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

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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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Connect to external VPN from an Ubuntu Guest machine on VirtualBox

I have the folding VirtualBox setup: My host machine running a Kubuntu 14.04. My guest machine is running Kubuntu 14.04 as well. My host machine is connected to office A’s LAN and has access to ...
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Is it possible to use WiFi routers provided location in PC?

I am using broadband connection and my ISP’s location is about 15KM away from my home. Whenever I use some any map app to detect my current location it I think—not sure—it detects the location of my ...
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Windows netstat reports an “amnesia:2554” connection: what the hell is “vcnet-link-v10”?

Running netstat in Windows reports this line: TCP 192.168.1.161:59065 amnesia:2554 TIME_WAIT 192.168.1.161 it's me, but we have no “amnesia” host on the network. Looking for info ...
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DNS lookup fails after resume from sleep

My Windows 7 Ultimate x64 PC has a strange networking issue. When I resume from sleep, no web pages will load (other programs such as Hamachi VPN are also unable to locate their servers). If I use ...
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How can I use my laptop like an external hdd with use of any cable

I want to use my laptop like an external hard drive. How can I completely access my laptop's storage on another computer with the help of any cable? Can we mount a particular partition of the laptop ...
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My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
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IPV6 at home: my ISP delegates me a static IPV6 /56 subnet, how can I set up an IP scheme & DHCP6 for my network?

My network looks like this: (Cable Modem/Router) <-> (PfSense Router) <-> (Internal Hosts) The IP (changed for security) of my cable modem is: IPv6 Address ...
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How to configure an Advantek Networks Router WR541R as a repeater?

I have an Advantek Networks Router WR541R, and I wish to configure it like a repeater. However, the check-box "Enable WDS" seems to be disabled. I tried activating the check-box that says "Enable ...
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ssh connection between two local computer

I'm trying to establish an ssh connection between my personal computers, connected with LAN and Wi-fi to different networks. Let's call them computer A, with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, connected with LAN, ...
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Special connection issues only on one computer

sorry for the sketchy title but I don't know how to describe my problem. Since 1 month I have connection problem ONLY on one computer: -longer loading pages (sometimes impossible to load page I need ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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how to use isc-dhcp-server in place of router dhcp

i have a virtual Debian installed on my VMware running on win 7 64 bit , i am using a bridged connection for my virtual machine , i installed isc-dhcp-server and changed the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.config ...
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Power Line Adapter extended range

I recently moved into a new house, and brought with me a pair of old Netgear Powerline 200Mbps adapters. I use this to connect my two PCs (a small HTPC and desktop), a PS3, and A/V Receiver to the ...
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Add External Internet Route to Existing (VPN based) Network

The situation is as follows. A remote site is connected via VPN router to the "mothership." They now have their own high speed internet connection that they need to use for external internet tasks ...
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Mac network and Internet access issues

I work in a school that has a department server running a Windows platform. We have some oldish Macs running IOS 10.5 that won't take a departmental image and so have been kept to use as extra stand ...
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How do I set up a bridge on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

I found a guide for setting up a bridge in Fedora and was trying this: $ nmcli connection delete p33p1 $ nmcli connection add con-name br0 type bridge ifname br0 autoconnect yes $ nmcli connection ...
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Cannot connect to a Macintosh computer on the same network via hostname. Works with IP address

I’m trying to connect two Machintosh computers using SSH via their hostname. Both computers are running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. And both computers connected via a Telus branded Actiontec T1200H ...
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Can't use local default gateway with Cisco Anyconnect VPN connection

I'm using Cisco Anyconnect as my VPN client on Windows 7. When I connect to VPN, all my traffic is routed through the remote gateway, but I'd like the traffic to route through the local gateway. I've ...
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Website redirects me to U.K. version even though I have an American IP

I recently visited a site which has U.K. and U.S. versions depending on the user’s location. Somehow, I triggered it to read me as British/U.K. I’ve tried it on other browsers, but the redirection ...
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How do I communicate with hundred of devices over internet? [on hold]

I'm starting a personal project where I will deploy some Internet connected devices (maybe hundred of them). I need to be able to get data and communicate with this devices through my computer or my ...
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How to make a direct network connection between a Win 7 and Win 8 PCs?

Have two PCs. One has Win 7, the newer is equipped with Win 8.1. The Win 7 unit has data that I need to transfer to the Win 8 unit. To accomplish this both units must be operating and I need to load ...
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Why would we need to restart network interface periodically?

Occasionally, one or more machines in our 20-node server room here at U. Washington will start lagging, to the point that SSH connections into it takes minutes or just stall. Some high-level effects ...
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XP pings router but can't ping the Internet

All machines on the network are able to access the internet but one. It is running Windows XP SP 3 and is wired into the router. I have looked at No Internet with LAN Connection and XP can connect to ...
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Make private computer's IP accessible by server

To say it in other words: My computer has an IP address 1.1.1.1 and the server has an IP address 2.2.2.2. My computer can access the server's IP 2.2.2.2 and work with services running on its ports ...
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How to setup Internet access on existing in house network?

I currently the following set-up. 5 computers are hardwired thru an ethernet switch to share a "company specific software program", one of these computers connects to an additional computer by a ...
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Windows 8 Hidden Downloading? Slow Internet?

After upgrading to Windows 8, im facing a very slow download speed. My router and the NIC is working fine because on the same PC I also have Linux. In Linux, everything works fine. When checking ...
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How to use ip rule and ip route commands for IPv6 addresses?

For IPv4 we use: ip rule add from (ipv4 address) table 60 ip route -net (ipv4 address) mask (ipv4 mask) (interface number) How do I use the ip rule and ip route commands for IPv6 addresses?
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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Network Copy Paste

Is there a easy way to share your clipboard over network. Basically I work on multiple machines simultaneously and constantly need to copy and paste between machines, is there a tool that can help me ...
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How to setup a private captive network using Wi-Fi at a tradeshow for in-booth app demos?

We all know trades shows could charge 1,000’s of dollars for basic Internet connectivity. As an app developer what option do we have if you want to show your latest world killing app? We were ...
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no internet on LAN, pfsense

i have installed pfSense 2.2 in virtualbox on my windows7 laptop. WAN(em0) interface is assigned to wireless adapter of the laptop and LAN(em1) interface is assigned to lan adapter of the laptop. ...
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Multiple Gateway, for VPN and Internet

I'm pretty new as a system administrator and I've got a problem to deal with in my company. We recently got a VPN and it is working great, I already tested it and all is good. Now in my main site, ...
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Ethernet issues in Linux mint.

After a hardrive crash I installed mint 17 LTS with many attending woes related to lack of drivers (two of my 8 usb ports can actually recognize devices plugged into them). I'm currently attempting to ...
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Opening port 80 in router and Tor network doesn't work

I closed port 80 in my router . now when I type "192.168.1.1" to browser, I can't access the page of router settings to change settings and open port 80. Also 443 , 8088 ports open and 8080 has been ...
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How to set up a wireless server, allowing access to files on computer, without offering Internet?

I would like to pull into a truck stop and offer a folder of free documentaries, broadcasting from my bus. I have a bunch of videos in a web folder and can access it locally and would like others to ...
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Delayed startup of network (Wi-Fi) icon

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about 5 minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there’s an available Wi-Fi signal – ...
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iptables syntax to forward remote desktop requests to a virtual machine on CentOS host

I can rdesktop into a VM running Windows XP hosted on my CentOS 5.4 machine from the hosting machine and work just fine using the private address (192.168.122.65), but I now need to allow remote ...
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Using two network connection types on Windows 7

My home network has a single router/fibre adaptor that provides internet to the house. Several devices are hardwired (3) to it and many more (3-10) connect via WiFi. My PC upstairs uses a powerline ...
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100mBit switch traffic greatly degraded - dropped packets over gigabit network

We currently run a network in our office using mostly Gigabit switches: a main 16 port unit at our server room and a second 16 port in a network closet on the main floor. We have a 100mbit switch by ...
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Bridged VLAN and VAC can't connect to the internet on DD-WRT

I just recieved my new Netgear Nighthawk AC router, and I installed the latest DD-WRT from myopenrouter.com (build 23720). I am trying to create a VLAN bridged with a Virtual Access Point (VAC) so ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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Attemp to access WAMP server from other devices on network gives 403 forbidden

I set up a WAMP server on my main PC. I have files in the www directory, and can see the results via localhost. The problem is, I am not able to access the server via the server IP from even the ...
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Unable to route to website in home network

I have a home network running my own webserver. Everything worked fine until I updated my ISP to fiber optic. With this new connection came a new modem. The new router is a ActionTec V1000. I found ...
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How to enable/disable different ethernet cards for different Windows users?

I need help setting up different ethernet cards for different Windows users. Situation: LAN: a wired network and an extra wireless interface/subnet (for public access) a computer running Windows 7 ...
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Why can't my virtual machine reach the host?

After creating the appropriate rule in Windows firewall, I can ping my host machine from the VM: demo@ubuntu:~/aenea/server/linux_x11$ ping 192.168.85.1 PING 192.168.85.1 (192.168.85.1) 56(84) bytes ...
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Windows 7 user cannot connect to mapped drives over VPN

I have a user that when connected to domain using the windows 7 VPN client, cannot access any of her mapped network drives. I know it is not a DNS issue because I can ping the servers the drives are ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 VM on Windows 8 Hyper-V - No Network Connectivity

I have been attempting to connect my Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine to the internet. I have been searching and found some information but have not been successful so far. I have also tried Linux Mint ...
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Share WiFi Over WiFi

I have 2 WiFi adapters on my laptop (internal + external -Alfa -) how can I share the alfa wifi ? I mean I don't have Ethernet connection so I want to share the connection that I have on the alfa over ...