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UDP Broadcasting Not Working on Some Routers?

I have a game that runs on mobile devices and connects two of them together by using UDP Broadcast and simultaneously listening and broadcasting. On most home wifi networks, this works well (corporate ...
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IPTables forward to external IP, but keep source IP

Can I forward connections on port 25 from one server to another, but keeping the original source ip when the 2 servers are on different networks?The problem I'm having is, connections going to ...
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Internet Slow on one Computer

I noticed that my Internet is slow ( 5 Mbps on average) on my computer only. I am currently running Windows 10, on a MSI B150 PC mate motherboard. To be noted: I am running power line over Ethernet. ...
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Combining 2 network inputs to an unmanaged switch to improve speed

I have two network inputs and I want to combine those for faster Internet speed. Can I do it with an unmanaged network switch, and what software do I need? My switch is TP-Link TL-SF1024D v2.
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Debian and TP-Link Archer T2UH ( AC600 ) - unable to change back MAC address

I changed MAC address on my TP-Link Archer T2UH ( AC600 ) running on my Debian 9.3 via iwpriv ra0 e2p 04=MAC_SEG1iwpriv ra0 e2p 06=MAC_SEG2iwpriv ra0 e2p 08=MAC_SEG3Unfortunately, I'm not able ...
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Slow Download - fast upload on cable and wifi

So I'm having this issue with the really slow download speed and very fast download speed over cable and wifi. The network topology is the following: Provider router and FO media converter (PON-TECH ...
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Connect TAP interface with router in same subnet

I downloaded TAP driver installer from OpenVPN download page and installed it. I want to connect that virtual TAP interface with my router like a normal NIC.For example, let my home router has ...
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Intrusion Detection System hardware requirement for a home user [on hold]

I'm new to network securityI have an old computer I'd like turn into an IDS (Linux using Snort IDS) to monitor my home wireless network. Problem is, what hardware do I need to be able to sniff all ...
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How do you remote boot a Windows 7 computer? [on hold]

I don't mean remote install. I would like to host a disk image (of a Windows 7 install) on a file server and have a client computer download and boot the image.The computer I want to boot is a ...
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Unable to obtain IP address from Mesh(Bridge Mode)

Router: WRT3200ACM (DNSMasq DHCP Server)Firmware: OpenWRTWiFi AP: 1 - 5GhzMesh: Velop (2 Pack) [Bridge Mode]WiFi AP: 2Ghz, 5GhzDevice: S8+Problem:Having connected to Velop's AP once, and ...
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My internet comes from my iPhone tethered to my desktop, can I connect a router to this?

I have internet on my desktop from my cel phone which is tethered. I have devices which were formerly connected to my home network through the DSL modem, but I can't use them now because at some ...
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Is it possible that a lower level network can provide IP addresses for the higher level network? And how to prevent that?

Sorry for my obscure title, I don't have much knowledge about networking. So today I got a really strange problem with my network, it's like this:My network:From Internet → my Wi-Fi router → "black ...
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Ethernet connection constantly dropping - Must reenable adapter [on hold]

My ethernet connection constantly drops and the triangle of death appears. I can replicate the issue by opening a YouTube video on 1080p and clicking back and forth, otherwise it happens randomly ...
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I’m getting an IP address conflict but when I check the IP address, nothing shows up?

The problem I'm having is a (windows 7- LAN - Office Environment) Desktop Computer is flagging up an error of a conflicting IP Address. When I use ipconfig to check the IP address, there is none ...
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default gateway after network card damage

This is my default gatewayI am trying to set up Static IP for windows server 2016 in Virtual box,Author of this tutorial says..his default gateway is 192.168.1.1..Upon some research,it lead me to ...

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