Questions tagged [home-networking]

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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Make vagrant box accessible from other computers on home network

I have a Vagrant box (using Virtual Box) running locally on my laptop. My laptop (the host) is running Mac OS 10.11.6; the guest is running Ubuntu 16.04. Currently, the guest is accessible from the ...
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How to transfer files from one system to another in a LAN can be done automatically as scheduled?

The Automation file Back up Storage System in a LAN over a Different Operating system can be Scheduled and Done automatically.
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Does this home-network work using an Ethernet Splitter?

The original plan was to have a home network as per the image below. But the cable guy forgot to install the second LAN cable in the internal wiring. Now, I'm left with only one LAN cable in the ...
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Isolate untrusted devices on home network

How can I use a second router to help isolate my smart devices and improve my network security? My smart devices need a WiFi password uploading to the manufacturer's servers to operate correctly. (...
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Unstable Wi-Fi connection

Here are the hard facts: In every speed test, I score at least 20 Mbps (I pay for 30, but that's a different topic ;-) TV and PS4 are wired -> all fine Notebooks and mobile devices are using Wi-Fi ...
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What is the best setup for keeping lan and security nvr separate

I've ran a home lan off of router for a long time. Including streaming devices and security DVR. I'm moving to iP nvr camera system and really want to separate my pc's from everything else. Would it ...
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I want add wan pppoe in linksys x3500 using telnet

i successfully added atm by this command: wan add interface atm 0.0.100 --linktype EoA and when i add pppoe using this command wan add service atm0/(0_0_100) --protocol pppoe --igmp enable --...
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Communication problems across subnets

Here is my network setup: [modem] -> [Router A] (IP: 192.168.1.1) -> [Router B] (IP: 192.168.0.1) Both routers have a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. My problem is that while devices connected to ...
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Raspberry Pi Able To Be Seen On Local Network, But Not On Public Network

sorry if this is a really noobie question, I am just getting into networking and running a small website kind of as a hobby. So right now I have a Raspberry Pi running the latest Raspbian Stretch ...
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Multiple LAN networks on a single Ethernet port?

I have a question. When a single Router is connected to 3 or more networks, can a Router know 2 of those different networks through a single Ethernet port/interface or does each network has to be ...
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Do routers forward MAC addresses to modems?

I found this question, but I'm still wondering if there were a way that a router could forward a laptop's MAC address to the modem, and if the modem could forward it to the ISP. Are there routers and ...
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Network with 2 routers and Raspberrys

I have the following network at home: I want to create a local network setup for my Raspis and the LinkSys router, so that I can move them around at work or home for easy configuration. I will just ...
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100mbps speed on a gigabit switch

Disclamer: I'm a total network noob. I'm setting up a home network. I have a small cheap gigabit switch (D-Link dlinkgo GO-SW-8G). I've placed it in a central(ish) location in my apartment and have ...
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Use USB scanner on home network

I've seen similar questions asked before, but they're kind of old. So I'm opening a new question to see if anything new has happened in this area. I have an Epson ES-400 and I'd like to put it on my ...
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How do I set up a Cascaded Router?

I have an AT&T wifi router (front of house) which I have connected via ethernet to a Linksys E2500 wifi router (for back of house). I'd like to be able to connect to the internet through wifi ...
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LEDE - Linksys 3200ACM - 3 Wifi Networks - How to assign an IP range only to one Wifi Network

Networking isnt my strongest subject. I have 7 Google homes, and I wish to use one of my Wifi radios to create a whole network just for the Google homes to cut down on stale sessions. Google homes ...
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Getting home prewired network jacks to work

Thank you for any help Moved into a new house and hooked up all my TVs, wireless internet, music, etc throughout the house, but i just dont understand how to get the wired ethernet jacks working. ...
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How to set up MoCA when already using coaxial for router

Problem Like many, I have a router in my basement that produces wifi for the whole house. In short, I would like ethernet connections upstairs. Bonus points if I can somehow put a wifi box upstairs ...
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Router to Router Connection issue

Is it possible to use a switch to connect two routers using straight-through cable instead of using a cross-over cable to directly connect the routers?
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I have a domain, static IP address and many devices I'd like to access outside my house. How do I route them?

I have a domain (e.g. example.com), static IP address (e.g. 212.5.5.5) and local devices at 192.168.0.1:80, 192.168.0.2:80, 192.168.0.3:80, 192.168.0.4:80, 192.168.0.4:47 (this one is not a website). ...
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Router // Networking

I want r2 to assign and lease ips to all the other device on the network and r1 to just act as a gateway. I wanna know if this is possible? enter image description here
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Connect mesh network using Ethernet cable

I’m trying to connect 2 ASUS AiMesh routers (DSL-AC68U as mesh router and RT-AC66U B1 as node) together with a long distance Ethernet cable. Mesh network is up and working over WiFi for now. So I ...
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Diagnosing a slow in-home ethernet connection when other connected devices are working fine

I have an Intel NUC connected directly to my router by a short Ethernet cable, running Debian 9. According to speedtest-cli, it's getting about 4mbps up and down, roughly symmetric. Meanwhile, most ...
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Slow file access/transfer speed over Wireless homegroup network

I have my three PCs connected to same wireless network and i have enabled file transfer sharing through homegroup. Now the issue is that i use an accounting software and the main database is placed ...
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Ethernet not working Ubuntu 18.04

I've been setting up a new homeserver and so far I have not been able to make it work properly. I want to use the Ethernet cable I've used before, but Ubuntu (18.04) is not using it correctly / at all....
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Make raspberry pi accessible over private IP inside my network while using VPN for Outside traffic

Wondering if there is anyway to setup something (maybe like another virtual network) on my pi that would allow me to connect to it from inside my home network on its private IP while external traffic ...
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Iperf for Windows - where to find newer versions?

I have just noticed that in openSuse I have iperf version 3.5, where as on Windows I cannot find anything newer then 3.1.3, which dates from June 2016! I still assume that iperf is the most ...
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How can I assign dynamic ips to machines on my local network?

I have comcast as my ISP. Now... I have a question, and I want to know if this is even possible to do. I noticed when I'm on my phone (Verizon), flick off LTE and then flick it on, my IP address ...
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What is the correct name for the node through which the internet “enters” a home network?

I hate asking this question because it seems like the answer should be obvious but I can't think of it. I don't mean the box on the outside of the home. I mean the box in the home that usually ...
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How to set up bridge network connection for Fedora 30 to work with libvirt KVM

To work with KVM VM's in Fedora 30 I need to set up bridge connection. So I managed to write some simple script, but seems i have some issue. If i am correct, then properties i entered for bridge ...
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Separate Subnet for IoT: Suggestions and Feedback

My home network is growing with IoT devices and I think I'd like to put the IoT devices in a separate subnet. I have a Linux box that I use as my firewall/server and then all of my clients are behind ...
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What could be causing this packet loss on my broadband cable connection?

My home internet has been unreliable for the past month and so far my ISP has been at a loss to figure out why, so I want to make sure I've ruled out all possible causes on my end. I have a 150/15 ...
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Raspberry Connection Timeout locally

I have Raspberry Pi which is kind of controller for music and window blinds at my home. It's accessible from Android App through local network over WIFI and through Google Home over the internet. ...
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can google home access mp3 files on pc or raspberry?

how do I get google home mini to access raspberry pi or PC mp3 files on command? the youtube subscription isn't what looking for ,I want to play music and movies from my own library can i get google ...
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Disadvantages of field termination plugs for home networks

For my home network I consider to use field termination plugs like this instead of a patch panel or keystones. In my basement there are about 20 CAT7 cables which I need to connect to a (web ...
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Modem without bridge mode and personal router

I recently switched ISPs and received a new modem. Back with my old ISP, I had three public IPs and my modem was able to switch to bridge mode. My previous setup was like this. Modem -> Router (...
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Simple way to verify 10Gbit performance of a home network

In my new house I have CAT7 cables for my home network which should support network speeds up to 10Gbit. Now in 2019 10Gbit is a overkill for me and upgrading my switches and PCs to 10Gbit is too ...
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SSH via putty on windows only working on second try

I'm on windows and when trying to connect to anything in my home network via putty/ssh it always takes two tries to succeed. It always comes back with Network error: Connection timed out on the first ...
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Home network cabling (F/FTP, U/UTP, U/FTP)

I am doing some re-wiring at home and I am buying new patch cables. Here they are: http://www.justslim.eu/index.php/slimlight/slimlightutp You can get these in either U/UTP, U/FTP or F/FTP and I ...
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Is it possible to use the iPad mobile data for all WAN access on a Linksys router?

I have an iPad with unlimited data and the personal hotspot feature. I also have a Linksys WRT3200ACM running DD-WRT. This router is my primary router for my home network devices (NAS etc). Would it ...
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QNAP NAS Virtual Network apapter

i can't get it to configure the virtual network adapter to access docker dontainer on my home network. Here is a screenshot of the current configuration: virtual switch docker network Default ...
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Does local network sharing reveal real IP address when connected to VPN

I have two desktop computers. One computer is connected to a VPN at all times. The other computer I use is for personal use, and is never connected to a VPN. I want to use Syncthing to share files ...
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How can I check the bandwidth that is using every device inside a network?

I have issues sometimes with my connections that are a little bit weird, and for example sometimes but for short periods, I can receive information but I the send it stuck, and is not a problem of my ...
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Modem/router provided by ISP can only filter 6 MACs… what are some alternative implementations?

My ISP provided ZyXEL C3000Z router. I'm trying to configure MAC filtering -- to permit only whitelisted addresses to connect. After I added my 6th device (4 laptops -- 2 work issued, 2 personal, ...
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Guest WiFi with additional Access Point?

I wanted to set up a guest wifi for friends and family when they come over so it's easier to manage. I found an option to enable a guest wifi on my fritzbox with a separate password and enabled that. ...
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EdgeRouterX connect eth0 to LAN 1 and 2 on other eth ports

I recently bought a EdgeRouterX and got it up and running (well, kind of). I got it running in WAN+2LAN2 mode (using the wizard): On eth0 I got my home network as it was upon today (all internet ...
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Modem and wifi connection

I was recommended to purchase a Linksys Velop and a Netgear CM700 modem to connect my entire house. The modem I have seen including the CM700 has only one Ethernet connection. My old surfboard modem/...
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Boosting WIFI signal 20metres [closed]

I have two properties in a street, around 20 metres apart and two other houses in between. Is it possible to boost the wifi siginal so I can use in both properties? What type of hardware would I need ...
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vSphere Web Client Service not available (host), but VM still available

i have a vSphere host (ESXi 6.7 U2) on which i currently have a VM running. Both have their own IP. Currently I have a problem that the host loses the connection (IP is released on dhcp). The VM is ...
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how to have multiple power line adapters on the same store

I have a TP-Link ethernet-only power-line adapter that works like a charm. But my needs have changed and now I want to connect two more devices, one that will work as an access point in another room ...