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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Strange connectivity of Windows Server 2016 VMware VM

I am running a Windows Server 2016 Desktop Experience VM on VMware Workstation 14. I was not getting any connectivity, and tried several configuration changes to fix it. Eventually, I noticed that the ...
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Is it possible to have stunnel listen to specific path?

I am able to configure Stunnel to listen for 'myserver:port', however I'd like to be able to have Stunnel listen for a specific path e.g. 'myserver:port/path' Does anyone happen to know if this is ...
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How disable Bluetooth automatically when there is no active connection anymore after a while?

I'm looking for a solution to keep Bluetooth disabled if there is some idle or no active connections after a while. Let's say after 10 min. Is there some exist one? The purpose of that, to save ...
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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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Can not connect to gnome-look.org

For a long time I can not connect to gnome-look.org. All the rest of Internet works fine. It's just that one site. I checked on sites like downforeveryoneorjustme.com. It says it's just me. I use usb ...
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Setting a static IP for my router eventually prevents computer from being able to web

To start with, here's some background on my problem: I recently started hosting my own site via gandi.net and have been hosting it on a personal server. I spoke to gandi.net about this and they ...
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Bluetooth connection problems, win 8.1, connected but no audio

Bluetooth headphones pair with windows 8.1 laptop then say connected then just go back to "paired" status. When and if they do connect to the laptop, the status is connected but there is no audio ...
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Can't connect to device on separate AP

Short version: If I am connected to my main router and the other device is connected to a secondary AP (connected to the main router/modem with an Ethernet cable), I am unable to connect to the device....
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Can't connect to a SQL Server from Access

Via a Connection ODBC, we are trying to connect from an Access 2016 to a SQL Server, and we found this error message: Both computers are in the same workgroup and they can see each other. Also they ...
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Word image from web downloaded twice on refresh

I am working on a server (NanoHTTPD) in Java, which publishes an image. The image is then intended to be loaded into MS Word, where is already an Image object, which gets reloaded by hitting F9. It ...
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USB devices disconnect and reconnect, plus random video flickering issue

All of a sudden, whenever I connect a USB device, such as a WiFi dongle or a pen-drive, it randomly disconnects and reconnects. This happens way too often. I have disabled the feature where Windows ...
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Latency on a domain workstation when accessing a network share

This is the first time I've ever posted a question on any blog, but I'm at my wits end. I have a domain with about 50 users. I have one system that when trying to access a file share on a server in ...
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Xenu Link Sleuth cannot connect to my own site

Xenu Link Sleuth has worked for years and two weeks ago it failed to connect to my site (https://www.horsekeeping.com). No changes made to my computer at that time. Xenu can connect to every other ...
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Problems using FortiClient VPN connection

It all started two days ago and I am still unable to find a possible cause of this problem. When I start the VPN from the FortiClient it connects to my endpoint apparently without any problem, but ...
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Connect wireless mouse and keyboard set to different computers

So I found this mouse I really liked, but it came with a set. The set was very expensive but it would be a good price when someone else got the keyboard and we shared the price. But only 1 receiver ...
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Why my Ubuntu 16.04 does't work with lower than 2Mbps internet connections?

I don't know why my Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work with my home's internet connection(It's speed is 512Kbps(64KBps download speed)). When I share my phone's 4G connection, or I took my laptop to my office ...
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Unable to connect to sambashare as user

I am having trouble accessing my sambashare on a Mac (high sierra) I am able to see the shared folders, but when I got to access them, I'm getting "you don't have permission to access this". My smb....
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Wireless connection faster and more stable than Ethernet connection

My system specs: OS: Windows 10, 64-Bit CPU: Intel i7 - 6800K CPU @ 3.40 GHz RAM: 32 GB GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 MB: MSI x99A SLI Plus My wireless adapter on both 2.4 and 5G wireless puts out over 117 ...
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How to first time set up Ubuntu 10.04 internet connection?

Here is information that I think may be useful to diagnose what's wrong with my settings. I have a WiFi router, to which a Mac (M1), a Mac (M2), and a Windows PC (W) are connected via wireless, and a ...
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Is my Mac OSX mail connected?

Well, of course, you can't tell that yourself. But more to the point, I haven't received mail in a couple of days and a test mail I sent has not shown up in my inbox. So: how can I tell if my Mac ...
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32-bit ODBC32 system DSN on Windows 10 apparently not able to access network

I have an application which runs correctly on most of my machines here. Two of them stopped working for no reason that I could fathom (same updates as all the others, same network settings, same ...
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Wide SATA? connector with no break in the middle

I need to connect my hard drive from my Lenovo T470p to my desktop, but it uses this wierd connector. It looks like the standard wide SATA, but there's no break in the middle. What's this called, ...
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macOS - Remove remembered WiFi network connections

I have a MacBook Pro I want to delete all networks in my settings except for the one in my own home to stop the laptop from trying to connect to other networks
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What happens to your connection / modem when you are DDoSed and how can you prevent it? [closed]

I want to learn more about how DDoS and DoS attacks affect the network and how you can prevent them. I know how they 'work' and why the network is overloaded but I still dont know if a router / ...
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No Internet for any connected devices when one specific computer is not on

I have a CenturyLink ZyXEL PK5001z router that will not provide an Internet connection to any devices connected to it unless my computer is on. That computer is connected to it with an ethernet cable. ...
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Ethernet network occasionally drops when Wi-FI hotspot is on

I have a Dell Inspiron 3541 that connects to the Internet with LAN, but uses Wi-Fi hotspot to allow wireless-only devices to connect, too (Dell 1705 Wi-Fi Adapter). When I turn on Wi-Fi hotspot, the ...
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How to force mapping of domain names of https sites to ip addresses of http sites by editing hosts file in Windows 7? [closed]

I'm editing hosts file in Windows 7,what I want is to map domain name of sites that uses https to IP address of an unsecured site that obviously uses http. For instance, I have the IP address of '...
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Identify a port on a SATA-to-USB Adapter

I'm searching for a good SATA-to-USB adapter. I found this one on Amazon which seems to have pretty good reviews. However the connector that the USB cable plugs into has a shape that I've never seen ...
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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 connection not working on guest system (VirtualBox, Guest: Ubuntu, Host: Windows)

I have the VirtualBox 5.1.22 installed and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on it. My host system is Windows 7. When I installed everything, the VirtualBox/Ubuntu seem to have configured the network ...
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How do I keep my bluetooth headphones from connecting to my windows 10 machine when it's connected to my phone?

My laptop (running Win10) repeatedly "steals" the bluetooth connection for my headphones while they're connected to my phone. The only way I've been able to prevent the headphones' connection from ...
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WiFi connection dropping out for specific devices

Problem We've been having an issue with our home network where 2 Laptops are dropping connections whenever I use one of my laptops. After the WiFi connection is dropped, it takes a few minutes until ...
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Where to connect my NH-D15 SE-AM4 fan onto my ASUS PRIME X370-A motherboard

I have installed a NH-D15 SE-AM4 fan onto my ASUS PRIME X370-A motherboard :) Although both fan/motherboard manufacturers provide some explanations, I'm confused as to where plugging the 2 CPU fans. ...
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Dropped internet connection but not LAN

I have a small home network. - 1 unit of cable modem router (provided from ISP) cable modem router connected to home router by LAN cable - 1 unit of home dd-wrt router - a PC connected to home router ...
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Where is the certificate choice for a Windows VPN connection stored?

Is it possible to find out which certificate was used to set up a VPN connection configured for certificate authentication? If yes, how? Thanks in advance Note: We've looked for this in the ...
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Firebird SQL 3.0 login from legacy tools?

New Windows 2016 server with Firebird 3 SuperServer x64 on port 3050. I'm trying to connect to this server from two legacy tools: Sinática Monitor and FlameRobin. I can successfully connect with ...
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HP Touch Sreen does not have WIFI connection anymore

I had a desktop (HP Touchsreen320 with Windows 7) working for years. I turned it off, moved the computer to another room, and I guess the WIFI didn't like the move. I have spent so much time on this ...
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Domain suddenly not resolving on ISP's default DNS server

Domain resolves fine on other ISPs and in Google DNS (8.8.8.8) however there's this one ISP that suddenly is having issues on a server where we host our domains. When I gave them some sample domains, ...
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TORRENT blocking my internet connection

I have a problem on my computer. If I open a torrent the download starts and after a few moments it goes back to 0. Then I lose all connectivity, Windows says there's no Internet connection and the ...
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Screen refresh rate disturbing wifi?

I have a really weird problem: a few days ago I bought a new monitor, and everything works perfectly until I set its refresh rate to 144hz. Though I still detect WiFi, the PC can't connect to it. If I ...
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RJ45 to RJ11 to RJ45 proper config?

I am buying a surge protector, and the model I am looking at has RJ11 ports (in and out) for protection. Now I want to ask if its possible to do a RJ11 > RJ45 conversion, so I can protect my Ethernet ...
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RDP broken after patches to managment server

We recently recently patched a management Windows server 2012 R2 and now it is giving the following error when trying to connect a RDP session: "This Computer cannot connect to the remote computer. ...
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'Limited' WiFi Connection on Windows 8 Computer

To give some context, the computer I am trying to fix is a Lenovo 10. It was running on windows 8.1, after the owner updated it to windows 10, they had a bluescreen. They then used a system restore ...
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bridge or NAT to connect two routers?

I need to connect my ISP WAN router to my personal router. I need to access my networking services such as HTTP,FTP from the internet. My question is, what should I do in this case? Should I bridge ...
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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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Strange issue with network interfaces on freshly re-built pc

Ok, here goes. Just finished replacing the motherboard on my PC at home. I swapped it out no issues, the chipset on the old board was a Z170, replaced with a Z270. Everything seems to work absolutely ...
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How to determine a network cable's maximum speed?

I have some machines connected in my workplace network using Ethernet cables. I know some types of Ethernet cable can handle speeds up to 5 Gbps but I'm not sure which ones. So I want to determine the ...
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Hosting rebooted server, can not connect from laptop, can from elsewhere

I chatted with support on an issue yesterday. As part of the resolution the agent decided to reboot the server (...without permission). Since then I have not been able to access either the live site ...
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Do I have an Ethernet adapter?

I'm not too familiar with the technology/terms here. I'm trying to troubleshoot why I have a wireless connection but not a wired one to the internet. The connection is coming in fine, and I have ...
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Windows 10 keeps breaking file sharing

Here's the deal - I've got three laptops (all of them on the same OS = Windows 10 Home 64-bit; all updates/fixes installed). To make it more clear, this is how the structure looks like: Laptop no 1 (...

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