Questions tagged [lan]

LAN, short for Local Area Network, is a network that connects multiple devices in a limited geographical area, such as a room, an apartment or a building. Currently, most LANs are based on Wi-Fi, linked together with means of a central wireless router or Ethernet transmission, where computers are linked via cable.

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Using ffmpeg to send video-stream to IP on local network with UDP

I have a project going on where I want to end up having one host computer (H) able to do a lot of heavy duty tasks, and one client computer (C) sending inputs to H and receiving a video-stream of what'...
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tenda N301 sys, wlan light not working only lan 3 light is on

my tenda N301 is not emitting wifi signal nor its sys light is on only lan3 light is on even there is no cable connected to port 3. tried resetting but it do not reset even after pressing reset button ...
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Security differences in going online by WiFI vs by Ethernet lan cable

Which relevant differences are there when comparing: going online with a computer via WiFI connection or using a Ethernet port and connect with Lan cable to the computer? 1) Aspects such as: VPNs, ...
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How to determine what limits the throughput of a local HTTP server?

I am trying to understand what limits the download speed of a local (LAN) HTTP server. If I have files on one PC, why can't I transfer them to another PC on my network as fast as the local connection ...
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two network (one lan and one via usb internet)

I don't want the LAN network to connect to internet only for remote controlling computer, but the remote control computer itself has internet which is via google Fi through USB
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Vigor - Mapping known IPSEC/Cisco VPN settings to a lan-to-lan connection

I have the following (fictitious)VPN connection settings that works successfully on my MacOS to connect to my office VPN IPSEC/Cisco IPSEC Server address:10.20.30.40 Account: Acc Name Password:...
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remote SSH device to communicate with devices on a local network

I have a question regarding networking. So I have a device on a completely different network that I can SSH into with my laptop. I want the device to communicate with some other devices locally on my ...
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How does many devices affect router/modem strength on LAN/WAN?

I was wondering if you connect many devices (10000+) on wi-fi router/modem without using internet, if they can affect the speed and how? I looked many answers but most of them talk about it when you ...
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How to set up the RDP connection to connect one computer to another computer in the Home network?

How to set up the RDP connection to connect one computer to another computer in the Home network? Both the computers are running on Windows 10. I am trying to connect the Desktop from my Laptop. I ...
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Multi-player “LAN” games via OpenVPN with 3 players or more

We (my friends and me) have the following problems: We have an own OpenVPN server on Debian Linux. This is configured properly, the VPN works like a charm. But if we join together and want to play ...
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Why does my WiFi suddenly slow down a lot, then after I restart my PC, it's fine?

So, I have no idea why this happens sometimes, but I leave my computer on for quite a while as I run a server on it. Then suddenly, WiFi gets really bad. But after I restart my computer, the Internet ...
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Reliable name resolution in local networks

I find that name resolution of local machines in home networks is getting less and less reliable, especially on mobile devices. In an attempt to secure DNS queries, some browsers/devices always use a ...
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Wake on LAN Issue

I just installed Pulseway Manager and enabled Wake on LAN. It was set up on port 9 UDP. With Pulseway app, I can use it normally when on same wifi. But as soon as I move to other apps on Google Play ...
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Share VPN access within LAN with Cisco AnyConnect

Any way to share VPN access within LAN with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client? The problem is, I am able to connect (ssh) to my Linux host before starting VPN, however, after starting VPN ...
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Router limits speed to all LAN/wirelss ports to less than 100/

We have a Linksys EA8300 that feeds a Mimosa antenna network as well as a few ASUS routers downstream. COX serves a stable 300 mbps but the routers puts out just 100 despite having gigabit rating ...
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Docker: Connect docker container straight to hosts LAN

I have 2 docker containers, 1 running pihole and another running Nextcloud. Right now, they are both using the default bridge, pihole running on the hosts port 80 and Nextcloud on the hosts port 8080. ...
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Firewall with NAT, Do I Need A Router?

I have a home lab that is behind a Juniper NS-50 firewall. I can reach the firewall's admin page from a laptop (on the trusted LAN), but I can't get the servers within the (trusted) lab to communicate ...
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Gigabit lan has slow speeds

So I am trying to setup gigabit lan and be able to transfer files across computers at over 100 MB/s. But I can only achieve 20-25 MB/s. My setup is the following: - Two machines: a brand new laptop ...
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Is it possible to send two different internet connection using same media converter?

I have a broadband internet connection that ISP provided me with one media converter. Then the connection is divided into two with a lan switch to provide connection to my neighbour. Is it possible to ...
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How can a LAN admin enforce YouTube Restricted Mode on their network?

I’m confused. How does a LAN administrator change an application setting, in this case YouTube Restricted Mode, on every device in the LAN? The LAN admin does not have physical access to these devices ...
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Make Remote VPS appear like a LAN Device

I have a remote VPS with its own public internet IP. I would like to communicate with the VPS from within my LAN as if it were a LAN device, with a static LAN IP address, and allow the VPS to ...
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Why is the speed and quality of streaming (over LAN) so different?

Can someone explain why is the quality and speed of streaming over LAN (for example with VLC Streaming) less better than apps like DroidCam where it's the same principal? I tried many times to stream ...
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Struggling to connect my MacBook to my router via ethernet

I've moved into a newly built house and had the electrician install ethernet ports to run from where our router will be to two other points in the house. Neither of these ethernet ports are working so ...
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Why two device on the same router cannot communicate to each other

I am very new to networking and I don't know much about them so please make it simple for me. so right now I have two devices connected directly via Ethernet ( LAN 1 = Server and LAN 2 = PC ) to the ...
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How to connect two computers across the web using VPN / LAN

I see this free LAN software offering P2P connectivity: https://www.freelan.org/configuration_examples.html it has this example: my question is - what defines "bob.someisp.com" and "alice....
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If Remote Desktop is disabled on a PC, can I still alternatives for RMC?

Basically the title says it all. If built in remote desktop is disabled on a machine, can I still user third party software like teamviewer to remotely access said machine via my LAN?
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Windows 7 become slow when ever connected to LAN. Goes back to normal when the LAN is removed

One of our Windows 7 Machine (Laptop) is experiencing a physical network issue. Using WiFi has no problem but whenever I connect the LAN cable, the system becomes slow. Opening files, emails, or even ...
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Why i have one isp on wireless and the other on ethernet?

I got another isp but for the rest of the month ill have both so i called and the technician told me he was gonna enable the connection with the other. With the old isp i had 8 mb with the new one i ...
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FreeLAN for Virtual LAN Gaming

I have 2 Windows 10 PCs on different networks and I need to connect them on LAN. I am using FreeLAN and configured it as follows: A (host): freelan.exe --security.passphrase "pass" --tap_adapter....
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change network type to private from public

So i want to change the network type to private on all computer on the our firm network. First idea was making a batch file, and run on every PC. Is it the simplest way to do this ? And how can i ...
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How to see computers on LAN in real time?

I hate it when I connect to any LAN with my windows machine and then I open the Network and you can't see all the computers but you know they are there. Because when you type in '\\ip-address' or '\\...
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Can a screw terminal jack handle high speed (> 100 Mbps) Ethernet?

The builder ran Cat-6 cable through the walls, and then installed these screw-on RJ-45 Ethernet jacks: To my eye, because the twisted pairs are untwisted for an inch or two, it's highly unlikely ...
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Receiving data both from Wi-Fi and LAN

I live in a structure where we have a limited download speed (3Mbps) per device due the "large population" in there, so i was wondering if it's possible to put together phone and pc download speeds. ...
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Mediaconverter is not working

I just bought an new mediaconvertr for my fiber optic internet. The problem is that the FX light is not blinking so I have no input. My setup is: Tp-Link Archer C3200 Tp-link MC210CS LWL-Patchkabel ...
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Allow laptop to access only 1 LAN network i.e COMPANY.COM

I have small company, I want my laptops to have internet access only with my company's network, i.e company.com network. I do not want others to take company's laptops to other places and connect ...
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Share LAN via hotspot though proxy (Windows)

Let's say my source of internet is LAN, and I want to share the LAN internet via wi-fi hotspot. I can use connectify for this, or even do it manually with netsh Now, what if I want to share this ...
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Are these 2 private LAN IP addresses on the same subnet or are in different subnets? [closed]

I am not so into networking and I have the following doubt related to some machines into the network of a customer. So I have the following situation. MACHINE 1: 10.173.17.92 MACHINE 2: 10.173.21.80 ...
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How to force a single application to avoid a VPN tunnel and just use the LAN?

I have two laptop computers on my local wireless network, and I control them both with Mouse Without Borders. It works fine, and the computers locate each other by name. When I start Cisco VPN on ...
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Is an open port on Router a threat if it's forwarded to a host which not exist

Consider we have port 65434 open on router (open for WAN). The port forwarding is done to a host which does not exist. Can a hacker exploit this open port on router which leads nowhere?
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Need to connect Windows 10 PC to wired LAN but block internet. Internet through wireless

Is there a rather straightforward way to allow a specific Windows 10 PC on a LAN network to access LAN resources through ethernet, but allow internet only through wirelessly connected to an access ...
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Test new Dedicated Internet Access line

Our provider has just installed a EdgeCore switch/router in our office and I would like to test out the speed with my laptop. Here's what I'm provided 1) a range of LAN IP address/subnet 2) WAN IP ...
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Difference between dedicated NIC and OnBoard NIC

Currently I'm setting up my Fedora 31 system to use 12 virtual machines using KVM. I did so almost 2 years now, and my old system was having 100% I/O load on my LAN interfaces almost all the time. ( ...
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Opening port in pc's firewall and not on network

If i understand this correctly, when you open a port on a pc's firewall your port will be open to Lan(computers on the same network) this sould not give risks unless your lan network is not safe? ...
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How to play with friends from another country?

I used to play in Europe with my friends with some classic LAN games such as Warcraft 3 or CS 1.6, however, I moved out last year to North America, but would still like to play with them time to time. ...
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How do I stop my school from configuring policies? [closed]

My school stops my computer from getting windows updates and prevents the use of lots of other tasks. I have an admin account on my computer so that isn’t a problem. Every time I make a local change ...
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Docker network equivalent of virtual machine bridged network mode

I want to deploy a Docker container within a network that appears accessible with its own link layer device / MAC address, the equivalent of a virtual machine with a bridged mode network adapter. In ...
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Networking problems disappear when a switch is connected to gateway via another switch

I have a strange problem, and I wonder if anyone can give me insights on its root-cause. If my switches and firewall/gateway are in the following configuration: Then the machines connected to the ...
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How to transmit video and internet over same lan

I was able to extend my hdmi cable over 50 meters using my hdmi lan extender. I want to know is there any way by which i can pass my internet through the same cable, so that the recieving end (tv), ...
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How do I correctly configure a wireless router that's connected to an ONT?

My physical network setup is like this: Fibre Optics from ISP > Splitter > PON Connector > ONT > From LAN1 of ONT to WAN on Wireless Router> Via Wi-Fi my other devices are connected My ONT Model: TP-...
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LAN to Laptop to AdHocWiFi to Whatsapp Call doesn't work

I try to connect my Laptop to LAN network, then host a ad-hoc Wi-fi network and connect with my phone to call per whatsapp. However, Whatsapp throws the error the network doesn't allow calls. For ad-...

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