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

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Mac Terminal Hostname problems

Hey I have Yosemite installed with all latest Updates. I use Static IP on the IMac. Now I have a problem. When I open up a Terminal window it appears like this IMac\203975092370517331:~ peter$ ...
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set up VPN on a router

Im trying to understand how to connect my router (that is on another private network, that i am not a admin of and is unsecured) to run all of its traffic through a VPN across the internet, instead of ...
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Share internet as Bridge instead as a Router using PFCTL (OS X)?

I've got an Airport Time Capsule (TC) and a Macbook Air (MBA) and another PC. The MBA connects the TC wirelessly while the PC connects to the MBA with Ethernet cable. The problem: The MBA takes the ...
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DirectAccess - Can't Connect to RDP or Network Storage

I just finished setting up DirectAccess on my network (Windows Server 2012 R2), on a machine with a single adapter behind a NAT device. I am able to connect to DA on my client machine, and I can ping ...
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How to setup Tomato with Unlocator DNS for Roku? (speed not stable)

Tried to find a solution for this but couldn't - would appreciate your help. My setup is as following: My MAIN ISP ROUTER (Dual Band D-Link on 10.0.0.X) is serving wireless clients around the house, ...
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What is the most effective way to set up a wifi network with FTTH

I'm about to subscribe with FTTH but I'm wondering about the most effective way to set up a wifi network in 4 floors building with 28 rooms. The ISP provides 4 packages with different speeds: 20MB , ...
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How does the Torrent protocol connect directly between two peers?

It seams that the standard way of doing p2p[over the internet] is to port forward the router to accept external connections via TCP, or to use an external[hosted] server to relay[peer1 --> server --> ...
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Botnet detection using svm (soft computing)? (http botnet)

How can i collect dataset of bots? With which tool? Pls guide me about this I read a paper that said they used honeypot system / ClamV antivirus tool / sandbox environment / nepenthes... How can i ...
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How to debug network connection?

Typical dialog with no explanation why can't windows connect. Sometimes it happens that you can't connect to certain router. How can I obtain some verbose info about connection procedure to find out ...
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Port 53281 forwarded on Asus router

I have a new Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Router. Under the System Log - Port Forwarding page, I see the following: Destination Proto. Port range Redirect to Local port ALL ...
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Multiple DHCP servers and clients on multiple VLANs

could you please help me with the following question: Describe the server process and the packet by packet communication in an environment that has multiple DHCP servers and clients on multiple VLANs. ...
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Why my Windows 8 laptop doesn't recognize any wireless device?

I got a HP 255 G2 Laptop and I installed windows 8 on it today because I want to dual boot it with a Linux distribution.Everything works fine,excepting the networking.It doesn't recognize any wireless ...
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Connection between Directional and Omni-directional outdoor Antennas

i want to setup a small network, i have more than basic knowledge of networking but i have some questions that i couldn't find any answer for them till now. so i have two stations with a distance of ...
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Router capable of sharing files/ streaming media from External Harddisk [on hold]

I am planning to buy a new router and was wondering is there are technologies available which would allow me to plug in an External Hard Disk / SSD / SD / USB Drive and seamlessly allow me to stream ...
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Correct location to configure a bridge using iproute2

I'm setting up a server for KVM virtualization and having a play with linux networking while I'm at it. Initially I'm aiming for a very simple bridged network set up where eth0 is enslaved to the ...
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Modem not able to easily establish broadband connection. Takes several restarts

I had asked similar question here. But instead of reviving it, I thought I would post a new question with additional details. The issue is establishing broadband connection initially. I have a DSL ...
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Lync keeps dropping because of D-Link DIR-601 router. How to configure firewall to fix this?

I saw this article, and it's exactly my problem, but my settings are a bit different and nothing seems to have fixed it so far. Why does my D-Link Router keeps dropping my Outlook and Lync ...
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iperf returning “bind failed: cannot assign requested address” in Windows XP and 7

I am trying to set up iperf on an old HP server running Windows XP Professional to test multicast, but whenever I issue the command iperf -s -u -B <ip address>, it returns: bind failed: ...
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Create User Profile Specific Hosts File?

I know that by editing my C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file I can block any site, but I would like to take this a step further. Is it possible to have different version of this file for my ...
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What is the max. upstream rate of Annex A modem using ADSL2+ (ITU G.992.5)?

Sources show 1 Mbps up to 3 Mbps. So what? I'm not talking from Annex M which seems to support more (3 Mbps). I'm only interested in Annex A and values which where standardized (and not ...
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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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Monitoring physical network traffic with a VM

How can I monitor the physical network's traffic through a virtual machine (VMWare or Virtual Box)? I'm running Wireshark in a Linux VM and I would like to monitor all the network traffic. However ...
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Linux Mint 17 Windows network shares

I have installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon on my desktop in an effort to migrate from Windows (and only keeping a VM with Windows) but soon I discovered that I can't see any workgroups after I click on ...
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Computers connected to same switch cannot access one another

I've connected multiple computers to a ASUS 8-port switch (all have IP address in range, mask 255.255.255.0, and same gateway). I use them mainly to RDP into one of the computers, which acts as a ...
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Are there any unmanaged gigabit switches available without indicator LEDs? [on hold]

I need to put a switch into my home theatre stack and am looking for something without blinking indicator LEDs. I’ve debated taping over them but that looks ghetto and actually requires some precision ...
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How can I find any additional DHCP servers that may have been installled on my network by an intruder?

See this question for background: Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list nmap finds all connected clients for me, and I haven't had any trouble on this front since ...
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Virus messed with networking and cannot connect to the internet

I downloaded a program that ended up being malicious and compromised my computer. It installed a "Smartbar" Application and a few other applications that were probably keyloggers or something of the ...
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Why Ethernet/MAC addresses are needed?

I don't understand why Ethernet MAC addresses are needed. Can't all computers just be connected to the unified network and use IP addresses to communicate? For example, there is a following mechanism ...
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What are the inconveniences of replacing a router by a computer?

I need to manage the internet usage of all the computers (between 10-50) in a network with deeper capabilities than those that a classical router offers. I would like to have features like: ...
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2 NICS / Networks, 1 Gateway

I have a system that has 2 NICS... I want all traffic that is going out to the internet to go through 1 NIC. I have the Following setup currently. Internet > Router (192.168.2.1) > VPN Router ...
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Why am I getting “FATAL: Ident authentication failed for user ”root“” after changing rails server to port 81

I was running my rails app on the default port of 3000. I opened port 300 with: sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -o eth0 -p tcp --sport 3000 -m state --state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT and sudo iptables -A ...
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Can I connect many on-prem sites to the same virtual network in Azure? [migrated]

Here's a scenario: I have two branches in my company. One in Toronto, the other in Montreal. I have an Azure virtual network containing a variety of resources. I want to connect both of my branches ...
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How to keep ppp up and running

I'm using a USB Cell Modem on a Arm SBC running Debian Jesse. I have a wvdial.conf file and a ppp0 file in my /etc/network/interfaces.d directory: auto ppp0 iface ppp0 inet wvdial It mostly Just ...
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Port forwarding from one router to another

I have two routers. One router (a Comcast modem/router) is connected to the Internet. The second router is running TomatoUSB and is in bridge mode, connected to the first router via its WAN port. ...
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What is the correct way of dealing with Windows Socket Error 10065?

First, i'll describe my platform. I use Windows 8, no AV, default firewall disabled. I get internet through PPPoE connection with pre-set IP, DNS, subnetwork mask and primary gate. Also i use ...
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Does Windows use UPnP to open/forward ports by default?

I've heard a claim that says that Windows (or Windows firewall) uses UPnP to open/forward ports. I'm aware of the possibility of configuring routers which support this via UPnP (e.g this one), but I ...
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Windows7 & Samba (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) - error on change password

I have a fully working setup of Samba4 (non-AD) on Ubuntu 14.04.01 with Win7 clients. When a user tries to change his (samba) password from the Win7 client, an error 1351 occurs. No error messages in ...
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Limit Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 to given WAN IPs

I have a Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 router, and have SSH, HTTP, and several other ports forwarded to a server. It is not for public use, and will only be accessed by me. I've recently had 60,000 hits ...
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WiFi funny business => “One” machine can ping “the other” but “the other” cannot ping “one.” “The other” can browse “one” in explorer

So I'm at work and I need my private server (my personal laptop) to communicate with my team's assigned machines. I had Hamachi approved as a solution by all of our stakeholders only to have IT ...
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How to IPv4 through IPv6?

My ISP (Unitymedia Germany) tunnels IPv4 traffic through slow and unstable CGNAT (they call it "AFTR", which seems to be a similar thing) but comes with reliable and native IPv6. Now, is there any ...
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Assessing Performance in Process Explorer: Varying Block Sizes

I am trying to assess the performance of my scientific software using Process Explorer, with the files both locally on our blade server (Dell VRTx, Windows Server 2012) and over the network from ...
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SSH tunnel data from hostapd server to remote server

I've set up a small raspberry pi with hostapd to be a wireless access point. I'd like to have all connections from it ssh tunneled to a server in another country. I'm not overly sure how I'd do this, ...
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Why does a router need to know the modem's static IP address?

Background: I just ordered a static IP address from my ISP. I now have to configure my router to use the static IP, but I'm not sure why. Why does the router need to know the public IP address if it ...
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Chromebook no longer connects to Wifi

A few months ago I picked up a Samsung chromebook from a pawnshop for cheap and I just use it for things most people use a tablet for. Most of the time its just plugged in to my speakers in the ...
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Website hosting - Multiple websites [on hold]

Basically, I'm having some trouble understanding the following. I'm currently setting up a shared hosting account and having 2 domains on this (both use the same IP address). One of the websites is ...
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Is it possible to manipulate my WCDMA modem's code?

I have a WCDMA data card (WCDMA modem) that is used for Internet connectivity. Unfortunately it has been designed so proprietary that I cannot connect to any WCDMA other than the one who branded my ...
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monitoring download/upload traffic of every process running on a remote system

I'm looking for a linux tool for monitoring upload/download of each process of a remote system. I've found some like nethogs, but they don't do this remotely. As I don't trust the guest system I want ...
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How do I setup a wireless connection for a LAN to WAN build up between two Routers

Im an enthusiast in Networking & I like to play around a lot with wireless networks, LAN, Routers, Switches etc. Well he other day I came accross a setup wherein two routers could be wired ...
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I can enter my website using internal/public IP, but can't enter using my domain name

Couple days ago I bought another PC just for server purpose. I have already installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, LAMP, Mail Server SSH Server (or Service?), also PHPMyAdmin, Webmin and TeamSpeak 3 server. ...
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How to install pktstat on centos7?

I am trying to install a package called netstat but I can't, I tried downloading and installing rpm file, but it was no use I tried making repos but I don't know if I am doing it the right way. Any ...