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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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Is it a bad idea to use WiFi to connect computers on the shop floor of a small/medium Manufacturing plant? [closed]

I'm the new IT manager for a small-mid sized manufacturing company. I'm also new to IT in general, this is my first job after graduating with a computer science degree. We manufacture HVAC parts and ...
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Networking with local devices while using VPN

In my home network, I have Linux Mint 20.3 on my laptop and Android 11. They both use Wireless LAN created by my router. Sometimes when I switch on VPN on either of the device, then I am unable to ...
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How to use a Wireless ADSL modem Router as a Access Point?

I have two modes similar this: I live on the first floor of an apartment. Also one of the mentioned modem is inside my apartment (connected to the ADSL port) and has internet as well. I connect to it ...
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Why is transferring a file over LAN so slow?

I have two Windows 10 machines. Both are connected via cable to a hub. The switches are connected by cable and one hub is connected with the router for internet via cable (so no WiFi involved). The ...
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Can I have one gateway for each subnet I want to reach?

I've seen multiple questions here and articles elsewhere about this. I get that a subnet can only have one gateway and I get why - devices wouldn't know whether to use the first or second to get to ...
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Mysterious device connected to my lan

I have a dlink router with openwrt installed on it. I have noticed that a device is connected to my lan connection, and i have no idea what is it! It has no hostname, its mac address is : F8:75:A4:22:...
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finding and enabeling LAN DNS

While looking into mdns for an IOT device I was making I discovered that on my home network if I typed in hostname.lan, chrome browser would resolve the address to the appropriate local device with ...
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Can you connect 2 networks from 2 different providers to 1 motherboard?

I was unhappy with the reliability of the broadband offered by my mobile service provider, but they've made it so there isn't a TV plan I'm happy with w/o broadband, so I'm still connected to them. I ...
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Connecting all vpn clients into a single network

I have a Ubuntu server with IKEv2 VPN configured. I have 2 (will be more) Windows clients, that can connect to VPN. I want them all to be "bridged", like they are all physically connected to ...
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devices have wifi connection but no internet

I have a reoccurring problem: only for WiFi connected devices (wired works fine). WiFi signal is good (both over 2.4 or 5 GHz). devices have WiFi connection but no internet connection. problem happens ...
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connecting to devices on laptop's LAN through VPN connection

I am currently running an instance of OpenVPN client on my colleague's laptop which has a number of devices on its LAN connected to the ethernet port through an unmanaged switch (192.168.1.x/24) and ...
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How to turn computer on within same LAN via command prompt in Windows 10?

Let's say Wakeup On LAN has been enabled in BIOS on pc01, and it's offline. Now I want to bring pc01 online via command prompt from pc02. Both computers on same LAN. What's the command I could use on ...
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Wake on lan alexa skill not working with a lan-wan configuration

Hello i have this configuration routers: fiberconnection----fritzboxrouter-----redmirouter----PC Actually dhcp in on in the two routers, different ip, and connection from fritz to redmi is wan-lan i ...
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Share internet and local network

In the building I live they have their own WiFi called Mobyklick(s). To access the internet I have a username and password, but I don't have access to the router. I have several devices at home that I ...
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How to find hostnames of devices on local network in addition to model, MAC, and IP?

I am able to use NMAP and arp-scan to find local IPs, MAC addresses, and device Models. However this is unable to find any device names (not models like Apple). Using Nmap with DNS reverse lookup with ...
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TP-LINK Archer C7 limits connectivity on devices picked (seemingly) randomly

TP-Link Archer C7 v5 updated to last possible version of firmware. Today, as I was connected to it's network, my laptop (Manjaro Linux Machine) displayed a "Limited Connectivity" ...
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avahi-resolve failing for services on local machine

I'm trying to setup newtek NDI for video streaming on local network. NDI uses mDNS for service discovery as described here. I already have NDI services running on windows machine and iOS device and I'...
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Can 1000Base-T Ethernet be connected to 100Base-T Ethernet?

I want to connect 1000Base-T Ethernet to 100Base-TX Ethernet. 1000Base-T MDI lines have 8 signals whereas 100Base-TX has 4 signals. Does this create any problem if I connect both of them or auto-...
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Connect USB Thermal Xprinter to Lan Network on Windows 10

I have a setup with a computer and 4 thermal usb printers. I want to see the printers on the lab network already setup. With this; I can send print order to any printer on the network. I have tried ...
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Static IP Assignment on the Local Area Network removes computer from the internet

I have a small PC that I am using as a media server. I set the IP Assignment to Manual, and gave it a static IP address. However, doing this pushed it off the internet, and that Ethernet port now ...
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How do I connect PC to router (ethernet for internet) and PC to laptop (WiFi for file sharing (LAN))?

I'm looking to configure my network as follows: PC to router via ethernet for Internet Why: high speed/stable/reliable connection between router and PC; segregation from WiFi because I intend on ...
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Subnet cross-access with three routers

I am trying to build a home network with three routers and one switch. My search here and on the internet didn't yield much, partly due to every question being very specific and also me being a novice ...
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Two network interfaces, one randomly fails

I have a desktop (named "D") and a laptop ("L") connected by ethernet to a router ("Wormhole"). This router only serves to connect these two computers. Additionally, I ...
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Difference in LAN speed on different devices using PLC/PowerLAN

I don't know if this is the right place for my question, but I don't know where else to ask for advice... I have issues with the internet connection on my desktop PC. Scenario/Background My Gateway is ...
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Ways to set up routers with the same SSID

I'm planning the network for the house I'm blueprinting.  I intend to have three routers around the house.  Conveniently, the company has a fiber optics modem with three ports. Now, Since the modem ...
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Ip configuration was unavailable for eth0

I am trying to connect my laptop to an ethernet cable lan network but it is giving me this "Ip configuration was unavailable" error on linux os. I have both windows and linux on my dual ...
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Change Lan IP Address of router

I was planning to extend my wifi range to dead zones using another router. Both of my routers have Gateway IP address: 192.168.0.1. After looking into methods of how to convert router to access point, ...
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Access Point loses connection to the main router occasionally

So my setup is as follows: ISP ONT [LAN] -> [WAN} Archer C6 [LAN] -> [LAN] Archer C20 (Dumb AP)ONT IP: 192.168.1.1 Archer C6's interfaces:https://imgur.com/a/pMyppoUDHPC range: 192.168.2.1-192....
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Connecting to LAN through DDNS from said LAN

There is a situation i'm having trouble with: Let's have two physical places, PLACE A and PLACE B. In PLACE A, I have configured the router to have a DDNS placea.ddns.net, i have also configured port ...
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How can I connect 2 monitors/mice/keyboard to 1 PC over a LAN?

I want to put a computer in the basement for my recording studio. I also want to connect and operate the same computer whilst in the attic of the house. The connections for the keyboard, mouse and ...
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Connect Portable Cluster to Different LANs Dynamically

I just got a job that requires me to relocate every few months. I can't take my homelab rack with me so I'm building a small portable ITX TrueNAS cluster (microwave size). I don't know much about ...
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two routers linked by LAN to LAN

I have a network with two router where everything works but, from what I’ve read, should not Situation. I have been using a modem/router (router B) on ADSL circuit and my have ISP sent me new modem/...
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Cannot ping other LAN devices

I have a ZTE F618V2 that I got from my ISP. I'm trying to connect 2 devices using the 2 ethernet ports on the router(192.168.1.2 and 192.168.1.3, respectively), but they do not see each other. Pinging ...
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Didn't get 1000 Mbps speed on self crimpled LAN cable

I have New D-Link cat 6 stranded 20 meter LAN cable on which I want to run my internet connection. Problem is that I'm unable run it on 1 Gbps speed only running at 100 Mbps. While the LAN cable (...
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Why private VMware network recognized as unidentified (public) network?

I have two virtual machines in VMware: Domain controller and DNS server (10.250.0.21) Application container (10.250.0.31) I have a virtual NIC (VMnet1) on the host configured as "Host-only"...
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SSH Network is unreachable

I have 2 ubuntu systems , 1 lan cable. I need to transfer data(FILE OR DIRECTORY) using lan cable.( Note : there is no online network connection) I tried using ethernet and connected both ends in ...
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Why did switching WAN and LAN ports on my router result in "passthrough" of the network on that router to a router connected to a LAN port?

Here is the question I was going to ask: I have a Verizon FIOS box, which comes with a mandatory Verizon router, to which I connect a Netgear router. All devices in the house are connected to the ...
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Building VoIP Lan to Apartment Lan

I am quite new on network engineering (coming from programming background). Got stuck at this problem. Example 1 I have an ASUS RT-AX86U AX5700 router and the building has a 2N Helios IP Verso ...
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Realtek Gaming GbE Family Controller not working

I am currently on Windows 10 19043.1415 build. After the latest update of Windows, my Ethernet driver(Realtek Gaming GbE Family Controller 10.54.1111.2021) suddenly stopped working. I tried recovering ...
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One router seemingly cancels other router on a multiple router network setup

There is a main router (Router 0 (TP-Link WR850N)) and two routers (Router 1, Router 2 (Netis WF2409E)) are connected with it as LAN (LAN of Router 0 to WAN of Router 1 and Router 2). Both have DHCP ...
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Can't ping LAN devices from Wi-Fi connected devices

I'm really struggling finding answers to my problem. I have a PC that is connected via Ethernet cable (LAN), and I have a laptop that is connected over Wi-Fi. When pinging, the two devices were not ...
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What is my subnet and gateway [closed]

When I connect my iPad to my Mac using personal hotspot, do I form a LAN? If yes, then what should be my subnet and what acts as my gateway?
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separate internet connections/routers for VPN and internet

Is it possible to use an entirely separate internet connection just for the VPN-tunnel? Following setup: We have a LAN with several devices (let's call it LAN-1). This LAN is connected to a firewall ...
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What driver is compatibility with USB\VID_0FE6&PID_9700&REV_0101 hardware id?

I use windows server 2016 and external lan card. Hardware Id is : USB\VID_0FE6&PID_9700&REV_0101. I test several driver but does not work. Please guide me.
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Network randomly loses connection and reconnects after 2 minutes

I got some networking issues and already tried a lot of stuff. First of all I'll give you some hardware infos and then I'll write a list of stuff I already tried. I really hope you can help me here. ...
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Can't access Windows Laptop localhost on Android Phone in same local net

Disclaimer: I know there are a few variants of this problem on this site but none of them helped me solved my problem -- Believe me I'd be more than happy if I didn't have to post another one. Follow-...
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Tomato forward ip lan address from wan to lan

Somewhat simple (I hope), and maybe already posted here, but I didn't find anything like it. My router LAN is 192.168.1.0/24. Its WAN IP is 192.168.0.100, on the subnet 192.168.0.0/24. I want to ...
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Access Internet from One Router but Fall Back to another for Local Devices

I am working on a robotics project in which we have a primary router that gives internet access, but it is configured to isolate devices connected to it. We have a secondary router that various robots ...
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If I add devices within the router settings to a LAN, will those devices be able to ping each other?

I'm just wondering if I add two devices where it says "add" if they would be able to ping each other then. Page where I'm thinking of adding devices
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No internet on Windows 10 Notebook

I am using a Dell Precision 5550 with Windows 10 21H1 Build 19043.1237 I don't have an internet connection. Lan is plugged in and lan name is shown but windows states "No Internet". Same for ...
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