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

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Can't get second router to assign Xbox 360 an IP address. Functions fine otherwise

Due to the layout of my house, I'm forced to use multiple broadcasting devices to cover it with signal. I have an Ethernet cable ran from an open port from my main router (the one connected to the ...
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Windows 8.1 hp laptop won't connect to wifi.

I recently came abroad with my family and am staying at a family members house while I'm here. Their wifi (a BT home hub router) has a password (wpa2), which I know. However, every time I try and ...
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Problems Configuring Netgear Prosafe 7224v4 Switch

Our office has a Netgear Prosafe 7224v2 Switch which was installed a number of years ago. Currently the switch is not configured to act as a DHCP server thus we need to manually assign all our ...
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Test if a port on a remote system is reachable (without telnet)

In the old days, we used telnet to see if a port on a remote host was open: telnet hostname port would attempt to connect to any port on any host and give you access to the raw TCP stream. These ...
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Wiring a fax line with cat 5e rj45

Here we have a telephone expansion board wired from a 66 block. The green/white pair is a fax line you need to get to a rj45/cat 5e keystone wall jack. In between the two is a punch down block. What ...
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LAN connection - DOS to Windows 7

Hello community, This is my problem: I'm trying to connect a DOS-machine to a Windows 7 computer, using a LAN-crossover-cable - and it won't work. I want to access a shared directory on the ...
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no wifi on windows 10 media creation tool

I was tired of waiting for the windows 10 download so went ahead and downloaded the media creation tool from windows site but now i can't search wifi or change wifi settings because it is not there. I ...
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libpcap : Filter by ether_type and by speficied bytes

Thanks to pcap_filter, I want to filter by ether_type : Protocol 0x88b5 AND by specific bytes in the payload : "ASK", or 0x41434b It's ethernet-level => no network layer, directly the payload. => ...
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Bridged Network not working on Ubuntu Guest, Windows 8 Host using VMWare

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 (Ubuntu 15.04 Guest, Windows 8.1 Host) and bridged networking is operating fine on my home network; however, when I try using the same configuration on my work network ...
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Connect with multiple tv displays using wifi network

for reference as mentioned at given link. How can I connect multiple monitors to a single PC by LAN cables? How i can i connect with multiple monitors/projectors over wifi insted of lan cables. Do ...
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Slower network on Windows VM in Virtualbox

I am running a Windows XP guest on Windows 7 host for browser compatibility testing. However, this is introducing network performance artifacts. Speedtest.net from host shows 4ms ping, 36MB/sec ...
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Unable to access router admin when using anonymous VPN service

My existing home network setup is as follows; Virgin Media Superhub 2 in modem only mode ASUS RT-N13U working as a switch / wireless AP running DD-WRT firmware version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std ...
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Update on Windows 10 cannot connect when behind domain proxy

My computer sits on a network and I think it has Microsoft Server 2012 on there. Without joining the domain; when I first browsed the internet it asked for my domain credentials. I added them in and ...
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Getting 2 or more devices to be able to see each other and the internet behind a captive portal

I'm working from cafes and hotels meaning I have absolutely no access to internet with no captive portal in front of it. I'm writing mobile app. I need my computer and the phone to be on the same ...
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3 interface server - wap with bridge - how to route this?

I have the following setup (except the "server-addressed packets"-part): http://www.directupload.net/file/d/4062/jo9qswvv_png.htm Basically eth0, eth1 and a wap. eth1 and wap are bridged with br0. ...
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Why do we need MAC address?

I have read that if we are using NAT, router knows where to send the incoming packets in the local network based on TCP/UDP port information. If this information can be used to uniquely identify each ...
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How to share any folder without password in Windows 8/10 in a home network if a Microsoft account is involved?

My question is: How to set up file sharing correctly, in a home network, with Windows 8/10, so sharing any folder with "Everyone" (File Explorer->Right click on ...
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How local host is shared to Internet?

Recently I have found websites which generate a public URL for a given local host. I'm immensely interested in understanding how a local host can be shared to Internet. After searching a lot I got ...
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Printing a document from remote location

I have the Print Server and Supported Printer at my Home Office. I want to print my job to my home office's network printer. Is it possible to print my print jobs to my home office's print server ...
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Would having a 10/100 router connected to a gigabit switch for the LAN allow the LAN to be gigabit?

Ive got a home network that uses cat6 and a managed gigabit switch. The internet line in is c. 45mbps which goes into a 10/100 modem / router combi and then into the gigabit switch. With the network ...
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is there any way to access a site which is blocked from router?

I have 2 PC's named as PC A and PC B. PC A can access to all sites but PC B has limited access. The router restricts to certains sites like youtube in PC B as its mac address is blocked in router. ...
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disabling hyper-v in windows 10 causes complete network failure

I have disabled (uninstalled) Hyper-V so I can run VM-Ware and have completely lost the network. It shows the cable connected but there is no internet connection. Ive tried a different cable and have ...
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Connecting to two Networks with different DHCP servers

Ok, So at home I have two wired Networks (one with internet access and one that doesn't) I have Multiple Network adapters on my PC and I want to use one into one network and another to the other ...
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No Homegroup Computers, Network Troubleshooter Fails

I have a problem with my Windows 7 Homegroup, between two Windows 7 Home Premium machines. On one machine I get this: The other machine in the Homegroup is perfectly happy and is able to see and ...
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Can /etc/inittab errors prevent network startup?

I have a small php server running on Raspbian via /etc/inittab: push:235:respawn:/home/pi/volkszaehler.org/misc/tools/push-server.php Due to configuration issues my php script was removed and- in ...
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Allow trusted IP and Block others in Windows Server 2008 R2

For protection of a Web Server, I need to allow some trusted IP and block others. The solution I have tried: Create 2 inbound rules : Allow some IP and RDP IP Block All this resulted on ...
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Windows 10 RTM - VPN - Connection - Connect Button

I installed Win 10 Rtm Pro and added a windows vpn connection. When I press the network icon in lower right edge, I see all my connections including my VPN connection. However, when I click on it, the ...
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PF firewall: How to disable all filtering on loopback interface EXCEPT specific port forwarding rules?

PF question on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4: I know that set skip on lo0 disables all filtering (nat and redirects) on lo0, but what if I need to save the httpd port forwarding rules on this interface while ...
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Can't mount Windows CIFS share on Ubuntu Server

I'm wanting to mount a network share running on my Windows Server 2012R2 server to a virtual Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation but am having zero luck. To elaborate on the setup, the Windows server ...
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How to configure a local network for 'no internet'

I have recently built a small server that acts as a wireless access point. Unfortunately, the server has no way of accessing the internet due to technical constraints. When I use a smartphone (both ...
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Need a solution for my internet connections

first time posting and I'd like to ask for help on setting a stable internet arrangement. My house is quite big and has thick brick walls, so in order to spread wi-fi signal throughout the place I ...
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How to forward UDP stream from private network to another

I have a network video stream available on a certain private network. I access it through VLC with udp://@IP:PORT I want to be able to forward this video stream to a public website - like a YouTube ...
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Protecting my PC in unknown WLAN/LAN networks

I once read in another thread on superuser that PCs in a network could try to acess services running on other PCs in the same network Is it considered to be safe enough to enable ufw and deny all ...
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No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10

A few hours ago I upgraded my Dell Optiplex 3020 from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 via the updater. Since then I have no network connection. I did the same update on a similar machine and the Internet ...
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TP-LINK TD-W8961ND can't access to admin page

I have a TP-LINK TD-W8961ND ADSL router/modem. I connect through PPPoE LLC Encapsulation. I set it up for the first time, and everything worked well for about a month (during which I updated the ...
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2 vpn Combined..Questions

Hello so i have some theoritical questions about combining 2 vpns using a virtual machine.I whould test it my self but don't have the budget right now so my questions are: 1)If i use one vpn provider ...
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No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10. Cannot rollback to 8.1

I have a similar problem to this user: No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10 I have a surface Pro 3 and after upgrading I have no internet. Recovery says there are no points to rollback ...
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Home Network - NAS, VPN, 2 Wifi networks

I have a scenario where I want to have a home network setup with the following things: Normal Wifi network Another Wifi network that runs over a VPN (possibly multiple), so my TV and pick up netflix ...
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Error mounting NFS unit between synology server and Raspberry Pi client

I'm trying to mount an NFS (v4, or v3.. but get the same error...) from a Synology Server to a Raspberry Pi client. But I get this error: mount -t nfs4 IP_address_of_server:/volume1/nfsnvf ...
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Make windows 10 share user folder

I was wondering how I can take my windows 10 pc and share the user folder on it and make it a networked account so I can login with it on a remote computer on the local network and see what I would ...
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Cannot connect to a shared network drive

I am using windows 7, I cannot connect to a shared network drive on another machine. I can ping the machine. I can remote desktop connect to the machine. The machine is on the same subnet My friend ...
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External HDD Could not be Mount in Centos

I have an Transcend HDD in NTFS file system. By mistake I unmount it from centos. After this i am not able to connect it again. Now it is not showing icon for it. Please help me, how to again mount ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to network through ethernet

For testing reasons (need a pingable address on this network), I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi on a fiber network with a static IP, connecting with an ethernet cable. The FDX, LNK, and 100 LEDs ...
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OpenVPN server forwards DNS and Traffic to private + WWAN

Intended: OpenVPN server allows clients to masquerade as its public IPv4 on the WWAN, as well as connect to other local servers within the private network, e.g. the internal DNS server. The private ...
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Windows 10 upgrade: networking totally fried

After running the Windows 10 Pro upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro, things appeared ok for a while. Then I ran into some trouble with VPNs -- while connected to the cisco AnyConnect vpn I could not see the ...
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No network connection Windows 10

I recently updated my PC to Windows 10 from Windows 8. My computer is not finding my ethernet network adapter anymore and I therefore lost internet connection. My motherboard is the MSI B85-G43 and ...
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Windows 10 : Wi-fi driver doesn't work anymore

I've just installed the new release of Windows 10 on my laptop. My problem is that i can't connect with my wifi card anymore and it appears that there is not any drivers (just Realtek PCE Family ...
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Wireless bridge on KVM virtual machine

I have a VM host (KVM) that's connected to a wireless router. I'd like the virtual guests to be in the same broadcast domain as the host; i.e, receive their IP from the router's DHCP. (=Layer 2 ...
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how can I sniff Bluetooth traffic coming from my and another device?

I am trying to debug some Bluetooth traffic. I have one windows computer that I have full access too, I have an android phone, and I have a wireless hardware device. I want to know if there is a way ...
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How to reliably keep an SSH tunnel open?

I use an SSH tunnel from work to go around various idotic firewalls (it's ok with my boss :)). The problem is, after a while the ssh connection usually hangs, and the tunnel is broken. If I could at ...