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

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What does this hex value mean in source column within NETMON?

I am using NETMON to try and figure out why my local network is running so slow. I think it may be related to a system logged into it, but in order to not draw attention to my task i have been ...
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What broadband protocols are used to connect to an ISP (OSI Session Layer) [on hold]

I am looking for information for a whitepaper I'm working on: What protocol(s) does a typical cable router use to maintain an always-on connection to the ISP? Please explain how it works, ...
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How to know if i can access my intranet computer from outside the network?

Trying to debug some remote processes, and i'm inside an intranet. I use a debugger that has a server which listens for connections, and in the debugged code, i make a call via the debugger API, to ...
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Capture IIS 8 stats

Is there any good application to look at the stats for IIS8? Like bandwidth usage, hits/day, downloads/day etc.? I used to use HFS which had these features within the file server program but HFS ...
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windows ethernet adapter not recognizing lan cable

Not sure if this is the right place - please refer me to another group if not. I have an issue getting my Asus laptop (Windows 7) LAN card to work. My setup is: dsl modem --> asus wireless router --> ...
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2 Acces Points on the same Home Network, problems with Wi-Fi Roaming

The achievement I want to reach is to have wifi all around the house without having to change manually between the 2 Access Points (and I did this), but still I want all the computers connect to both ...
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How do I get Windows to realise a connection is down and use a different connection?

I'm having some real troubles with my ISP, they've got an issue in the area and it's taking them weeks to diagnose and fix it. My internet connection is down for 1 to 3 hours per day and I work from ...
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How hop count in a local area network works?

I have a network laid out similar to this: Router A (LAN Port) -> Switch -> Router B (WAN Port) A PC is connected to the LAN side of each router. PC 1 is on Router A, PC 2 is on Router B. IP ...
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Unable to use internet due to suspected DNS malware

I downloaded a midi file on my Windows 8.1 laptop last night. Since then, whenever I open chrome, I get a standard 'Web Page Not Available" error for ALL the sites I try to visit. Firefox and ...
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How should I configure Xen to allow multiple different IP ranges in the domUs?

I'm trying to get Xen running in a setup where the domUs have a completely different IP than the dom0 (not in the same network range). This answer got everything working within the same /24 range, but ...
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Why doesn't my DNS change propagate within the TTL?

Why isn't my DNS propagating correctly? It has a TTL of 3600 seconds, 1 hour, yet it is still resolving to an old IP. It's been at least 10 hours! http://www.onlinedig.com/go-dig/ C:\>nslookup ...
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PPTP server not functioning (or set up) correctly

I've set up a PPTP server on Ubuntu Sever 14.04. I need to allow a foreign client to access the LAN, but NOT attempt to use my internet connection. When connecting to the VPN the client loses internet ...
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Why did the IETF specifically choose 192.168/16 to be a private IP address class? [on hold]

Why did the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) choose 192.168/16 to be a private IP address classand not something else? Why specifically 192.168/16 and 10/8 and 172.16/12 and not 145.243/16 for ...
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Precisions on ODBC ports use

When creating a new ODBC source on windows 7, you have to provide the host and the port on which you want to connect : Since it is is managed by windows, I assume all ODBC driver work the same way ...
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Sick of always typing in IP addresses for machines on my network

In my home network I have a raspberry pi with some services, I would like to access them inside and outside of the network without having to reconfigure the ip addresses in my apps on devices eg: ...
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Why do I get error “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect” using netsh set route?

On a windows7 machine I was trying to set the standard gateway following this example: netsh.exe interface ipv4 set route 0.0.0.0/32 "Internet" 172.16.5.1 which returned the following error: The ...
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Slow Internet speed when HomePlug combined with router

I'm using HomePlug AV2 600 devices to connect upstairs with downstairs (router is downstairs). A check with iperf shows bandwidth of ~100Mbps, and data transferred on the local network from downstairs ...
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Is it possible to connect to a device using its hostname?

I am creating a small device running Linux with a web server on it. I want it to be plug and play, connect to a network and access to it using an abstract name. Is it possible to access to a device ...
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TCP traffic normalization

BitSquatting is not new but it’s relatively new. This type of attack relies on a random bit that switches from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0 inside a RAM. Because of this even though you try to access domain ...
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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...
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Smart dns resolving and routing

I am running mac os x. The os has two network interfaces. LAN (restricted to be used only for intranet) and WIFI. As LAN is restricted, it blocks traffic like skype. The issue is, if I make WIFI as ...
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What is the purpose of usb0 ethernet device on Centos 6.5 machine?

My Centos 6.5 machine installed with 2 ethernet device (eth0 and eth1). But when I listed all ethernet device with ifconfig -a as root, in resulted list have another ethernet device usb0, as follow: ...
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Can another VPN client be used to connect to a network, OpenVPN is installed on?

I'm trying to connect a computer by VPN. OpenVPN fails to install, it's corrupt. Is there an alternative VPN client that would work on Windows 7 that I can install? I'm a little confused as I thought ...
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/etc/init.d/networking start errors with “network stop:waiting”

System: I'm on a BT5r3 image atop of VMware Fusion 5 on OSX 10.7.4 I spin up the VM, login, run startx, then hop in a terminal to run service networking start. I have just one interface configured in ...
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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SSH working, but SCP+git not working at all when network link is overloaded

SCP (and other programs that use SSH, like git) establishes a connection, but just sits there without doing anything. Using an SSH shell works fine. This only happens when the Ethernet network link ...
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DNS server (BIND) stops forwarding. Restart helps. Why?

I'm encountering very strange issue with my DNS server, which is set up to forward requests for a specific domain to another DNS server. After restarting named I'm able to resolve hostnames, but after ...
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Wireless card overheating?

Ok, so I've had my laptop for several years (I wanna say 4, but possibly more), it's a Toshiba Satellite. I'm running Linux mint 15, and am having a strange new issue, after several hours of running ...
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Is it possible to build a multi-kilometre LAN network?

A LAN (local area network) is often thought of as a small network, usually not exceeding a few kilometers. However, assuming we have an unlimited supply of quality wires and chips, is it possible to ...
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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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Cannot ssh directly to a machine, but can ssh through another machine

I cannot ssh to machine A, it says No route to host. I can ssh to machine B and once logged in there I can ssh to machine A. How is this possible? (My machine and machine A run Ubuntu, machine B ...
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Can't connect to network on Windows 7 (Wireless or Wired)

I'm helping a friend that can't connect to the internet through a hard wired connection or through wireless. It's a laptop, that usually connected fine through both. The error is that the WiFi bars ...
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How to use connectify to share files between 2 laptops, one running Windows 7?

I have 2 laptops one running XP and another Windows 7. Both have WiFi-card installed. I want to be able to share files between these 2 machines and then in next step also be able to share internet ...
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CentOS 7.x iptables

I have manually edited the /etc/sysconfig/iptables file in my CentOs 7.x installation , I have two entries and two processes running at the respective ports. I am able to telnet/access port 2181 but ...
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Shortcut for “Network and Sharing Center”

Is there a control panel link to open the Network and Sharing Center in Windows 7 ?. Edit: I am aware that the command: control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkAndSharingCenter does what I want, but I was ...
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Access local owncloud on ipad

ive just installed owncloud and made a "local" on my linux machine. i am trying to connect my ipad which is on the same network to it but i do not know what the server adress is? i cannot seem to ...
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Can't Bridge Windows 8 Ethernet and Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to bridge my Windows 8 laptop's wired and wireless adapters so I can get internet on an older computer (not that old it's running Windows 7 Ultimate). I did this before a while back but now ...
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Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection not detecting

I dual booted Windows with Ubuntu a few weeks back. My Internet connection seems to be automatically detected on Windows, but not on Ubuntu. Here is the output from ifconfig: eth0 Link ...
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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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Windows XP: how to change computer name without reboot?

Under Windows XP, is it possible to change the computer name without rebooting? If so, how?
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How to use Two NIC Parallaly in Linux Centos 6

I have System with two NIC. I have to Applications & I want to use both NIC at same time(Parallel). Problem is that both Lan card not active at same time. If I disaled eth0 than eth1 is works. ...
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Fully open source network simulators?

I would like to teach networking using a network simulator. I learned of GNS3 but that requires commercial ios binaries. Is there a fully open source simulator with a graphical interface that allows ...
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Unable to browse to certain sites

I have a few guests on a XenServer host, and some sites ( both SSL and non SSL ) cannot be accessed by the XenHost and the Guests. Other machines on the same network can access these sites just fine, ...
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Some pages in Chrome always redirect to ransom page at http://system-check-fyeltkhn.in

This is so weird and random that I have a problem explaining it fully. Since yesterday, those behaviors started: Some pages in Chrome are be always redirected to: ...
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hosting a website on LAN on kali linux box

I need to host a webpage on my machine (running Kali Linux with the IP address of 192.168.0.13) that will be accessible to other devices on the LAN. So when a PC on my LAN types 192.168.0.13:8080 in ...
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League of Legends Open VPN server setup

Just setup my OpenVPN server for the first time to be used while I'm in university halls to play games on their network, I have had no issues with most games so far however League of Legends does not ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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Speed up Word failure when missing network .dot template

We have a partner which is sending us documents with references to a template on their own LAN, and thus cannot be loaded when we receive them. When we receive them, it can take over a minute for the ...