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

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Why would Windows use slower network interface despite route metrics?

On my previous notebook, the Dell/Broadcom wireless adapter had an option to automatically disable wireless when a wired network is connected, so I never dealt with multiple active interfaces. My ...
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Accessing home network through wireless router

I have a linksys router and 2 computers, one on wireless, the other connected directly to the router. I would like to connect to the wired machine from the wireless machine using Remote Desktop and ...
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How to tell Windows 7 to ignore a default gateway

I currently have 2 network cards in my PC -- one connected to an internal network on a router with a disconnected WAN port (10.x.x.x), and one connected to the internet through a consumer router ...
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Using “route add” to tell my computer to use a direct ethernet connection instead of wifi?

2 PCs are involved. Both are connected to the internet via Wifi on the same router. I can ping to/from each other and share folders flawlessly, but I'd like to be able to set a direct Ethernet link ...
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How to setup a DHCP-Server who serves to different ip-ranges (e.g. 192.168.1.x and 172.16.x.x)

i have linux running and use dhcp3server which manages my ip-addresses in my network. Now i got a zyxel-access-point and want to drive it on a different ip-range than my wired network. Is it possible ...
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Where to find some good examples for TCP/IP Routing

I got an wireless access point (zyxel g-1000) and connected it to my home-network. But now i would drive this traffic in annother ip-range (172.16.1.x) than my regular network to restrict the access ...
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Let vmware virtual machine connect to the world thru specialized interface

I have vmware player, and I am running a special OS therein. My computer has two network interfaces, let's call them eth0 and eth1. I want to configure my computer so that all network traffic goes ...
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VMWare Workstation: How to access the virtual disk from the host system?

I would like to access the disk of a VM from host or even better from LAN. The VM runs a Windows XP. The easiest way would be an access to the c$ share. Peace, Ice Update: Upon the several answers ...
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Changing Mac OS X 10.6 Routing after VPN'd In

I have a coffee shop around the corner that I use to do some work when I want to get away from home. They offer free wi-fi and I then use my Mac 10.6 VPN to log into my work network. I have "Send all ...
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How to route traffic to website using a specified network connection on Windows 7?

I want to route all traffic to a website over my wireless connection while the rest of the traffic using my lan. What I tried was first finding out the IP address of the website I want to go to. For ...
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A can ping B, B can ping C but A cant ping C. How do i connect A to C (ethernet)?

I have a computer at home with ip 192.168.221.xxx I have another computer at work that I can ping and it has 2 ip addresses: 192.168.1.xxx and 192.168.0.xxx. Those last 2 addresses have the same ...
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Routing network traffic on Windows Vista

I have two network adapters. One is connected to a 3g-router and the second network adapter is connected to the local network. I want to route all traffic on specific ip-addresses/hosts to the ...
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2 default gateways, one to 0.0.0.0… with DHCP

A problem that I have here with Windows 7 (RTM) and Windows Vista (SP2), on multiple machines, is that clients get a default gateway of the DHCP server (like they should) but on top of that, also a ...
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WinXP with two LAN cards: Howto route only port 3389 onto one LAN card?

I have a Windows XP machine in remote location on which I need to debug an application. It has two LAN cards both with internet access on different subnets. Problem is related to LAN card A. How ...
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Trouble connecting a Ubuntu system to IPv6 tunnel over NAT

I'm trying to set up an IPv6 tunnel, via Hurricane Electric's tunnel-broker service. I've configured my system using their example commands: # $ipv4a = tunnel server's IPv4 IP # $ipv4b = user's IPv4 ...
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Why does /sbin/route take a couple of seconds to run?

I seem to have some kind of problem on my local network, for some reason /sbin/route takes a couple of seconds to run. The first 2 lines takes approximately 0.1s before they show on the screen, but ...
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How to split two networks for one Internet connection

I have a single Internet connection and I'd like to create two networks to access it. Network #1: WiFi accessible Network #2: Wired, not accessible from Network #1, but can still get to the Internet ...
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How can I prohibit the creation of a route in Windows XP upon connection to Cisco VPN?

Problem I have several routes that are created when I connect to my company's VPN using Cisco VPN client. (It appears to be a bug in our VPN client that we're subjected to this in the first place: ...
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How can I make the Windows VPN route selective traffic (by destination network)?

I want to use a Windows VPN but only for a particular network, so that it doesn't take over my entire network connection. e.g., Instead of the VPN becoming the default route, make it only the route ...
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How do I setup Ubuntu/Linux's Network manager to selectively route network traffic through the VPN?

I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 and I just noticed that ALL of my network traffic is being routed through my VPN. I would like the VPN to route only the traffic hitting servers on the VPN and then connect ...
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Usage of Dual Ethernet Jacks (One for LAN, One for WAN)

I'm working on an old Mac PowerPC G5 that has two Ethernet jacks. I'm interested in finding a way to have both jacks setup so that all internal traffic (all traffic to and from a specific IP address ...
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How do I tell Windows to use 802.11 in preference to 3G?

I have a Samsung NC-10 netbook which I take to work every day. Most of the time I use it just on the train/bus, but I also use it at work and home. It has a built-in 3G card which I want to use when ...