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Network Emulation on a Bridge?

When I try to use Network Emulator for Windows Toolkit on a bridge or Ethernet adapter connected to the bridge it has no affect on the machine connected via the bridge. Could somebody explain how to ...
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Mobile broadband issue on Windows tablet

I have a Windows 8.x x64 tablet (Lenovo Thinkpad) that has intermittent mobile broadband connectivity issue; it uses a Verizon SIM card for its connection. The problem is as follows: When the user is ...
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Wrong order in CAT5 cabling — does it matter?

I've got in-wall CAT5 wiring in my house. The wall sockets were done by an electrician and the requirement was straight-through T-568B, but I think he got it wrong. When I use a cheap cable tester, I ...
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How can I determine the IP addresses allocated by DHCP on a router that I'm connected to?

This “router” is not a typical situation. I’m using my phone as a hotspot and can only configure a select number of DHCP options. I can manage the limit on how many devices/clients can use my phone ...
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Controling access to NTFS volumes on router

I have an external USB hard disk with two NTFS volumes on it. I planned on attaching it to my router so that only one volume is available, but the router automatically mounts and shares both. Is it ...
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Linksys Router not connecting to internet through switch

I am setting up a new Linksys WRT610N router, and I connected it to my Apple Airport Extreme, and it connected to the internet perfectly. But I set up a Netgear GS108 switch, connected it to the ...
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Windows command to display all IP addresses

I know there is a single line of a command and its arguments that can help display all computer IP addresses (those that are being used) on a LAN, and my computer is also a client, as one of those ...
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Are IP addresses with and without leading zeroes the same?

I have a security system and the network setting only allows a three-digit IP address. I can't set it to 192.168.2.100, instead I have to use 192.168.002.100. Are these two IP addresses different? Do ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Port Forwarding?

When connecting my XBox One to my laptop via ICS I am able to open port 3074 required to receive an open NAT type, but other ports do not appear to open when added using the same method as 3074, using ...
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Create a second homegroup on same network

My network has a homegroup set already in one PC, but I do not want to use that. I want to create my own HomeGroup since I don't have access to that PC. I tried doing it from control panel and ...
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Win7 share cannot access \\localhost and cannot share folder

My problem occurred literally over after my switch crashed. Resetting the switch brought everything back to normal except my Win 7 laptop lost connection to my network share. The Win 8 desktop can ...
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How do I “telnet into [my] favourite Web server”?

I'm reading a book about programming, and I want to check an HTTP response message. The book is instructing me to telnet into your favorite Web server. Then type in a one-line request message for ...
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How can i connect to a VPN then to a sock5 proxy? Proxy refused

I need my connection to be like this My PC --- VPN --- Sock5 --- Web. But everytime I'm connected to the vpn and then try to connect to the proxy. It reads somethin like "proxy server refused". I ...
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How to route certain applications through a VPN and others to use my 'standard' connection in OSX 10.6?

I am currently working abroad and use my company's VPN for FTP and some browsing. This is a relatively slow connection and while it is suitable for those VPN necessities; much of my other internet ...
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experiment with ARP (NETWORK lab)

I wanted to know if we ping the loopback interface by typing "ping localhost" at console prompt,could any ICMP packet be obeserved on the output of my TCPDUMP? and why?
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SSH error ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to access ssh to a server but got "ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer". The same client works well when I move the computer to home but show the error when the ...
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iptables as a proxy

I'm not sure how to start better so i'll be straight. I have to travel to a foreign country, but i need access to a server that is local to my hometown network. I have a DD-WRT router with only my PC ...
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What is the difference between Homegroup and Network?

I am using Windows 8. In the navigation panel on left, in the File Explorer, I can see two sections Homegroup and Network. Under Network a number of other PCs are listed. What is the difference ...
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Is it possible to bridge Ethernet and WiFi on IP level for the same network?

I'd like to expose a virtual machine to a WiFi network. I'd like to have it in the same network. Would setting a route table and ip forwarding works or is it waste of time and I should set up two ...
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home and vmware lab on same subnet (AD)

I have a question about network topology. Namely, I wanted to set up a cluster vmware for testing SQL Server: fail over, always-on etc ... But I do not know how to reconcile this with your home ...
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Using VPN on host then Proxy on VMware guest?

I have been working on the for 9 hours and I cannot find a solution. I want to run my VPN on my host computer and then use a proxy on the vmware machine. If I run the vpn through my host computer I ...
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How to stop my Wifi CPE from going into bridge mode?

My current home network config is as below. ISP...(wireless)...Outdoor CPE---(ethernet cable)---Asus wifi router...(wireless)...laptop & phones In routine scenario: Asus wifi router is set to ...
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Changing DNS server globally in Windows

It is possible to change DNS server for a particular network adapter in Windows. But is it possible make global settings like Linux so I don't have to change it for every network adapter?
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HTTP download speed difference in windows 7 vs linux

I have a strange situation regarding a Windows 7 Home Premium PC which is showing limited internet transfer speeds for no apparent reason. The setup: internal gigabit LAN, behind a TP-Link WDR3600 ...
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How to configure router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access?

How can I configure a router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access? What kind of settings I should look into? I am using Tomato firmware.
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per-vif tx power setting?

I am trying to change the tx power setting for my TP-Link TL-WN821N adapter for learning purposes. I tried this: iw reg set BO iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30 and this ifconfig wlan0 down ...
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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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How does a router detect a connected device ? (ENC28J60 module)

BACKGROUND: I am actually an Arduino beginner and learning to connect one to the internet via Ethernet. I'm not using the more commonly used (much easier) Ethernet shield (based on the Wiznet ...
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Using IPv6 link-local addresses to ping between VMs in internal VirtualBox network

I'd like to test this network configuration in fully virtualized enviroment, while I don't have access to physical lab. I am using 2 VM Guest machines (Guest OS is Archlinux), each configured with ...
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making copy of one server to another

I have three identical hardware machine. I want to install and configure centos server on all machine. I need to have exactly same configuration. After some research,I know there is a way of making ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Bridge two router

I have two router and I want to extend my WiFi range. First router: TP-Link AC1750 directly connected to cable modem (192.168.11.1) SSID is main_router DHCP is enabled Second router: TP-Link ...
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Host cannot reach guest via VirtualBox host-only network

In VirtualBox on Windows, I have a guest running Ubuntu Server, with the apache2 and openssh-server services running. The configuration file /etc/network/interfaces gives it a static IP of ...
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How to Assign Public IP to a device plugged into the LAN port of a Wifi Router

I have these two public IPs from my ISP. As an example, let's say the two IPs are: XXX.XXX.XXX.180 and XXX.XXX.XXX.181. They are on the same range and right next to each other When I access the GUI ...
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Will a slow upload rate have a negative impact on VPN usage?

Will my slow upload speed (1MBit cap on my fiber line) significantly reduce the performance of my connection over a VPN? I'm in mainland China and am considering getting a VPS server in Hong Kong ...
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Configure Windows Firewall to block ALL applications system-wide, except for a select few?

I'd like to make it so Windows disregards internet access for every system and user application, and let me add exceptions as I see fit, but I'm having problems... Going to "Windows Firewall with ...
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Troubleshooting slow boot due to network devices

I'm trying to troubleshoot boot times for a relatively modern machine with a SSD. The machine runs Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS and it has two ethernet ports. Network Manager is not installed. All device ...
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Refit old CISCO 5505 ASA hardware with Linux/FreeBSD software - (for the experience)

I was given an old Cisco 5505 ASA (EOL). The device hardware meets the specs for what could work in a small network, and I would like to replace the Cisco IOS with a unix open source option, like ...
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Is there a way to disable the DHCP client in Raspbian Linux on a Rasperry Pi?

I have a Linux server (Rasperry Pi using Raspbian as OS) that should be using only static IP. However I noticed that it also has got IP from DHCP server (The IP given out by DHCP is 192.168.111.2). ...
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Which driver should I use for this Atheros network adapter?

I ran the command sudo lshw -c network and here is the hardware info. for my network adapter. I have build all the modules related to Atheros, and have load them already. But none of them could help ...
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Why does my Livedrive briefcase show as “Disconnected” after upgrading to Windows 10 1511?

As a LiveDrive user, upgrading to Windows 10 build 1511 from Windows 10 (or possibly a lower version) will result in your LiveDrive briefcase (L:) appearing as "Disconnected network drive" despite ...
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Edimax router not responding after about 2h after restart

I've recently bought two Edimax BR-6478AC V2 WLAN VPN Routers. The setup is: Modem: 192.168.100.1 Edimax 1: 192.168.100.2, running in Router mode, DHCP Edimax 2: 192.168.100.3, running in ...
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Can't connect to wifi in both Windows and Ubuntu (but USB tethering works)

I just bought an ASUS K31AD desktop PC. I have both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15. I can connect with my phone's USB tethering but not with its Portable Wi-Fi. What can be the cause of this? I used to be ...
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PPTP VPN on Android for Selected Apps

I've created a PPTP VPN on our firms Mikrotik router. And I've successfully connected the android devices via their native VPN app in settings. However that means that all of the traffic will be sent ...
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Difficulty connecting to network

I have a 2011 21.5 inch iMac that connects to my router perfectly while running OS X, but refuses to connect running Windows 7 SP1. It tells me to "reset the adapter", which I have to no avail. The ...
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Forward HTTP port on mikrotik 1 to an address on another mikrotik

Trying to apply the Hairpin-nat concept on mikrotik1, my config is something like: /ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat dst-address=1.1.1.1 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 \ action=dst-nat ...
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How to change Windows machine IP without being an admin?

In the spirit of this question, I have a windows machine that is a member of an Active Directory network, but the network is unreachable due to mistake in the network configuration that is not yet ...
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OpenWRT: Routing between LAN and OpenVPN

So, this is the current situation: There is an OpenVPN-Server in the internet, there is an OpenWRT-Router at my place. The router is connected to the VPN as a client. I want the router to behave ...
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Hamachi network adapter won't install in windows 7

I had Hamachi working normally for some time, then out of the blue it started giving me VPN error (showing that yellow triangle with an exclamation mark) for every single person on my networks and I ...
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Host connected to Cisco 3825 router cannot connect to the internet, nor can the router

I currently have a Cisco 3825 router that I have (attempted) to configure. The router has two interfaces, GigabitEthernet0/0 and GigabitEthernet0/1. I would like Gi0/1 to act as my "WAN" interface ...