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How to RDC via local adapter instead of wireless network?

I have these two computers, both joined to my home wireless network. I frequently access either of them using RDC from the other with no problem. I have large video files to transfer via the RDC and ...
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LAN on 2 locations with weak link - how to set up fallback DHCP+RADIUS if there's a disconnect between the locations?

The site concerned is small and it's long, thin and winding, without consent to drill holes. There's an area affected by this, which has a couple of file servers, and 2 sporadically used PCs. To be ...
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Can't see network printer after switching from standard wireless access points to Linksys Velop Dual band system

I have included a link to a Word doc with the details of the before and after installation below. https://www.dropbox.com/l/scl/AADGiu_4QvODYeCh5JlwGq6sfduPywPvUMY When you try and print to the ...
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Is one large home network superior to two separate ones?

I have a Plusnet Hub One as my primary router/modem for all of the home's wired and wireless connections. In an attempt to increase the range and speeds when connecting to the internet upstairs, I'm ...
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Setting up my own network inside room and connect with common router [closed]

Background and Specs I'm currently planning to add a personal network inside my room because of several reasons. However to do that, I thought to buy my own router and setup inside room and connect ...
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Can using CAT 6 and 5e cause a switching loop? [closed]

Practice question for my COMP Tia networking exam: Question 329 Two switches are connected using both a CAT6 cable and a CAT5e cable. Which of the following problems is occurring? A. Missing ...
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Ethernet throughput bottlenecks

I'm trying to figure out the bottlenecks of a typical wired network. In my case, the network is closed off where I have many single board computers communicating to my laptop via a switch. I'm using a ...
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Can I use 120 ohm impedance cable for ethernet

Can I use existing telco cable in my building for ethernet networking (100 Mbit link) ? Cables have a marking 120 Ohm, 350 MHz, and contain 4 twisted pairs. What could be possible downsides ? I have ...
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Ethernet in a cavity wall?

I would like wired Ethernet in my house, a couple weeks ago I asked about the risk of lightning when running it outside, I done some more research and found that my house has a cavity wall which means ...
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No network > local system has static IP(from LAN) but my virtual box(centOS) has no net work

I have installed VirtualBox(centOS 7) on my local system(windows 10). Local system >> Static IP (from my local Internet Service Provider) VirtualBox Network Settings >> Bridged Adapter with ...
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Windows 10 direct different traffic types to different adapters

I have a wired connection which is heavily metered, I also have a wifi connection which isn't metered (don't ask me why this is). I would like to direct UDP to the wired connection (to take advantage ...
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Wired router in front of a wireless router?

I have an AC3200, R8000 Wifi router. I want to have a wired-only router with at least 4 (preferably more) ethernet outlets in front of this at the modem and then feed the wireless router from the ...
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Using a Windows 7 laptop as an 802.1x authenticator & authentication server

I am aware that I can make a Linux image act as an 802.1x Authenticator and authentication server by configuring a combination of hostapd and freeRADIUS (see this question). However, I'm being asked ...
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PCI gigabit (tp-link TG-3269) and PCIe gigabit (TP-Link tg-3468)

I need help as my PC has few NICS. I notice that TG-3269 can reach only 60-80 MBytes/s (tested using NetIO) but PCI express (TG-3468) always above 100 MBytes/s, even upto 110 MBytes/s Is that normal ...
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How to enable network adapter in centOS7 minimal?

While installing centOS 7 minimal, I missed enabling network. Now, I am unable to connect to the network (unable to ping or install packages using yum to be precise). How can I enable the network ...
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How can I connect my Steam Link directly to my Windows PC?

I recently bought a Steam Link to play my PC games on TV, but playing over WiFi hasn't been a great experience, with random hiccups, delays and dropped frames. I had read in on Steam discussions that ...
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Do I need to wire a CAT5e cable a certain way to provide digital TV over fiber optic?

Fiber optic internet, phone, and TV service comes in to an outside mounted ONT. Two CAT5E cables run into the home from 2 of the 6 ports on the the ONT, which I am assuming is one for internet and one ...
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Wired connection inactive after laptop power is back

I have a laptop with Debian 9 installed and I plan to use it as a HTTP server in local network. The laptop is connected to network by wire (ethernet). The problem I have is that the wired connection ...
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How to configure LAN IPs and subnets for this topology?

I have a server that has 1G and 10G links, and a 1G + 10G switch. I want to be able to use the 1G and 10G links simultaneously - either to test both against each other, or to command via SSH on one ...
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Connected to a wired network, but internet doesn't work

Wired network shows connected, but internet doesn't work. Iam using Ubuntu 17.04 sudo lshw -C network shows following in terminal : description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8101/2/6E PCI ...
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Ethernet connectivity doesn't happen automatically; only after restarting the router

When I'm at home I use two general-use computers: a desktop (iMac manufactured Late 2013 running macOS Sierra v. 10.12.6) and a laptop (MacBook Pro manufactured mid-2012 running the same OS as the ...
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LAN tester shows 2 lights at same time

My home wired setup is from router to switch. I wired my cat5e ethernet cable via 568B protocol on both ends. Using the LAN tester shows one end properly displaying 1 to 8. However, the other end ...
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Change the access point subnetmask

I have one main router, one DSL modem and one access point TP-Link TL-WR-845N. My DSL modem is connected to phone port and my main router is connected to the DSL modem and my access point is ...
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Clean Windows 10 not acquiring IP from router/Unidentified Network

I've run into a problem that a fair few people seem to encounter on Windows: "Unidentified Network, no connection" Let's put the situation into context: I've built a nice shiny new AM4 desktop. When ...
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How to properly wire shielded CAT 6a home network

I came into possession of a house with CAT 6a F/UTP in the walls. The cables are not yet terminated, something I wish to get sorted in the near future. I've been reading up on the topic, but I'm not a ...
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Strange interaction between WinXP setting and internet access?

This is strange. My Mac was broken, so I tried to use my sister's XP machine. I also had used it about six months ago, cleaned up a lot of spyware, and installed a lot of updates, and it worked fine ...
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crossed wires on Cat6e cable

I am using Cat 6e cable to power my NVR cameras. One end of the cable had the crimped plastic connector come off. I did my best to put it back on properly. Because the cable is over 2 hundred ft. and ...
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CentOS 6.5 network disconnected

My English is not good, so I would appreciate if you give simple solutions. Centos operating in VMware is using a bridge-connection. I created a 'network': Configuration 2:
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Does the current passing through a pass-through Powerline adapter affects its speed?

At my livingroom I have a powerline adapter that connects to the only power socket near my modem, which of course needs an extension so I can connect more appliances to it. I have indeed connected ...
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Hanging Internet Wire Clip From one House to another

I am trying to find out a way to hang a Cat6 Outdoor Wire from one House to another without fear that it will stretch and cut at one end after some time. My ISP uses a somewhat clip to hold the ...
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Internet works through the router, but not when the WAN cable is directly connected to PC

So, I just got a 2 Mb/s connection on my router from my ISP, and the guys came and set everything up. After they left, I decided to disconnect the WAN cable from the router and connect it directly to ...
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Need help creating a routing rule

My 14.04 LTS ubuntu box has 2 active network connections. the default gateway is the hardwired eth0 (192.168.1.x) going to my cable modem. The wireless connection (wlan0 at 192.168.0.x) is to a ...
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Wired Access Point Has only half Wireless Speed

We moved to a new apartment where the WAN port to the furthest corner of the place so now in my bedroom I am unable to connect to WiFi. I decided to connect a wired Access Point but my problem is ...
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Slow wired connection speed with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have an Acer Aspire One AOA150/ZG5 I'd like to understand if the connection speed is too slow - 25/30 Mbps Also, how can I check if something is wrong? I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS at the end of ...
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Can I create a wired network between a PC and a Mac via USB or Thunderbolt 2 -> 3?

I have two computers: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) Backpack PC (MSI VR One 6RE running Windows 10) I do not have any keyboard/mouse/monitor regularly plugged in to the Backpack PC ...
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Powerline Ethernet Slow Speed

I have three TP-Link AV500 powerline adapters set up to connect two desktops in different rooms to the router, which is downstairs. Over a direct wired connection, without the adapters but straight to ...
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Network share between two WiFi routers that are connected by Ethernet

I'd like to be able to connect between two computers that exist on separate WiFi networks (things like Samba sharing, UPNP node control, etc. - basically, all the usual LAN things). The key thing is ...
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Netcfg -d command removed my wired network adapter

So when troubleshooting issues with my Hyper-V virtual network driver, I came up with the brilliant idea to run netcfg -d, hoping that it would fix the network issue. However this has made matters ...
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LAN gaming & internet issue on win7

i am using a ADSL modem router and have set up a 8 pc LAN (1 wired, 7 wifi) on win7. i use internet only on the wired pc & use the bridge interface to connect to internet. the problem is when ...
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Windows 10 ethernet stops working until disabled and re-enabled

I'm experiencing a frustrating issue with my Ethernet connection on my laptop, Acer Aspire V3-571. The network seems to stop working, randomly from the best of my knowledge. It then won't function ...
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New SBG-6850 Wired Connection Problems

I connected an SBG-6850. I called TWC / Spectrum. Through automation they sent an activation signal. Within minutes the modem was activated. The wireless router connected to my AP and Internet was ...
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Asus Rt-AC66U Firmware upgrade problems

I have a strange problem with my Asus RT-Ac66U Wireless Router , which I am using Wired to my Asus Rampage III Extreme motherboard... The problem I have is that when I am trying to upgrade my ...
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Options for access to wired 10/100 ethernet network from a distance beyond 100 meters [closed]

We are trying to wire a building on our campus, into our existing wired 10/100 network. However, the building is beyond 100 meters from the nearest switch and its location logistically prevents the ...
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Wireless and Wired Connection [closed]

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, but my office has two networks, the corporate (hardwired) and the guest (wireless). I need to be connected to the corporate network to access ...
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Connecting to Wired Connection Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I need someone to tell me the steps I need to take to fix this issue... It's not my Internet problem because I'm able to wired in on my other laptop. So it's obviously ...
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Diagnosing particular network adapter issues

I am using an Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter. It was relatively highly rated on Amazon, so I assumed that it would be reliable, I was mistaken. Every so often my internet connection will crash, and ...
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Linux Mint wired networking strangely restricted by a captive portal

First, I apologize in advance: I may not be know the correct terminology so I will explain the problem in detail. I have two PCs running Linux Mint and connected to the internet on a wired network. ...
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Two different PPPoE accounts, one ADSL line, same ISP?

My friend and I have the same ISP with 2Mbps uplink. I added my PPPoE profile along with my friend's in his ADSL modem gateway and both PPPoE profiles are assigned different WAN IP addresses. Now ...
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Are our prints being recorded or monitored in an office printer? [closed]

I was reading a joke about someone doing a prank via the office printer. In the end they found him via the printer queue. I was curious do companies record all documents we send to the printer? So if ...
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Win 8 / 10 - Slow internet unless using Safe Mode

I have a completely clean install of Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Installed and fully updated via Windows Update today), and when in Usermode I can see 46-47Mbit transfers (Speedtest.net, MS Iso downloads, ...