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

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Mac Host access -> Putty Connection to unix

I'm trying to access in my Mac Host Web Browser to a putty SSH connection to a Linux Server that I have made and that required a tunnel. I can ping from my Mac Host to the Windows Virtual Machine but ...
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Toggling between two internet connections

I have the following two internet connections: a wired Ethernet connection (which goes through a proxy via a proxy config. URL) a wireless WLAN 802.11 g connection (has no proxy) My question is ...
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Connect to a private network (VPN) from Amazon EC2 Instance over RDP

Creating a VPN connection and connecting to it works OK. However the "origin" network, used to connect to this Cloud Amazon EC2 Instance is not available anymore (overrided with VPN network). It is ...
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can't ping, can't browse, just one site, not dns

Ok this is a new one for me cuz i can NOT browse and also NOT ping and it's just one site but the site is up and it happens from 3 different computers (all windows 7) behind my router-cable_modem. ...
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Solution to monitor connection between multiple machines

At a customer site there is a solution implemented that uses multiple machines on their network. Lately the service has been failing due to disconnections and my theory is there is something amiss on ...
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Switching Default Interface to Route Traffic

I want to switch primary network interface of my Ubuntu machine, I referenced this: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-setup-default-gateway-with-route-command/. Here is my setting for experiments: I ...
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Building a mpich cluster with two nodes

I have searched the net for answers to the below questions to no avail. A few questions regarding a two or more node computer cluster. Can the nodes in a cluster be connected via wireless network if ...
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Why aren’t there any USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet adapters out there?

I’m looking for an adapter that will let me use a USB 3.0 port as a Gigabit Ethernet port. This is proving surprisingly hard to find! Is there some reason why this product is either unavailable or ...
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DD-WRT: What's the “join” button for, and why is it bad?

The instructions for setting up a DD-WRT router in client bridge mode say: There are errors in this video especially as related to security settings and the use of the 'join' button. It should not ...
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Why doesn't Windows network utilise the hardware's capabilities?

I have Windows home network setup which I use to stream media between devices, transfer files, etc. My networking gear is all up-to-date and I have 802.11n on all devices, the wireless link speed is ...
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looking for a code for longest prefix matching

SearchWBSL(A) { TCAM_BMP ¼ TCAM_search(A); low ¼ min_level; high ¼ max_level; while (low high) { accLevel ¼ b (low þ high) c=2; inString ¼ SðA, accLevel); CRC ¼ crc_gen (inString); for (i ¼ 1 to k) ...
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How to install a new ip on server? (debian)

My ip has been blocked by my hostingprovider, they assigned me a new ip-address. They told me to 'install' it. I think in the past from my computer I could ping the new ip address directly after ...
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Not seeing the computers host network when using VPN

I have an Asus RT-N66U at home and I'm connecting to it using my Macbook Pro. What I expect to happen is that I no longer see the computers on my physically local network and I do see the computers ...
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Can't access server using hostname from other PCs on the local network (OEL6)

I have an Oracle Linux 6.6 Server, namely oradb12c. I cannot ping, reach, connect this machine from local network using its hostname, but I can ping, reach etc it from local network using its ip ...
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Does connecting to one's computer via local router automatically uses the loopback?

I have a TCP application that doesn't show up on Wireshark. I read it was because Wireshark is not able to sniff Loopback communication on Windows. So, instead of connecting to 127.0.0.1, I connected ...
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Forcing server to server copy to use LAN and not WIFI and “Smart” SSH GUI utility?

I have a simple LAN setup consisting of 4 macs with the included ssh servers turned on (all on Mavericks/Yosemite) I regularly sort and move files between the ssh servers. I'm looking for a tool that ...
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How to find 802.11 protocol variant, and decipher packet_payload_info in PcapNG files?

I'm building a (Python) parser of PcapNG files created by Wireshark. After reading https://www.winpcap.org/ntar/draft/PCAP-DumpFileFormat.html, I'm having the following problems: I'd like to ...
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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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Asus Router RT- N12 D1 not connecting with pppoe

I have just bought a new Asus RT-N12 D1 router and trying to configure it. My ISP support PPPOE connection and i have a user name and password. when i use the same use username and password to connect ...
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Avoid ISP blocking VPN connection

I have rented a Virtual Private Server and I have set up a VPN (of type PPTP) following this simple tutorial. It seems that the VPN server is set up correctly, and the VPS administrators told me that ...
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Why won't my DHCP addresses “stick”?

I've been having some addressing issues that I've been unable to solve, and I'm hoping I can get some guidance about other things to research. Service provider is Time Warner cable. A static IP is ...
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Strange intermittent latency on one PC in my LAN

About a month or two ago my main PC (also HTPC) started having some intermittent latency issues. PC: Win7 Pro 64 TRENDnet Wireless N 450Mbps USB adapter (TEW-684UB) - connected at 2.4Ghz SABnzbd ...
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Static IP not working on Windows

I'm working with 2 machines, one running Ubuntu 14.04 and the other running Windows 7. The IT team has assigned me several IP addresses (xxx.xx.79.20 to xxx.xx.79.24) and I am trying to set static IP ...
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What is the symptom of a saturated network link?

I have a multi-purpose server in my home, virtualised with multiple guest VMs providing both network services (gateway/router, NAS, etc) and terminals (all other 6-or-more-years-old computers, and a ...
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ip6 on a wrt54g Via Charter

I was told you guys might be a better site to ask this question. Im looking to play around with ipv6 and would like to get my router (wrt54gv3.1) working. My ISP(charter) offers a 6rd relay to use. ...
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Can't browse steampowered.com

Surface Pro 3 i5 4GB RAM, Windows 8.1 Chrome 41.0.2272.101 m When I open the steam store or other steam sites (e.g. steam community) it takes absolutely ages to load. This carries over to steam ...
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Free internet access from a workplace in a rather restrictive environment [on hold]

In a network environment stricly regulated by the company, how can a developer access important internet resources. Some of the more common approaches don't work well with (seemingly) white-list based ...
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Can't access to NAS

I am on windows 8.1 and can't access to my folders stored on a Seagate Business Storage. I had network drive connected, they worked fine until today. And I can't access by typing \\ip_of_nas ...
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How to set up computer to boot from a network drive

Not taking into account any specific computers. How do I set up a computer to boot from a network drive? How do I set up the network drive to allow itself to be booted from. I am open to using ...
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socat buffering … how to avoid buffer blocking

i am using (playing with, to try it out) socat to relay TCP through SCTP with commands like: on the local host: socat tcp4-listen:10022,rcvbuf=1,reuseaddr sctp4:remotehost:9999,rcvbuf=1 on ...
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Networking not working on Packer created Ubuntu VirtualBox VM

I'm trying to build a VirtualBox Ubuntu VM using Packer. My image was successfully created and I configured it to use my Wi-Fi (Mac OS X AirPort) interface for bridged networking. However, after ...
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Citrix Receiver - extremely slow remote desktop connection specific to a Windows 7 client

I'm a software developer and I connect remotely to my office desktop using Citrix Receiver. On a new desktop at home running Windows 7 I notice consistent slowness when trying to use my Citrix remote ...
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Remote Desktop via Ad-Hoc on Windows 7

Is there a way to connect two PCs running Windows 7 via a wifi ad-hoc network and then use Remote Desktop from one of the PCs to the other? In addition to this the Remote Desktop host PC should still ...
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Can't use local default gateway with Cisco Anyconnect VPN connection

I'm using Cisco Anyconnect as my VPN client on Windows 7. When I connect to VPN, all my traffic is routed through the remote gateway, but I'd like the traffic to route through the local gateway. I've ...
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Using Android device manager to get the SIM details of located device

Thanks to this question I was able to locate my mobile which was stolen a month back, but after using ADM (Android Device Manager) service , it notifies the tracked device that "your location has ...
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How to track a android tablet in the same network using MAC address

I lost my tablet , but I can see that the tablet is connected to the network on my router: So I know the MAC address but I am unable to trace my tablet using this information and I am running out of ...
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Kali 1.0.5 Internet Connection Problems

I have recently installed Kali Linux and am having connection issues. It says I am connected to the network, but I am not able to access the Web. A Ubuntu 13.04 running on the same machine (dual boot) ...
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Why can't I access MySQL server with port forward rule in router?

This is my setup (the relevant parts, anyway): I have port forwarding rules in place (in the Linksys) for all the relevant ports and I've restarted that router multiple times, each time hoping that ...
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Protocol emulation with netem

I want to run some tests over SMB and was wondering if this can be done with netem? The docs make it sound like different protocols can be used but I don't see how. If this isn't possible how can I ...
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Configuring two network interfaces in gentoo using dhcpcd

There are two network interfaces in my system. net0 and net1. Both are in the default runlevels in gentoo. The /etc/conf.d/net file contains Code: config_net0="dhcpcd -b -t 0" and ...
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netsh advfirewall forbid all traffic except http and only to one ip, but do not limit DNS traffic

I've found: To block all outbound Internet traffic: netsh advfirewall set currentprofile firewallpolicy blockinbound,blockoutbound And found: Allow all type of traffic to some IP: netsh ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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Homegroup doesn't show other computers, but “Network” does

I have a desktop and a laptop (both running windows 7) in my Windows 7 homegroup. The desktop created the homegroup, and the laptop joined it. Both share a few folders. On the laptop, I have no ...
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Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
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Why does a radio stream not appear on a packet monitoring tool?

I am currently trying to find the URL to the audio stream for a webradio that only provides a flash player, that I would like to use with MusicBee's radio player. After using Wireshark to monitor my ...
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Setting up a small network with a redundant WAN setup

Asked on the network stack but referred here, partly because lower grade equipment. Small office and we are trying to piece together a network with our two wans (diff ISPs) a switch and a few ...
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Windows 7 firewall rules doesn't work for FTP server

I have installed FTP server and set up an FTP site on Windows 7. I'm trying to connect to it via a Linux machine but the connection times out if the Home or work (private) networks firewall is on. ...
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Why is my IP address appearing in the email header even though I am using a proxy server?

When I visited a proxy-check site accessing through a proxy server, I found that my true IP didn’t appear. But in the header of the mail that I sent accessing through the same proxy server, there ...
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How to setup an Asus RT-N66U as a secondary router with VPN client

I have a Mikrotik 450G as my primary router, dialing out over PPPoE. It's my intention to use the Asus RT-N66U to connect to VPNs and to run DLNA. What I am struggling with is how exactly to setup ...
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Unable to connect to Virtual Private Network

I am trying to figure out what is going on here as I am unable to connect to a VPN most of the time. I am using FrootVPN on the OpenVPN protocol. I used this guide to set it up. It is entirely ran ...