LAN, short for Local Area Network, is a network that connects multiple devices in a limited geographical area, such as a room, an apartment or a building. Currently, most LANs are based on Wi-Fi or Ethernet transmission.

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How do I set up Munin to ping all devices in my LAN and alert me if anything is offline?

So I managed to set up Munin, which was tearful because it was my first encounter with Linux. But it now works and generates colorful little graphs. The real purpose of that exercise, however, was to ...
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How to ensure Netgear GS724TP is not blocking Dropbox Lan Sync - port 17500

We're a small company using Drop Box for business but have noticed that Lan Sync refuses to work on our network (it works fine at home). After trouble shooting the issues on the Dropbox forums, it's ...
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HDD performance testing over LAN [closed]

Do you know some utility that allow me for HDD performance testing over lan. The issue - I have a shared drive with shared file database. Performance of the database is low and I assume that ...
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Should I use rsync compression over a gigabit LAN?

I normally use rsync's -z option to enable compression when transferring files over the internet. However, if I am on my own (idle) gigabit LAN, do I still want compression? Or will it be faster ...
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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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OpenVZ Local Network

I recently aquired 7 OpenVZ Virtual Private Servers for a load balanced website. 2 Load Balancers 3 Web Servers + MySQL API Server + MySQL Storage Server 2 Storage Servers (For PHP Sessions and ...
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Ping another IP on LAN resolves my own IP [closed]

I have no network, computers attached to a router with DHCP enabled. I have two computers, both access the internet just fine... Typing into console ipconfig I get my IP: IPv4 Address. . . . . . . ...
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Access linux machine by hostname within LAN?

I have a LAN setup with a bunch of windows and linux boxes. The LAN is built on top of the AT&T DSL Router. I don't have any type of DNS Server running. All the windows machines can identify ...
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What am I doing wrong with this cat 6 patch panel wiring?

top number is transmitter bottom number is remote terminator 12345678 36145278 is this because I could be mixing T568A and T568B wiring? how do I know if my patch cord is A or B? Do I just look at ...
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Access switch on the LAN from a WLAN connection Sonicwall TZ205

I have a setup like the following Modem >>> Sonicwall TZ205 >>>> Linksys 8 port smart POE switch >>>> Linksys LRT224 When I am on the LAN through a wired connection ...
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Low Upload Bandwidth Issues

I'm fairly new to the networking world, so please bare with me. On my companies LAN, we are experiencing low upload bandwidth. Download bandwidth is fine. We have a 10 Mbps up and down through our ...
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iptables - allow connections only from LAN

Is there a way to deny all external traffic (WAN) to SSH and allow only local traffic (192.168.0.1 to 192.168.0.255) and what would be the rule?
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postfix - connection refused from behind NAT

When attempting to telnet postfix from a different host in the same LAN through the FQDN (and thus the LAN's public IP), the following error occurs: root@mailer:/var/log# telnet mail.domain.com 25 ...
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Lazarus + Postgres Log: Could not receive data from client: unexcpected EOF on client connection

I'm writing an application that runs on a LAN. Workstations: Windows Server: Ubuntu server 12.04 Programming language: Lazarus I can run the program from my XP machine. It connects to the server ...
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Varnish to Vsites on Apache servers

Can anyone advise of a VCL conf that redirects (inside LAN & LAN DNS) to get to multiple named hosts? i.e. http://x.ourdomain.com = IP of Varnish Server = redirects to LAN host (i.e. 10.0.5.1) ...
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Moving Portable Office. Have a LAN & Phone line query?

We are about to move a portable office that has 8 phones and 12 lan connections. They are all wired back to our main switch and Nortel bcm200 phone system which are only about 20m (65ft) away. After ...
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Configuring sendmail for local delivery

First, I've probably worded that improperly, because Googling keywords like that has gotten me nowhere. What I want to be able to do is deliver mail to various hosts on a LAN. So let's say I have ...
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Dual LAN on one NIC and routing

I'm trying replace three Windows XP workstations with new ones running Windows 7 Pro, on a network which I did not setup and can't change. The old workstations had one NIC each with the following IPv4 ...
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Debian server - DNS stopped working after static IP reassignment

Due to changes in the LAN router, I had to modify the static IP of one of our servers. It still succeeds in finding the external world (ping google.com), but only temporarily - when I access one of ...
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2 lans on the same switch safe? [closed]

I have a modem with 5 ports. Each port gets a static IP address from the web. Basically if i ping one of those static IP addresses from home i am pinging directly one of those ports. On the first ...
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Easiest routing solution for a typical firewall with WiFi routers setup - WAN-2-hops-away network

Suppose a local network connected to the internet via a single firewall router. Devices that connect directly (= using only layer 2 devices) to that router are: hosts WiFi routers providing the ...
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VLAN subset of LAN? [closed]

I'm reading up on VLAN and came across this "VLAN's allow a network manager to logically segment a LAN into different broadcast domains" If I'm understanding this correctly VLAN is always less than ...
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Restrict network connection to virtual machine alone-VMWare

Is there a way to restrict a Ethernet/Wifi Connection to the virtual machine alone and not to the host operating system? I am using VMWare workstation on windows with centOS and Ubuntu as my guest OS ...
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“Destination Host Unreachable” and ARP returns no addresses over LAN

I am currently trying to setup LAN over two machines with a network mask of 255.255.255.0 however I am receiving the following message when trying to communicate between them both; [root@alpha ~]# ...
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Nginx geoipblocking & allowing LAN IPs

I'd like to block IPs with geoip except whitelisted countries AND the local area network. The first part works flawless, the second one not. Somwehere searching the internet I found the codes LH ...
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One IP for whole LAN, provide access to local server outside the LAN [closed]

I have a LAN with multiple PCs and some servers. I would like to provide access to one of the servers from outside the LAN. The problem for me is I have one IP address for the whole LAN. The server is ...
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Jumphost VM not able to communicate with LAN

I have setup a jumphost VM on WinXP. It has 2 NICs. NIC1, which is the LAN, has the following IP settings: IP: 10.0.0.1 /24 (No default/ DNS configured) NIC2, which has external connections, has ...
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Load balancing & NAT-ing multiple ISP connections on Linux

I have two internet connections from two different ISPs and I need to balance the traffic originating to and from my network between the two ISPs. I am using Debian GNU/Linux. My set-up is like this ...
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Router connect same 2 ports? [closed]

What it will happen if 'accidentally' i will connect 2 ports with the same utp cable? I'm asking here since i don't find anyware such a stupid and silly question but i'm curios about it, the router ...
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How to access a domain or its subdomain from the Local Area Network in Nginx?

I've got a local server configured with Nginx, PHP5-FPM, MySQL and some other stuff. I'm hosting two sites. One static website using Twitter Bootstrap and a theme: at www.example.com One WordPress ...
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packet loss between two specific VMs

I am experiencing some high-percentage packet loss (more than 70%) between two specific VMs in a local network, in a remote cluster (I have no physical access to it). One machine is used as a hadoop ...
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Server with 3 network cards

Totaly edited: I have 3 nic with links eth0 eth1 eth2. I made 3 table T1 T2 T3. In /etc/network/interfaces i wrote: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 1.0.0.1 netmask ...
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How to find programs using DNS on a network/machine

I have making a server switch. I am using wireshark and seeing that some PCs on my network are using DNS to make requests to the old server. I would like to track this down but do not know how. I ...
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LAN resets if I reboot router, but is there a better way to troubleshoot the LAN connection [closed]

Ok, I have the typical problem of intermittent internet drops on my home network. To restore the internet, I simply have to cycle power on the router. Problem solved. But I don't understand why ...
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Effects of IW10 (initcwnd 10 initrwnd 10) on high speed LAN based TCP/IP communications?

What does changing the number of packets sent during the initial congestion window to 10 have on LAN connections? Via: ip route change default via GATEWAY dev INTERFACE initcwnd 10 initrwnd 10 Is ...
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Best choice of private addresses for a “device area network”

I'm building an appliance consisting of several subdevices connected by ethernet inside the appliance. The appliance will connect to the customer network. The customer network can be using private ...
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gpo set to disabled but still applied

I set the 'prohibit access to properties of a LAN connection' to 'disabled.' After forcing, I confirmed they were not applied by running a gpresult. Now I realize that there are instances where ...
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Why can't I have the same subnet on WAN and LAN?

I want to know why same IP with same mask on both WAN and LAN side could be a problem. I also want to know if setting different mask, but having same IPs will resolve the routing problem. ...
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Severe performance issues sharing openvpn client connection to LAN clients virtualbox

I am trying to set up an internal network in Virtualbox in order to share an openvpn client tunnel with multiple VMs acting as clients that should be completely isolated from everything except for the ...
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Error 400 on LAN access

Probably a stupid question / problem, but when I try and access my site via it's domain name from inside it's LAN (requesting via the local IP address works fine though), I get an error 400. A while ...
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Separate 2 networks with 1 Windows Server

The situation is: I have 1 router 192.168.1.1, 1 switch, 1 windows server and a basic LAN of devices accessing it. I need to split into 2 separate LANs with full Internet access each, but isolated ...
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Cannot access site on apache from machine on different Lan

Hello I am new to apache and webservers and I need some help. I wish to host website within a machine an browse to it from another machine in another enviornment as part of a test enviorn. I am ...
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Airport Extreme mesh over Ethernet?

I have purchased three Airport Extreme routers. I have a cable modem in one room that currently feeds into our primary router (which I want to replace with an Extreme), which feeds into a switch, ...
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How do I set up domain names for IP's on my LAN? [closed]

I have a LAN with 50 clients and my company has made me do a local WebApp. This is new territory for me, but as I see it, the individual internal IP's are regulated by MikroTIK. I was wondering, how ...
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Assigning LAN TLD's

Let's say that I am setting up an experiment of sorts with two or more DNS servers. These DNS servers will handle DNS requests for <domain>.lan tlds. Let's say that dns.lan points to the first ...
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Diagnosing and debugging LAN congestion / connection issues

What are the top N tools / methodologies used to diagnose and repair network issues? Given a LAN, for example, where users are able to consistently ping an outside server, but any data intensive ...
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DNS settings for resolving Host name to IP not working?

I want to access my IIS hosted application over LAN. First I installed a DNS server. The DNS configuration steps are: Go to DNS Manager -> right click on System Name -> click on configure a DNS ...
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how to connect Centos server to the outside world [closed]

I configured the eth0 interface to receive network-connection from my iMac to wich this computer is connected to with an ethernetcable. Configure is a big word here since I only changed the ONBOOT key ...
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How do routers combine WAN and LAN traffic (packet data over wifi and ethernet)? [closed]

In my office, we have a leased line connection which is shared by some 20 users over wi-fi. This causes congestion on the router's end, resulting in slow speed due to high packet drops (and consequent ...
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How to move a Panasonic kx-t7633 Phone

We have Panasonic kx-T7633 phones and I need to move them across office how do I activate or fix the connection after I move the phone Looked at the manual but no answers and googled it as well any ...