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Fast wired network in a large building

As everyone knows, ethernet wiring is faster than any WiFi and more secure to boot. Using Cat 8 ethernet cabling can currently provide the best networking speeds where the switches and router can take ...
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Using coax cable to extend network into WIFI dead-zone

I have a bedroom in my house that gets very poor Wifi. I have an Arris device (a modem, wifi-point and switch all-in-one from my internet provider ARRIS TG862G-CT) and don't want to move it because ...
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Is it possible to connect to the internet over wifi, but connect two computers over ethernet to pass files or other data in Windows 10?

I'm trying to share an internet connection from a host computer's wifi to another computer connected via ethernet while also allowing both computers to directly talk to each other over the wire. The ...
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Should I buy a switch or a new router to make use of all the bandwidth I am paying for at home?

This is my current network configuration, with the <- bandwith each device is receiving: - ISP modem-router offering 300 Mbps both by ethernet or WiFi <- 300 - TV (wired) <- 300 - ...
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ddwrt behind dsl router

so at my parents in law house i have no access to log or configure the main dsl gateway/router he says he dosent know the login information. sometimes we get crappy internet and there is no way i know ...
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What is a good troubleshooting methodology for an unmanaged switch causing connection drop-offs?

I have added an unmanaged switch device link to my home network to provide wired connections to two devices in another room (MacBook Pro and an Xbox One). Since adding the switch I have had repeated ...
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Can you control/stream your PC to a laptop without lag?

hey I wish I could just sit in bed and use my high end pc without having to go to my desk . I already have a laptop so I was wondering if there is a way to control my pc using my laptop either through ...
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cat5e limited to 100Mb max speed

i have a cat5e cable that the router sets to 100Mb Full Duplex. Trying to set to 1000Mb makes port not work with that cable. Other cables works at 1000Mb full duplex on same port. Only thing wrong ...
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devices connected via ethernet -> unmanaged switch -> LAN port on router not visible via wifi

I have a SKY wireless router, this has 4 LAN ports I have a basic netgear gigabit unmanaged network swtich I have a home with CAT5 cabling I have a number of 'smart' TVs, a SONOS system consisting of ...
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Create a sub network via hardware

I'm trying to create a sub-network (B) to my home network (A). I prefer to use hardware instead of vlans so I got 2 routers. My set up is very much like in this question. My main router's IP is 192....
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Only getting 10mbps on ethernet port, but using usb-c dongle w/ ethernet port gets me over 500mbps with the same cable and laptop

I have an ethernet port on my laptop that is acting up. It never gave me issues until about a week ago when I reconfigured my desk with what I thought was better cable management. At first, my ...
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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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home wired/wireless network setup with multiple APs

I have always used wireless routers (only one at a time). I have moved to a house that one router doesn't works well. Also that router is old. I would like to setup with a wired router and add ...
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One computer connects at 100Mbps, other computers connect at 1000Mbps

I have a client whose home PC is connecting to a wired ethernet connection at 100Mbps instead of 1Gbps/1000Mbps. The odd thing is that when I connect other devices, they connect at 1Gbps with no ...
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Dropped packets normal? How to solve?

I have recently had some issues with the network connection from my desktop PC. Initially I noticed that it was only connected at 100MB when it should be 1GB. Trying some different cables solved that. ...
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wpa_supplicant remains in authenticated state even authenticator is killed

I wanted setup 802.1x security in my wired LAN, i am using wpa_supplicant,hostapd, FreeRadius server for this setup. After successful authentication wpa_supplicant show success log.Then i killed/...
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Two routers in an office space?

My company is moving into a new office building. The space is pretty big, so I'm thinking of creating a wired network in case wi-fi is too slow and unreliable. Can I have my ISP bring two lines from ...
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Networking issue on an Ubuntu Server

There is an Ubuntu Server on a 192.168.. subnet directly connected to a few other servers. I usually connect to it via a Windows server with two NIC's that I access on the 10...* network. It has been ...
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Connect Printer via Ethernet: Direct vs. Router, Crossover vs. Cat6

I have an Epson Stylus Pro 9900 printer that is directly connected via ethernet. When connecting the printer directly to the second ethernet port on the PC via a crossover cable, it works fine. When ...
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How to configure hostapd in single & multi supplicant mode

I am using wpa_supplicant and hostapd & free_radius server to setup 8021x port based security, i am using wired connection, i want to implement single supplicant and multi supplicant mode in ...
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Extend network with a router as AP or with dhcp disabled

I have a modem/router on 1st floor from the provider and I want to extend my network on 2nd floor. I have Ethernet cable from 1st floor to 2nd floor. What is the best way to do it? I have a router ...
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At what point will network interface utilization degrade performance?

I've got a Cisco inside interface that's routinely getting up to 98% utilization. At what point do you see a degradation in throughput? Does it have to reach 100% to cause problems?
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Using a dedicated landline for internet? [closed]

as I'm sure many of you already know. Landline connections can be used for internet over DSL and VDSL e.c.t. So I want to know, is it possible to use a dedicated landline connection for internet with ...
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Home Network: Cat6a Shielded (U/FTP) Cable, Shielded Patch Panel, Shielded Keystone Jacks - How to Ground?

Background I am currently setting up the network in my new apartment and due to reading a couple of misleading articles, I ended up buying cat6a shielded cable (U/FTP) instead of unshielded because I ...
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Setting Up A Wired Internet Connection

I am trying to setup up a wired internet network in my home. I have a modem/router combo that the internet company installed. If I plug directly into this, or log onto the wifi I get a great ...
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Satechi Multiport disrupts LAN

We have a wired LAN network with about 100 pcs, connected via various unmanaged switches. Every now and then, all devices on one specific switch lose connection. After some searching, I found that as ...
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Portforwarding on Huawei B818-260

I got a Huawei modem/router for 4G broadband at home with a contract for that. We have also a IP Camera, Foscam FI9805W, which worked during several yw\ears now, but we cannot use it with an app on ...
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DL185 G5 poor Ethernet lan speed

I picked up this server for like $20 and just using it for my homelab setup. The problem is that the ethernet speeds are peaking at 8MB/s on the LAN and even worse to the internet down to like 5MB/s. ...
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Network topolgy from AP to Master/Slave Load Balancers

This is (complete overkill) for a personal project and something I thought was interesting. I would like some redundancy in my system, there are several places a master/slave relationship could exist....
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Cat5E wall plate wiring: Used the diagram that came with the wall plate. It doesn't work. Any suggestions? Turns the switch port light off

I ran a CAT5E cable from a functioning switch port and cut one end off and installed a wall plate, using the wiring color code per the chart with the wall plate. When connecting to a computer via a ...
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There is an available RJ45 wall socket, without network configuration information, how do I connect to the network?

In my apartment I have an RJ45 wall socket and I have permission from the landlord to use it (I've asked him). He doesn't know much about technology; so cannot provide me with the configuration ...
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What to disable on my second router as switch?

I'm extending my network coverage to the basement and I took the dust off my old router and am now converting it to a network switch. Wireless will probably be turned off so that it only support wired ...
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How to identify bottlenecks in my home network

I have a fairly simple network setup, Netgear CM1200 cable modem in master bedroom Wired Ethernet throughout the house Netgear R6700v3 wifi router connected to wired wall Ethernet in second bedroom ...
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Fast Ethernet router limits my speed to 10Mb/s

My internet speed is supposed to be 100Mbps down and 10Mbps up, if I connect my PC directly to modem I can measure that, with a degree of error. So far so good. But if I connect PC to modem via router ...
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Having trouble with 2 default gateways

I got trouble with having 2 Default Gateways and when those 2 are configured it just causes too many problems like loss of Internet connectivity Here is my IP config for each adapter Wireless LAN ...
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Why can't I turn on 'metered connection' for Ethernet in Windows 10?

I have been using Windows 10 since last 4 years. I have a Windows 10 (Pro) PC and one Windows 10 (Home) edition. But I have seen something peculiar in both of them while connecting to the internet via ...
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Possible methods of making detecting MAC addresses more straightforward?

For a little bit of background, I am a student computer technician and have spent quite a bit of time finding the ethernet MAC address of numerous devices so that they can be registered for use on ...
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Networking or Internet Problems

I have recently had my ISP install a router for my office in the comms room of the building and now need to get my nighthawk d7000 in my actual office to connect through the floor back to the ISP ...
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What's the most secure cipher for ssh that can send files at USB3 speeds? (~480Mbps)

I have a gigabit connection between my PC and my server (iperf3 tests show ~930Mbps) and I want to be able to transfer large files as fast as possible. The hard drive on the server is connected via ...
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USB interconnection between computer and iPhone failing due to “link not ready” error

I am trying to connect to the internet on my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad running Ubuntu 18.04) by connecting to my phone (iPhone 6s) though a USB-Lightning cord. This has worked for months but suddenly ...
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Router throughput concern

I'm hosting LAN party and I am concerned about networking. Everyone will be connected on wire to switch. There will be multiple switches (4x 24/48 port) and I am thinking about wiring these switches ...
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Uninstalled game, now LAN onboard NIC not turning on

I am dealing with an older PC with Windows 7 and I have uninstalled the game League of Legends by Riot and Tencent games. Then when I rebooted my PC I could not get the ethernet jack to turn on. After ...
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Ping transmit general failure on Windows

We have a windows 7 system with static IP and DNS in our network. From last couple of days, the network icon on taskbar is displaying red cross. I can't ping PC's static IP, gateway, DNS even loopback ...
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Copy files over WiFi less reliable than wired connection

I wan't to copy some data (2TB) from a network share to an external hard drive. My laptop is connected to the share using a WiFi connection. I don't care about the time it needs to copy. But is ...
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AT&T UVerse debugging after lightning strike

My AT&T UVerse modem fails to connect after a recent lightning strike. I've done some basic debugging: If I connect the modem to the jack in the telephone network interface box outside my house, ...
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How do I get LAN speeds on device with different public ip?

I want to setup my network with the following configuration. A switch going out of my router which would provide a public ip to a server and a public ip to my home network. How do I configure my ...
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How to connect FIOS in new (to us) apartment to PCs and devices

My roommate and I just moved into a new apartment and had Verizon FIOS set up. We assumed that since there were several Ethernet outputs across the apartment that we would be able to just hook up ...
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Wired Network Issue with Debian based system booted on Macbook Pro 2016

I dual booted my mac with Parrot OS. I have perfectly fine wireless connection but Ethernet is not recognized. When I installed the system, it said that the Ethernet card could not be identified and ...
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Wired Connection not working with Parrot OS booted on Macbook Pro 2016

I dual booted my mac with Parrot OS. I have perfectly fine wireless connection but Ethernet is not recognized. When I installed the system, it said that the Ethernet card could not be identified and ...
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Using a 2nd router most effectively

Hope this question is in the right place. I have an AT&T wireless modem & router, and an Asus RT-AC68. I had been running two separate networks, one for upstairs & one for downstairs. I've ...

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