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How do I access an https site that still uses RC4?

I have an old wireless router that I haven't needed to change the configuration on for years. Recently I ran into some issues with my network and needed to turn on it's dhcp server. When i went to ...
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Email account gets reset when pc restart

I have multiple PC's connected to Domain through Network(Windows Server 2012R2). In one of my PC,every time when i restart Desktop,then email account configured in MS office outlook 2013 gets ...
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What is ::: in the Local Address of netstat output?

This is the output of netstat -tulpn that I get: tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:2208 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2055/hpiod tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:631 ...
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What are CLOSE_WAIT and TIME_WAIT states?

When I do netstat -a on my Windows machine, I get a listing of the ports with one of the four states: LISTENING CLOSE_WAIT TIME_WAIT ESTABLISHED What do CLOSE_WAIT and TIME_WAIT mean/indicate?
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ADSL Teracom router permits only static IP connections to internet but not DHCP

I have asked this question elsewhere but I have yet to get a firm understanding of where the problem is - http://askubuntu.com/questions/773557/unable-to-trace-where-my-ubuntu-networking-problem-is I ...
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windows LAN using 2 switches performance

I am using my Windows Machine on a Local LAN with 2 switches. One 100Mb DLink connected to internet via WAN in the building. Recently I added another DLink fully automated 1Gb switch. All cable ...
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Can't connect to any wireless network

Today I connected to my friend's wifi and tried to troubleshooting my old problem low ram in windows 8.1 update For the last trick I went for bios update and hdd regenerator. I have vostro 3300 and ...
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Connecting wireless router to a switch

Is it possible to connect my cable modem to a 5port gigabit switch and a wireless router to said switch. I have tried this way already but although I get connectivity hard wired to the switch, the ...
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KVM windows guest no working network

I try to install windows as a KVM guest on a headless CentOS 6 machine, all works (can even access it over vnc, using an X forwarding SSH session), but I am stuck at the windows networking. All my ...
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Use the Static IP from my root Server to send Mails from my dynamic IP

Here i have the following scenario. I would like to maintain my own mail server due to data integrity and security risks. Also for easy backup etc. The problem is, that my ISP here in switzerland only ...
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Uncheck IPv6 Checkbox (Unbind) for a Specific Network Adapter on Windows 7 with PowerShell

To preface this, I'd just like to say I have spent a great many days considering the great evils of this request. Nevertheless, I must press on. Unfortunately, on Windows 7, the NetAdapter module is ...
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Detach my Modem from my Router. Adding a Firewall-Switch. Adding a second router

I have a MODEM/ROUTER from Comcast. I want to get rid of it. My purchase list includes... ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem JUNIPER SSG-5 Firewall/Switch I already have a D-Link ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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Increase bandwidth with multiple ethernet ports

I go to a school where the servers evenly distribute the bandwidth to all of the Ethernet ports. I would like to know if I could use the 4 Ethernet ports I have in my room to connect and quadruple my ...
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How can I change the default website connection timeout in Chrome?

I want to change the default timeout in Chrome. In Firefox I can set the value of network.http.connection-timeout in about:config - but how can I do that in Chrome?
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How do i run asterisk behind an VPN?

I am new to asterisk, so basically i know nothing about IP PBX. I need to start the a VPN server with behind it asterisk and my clients should be able to connect with softphone with build-in VPN ...
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Share a server and a printer to different routers?

I have 2 different internet provider (#1, #2), both are connected to routers. On the router from provider #1 i got 1 server and 1 printer connected and i have acess to both (server, printer) since ...
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Prevent Windows From Creating New Network Names when Tethering with Android

How can I stop Windows 7 Home Premium from creating new network names each time I tether my Samsung Tablet to my Laptop using Androids USB Tethering Option? Yesterday, it was Network 10. Each time I ...
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LAN DNS timeout when not logged in to domain controller

I have a computer that sits on two LANs (different NICs), each has a domain controller. I log in to DC1, and can access the DNS that sits on that network. I can also ping the DNS on DC2 but I can't ...
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Hosting more than 1 website through 1 public IP

I have 2 websites e.g: http://abc.xyz.co.in and http://123.xyz.co.in:8089 hosted in a single physical server(Windows Server 2012) in port 80 and 8089. The server is in MZ zone and it is behind ...
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How to use two different ISP Internet with Mikrotik

I have two ISP for internet with this ip : ISP 1: 92.168.1.1 on Ethernet 1 Mikrotik ISP 2: 192.168.2.1 on Ethernet 2 Mikrotik And my local network Local IP : 192.168.10.0/24 on on Ethernet 3 ...
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throughput over LAN low with small files

A single threaded program reads files 3 KB each over 1 Gbps link LAN (using e.g. \\other_machine_ip\share\file_name.txt) from one windows machine to another. Calculating the speed using time, number ...
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How do I Reverse Tether my phone for internet connectivity without rooting?

I'm trying to create an internet connection for an android device using a linux(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a WiFi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, I ...
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Name the scope and what layer of the tcp/ip model the following address belong to

For the following addresses, 136.206.11.5 0C:5F:56:C0:DD:08 PORT 80 These are the questions: What is the scope(LAN,internet, machine)? What layer of the TCP/IP 4 layer is the model is involved? ...
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PPPoE not working on my router WR841n, but working fine if I dial from my PC

I have a modem which I connect to my PC, I can connect to the internet by dialing PPPoE with username/password ISP gave me. Today I bought a router so I can share the internet with other computers ...
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Connect to another PC on Local Network on another domain

I am on a local network that consists of 2 domains: domain1 and domain2. Now I want to connect to an ip address: 192.168.40.40 that belongs to domain2, and I am currently on domain1. So when I do ...
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Is there a way to share the guest OS Internet connection with the host OS with in VMware?

I have an USB Wi-Fi board without drivers for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Sometimes I have to connect to the Internet using the external board and need to pass the Ubuntu Internet connection ...
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Wireless network disconnects when watching YouTube/Netflix/other streaming videos

I've had this problem the last few weeks. Basically, when I boot up my computer (an old Dell laptop with windows 7 x64), it will connect to the wireless network just fine, no issue. I can browse no ...
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Windows junction invalid on network share

I usually have this setup on my Windows machines: I share a single folder such as C:\share as network share. Then I use mklink /J somedir C:\somedir to create junction points to directories I want to ...
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Why cannot I ping computer name without dot?

In my home network I have a dhcp server and a dns server running on a router. Dhcp and internet access are working fine. I have for each device on my home network a dns record that associate some ...
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Why do I need to add a period after hostname in order to get DNS resolution to work?

C:\Users\david>nslookup home-pi3 Server: UnKnown Address: 192.168.1.1 Name: home-pi3 Address: 192.168.1.81 C:\Users\david>ping home-pi3 Ping request could not find host home-pi3. Please check ...
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Getting FTP working on an Azure VM, connection closed

I'm struggling to connect to FTP on a new VM in Azure. I made a new Virtual Machine from the default image (Windows Server 2012 Datacenter) and RDPed into the new VM. I then enabled the Web Server ...
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Are “PAN” (Personal Area Network) and “ad-hoc network” two terms for the same thing?

When searching the Internet for help solving various issues involving networking my devices via Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi it seems that the terms "ad-hoc network" and "personal area network" (PAN) are ...
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Something is blocking certain IP addresses on Windows

I'm using Windows 7 and something is blocking one specific website address. I've checked Windows firewall rules hosts file entries Policy group rules I can ping that site and it responds. I can ...
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How to boot Apple Mac via PXE (custom mini-Linux)

I have a network system, where I serve a mini-linux to a connecting client via PXE (pxelinux.0). I can't get this to work with Mac OS X. Booting from network is there saved for backup operations. I ...
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One Physical Machine hosting Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Thin Client connected to VM Server

I apologize if there is already answers to this question. I looked for hours but was unable to find a solution through multiple trials and errors of possible solutions online. Configuration ONE ...
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Why can't I connect to my wireless router with my wireless adapter (Edimax EW‑7811Un)?

This has me stumped. I simply want to use my Edimax EW‑7811Un (which I've used in multiple PCs) to connect to my wireless internet. If I have initial problems, I usually uninstall and reinstall ...
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Why do computers have 65,535 TCP ports? [closed]

Why do computers have 65,535 TCP ports? Where does this number come from? What does it represent?
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Windows 7 Pro Peer-To-Peer Networking

Sorry to be so long, but I want to be thorough... I am the administrator for a small business network that has 15 desktop computers and 4 laptop computers, all running Windows 7 Pro. Within this ...
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Only Pin 5 working on multiple Cat5E cables

I have CAT5e cable running through my home for landline, and I'm repurposing it for internet. I terminated the ends of each cable with a RJ45 punch down keystone. I then tested it with a network ...
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Set Ethernet Network as Metered Connection in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced a new feature which allows users to set any Wi-Fi network as metered so that they can check their bandwidth usage: [img credit] But, it doesn't allow users to set any Ethernet ...
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Modem Not Giving Internet to One Laptop, Giving Laptop to Another One

It's got me at a loss. Here's my ipconfig: Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter Ethernet: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : ...
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Manually setting the IP Address and Other network related settings

The IP Address which i manually set few months earlier in the settings options of my browser was working fine till yesterday.But today when i restarted my system,i found that even if the LAN is ...
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Cant get squid proxy to work

i need squid proxy on my centos server. But i just can't get it to work. I did yum install squid. Here is my squid.conf file (i removed all comments): acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 acl manager proto ...
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Import Export specific Windows Firewall Rule

How do I Export and Import specific Window Firewall rule (both Inbound and Outbound) ? I can do Import / Export policy but it will use ALL rules not specific rule. Same with Export List, it can ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Retrieve IP address of Local PC connected to Remote Desktop

I am running Windows7 on Local PC and Remote Desktop (don't have admin rights on either). Say the IP address of my PC is 10.*.4.*1 When I connect to a remote desktop, using netstat I am able to ...
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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 redirect traffic on Raspberry from USB dongle WiFi to local application

Good morning gentlemen, my RPi 2 is a working access point with two WiFi dongles (each with its own range of IP addresses); the RPi is also connected via LAN cable to my modem. It offers the most ...
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Why can't IP addresses start with 0 or 255?

It was specified somewhere (presumably in an RFC) that Class A addresses range from 1-126 in the first octet, and that class E addresses range from 240-254, but that leaves out two potential networks ...