Questions tagged [connection]

All connections, wired, wireless, internet, intranet, and cable fall under this category. Use this tag if your issue involves establishing, maintaining, adding, or removing connections.

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Unable to connect to FTP server from AWS instance

We used to connect to FTP server( client's other server) from our AWS (ubuntu) instance. But all of a sudden we are unable to access that ftp server from our AWS instance. There is no credentials ...
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How to solve Receive error: 10053 connection was aborted by the software in your host machine for folding@home?

I wanted to follow Nvidia's call to action to donate unused GPU computing power to fight against COVID-19 and installed the Folding@home Client at Version 7.5.1 on a Windows 10 x64 machine. My logs ...
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Remote Desktop on laptop freezes if idle [closed]

OK, after a few days, I have finally solved this but I am posting it here in case anyone else encounters it. Really weird problem. My RDP session to my new laptop would be stable as long as I was ...
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The Wireless Router intermittent connectivity issue

I have got an Huawei HG8245 wireless router with 40 Mbps optical connection, and as we are in the same room as of the wireless router itself, we are connected through wifi. The issue is that when I ...
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Windows Server 2019 new install network adapter does not connect

I installed Windows Server 2019 from scratch on a local machine as a testbed for development. The server is up and running fine but cannot connect to any network. The symptoms are (1) No wireless ...
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RealVNC: Connection only works if I sign in with my home account

I want to make all computers in my network accessable through the RealVNC server - for devices in the network. Unfortunately the connection only works if I'm signed in to my RealVNC Home account at ...
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Thunderbird cannot connect to gmail

I am using TB 60.0 from PortableApps under Win 10. I have configured a gmail account 4 months ago, and it worked fine. Now after 4 months I open TB, and I have a connection failure, as a notification ...
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I have lost 5g connection to my desk top win7

My modem has both 2.4g and 5g and used to be able access both and have done dus to the age on some of my gear. But lately my desktop has lost the 5g connection and it isnt visible in the internet ...
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What could be the reason my network is unstable until I switch to a new MAC adress

I receive internet through Wireless WAN antenna and my main device ( router) is served with a NATed IP. Network connection is erratic most of time until router gets a new MAC address ( manually added )...
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Desktop connection error while connecting wifi

I have wifi enabled desktop. I'm able to connect wifi when I'm using a mobile hotspot but I'm not able to connect home wifi. Please suggest what settings should be changed to connect with with my home ...
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Autoconnect bluetooth device on win7 or win10 after system start

Is there any way I can autoconnect my Windows PC (Win7 or Win10) after a system start to my bluetooth speakers? I am using bluetooth speakers with my PC which is working fine, but after every restart ...
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OpenVPN how to use multiple config files

Hi is there any way to change config files when I first time want to connect to one server and second time I want to connect to another server? Or the only way is to create some .bat file to copy ...
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Disconnecting from game servers without losing internet connection (Is there a good way to test if the issue is with my network or the servers?)

Since about December, when playing games on my home network I'll randomly disconnect from the server (anywhere from every 5 minutes to 3 hours). It happened with Star Wars Battlefront, Smite, and now ...
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sftp Received disconnect 11: Application error

I'm trying to connect by sftp from client-linux to Server. When I'm trying to connect from bash with sftp -v -oPort=22 username@SERVER I get: Received disconnect from IP_OF_THE_SERVER: 11: ...
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Is there a way to determine which service (in svchost.exe) does an outgoing connection?

I'm redoing my firewall configuration with more restrictive policies and I would like to determine the provenance (and/or destination) of some outgoing connections. I have an issue because they come ...
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Unable to connect to Google Websites (i.e. YouTube, Drive)

Experiencing a very weird issue on my desktop, running Win 10. Every so often I will be unable to connect to Google pages like Drive, Calendar or even YouTube, when that happen I can still access ...
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Can Firefox add-ons or preferences cause a 'Secure Connection Failed' error?

I recently got a strange error from my privacy-hardened Firefox profile: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to pickmypostcode.com. The OCSP server experienced an ...
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Windows 10 laptop won't connect to WiFi at home, but can elsewhere. Other devices can connect to WiFi at home

My Windows 10 laptop can connect to my home WiFi, but the connection is extremely slow when it works at all. When waiting for a website to load, I see 'Resolving host...' etc. in the lower left-hand ...
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Why is there nothing in my conntrack's output?

I have a simple bench: Linux machine with nf_conntrack module loaded. This machine is between two other hosts (A and B), so it routes traffic between two networks. When I send ping from A to B through ...
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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How to set my VPN connection as Non-metered in Windows 10?

I want to explicitly tell Windows 10 1909 to consider my VPN connection as non-metered. whenever I connect to my VPN server, created from the Windows settings, apps like Mail stop showing me ...
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Wireless mouse like bluetooth connection

I'd like to know if its possible to plug up a Bluetooth dongle and have it only connect to paired device (there will only be one paired to it) and hide it from all other devices so no one else can ...
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Auto disconnects from router!

Hey there! Recently, the routers in my house have encountered a problem. For some reason, it seems to auto-kick, or auto disconnect those who use it after everything from 5 seconds after we've ...
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nslookup command showing error “connection timed out, server not found”

I am working on linux fedora and trying to learn use of nslookup. I run the command nslookup. It showed me dns server. when i run nslookup mail.yahoo.com, it works fine in that case also. but when i ...
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I can't login in my laravel application

So I was working with a Laravel application and something went wrong, so I wanted to charge an early backup version of it. The application is from the company I'm currently working for and I was ...
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Win 10 ethernet connection is randomly displaying different names. Some have no internet connections

Windows 10, Turn on computer and have no internet. Network is connecting to several different names. Spanman13, connects with internet, ip 192.168.0.1. Spanman, connects but with no internet, 192....
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ldapsearch - Strong(er) authentication required - Transport encryption required

I'm trying search my company's AD with ldapsearch. However I always get the error: ldap_bind: Strong(er) authentication required (8) additional info: BindSimple: Transport encryption required....
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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External drive no longer recognised in any way

I have an external drive Samsung M3, 500GB. All of a sudden, it won't get recognized, and I tried everything - from switching the connection cable, trying different PC, to command line and ...
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Working wifi but cannot connect to it - says connection excellent?

For two days I've been unable to connect to my wifi although it shows that my connection is 'Excellent'. • I can connect through wired ethernet • Netbook wifi is enabled • Done a hard reset • ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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Laptop connects to other network but not to my home wireless

My home network's wireless SSID is say "XYZ" I also have an ethernet wire from the same router. I have two laptops A and B Earlier both A and B were able to connect to my home internet through the ...
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Ethernet Frequently and Intermittently Disconnects for One Specific Computer AND One Specific Wall Jack

This question was updated on 2020-01-23. See the updated section, below. I have a very specific problem involving one specific desktop computer and one specific ethernet wall jack. I've already ...
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Greenshot Phoning Home

I am trying to trace and close any unnecessary network traffic, and noticed that Greenshot maintains open internet connections. Nothing in the documentation addresses this. Is this supposed to ...
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Putty error “Network error:Software caused connection abort”

I am trying to connect to host server using putty (for SSH). In putty I enter my server's IP and port as 22 and when click 'open' get this error of connection abort and putty becomes inactive. I tried ...
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“Can't connect to this network” troubleshooting

After much research and testing of other answers found on SuperUser and online I cannot resolve: All the devices that I'm connecting to my router are connecting/working normally, except one PC. These ...
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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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Disable “Unable to open <URL>. Cannot locate the Internet server or proxy server” error

I've been having this problem in Excel 2003, but maybe it's also present in earlier versions. I have an Excel spreadsheet that imports data using a web query, which connects to a web page hosted in ...
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Slow wifi single-thread download speed on win10

I have a very annoying problem - slow single-thread download speed. Surfing the Net is Ok, but when I try to watch a movie online (e.g. Netflix) it becomes suffering. I'm using Windows 10, Lenovo 330-...
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Unable to start hostednetwork

I am facing a annoying issue and i've tried many solutions without success. What i am trying to do is to get access to internet from my laptop (windows 10), from an ethernet connection of my desktop ...
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Internet access status, windows 7 event viewer

I have a pc working 24/7 and the internet connection disconnect and reconnect several times in the day, and I would like to know log history of the internet status logged by this pc, is it possible ...
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Unwanted & invalid Bluetooth connection request on iMac

I have the same issue as Martin did from Mar 6 '18 at 15:07 on this list. No working answer was provided for him. His link: [Unwanted macOS connection requests Also, adelejjeh asked on Oct 8 '16 at 15:...
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Getting connection timeout when using sendmail

I’m using CentOS (basically): $ uname -a Linux sandbox.my-domain.com 3.4.76-65.111.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 14 21:06:49 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and trying to send email using ...
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WINDOWS SERVER 2016 Connection error: No Connection could be made becausethe target machine actively refused it

I am getting the below error. I was able to use it yesterday but I am unable to today. Nothing has changed on my network. I have VNC installed on Windows Server 2016. I have checked the firewall,...
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MikroTik Layer-3 communication between 2 hosts

Test question - mikrotik In MikroTik RouterOS, Layer-3 communication between 2 hosts can be achieved by using an address subnet. Which one of those "/29" "/30" "/31" "/32"? Why? I understand ...
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How to prioritize OpenVPN over local network?

I am running on Ubuntu 18.04 and have openVPN. My remote AWS instance has the same network as my home's one. How can I force / prioritize VPN over LAN? I want my PC to firstly connect to the ...
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Qnap NAS FTP server connection timeout when trying to transfer file

I just got a new ASUS router and am having trouble with the FTP service on my Qnap NAS, that had previously been working great on the old router. I can connect to the FTP on the internet-facing IP ...
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Why does my machine only get 180Mbps on a Gigabit ethernet network?

I have a network topology similar to the diagram below: My PC was a custom build, by a company that does custom PC's. It s/has/had top of the line components for the most part. My PC would be PC 1 in ...
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TCP connection to a perticular application in redhat linux

I trying to make a connection between a particular cross tell application in my linux server to a remote linux computer to take data from that computer and process it on my server application. My ...
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How to disconnect a network drive using powershell

I would like to disconnect a network drive (Y:) with powershell. That drive letter is assigned / mapped to a network location. Is there a simple way to do that? I believe "net use XXX /delete" would ...

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