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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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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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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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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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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WLAN card as LAN interface?

I have a system with 2 network adapters: a wifi card (atheros) and an ethernet card. Both network adapters are recognized by pfsense 2.1 without problems, but I don't know how to configure it: I ...
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Hyper-V Client for Microsoft Networks gone

I have an odd situation. I have a Hyper-V Baremetal Windows 2008 x64 (not R2) host with 4 VM's on it. I also have a server next door on the lan that is not a host just Windows2003x86 called ServerS2 ...
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Connecting to NAS boxes/printer located on local private WAN network

The set up Here's a diagram of my network: # Building 1 (Main) --------- | MODEM | --|------ | |-[WIRED] | --|------------------------------------------ | DrayTek Vigor 2130N ...
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2 nic cards in ubuntu PC, one to router, one to win7 pc, make connected pc on router talk to win7 on 2nd nic

There are 2 win7 pc, 2 100 mb/s routers and 1 ubuntu 12.04 pc. I scanned a diagram of the Lan setup with IP's ...
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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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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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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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Gateway Modem loses ability to DNS lookup intermittently, often under heavy load

We're using a Bell 2Wire Gateway modem/router as our only hub (with some switches attached). Intermittently, but frequently when a large download is initiated, all computers on our LAN lose the ...
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how to access my lan based postgresql db from my website

We have lan based .Net application with Postgresql 8.1 , now i have task to provide interface on website to read and write two tables on LAN based database I don't know where to start Please help me ...
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windows server 2003 subdomain routing to lan

I have Windows Server 2003 with two network cards. 1 network card is connected to the router and router is connected to internet. 2nd cards is connected to switch and there are another 5 PC’s ...
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PC to MAC Ethernet LAN

I'm trying to setup VNC between a (Windows XP) PC and a MAC (OS X) for semi-permanent installation in a space, but I can't even get the PC to ping the mac. I've got an ethernet cable running between ...
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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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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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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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Can't ping6 a network interface from a different Ubuntu computer

I cannot ping6 the network interface "tun0" on the host computer from a virtual machine. Using vmware, I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine, that is connected to the host machine with NAT. ...
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How to bridge two lan but keeping their clients using/choosing their own wan?

this is my first question here so please bear with me if I haven't made it super clear So I have 2 piece of Cisco RV180W router hardware. The office is moderately big and one single Wifi router is ...
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Private ip iptables rule

I am using Windows Azure where they allocate a private IP for you like 10.3.2.1. If I have another machine at 10.3.2.2, how can I open up the first machine(say port 3306) to let the second machine to ...
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Wake on Lan (WOL) stopped working

My wake on lan stopped working for no apaprent reason. I installed wireshark and from another machine sent a magic packet to the target computer and I could see the packet was coming through. ...
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Requiring all network traffic go through VPN in Windows 7

I have a VPN service that I can can connect to through Network and Sharing Center manually and this works great, but sometimes I forget to enable it or it goes down and then my traffic is not tunneled ...
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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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SSL Handshake takes 10 seconds in LAN but not in WAN

Here is the structure we have, 3 servers in location A (172.22.25.X) and 3 servers in location B (192.168.140.X). One of the 3 servers in each location creates an SSL connection to the other 4 ...
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LAN to PPTP VPN bridge

I am pretty new to VPN and networking stuff so please bear with me if this seems a noob question. I have a cisco linksys e2500 router running on Tomato firmware. My situation is, I have set up a PPTP ...
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DNS Server using bind on CentOS - does not resolve

I am trying to setup a DNS for a standard lan zone. I have now read every bit of info available but still the DNS server does not resolve with nslookup or dig e.g. "nslookup router.local.lan" => ** ...
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Pass / forward 8080 port on server with masquerade

There is server machine wich is connected to ISP only with modem, no router. Server got apache on 80port. Now on other ethernet card in my server i have cable going to my router, router serve ...
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Performance issues on LAN with Load balancing

I recently set up a network which is running "slow" and I can't seem to debug the situation. I'm fairly noobie at networks I'll explain the setup and hopefully you can give me possible solutions. I ...
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Auto switching between wired and wireless connections

How about this situation. Our business deals a lot with medical information. And some of our clients have demands based off HIPPA, etc. There is one now where they do not want an employee to have both ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My SonicWALL PRO 3060 doesn't have PortShield, but is there a way I can fake it?

So I'm setting up a SonicWALL PRO 3060 and I noticed that it doesn't have some optional PortShield upgrade -- oh well, my loss. However I find that I've started needing something very ...
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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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RTMP Streaming LAN footage from multiple PC to one single stream

I need to stream a Live LAN footage from multiple PCs to a single stream, that is must redirected on twich.tv. What in fact I need to do is to switch from one source to another without interrupting ...
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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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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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Need assistance setting up Linux Router with 2 public lans

I was assigned a.b.c.10/30 (Public IP) for my router and given a.b.c.9 as the gateway. I was also assigned x.y.z.128/25 (Public IP block) for my use. I want to setup a Linux router to handle this ...
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Accessing Supermico IPMI behind remote LAN

I've been trying to find a solution to this for hours now, I was up till late last night also trying. We have around 70 servers in the US in various datacenters (rented) that run IPMI on a private ...
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Clients suddenly stop receiving data from the network

I'm facing a connection problem on a small network: 10 clients connected to a Netgear WNR612v2 WiFi router with DHCP disabled; 4 clients connected to a Linksys WRT160NL router with DHCP active and ...
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Production windows web servers in AD with the rest Network and users

We have 8 Web servers accessible from Internet and 2 SQL Servers accessible from those 8 servers. What is better: a) Put them all in AD in which other users are (entire company), the connection ...
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Remote call script as administrator

I created a Windows XP bat script to modify etc/hosts file. I want to share this script at other machine, then from another computer I want to invoke these script to modify hosts file at first ...
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Prioritising specific users' and server's traffic on a LAN?

I'm fairly new to network design and I was wondering if someone could help clarify a couple of things regarding traffic prioritisation on a LAN. Some background: I'm designing a network that will ...