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Access across subnets

A r7000 nighthawk, running stock hardware (routerA) is connected to a modem/router (modem). There is also a second r7000 nighthawk (router B), using dd-wrt connected via ethernet to a port on routerA. ...
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Layer-2-Accessible DMZ: ebtables?

I'd like to make a network topology where all the IoT devices (printer, DVR, thermostat, BluRay player, etc) are all in a DMZ and the rest of my devices are all on the LAN. Note that the usage of DMZ ...
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Access application from server on client machine by its name from any browser

I have installed application & database on same server. I can access the application on my client/local machine by "server IP". But I want to access same application on my client/local machine by ...
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“Connection was reset” after submitting some login forms in all browsers

Recently I have a problem in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) when I try to login in some websites, it seems posting comments in some other websites including this website also has ...
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How can I monitor which data an iOS transmits over WiFi?

I use a third party keyboard which has suggestions and the developer claims – on his website – that it stores everything locally on the device, but there is no word on this matter in app description ...
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How to share all files and folders over the network

I was wondering how to share all my files on my win 7 machine with my win 10 machine over the network.
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Freebsd 10.2 - multiple interfaces in the jail

My old freebsd 8.0 has the following configuration (in the /etc/rc.conf) for the xx jail: jail_xx_hostname="xx.example.com" jail_xx_rootdir="/jails/xx" #networking setup ...
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Network printer shows as ready but won't print

everyone! I had set up a printer (HP 4500) as a network printer. It is connected via USB to the router (Asus RT-N16). It seems like the router's EZ sharing doesn't work with the HP. So, per Asus's ...
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Split Church Networking Problems

There is a network set up at my church through a Netgear router. We have this split into 2 networks: one for the church equipment (locked) and one for guests (phones, tablets, etc.). The ...
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Talk to any static IP on network

This may be an easy networking question. I have a device that always has a static IP address (DHCP is not allowed). This address can change depending on the user's need. I want to use a router for two ...
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Connect Physical NIC to ESXi Distributed Port Group

I have a Virtual Distributed Switch set up to create a series of layer 2 networks. Each of these networks is implemented as a VLAN and Distributed Port Group on the VDS. What I would like to do is ...
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Old Router as AP - choosing AP IP

My ISP modem/router is connected via powerline to a second router. On second router (AP) I have disabled DHCP, I have connected it with powerline using the LAN port (so not the port marked as ...
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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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Is there a difference between using my router as a dns server or setting it directly on my pc?

I have pfsense. On pfsense my dns is set to 8.8.8.8. Right now, on my computer my dns is set to 10.12.1.1 which is the gateway for my router. Is there any difference between setting the DNS on my ...
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DD-WRT and having two WAN ip address

I apologize if I don't get my terminology correctly, but I'm not a networking guru. I have a DD-WRT router that is behind my ISP's router. My ISP router gives me an IP address of 192.168.1.8. I set ...
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Data Transfer Rate

This may be a very newbie question but I am just confused in general about the following. I have a 300Mbps router (wireless-N) and with my ISP, I have a 15Mbps download rate. So my question is, what ...
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How to set up two internet conenctions, on LAN with NAS

I have two internet connections, one via ADSL which is fast but costs money, and one via LTE which is slow but free. My setup is a few Time Capsules, a Mac Pro, a Mac Mini, several MacBooks, iPhones ...
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Using iptables to redirect all traffic to local webserver

Aloha, I'm trying to redirect all traffic on my wifi router to a local webserver using iptables. I'm not sure i have got the command right and also I want to exclude the router IP (172.16.0.1) from ...
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Prevent IP address conflicts on a heterogeneous network consisting of PCs and embedded systems in a retail environment

In our LAN environment (wired and wireless), IP Address conflict almost always gets our systems down. We have a lot of equipment connected to the network: PC's, Access Points, RF, weighing scales, ...
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Windows - Remove password used to connect to shared drives

Good day all I've been looking around and I can't find a solution for this. Consider this: My IP - 10.0.0.4 My External Harddrive is shared with letter F: Thus running \\10.0.0.4\F will ...
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Route traffic from client to server on router's WAN port

I have a TP-link tl-wr841nd home router, and I wish to make a small network for sharing and downloading files via a web browser interface. My basic setup is as shown below: Currently, I have a ...
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“local area connection doesn't have a valid ip configuration”

Alright, I've been running into this error for a while now on this pc's ethernet port, and I've looked around for help. However, my situation seems unique in the sense that I can resolve the issue by ...
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WiFi can't be connected after resuming system from sleep/hibernation

I am having this weird issue with my laptop. It only happens when I put my laptop to sleep or hibernation. After resuming Windows I couldn't connect to WiFi anymore. When I try to connect it takes a ...
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netctl “no connection found”

I've just installed Arch Linux. I'm trying to connect to my local network but its not working. Here is my data: lspci -v ... 3:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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NMAP Always says host is down (when using -Pn it says ports filtered)

I am running Kali 2.0 (Kali sana) and I have problem with NMAP, it everytime says that host is down when i scan it (even myself with firewall off)... When I try online nmap ...
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Public static IP address for LXC container

I have a server running Ubuntu 14 (server edition), connected to a network using two network adapters. These two network adapters are configured in a bond to have network redundancy (in case one of ...
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Delete unused network from Windows 10 Settings Panel

I have a small and harmless issue; I only have one Ethernet connection through which I access my home network and the Internet. One time I rebooted the router and now in the Windows 10 Settings Panel ...
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what is “deauthentication?”

So if authentication is validating usernames and passwords with an ip address, what is "deauthentication?" I look on google and I don't get the concept of deauthentication. I think its like verifying ...
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Remote OpenVPN LAN unreachable on Linux laptop, but reachable on Android

First I should mention that the local and and remote LANs sit on 192.168.1.0. My local/client LAN router is sitting at 192.168.1.1. The remote LAN router is also sitting on 192.168.1.1. Actual VPN ...
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Using Public IP (assigned from ISP) in local network

I'm an ordinary home user, who have 3 PCs, and i'm connected to the internet through an ordinary modem/router. I have received one public IP address from my ISP (in addition to another public wan ...
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How I can forward port throught OpenVPN correctly?

I'm trying to forward a port through OpenVPN (with Ethernet Bridging) but I can't. Below is a "simple" network diagram. A server contains 2 virtual machines, the principal server is connected with ...
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2 Internet Connections, 1 Computer. I feel this is harder than it should be

I have looked around for a while but haven't been able to find any answers, maybe because what I want to do isn't really possible, but that's why I am here. Basically, I have 2 separate incoming ...
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Ways in Which TCP/IP Stack Fails?

In a variety of books and learning materials, we're told that if pinging the localhost/loopback address fails, this is a sign of a malfunctioning TCP/IP stack. What we aren't told is why/how this may ...
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Internet Connection Sharing using routes

Situation I'm trying to share my Desktop's Internet connection to my Laptop. Here is the layout of my network: I only control the green computers. The routes on the desktop are automatically ...
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How to print from a different IP address on a different subnet?

I have two internal networks: 172.xxx.xxx.xxx, this is a wireless network, and the devices on this network are not able to print to the printer on the other network. I have another network that is ...
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Windows 10 can not connect via RDP to any other Windows

"Remote Desktop Connection" doesn't seem to work with Windows-10. It can't connect to my local network computers and virtual machines. I used to have it in Windows-7. A screenshot of error message ...
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How to setup APACHE, MYSQL SERVER, PHP on Windows 8.1?

Trying to setup a website server at home. Been trying this for weeks, but to no avail. If someone can help I will indeed be grateful, and I will wire over some beers if necessary. So, I have ...
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How can I monitor network traffic of an internally connected device to my router?

I have the TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND router with OpenWRT 14.07 Barrier Breaker installed. I would like to know how often and for how long my 3-year-old kid is watching YouTube through his Samsung tablet, ...
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SSH into local network machine while connected to a VPN in Linux

Is it possible and how could I go about being able to ssh into a local network machine while said local network machine is connected to a VPN. I also found no questions or suggestions regarding this, ...
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VMWare How to share the connection between a NAT and a host-only network?

I have 2 VMs running. (On Ubuntu 14.04) The first one has 2 network adaptater (NAT and host only) The second one has 1 network adaptater (host only). The first can ping google.com. The second one ...
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How to block all outbound connections in windows 8.1 for a specific WIFI connection

I'm travelling around and use lot's of different Wifi connections. When using a general wifi connection everything is allowed. There is only 1 connection (a wifi hotspot connection to my mobile phone ...
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Access linux device through bridged interface

I'm currently trying to set up a device with a bridge in my network. The device used for the Bridge has two eth interfaces and a wlan interface. I managed to create the bridge from eth1 to wlan0. The ...
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Can I activate Wake-On-LAN outside my local network?

I'd like to have some way to send the packet to my computer, say from another network. Is that possible? What would be the best way to do that, if possible? Like, can I just open port 9 and have the ...
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Windows 10 802.1x Connectivity

I have been connecting to my dorm Ethernet using IEEE 802.1X authentication for some time and since I upgraded to Windows 10, I get "Authentication failed" error almost every time I wake the computer ...
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Time Schedule for Internet access at router level based on MAC Address

Complete newbie here. I have a Huawei HG658c (Standard Vodafone Ireland) router and I am looking to set a Time Schedule for internet access to certain devices (Kids) on my network, also I currently ...
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Windows 7 IP conflict detected with VirtualBox host-only network

I have Docker VirtualBox-based VM running on my PC with host only interface sitting on 192.168.99.1. I need it to be accessible only from host and do not want any visibility from outside. Sometimes I ...
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Cannot access internet with current OpenVPN configuration

I am trying to get an OpenVPN server working on my Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi is running Arch Linux with OpenVPN version 2.3.8-2. I'm currently able to connect to the server from the Android ...
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Can't ping using both wlan0 and eth0

I'm currently connected with wifi (wlan0) and with my Ethernet cable plugged (eth0). The following command ping -I eth0 www.google.com has no packets loss, but pinging with eth0 ping -I wlan0 ...
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Can I monitor my wifi clients and put a speed limit for each one of them via my windows xp desktop pc

I have a router connected to my desktop pc via ethernet cable .. this pc has no wireless card.. this router provides internet to my kids via wifi .. In this situation can I monitor the online ...
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local OS access to VirtualBox server

I have CentOS installed on my server. Next, I set up Ubuntu/mint 14.04 on a VirtualBox which is now on the CentOS server. The CentOS server I can access through browser e.g. my.server.com:8080. How ...