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What is the real difference between LAN and WAN?

What I understand is: A LAN is connecting two or more computers to form a cable network between them. A WAN is connecting two or more computers over a broad area to form a cable network between ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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Connecting a Hyper-V VM (Linux based) to the internet via wifi - No wifi appears to connect to in Linux

This is what I do: Open Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager Create an External Virtual Switch Rename it "External Switch" Select my WIRELESS adapter Allow management operating system to share this ...
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Internet is unbearably & abnormally slow on one PC after recovery using sony recovery partition

I recently restored a laptop, a custom SONY VPCF1390X, using the built-in recovery partition. Everything went about as well as I expected, but I noticed that download speeds were much lower than what ...
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Anyone able to assist with my WiFi connection dropping out?

I believe this is quite unique ;-) - first my specs: Acer Travelmate P253e Laptop 8gb Ram 1tb HDD Intel Celeron 1000 processor @ 1.7ghz Windows 8.1 Broadcom Wireless Adapter OK, the issue. My WiFi ...
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Why eth0 is renamed to enx78e7d1ea46da after upgrade?

I think this is related to Predictable Network Interface Names. The device is a Raspberry Pi B model running kali (kali-next) 1. Names incorporating Firmware/BIOS provided index numbers for on-board ...
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Cant Ping to my computer

There are three computers like Computer A, Computer B and Computer C all are in same network: Computer A can't ping Computer B and Computer C. Computer B and Computer C can't ping Computer A. ...
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estabilishing a connection using scapy

When I do ip=IP(src=<src ip>,dst=<dst ip>) SYN=TCP(sport=4444,dport=4444,flags="S",seq=12345) send(ip/SYN) I see on Wireshark that src computer sends a SYN packet to dst, to which it ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Linux game server is unreasonably slow

I just set up an old MMO from 2002 or so (Astonia) on a 32-bit clean install of Ubuntu, as it was just brought to my attention that the game in open source and I figured, why not? When the server is ...
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how to make 2 virtualbox vms able to see each other via internal network but also be able to access the internet

I have 2 VMs (A and B) running locally (on host H) with VirtualBox and I would like to be able to: ping A from B via an internal IP ping B from A via an internal IP ping 8.8.8.8 from A ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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Prevent Windows From Creating New Network Names when Tethering with Android

How can I stop Windows 7 Home Premium from creating new network names each time I tether my Samsung Tablet to my Laptop using Androids USB Tethering Option? Yesterday, it was Network 10. Each time I ...
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PuTTY terminal session between two windows 7 machines over ethernet

I would like to open a PuTTY terminal session on one machine which is physically connected to another machine via an ethernet cross-over cable. Ideally characters entered in the PuTTY terminal window ...
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Is it possible to bridge Ethernet and WiFi on IP level for the same network?

I'd like to expose a virtual machine to a WiFi network. I'd like to have it in the same network. Would setting a route table and ip forwarding works or is it waste of time and I should set up two ...
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connect to another computer using a proxy sort of thing with python [on hold]

I want to write a python script to estabilish a connection between 2 computers. I want the computer running the script to start by sending a SYN packet and then wait for the respose and either stop ...
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How to fix “Reset the Local Area Connection errors”

I'm getting errors saying Reset the Local Area Connection - doesn't have a valid configuration or No Internet Access or Reset Network Adapter on Windows 7. Microsoft solves the problems, then in come ...
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WAMP Server with LAN DNS

I have set up a WAMPServer 2.5 on my secondary PC. I have changed my hosts file so that that I can access it through the domain "local.network" I'd like to have it so that anyone on my LAN can connect ...
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How to make a NAS server visible to the network, while it is connected to PC?

Right now I have following configuration: NAS (192.168.177.2) -> PC (192.168.177.1; 192.168.1.100) -> TL-WR1043ND (192.168.1.1) -> Internet The whole thing works in terms of NAS being able to ...
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One way bridge between interfaces

I'm currently trying to set up my server to be based on containers to limit RAM and CPU usage for all programs. My problem is, that I would like to have all applications in different containers listen ...
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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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How to connect to Router Admin Panel that is connected to other router?

So in easy way my two routers are in this configuration: and these are settings from R1, I thouh i would be able to connect to R2 by 192.168.0.3 but with not success I want to connect from PC1 ...
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route all traffic from one user through vpn

I am trying to setup my linux computer so that all network from one user goes through my openvpn client, while everything else from all other users goes straight out to the internet. I know that this ...
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failing with creating ftp server

so i'm tring to create an ftp server on one of the computers i had at home, but i'm keep on failing. so what i did: created an acount at NoIP, and got ddns. - working fine. set an sataic ip to the ...
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Is there a way to share the guest OS Internet connection with the host OS with in VMware?

I have an USB Wi-Fi board without drivers for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Sometimes I have to connect to the Internet using the external board and need to pass the Ubuntu Internet connection ...
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Win 10 network connection order not saving

I have both a Ethernet and USB WiFi dongle connection going into my desktop, and the Ethernet is a much better connection. I want my computer to only connect to WiFi when Ethernet is not ...
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How to detect what is responsible for high jitter?

I'm trying to stream between two computers connected via switch (Ethernet). However it looks like the high jitter is not allowing for smooth transfer (at least according to in-program test mode). How ...
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Does the traffic go through my company network when I browse when connected through SSL-VPN

I work for a company which is not in my country. The enterprise intranet is in a different country. We do not have many employees in my country - so everyone works from home. When we need intranet ...
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Where can I download openwrt-15.05-ar71xx-generic-tl-wr841nd-v7-squashfs-factory.bin The link on wiki.openwrt.org is broken

This link from this page appears to be broken. Does anyone know where I can download that file? I'm looking to install a custom firmware on my WR841N v6/v7 as I get very slow download speeds ...
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Cant get squid proxy to work

i need squid proxy on my centos server. But i just can't get it to work. I did yum install squid. Here is my squid.conf file (i removed all comments): acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 acl manager proto ...
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Failover on voyage os using eth0 and ppp0 interfaces

Hi I am having problem for failover handling on voyage os. I have a system with eth0 and ppp0 interfaces where eth0 is primary and ppp0 is a secondary path for traffic. root@voyage:~# route -n ...
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Home network setup - must everything be on the same subnet?

I'm having some trouble setting up my home network... It consists of the following components Home Network: PC and HP Microserver (both with gigabit connections) Netgear DGN2200 ADSL modem ...
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How to (cleanly) dismount sshfs when mounted on a NFS mount point?

My coworker has a desktop computer with /home shared on our file server. I have developed a Perl script for sshfs-mounting a certain directory on another SSH host which works fine on my laptop. On ...
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How to access to a wired device with a wireless one in a local network?

I use windows 10 and an old wireless router. A computer is connected with wire to the router and a smartphone is connected with wireless to the same router. I need to use the computer as a server and ...
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Network connection failed :unknown reason:

Im on RHEL, and found that my VPN stopped working. I discovered that I could use the command line utility, nmcli, to try to get more info about what was happening. However, Im finding that the ...
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NSlookup of static IP showing computer name from DHCP range

I am part of a network with 60 or so maximum devices. Just a class C subnet where x.x.x.1-100 are statically addressed hardware. 101-150 are also statically assigned addresses for thinclients and ...
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Curious case of slow data rate

I have a Netgear router (JNR1010) which supports data rate up to 150 Mbps. My laptop is connected with the router and so is my mobile (Redmi 2 Prime, 802.11n). Now, when I create a FTP Server from ...
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Port forwarding issues with TD-W9980

I bought a new modem/router (TP-Link TD-W9980) because I had trouble port forwarding my last modem. I have forwarded the ports on my router but the ports are still closed. I have set up a static IP ...
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Host connected to Cisco 3750 L3 switch and 3825 router cannot connect to the internet

My environment consists of a Cisco WS-3750-24T-S L3 switch, a Cisco 3825 integrated services router, and a host connected to the switch. The host is a virtual machine in ESXi that is tagged as VLAN ...
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If two devices are emitting a wifi signal in the same frequency at the same time and reach an antenna at the same time, how can the data not overlap?

I mean, I know each packet is sent with a MAC address, but what about streaming? What happen if while the router is receiving one packet, a packet from another device arrives? How can the router ...
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virtualbox port forwarding does not work

My Ubuntu is the guest OS running on a windows host. NAT is used and port forwarding has been added. All access to host on port 3000 should be forwarded to guest on the same port. But that port can ...
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Multiple IP Settings to Emulate Multiple Devices

Here is the Setup An Ethernet IPv4/UDP network based control system, with 20 different devices attached. A test facility for testing 2 of these devices. Simulator Software to simulate any of the ...
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Firewall open ports for vSphere

I need to open ports on a firewall, so that a client could access his VM console through vCenter server's Web Client. I had a look at this page about port description, but I am a little confused. I ...
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Cant access login page of Tp- link router (TD - W8910G)?

Whenever I enter 192.168.1.1 to access the login page of my router, I cant access it to configure it even after resetting it ! I also tried changing TCP/IP settings to static as mentioned in the ...
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Do I need multiple network drivers for my PXE Windows 7 64-bit WinPE?

We are working on a PXE Server which is Linux-based with a Debian distribution. Our server is running fine and we can PXE boot clients with Linux distributions. Now we are adding a Windows 7 ...
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systemd-networkd: how to create a virtual bridge?

I am trying to create a purely virtual bridge for testing some problematic network services. On an older Debian system I could accomplish this from /etc/network/interfaces using something similar ...
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How to create Wifi access point to share internet from wifi connection on the same adapter

I need to setup the following configuration: My nettop on Debian needs to connect to external wifi. And at the same time and using the same adapter - create an access point for my phone to be able to ...
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How to Bridge an XBox Through a VM?

I am trying to bridge my XBox One through a virtual machine running WANem / Knoppix, for the purpose of network testing an indie game. My operating system is Windows 8, and my setup is currently as ...
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Custom combining mobile data and wifi on windows 7

I have 2 internet sources 3G based Huawei E3533 Dongle (usb) with unlimited bandwidth and speed (Remote NDIS based Internet Sharing Device ) 4G Huawei router (Wi-Fi) with limited bandwith and ...
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Rdp through internet, one public ip, few computers [duplicate]

I need to connect to remote computers through the internet by rdp, but public ip is only one - router have it, so i can`t find computers. Question is - how can i solve this problem ?
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Lost Internet RDP over VPN

I cannot access the web while using remote desktop unless I go back to my local desktop. Suddenly this is a major issue. Details below. Please assist. Thanks! First, we connect to a remote server via ...