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WAN or Wide Area Network is one that spans more than one geographical area, usually across city, regional or national boundaries. The Internet is an example of a WAN.

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Limiting traffic to/from VM

I have a headless Ubuntu VM running on an Ubuntu host. I want to limit the VM's WAN traffic to a specific IP address range only (e.g., 156...), and if servers on that specific IP address range are ...
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Connect two networks by WAN port, not vpn

I got a job in a big company as IT manager. Because some problems in the past they had, I want to separate each sector with a different network. But I want to each computer from specific network see ...
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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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No internet with DHCP assigned IP and subnet, but works when router configured to static WAN

Trying to configure my Netgear Nighthawk (AT&T) to serve as a modem to my (DD-WRT latest) Buffalo router set as gateway. A YouTube vid instructed me to configure the Nighthawk as IP-passthrough ...
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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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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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No Internet through OPNsense (even though WAN is borderline Configured)

I am running opnsense and getting into the web interface. So far so good. I can't get through to setup WAN properly. I have a modem in bridge mode and a router behind that acts as dhcp. I setup WAN on ...
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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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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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How to connect two routers? — WAN

I am trying to set up a single network consisting of two routers and their attached nodes over the internet between two cities, SanDiego and Chicago. Where anything attached to each router is visible ...
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Using macbook to connect to home desktop

I recently bought a macbook for university, as I am working on a laravel project I would like to leave my computer at home running the project and be able connect to it and to work on it at school ...
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Router: use LAN port as WAN port

Initially asked at https://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/75891/router-use-lan-port-as-wan-port but was sent to Super User. There with screenshots. Here don't have 10 reputation — can'...
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Server's local interface IP changes to WAN IP as soon as I ssh in

I've got a Debian 9 server with 2 statically assigned interfaces on the same subnet (my primary interface on 10G and a backup interface on LOM). At system boot, all configs are good & stable. ...
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Could I connect WAN (router 1) to WAN (router 2)? Is it possible?

WAN to WAN (router 1 to router 2) - is it possible and what will be the behavior in theory? For example I will describe: LAN to LAN (from router 1 primary with DCHP 192.168.1.0/24 and WAN connected ...
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How to access private IP addresses with WAN running on 5GHz band of router

I have an access question regarding my special setup. Hoping you can help as I've reached the end of my networking knowledge and am going in circles now. Here's the background to my setup - I am piggy-...
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Log uptime/downtime, win10

I'm currently having a issue with my WAN, my LAN never goes down but my WAN seems to lose connection every 30minutes (roughly). I'm wondering if there is a way to log the times automatically like ...
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Trying to PenTest my client's local network but their Public IP is the same as other people in the area

I posted something similar before and it was just Closed due to clarity. So I've updated it and added clarity and changed the title. I had posted on Stack's Network Engineering but apparently I was ...
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How to access LAN of another router connected via WAN port?

I have 2 routers connected via WAN-LAN. Base router that have internet connectivity and another is used to extend network. Both networks are working fine. For some reasons I need to access few devices ...
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Load balancer at home with 2 ISP

I have 2 floor house and 2 ISPs. One is via wireless and the secondary is LTE. One router can only go on the first floor, as the Wifi connection antenna end is placed there, and second (LTE) can be ...
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Trouble Connecting a 5G CPE Modem/Router to my DD-WRT Router (LAN to WAN with DMZ)

I am having some trouble connecting my ISP Provided 5G CPE to my DD-WRT router. My ISP Provided 5G CPE has no option to be Modem only mode. (Spoke with ISP, they will not enable Modem only mode...its ...
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How do I connect my NAS to separate LAN's

*** I use SYNOLOGY DS918+ - HAS 2 ETHERNET PORTS IN THE BACK *** Hi, I have two LANS 192.168.1.1/24 & 192.168.2.1/24 - In DS918+ there are two LAN ports and I connected them to these 2 LANS. Under ...
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LTE connection for Desktop

I have been searching in Internet about how to connect to a LTE connection. I want to use cellular LTE internet in my desktop. There is no WWAN card for desktop also. So my question is how to use LTE ...
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Does this dual-WAN setup seem sensible? NBN + 5G failover

I have an HFC internet connection, which takes the form of an ISP-managed Network Termination Device (you can't even log into it, you just have to stare sadly at the status lights) hooked up to a ...
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Multiple different IPv6 WAN addresses same time

this is my first post, so be gentle with me for sometimes not using the correct terminology. I am using a Fibre ISP with CG-NAT (DS-Lite). I connect via IPv6 Prefix Delegation with a /56 address space....
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Can't Ping from LAN to WAN and port forwarding is KO

hope you can help me out. I have a modem (192.168.1.1) and a router (Xiaomi AX3600) connected to it via cable (192.168.1.2) which is creating a WAN (192.168.31.1). All devices are connected to Xiaomi ...
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How to capture packets at the "DSL side"? [closed]

https://osqa-ask.wireshark.org/questions/23522/capture-packets-from-my-broadband-modem It is written here that capturing packets passing through the modem at DSL level, would only be possible with ...
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Second router not sensing internet while PC connected with the same cable does

Because I have my main router (from my internet provider ) in the corner of the house, WiFi doesn't reach my room (thick walls). I connected my PC with a UTP cable about 25-30 meters long. Now, a few ...
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How to use my TP-Link for internet and my ISP's router just for VoIP

I've just upgraded from ADSL to VDSL, at the same ISP, and with that they sent me a new modem/router and they also switched my telephone line from POTS to VoIP. I do not wish to use their modem/router ...
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Forwarding WAN traffic coming in to VPN Server to VPN client and then to device on client LAN

Here's a synopsis of what I'm trying to accomplish. My Internet connection is double NAT'd and I have no ability to port forward or bridge the upstream router so that my router can accept incoming ...
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Sync huge file tree with rsyncd, and encryption

I need to do daily copy of large file tree over the public internet, and do that effectively. As far as I know, if I use rsyncd on receive part then sync is done quite effectively since during file ...
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Metrics configuration for 2 networks: WAN & 4G on Windows 10

I am currently in charge of designing a network solution. I am fairly basic at networking but im sure this solution should work. On our previous development, we had thought that our machine would only ...
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configuring a L2 transparent wireless bridge on WAN side of router

I'm configuring a Layer 2 wireless bridge and found that my router (ASUS RT-N66U) is unable to create VLANs on WAN for managing the bridge radios from within the LAN. In case that's unclear, the ...
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Router configuration: Can i configure the WAN port of my router to static ip, at the same time LAN port to static in different local network?

Can i change my WAN port IP to be static IP in my local network? LAN IP is already static and it is in a different local network. For example: WAN IP: 192.168.250.2 / 255.255.255.0 LAN IP: 192.168.1....
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How do I create a LAN connection between computers on internet

I want to play games with local server like amongus on bluestacks. I have tried making a VPN from control panel and forwarded the ports, but when my friends connect to the internet, their internet no ...
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Different WAN speeds from different computers on same 1Gbit LAN

I have 3 computers on same LAN connected to WAN over a switch. Two of them have 40Mbit/s/3Mbit/s download/upload speed and 3rd has 3mbit/3mbit download and upload speed according to (speedtest.net) I ...
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Connecting a router

I am trying to set up a new Tenda wifi router, but am having trouble. I am getting the following message: Does anyone know what this means? Also do I really need to set up the router if I'm already ...
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How to intercept web traffic of a remote computer connected to WAN

I'm able to configure burp proxy to intercept web traffic on my local Network but I don't know how to do the same with a pc not connected to my local Network but to internet (WAN). How can I configure ...
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Unable to tunnel port using SSH and localhost.run on Kali Linux

I've got this problem that whenever I try to tunnel a Port using ssh and localhost.run using:- ssh -R 80:localhost:8080 ssh.localhost.run I get this:- ** your connection id is 95c80293-xxxx-4c49-...
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Possibly broken WAN port: how to verify and how to work around?

Is it possible surely if the WAN port is dead or not? The green LED blinking is inconsistent and happens while connection and some time after, for me it looks like working. The context: when I ...
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Accessing modem FTP Server with WAN IP

I have configured the FTP server on my router. The FTP server IP address is 192.168.1.1 (same as routers IP address). I port forwarded Port-Forward setup image. Locally FTP server works like charm ...
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Allow Connection From WAN to LAN

I have made a Web Server using Python Socket which I can reach with in my LAN but not reachable from the WAN. I have enabled 'Virtual Server' in my router. I think the router's Firewall is blocking it,...
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Home network topology and approach [closed]

I'm hoping to get some advice on topology and approach to accomplish my goals using the hardware stack identified here (I don't mind adding/subtracting HW if needed). I know how to do some of this ...
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Can a router receive WAN from a switch while also routing through the same switch?

That title is admittedly a bit confusing so let me explain below. This is probably a rookie question but I cannot seem to find an answer on the internet. Can the router in the following diagram ...
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Why does my ISP give me free Dynamic DNS service?

Recently when doing a reverse IP lookup on my own ip address I noticed that my hostname was set as [insertAccountNameWithISPhere].plus.com when I go to plus.com it redirects to Plusnet who is my ISP. ...
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ISP blocking my internet randomly for 10 minutes at a time, because of 'suspicious' activity

So recently I switched to a new ISP where the connection coming into my apartment is Ethernet cable based that connects my router directly with the ISP's router in my building's network room. Ever ...
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How to block "inner" LAN interaction with "outer" LAN in a two-Router configuration?

there is a sub here How to create a separate subnet for wireless access?, which shows a solution for two isolated private networks but for that you need 3 routers. I would like to know if there is a ...
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pfsense WAN IP using a modem in bridge mode and PPPoE

My WAN interface on pfsense which is configured using PPPoE shows an IP address of 100.64... though my real external IP address is 213.137... What is the IP shown in the WAN interface widget? where is ...
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Getting disconnected from LAN and Internet after an hour or so - reboot resolves the issue

Works for an hour maybe two or three and then I lose connection again. I am running windows 10 on a domain. Latest version W 10 with latest updates. I have scanned for viruses using malware-bytes with ...
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How to connect a computer directly to the WAN port of a end-consumer router and get allocated a IP address?

In the data center oriented router, there is no distinguish between WAN port and LAN port. But for end-user router, there is this distinguish for convenience. However, in order to have a research on ...
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Why all internet bonding router requires broadband bonding service in the cloud when a user can merge his 4g internet source on his prmises?

I have checked many internet bonding routers and all of them uses some cloud based broadband merging , i was wondering if user may has his own 4g/5g connection then he should be able to do internet ...
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