WAN or Wide Area Network is one that spans more than one geographical area, usually across city, regional or national boundaries. The Internet is an example of a WAN.

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Expanding wireless coverage: What are the differences between LAN to LAN and LAN to WAN when it comes to connecting two wireless routers?

I'm trying to link two wireless routers with an Ethernet cable in order to expand my wireless network. I'd like to know the differences between LAN to LAN and LAN to WAN connections. Both wireless ...
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External IP Addresses, Subnet Masks, and SSH - How does it all work?

I'm really confused as to how I can connect to a specific computer on my network on a computer in another network over the Internet. For example, I have a beowulf cluster constantly running at my ...
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Configuring home network that uses 2 hubs/routers

I have two computers (one Win7 and one XP) upstairs networked via a Netgear hub/router. File and printer sharing works fine. The Netgear hub/router is connected to another hub/router supplied by my ...
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Single public IP for dual WAN using VPN?

In my office I have a dual wan router (Linksys LRT224) combining 2 DSL connections to give me a bit more bandwidth for certain tasks. I'm interested to know if there is anyway to combine the 2 ...
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MAC filtering for Network

I have TP link router and I want to block unwanted users on my network so I used MAC filtering but it has limitation that I can add only 64 users in it to allow on my network but I want to add more ...
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Can't telnet to uverse router

I have a standard 3801HGV Uverse router, and I am attempting to configure Wake on WAN for it. I have forwarded port 9 with UDP, WOL works great, and so now I have attempted to send the magic packets ...
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Paying for expensive, relatively slow WAN link between virtually adjacent offices. Alternatives?

A few years ago, I worked for a corporation which payed quite a lot (I forgot exactly how much but it was quite a few hundred dollars per month) for a WAN link to connect two adjacent offices. The ...
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Access PA-35 Wifi Actuator Control Box from outside IP

I purchased an actuator that can be controlled by an iOS app as long as you are connected to the network this control box creates. I want to be able to set up a DNS and access the controls where ever ...
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Difference between WAN IP & LAN IP

We have taken an Internet leased line connection. The ISP has given the below info. Static WAN IP : XXX.227.XX.32/30 (Gateway XX.227.XX.34) Static LAN IP : XX.124.XX.192/29 Can someone explain the ...
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Access files on RasPi over WAN using an Android device

My use case is the following: I have a RaspberryPi with a mounted external HDD which contains lots of high definition (1080p) movies. I access these within my LAN using NFS exports. I also want access ...
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Making home server available from internet

I'm trying to configure router to make my home server available from internet. I would like to have 2 services(ssh and web-server) visible from outside. They are available from inside as: 192.168.1.X ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN via WAN needs port forwarding?

If yes, how does it work? The pc still has no ip, so where should I forward the port?
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Create virtual WAN interfaces in DD-WRT

Is it possible to create virtual WAN interfaces with different MAC Addresses in DD-WRT? This way it would be seen by the WAN Network as different devices connected to a switch. What I'm trying to ...
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weird thing on my network [closed]

this just what happen a moment a go, i turned on my wireless router(dlink dir-600) then turned my laptop, but the problem is i cant connect to the internet, so what i did is restarted my router(BTW my ...
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(TalkTalk) Huawei HG635 as Modem for Other Router

I understand that some routers allow an internet connection provided through an RJ45 ethernet connection. I have a nice ASUS DSL-N55U that I wish to use as my router in place of my new ISP provided ...
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How to monitor WAN traffic? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to monitor the WAN traffic for my Arris Touchstone cable modem/router mainly to check the speed. The modem's web GUI doesn't offer any option of that sorts and I was looking for ...
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Dual WAN Connection: WAN 1 can ssh, WAN 2 can not on specific IP

I have a Dual WAN Connection (1 ADSL and 1 SDSL) I have 2 example IPs, say IP1 and IP2 I can ssh into IP1 from WAN 1 and WAN2. I can ssh into IP2 from WAN 1, but not WAN 2. But : I can ping IP1 and ...
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Old Riverbed Steelhead-Linux

I recently go ahold of two older Steel-head Devices (WAN Optimization). I have no use for them as they are intended to be used for. I could always sell them, but I would rather put them to use as some ...
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Possible to route multiple networks through same Switch? [closed]

I am not sure if I phrased this question correctly so I drew it out as best as possible My dilemma is I am on a budget and Nano/Booksize PCs with dual RJ45 connections are twice as much as the lower ...
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Multi router setup…best approach

I'm trying to figure out the best way of setting up my network. I've got internal wiring to various points in the flat. As such, the topology is somewhat limited. I have 2 routers - a netgear n300 and ...
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Does my router broadcast the original WAN MAC address when rebooting?

I have a cloned WAN MAC address to connect to my ISP, does anyone know if it broadcasts the original router WAN MAC address during the router reboot process?
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Connecting to LAN webserver through a tunnel on LAN node? [closed]

So I have work computer that has access to LAN webserver that is not accessible from WAN. Now I want to plant some kind of silent software in my computer to allow me to tunnel to said server through ...
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What information can my ISP see from my router?

I installed a new router today and saw my IP address change because the new router has a different MAC address and I am just curious on what information my ISP can see from my network. I know they ...
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Connect LANs together with a router [closed]

I have a lot of routers and I want to connect 4 LANs together with a router. I know routers have a WAN port. Is the wan port an Ethernet port? I have a diagram on what I want to do. How would you ...
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Trouble extending a network with bridge

I am currently trying to extend a small computer network between 2 buildings around 1 km apart. The setup looks like this: modem | Dlink router 1 - 192.168.1.1 (antenna connected to LAN port) | ...
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Find network pcs connected on wan port

If I connect the ethernet cable to my pc's lan port, on the network and sharing center all the discoverable pcs are listed. If I connect to my router wan port It only shows pcs on my lan. How to get ...
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second router in my network

I've got a modem with a built-in router that has DHCP enabled and should be the "primary router", which is on 192.168.1.1 Because the wireless signal of the above router was too weak upstairs I ...
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Tplink router dont allow me to connect to the network PC's. Internet is working fine

Hi I recently purchased TP link wireless router and I have a WAN connection. Me and my friends are in the same WAN so we used to share things through lan. but when I installed the router something is ...
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PPTP does not work externally

I have a PPTP server that I can connect to using its LAN IP, but not using the external IP. My router is set up to forward PPTP to the correct machine and the server can access the internet. However, ...
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Two (multiple) internet providers?

I have two (multiple) separate internet providers. Is it possible to setup my network so that it use both (all) of them to speed up both download and upload (packet-level routing)? If it is not ...
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Draytek 2820 Router slow upload speed?

We have a 20m/20Mbit line. We used to have a cheap sonicwall firewall running the connection at the full speed, but due to some other issues with it, we changed to this draytek vigor router. The ...
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TP-Link WiFi Router

I'm trying to install a TP-Link wireless router. I am using a modem an have a PPPoE connection. I connected the router to the computer and the modem, but in the last step of the Easy Setup it says " ...
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Using LAN port instead of WAN port

I have a small query regarding WAN port use on the Router. Why is it not possible to use the regular LAN port on the router to connect to the ADSL modem+Router(with just 1 RJ45 port and 1 RJ11 port). ...
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Home Server comcast residential account

I have a home server set up through a comcast residential account. On the server I have several wordpress sites. In the wordpress sites I have to go into general--> settings to set the ip address to ...
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WiFI routers connected to EdgeRouter to have different IPs

There's 2 WiFi routers connected to my Edgerouter, my edgerouter gets 3 different WAN IPs but both of those routers only use first one, how do i make so there would be different ip of those two wifi ...
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Cannot reach the computer in WAN

I wanted to split the internet connection in my room. And my brother also wanted a better wifi accessability. So we bought a router (NETGEAR JWNR2010v5). All we wanted works great, good wifi. I have ...
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Print to Wireless Printer from Linode Server

I have a wireless Brother laser printer connected to my home wifi network, and a Windows 7 computer which is setup to use it/configure it, but no linux box. I would like to print from the command ...
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How do I make a virtualised WAN?

I want to create a virtualised WAN. As in, I want to have a couple of VMs (VBox) on one physical host machine, that exist on separate LANs, but that can talk to each other. Do I make the VMs, set them ...
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My Internet IP address and ISP Gateway Address in two different networks

i was just looking at my router's status page under the Internet Settings section. and i noticed that the Internet IP address (public ip given to me by ISP) was 197.40.227.93 and ISP Gateway Address ...
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Wan as usb in openwrt

I have an adsl modem Zte zxdsl 831 series and internet usb port from it. When I put this usb into my windows xp laptop then internet appears in laptop. But I want to connect modem to my router instead ...
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Getting WAN IP 0.0.0.0 after some time

I hope this problem belongs here and you will be able to help me (otherwise please migrate the question to Superuser). Background and problem description I am connected to the internet via my cable ...
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No internet but LAN works- IPv6?

I have been having a problem lately where certain computers on my corporate network suddenly lose Internet connectivity, and I have resolved this by assigning a static ip, deleting the lease, then ...
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OpenWrt router acting just as a switch with another WAN from wifi client

I have here this networking problem I can't figure out. My situation is following: ADSL cable connection to WAN, provider's router/modem (some Zyxel), DHCP running, original firmware, not possible ...
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Time Capsule Wireless spot give enormous latency

Noticed, that after a day or a two of use of home network I getting enormous ping time to ADSL modem. Usually it's about 2 ms. But when problem appears - it's 500++ ms. After Time Capsule rebooting ...
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Accessing a LAN resource on WAN?

I realize it is not easy to do, i tried googling a lot but all i end up with is accessing computers. I want to access a different resource, and i don't know how. The resource lies on a fixed L.A.N IP ...
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Connect my router to the internet via another router?

What I want to do: Connect to the internet through my wifi router, via some other router that the room I rent provides. What I have: 1 ethernet cable that comes into my apartment. If I plug the ...
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Is it possible to bind an application to a specific WAN port using a DI-LB604 dual wan Router

What I'm trying to do is bind applications to specific WAN ports to maximize internet usage and prevent applications from getting all the bandwidth as well as categorizing which ISP they should be ...
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Assign LAN port as WAN on Technicolor TG582n router

I have recently switched my home Internet connection from copper to fibre. With a copper installation I had a Technicolor TG582n router (Technicolor 582n - ADSL2+ / ADSL2 / ADSL - see top of linked ...
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Allow specific users from outside my intranet to access website

I have an intranet website setup at my house. I'm running under XAMPP. Everything works fine. I'd like to give access to specific users in order for them to test the website (private testing) instead ...
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Is it possible to connect a NAS to both WAN and LAN at the same time?

Thinking of upgrading my Synology DS209 NAS to a newer model with dual gigabit ethernet connections. Currently my NAS sits outside my LAN, connected to WAN through one of my modem's four ports, ...