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A computer network in a domestic setting is called a home network. It usually smaller than an office network, just connecting two or three computers and a modem/router.

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How to prevent Windows 10 IP address conflict for 0.0.0.0?

I sometimes see a message about Windows detecting an IP address conflict. It always seemed to be spurious, but today I noticed that it is associated with losing connectivity for several seconds. So I ...
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TP-Link omada ER706W gigabit VPN router configuration

I want to replace the router I bought with the router given by my service provider. The router my service provider gave me was specially produced and its name is TP-Link Archer C5v. The router I ...
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What could be the cause of multicast on Ports 3289, 22222 and 10004?

I've recently been monitoring my home network traffic heavily (using Netflow). Today I noticed some odd multicast coming from a Windows 11 laptop (it was left on, but unattended). I have AVG and ...
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ARP Requests causing network disconnection

Firstly, apologies if this is the wrong forum, happy to be pointed in the right direction... Recently got new Internet from Virgin Media and have been having constant network issues with them since on ...
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On Cisco IOS XE routers, do classes in service policies have their own queues by default?

I'm configuring a C1111-4p (Cisco IOS XE 17.12.02) router for home use. I want to prevent some torrent clients from disrupting the internet for other clients (calls, web browsing, etc). I've setup ...
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Strange VPN problems in new home network

I have a very strange problem after I moved apartments. I'm working remotely from Japan using a OpenVPN connection and connect to my work computer via Remote Desktop. I recently moved apartments. In ...
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ipv6 - how to make network hosts ignore advertised DNS

On my home network I have: Router provided by my ISP. DHCP server switched off in its configuration Raspberry Pi, running dnsmasq (among other things), providing DHCP and DNS servers. The Raspberry ...
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Setup home network with two routers and ZeroTier

I need some advice about my network setup. Before I had the following setup for my home network: Router A: In Bridge Mode Router B: 192.168.1.1 and DHCP with 192.168.1.0/24 Access Point A: 192.168.1....
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Unknown devices on router WiFi without password knowledge

I am facing a new (to me) situation. My ISP provided me with a Zyxel DX5401-B0 modem/router. Recently, I noticed in the list of connected devices a few ones listed as "unknown", with MAC ...
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Networking to get to containers on my local proxmox server from outside

I'm trying to set it up so that I can access one (or multiple) or my proxmox containers from the outside internet. Here's what I need help understanding: I don't have a static IP address at my house (...
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Is it possible to find the person who connected remotely to my PC via VNC?

TL;DR: My computer got remotely accessed and I want to know what the person did on it. The details: I started tinkering with remote connection because I wanted to remotely work on my home PC from ...
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Is there any way to setup 3 routers same network without double NAT?

I have this configuration but I get double nat problem and my NAT type is set to strict is there any way to solve this and keep it looking like this. +------[Router+modem]--+ | | ...
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Can I set up a VPN server without router access?

I want to be able to set up a Windows 10 PC so that I can connect to the internet remotely as if from the IP address of the PC. I do not have access to the router password (of the modem/router ...
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Issues with two Netgear R7450 routers on one network

Fiber ISP wired to Netgear R7450 #1, from Router #1 it is wired to a TV, Bedroom PC and 5 port switch. From the 5 port switch it is wired to my home office PC and to a detached office space where the ...
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Turning an old ADSL modem into a WIFI adaptor for PC? [closed]

My PC does not have a WiFi adapter right now but I have an old ADSL modem. Is it possible to configure the modem so I can connect it to my PC using a LAN cable and then use it as a WiFi receiver on ...
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Setting up network with media converters not working as expected

I am working on running 1Gbps internet from my house to a small building on my property about 200 to 250ft away. Here is what I'm trying to set up: Run Cat5e from modem/router about 75ft to Fiber ...
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How can I permanently set a Network Bridge to Private in Windows 11?

I have a Network Bridge connecting two PCs, configured as follows: PC 1 is connected to my local network via Ethernet PC 2 is connected directly to PC 1 via Ethernet A Network Bridge is setup and ...
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IPv6 hotspot on RPi with NetworkManager

I try to create WiFi hotspot on Raspberry OS (Bookworm) with NetworkManager. The basic tutorial https://raspberrytips.com/access-point-setup-raspberry-pi/ helped - I've got IPv4 hotspot which shares ...
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How do I SSH into this home router? Minimal web options, SSH connection reset by peer, telnet creates bad request

I'm looking to extract logs from my TP-Link Archer AX73 to do some basic network monitoring. I initially followed a guide involving an SNMP exporter but quickly discovered that there is no option to ...
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connecting a router to another via wifi: what feature does the router need to have?

I have the following setup (sorry for the poor diagram): I'm currently using a TP-Link Wireless N Router WR841N in "Hotspot Router" mode to connect via WIFI to my VDSL router, which in turn ...
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Home network SSH between two machines with two routers between them

Ok so in my home network I have two routers setup, one from my ISP and my own Linksys router. I am currently trying to setup a Pi connected to the ISP modem/router but since my workstation is ...
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How to run automatic monitor on my TP Link Deco M5 device?

I'd like to automatically monitor (and save history) my internet connectivity speed on my TP Link Deco M5. Any suggestions? Something like https://www.tp-link.com/us/support/faq/1462, or simple CLI ...
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VoIP phone only works when connected through a secondary Eero AP. Confused

A client reported one of their office VoIP phones was dropping calls within a couple seconds ever since they had a power surge at the office. When I arrived they also reported inconsistent speeds ...
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Lose internet connection if I plug into a second switch

I have a Calix 844G-1 modem (fiber) with the Wi-Fi disabled. The ethernet cables are plugged into a TP-Link 16-port switch (model TL-SG1016DE), and the rest of the house is wired from there. These two ...
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What would be the way to bring the internet to the house from the 4G USB internet stick which is 350 meters away? [closed]

I'm trying to bring internet to a cottage. The only way that the internet provider offers me is through a 4G USB internet stick. However, the problem is that the network signal is very bad in the ...
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Setting up home network with ISP provided router (Sagemcom F@st 5866 5G) and Netgear Nighthawk AX8

I'm aware this question has been asked before, however I would like to ask it again specific to my hardware models. I am technically savvy, but not so much in the networking sense. I am with TPG as ...
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How to ensure authenticity of sync target in WiFi network (do not run sync outside of home WiFi)

This is my first question and I hope to explain the situation well. Short explanation: I have a home network with various clients and a TrueNAS NAS. The NAS is target for backup and sync services e.g. ...
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Gateway responding with ACK instead of server. Causes RST

I have a service running on my LAN which works very intermittently. It serves a webpage just fine right after I restart the server running macOS 14.1 (I noticed this happening on multiple versions of ...
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Can't access secondary router's settings when linked to primary modem+router

I have a router-modem (call it A) provided by my ISP, that accesses the internet. I can access this router's settings page normally at its local IP adress at 192.168.100.1. I have connected my home ...
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How to bypas isp "blocking" port forwarding (multiple devices, same ip)?

My isp seems to assign 1 public ip to multiple users that are not on my network. which ruins port forwarding. Any way to bypass this. scanning my ip with nmap shows the desired port. but it doesn't ...
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Is routing local Wi-Fi traffic through a local wired VPN device any more secure?

I have several devices on a private local network - some wired (e.g PCs, laptops, SBCs) and some wireless (mobiles, tablets). I have a Raspberry Pi on the same network, connected via Ethernet only, ...
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Double Router setup does not help hiding the computers behind it from each other

I have the following situation: Router 1 Computer 1 Computer 2 Computer 3 Router 2 Computer 4 Computer 4 should not be accessible or visible to the other Computer X. But Computer 4 needs ...
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Create Network Bridge that will allow me to access my home network externally

I am trying to create network bridge on Linux so I could access my network externally. I would Like some ideas? or pointers
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Daisy chaining APs or connect them into the central router?

I have a question about connecting APs to the main router. In the picture below there are two options. Both options are connected entirely by ethernet cable and the access points act as ethernet ...
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Standard protocol(s) to advertise alternative internet gateways to local, already DHCP-configured network

Setup Imagine a run-of-the-mill home network with a bunch of devices connected to a router that acts as an internet gateway and DHCP server. Now one of these devices sometimes possesses its own, ...
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Recommended setup for sharing Internet access with neighbor

I own a single-family detached home, and the single-family detached home next door which is a rental property. I'm looking to provide Internet to the rental property, by sharing my main home's ...
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Prioritize LAN cable to access network (shared) drives over Wi-Fi

Situation I've two PC connected with LAN cable (without internet access) to each other. They also are on the same Wi-Fi network (with internet access). Current behavior When I use Internet on browser ...
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Connecting PC ethernet port to WAN port of router

I would like to perform nmap scanning on the WAN port of my router from my PC by connecting the ethernet port of the PC directly to the WAN port of the router. How can I assign an IP address to the ...
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second local network makes internet connection slow

My home setup is simple: a plain Windows 11 box, connected to the home router via wifi, along with other devices like laptop and tablet. Internet connection is fine. I try to set up another network ...
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How to recover a bricked D-LINK DAP-1360 wifi access point using TFTP and the TBS Bootloader?

I have a D-LINK DAP-1360 WiFi access point (Hardware version F2) that seems to be bricked. I have terminal access through the RX and TX ports and via a screen session using the screen /dev/ttyACM0 ...
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DNS slow to resolve when browsing, possibly DNS suffix related?

and thanks in advance for any help. I am a former software developer, so not technically clueless, but not particularly skilled at networking. I welcome any input on how to to better frame or support ...
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I'm not able to access my db via IP on one network but I can access it on a different network

I'm trying to access my db at 2##.##.##.### I'm not able to access it when I'm on my home network but I can access it via my office's network. When i use a VPN, I can access the db though. Can someone ...
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Wireless site survey for AP placement

How do you do a wireless site survey to plan AP placement? My understanding is that you set up the APs, measure the signal strength multiple times in every room, spaced by test resolution, and then ...
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Different subnet masks on same network

I have a home network which is currently setup to use the 192.168.1.0 / 255.255.255.0 IP subnet. with my ISPs router 192.168.1.254 as default gateway. I'd like to add some IP cameras to the same ...
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static ip address rootless containers

Is there any possibilities of allocating custom internal static ip address for podman rootless containers. And then expose them securely to the public internet through reverse proxy without opening ...
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Kubernetes Environment Setup on VirtualBox to learn CI/CD Pipeline (DevSecOps)

I am just planning to learn K8s. I am interested in learning about its interconnected technologies, such as the CI/CD pipeline and devsecops. I know all of them are broad topics. But I believe the ...
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how to publish a ganache client in Ubuntu 22.04 to local network

I have ganache client installed on my Ubuntu 2204. I want to publish the client for other local computers via port 8545. I run the ganache client via the command: $ ganache-cli --secure -a 10 -e 1000 -...
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What could be causing the issue between my patch panel, router and switch?

I have just wired all of my homes CAT cables into a patch panel. I have also changed the phone wall sockets into keystone Ethernet ports. Everything is wired using B configuration. My router and modem ...
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Computer Audio Over Network

I've got a computer tower that I'd like to relocate to the basement for noise and heat reduction purposes, leaving the monitor and KB/mouse in the office. I can use a KVM over IP HDMI extender for ...
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How to check which IPv6 is being announced in my network on Linux

My ISP provides IPv6 connectivity, but they say nothing about prefix length. However, my router must be announcing some prefix to the network for IPv6 configuration to take place. Is there a command ...
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