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

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Resumable Downloads corruption due to ISP redirection

I have a Bsnl bradband connection in India. Whenever I turn on router and open any link the first time, it gets redirected to mail.bsnl.in page. That could be a way of promoting their email service. ...
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Unreachable nodes in a mixed lan wlan network

I have a home Network starting with my Internet router which contains 300 MBit/s WLAN and a 4 port Gigabit Switch (FB7390). Attached to that Switch there is anoter 5 port Gigabit Switch. It was ...
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Cannot make mobile broadband Vodafone USB connection Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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Find MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable

Before anyone points it out, this is a different question to Check MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable. I'm interested in an automated way (rather than Wireshark, etc) of ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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OpenWRT: basic network configuration

Just installed OpenWRT 12.09 in my router, but became a little confused about interfaces/bridges/vlans. After my first boot, I logged in and set my root password, so I used Luci to activate my ...
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What is the average size of a packet sent via TCP/Ethernet?

A message isn't sent in it's entirety - it's broken up into little packets of data, each one going to a specific destination. But how little are those packets? I can't find the answer on Google.
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Windows 7 with two network cards doesn't route traffic

I have simple task to do: I have wni7 with two nics.I want to connect another comp(osx) to win7 through second nic to connect it to internet. I already changed the registry. Win7 interface with ...
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No FQDN access to local server from local network, only from outside

Ubuntu 14.04 set up with several services (media server, cloud backup server, etc) on FQDN updated with no-ip. The server is set up behind a ZyXEL router and is not a gateway or DHCP server, just a ...
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Interface not showing up in airmon-ng

I'm running a virtual Kali machine on VirtualBox and want to connect my USB WiFi adapter to said VM. Here are some details: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Guest OS: Kali Linux 1.1.0a (amd64) USB Adapter: ...
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Is the external IP of my wireless Router my WAN IP / Public IP address ? if not then what is it?

This is my home network setup: Internet ---> External IP (cable modem) Internal IP ---> External IP (wireless router) 192.168.20.1 ---> (laptop) 192.168.20.102 Am I correct to assume that ...
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Login to account from any computer

At my school, we have a large network of computers. Each department has its own switch with all the computers connected to it, and each switch is connected to the main router or server. I can login to ...
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No network connection through either wired or wireless adapter

I had my desktop windows 7 computer turned off for several days. After powering back up, it wants to apply "critical" windows updates, so I allowed update and the reboot. Network connections did not ...
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Workgroup connection issue (windows xp and 7)

I have created an account to share files on a Windows 7 computer (C:\Users\share), and have mounted this directory as drive N:\ on other Windows XP computers (3), and the 7 computer (for convenience). ...
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Connectify: error during driver install

I had Connectify version 3.7*, than I uninstalled it. Now when I try to install any version of Connectify I get following error: After I reboot it shows me this message again or nothing. So ...
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SSH error ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to access ssh to a server but got "ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer". The same client works well when I move the computer to home but show the error when the ...
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Windows 8 doesn't automatically join Wi-Fi network if Ethernet connection is active; router prevents Ethernet devices from seeing some Wi-Fi devices

In Windows 7, my laptop would automatically join both an Ethernet network and the Wi-Fi network in my house (both going through the same router). In Windows 8, if the Ethernet connection is present, ...
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Winsock “Permission Denied”

I am running into issues with Winsock on Windows 7. It throws the error "Permisison denied" (10013) and I am unable to fix whatever needs to be reset. At first I thought there were issues because my ...
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If erased of its credentials how would sd card function?

How would go about putting credentials back on sd card package? I have no idea if it reversed still or not but I've done nothing as I don't know how tow to fix the problem for my 32G sd card.
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HomePlugAV sees other HomePlugs but not the network

I have a LAN which I have extended via HomePlugs. Cable Modem -> Ethernet -> HomePlug 1 -> Electrical Wiring -> HomePlug 2 When HomePlug 2 is connected inside my house, everything works ...
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Force windows to select a preferred network as soon as it becomes available

I have vehicles with mobile broadband cards in them which provide a wifi connection for laptops in the vehicles. Once the vehicles return to our building, I need them to connect to the building wifi ...
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After a power outage, 3 of my 4 computers can't connect to the internet over LAN

Our power went out last night, as of this morning, 3 of my 4 pc's wont connect to the internet over the LAN. They see each other, but show limited connectivity. The 4th works fine, and devices that ...
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Fiber Optic Home network?

My ISP is offering fiber optic connections in my country, so I decided to get one. it has 100 Mbps down and 50 Mbps up. also I have several computers and a file server in my home. So I want to cover ...
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Disabled network via software

I work mainly offline, and I find it tiresome having to go to: "Open network and sharing center" "Change adapter settings" "Selecting the network icon" *"enable or disable the connection" and then ...
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Ethernet link going up/down repeatedly. DHCP

I have a very strange issue. This one is similar to this one. My router is TL-WR841N. The very strange thing is that if I insert Ethernet cable directly into my pc, then I can use internet without ...
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Sharing a database over the local network

We have some plate nesting software at work which I use daily. Recently, I thought I'd try to get the shared database up and working so the boys in the workshop could use the software on another PC ...
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One Mac computer with multiple network connections?

I have a Mac (OS X 10.5) that I would like to connect to a dedicated/isolated Internet connection (one that is not connected to the LAN), and a LAN. The LAN is set up with its own, separate, Internet ...
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media disconnected with DNS_PROBE

I am getting a DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET in windows 7. In Ubuntu 14.04, it just says I have no internet. I tried to use the ipconfig commands found on google,but most of them wouldn't work ...
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Can't access or ping some websites, majority are non-https

As title say, I currently using Windows 10, several days ago i had no problem with browsing these websites but recently suddenly all of em are blocked, i still can access certain website like ...
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Only direct connection works, but not via router

My local housing Internet provider just changed its policy and they seem to be blocking routers from working1. My setup (which has been working for a year): [ISP router (in the residence, out of my ...
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Different DNS Server on Different Wifi Networks

Is there a way for me to use Google DNS Server on my home network, but have automatic DNS server selection on my school's wifi? They have an in browser authentication which doesn't work with static ...
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Configuring LXC containers to use a host bridge under CentOS 7

We're currently using the CentOS libvirt-LXC tool set for creating and managing containers under CentOS 7.1. This tool set is being deprecated though so we plan to change our containers to run under ...
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Rsyncing directories through ssh tunnel

I have 3 computers/servers, let's call them as computer A, computer B and computer C. Computer A has access via ssh to computer B. Only computer B has access via ssh to computer C. Computer A ...
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How to force ping to actually send packets out of the NIC?

I'm working on an FPGA based packet capture and timestamping device. In order to test it, I want to try pinging through it. My computer has two dual-port 10G NICs installed and I have 3 ports ...
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How can you access a remote disk/volume from the terminal in OSX?

In Dos, you can access a network path easily by doing \\<server\path very similar to c:\path. Is there a similar way to do this in OSX Mavericks and above?
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vmware fusion cannot connect to network

If I don't believe wrongly. I think VMware fusion use Cisco Any connect to connect to internet right? However, now the Cisco in my windows virtual machine reports: VPN service not available The VPN ...
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Can't add static lease from inside DHCP range in pfSense

When trying to add my computer to static lease, I get the following error I don't understand the reason for this. If I would want to assign IP from outside DHCP range, I would assign it statically ...
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What are the pros and cons of using an alternative DNS instead of the ISP DNS server?

I searched the web for answers, but I haven't found anything conclusive. What are the advantages/disadvantages of using an alternative DNS (for example, OpenDNS or Google DNS) as opposed to the ...
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Does Apple block your IP from accessing the App Store? [on hold]

Ok, here is one for the paranoid ;) Today, I had an appointment at the Apple Store to get an iPhone serviced. In preparation I backed-up and wiped the device to reset it to default factory settings. ...
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dnsmasq not working to point .local addresses to 127.0.0.1

I'd like to get .local addresses (such as test.local) to point to 127.0.0.1 but it isn't working. I'm on latest Ubuntu. In /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf I commented out dns=dnsmasq then did ...
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VLAN trouble - Nortel Baystack 5520

Hopefully someone can chime in, as it's one of the last pieces of the puzzle before I do the flip. I currently have 2 VLANs setup on my pfSense router & Netgear GS724v3 switch. All fine and dandy ...
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Broadcast address for address 144.16.95.255?

I have doubt ! Problem is A subnetted Class B network has the following broadcase address : 144.16.95.255. Its subnet mask (a) is necessarily 255.255.224.0 (b) is necessarily 255.255.240.0 ...
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Is ICMP port unreachable error generated by both TCP and UDP?

I have doubt ! Problem is A program on machine X attempts to open a UDP connection to port 5376 on a machine Y, and a TCP connection to port 8632 on machine Z. However, there are no ...
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Unable to open a specific site in browser on windows 7

I am trying to open 'https://chrome.google.com' on any browser on my windows 7 machine but for the life of me cannot seem to reach it (its giving a connection timeout error). I've tried all browsers ...
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Setting up PFsense for test network

I want to test pfsense. I have a network with a established sonicwall router right now. I want to test pfsense within that network. The issue I have is with setup. I can't get pass the part where its ...
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Windows cannot access \\[other computer] error code 0x80004005

I have two windows machine on a home wired network, one running windows 7 (I will call it w7 from now on) and one running windows 8.1 (I will call it w8 from now on). Both machines could access each ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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having issues creating laptop wifi hotspot

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop (hp probook 640 g1) I started the hosted network and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network ...
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How to prevent wireless adapter to get automatically disabled when I plug in the LAN cable

I have a new Lenovo W541. At work I have both a cable connection with Proxy and a wifi connection. In my previous laptop I was able to switch from a connection to the other just by disabling and ...
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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...