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Setting another computer on the network as a web server [on hold]

I've just setup my home network with a single laptop setup as a server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) which I can connect and share files via ssh with from my client laptop (Ubuntu Desktop 12.04). My server ...
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picking a home server OS [closed]

I don't know too much about home made servers, what would be a few good operating systems to consider when making one? As I understand it, the main OS's are Windows and Ubuntu, but I'm sure there are ...
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Added BT Wifi Extender to Network - Redirecting Issues [migrated]

After adding a WiFi extender to my network, it has connected successfully using WPS and devices connect correctly to the device. However, only HTTPS websites will load correctly, HTTP websites throw ...
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Wired or wireless NAS? [closed]

I'd like to set up a home network storage to easily access music, movies and photos. Also to have a RAID backup. I am unsure which type of NAS device do I need. a wired NAS? (that would be attached ...
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DHCP-defined local DNS address isn't responding [closed]

I set up a bind DNS server on 10.0.0.2 on my network. named.conf looks like this: options { directory "/var/named"; pid-file "/run/named/named.pid"; auth-nxdomain yes; ...
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What is this thing I found in my wiring closet? [closed]

Apologies if this is the wrong place to ask this. My house is wired with Cat 5e, which is currently exposed as RJ11, which I want to switch to RJ45. I found this little guy in my wiring closet: ...
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How can I setup a subnetwork using DDWRT and a 2Wire? [closed]

Ok, I'm having a bit of trouble getting this setup. I'm not really sure what direction I need to be looking in. I am on ATT UVerse and I have to use their horrible 2Wire Modem/Router. But with this ...
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1answer
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running ipv6 at home network [closed]

I'm looking for a home router solution that is able to do: DHCPv6 NAT64 or something similar my goal is to extend, my v6 test network (3 hosts), to my all local devices (tablets, xbox360, ...
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my proxy server isn't visible from outside of the network [closed]

I'm writing an http proxy server (homework assignment). I got it working on my home network but i can't connect to it from the outside. I've configured the router to forward communication on the port ...
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How do I change HOMEDRIVE HOMEPATH and HOMESHARE in Windows XP? [closed]

I have got a laptop which is configured to have the user profile in a network drive. This is causing me a lot of headaches since the connectivity to my company is very slow. I want to relocate the ...
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1answer
707 views

How to make high performance cluster out of 2 laptops I have at home [closed]

I have 2 laptops at home. Could someone please suggest some free cluster softwares using which I can make a HPC out of these 2 laptops so that when working on one of the laptop, I can use RAM,CPU of ...
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Do I over-expose my home network if I connect my Internet connection directly to my Cisco switch? [closed]

Summary My old home-router/switch has died recently and I decided to buy the real stuff: Cisco switch 3500 series XL in prevision of further needs later on. Meanwhile, I have received my Cisco ...
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Enable multi-machine windows authentication on a home PC with a VM instance? [closed]

I have a SSAS instance on my main (home) machine running Win7, DevPC. There is no domain. I'd like to enable users on a virtual machine to connect to the SSAS instance on DevPC via windows ...
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1answer
791 views

Synology DS210j & online backup: what do people recommend? [closed]

I've just purchased a Synology DS210j for my home network and would like to backup this NAS online. I noticed that DiskStation Manager v2.3 provides various options including Amazon S3 and rsync: ...
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Using ADLDS on Windows 7 [closed]

I don't know if this should be here or in superuser as one of my other questions were; anyway an administrator will just move it :D. So, I would like to know if it's possible to install ADLDS on ...
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3answers
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Does NAT change the source MAC address? [closed]

I'm trying to secure my home network but don't really need the complexity of a VPN so I'm trying to figure out other options. I'd like to allow my iPhone remote access to my home servers but I can't ...
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2answers
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Guide to create a small business network? [closed]

Any guide/book/tutorial related to the subject of designing a network? It would also be helpful if it mentions using a cloud server. Edit: We want to move our server to a online destination. We are ...
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Access server by hostname without domain [closed]

I want to access services on other machines on my home network with just their hostname. In every browser, "http://machine" fails, but adding a period in "http://machine./" works. Is there a way to ...
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2answers
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Programmer configuring a new network [closed]

I'm in the process of expanding my home network from a couple of laptops on a wireless Verizon FiOS router to include: Linksys 24-port switch Cisco Pix 515 Cisco 3640 router One new development ...
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Entire home network slows down due to Linksys WRT54GL [closed]

This is the second one I'm trying, so it's either me or something else is up. When I connect any of my LAN devices directly to our cable modem, the speeds are perfect. No latency, no packet loss and ...
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5answers
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Best router to combine two home-office DSL connections? [closed]

I'm based in London (if it matters). I've been a long-time BT Broadband user, and have scaled up to their highest home/office package, but it's still too slow especially in the evenings. So I have ...
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1answer
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How to set up a dd-wrt router, isolating one ethernet port from the rest [closed]

I had this setup running some time ago, but it seems to have lost some setting and I can not find the original instructions anymore: I have a dd-wrt router with 4 Ethernet ports. I want to configure ...
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Is this a secure setup for a home-based server? [closed]

I come to you from Stack Overflow in peace. My expertise is in development and I understand basic networking only, so please keep things in laymen terms. With that said, I'm going to hire a ...
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2answers
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How to access an adsl modem/router in bridged mode? [closed]

My home network connects to my ISP through an ADSL modem/router in bridged mode. I have the following setup: | ADSL modem/router, bridged mode | | x.x.x.x public IP on WAN interface Router with DHCP ...
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5answers
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Automatic backup for a small, domestic network [closed]

I have a small local network, with 2 debian linux boxes, and a macbook. I would like them to be backed up over the network to an external disk, in the way most unmanaged possible. I've found amanda ...
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Things to consider when building a file server? [closed]

I'm planning on building a file server for my home network, and I want to know what I should look out for in building the machine. I was thinking of just building a crappy linux box with a slew of ...
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3answers
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setting up my linksys router for openDNS [closed]

I've set up my home router(linksys) so it uses opendns.com as a content filter. I followed their simple guidelines. It works, but not as expected. Please Note I have three computers at home ...
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5answers
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How to monitor where system is writing/reading disk? [closed]

My system is ubuntu. I want to find out what uses my disk. In fact, I want to see not exactly what uses it, but which parts of it are used. Which files are written and read. I am building home ...
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5answers
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Static IP issues [closed]

Ok, I know this is a simple question but I need to ask it... I have set up an Apache web server on my home network on a Ubuntu 8.04 Server Edition machine. I just have it working on my home network ...
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How secure does my home windows network really need to be? [closed]

I've got what I suspect is pretty close to the "standard" nerd home setup these days - I've got a Windows PC or two, a media PC hooked up to my TV, and a pair of iPhones, all sitting behind a wireless ...
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5answers
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Getting 2 different local subnets to see each other [closed]

This may be a question for superuser.com, given its intent, but that site isn't up yet. :) I'm using my MacBook's Internet sharing to share its Wi-Fi connection with my Xbox 360. This works, and I ...
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Is it worth putting high-performance drives in a home NAS? [closed]

I'm looking at a QNAP NAS setup, and in the options for disks they have the very enterprisey Western Digital RE3. I'll be using the box for backing up my laptop, and streaming media either to the ...
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Home proxy server [closed]

Original question asked on Stack Overflow, I wanted to see what you guys had to say. My end goal is to have a report showing all the top level domains that were visited the previous day from all the ...
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Feasability of running a Virtual Network [closed]

I used to run an Active Directory domain on my home network, but have since migrated back to a plain old Workgroup. However, since my job is in .NET software development, I'd like to be able to work ...
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For a small home network, is there any point to running Squid? [closed]

For a small home network -- two laptops, two desktops, plus the main server -- should I expect much gain by running Squid on the main server? I fully understand the value of running a caching name ...
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4answers
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Home networking for 3 computers (Windows and Linux) [closed]

I want internet connection and folder sharing among 3 computers. One is always on and directly connected to internet (Win XP Pro). Currently it shares Internet connection with just another Windows PC ...
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What do you use your home server for? [closed]

I'm sure many of us have servers setup at home for testing and development, learning or just for experimenting with. What sort of setup do you have and what do you use your server for, anything more ...