Questions about using a router/networking, e.g. port forwarding, VPNs

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Is it possible to connect to a PPTP VPN via Windows

At home I have two machines, one linux and one Win 7. The Win 7 box is connected to my work PPTP VPN. Is it possible for the linux box to connect through the windows one to the VPN? They are both ...
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Setting up an IPv6 DHCP + DNS router - hardware?

I would like to set up a DHCP (with MAC-bound allocation to mimic static) + DNS(SEC) router at home. I'm looking for hardware and software suggestions that fit into a small enclosure, approximately ...
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Route gaming data over wireless and everything else through LAN?

I have two internet connections available to me. One is via LAN. Not a great ping, but fast downloads. The other is via USB wireless adapter. Good ping, but slow downloads. I want to connect to both ...
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Selectively use network port

At home I have both an iMac and a Mac Mini, both running OS X 10.6.6. Both connect to the internet via the same 802.11n wireless network, however performance can be very poor when I perform a large ...
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Remove adapter defined routing entry

I need to remove (or change) the default entry in the routing table for Windows XP, which routes packets with a destination equal to the adapter's address to localhost. The reason for this is I ...
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How do I route my traffic through my internet connection instead of VPN?

At the company I work we used to have a PPTP VPN connection and all I would have to do to use my internet connection and not pass through the company network to download files from the internet was to ...
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My university tells me I can't use a router in my dorm. Is there any way they can tell?

We're behind some kind of Cisco routers, and have to connect via the Cisco NAC Agent. The tech support here at my university tell me that if I connect a router "the whole building will lose internet ...
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Use both OpenVPN & eth0 together

I connect to a VPN using openVPN. Now, after the connection is established, all my traffic goes through tun0. My LAN gateway is 10.100.98.4... So, for apps to use my direct internet connnection I did ...
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Priority of network connections

I have a laptop with win7 and a LAN connection and a HSPA connection.. I need to set it up so that all internet traffic goes through the HSPA and never through LAN connection which also has Internet ...
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iproute2 not functioning (“RTNETLINK answers: Operation not supported”)

The command and error message: gtwy ~ # ip rule add from 64.251.23.186 table t1 RTNETLINK answers: Operation not supported Older article of the same problem, but it did not help me: ...
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Linux: multiple network connections - 3G/4G / Wifi / LAN / etc; how can i set a preferred network connection to use?

I've been looking at how I can setup a laptop that has multiple network interfaces, but a problem exists if all the connections are active, i.e. 3G, WiFi and LAN are all connected, I would like it to ...
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Route spotify traffic via direct inet, all other via VPN

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 and have a VPN connection to work. I'd like to leave practically all traffic going through the tunnel so that my machine doesn't become a security vulnerability for my work ...
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Persistent routes for DD-WRT PPTP VPN client

My home network in the USA is behind a Buffalo router (G300NH) running their version of DD-WRT. I use the built-in PPTP VPN client to connect to a VPN provider in the UK. I route certain traffic over ...
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Enable file sharing over WiFi network

I have a WiFi network, how can I enable file sharing between computers on that network ? Is this much simpler using a LAN configuration ?
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Why can't I route to some sites from my MacBook Pro that I can see from my iPad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac OS X traceroute not even reaching router gateway I am on M1 Cable (residential) broadband in Singapore. I have an intermittent problem routing to some sites from my ...
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Routing table interpretation

I found this address in my computer's routing table: 255.255.255.255/32 What is it?
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How to set routes on Windows so that traffic is allowed through VPN only?

What routes do I have to set on Windows so that while using OpenVPN I have full Internet connectivity, but if OpenVPN tunnel collapses then my computer has no routes to use and thus has no ...
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Force command-line tool to use different interface?

I have a service which I want to run over eth1. But all my other traffic still needs to run over eth0. Is it possible to force a command-line tool or other application to use the non default ...
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DIR-655 Virtual Server problems

I'm using a DIR-655 router and I have two servers on the local network. I'd like to be able to SSH into both and use one as a web server. If I use port forwarding to forward both ports 22 and 80 to ...
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What does a Linux distro need to act as a router?

Im trying to setup a one of my machines with preferably ubuntu/fedora since I will be running some services on it. So it would have to do: DHCP Port forwarding Firewalling Am I missing services? ...
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How do I configure routing table to add correct gateway?

I'm getting this error when I try to ping 8.8.8.8 from my Virtual Machine: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. From 172.30.8.135: icmp_seq=1 Redirect Host(New nexthop: 172.30.8.254) From ...
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How to maintain normal ICS routing after the ICS host connects to a VPN?

I have two computers in my home sharing an internet connection. They both have Windows XP and are connected together with a cross-over cable and share the internet connection via Windows ICS. The ...
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Route Split for OS X

I'm attempting to install a static route for a Mac Pro desktop. I'm using Route Split 1.4, which creates a startup script called /etc/routes.sh (the script waits for the interface to come online ...
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How to add a new entry to route table?

I have two computers host1 and host2. From host1 I can ping Vitrual Machines with IP addresses like 192.168.122.0/24 fine (there is a bridge for the Virtual Machines). But I cannot do that from host2. ...
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Unable to ping my own IP address in a multiple homed network

My Windows router is set up to use 192.168.16.1/24 as its IP address. I have just added a new IP address: 192.168.18.1/24. However, I am unable to ping this new IP address from my desktop. I have ...
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Route Add Command, returns “Manipulates network routing tables.”

Route Add Command, returns "Manipulates network routing tables." followed by the DOS route.exe help information. Could gpedit.msc affect route.exe's ability to function, at one point I hardend the ...
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pix 501, static route to d-link router (different subnet)

I have pix 501 cisco firewall with internal ip 192.168.10.1. I have connected d-link router (dir-655) to pix 501. The d-link router has internal ip 192.168.0.1 The picture would like something like ...
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I have a switch, a cable modem and 2 macs with mac os x, can I configure one of the macs as wired and wireless router?

It's pretty simple really, if anyone has instructions on how to do this, I would appreciate it. My router is on the way, but I don't want to wait, I have a switch, a cable modem and 2 macs with mac os ...
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How to set permanent route in Ubuntu 10.10?

I'm trying to configure my wireless network to use gateway 10.0.1.252 when accessing IP addresses that start with 10.0.0. I followed a few explanations on how to do it with the interfaces file but ...
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Hop count - what will happen in this simple case

Consider ABCD router A wants to send to D It keeps hop count 3 What will be the HOP COUNT when the packet reaches D Will it be zero or one?
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Cannot access certain sites from PC, but fine from VM on that PC

I run Ubuntu 10.04 as my primary OS. When I try to go to the Python docs site http://docs.python.org/, I find it times out. At least one other unrelated site also acts the same but I won't mention it ...
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Using iptables to selectively route outgoing requests?

I'd like to set up my Dd-WRT firewall so that it uses the VPN service from a VPN provider to access a bunch of destinations and normal route foe all other requests. In detail: giganews.com would be ...
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How can I always have RDP connections used by internet connection and not VPN

I am looking to somehow always have RDP connections routed via my home machine's internet connection and not any VPN connections. Sometimes I leave the house without disconnecting from a VPN - when ...
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Why does this ROUTE ADD command fail?

I am trying to block access to a single IP address by adding a specific route that leads "nowhere" (instead of the default gateway): route ADD 199.239.136.200 MASK 255.255.255.255 127.0.0.1 METRIC 10 ...
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Mac OS X traceroute not even reaching router gateway

I'm having an issue on a Macbook Pro running Mac OS X 10.5, I'm unable to visit certain websites such as: "themarchesa.com" On other computers in the same LAN network connected over wifi I'm able to ...
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Windows 7 VPN Server

I have a computer running Windows 7 (x64) connected to the Internet and accepting incoming connections (VPN Server). I want to be able to route all my traffic from my iPhone (especially web traffic) ...
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How does Windows Recover from “ROUTE /F”?

We all know about the ROUTE /F command in Windows which, according to its documentation: "Clears the routing tables of all gateway entries. If this is used in conjunction with one of the ...
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What's 24 in “192.168.15.0/24”?

What's the meaning of /24 in the following command? route add -net 192.168.15.0/24 192.168.8.10
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Custom route table for a specific application?

I'm on a network with two internet connections. One is a WAN access to a corporate network (with custom firewall rules), the second is a direct internet connection. By default, all communications are ...
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Network problems that might be related to NAT

I have an odd setup where there is a router(Router 2) routing between network network 1 and network 2. One router(Router 1) with nat for internet access that routes between internet and network 1. ...
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Possible to config an application to use LAN or wifi access?

MacBook Internet connection via WiFi via proxy (en0) LAN connection via ethernet (en6) i.e.: en0: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether 00:1f:f3:ba:82:57 ...
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Does wifi uses routing?

Could someone please tell me if Wifi uses routing? If so, why and how? My idea is the wireless router can simply broadcast, and wireless devices within its range can receive the signal. So, no ...
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Verizon Walled Garden - internet works

I keep getting "Verizon Walled Garden" messages, although I can still connect to the internet. Google.com occasionally triggers the screen and DropBox can't establish secure connection. I am working ...
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Setting VPN to go through certain IPs and not others

I'm a scientific programmer with a loose grasp of what goes on under the hood in my small home network so bear with me whilst I try and explain using the correct words if possible. My home network of ...
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Ubuntu as home router

I need to setup Ubuntu as home router and external ftp server: It should provide internet connection to 2-3 PC's in the LAN Should have NAT, so I can run SIP phones in the LAN communicating to ...
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Home network with Windows 7 as router

Background: I have tried to use routers, but so far all of them can't handle the bandwidth, number of connections eventually limited by the hardware resources, so overall the home routers are ...
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PuTTY tunnels and IP address translation

I hope it's simple. I'm tied to the following situation: A tight VPN that allows me to access only port 22 of my server, and has to be via IP address (no DNS) My happy PuTTY tunnels that gives me ...
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how can I find, which are the systems connected to my router?

I have Belkin wireless G router (For my home network) and I want to know, is there anyway to find out which are the systems currently accessing that router and is it possible to disconnect one of the ...
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Cannot add default gateway

Getting the following error when trying to add a default gateway for eth1. # route add default gw 192.168.228.2 eth1 route: SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable Can't figure out why.
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vpn through vpn

The target VPN server I want to connect to allows connections only from one IP address. When I am at my office (the network public IP is trusted on the VPN server) everything is OK, but I figured ...