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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Accessing a samba share from a separate LAN

I have 2 LANs at home : A main LAN running behind my ISP's modem (acting as a router with an IP address of 192.168.0.1, which I'll refer to as router A). Attached to this router is a Raspberry Pi at ...
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cisco asa 5512-x policing

I have a single 100mb leased line that will be shared by three unrelated companies. We are looking to buy a cisco ASA 5512-X and I need to use policing to ensure that each company receives 1/3 of ...
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RDP connection gives nca_s_fault_access_denied [migrated]

I have 2 PCs on the same network with fixed IP addresses and firewalls turned off. Windows 7 Professional and the service running on a Windows 7 Enterprise editon. System running with DCOM service. ...
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DD-WRT Client Bridge: Hosts can't find eachother by name [migrated]

My LAN is set up like so: lol you need rep to post images guilmon, gabumon are both running Arch Linux A200, phone are running Android laptop is running Windows 7 The problem: I can't seem to find ...
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Accessing Local Web server on my LAN error

I have looked at the other questions related to this on SO, Googled and looked in my Window Logs. I have a local web site on a PC that is DHCP assigned. It is a MVC web site using IIS Manager. On ...
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COD4 Linux game server doesn't send UDP packets as response to broadcast [migrated]

I am setting up a bunch of Game servers for a medium sized LAN tournament using CentOS 6 and the various Linux binaries used for the game servers. With COD4 the servers did not show up in the server ...
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CISCO 2960X Access Switch Issue Random Limited Connectivity Issue

I have a CISCO 2960X Access switch which is configured in 8 Stack. IOS Version 15.0.2EX4 Software Image: C2960X-UniversalK9-M The System is connected VIA the CISCO IP Phone (7942G)and and then ...
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Access my home network printer while I am using VPN to connect to work [migrated]

(If you feel that this question belongs rather to SuperUser, please let me know in the comments and I will move it there. I wasn't sure.) When I work from home, I am connected to the resources in my ...
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SQL Server Connection Issue with New Router But Works With Old Router

I have an issue that really has me stumped. I have a router that is overheating and needs to be upgraded. When I connect the new router and configure it with the same DHCP settings and IP ranges as ...
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Captive portal popups: the definitive guide

I'm manually implementing a WiFi captive portal. I've got everything pretty much working BUT a single hitch: i want everyone to see their mobile OSs' (or computer OSs') captive portal popup for a ...
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How to use two different ISP on same LAN with one Ethernet switch?

Sorry if same question is asked on Stackoverflow. I searched and tried some configuration but are not working in my case. I have a LAN with 6 machines which are on same network (each other can be ...
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Can't access my apache server from outside LAN (Raspberry Pi) [migrated]

I know this question was asked a lot, but unfortunately none of the posts really helped.. I'm trying to set up an Apache server on my Raspberry Pi. I managed to set it up correctly I think, but I ...
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Is there a way to control Internet usage on LAN? [closed]

I have a network with many client PCs. I have to block Internet access for some of the users and allow it for others. Is there a way that can control Internet access, or filter and allow based on MAC ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet, Limited Access(Ethernet), Windows Server 2012

I am using a Windows Server 2012 for my institute, due to connectivity issues I uninstalled the services AD DS, DHCP, DNS. But after the uninstall the server is unable to connect to the Internet, ...
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Network Vicinity View doesn't show agent managed PCs

Network Vicinity View in my SCOM only shows other network devices+management server, but does not show any agent managed computers, why is that? Or is it supposed to be like that and i'm missing ...
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Cannot reach another station in wireless LAN

I have two stations (A and B) connected to the same wireless LAN by a wireless router (R). These stations and the router are placed in a crowded location and sometimes they fail to communicate (e.g. I ...
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Make lan ip's available to external devices over openvpn [closed]

My goal is to make my home media library available to external devices. External device ====== OpenVPN Server ====== unknown Modem ----- OpenWRT --- lan machines External devices are OpenVPN ...
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iptables: when to use input or output with LAN connections?

In a SSH server/firewall (192.168.2.3) that has a LAN behind it, say 192.168.2.1/30, will the connection attempts made by the internal machines of the 192.168.2.1/30 network be interpreted by the ...
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how to connect 2 networks with different routers

I have a TP-Link TL-ER6120 VPN router and a Cisco RV-180 VPN router. I want to have 2 networks with two routers connecting each other. My network is the following: Internet -----> TL-ER6120 ...
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Map ports from 2 switches to simulate a straight through physical link [closed]

Is it possible configure 2 brocade ISX 6430 switches connected together to directly map a port on switch 1 to another port on switch 2 so that whatever is plugged into the port is treated the same as ...
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Redirect DNS requests for 8.8.8.8 to a local DNS inside a LAN

I have a local network (10.0.0.0/24) with a gateway (I'll call it G, IP 10.0.0.1), a device (I'll call it N, IP 10.0.0.31) making DNS requests directly to 8.8.8.8 completely ignoring DHCP setting for ...
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IPTables from public ip and port to lan ip

I own 3 public IPs for my server and I have multiple VMs that have their own 'job'. The server has 1 NIC. Public IPs: XX.XX.9.247 (MAIN) XX.XX.21.141 (additional) XX.XX.21.142 (additional) LAN ...
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Must a L3 switch always have an IP address?

I have 3 L3 switches connected as shown below: All devices are in the same subnet and have IP addresses : 192.168.150.X/24 Shouldn't the switches be able to forward traffic without requiring IP ...
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Extend wireless LAN with several access points?

To extend the area of my wireless LAN I thought on buying a couple of wireless access points and giving them the same SSID + Security (WPA2) + Channel and all connecting them by LAN with the same ...
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How to efficiently subnet a network [duplicate]

I have base ip address 10.6.0.0/16. I need to divide this network into 12 subnets, and I need at least 80 computers in one network. Please explain how to calculate correctly subnets. I understand that ...
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Multicast and duplicate IP addresses

I've developed a Multicast UDP client/server application, which allows a user to remotely change the network configuration of devices belonging to the same multicast group. But what if a device was ...
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How to connect to external server using router from VLAN's

I am newbie. I am trying to build network system in Packet Tracer. Now I have such network layout. I have different VLAN's Accounting and Sales. I have configured this using subinterface in ...
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STP fixes non-looped network. Dumb switches kill network. Can anyone decipher this wireshark readout for me?

Greets long story short we had a power outage here and when the network came back online it would crash out to a flood of ARP requests. This would lead to packet storm/network loop, but after ...
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Diskless cluster using Perceus: nodes don't boot

I'm constructing diskless cluster using Perceus. Few days ago, I succeed Clustering using Perceus. Nodes are booted well and i can use ssh to nodes. Even i run mpi program. Today, I tried to ...
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LAN access with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client v. 3.0.4235

Whenever I connect to a VPN server using the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client v. 3.0.4235 (probably also with other versions) I lose access to my LAN. I hope to remedy this by manually adding ...
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Windows VPN Server on Amazon EC2 Instance

we are small software company. Our web/db servers were in different networks. Recently we decided to create small network on Amazon EC2 and move all those servers to EC2. I have created several ...
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Server nics on two subnets: gateway?

Server is connected two two separate, isolated subnets via two physical nics. Is there any way the server can act as a gateway for the two networks to communicate? To clarify, I don't want any ...
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Access domain from internal network [closed]

I have a domain, example.com and it has a A record pointing to my external IP. Port 80 is forwarded to my server. However, when I try to access it from inside the local network (behind the external ...
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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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Restrict access to apache tomcat in local network [closed]

I am setting up an apache tomcat webserver for my local network and I want to block any external access from outside of the local network (the internet) for security reasons. Can I configure tomcat ...
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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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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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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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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 ...