Questions tagged [network-adapter]

A network interface controller (also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter and by similar terms) is a computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network.

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Can someone explain virtual adapters a bit more in depth?

I do know that virtual adapters are used by virtual machines and vpn, but I don't understand how they actually work: Once a virtual adapter is created, is it some kind of pure software independent of ...
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Use a different network adapter over RDP

I'm looking for a way to use one network adapter as usual, and a second adapter only for RDP. My use case is I'm using my personal laptop to remote into a machine at my work. I run a VPN to connect to ...
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How to activate and select a USB WiFi dongle in a Chromebook, instead of the built-in device?

Our school-provided HP Chromebook 11 G5 has problems handling video calls over WiFi. Doing some research, I found out that many generic WiFi USB dongles are available and are supposedly compatible ...
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VMWare ESXi 7 install on Dell Optiplex 7080 fails with “No network adapters found”

Just got a refurbished Dell Optiplex 7080 Mini Computer and want to run VMWare ESXi 7.0 on it. When booting to a USB with the VMware ISO on it, the install gets going but fails abruptly with: No ...
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USB network card not detected at startup Ubuntu16.04

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 on the surface GO since 2018. To get wired network I am using a USB-C 3 port USB + LAN adapter. Problem Sometimes when starting up only the network card does not get ...
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Turning WiFi off, VS. disabling the driver

Sometimes, when I am not able to connect to a WiFi network, I turn off WiFi by clicking on this button: When that doesn't work, meaning, the WiFi network still has trouble connecting, I disable the ...
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How to display the number of currently open connections for a given NIC in a Debian system?

Imagine in a Linux-based router (a Debian distro) you have many NICs. How to print out number of open connections for a given NIC? (workarounds are acceptable answers)
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“Network cable unplugged” after reboot of windows computer

I have a weird behavior with my windows machine: I recently upgraded to a new computer (namely new mainboard and cpu). In general everything is working fine but sometimes after a reboot, The computer ...
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maximum number of NIC(Network Interface Controller) connection?

I'd like to know if there's maximum number of NIC connected in a Windows PC. By expanding USB 3.0 ports and connecting a lot of USB 3.0 type network adapter into it, can we connect limitless number ...
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Making a machine that's using a different network adapter internet reachable

So I know that if I use a bridged adapter with a VM, then my router will treat it as a physical machine, assign it an IP and I could use port forwarding on my router to make the VM reachable through ...
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Two NICs, One Subnet — Linux appears to be primarily transmitting on one NIC, and primarily receiving on the other NIC. How?

I recently pulled some hardware out of storage and put together a fileserver and for whatever reason, the motherboard has two gigabit NICs on it. Since I was tinkering, I figured I might as well plug ...
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Why is wifi slow on desktop pc but fast on laptop

I've tried reading other similar questions but none of the suggestions help. I have a new desktop PC. I bought around 5 months ago. Windows 10, AMD Ryzen 9 3900, 16GB 3200MHz RAM, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (802....
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order of dhcp interfaces

My debian server has two interfaces: iface eth0 inet dhcp iface eth0.40 inet dhcp It gets ip-addresses and anything else from an isc-dhcp-server. (That works well in common.) But the dhcp options ...
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Two network interfaces port access (Ubuntu)

I'm not so familiar with networking, but I'm trying to solve my problem by combining different solutions. Here is my problem. I have created a virtual machine (Ubuntu 16.04.7 Server) with two network ...
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VirtualBox VM with dedicated nic

I have two NICs on my host machine: eno1 and eno2. Both of these are connected to the same LAN and subnet, but with the intention that eno1 will only be used by the host OS, and eno2 will be dedicated ...
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Where is network adapter state information stored in the registry?

Running netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces in cmd shows some network interface information, including the state (connected or disconnected). Is this information stored in the registry and, if so, ...
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Windows 10 NIC disconnect after switch reboot

I'm seeing a strange problem on dozens of PC's in my organisation after the switch they are connected to reboots. This happens in different locations, on a number of different switches. The end result ...
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VMware Workstation16 player on Linux - externally Bridged NIC does not detect it's rightful Network (interface)

I humbly seek for an insight, please kindly help look into my situation: I have an internal NIC and an external NIC. Through the Virtual Network editor, I had bridged (and saved the configuration ...
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I bought a New Computer and it doesn't have a Wi-Fi Adapter

I bought a refurbished windows 10 HP from newegg. When I booted up for the first time it only gave me the option to connect to the internet via ethernet. After some investigation, I looked at the ...
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Network adapter requires a reset every 20-25 minutes after installing mesh wifi

After my household replaced their Nighthawk router with an Orbi mesh network, I have been experiencing regular network drops every 21 to 25 minutes on both my desktop and my laptop that require the ...
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SR-IOV: packets to a VF attached in a Virtual Machine

In SR-IOV enabled NICs we can create some number of virtual functions (VF), and attach those to virtual machine. This is my very rough understanding, so I'm sure I:m missing details. Does it mean that ...
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How to Curl API with more than one IP address on Windows Server?

I purchased a real server with 10 dedicated IP addresses and Windows server on it to run my website on it. My app try to call an API and I need to send each request with one IP at a time. That's why I ...
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Testing for NIC card problems

I have two computers on the same LAN, on the same hub. When I run a speed test on one machine, I have 200mbps download speeds. The other computer gets 80mbps sometimes, sometimes 20mbps, and sometimes ...
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WI-FI Nic showing 3 different transport id {Device id}

There was a problem with my network controller so i opened up cmd and started to check for interfaces. I noticed a strange thing that my Wifi network controller had 3 different Device ID (Transport id'...
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How to connect two PC's with two NIC cards where one NIC is for the network, the other NIC is for file transfer on both PC's

So I would like to have two PC's that will be connected to the router via one NIC card. and then the other NIC on both PC's will connect directly for file transfer. That's how I have it right now ...
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Binding of DNS Servers to Interfaces

I am deliberately leaving my platform unspecified for this question, though I will say that my "platforms of interest" are Linux and Windows 10. Suppose I have N NICs. Each is connected to ...
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Routing between network adapters on Windows Enterprise

I have 2 network adapters, one is "Mobile Broadcast Network" (10.123.1.23) and the other is LAN (192.168.1.1). I need to give the LAN adapter access to the cellular internet and I've tried ...
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Share Wi-Fi connection to ethernet and to the hotspot at the same time

I know that we can use the basic share feature to share the wifi connection to the Ethernet port, or to the Microsoft direct connection (Hotspot), but I can't share the wifi connection to the Ethernet ...
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Windows 10 can´t connect to local network with wifi and ethernet

for a few days now I’ve got a really strange problem with my network at home which (as far as I know) only affects my Windows 10 machines. My problem: My main computer is usually connected via ...
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managing more than one internet connection

I have 2 internet connections at my house. I want to game with one of them and use the other one for other things. I was searching and I found this solution that uses ForceBindIP. I wanted to know if ...
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How to modify ethernet adapter advanced properties without PowerShell?

I need to change ethernet adapter advanced properties (EEE, Interrupt Moderation, Flow Control, Wake on Magic Packet etc) on multiple computers running on Windows 7. Doing it manually is tedious and ...
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Wi-Fi doesn't work properly after waking up from sleep mode

This issue appeared about a month ago. When I put my computer in a sleep mode, Wi-Fi stops working and I need to restart my PC. I have read a lot of tutorials, they didn't help me. I tried to adjust ...
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Recommended 10Gb NIC in PCIe 4.0 1x slot? [duplicate]

I've been trying to figure this out for some time, and lots of googling has seen lots of discussion but no actual answers that I can find. I'm the happy owner of an AMD Ryzen system on an ASUS TUF ...
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Allow NIC card to accept unknown multicast frames in Windows 10

I want to sniff multicast frames between two devices. So I brought a tiny hub and connected the link that I want to sniff in two ports and to the third port a cable from my NIC card. I can see all the ...
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Showing all Network Adapters (connections) Icons in Windows 10 (and 7) System Tray (notification area, taskbar)

I need to have all the icons to monitor all the active connections at a glance in the notification area (system tray) (Windows 10, 7..). Currently, Windows shows only one icon, for only one of all the ...
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How to verify ethernet sleep and power saving is disable on ethernet cards in Windows?

I am accustomed to seeing a "Power Management" tab on my network adapter. As well, sometimes under the "Advanced" tab you will see something like "ecoSomething" or "...
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Network scheduler not effective with non-status reporting bandwidth allocation

I was recently introduced to concepts like sqm, bufferbloat and network schedulers or queueing disclipines like cake, fq_codel etc. # tc -d qdisc qdisc noqueue 0: dev lo root refcnt 2 qdisc mq 0: dev ...
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Does a USB-C ethernet adapter have a higher latency than a regular ethernet port?

Unfortunately, my new gaming laptop does not have a physical ethernet port. Will a USB-C to ethernet adapter produce the same latency(ping) as a physical ethernet port would? Also, how much CPU would ...
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Ifconfig command doesn't show wifi adapter

I have a little problem. I have 2 wifi adapters at home (1 TP-link T2U AC600 plus and a TP-link T4U AC1300), I installed the driver and have acces to the internet. So I think the configuration went ...
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How To Find Root Cause of Network Card Down

Recently I encounter a very puzzuling problem. We are doing AI traingings based on some type of NPU device. The training usually read/write data from/to some NFS directory, and during the training we ...
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Hosting an NTP server on both NICs

I’ve enabled the win32time service to host an NTP server on a machine with two NICs. Each NIC is on a different network. I can query the time server from one of the networks, but not the other. Can I ...
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Wifi disabled in windows 10

Every time i turn on my laptop, wifi is disabled. It takes a restart to make it work. I have tried reinstalling wifi drivers, read articles, even reinstalled windows but it didn't help. Lenovo Z500 ...
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How do I extend the Ethernet port of our laptop using switch or without it for NIC teaming purpose?

How do I extend the Ethernet port of our laptop using switch or without it for NIC teaming purpose? I want to use NIC teaming for faster Internet but my laptop has one Ethernet port, I want to add ...
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How does a MU-MIMO device with more antennas behave on a network with less?

If a device is MU-MIMO 4x4 and the router is 3x3 how does the device behave? Does the MU-MIMO just not work and behaves as a SU-MIMO? Or does it drop an antenna and work as 3x3? Or does it attempt to ...
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USB-C to Ethernet adapter – network connection is unstable

I am using Fedora 32 KDE spin on a 4 year old Dell XPS 9550. This laptop does not have an ethernet port. I purchased 4 different USB C to Ethernet adapters. But only the cheapest one gives me a stable ...
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Wake on LAN not working after some time

I have configured Wake on LAN on Windows 10, in network card device manager, BIOS and also router. After I hibernate / sleep the computer, wait 5 minutes and try wake it up, it wakes up. But after ...
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What is “Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter” used for?

When I type ipconfig /all command in Windows command prompt, it shows some adapters with description of "Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter" (see image below). Where did they come from ...
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Bind android emulator to a specific network adapter

I have 2 network interfaces on my Windows machine. 1 is my main WAN router, and the other is a modem with limited data cap. I have 2 problems I want to solve: I want my Android emulator (googles ...
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How to solve error 1068 the dependency service or group failed?

enter image description here I tried to start network list service but Iam getting an dependency error 1068. I tried: •enable related dependency services •modify registry key •repair Nlasvs.dll •reset ...
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connected but no internet

Im using same network for my laptop and my android device and i use a tp link wireless adapter on my laptop, i connected to this network with my laptop yesterday it was ok until some time in the night ...

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