Questions tagged [networking]

For questions on connecting devices together so that they can communicate with each other, as well as questions on networking equipment such as routers and switches.

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Route traffic of certain websites to VPN connection

I have a vpn connection configured in windows 7 native client. I require that when I go to open.spotify.com in my browser (Chrome), all traffic to this site goes only through the VPN. Only for open....
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Home network: router + OpenVPN + wireless mesh

I've recently purchased a Wifi mesh to help improve coverage in my house. So far, it's working fine for everyone in the household for most situations. The only thing I'm having trouble with is trying ...
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How to access WSL files from Windows 11 task scheduler script

In .BAT file running from Task Scheduler task as administator user eriting to file Windows Subsystem for Linux drive using echo test >\\wsl.localhost\Debian\var\lib\postgresql\12\test throws error ...
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Fedora 37 NAT configuration for VPN gateway

I've got an Intel NUC set up as a server on my home network (192.168.1.0/24) running Fedora 37. Currently it hosts DNS/DHCP for my local network, and is at 192.168.1.2 (see link to network diagram ...
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Pinging server from VPN tunnel showing `Request timeout for icmp_seq`

I am successfully connected to a VPN tunnel to a router. I am trying to ping a server on this LAN with ping 192.168.1.113. This is returning: PING 192.168.1.113 (192.168.1.113): 56 data bytes Request ...
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My internet connection seems do drop occasionally. How to debug it to identify the issue?

Sometimes the browser gives a DNS connection error and when I look at the connection stats it all has gone to 0. How can I investigate what's the problem? (where to look, what to do) I'm using Debian ...
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Ping spikes when pinging router

Is it normal to get some spikes while pinging the router? Normally I get some spikes of max 15ms and I am using a wired connection, this doesn't seems to be right. My interface is a gigabit, my cable ...
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Is this TP-Link Archer C7 router misbehaving with static routes?

The background I have two internet lines and two WAN gateways in my house. Presently, they're on the same LAN, but I'm trying to split them up so a device can choose a WAN by what ethernet jack it ...
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Unable to ping while nslookup works

I know this question has already been discussed several times. But my case is quite different than others. Context : PC : Windows 11, running shell commands with "Git Bash" Hostinger VPS (...
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Strange "Network 93" appears as an active network with internet access

I am using a Windows 11 PC, and I recently had something very strange happen with my home Wifi network. When I connected to my home Wifi network, in addition to the name of my home network appearing ...
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Router randomly stops responding to anything

My internet connection randomly stops working, and when it does, even 192.168.1.1 doesn't load. Both internet and router configuration either work fine, or none of them work at all. The PON light is ...
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How can I get rid of one of the default gateways?

I have two default gateways on my virtual machine. Default Gateway: 172.31.144.1 172.25.16.1 Is there a way to get rid of one?
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Range extender with 2 almost identical mac addresses on the router

I hope it's the right section to post this question. On the wifi router I see 2 entries for my tp-link range extender with the same IP. One is with the correct MAC and I see the IP v4 and the IP v6. ...
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Unable to connect PuTTY with my Oracle VM's Linux

Introduction I am trying to connect my PuTTY with VM Linux. This is how I started: Install Ubuntu 18 with OpenSSH. Enable NAT and Bridge network (my WiFi driver) with my system's MAC address. Since ...
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Access point has incredible slow speed

I set up 4G LTE network because I live in a village so there is no better solution. I have the router in the attic: ZTE NETBOX MF-258K. On the second floor speed of the Internet is good, I am ...
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Windows - sharing connection to WinTun interface - ping fails with protocol unreachable

I'm trying to access the network from the Windows app which creates TUN interface connection. Windows 10 Home Edition. TUN interface created with https://www.wintun.net/ project example code. When ...
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How does Privoxy filter DNS requests if it only supports HTTP/S traffic?

Privoxy is a web proxy which deals exclusively with HTTP/S web traffic: Please note that Privoxy can only proxy HTTP and HTTPS traffic source: https://www.privoxy.org/3.0.26/user-manual/startup.html ...
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Is there a way to close down a port used by a service during shutdown or boot?

I have some service listen.service which makes the machine act as a TCP server which other clients can connect to. The problem is once the service starts up, it doesn't actually do anything for about ...
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How are IP addresses assigned for two routers in the same network?

Let’s say I have a home network with a router which goes to the main router which in turn goes to Internet In this case how is my network seen from the main router in terms of IP addressing? If the ...
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How to configure wich Windows network interface WSL2 uses

We have VLANs configured with firewall rules. When I use WSL (version 2) it correctly uses the VLAN ip from cable interface and allow required connections, lets say: ssh. But, I have a WIFI adapter ...
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Quaggga OSPFv3 won't configure routes

I'm trying to configure Quagga to use OSPFv3 to create proper IPv6 routes between two OpenWrt routers running OpenVPN (tun mode). I know the tunnel is working properly because it works if I configure ...
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Garden Office - Wifi Setup

I need internet down the garden office. I currently have 60mbps via wall plugs in the house - I just ran a few speed tests in the house and that is what I am getting I just took an old iMac down the ...
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Difficulty finding Wallet address

Im a customer of a specific internet provider, I have ethercord hooked up to xbox can anyone help me identify my ether Wallet address on ethscan. Aldo how do i varify address.
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Access a second subnet over OpenVPN server

I am facing a problem with my OpenVPN server setup. First let me explain my network setup. I remotely connect to my openvpn server (10.10.20.0/24), which is hosted on my Router_A (192.168.20.0/24). ...
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DNS requests do not originate from iPhone during Internet Sharing

I'm trying to capture DNS requests from a particular iPhone device. The iPhone is connected to a mac mini by usb, and internet sharing is enabled so that all the iPhone's traffic passes through the ...
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DHCP does not work with ethernet-connected devices, but works with wifi

I am having a weird issue starting today. I have a fiber internet connection with an ONT. The ONT just has one ethernet port which leads into a cheap 4-port switch (not a router). From the switch, one ...
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Can't Access Network Drive On Ethernet-Shared PC

I am unable to access the network drive I have set up on my Ubuntu PC (ubu) from any device on the network, and I believe it's due to the fact that I am using windows ethernet-share from my primary ...
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How to forward client's traffic from vpn router connected to main router

I am trying to connect my dd wrt router to the main router at home, ethernet cable is connected to lan on main router and wan on ddwrt. DD WRT has connection to my VPN, when i telnet into ddwrt i can ...
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How can I block internet access to certain Wireguard clients?

I have a working Wireguard setup, and multiple devices connect to it. I also set it up such that all the clients route their network/internet activity through the Wireguard server via "0.0.0.0/0, ...
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Load Balancing TL-R480-T+

Tags: #Load Balancing #Gateway ACL #VLAN & Multi-Networks Model: TL-R480T+ Hardware Version: V6 Firmware Version: Hi, I have two connections from different ISPs in WAN1 and WAN2 port respectively. ...
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Is it a sign of a bandwidth issue when network "link speed" in Speccy is mostly under 20Kbps and then every 10 seconds or so jumps to over 800 Kbps

The company relocated to new offices this past week and my Windows 10 PC is now back online. When I open up Speccy and look at network "link speed" it is mostly reading between 2 and 20 ...
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Can I safely disable Edge Traversal on All Firewall inbound rules?

I noticed in Windows some programs like Cortana: Have Edge Traversal enabled. There are others too such as "desktop app web viewer" or "Mail and Calendar". My goal is to review ...
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Cannot connect to SAMBA shared printer from windows computer

I have quite old printer Samsung ML1660 connected with USB to PC with Ubuntu 20.04. Printer is then shared to network. I can see printer from all 3 Windows laptops (WIN10 home, WIN10 pro, WIN11 pro) ...
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How can I configure iPXE menu settings to boot Plop Boot Manager?

I have created a big iPXE server based on an Ubuntu Server 22.04.1 system. I have entries for different Linux images, Windows installers and Clonezilla Live. Now I want to include also an entry for ...
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Not able to ping Windows Host from WSL2

I have enabled WSL2 on my Windows 10 desktop. Till recently, I was able to reach/connect to applications installed on Host from WSL2. However, now for testing purposes when I ping the host, I get &...
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How do all the networking services fit together? [closed]

I am struggling a little with understanding what all the different networking systems do. On my Fedora workstation, everything "just works", but I am running Debian on a Raspberry Pi and I ...
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Can I install DD-WRT firmware on my Virgin SOHO router Hub 3.0 VMDG505?

I have a Virgin SOHO router Hub 3.0 VMDG505 (ARRISGro_88:fb:3) provided by my ISP (Virgin) here in the UK. The web interface doesn't allow you to do much, so I thought I may install some good routing ...
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Is the definition of 0.0.0.0 consistent across OS?

I was recently very surprised to discover that 0.0.0.0 is a valid IP address and actually has a defined "meaning" and use. IANA allocated 0.0.0.0/32 to mean "This host on this network&...
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Port forwarding from 2 routers

I have a server that is working fine and can be accessed within my local network. But I would like to also be able to access it from outside the network, so I tried to do port forwarding, but it didn'...
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ERROR 2003: Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost:3306'(111 "Connection refused")

My laptop for database and raspberry pi 3b+ as remote computer: I am trying to have a remote database from my laptop. I want my raspi 3b+ to connect to it but it seems I can't do it. Badly need your ...
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How dangerous is it to expose a NGINX server to the internet using "localtunnel"? [closed]

Context I have a very simple website that I've written in Flask that is currently running on a Raspberry PI using the NGINX. The PI is not doing anything other than running this simple app, which only ...
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Do you know why my host as router pc is not forwarding packets?

I want to use my windows 7 pc as a router between 2 interfaces. the goal is providing internet from a modem in interface 2 network to hosts in interface 1 network. So I've enabled IPEnableRouter in ...
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Can I use a MoCA Adapter to bridge a connection from a 5G modem to a DOCSIS cable modem router

My house only supports DOCSIS (coaxial Cable) internet. My idea is to set up a 5G Modem with a MoCA adapter to a DOCSIS Router as such: 5G Modem|------>MoCA|------>WAN/DOCSIS Modem|------>|...
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VMware esxi essentials 8.0 set specific mac address on management interface

I'm looking for a way to set a specific mac address (different from HW one) to an host interface (not virtual). This interface is used as management interface (vmk0). I am able to access either ssh or ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on Web interface router?

I found and old router that I want to use, but I cant get it to work, is a TPLINK TD-W8980. The router broadcast both SSID but when I want to access the local IP it loads badly, image: . There is ...
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Cannot Access server remotely through VPN tunnel when server is connected to am openVPN service

I created a VPN tunnel to my home LAN. The VPN Tunnel is successful because I can access my router's gateway. I have ssh access to one of the servers on the network (192.168.1.113). I Tested this ...
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What can explain an ESXi host disappearing from a Unifi network a few minutes after reboot while the running VMs remain reachable and how to fix it?

My ESXi host is running headless and contains 2 VMs. Both VMs are set to autostart after a reboot and come up without any problem. There is only a single network interface both for the management and ...
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RDP session drops when connected to the same machine using VNC

Initially, I am connected to a server using RDP, when I am trying to connect to the same server using VNC viewer, the RDP connection drops. I have installed tigervnc on the remote server. I tried the ...
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Can you share a VPN from one device to other devices on a local network?

I have a laptop with a Cisco AnyConnect VPN, I would like other devices on my local network to resolve certain domains using this VPN is this possible?
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How to enter GPON serial number in hexadecimal?

I am trying to setup a TP-Link XZ000-G3 GPON terminal (ONT/ONU). It needs the correct serial number to register to my fiber provider's OLT. The OEM GPON S/N is in the format: GPON0012ABCD but TP-Link'...

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