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

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web filter issue of my Telecom ISP

This issue is based upon my Telecom ISP, I found a security hole in my Telec ISP to access internet for free, which is any connections any port that uses HTTP protocol is allowed for free. But other ...
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VirtualBox broke Fedora networking - how to fix it?

I was trying to install VirtualBox in my Fedora 21 machine. However, the cited machine has Secure Boot enabled and obviously VirtualBox startup failed miserably due to lack of signing in its modules. ...
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Do Network Services Come with New Install?

I just installed a new Windows 7 vm, and had this same thing with a Ubuntu I installed a while back. When I scan the machine from other vm's, all 1000 ports are closed. However, with my Windows XP ...
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Setting up complex network in VirtualBox

Prior to physically setting up a number of servers to run Linux, I would like to set it up in VirtualBox or similar software first. All of the instructions on setting this up don't explain how to do ...
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Do RJ45s need to be wired differently to enable POE (Power over ethernet) ?

On larger projects we tend to buy cat6 in drums of 1000ft, these are then run to the locations as required and RJ45s placed on the ends by the electrician, this all works fine. Were now starting to ...
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How can I determine the meaning of an odd entry in tracert output?

My router / gateway is on 10.0.0.1, with it handing out DHCP addresses in the range of 10.0.0.10 - 50. I did a tracert on yahoo today and noticed something odd, the 10.196.192.1 entry in the list ...
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Setting up an OpenVPN connection between my home network and a serve ro the internet

I want ot tunnel all local network traffic oven an OpneVPN connection. I have an ubuntu server configured on the internet (and it works from my laptop) and am now trying to configure the Raspberry to ...
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Router sees WAN, but is unable to access

I have a network setup that I believe is pretty simple. One desktop that feeds into a DIR-615, which them feeds into the modem that was given to be by my fiber ISP. Checking on the setup screen, I'm ...
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Use internet from the router in an android tablet?

My fried has an android tablet with an option in "Wireless&Networks" for "Ethernet", he would like to connect the tab to the router to use internet in the tab, because the router doesn't have ...
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How to determine the DSL-speed of a wireless modem?

This seems like it should be simple. However, modem-routers don't always have their modem speeds mentioned in their specifications. For example - this TP-LINK router on Amazon. It's specifications' ...
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Data usage: wudfhost.exe sending a lot of data to a local IP adrress

I installed GlassWire the other day to monitor excess web traffic. I noticed though that the Windows service "c:\windows\system32\wudfhost.exe" which is the "Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode ...
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Internet speed spiking/going extremely slow on my pc for on ethernet for no reason?

guys my connection is spiking like crazy and only on my pc, it's been happening for days now and i have no clue why, on win8 and win10 speedtests like this when usually its something like this ...
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How to kill LOW bandwidth connections?

I am sitting behind an absolutely terrible router (NVG589, NVG599 is no better) mandated by my ISP, AT&T. The problem is that it has an abysmal limit of 2056 simultaneous connections. Since my ...
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connection speed gets slow when using ip address but fast when using domain name

I have a web server and recently i changed the ISP for my home. after then, when i tried to connect my web site(admin pages) by ip address of the server, it takes considerably long time to load the ...
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Audio streaming bandwith

I am trying to understand the bandwidth consumed by hosting a Audio Streaming server and Web Site that will host the stream. Server A: will host the IceCast server & Media Server B: will ...
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how to mount a network drive from specified network adapter in freebsd

I want to mount a network shared drive by my freebsd 9.3. I know This is possible by: mount_smbfs -I 10.1.1.20 //user@10.1.1.20/shared /root/local_folder/ This is done by default from em0. How can ...
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Mismatched upload vs. download speeds between two computers on the same home network

I'm busy setting up my Plex server on a separate Wi-Fi router and I'm testing the transfer speeds between two MacBook Pros. It's just got me baffled because I've come across something weird. Not ...
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Mac Network Authentication

I'm currently running an office of 60-70 individuals that run in and out, using about 20 computers. I'm looking to implement network authentication via any working method, and would like network ...
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How to share names with dnsmasq?

I have two subnets A and B, and their respective name servers both forward queries to local name server M, which finally forwards queries to the internet. All name servers run dnsmasq. On both ...
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OpenVZ cotainer and NAT

I have been trying to days to solve my NAT issue with OpenVZ. I have used their guide on their website/wiki, however I just seem to be unable to get it to work. My Linux box is running on CentOS 6 ...
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USB 3.0 Ethernet Gigabit Adapter Showing Slow Network Speeds

I have an NIC card that was working perfectly fine using Windows 7 and I was getting 50-60Mbps on speedtest.net. I upgraded to 8.1 and for some reason I keep getting an error: This device cannot find ...
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How to make ports appear to be open from outside?

I have a lot of camera's, each with an ePower switch 1g. I can not reach the ePower switch, but the switch can decide to power-off or power-on based on polling ports on a server. So I would like to ...
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Wireless Internet inconsistently Slow

My brother in myself are both using the D-Link DWA-171 Dual Band USB Adapter with a router. The router does in fact support dual bands as well, so sometimes depending on which is faster you will see ...
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Different WiFi signal strengths on different commands

I'm connected to a WiFi network AIRWOLF. The two following commands on Windows 7 show different signal strengths. Why? netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid netsh wlan show interfaces The ...
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Troubleshooting Packet Loss in my Home Network

I have a DSL subscription in my apartment and I want to connect a second apartment of mine in the same building. Here's the setup: I have a wireless ADSL router that was provided by the ISP: ...
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How can I SSH from Hong Kong to China?

Me in Hong Kong, girl friend in China. I have installed SSH server on both computers. When both computers were in Hong Kong, I connected both to the internet (via my internet connection at home), ...
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Local Area connection is hidden but shows in ipconfig

Good day! I'd like like to get help with regards to local area connection, i was trying to share a VPN connection(Local Area Connection 2) via hotspot, however, but when i go to Change adapter ...
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Connect to Vagrant (VirtualBox VM) over local network

Hi I'm running a local webserver using vagrant virtual machine. I Normally set the following config line to private network which lets me connect from my host pc using the ip specified ...
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How does an outside of my LAN server know which computer made a request? [duplicate]

For example: I have 5 devices in my LAN, on one of them I request http://superuser.com, the server responds and the 'answer' gets to my home router (gateway), but from there, how does it know which ...
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How can my home server accept and reply to connections from the Internet when OpenVPN client is running?

I have a headless home server running Ubuntu Server 12.04. A 3rd party website (to which I'm subscribed) periodically sends commands to a daemon on my home server which in turn responds to the 3rd ...
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How to connect to internet using “rasdial <connection name>” method in cmd

I am able to directly connect to internet using network connection interface shown below but I'm not able to connect to the net using cmd. with the following code. rasdial "TATA PHOTON+" ...
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Accessing web interface on Allied Telesyn GS950/24 Managed Switch

Okay, so I purchased an used Allied Telesyn GS950/24 a couple days ago and have been struggling with it since. Seller said the device worked flawlessly. Now, the device does actually work as switch, ...
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Windows “thinks” it's offline but IS online [duplicate]

What is the Windows (7) networking symbol in the bottom right corner next to the clock looking for to verify internet connectivity? I have a couple of Windows PCs behind pfSense MultiWan and every ...
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Can't connect to network on Debian 7

During the install of Debian 7, I entered the static IP of my unmanaged network with subnet 10.0.0.1/24 and was able to install the OS and download updates from the repo without a problem. Once the ...
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ARP Entry Lookup for IP Range?

Is there a way to do a ARP lookup via windows console for an IP range? Eg: arp -a 192.168.10.0-254
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WiFi range extender drops connection after a day. Rebooting main router fixes it

I have an issue which I can't seem to get to the bottom of. My main router works great, but to increase the range I recently added a WiFi range extender. The range extender was easy to set up, and ...
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VLANs, routing and DHCP

I've got my home network up-and-running to an extent, but I'm trying to improve the setup. On top of this, I'm using it as an exercise to try and learn the ins-and-outs of slightly more complicated ...
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Does the DHCP server know about static IP addresses?

I have a simple setup up at home with a vendor provided ADSL router and a few home devices I connect to it to connect to the outside world. I would like one of my devices to have a static internal IP ...
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connecting an android phone to a pc to via usb to share internet connection

I used to connect my android phone to my computer using a USB cable to connect to the internet. but today as i tried to reconnect, this is what it says: "An error occurred when internet connection ...
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DNS: Is it possible to do “query rewriting”?

I would like to "map external host names into my domain address space". I need to do this in one go. For example if I define the following HOST mappings HOST1.delegated1.my.example.com -> ...
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Route traffic through google servers or google proxy

I am using Kali Linux on a 384kbps internet. But when I download from google server eg. from google drive or gmail, I get download speeds upto 3mbps. Our ISP has allowed unlimited bandwidth only for ...
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How does Windows automatically name a network?

Under certain circumstances, Windows is able to automatically give a Network it is connected to a name instead of naming it generically Network 1, Network 2, etc.. For wireless connections it seems ...
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Wi-fi issues on a particular computer

I'm having very severe Wi-fi connectivity issues on one particular computer in my household. Now previously the connection has been very choppy, that is, it has connected and disconnected frequently ...
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exception to domain forwarding

I have forwarded a domain from a hosting site to our own http server. I would now like to host some pages directly on host server to take advantage of some of the services they have; for example - a ...
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Connecting to the Host and Internet from an Internal Network in VirtualBox

In order to simulate a network, I have 3 VMs set up in VirtualBox called VM1, VM2 and VM3. They each have 2 network interfaces all of which can ping the others at the moment. The Network interfaces ...
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How can I remote desktop connect to my Windows 8.1 computer if I am not on my home network, and I don't have a separate private VPN server?

The really nice thing about Windows' Remote Desktop connection application is that it shows my remote computer's screen on my laptop at the laptop display's resolution. That's beautiful. The downside ...
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how can I access my server from outside of my lan?

I set up my own debian server at home and I can connect to it via ssh from any computer in my lan, but if I try to do it with my phone ( when using mobile data and not Wi-Fi) it does not work. When I ...
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Using “ping” on a relative basis [closed]

I am very new to any technical stuff and just trying my hands on the good old ping. I was wondering what information can be extracted, if any, from studying the difference between ping results of two ...
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PF rule using return-rst on Mac OS X does not reply with TCP reset

I'm trying to add a simple PF rule: block return-rst out proto tcp from any to any port 33128 to filter all outgoing traffic to TCP port 33128, and I'd like it to respond with a reset. However, ...
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WPA shows NIC driver DPC fragment running for 232 milliseconds

I'm stress testing my UDP proxy on a machine with 8 logical CPUs. At around 14 thousand UDP clients, one of the CPUs (CPU 4) starts spiking and UDP throughput (as shown by Task Manager) plummets to ...