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Mysterious device connected to my lan

I have a dlink router with openwrt installed on it. I have noticed that a device is connected to my lan connection, and i have no idea what is it! It has no hostname, its mac address is : F8:75:A4:22:...
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Can't ping port 1 on a X710 Intel NIC

I am working on 3 DELL PowerEdge R740s, each one has 5 Intel X710 Quad Port 10Gb Direct Attach, SFP+, Converged Network Adapter, Full Height. I am trying to ping test all NICs. the link lights are ...
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How do I connect 2 motherboards (both has a 10Gbps Ethernet port)?

The aim is too transfer files in between the 2 computers as fast as possible I'm thinking using Cutting 1 end of a cat6a/7/8 cable and configuring it for crossover use (I cannot find a cat6a+ ...
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Connecting Netgear gs-108 switch with a TP-LINK TL-SG1024DE

I'm attempting to replace a powerline ethernet connection between a Netgear gs-108 switch (at the "remote devices end") and a TP-LINK TL-SG1024DE (at the "router/modem cable internet ...
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can i use power over ethernet with a cat 6 cable

I have a network switch that can provide Poe and I plan to use it to power an access point at my house. do I need to use any special cable to power the access point using Poe or will a cat6 cable ...
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Killer RJ45 cable for Polycom SoundStation 2?

I was working from a conference room, and because the Wifi was dropping, I ended up unplugging a Polycom SoundStation 2 and connected the RJ45 terminated cable into my laptop. I thought that at best ...
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No internet access to 2nd router + devices

I do some IT work for an auto body shop. I must separate some devices onto a router and place them on a different subnet. The two subnets are 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24. No firewall has been ...
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Network randomly loses connection and reconnects after 2 minutes

I got some networking issues and already tried a lot of stuff. First of all I'll give you some hardware infos and then I'll write a list of stuff I already tried. I really hope you can help me here. ...
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Why two similar PCs have different internet speed

I have two servers on my home network lab and both have wired connection. Here is the network spec: DC1: Windows Server 2019/Primary DC/Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller DC2: Windows Server 2022/...
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Create a virtual hardwired router on Windows 10

I'm aware of this question, which due to a dead link, appears to no longer answer my question. The answer, after googling around with the link keywords, pertains to allowing the host machine to act as ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Save wired network with static IP

I've set up a new wired connection with a static IP in order to connect to the internet at my university. We're provided with a static IP, netmask, gateway, and 2 DNS (IPv4) to connect. I've ...
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Physical layer encoding violation framing method

I'm confused with the method of physical layer encoding violations used in framing technique at the link layer. As much as I know, since physical layer has redundancies because of mapping single bits ...
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Only getting upto 6Mbps on ethernet even though link speed is 100 Mbps

So I have a 100Mbps internet connection , which when connected to wirelessly delivers the full speed. However when connected to my laptop through an ethernet adaptor , I dont get more the 6Mbps . On ...
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Slow internet, high ping/jitter on Ethernet on Windows 10 only

My desktop PC (Windows 10) has slow internet, high ping and jitter on Ethernet. I ran out of ideas on how to troubleshoot and fix this. [UPDATE] This happens on this Windows 10 only (ie. software ...
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Ethernet speed stuck at 10 Mbps but getting full speed via wifi

I have a 100 Mbps fibre broadband connection. It was working fine until few days back when i got speed fluctuation issue so i applied following command prompt steps Type "ipconfig /flushdns"...
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How to create proxy to connect remotely to a single PC on the LAN?

I have a PC at work that uses win 7 and is not powerful enough to do what I can do with my own computer. Sometimes I also need things from my home computer and I could get them if I access to it ...
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Can two networks connected to a router both have a host with the same IP address but a different subnet mask?

I got stuck on this doubt about basic networking. Here’s an extract from COMPTIA Official Network+ book: When two hosts attempt to communicate via IPv4, the protocol compares the source and ...
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No network in one of 8 rooms, although physical connection seems solid

In our house, I build the network myself: planning, laying the cables, patching everything up, WIFI APs, etc. It's about 10 wired ethernet ports from different rooms that all end up in one room where ...
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Increase length of my headset without extra investment

My headset which have an inbuilt mic is only 4 feets in length and I would like to increase its length. The reason is because my desktop cpu is places away underneath the table and I have to bend down ...
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Remoting into PC from local network only

I'm using a really slow laptop running Windows 10 as a steam link client PC connected to the host via an ethernet cable. Using the regular Steam app on the laptop for Steam Link is just too slow and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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