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Custom nameservers over wifi hotspots with initial web login

I have built a portable router using a raspberry pi. My setup works, unless I connect to a hotspot that requires some kind of web based login. After some investigation, I think I've tracked it down ...
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hostname does not resolve on LAN

I’m on Mac OS X 10.7.5. Got some kind of voodoo with my hostname. I frequently run web servers (PHP/Java) but suddenly these decided to stop playing nicely. This machine always had DHCP, which never ...
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How can a reverse proxy be specified in windows?

End goal: Intercept HTTP request destined for xyz.com, reply with static precomputed response. I have used mitmproxy before in reverse mode to accomplish this using a web browser but my goal is to ...
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How to make server power settings apply even when computer is activated by WOL

I have a computer with 9 hdds as a storage server in the next room for me and my family (movies and such) connected to the router. The computer is without keyboard and monitor, all works fine, but in ...
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Standard user in Win7 can't reconnect to network drive after logging off

I have a user on Win7 Enterprise with a mapped network drive. It uses credentials for a user account on a different machine. At fresh start up, I can log into Windows, open the network drive, and ...
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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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How to get Apache2 to wait for network initialization?

Server just upgraded from Squeeze to Wheezy. After reboots, I noted that apache2 wasn't starting, so installed bootlogd to inspect the output of init scripts. The error output from apache start was, ...
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Apache Spark cluster through a proxy?

This is more a speculative question to those with more networking / Apache Spark experience than me. My current setup: two 32GB, 4GHz Core i7 machines I'd love to tie into a Spark cluster. However, ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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Manually dialling a USB modem on windows/linux

I have been trying to setup up a 4g usb modem with my raspberry pi running raspbian (this post is not specific to Raspberry Pi as I run into same problem on windows later on). The modem is recognized ...
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Bridging IP missing for LXC (Linux Containers)

I am using LXC (Linux Containers) to host an http server within a VirtualBox setup, but the simple LXC specific bridge I created does not have an IP address, so it cannot be reached even in the Ubuntu ...
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Attach to the same tmux session from different nodes of a cluster

I'm working on a computing cluster which has several hundreds of nodes. A load-balancing scheme picks an idle node to login to when ssh-ing into the cluster. As a result, it is very unlikely to re-...
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Cannot reset WINS

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 computer with a rogue entry in the winsock catalog which I cannot remove. I've tried all of the following logged in as the local administrator and running from an ...
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Make application use specific network interface

I have an openvpn connection and I need it to work only for one application, this app uses an specific local port. I used route-nopull on my openvpn config file and then: ip route add default via {P-...
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Is it possible to make a peer-to-peer SSH connection via bittorrent-like technique?

As we discussed on my question, the question comes to this point: Could we establish a TCP connection via UDP Hole Punching technique? -- Original Question / History -- I'm using reverse tunnel ...
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IPv6 Web Site, But Fails IPv6 Readiness Tests

This is driving me bonkers. I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine running IIS 8.5. IPv6 is working fine on this machine. All the IPv6 test sites I browse indicate this machine is indeed running ...
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Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi Hosted Network

I have a computed connected to the internet via a wired connection, and it has a Wi-Fi adapter. I want to turn that into a hotspot so I can connect my cellphone / netbook to the internet through it. ...
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Nmap incredibly slow on my router

I'm attempting to use nmap on my Tomato router (Linux 2.6) to do a quick survey of a particular subnet on my LAN. Even when I set it to scan a single client it takes close to four minutes to complete. ...
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Wifi network not showing up on laptop but showing up on phone

I have an open WiFi network that I use in my apartment (provided by my realtor). The network shows up on my phone's WiFi and works smoothly but doesn't show up on my laptop. I have Windows 7 and Linux ...
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Multiple devices cannot connect to a TP LINK wireless TD-W8968 router

I've got a TP LINK wireless router, model TD-W8968. When we have lots of devices in the house (10 - 15, made up of laptops, iPhones, iPads etc.) we find that some devices can't connect to the network. ...
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How to apply ipfw rules to domains that resolves to multiple IPs?

Suppose I wanted to use ipfw to throttle uploads to youtube. The uploads are made to upload.youtube.com but this domain resolves into multiple different IPs (which also appear to change over time). ...
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Telnet - Connection refused when using hostname, connects fine with IP

I'm trying to connect to a telnet server from a windows 7 machine. The telnet server has an IP 123.4.5.6 and a hostname of myserver Running telnet 123.4.5.6 8080 works fine However when I try to use ...
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SSH and PWNAT for SSH Connection Between Two Separate NATs

Is it possible to use pwnat and SSH to establish a "peer-to-peer" SSH connection between two machines that are behind two separate firewalls/NATs? If this is possible, what are the steps that would ...
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Can you map a certain url to another ip?

There's a similar question to this, but that one only says that you need to setup a webserver, but doesn't elaborate on that and is probably something that I'm not looking for. Another one was over ...
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Network Adapter takes a long time to connect

Long story short, whenever my pc powers up, wakes up, un-hibernates etc, my network adapter takes at least 5 minutes to establish a hardwired connection to my router (and subsequently the internet). ...
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How to make vnstat display network statistics for ppp0 interface?

I'm using vnstat on Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 32-bit to monitor my Internet usage. Running vnstat gives network statistics only for eth0 and wlan0, but since I access Internet using a USB dongle, its network ...
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Windows failing to renew IP lease

Approximately a month ago I started experiencing a minor, but frustrating problem: my internet connection would drop for several seconds every two hours. My quick investigation showed that these ...
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D-Link 2640u Router unfortunately update wrong firmware

I have this Dink router: DSL-2640U HW Veer: C2 FW Veer: ME_2.01 I had tried to update firmware to this Indian firmware but it was not compatible with my modem (it's for C4 version). I've seen a ...
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How to monitor traffic statistics on my wireless modem router?

How can I monitor the network traffic statistics for all connected computers to my wireless modem router? Something like what Network Meter does for a single PC. EDIT: My modem router is: TP-LINK ...
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IpV6 No network access

I'm Currently using Windows 8 on my laptop, and windows 7 on my computer. They used to be connected by the homegroup, which was brilliant, but now they can't find eachother anymore. I've tried to ...
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RDP can't reconnect after connection drops

We have a number of development VMs running which we typically access through RDP. After a few hours the connection will drop leaving us unable to reconnect giving the following message: This ...
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Connected to vpn but can't connect to internet

I am using ubuntu 12.10 as a vps. And I am trying to configure a vps server on it. I can connect to the vpn but just can't get internet access. Maybe because I don't know how to write a iptables. ...
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How to configure pptp vpn client on ubuntu server to route specific traffic?

I installed and ran successfully a pptp vpn client on a ubuntu server (aws ec2). I want to be able access certain websites through this vpn. However, still able to ssh and connect to server. $ route ...
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Can't connect to certain hosts on port 80

I'm totally stumped by this so any suggestions would be great! My dev machine running OSX Mavericks, which works fine otherwise, can't connect to major sites like google, youtube and some CDNs (like ...
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systemd-networkd does not enslave interfaces on bond

I have installed systemd-210 on a server and i want to create a bond for 4 interfaces. Therefore i created a 'catch-all' .network file: /etc/systemd/networkd/10.all-interfaces-to-bond0: [Match] Name=...
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Automatic ssh tunnel

I am looking for an easy way to automate my ssh tunnels. Basically I want a local daemon listening a series of local ports. If one program sends traffic to that port, the daemon should start a SSH ...
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Get Physical NIC's Mac Addresses on Linux

I am trying to get the mac addresses of a Linux machine. I only want the physical NIC's though, not the virtual ones. I have been doing some searching and maybe I am not punching in the right terms ...
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Using virtual box and trying to run the server on my local host

I am trying to run the virtual box (Linux) off my Windows host, and currently trying to access the URL "local.corn.org". I edited the hosts file, adding 10.0.2.2 local.corn.org and also tried ...
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Determine Default Gateway with Wired IPv6 address on Mac OSX

I am trying to create a dual network connection via Wireless and ethernet. The wifi connection runs my internet and the ethernet connection is connected to router which is connected to a NAS. I've had ...
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How to use google search via SSH tunnel?

I live behind the Great Firewall of China (not very proud of it) and I'm slightly technical. So I use SSH tunnel to route all connection to my VPS. (i.e. ssh -D port and then set localhost:port as a ...
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VOIP over double VPN isolation system = bad call quality, solutions?

First of all, I'm not sure that this is the correct Stack Exchange site to ask this question on. I originally asked this on Information Security but was told that because this question involves a lot ...
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How to list hosts on the current network without knowing the subnet in advance?

The following 2 questions have been useful for finding hosts on a target network: - http://superuser.com/q/311019/45927 - http://security.stackexchange.com/q/36198/35859 However, answers in both ...
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Networking for a business purpose with three different internet connection

I have three broadband connection on three different floors. All are connected to a wireless D Link ADSL router. I want to connect them to a network and form a single network. How can I do this?
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Internet connection inconsistent

Recently, I have been having problems with my Internet connection. I am connected to the Internet, the connection is strong, but when I try to type in websites in the address bar other than Google and ...
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Can't connect to server when router is unplugged

So I have a network here where all computers are connected to a switch, including a local server. The router is connected to the switch which supplies the internet. It is also the DHCP server. Does it ...
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setting up wifi for static ip on ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup dhcp and static IP I have 2 lan card, Ubuntu 12.04 and it is a laptop the wireless interface I want to give a static IP and lan to have a dynamic ip how should I go about making ...
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Access MacZFS via network from XBMC

I have a ZFS RAID (zpool with three drives) hooked up to my Mac that I want to share in my LAN so that the XBMC client on my OUYA console hooked up to the television can read the drive and use it to ...
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Changing netgear router telnet root password

I have a Netgear JNR1010 router but I am not able to change the router's root password. Router Firmware Version is 1.0.0.18 I tried multiple commands in the Busybox console that came up, BusyBox v1....
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Unable to clear out network credentials?

I live in a university dorm, so to connect the internet I am using the LAN port provided in the room. The first time you connect your laptop it asks you for credentials. After that it never asks you ...
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How to access individual computers on home network from the internet but not using port forwarding

I have a domain 'mydomain.com'. I have several web/mail/ftp servers in the cloud on different IPs from different cloud providers: ftp.mydomain.com mail.mydomain.com www.mydomain.com I also have a ...