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

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Can Amazon or eBay track and identify your PC or router MAC address? [closed]

I read on many blogs about Amazon seller department being able to see seller's MAC address. Is that true? I mean I understand that they can track you with your public IP address or browser ...
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in tomcat “%D - Time taken to process the request, in millis” includes network time or not?

I see I have in tomcat access log: %D - Time taken to process the request, in millis does this includes the network time (so if network is slow on response to client will be higher time) or only ...
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iptables failed with “ iptables v1.4.21: Couldn't load match `-d':No such file or directory” message

I am running kernel 3.14.18 and using iptables 1.4.21, built with these options --static-enable --disable-shared. When I run this command: /sbin/iptables -A PREROUTING -m -d 127.3.0.2/24 -j DNAT ...
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Kali 1.0.5 Internet Connection Problems

I have recently installed Kali Linux and am having connection issues. It says I am connected to the network, but I am not able to access the Web. A Ubuntu 13.04 running on the same machine (dual boot) ...
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Extremely slow internet speed after reinstall

I have recently had a hard drive failure so I was forced to reinstall my OS (Windows 7). After a fresh install, I noticed the internet speed became extremely slow (~15 minutes for downloading a 20MB ...
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Raspberry Pi has weird network connectivity

Got a Raspberry Pi recently and it was fantastically easy to use while it was connected to my network via Ethernet. Now that my WiFi dongle (NETGEAR N150) has arrived it's a bit more fussy. I'm ...
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Can’t connect to Apache webserver via HTTPS (HTTP works just fine)

I’m running a XAMPP 5.6.3 installation on my desktop Windows 8.1 system, and I have an issue with connecting to the Apache webserver. I can still connect normally through port 80 and HTTP, but if I ...
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ethtool, WOL: What does “wake on physical activity” actually mean and (how) can I use it?

I am fighting with the WOL settings of my Ubuntu box at the moment. The idea is to have an HTTP/SVN server to sleep while it's unused and wake up when it's accessed. So far, wake-on-LAN works and is ...
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Route all traffic via established (preferably SSH) tunnel

In our company we are using some kind of VPN to access our internal network. The Procedure is following (this works only on company's notebook with installed all security features): 1. Open web ...
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How to monitor upload/download on multiple machines

There are 3 windows machines on my home network. I'm hard wired to the router while my parents and younger sister are on Wi-Fi. I’ve noticed the occasional drop in connection speed recently and I ...
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Cannot ping 10.0.0.105/24 from 10.0.0.2/24 until some considerable time has passed

Can anyone tell me why I cannot successfully ping 10.0.0.105 from 10.0.0.2 until some considerable time has passed? Can anyone tell me how I can configure things so that I can always successfully ping ...
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Ping fails to find host but NSLookup resolves okay

We have an intermittent problem on Windows 8 whereby Ping fails to find the host but NSLookup resolves it correctly. Ping host1 - fails with ping could not find host Ping host1.domain.local - also ...
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Is my HP Officejet 6310 All-in-one a boat anchor

I find that the printer will not print from either my desktop (Windows 7 pro) or my Notebook (Windows XP Sp3). Mucking around in the IP domain, I have found that relative to my desktop: 1) The MAC ...
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Can't remote into desktop via ssvnc

I have recently acquired a new workstation, which I have running Ubuntu Server 14.10. Ultimately, I'd like to have remote access to said workstation from anywhere with internet access. At the ...
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Large network decision: APs or Wireless routers? [on hold]

I have a network with 15 iPads that can and will be used at the same time. I cannot decide between a wireless router or an Ethernet router and an AP. We are covering 2,000 SQFT and we are assuming ...
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How may I connect 4 (or more) internet devices to one router? [closed]

I have one ethernet cable running to my room and need to connect my PC, a Smart TV, Xbox and Playstation. I have been using an older Netgear 8-port hub but it slows my download speed from 115Mbps to ...
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Port forward not working from modem to router to server

Here is my environment: WAN Cable -> Docsis 3 Zoom 1094 Modem -> TP-Link AC1750 Dual Link Router -> Server to forward (dynamic public IP) -> Modem: (internal nic: 192.168.100.1) -> Router: 10.1.1.1 ...
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My laptop can't access files from my desktop

Here is my problem. I have a desktop, a laptop and a typical router. The desktop is connected through wire and I connected my laptop wirelessly. I can access my desktop files through my laptop, but I ...
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Multiple TCP Connections to download simple webpage and images?

I created a very simple webpage: <html> <body> foo bar <img src="img1.png"/> <img src="img2.png"/> <img src="img3.png"/> Hello world </body> </html> And ...
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netsh causes syntax error in Win8

I create a .bat file for change network using netsh: netsh interface ip set address name=Wireless source=static addr=192.168.43.100 mask=255.255.255.0 gateway=192.168.43.1 In Windows-7 work fine, ...
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IP Address conflict in a LAN

How to find if someone has taken a particular IP address in a Local Area Network? Or in a more generalized form, how to find the list of IP address that DHCP has allocated in a Local Area Network?
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DD-WRT OpenVPN access DNS not resolving hostnames [on hold]

I would like to achieve VPN access to my home router running on DD-WRT, so everything will go through VPN and I will access hosts on my home network. The problem is that my local DNS is not resolving ...
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Is it possible to have both Wired and wifi connections to the Internet at the same time

Update : (19/07/13) If I yank the ethernet cable out (to put it back in again) to force my laptop to recognise the wired connection, my entire laptop freezes. Only hard reset -- power off and power ...
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How can I determine which process is causing failed ARP requests?

I am seeing many failed ARP requests from a Windows 7 Pro machine to IP addresses not on my subnet (one is a valid IP but no longer in use, the other is an APIPA address). I suspect a program or ...
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Internet access faster on laptop with inferior specs

About 2-3 years ago, I built my desktop computer: Win7 Pro x64, Asus Sabertooth, SSD, everything... Now I bought my first laptop. It has a regular HDD, no SSD. It’s connected via Ethernet to a ...
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Block web sites for VPN clients

I installed IPSEC L2TP VPN Server on Ubuntu 12 x86 vps machine. I want to block some web sites for clients connected to VPN Server. So, changed hosts file in Ubuntu to block accessing unwanted web ...
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How do I know what proxy server I'm using?

I need to know what the address for my proxy server is so I can configure another program to also use it. If I go into IE, Internet Properties, LAN Settings, then all I see is an automatic ...
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Why VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 not shown in Network Connection?

VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1, VMnet8 and Bluetooth do not show up in Network Connection's. Only the Wireless Network Adapter is shown! What could be the reason for this? Thank you for ...
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Same network with same SSID in multiple locations? [duplicate]

We have two sites having about 35 meters of distance in between. I have two routers, one is Asus RT-AC68U and Linksys E4200 the other. I want to use RT-AC68U as my primary router in office1 and E4200 ...
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Mount client files with an SSH connection from Windows to Linux

I am currently using Putty to connect from a Windows 7 computer to a Linux server with SSH. The target Linux server is not in the same network; the connection goes through the internet. I want to ...
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How can I solve Windows PPTP VPN issues?

I'm having persistent problems with Windows PPTP VPN connections. The VPN appears up whilst the tunnel won't transfer traffic (ping to a remote IP within the VPN works for a while, and then fails). ...
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Access subdomain folder directly from IP address

I have server located under X.Y.Z.C IP address. It runs Apache2. I've added additional domain to it, let us call it A. When I want to add something to it, I have to send files to A subdirectory in ...
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I can SSH/HTTP, but cant ping my server

I had a Raspberry Pi set up as a web server on my home DSL line. Everything was fine. Recently i sent my Pi to a friend because he had a better connection that i could use. I got the static internal ...
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AD Dynamic DNS not working with Linux IPv6 [migrated]

I have an AD DNS/DHCP enabled server. I have mixed Windows and Linux machines/servers. IPv4 is working great with DNS/DHCP, even for the Linux systems. IPv6 is working great except that it won't ...
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Fiber Optics and it's uses [closed]

I recently picked up a 32 channel fiber optic multi plexor made by a company called Okidata, I think. I don't actually have it in front of me, so I think the NFO is valid, and will check it tomorrow ...
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How to create ssh tunnel with putty to connect Neo4j database

in my school work I have to use computer on which is installed Neo4j database client. I want to connect to this computer from my laptop. I had this configuration set but my system crashed and now I ...
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Why proxy doesn’t work

I would like to configure http-proxy to access my web-site anonymously (want to learn properties of this type of connection and check detection of anonymous users). But either I don’t understand ...
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Edimax EW-7811Un Mac 802.1x Hotspot

I'm having some trouble trying to set up a wifi hotspot with my mac. Essentially what i'm trying to do is connect my chromecast to the network but chromecast does not support the 802.1x ...
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Why can’t I see my Macs on LAN under “Network”?

EMBARRASSING UPDATE: I rebooted my laptop and it solved the problem. D'oh! Thanks for your thoughtful answers. I’m using OS X 10.10.2 (14C109). I’m not sure when this changed, but certainly a ...
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Can ping device from one computer and not the other

I've recently been assigned to work on a diagnostic program done in C++ which communicates with a piece of electronic equipment. Our normal scenario involves communicating via an RS232 interface, but ...
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How to run Tor as proxy for local network

I'm trying to use Tor as standalone socks server available for whole local network. I've set up connection in my torcc file as follows: #listen on all IPs SocksListenAddress 0.0.0.0 SocksPort 9150 ...
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How can I access my NAS through my network setup?

I have an old Watchguard Firebox x10e I got off eBay that I am using to protect my network. I will be the first to admit that I am not a pro at networking, so I am having issues getting data through ...
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Need clarification for Sonicwall “Public Server” wizard NAS policies

I used the SonicWall TZ105 "Public Server" wizard to add NAT policies for an internal (non-DMZ) server, but I do not understand the need for all the Custom policies that resulted: # Source ...
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Network Copy, One direction damn slow

I have a Home Server (Windows Server 2012 R2) that has a storage pool with a 2 Mirror / 4 column disk layout. IO-tests on the server show that sequential reads are up to 380 MB/s and sequential writes ...
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Intermittant connection with home wifi

I have a USR 5461. A while back I tried updating the firmware to 3.93.35.0.8, and since then, I can connect to the wifi just fine with my ipod/ipad/nook/windows laptop etc, but every now and then, ...
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HP Mediasmart/Smartserver does not “sign in” to my network any more

my HP MediaSmart EX 485 has served me well for 5 years. Suddenly it did not appear as Attached to the network any more. I have tried all the amateur things like rebooting and changing cables etc. With ...
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Random Wi-Fi issue lasts until router restart

Sometimes when I boot up a computer at home, it is unable to connect to the Wi-Fi. Simply cutting power to the router for a moment is enough to solve the problem - after that, my computer connects ...
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Cannot get an IPv6 address on Debian

I am using Debian 7 with the newest updates. I have a block of IPv6 adresses from my provider and, according to the provider the DHCP server is setup so that I should get an ip automatically (I even ...
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Testing network application with virtual network and artificial latency

In order to test a network application in a controlled manner I want to create some sort of virtual network on a single machine in which I can control latencies. (I am running Ubuntu 14.04 x64). I ...
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Windows 8.1 Task Manager network usage and Virtualbox

My question is related to this question: How to make windows task manager to show network usage? but I can't post there, because my reputation is 1. I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 (Latest) installed on ...