7Pro)

I will soon be deploying 16 Mid2011 Mac Mini's to my users at work, replacing their aging home built PC's. I have a MAK volume licensing key for win7pro to be used with Boot Camp for the macs and ...
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Broadband Connection Problem?

Okay I tried to connect my broadband cable to both my laptops and got the following: Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : ...
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How do I get the IP Address of my router?

How can I find the address of my router in my network?
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Check which PC is using full network capacity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software for measuring internet traffic? Once I had a program which would be able to see which PC in the network used the most (if not all) network capacity. Let's say ...
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Why small TCP connections succeeds, but big ones fails?

Sometimes from Linux system I see the following weird behaviour: I able to ping things and sometimes use some services, but networking is very bad. For example, now I routed connection through my ...
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Clients can't obtain DHCP addresses, other machines get reset in network [closed]

When a new system is added to our network (i.e. we plug a machine into the network) DHCP seems to be doing some funky things. The new computer cannot obtain an IP address Something gets reset: All ...
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Can I add DNS but keep those provided by DHCP in OSX?

I'm trying to add an additional DNS entry in my OSX network preferences but I want to keep the DNS provided by DHCP. These show up in gray, but when I click the plus button below them, they disappear ...
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How can I setup an IPv6 network in this way?

I have a network mapped like this : To experiment with IPv6 connectivity, I want to configure my LAN network using IPv6. Can someone explain how to convert the connection between the Desktop and ...
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Finding all ICMP enabled Hosts on Local Subnet

I am a host in a 255.255.255.0 subnet - conforming to RFC1918. What ways are possible (without iterating over the 254 addresses) to map the IPEndPoints in my local subnet?
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Hostname redirection using Hosts file

We can use C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file to map hostname with IP addresses like this 127.0.0.1 localhost But is it possible to assign one hostname to another like this? ...
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Desktop NIC can't connect to switch

My desktop's NIC doesn't want to connect to my switch, even though the laptop will do so (using the same jack and ethernet cable.) Set-Up: I'm in the process of running CAT6a cable to all the major ...
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Software to Generate Network Diagrams (Entity Relationships) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for automatically generating and laying out an entity relationship diagram? I am looking for some Windows software that can create relationship diagrams. I am not ...
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How do I set up Windows 7 to stream media to my PS3?

I have a computer and a PS3 connected wirelessly to my router, but it seems no matter how hard I try I can not get my PC to show up on my PS3. I've also tried setting up a media server with TVersity ...
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Tracking network (internet) packages in Windows

Is there a good application to track incoming and outgoing network packages for Windows 7? In other words monitoring my PC's network traffic.
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Network monitoring windows vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easy-to-use tool to monitor incoming network traffic I need an application(freeware) for Windows Vista which shows me the current network usage by individual applications. ...
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Synergy (plus) Alternative [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A synergy alternative that just works? I'm a quite a happy Synergy+ user. I share my keyboard and mouse between three machines, two Windows and one OS X. However, I've ...
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Ethernet in, Wifi out?

A friend of mine is going to university where only ethernet is offered in the rooms. He only has an iPad, and want's a device that will allow him to broadcast ethernet wirelessly. The ethernet won't ...
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Does every computer have a public IP address?

Does every computer have a public IP address? Or does a computer only have a private IP and the internet router that the computer is connected to has the public IP?
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Site to site network tunneling program

This will sound a bit strange, but I am looking for a(n) (open source?) program that I saw in a Google search some time ago. I cannot remember, for the life of me, what the site was. The program ...
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Accessing the Internet from two laptops with data card in one of the machines

How do I set up Internet access between two laptops where the network card is in one of the computers? I have two laptops - one running Windows XP and other running Vista. Both have a wifi card. I ...
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Bandwidth usage via 3G high when using ad-hoc network

I am in Turkey and me and my brother use 1 3G network usb adapter for 2 laptops with a 3G network usb card. It seems using ad-hoc, the bandwidth usage goes up BADLY. Even the 3G usage, measuring only ...
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Any good utility to track outgoing traffic and requests from win PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? Hello, need an advice if there is any good utility to track all outgoing traffic, requests to ...
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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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Internet monitor/filter solution for home network

I am looking for a simple and cheap way to monitor/filter internet usage on my home network. The solution should not be machine or OS specific, and it needs to be somewhat difficult to circumvent. ...
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Recommended Apple Airport Printer [closed]

Can anyone recommend a laser printer/copier/scanner that can hook up easily to an Apple AirPort network?
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Limited connectivity on Windows Vista but Internet still works?

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. I have my PC connected to a Belkin Router via an Ethernet cable. My network icon in the system tray shows an exclamation mark in a yellow triangle. When I ...
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How do I configure my SOCKS Proxy?

I know how proxy servers work inside and out in theory, but the practice is getting the best of me. I need to configure a SOCKS proxy within the same network as my management IP so it remains ...
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Connect two Network segments -> Does not work

I have the following networks: 192.168.174.0 192.168.50.0 Now both network segments are created by a Cisco Linksys VPN Router. To both network segments we can connect through a static IP via VPN. ...
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Not able to see any internet pages even LAN is connected on my desktop

I just got broadband. When I connect to my to my laptop, it works fine. But my desktop is not able to connect to internet. When I see Network connection details, it shows 100.0Mbps but no browser ...
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ScriptLogic Information

Does anyone know where ScriptLogic stores all the user information? For the product Desktop Authority!
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Unidentified network: How to configure TCP/IPv4 for Windows 7?

When I try to connect to internet I keep getting the error Unidentified network. I've tried numerous attempts at restoring access without success. IP release, flushing DNS cache, reinstalling NIC, ...
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How can I connect a Windows 7 and MacbookPro together on network to share files?

I have a Windows 7 and MacbookPro (SnowLeopard 2.6.4) connected on my home router. How can I connect them over the network so I can easily share files?
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Windows 7 vs. HP 3050 multifunction, adding scanner device on network IP

Customer has HP 3050 multifunction. PC is running Windows 7 x64, at IP 10.50.4.x and multifunction is at 10.50.3.1. Went into devices and printers in Windows 7 control panel, and tried to add ...
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Windows 7 x64 Network Adapter Fails

Recently I have begun to experience problems with my network access using Windows 7. The computer crashed after waking up from sleep and has not been able to access any network via ethernet since ...
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Connecting Windows XP computer to Windows 7 computer

Me and my friend are trying to connect 3 computers together: 2 using XP and one Windows 7. We have successfully connected the XP computer that is connected to the router directly with cable and the ...
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Can I send a message to the admin of an unsecured Access Point?

I noticed that someone in my neighborhood has been really generous and is sharing the WLAN without any security. So, I could easily connect to the access point and browse the internet. Is it ...