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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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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When I change the subnet for the LAN interface on a Sonicwall firewall the WAN interfaces go haywire. What should I do?

Our company's old subnet was 255.255.255.0. To adjust for growth we decided to implement a 255.255.248 subnet. Upon changing this in our Sonicwall's LAN interface, our WAN connections quit working ...
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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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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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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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DLink 614+ Connect two LANs

I have a DI-Link 614 router. As WAN connection I have a LAN which has access to internet and I do not manage it. I have 2 computers (PC1, PC2) and 2 devices connected to the router. I have ...
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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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Netgear WNDR4500 listening on port 80

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 that I use for my home router. I also have my own domain with a subdomain point to my IP. I happened to browse to it today and noticed the management console was listening ...
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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, ...
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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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Magento Localhost Installation - LAN Works - WAN Issues?

I’m new to home servers and Magento. Running Ubuntu Server 13.04 with LAMP and Magento Commerce 1.7.0.2 on a dedicated home server. I've already configured my server's static IP, router's firewall and ...
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Why VMs doesn't ping via mpls connection?

I have a network with mpls connection between office and factory. in the factory there is a tellabs modem connected to a 1800 cisco router. in the office there are PCs and servers. servers are virtual ...
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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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Cisco RV042G dual WAN failover not working

I have a Cisco RV042G Gigabit Dual WAN VPN Router with 2 connected WAN providers. My primary WAN is a cable provider (Telenet in Belgium) and my second is a DSL line (Belgacom in Belgium). The router ...
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how to connect to WAN through wireless network bridge

I'm currently using TL-WR740N to connect to internet using the setting in the following picture by using a LAN wire provided by my ISP in my router's WAN Port. my question is how can I connect to to ...
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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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Dlink 2750u F/W IN_1.08. How to configure LAN port as WAN port

I am using Dlink 2750 u router having firmware version IN_1.08. This router having optional switching of LAN port to WAN port for internet access.I am confused how to switch it because there is no ...
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Simultaneous connection to LAN and WAN with filters

I'm looking for a software helping me to solve a problem I have in my office network. I have a laptop connected via LAN to local servers, webfarm servers, webfarm and internet. In this network I am ...
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Tenda router unable to connect to some sites

I have Tenda N ADSL2+ router. I configured it correctly. Now its connecting to internet but unable to connect to many sites like yahoo, the pirate bay etc. When I searched Google, I found that many ...
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External IP not accessible through LAN [closed]

I can't access my server in my LAN by using my external IP address. I have no idea why. Hosts doesn't seem to be able to fix it.
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Need iptables commands to permit all WAN originating traffic to enter the LAN side of a router

I have three routers. Router0's WAN interface connects to the ISP, and the WAN interface of Router1 and Router2 connect to Router0's LAN interfaces (i.e. hard wired). So this is what it looks like, ...
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Can router connect back to itself over Internet and why?

As it it sates in title. Every router I had couldn't connect back to itself over Internet, for example: I open forward port 22 for ssh on my PC. I try to connect to that ssh with other PC in same ...
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How is LAN diagram/schematic where my cable modem is connected to?

I'm not an IT guy, i'm just home user which know a bit about networking. I'm trying to learn how the connection (LAN) is built in outer side of my home LAN. Here's the diagram : PC ...
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How to access an node of an LAN via WAN?

Lets say I have a router that is connected to the Internet. An WAN IP address is given by ISP. It is using PPPoE ADSL, the IP address is not static, every time it connected, assigned a different IP ...
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wo network cards. How to setup one lan and one wan on server

I have a server with two NIC cards. Right now eth0 is connected to my router to my ISP. But i want to setup eth1 as my LAN so deliver an internet connection from the server to my laptop. How can i ...
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can't access my ip from outside

I've just installed DD-WRT (DD-WRT v24-sp2 build 21676) into my TP-Link (TL-WR1043ND) router. I've setup port forwarding for port 80 to my machine port 80 and it works well under LAN access (checked ...
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What is “crossflow compression”?

I came across the term "crossflow compression" several times while reading about WAN optimization techniques. The only elaboration I've seen is that it refers to "compression across various flows", ...
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Error 103 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED): Unknown error

I get this error when I try to access facebook on IE, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome This webpage is not available The webpage at https://www.facebook.com/ might be temporarily down or it may ...
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What is the real difference between LAN and WAN?

What I understand is: A LAN is connecting two or more computers to form a cable network between them. A WAN is connecting two or more computers over a broad area to form a cable network between ...
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How to uninstall MiniPort Wan (IP) on Windows 8?

My father's laptop can't connect to the network printer through WIFI. We were able to narrow the problem. Three MiniPort WAN are dysfunctionnals and are displayed with a warning by Windows. In ordre ...
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Combine my network with my neighbors network

My network and my neighbors network are connected (we share my server). We both have our own WAN-connection to the internet. Right now we use the following setup: Neighbor: Internet --> router ...
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Is there a dual-WAN router that can route based on protocol?

I've got two internet connections at home: DSL and satellite. The DSL connection has bad bandwidth (1.5 Mbps) but very low latency; the satellite connection is the opposite (good bandwidth, terrible ...
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WAN Access to Mac Mini OS X Server

I purchased a Mac Mini Server a while back and it's been a slow go getting it set up. One of the biggest hiccups is WAN access to the server, which leads me to believe it's a port forwarding issue. I ...
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Router not allowing static IP?

When I set a static IP on my device, it works for a short time, then it won't connect again unless I do DHCP. It's like the router chooses an IP for the device, and only allows it to use that one. Why ...
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WAN Remote Desktop VPN connection blocking local connection

When ever i use my WAN to connect Remote Desktop to work, it blocks my internet access thru the local connection. Not disabling it. The web browser says there is no connection error. Is there a way ...
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DD WRT loses WAN connection, why does releasing and renewing the DHCP reestablish connection?

I'm new(ish) to networking and have been setting up a home server. Part of making sure the server is good and healthy is of course making sure I have a solid connection. Unfortunately, our DD WRT ...
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Aggregating multiple ISP links via tunnels to an endpoint server

If I have 3 ISP uplinks of 25mbps each, is it possible to set up a type of aggregated connection from a windows 2008 server or linux server over each of those 3 connections to the same endpoint ...
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DFS for a several small clusters over WAN

My friends and I all have TBs on our system(s). None of us have any full backups which are geographically distributed however, because at that amount of data, solutions such as Dropbox, S3, et al. are ...
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Dual WAN Router with Load Balancing AND Fail-over

This might be a silly question... We are looking for a Dual WAN Router for fail-over reasons, but since we pay for both connections anyway, we might as well take advantage of them. What confuses me, ...
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Configuring my xampp for WAN and LAN

Hi and forgive me if I am unclear in this question as I am trying to get back to development after my fourth brain surgery in 2 years so I feel a little groggy. I am trying to set (and learn how to ...
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Cannot access home server from home network, but can access from internet

I have an Apache server at home and a router configured to assign a static IP address to that server. I also have the ports forwarded correctly for Apache and SSH. I can access the server with my ...
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How are ADSL2PLUS rates/speeds assigned? [closed]

Just curious. My ISP (and also Telco) recently upgraded us to their NGN (IP-based) network. In the past, in order to authenticate with the IPDSLAM, we use PPPoE to provide the login credentials that ...