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How to turn on network discovery for a specific network on Windows 10?

I have two network adapters connecting to different networks A and B. I want to turn on network discovery for adapters/network B only but changing the setting in Network and Sharing Center seems to be ...
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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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how to allow packets for WS-Discovery

I have a linux machine with ufw firewall, a program runs WS-Discovery that works as intended when ufw is disabled but fails to return anything when it is enabled, what I tried without success: _ ...
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Good LAN Plug And Play protocols (as of 2021)?

What would be (as of today) the best cloud-less way to allow a number of IoT client devices to automatically discover the IoT server/gateway on the same/other or upstream/downstream network (or, in ...
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"network discovery is turned off" and won't turn on

I have done quite a bit of research on this but every tutorial that I managed to find are saying the same thing. What you need to do: Enable DNS Client Service Enable UPnP Device Host Service Enable ...
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How to make Linux domain service accessible globally

I am working on a case study where there is a company which has a couple of windows system like Windows home and pro running windows based software. The company wants to expand globally and for that, ...
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Home router difficult to access remotely

I've been trying to debug this problem for a week or two now, and haven't been able to figure out what the issue is/if there's anything I can do to resolve it. I have a home Xfinity router that's ...
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Determine the current dynamic IP address of a computer through VPN?

I have a Linux office desktop at a university, and I have VPN to access it from home (using SSH & VNC). The problem is that the desktop gets assigned a different address every time it is booted, ...
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Network Switch Cisco 2960X not allowing WS-discovery

I've been trying to set up a Cisco 2960X switch with an IPcamera Panasonic WS-S1131. An .exe is used to obtain information from the camera and to set it up. However, this isn't working when connected ...
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How to change NetBIOS name on macOS Mojave?

I need to change the NetBIOS Name under "System Preferences" -> "Network" -> "Advanced..." -> "WINS"; but I can click Ok, Apply or whatever; the OS will completely ignore my entry and keep the ...
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Static IP causing Windows 10 Pro to loose some Network Discovery

Trying to get network discovery to work on our new Windows 10 PC with our existing Windows 7 Network which also has a NAS on it. Firstly to get the network running dynamically on two of the windows ...
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SMB Discovery - Discovering shared folders on the network

Is there a way where we can discover all the devices in the network with shared folders? Typically like how the network folder works in windows. Would any java/android library support smb discovery??
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Logging MAC of all machines on my network

I would like to know what machines connect to my home network. My thought was to have a MySQL database with an entry for each machine, with the timestamp of when I saw it last, and a tally of how many ...
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Did Windows 10 April Update break network discovery and Samba support?

It seems Window's network discovery / name resolution doesn't work anymore on computers freshly reset with the new April update for Windows 10 (Build 1803). (Computers that were merely updated don't ...
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Why a device is not detected on pci network card?

UPDATE 1 The OS on the server is Windows 10 Enterprise I have a device that is connected directly to a server with an ethernet cable. No other ethernet cables or devices are connected to the server. ...
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Is it possible to set up a VPN between two routers in the same house with different external IP addresses?

I recently moved so South Korea. My house has ethernet jacks in each room, but each jack pulls a dedicated external IP address from the ISP -- for instance, I don't need any routers in order to access ...
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Can ping but cannot be pinged

At my company we have a notebook (Dell Precision 7510) with Windows 7, logged into domain that started acting strange. It can ping others and access anything that it has to (remote, file shares, etc.)...
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Cat7 cable doesn't work on only one computer

I'm running into a strange issue with a Cat7 cable seemingly not working for just one computer. I picked up a a new computer yesterday and connected the Cat7 cable from my current desktop to the new ...
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How to find the routers in a LAN

I am connected to a LAN, say 10.1.1.0/24. I discovered that there are several other systems connected to the LAN (say 15 to 20), but Nmap wouldn't tell clearly what they are (OS detection wise). The ...
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Unable to access router home page

I am Unable to ping router at 192.168.10.1 I want to access the router to change wireless security passphrase Why I am not able to access with web browser? Machine Details: Win7, IP: 192.168.10.103,...
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ARP and LLMNR floods from Windows 10 host on Ethernet

I just discovered an anomaly on my network that has presumably been going for some time. My wife's laptop (192.168.1.116 alias Sarahs-ROG.local) is sending ARPs for huge blocks of IPs to broadcast ...
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Mobile devices given name of “occam” or “Razor” when viewing network in Windows 7 and later?

I’ve encountered various threads, on support.microsoft.com and on various Windows support forums, where a user (like myself, today and in the past) has seen an unknown mobile device (represented with ...
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Retrieving Bonjour (Zeroconf/mDNS) name from IP address

It seems that this is the best way to get the Bonjour name from an IP address: $ dig -x 192.168.214.108 @224.0.0.251 -p 5353 ; <<>> DiG 9.8.3-P1 <<>> -x 192.168.214.108 @224....
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how to take wifi network in cable & again cable to wifi

I am web developer, only have limited knowledge about networking. My Problem is, I have a wifi notwork on first floor of building and living at 8th floor.(First floor wifi is not mine, but i have ...
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Setup Help with multiple routers

I'm trying to expand the wireless network in my church and am having some issues. I'm not a networking expert so I'd appreciate some input. Here's our setup: AT&T/Motorola Gateway (NVG589) ...
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external IPs maps to router-admin pages is a big threat to security

when we type the external IP address of some networks, Router's admin page gets loaded.If the admin doesn't request to change the external IP of his network, the network is vulnerable to bruteforce....
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Get access denied error when adding predefined network discovery firewall rule

I'm running windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64. When I access the network tab from start I get a yellow banner saying Network discovery and File sharing are turned off. If I click to change it just reverts ...
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How can I ensure domain network share are always discovered on a Mac?

My office network is a domain network. We have a couple mac (Yosemite) users in the network who need access to shared folders. They have intermittent access. Sometimes the network is discovered on ...
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Network discovery accross vpn

I am home users using Wi-fi device to connect with the internet for my laptop and desktop computers. I connect to my office network using VPN connection from my desktop and all work fine and able to ...
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Network resource access control (maybe using VLANs?)

I'm trying to set up a network that has a couple of different device groups with different access rights. Physically, devices are connected to the network either via wall-ports or via one of several ...
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Looking for a way to detect my own hosts in a private network

I'm looking for a way to detect my own hosts (e.g. two notebooks or notebook and raspberry pi) in a private network (e.g. at the house of a friend). In my mind there are some options to do so: ...
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What does "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices" mean?

My Windows 8.1 has the setting "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices": What exactly does this setting mean? Why would I want it? I have been unable to find any useful information ...
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Bonjour/DNS Service Discovery queries

I'm trying to implement dns service discovery in my application (no, I'm not asking for a programmatic answer). What I believe is one of my big pain points is generating the query. I know I need to ...
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Ask for IPv6 address through IPv4

I am working on a project for discovering IPv6 host over the internet and I have a question. Is there any way that I can send a request to an IPv4 address and return me back their IPv6 address (if it ...
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What protocols are common for LAN discovery?

I noticed that my XP pops up a baloon about that it found my UPNP-enabled router whenever I reconnect network. In my windows command line, I can enter Net View supposedly to see computers in the ...
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How does my OS see my available network connections?

It suddenly dawned on me that I couldn't answer a (seemingly) very simple networking question! When a computer is in an area with mutiple LAN connections to choose from, how does it even see those ...
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Cannot turn on "Network Discovery and File Sharing" when Windows Firewall is enabled

I have a problem similar to this one. Windows Firewall prevents File and Printer sharing from working and Why does File and Printer Sharing keep turning off in Windows 7? I cannot turn on Network ...
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