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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Cisco sg100-08 connections

I have multiple computers, some have a 10/100 ethernet adapter while others have a 10/100/1000 ones. If I connect them together with the Cisco sg100-08 switch, do I keep the 1Gbit speed where possible ...
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Would it be risky to disable LMHash in GPO?

I run a AD server with Windows 2008, I have clients running XP and Windows 7, now I've decided to enforce Lan Manager authentication by refusing LM & NTLMv1 encryption methood, would it be risky? ...
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How to enable TCP/IPV4 disabled on LAN via command prompt [closed]

I have unchecked tcp/ipv4 protocol from LAN properties & now iam unable to access the server or connect remotely. However i have serial console access to the server where i can use netsh command. ...
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CSS, JS and images are not loading while sharing WAMP over local network [closed]

I have share my wamp over my personal LAN . (Server IP : 192.168.0.100) When I am trying to access wamp server it's working perfectly. But when I open website hosted on server using client machine ...
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VPN That Hijacks Lan (Can I use a VM?) [closed]

I have to use a VPN for work 'citrix anyconnect vpn' which unfortunately also routes lan through the VPN. This is a feature of the VPN. Is there a good / easy way or guide to do something like ...
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Connecting to another subnet's machine via ssh

I want to connect to my VPS via ssh. The output of ssh is the following: "No route to host" It seems, that it's because I'm located at a LAN and have no public IP. So, my question is, how can I ...
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How to wire 20 computers and 20 phones and 1 server into LAN?

I have currently 3 switches Two Netgear JFS524 with 24 slots, One Belkin with 16 slots. Server DSL Internet Router. Main question is how to connect switches together, two Netgear's are next to each ...
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Routing domain on lan

I have LAN setup with public server on it. The server is accessible via domain example.com. If I access example.com from within lan, it goes over my ISP. I wish it went just over my local network. ...
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Tool to analyze the real time traffic in Windows XP SP2 [closed]

My client machine/(s) is/(are) Windows XP SP2. I can’t effort every time to have physical access to my server machine. To analyze the real time traffic and bandwidth between client and server machine, ...
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Apache/Windows is very slow on only local network

I have this weird problem with apache. First, a little bit of background: I'm using XAMPP - but i tested wamp and vanilla apache, various versions - to do local (php) development on a Win7 Pro x64 ...
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Could not connect to LAN Server after getting broadband [closed]

I have 10 computers on LAN of which 1 is a server for a web app. All the 9 computers can connect to the server for work. Now we got a broadband internet connection in another computer and shared it ...
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Cannot access LAN Printer

Environment: I have a Brother 7360N Network Printer connected to a TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. My desktop, running Windows 8 is connected to the TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. A ...
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Intermittent internet access on a flat network - Router is connected [closed]

I’m looking for some help with network settings. I’ve just started a new job (non-IT!) and we have problems with our office network. I’m the most IT literate in the organisation (15 permanent ...
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LAN: What are the things to look at when arriving in a new place

My company is moving to a new place, and the only thing I know about the cabling is that there are cables and a patch panel. I have no idea about the cable speed, quality, and I'm a software guy with ...
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Comunication from Server to Client + Client LAN

I'm having some trouble with some network setup. I've tried OpenVPN, SocialVPN, Hamachi, still it is not working. This is my setup: Server A: NIC 1 with internet public address, NIC 2 to LAN Client B ...
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How to connect two networks (in the same location) to one server for file sharing? Is this possible?

First off, I am not a networking guy, but I have been given this problem to solve. The problem: Our office wants to introduce another ADSL internet connection (making a total of 2). Each ADSL has a ...
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Best security practice for small networks - wifi, lan,

We regularly setup small networks for clients in different locations to allow them to work on different products now the question what should be the best security practice. Currently we have a wifi ...
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Redirect users to internal webpage on first visit

I have a lan of maybe 20 - 30 computers, and a Windows server 2003 server on hand (I can also run any x86 Linux distro). What I am trying to do, is to redirect users to a webserver inside the LAN the ...
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Possible to setup OpenVPN between two servers? And how?

Apologies if this is a FAQ but I did not find it in the answers, hence, I'm positing it here. I have a following scenario and I am curious how can I use OpenVPN-(AS) to solve my issue. I have two ...
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Detect alive IPs in an unknown static-IP based network

I ask just in case of curiosity and this is just an imaginary network Imagine an internal LAN network without any DHCP server implemented; So to access the network we should use static IP(s); But my ...
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no more address or address previously allocated by another server tftpd32

I am getting error Client requested address 0.0.0.70 [27/08 08:47:17.406] no more address or address previously allocated by another server [27/08 08:47:17.406] Rcvd DHCP inform Msg for IP ...
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Bind WAN IP to LAN (under router) IIS

I am hosting my own website on my local machine and set up a virtual server on my router and everything works like a charm. In IIS, i cannot bind the WAN IP, as it doesn't show up, and if I type it ...
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Network-wide domain?

Is there a way to, on my wireless network, have a domain assigned to a network page? For example, could I have "media.com" link to "192.168.0.101/sharedmedia.html"? It would also be good if I could ...
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How do I simulate a WAN inside a LAN for remote office server setup?

I need to send 3 vmWare ESXi servers (hosts) to thee locations around the world. Each host will have 3-5 guest VMs performing various tasks. Each host will live behind a firewall configured with a ...
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Configure dns server for domain name without prefix

Trying to set up a local dns server as to speed up intranet development. I use bind9 set a sub domain named mydomain.com with /etc/bind/db.mydomain.com. The problem is that I can correctly resolve ...
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Linksys SE1500 Ethernet switch issue

I just bought a Linksys SE1500 Ethernet switch and I'm trying to set up a small standalone network for pentesting and security research. However, when I do a network scan with one of the computers ...
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Does traffic from accessing locally-shared file via UNC path still go through the switch?

if I'm accessing a local file via UNC path, for example //hostname/abc.txt, Will the traffic still go through the switch or it's clever enough to figure out this is a local machine, i.e. will there be ...
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How to create LAN segments in qemu

I could successfully connect two different virtual machine ports directly using LAN segment feature in VMware workstation. Is there a way to do the same on qemu ? As of now i have created two qemu ...
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Odd ping results : another device answers the ping

On my LAN network 192.168.0.x. My computer is linked to a small Netgear router 192.168.0.19. On some ping requests, I get an answer from the router, not from the actual server. On several requests ...
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MAC to IP binding in ASA 5510 / SG 300-52

I am trying to configure a Cisco ASA 5510 to assign specific IP-addresses to specific MACs. Firmware on my ASA is 8.2(5). I have used this feature in our previous device (Cisco SA-520W). I have also ...
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Mail server or private or public lan?

I've currently got only one server running Webserver,DB server and Mail server and I want to distribute the services in 3 servers to reduce the strain put on that single server. I've got to NICs on ...
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how connect to local mysql server (LAN) [closed]

I got two Debian 6 servers - one for web and one for the database.. How can I connect through the local area network? On both servers I have permanently changed the hostnames /etc/hostname ...
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Get the MAC addresses of all the machines connected to a LAN when NO machines have got an IP address yet

Here is the real scenario. I have say 4 machines not having any IP address yet connected to a switch. In one of the machines (OS=CentOS), I would install a DHCP server and would provide the other ...
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would a dynamic wan disrupt a static lan? [closed]

So I found out that the cable company use the DHCP to assign the public ip address dynamically. So a subscriber's public facing ip address can change during the length of their subscription. Now what ...
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How to force a host to not send a broadcast for an IP address in its own subnet?

For a LAN, instead of a switch, I have built a topology where each machine is connected to a router. Each host is assigned an IP address from 10/8. Here are the interface details: Lets say I ping ...
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How to know user accounts available on LAN computer? [closed]

I would like to find out a list of user accounts on a remote Windows PC. I would like to do this from the windows command prompt. Is this possible and if so how ? Original Can we get available Users ...
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Routing WIFI and LAN for specific traffic

I have two network devices aboard my macbook pro: WIFI (en1): Used for general traffic. Connects to an ip of 192.168.19.* via DHCP LAN (en0): Used for specific traffic. Connects to an ip of ...
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How to set up remote login and DNS resolution in a small business environment having centralized server

Dear fellow Administrators, I have a very burning issue I am still hunting an answer for. We had a maintenance involving the IT infrastructure (new computers, cabling, etc.), but we have found that ...
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postgres server works on LAN but not WAN (connection refused)

I'm trying to set up a postgres server, but I cannot access it through the Internet. It works fine on my LAN. Server is just a desktop computer using Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. disclaimer: I am not ...
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(Zywall USG 300) NAT bypassed when accessing in-house-server From LAN Via domain name

My situations is like this; i host a number of websites from within our joint network solution. On the network is basically 3 categories: the known public, registered via mac, given static dhcp ...
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Can I extend an otherwise wireless network to a wired-only computer through a second wireless router? [closed]

This question is incredibly similar, but DIFFERENT. so before you vtc, please hear me out. I have my wireless router [router1] connected to my ISP. I have a wireless network being broadcast from ...
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Strange connectivity issues between workstations and Servers

I have a situation whereby there are 3 sites. Site a - User site Site b - User site Site c - datacentre Site a can talk to site c fine Site b can not talk to everything in site C In particular, ...
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How to access Virtual Machine in LAN with proxy [closed]

I have setup a website in a virtual machine running in VMWare Workstation (Trial). I need to access that website in our LAN network. But there is a proxy on our the LAN. When I try to access the ...
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Linux router: ping doesn't route back

I have a Debian box which I'm trying to set up as a router and an Ubuntu box which I'm using as a client. My problem is that when the Ubuntu client tries to ping a server on the Internet, all the ...
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Enable user registration - eJabberd

I am a complete n00b to configuring Jabber/XMPP servers and I am hoping to get some help getting set up. I have done all of this and installed pidgin. I seem to be able set up my "admin-user" in ...
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Static Routes on Windows - Computer with two NICs connected to two routed networks

I asked this on another site recently, but I figured this might be a good place to ask this as well: Please take a look at the diagram below. My question is in regards to computer "C" in the middle ...
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network restricted website

How can I restrict my network connections to a only my web-server? EG, a user would connect to my network (WIFI/LAN) when they open a web browser and enter 127.0.0.1 it will load my app. But if they ...
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MDB database file moved off-site

A large client that uses my MDB based application has moved the MDB file off-site so that my application connects to it over a WAN. How can I convince them to put the MDB file back on-site on to the ...
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Setting up a Windows Server based Office LAN / WLAN environment

Okay so we wish to setup a small office LAN / WLAN. We have 10 desktop PC's and 5 Laptops. which makes around 20 users. Those with laptops will only connect via the wireless network, if needed they ...
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Access ports versus trunk ports?

Can someone please explain the difference between access ports and trunk ports on a switch? I'm starting to learn networking, and my understanding is that access ports are used to connect endpoints ...