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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openswan inside a lan

I need to create an encrypted channel between two computers inside a lan using openswan, so I can show how the encrypted traffic is using wireshark. I installed openswan in both computers (running ...
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Port forwarding doesnt work when connected through LAN (RJ-45)

I have a Zyxel eircom F1000 router. I have set up a port forward on it for a port 80 and pointing to my local server. The port forward works when I use WiFi however when I connect the web server ...
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Web server not accessible to other systems on LAN

I'm trying to test a web site being served via nginx on my Mac. Things work just fine accessing the server on that same Mac, but when I try to get to it from a couple of Windows machines on the same ...
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How to scan ipv6 enabled hosts on my LAN?

I want to discover all my neighbors who enabled ipv6 protocol and still alive. I tried ip -6 neighbor show but it shows nothing. Can someone recommend a tool and show some examples? Thanks.
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Configure multiple lan interfaces for same subnet on sonicwall

We have a sonicwall 2400, Is there any way to assign multiple interfaces to the same lan subnet? Basically, we would like to have X1 for the wan and X0, X2, X3 and X4 connected to 4 devices that would ...
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How can I configure my network to allow bi-directional traffic between two lans?

Here's my current setup: (and it may require reworking): 2 LAN networks - 192.168.41.0, 192.168.21.0 2 Public IP's (they are assigned to us by specifying MAC Addresses - not subnetted) ...
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Ubuntu wired network disconnected

I am not able to establish a wired network connection between two computers on which I just installed Ubuntu 10.04. I am new to this environment. Unlike in the Windows environment, where it happens ...
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NTttcp shows slower throughput on loopback (127.0.0.1) than on network

I am using NTttcp to find a baseline for what throughput I can expect between a client and server on windows. When I ran the client and server on two different machines on our LAN I got the following ...
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pfSense no access from lan to wan

Can anyone please help me ? Probably the answer is already somewhere in the forum, but unfortunately I have not found it until now. Since two days I fight to have access to the internet across a ...
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Setup Windows Server Local DNS on WAN

I inherited a WAN with centrally hosted DNS,AD Servers. I have clients connecting to Application Servers hosted locally on site. Problem is when the WAN link goes down clients can't connect to ...
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WebServer - moving MySQL to another server on LAN for gaining more processing power?

I have website with high traffic hosted on dedicated machine. This machine running out of resources. Will moving MySQL database to another dedicated machine on LAN give more resources to website ...
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Lot of Multicast traffic on LAN

Recently the whole network at work is being hit by multicast traffic originating on the LAN itself. I did some investigating and the service which seems to be responsible is ws-discovery. I have ...
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Resolving IP address conflicts on a LAN

We have our LAN set up with DHCPD providing fixed IP addresses to the systems. However we are facing IP address conflicts if some one connects a laptop and assigns an IP address belonging to another ...
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pfsense access openvpn client´s lan

I want to cover the following case: pfsense server´s LAN: 10.1.0.0/24 openvpn client network: 10.2.0.0/24 Local network of one openvpn client: 192.168.2.0/24 Working: Access the network ...
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How can I troubleshoot my router NOT routing between LAN PCs?

I have a FiOS router, which has 3 PCs connected to it. One of the PCs used to run several servers/services; that I previously (using a different router from different ISP) successfully connected to ...
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What type of switch should I get to implement a site with around 140 desktop machines, plus around 20 SIP phones? [closed]

We're moving to a new office and we will be needing to setup a network closet. I'm estimating that we will have around 140 ethernet ports and will be using CAT6a cabling for 1Gbps connections. I'm ...
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vigor 2960 won't start after firmware upgrade

I tried to upgrade the firmware of a Vigor 2960 through their interface. Everything was working fine until the reboot. The upgrade was from 1.0.7.0 to 1.0.8.2. It rebooted for a while and now I ...
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Nodejs website not accessible from LAN

I've deployed two nodebb instances. One on default port 4567, the other on 12001. The first site works well and is accessible from LAN, while the other doesn't. I expect that the problem to be due to ...
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Possible to auto assign static IP after first DHCP? [closed]

I'm building networks with 256 devices that can't be pre configured (they all must start from the same configuration, it's not possible to give them static ip beforehand). Is there anyway from a ...
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Encrypt communications on local network

I'm developing a web application that runs on a server local to the same network as the client- basically, instead of a central web server, each customer site will have its own server hosted on the ...
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sonicwall-multiple IP's for same interface

I am new to sonicwall.Is there any way to add multiple ip's to a sonicwall interface ?. In my lab there are two local networks connected to same switch (networks are overlapped). I need to communicate ...
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Need help with local network printing while using VPN on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop

I can print to my HP printer via the LAN when I'm not connected to the VPN. When connected to the VPN, printing fails. OpenVPN 2.1.0 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu [SSL] [LZO2] [EPOLL] [PKCS11] [MH] [PF_INET6] ...
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Securing a LAN whose wires cross over public hallway? [closed]

I want to record video in rooms (A B C) and start/stop/monitor the recordings from (only) room D. There is a public hallway separating D from the rest, and the data is sensitive. Preliminary setup ...
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Remote client (android) can't connect to OpenVPN sever behind LAN

My plan is to connect over tunnel (via Internet) android phone with my LAN at home. I set up OpenVPN server behind (router) lan (ip adress is 192.168.1.3). There is also my laptop. Port 1194 UDP on my ...
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How do I “connect” one wireless network interface to anothet [closed]

Basically I have two dd wrt routers(TP-LINK and ASUS) working in "LAN-WAN" infrastructure(so they both gateways, gateway-router infrastructure doesn't suit to me) and I want to somehow "connect" ...
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Most secure way to encrypt critical data to be shared, edited and seen (must ALWAYS be secure)

This question does not rely on time... so it's not about keeping data on tape or anything similar. I have 3 distinct PCs with critical information. PCs are running Windows OS. They all hold critical ...
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How to access the setup wizard on Sonicwall TZ 100 firewall

I am trying to setup a TZ 100 firewall. I am following these instructions and I have attempted to follow these instructions: "Connect your computer to the LAN (X0) port on the SonicWALL. Connect an ...
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Per-user hosts file

Is there a way to define host aliases (like in /etc/hosts) on a per user basis, i.e. in a file /home/user/.hosts ? My primary objective is to easily share host aliases via rsync between the machines ...
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Is there a better way than VPN tunnels to access local tools in remote DCs?

I have created a fancy interface which pretends to be an unified interface to access to different local tools located inside different datacenters. These tools are not accesible from the outside. To ...
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Configure freeradius as a linux service

I install freeradius-2.2.0-7 on CentOS 7, and I finished configuring it, for the test on the same Linux host, he replied "access-accept" but when I repeated the same test from another host on the ...
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VPN IP Routing - slow connections

UPDATE: Router error logs show: LCP Time-out 0 I'm not sure how to correct this. The Lan-to-Lan profiles are set to -1 Idle Timeout (for the remote branch). I have a PPTP VPN running between two ...
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“dig +trace fqdn” and “dig fqdn” do not give the same result on a LAN with windows DNS server, why?

in my company LAN I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running in Virtualbox (as guest) on a Windows 7 (the host) with network interface bridged (so the Ubuntu server belongs to the LAN, with its ip: ...
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How configure 2 Lan cards in Windows 7/8 pc one to connect to Internet and other to Local Network [closed]

    I am about to install a dedicated VOIP server in our office. It is a 3CX pbx system on Windows 7/8 machine. The environment currently is a Windows SBS 2011 with 8 client machines. I want ...
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How to make your apache application accessible within network

I have a Windows XP machine where I have installed WAMP and made a PHP based web application. I can access the web application from within this machine by using the browser and pointing to: ...
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Can't seem to see local network on Wine

I'm trying to use Wine on Ubuntu to use a proprietary Windows program that looks for a proprietary device on the local network. I don't know where it's looking, which protocol, port or IP address it's ...
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Windows ignores which interface to use in routing table

Hi i'm running windows 7 and i have 2 network cards, one wireless with internet connection and one wired with local lan connection. I want to use both at the same time so i set the lan card to 1st ...
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What is the difference between an accelerated LAN port and a regular non-accelerated port? [closed]

Can someone explain the difference for me? Wondering more about the difference for the end user, but a technical description would also be helpful.
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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 ...