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Detect network clients connect and disconnect

I have a linux gateway/server, which sharing PPPoE internet connection between network users. Seeking for a proper way to detect when network clients are connected to and disconnected from the ...
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OpenVPN disappears after a short period of time

I have an Ubuntu client OpenVPN that connects to a Debian OpenVPN server. For a while I had it setup on default port 1194 with udp and I was connecting from a network that did not filter my ...
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Router shows mysterious DHCP client that does not exist

I am having trouble with the access control of my router. It is a DSL-2730R ADSL Router. In the 'Status - DHCP Clients section' there is always an unknown peer called Nicolas-PC. Changing the ...
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Share VPN connection and normal internet with mobile device over WIFI

I have a PC and Mac that I have running on a VPN for work. The VPN is only required for traffic to a sepecific set of servers (not all my internet traffic is routed over the VPN). The vpn is made (on ...
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Windows 8 won't let me turn on File Sharing or Network Discovery

I've Windows 8 x64 and Comcast's Norton Security Suite installed. Norton takes over Firewall control and it's Automatic File/Printer Sharing control is On. However, it doesn't appear to be the case at ...
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'ping git-scm.com' returns 'ping: unknown host git-scm.com'

Since a couple of days ago I'm not able to access git-scm.com and when trying to ping to the domain: ping git-scm.com I get a: ping: unknown host git-scm.com How can I check for errors in my ...
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Windows 7 & Linux Mint sharing: W7 can't see LM

I have a Linux Mint 15 desktop and Windows 7 laptop that I am attempting to share files and a printer with. I have a bit of an odd problem that I can't figure out how to resolve. I've configured the ...
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How can I playback a network capture through the same machine

I've been trying to get tcpreplay to work to replay a network capture I have on my system. re. Unfortunately, (from the FAQ): Can I send packets on the same computer running tcpreplay? ...
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How to access a PC with these conditions

I can't access a PC remotely and I'm trying to figure this out. The PC is on our corporate domain (Still in AD - Shows on PC) Ping via IP, not with PCName.domain Can't access it thru UNC Path (\...
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application in gateway cannot reach the network

I am trying to port an application(streamripper) to a wireless router(gateway), which is configured as following : The 1st ethernet port is treated as WAN port. The other ethernet ports and the ...
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My nameserver isn't registered?

My problem is that I am trying to set my domain's nameservers to the nameservers of my dedicated server. My domain is hosted by Namecheap, and everytime I try to input the two nameservers for my ...
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What is in-service expansion in token passing bus network?

I was reading about Token Ring network and it said "in-service expansion is possible in a token passing bus network". What does it mean?
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Setting up diskless PCs(client) to use servers hardisk

I am planning to start an internet cafe business (10 PCs) What software do i used so that i will only have one hardisk(server) used by the client PCs? Since this will used a lot of networking, do i ...
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How to make FTP Server in Mavericks listen on IPv6 interfaces?

Althought native IPv6 connectivity is not yet possible with my ISP, I can access IPv6 websites via 6to4 tunnel. The Server App in Mac OS X Mavericks comes with FTP features. However it seems to accept ...
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Assign LAN port as WAN on Technicolor TG582n router

I have recently switched my home Internet connection from copper to fibre. With a copper installation I had a Technicolor TG582n router (Technicolor 582n - ADSL2+ / ADSL2 / ADSL - see top of linked ...
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Configure multiple VLAN on a Broadcom NetXtreme 57XX adapter

I'd like to use multiple VLAN on a Broadcom NetXtreme 57XX network adapter on Windows 7. I'm used to do it on *BSD, but I can't find how to do it on Windows. It's ok to set 1 VLAN on 1 adapter. I ...
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Browser Resolving Host, Program Delays

For some reason when I'm idle on my computer or when I boot up, I can open my browser it will stay on Resolving host... for 5 minutes or so even though the network is connected. This causes programs ...
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How to set up a VM gateway/DHCP and virtual network in CentOS KVM?

Today I have a working setup where the physical host runs W2k3. It has 2 physical NIC's. It runs Vmware server and I have a ClearOS VM installed acting as a FW/DHCP/DNS for both the host and all the ...
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Share Windows PPPOE connection with Linux

I have a windows computer connected wirelessly to router and connected to Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Linux) with LAN cable. I need to connect to PPPOE connection and enter my credentials to connect to ...
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How to create and use USB network interfaces on debian platforms?

This question is basically a follow up on this question. When the phone is plugged in and the Internet pass-through option is checked then a new RNDIS device(usb0) should be provided. On ubuntu the /...
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Limit bandwidth on HTTP downloads based on file size

Is there a way to limit lets say in iptables or any proxy solution/software if a user is downloading a filesize that is greater than lets say 20MB it will limit his entire download at 2KB/s? ...
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Accessing VM on host machine through IP address

I'm trying to set up a CentOS VM with VMware Fusion and get access to it through the host. I was following a tutorial online for this as this is my first time doing this. When I try to access the IP ...
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ubuntu 11.04 DNS issues

I'm experiencing some issues involving my Ubuntu Server. So far, I can connect to machines on my local network, but the server itself doesn't have internet. And since the each machine is routed ...
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Try two different domains for an exchange server in OSX

Our mail server is accessible through domain1 on LAN and domain2 from outside. Is it possible to round-robin a CNAME in OSX? Any other way to solve this (other than multiple Office identities, which ...
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WiFi not working when waking up computer

When I wake up my laptop from sleep mode, I have to reset the network card (almost) every time in order to connect to the WiFi network. This happens on different WiFi's, so the problem is with the ...
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Can i tunnel a specific sites to a VPN Connection using DD-WRT?

I am thinking of setting up a DD-WRT router at home. Something that would help make my decision is to be able to tunnel specific sites/ip requests via VPN. For example, my son loves some shows on ...
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File copy slows significantly from Windows 8 Laptop to Buffalo NAS

Update from Buffalo-Tech: I had also created a ticked to Buffalo-Tech and yesturday (4-Sep) got a response which does not make me happy but which most propably closes the case. Direct quote below: ...
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How to set LAN proxy settings (of browser), username and password, to network settings so that all programs can use this

I use Win7 Home Premium. I can connect to an open wifi network, but there is no internet access. To use internet, under connections, LAN settings, I have to enable a proxy server. I have to set an IP ...
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How to troubleshoot a VPN connection drop

I have a Windows 8 machine that won't connect to a work VPN (other machines configured the same* way work fine). The IT dept at work says the attempt never shows up in the logs. On my computer, it ...
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Cannot access any web page but the internet connection is fine

I found this before posting my question, but it was pretty unconstructive, so I chose to post a new question anyway....with more details to the problem. PROBLEM As the title says, I cannot access ...
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How much performance reduction is ok for a linux router?

I am having thew following (simplified) setup: I have a private Subnet where my PC is located. The subnet goes over a virtualized server into the internet. The server uses internally two subnets: One ...
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“GSM only” mode in modem settings in tomato router

I use Shibby tomato firmware in ASUS-N66U. I use the "3G modem" option in it for WAN. it was working fine till now with my SIM's 3G data plan. I would like to use only 2G data from now, is there any ...
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Limit user bound ports to arbitrary ranges

Is it possible to allow user to bind only certain ports? For example, I was trying to achieve this: user1: can bind only on ports 4001 and 4002 user2: can bind only on ports 5001 and 5002 and so on.....
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What could be causing two different laptops both with Wireless-N adapters to have very different speeds?

My dad recently bought a Dell XPS 14 laptop that had an integrated Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6235 wireless adapter, but it appears to be known to drop connections a lot. He'll suddenly get ...
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Compressing files over the network with WINRAR - read error

I have 3.6 TB of backup files on a NAS that need to stay together (they are a full and a months worth of incrementals - the latter is only useful with the former) - but I need to move them off the NAS ...
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Can't connect Wi-Fi on Linux Mint 14

I have got Linux Mint 14 and everything worked fine until today. Today I installed and configured a new router I bought recently, then I tried to connect it. I clicked on the router name in the list ...
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How do I resolve “no connection is known” for FreeSwan VPN?

cannot respond to IPsec SA request because no connection is known for 111.111.111.111:4500:17/1701...222.222.222.222:40389[@laptop.our.windows.domain]:17/1701===0 I've spent hours trying to figure ...
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Forward IPsec tunnel from IPv4 endpoint to IPv6 endpoint

I have a new ISP and only have a Dual Stack - lite connection now. That means I can't access my router via IPv4 anymore, since the external IPv4 address is private. I have native IPv6 connectivity. ...
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Debian VM will not longer bring up the host-only interface

I've set up a Debian7 VM for PHP development, according to this guide: https://jtreminio.com/2012/07/setting-up-a-debian-vm-step-by-step/ It worked great, initially. But after restarting my Windows 7 ...
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Windows 8 on network and self-assigned IPs

Whenever I turn off my computer, my friend's computer (who is on the same network) loses Internet access and grabs a self-assigned IP, and the router stops reporting any computers connected to the ...
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Route only some traffic over VPN

I would like only some programs/ports (namely IRC) from my Windows 7 computer to send traffic through a VPN while the other programs (web browsing, FTP, etc) should default to not using the VPN and ...
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Command to Reset the Bytes Sent/Received counters on Windows Network Interface Status

Is there a command in Windows (XP or 7) to zero the byte counters on a network Interface, without disabling and enabling the interface, or disconnecting and reconnecting?
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How to route internet through SOCKS proxy running on iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS that I have set up a SOCKS proxy on using the following command: ssh -D 3333 ec2-user@ec2-12-345-678-910.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com I would like to share this ...
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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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xPUD doesn't recognize Wi-Fi adapter

I saw xPUD, and decided to give it a try. It's basically the same concept as Chromium/Chrome OS - boot (nearly) straight into the browser, only it's Firefox-based instead of Chrome/Chromium-based. ...
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Network unclaimed and internet is not working?

I have just installed Linux Mint on my laptop Dell Vostro, but networking is not working - I am getting a "-network UNCLAIMED" message when I run lshw. uname -a linux vostro 3.5.0-17 generic ...
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Daisy chain two switches and one router

I'm trying to set up my home network but I have some connectivity issues with my switches. Basically the scheme is R <-> S1 <-> S2. The problem is that the two switches don't appear to be ...
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Can i connect two routers together wirelessly?

I want to connect two different router together wirelessly, the first one is DLink and the other is TP-LINK. Can i do that? I heard about the bridge mode and the repeater. Could any one help me ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium Ignoring DNS Suffix seach list

I am using Cisco AnyConnect to connect to my work network for a work from home situation. The connection is fine, however I am having a DNS problem. My work DNS has various suffixes, but for some ...
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Cannot access internet on host computer when adapter is bridged for a virtual machine

I am running a Windows Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 8. To connect the guest machine to the internet, I create a virtual switch using the Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager. I tell it to use my ...