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

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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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Connecting to my own network via external IP

Even though I have seen and read quite a few similar Q's I was still unable to understand what is required for me to be able to do this. I have an internal network. One of the machines is a web ...
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When a PC has both a wired and a wireless connection, how is information transferred?

My PC has two connections (wireless and wired) simultaneously. Both of them have an internet connection. In this situation, how does it connect to the internet? How do my LAN and WLAN interfaces know ...
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How do you get loopback addresses other than 127.0.0.1 to work on OS X

According to everything I read, the entire 127.x.x.x subnet should loopback. However, on my Mac, I can only ping 127.0.0.1 I know I've done this before (though possibly on another OS) and has come ...
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How to force split tunnel routing on Mac to a Cisco VPN

Any one know how to hack the routing table (on a mac) to defeat the forcing of VPN routing for every thing over a cisco VPN? pretty much what I want to do is have only 10.121.* and 10.122.* addresses ...
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How to route only specific subnet (source ip) to a particular interface?

How to route only specific subnet (source ip) to a particular interface? OS: Linux I know I can do easily by destination IP by using something like route add 1.2.3.4/24 dev eth4 but I do not ...
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Windows 7: how can I add an IP range in the “route” command?

I'm using two network connections, and I tried using the "route" command so that when I access a specific internal IP on my LAN, it would use connection 1, anything else would go normally through ...
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Access internal IP using public IP

I have a DSL modem with a public IP address (201.206.x.x), and I have a web server in my internal network (192.168.0.50). I set up the modem to forward requests to port 80 to my web server, so, if I ...
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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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Problem with persistent routes and VPN connection in Windows 7

My home PC has a VPN connection to my office. The office network is firewalled, with a secure zone on 192.168.0.* and a DMZ on 10.0.0.* From outside, www.mycompany.com routes to a public IP - say ...
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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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Rerouting local LAN and Internet traffic when in VPN

I'm connecting to a VPN which doesn't allow split tunneling and basically reroutes my Internet traffic through, which is slow. Additionally and more importantly, this also effectively removes my ...
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Changing routing on Mac with two Ethernet ports

I have a Mac tower which has two Ethernet ports. One is connected to our corporate network, the other to a non-corporate network. Priority order states that the non-corporate network comes first and ...
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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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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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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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How does the router know which device to send packets to?

my question does not concern how it moves through the internet, but how it moves through the router to a certain device. All devices connected to a router in a home network have the same external IP. ...
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ssh - no route to host

I have 3 machines (A, B and C) behind WLAN Router. From B i can make ssh to A and from A to B also. Ssh between C and A is also working (both destination, C->A and A->C). But when i try to connect B ...
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Basic routing table for LAN IP

I know some of you may have CCNA / networking experience, so I hope that you can answer the following question for me. How does an industry standard router handle local IP's, with two connected ...
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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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What's wrong with my local network and router?

My PC access internet is very slow and I find the router info is very strange: The DHCP clients, 1 pc-PC E8-11-32-8C-0C-3A 192.168.1.110 01:53:11 2 WIN7U-20130403J ...
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Linux: Any distro-independent way to change and persist IP settings?

Are there any distribution-independent mechanisms for tasks like assigning static IP addresses, adding or deleting routes, etc and, then, also be able to persist the changes so made? AFAIK, each ...
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How to add Public (External) IP Addresses to my private network (windows domain controller)

I have set up a private domain network at home. I have a domain controller, a DNS server, and a DHCP server all running on one Windows 2003 Server machine. I have about 10 other machines around the ...
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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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Routing traffic to specific web sites through Ethernet, rest via wifi on Mac OS X 10.6?

I have two separate Internet connections connected to a Mac and I'd like one of them (via Ethernet en0 gateway) to serve for just backing up to an remote online storage, and the other one (via Airport ...
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Linux routing and HMA

My setup is the following: I have an ssh access to a distant machine, running the last version of Ubuntu Server edition, and I have to run a software on it "through" HideMyAss VPN (because this ...
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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 ...
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Routing all Traffic through OpenVPN Tunnel

I have installed OpenVPN server on Archlinux and am now using OpenVPN GUI on Windows 7, I can talk to other computers connected through the VPN but I have not yet figured out how to route all traffic ...
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Setup routing and iptables for new VPN connection to redirect **only** ports 80 and 443

I have a new VPN connection (using openvpn) to allow me to route around some ISP restrictions. Whilst it is working fine, it is taking all the traffic over the vpn. This is causing me issues for ...
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How can I ping via an alternate gateway?

Our network has two modems, each one hidden behind a router. The primary router is on 10.1.1.1, the backup router is on 10.1.1.2, and are both configured to the 10.1.1.0/24 subnet. Both routers have ...
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How do I make certain web addresses use a specific network adapter on Mac OS X?

I have two Internet connections at work, my wired Ethernet connection (which is heavily filtered behind a firewall, can't connect to Apple Updates, etc.) and a wireless connection that is unfiltered. ...
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Does All LAN Traffic Travel Through A Router

I have a very simple question: if I have a router (DHCP enabled - leasing IP addresses between 192.168.0.2 and 192.168.0.254) with a switch plugged in, and I plug two computers into the switch, will ...
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Is there any alternative to virtualization for handling two different interfaces, different networks and same IP range?

I have a Linux box with two different NICs that are connected to two different networks, but they share the same IP range (10.0.0.x). My first idea was to use virtualization for that (i.e., Xen), but ...
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trick out cisco vpn with routes

I'm working on a way to trick out cisco vpn-client by modifying the routes on the local system to achive a status thats calles split-tunneling. I know that I don't have the right to do this without ...
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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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Stop VPN being used on internet traffic on Win 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make the Windows VPN route selective traffic (by destination network)? How To Use Local Internet Connection To Access Internet While Still Connected with VPN ...
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How can I route *some* traffic over an SSH SOCKS proxy on OS X?

I have a SSH SOCKS connection running for VPN purposes, and this works beautifully. By using either FoxyProxy for Firefox, or a .pac file for OS X's Automatic Proxy Configuration option, web traffic ...
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How to route specific traffic through OpenVPN?

I'm running a server at home with rtorrent and apache2. I would like to route my rtorrent traffic via OpenVPN and since im kinda new to OpenVPN and iptables i would like to have a user friendly guide. ...
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hosts file for ip address

I would like to map ip address to specific localhost interfaces (e.g. 23.45.66.77 => 127.0.3.3). For named hosts I can use the hosts file. Naturally this doesn't work for IP address. This has to work ...
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Avoid corporate blocked URL's when on Cisco VPN

When I'm on my home PC and on my company VPN I can't get to sites that my company blocks. Is there a way to get around this? Why do my requests to facebook.com go through the VPN? Can you configure ...
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What routes must be set (in Linux) to allow Internet access through given interface without setting it default?

I am trying to solve a task with routing and OpenVPN's configuration. After setting the connection, I don't want it to become defaut route to anything, but rather want to use its interface for this ...
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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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Bind incoming packets to 1 interface and outgoing packets to 2nd interface?

I am have a Linux machine with 2 network interface cards, I need to use one for incoming packets, other for outgoing packets.
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OpenVPN routing issue

Building 1: 10.1.0.0 255.255.0.0 Building 2: 10.10.0.0 255.255.0.0 192.168.0.0 255.255.0.0 Buildings are connected by 1G metro ethernet. I reside in building 1. 192.168.0.0 is firewalled from ...
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Setting up bridged OpenVPN server with single public IP NIC

I've been trying to set up a bridged OpenVPN server without much success. I've got VPS running Ubuntu with one NIC, which has assigned static public IP to it. I want to be able to have a couple of ...
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How can I setup a win 7 PC as a router?

I have an industrial PC with 4 Ethernet port, I would like to use this PC as a router on windows 7. Before we used Ubuntu so there is an open source solutiosn, but unfortunately the UPS power supply ...
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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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Access machine in a subnetwork after a router

Is it possible to access a machine in a sub network? This is the situation: Main-router + sub-router - machine (2) - machine - machine - ... - machine (1) - machine - machine - ... ...
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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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Using traffic shaping, is limiting download traffic helpful or harmful?

I use traffic shaping in MonoWall (BSD) to great advantage with my home connection. It has been quite some time since I've had any kind of issues where user interaction with the internet has seen any ...