For questions on connecting devices together so that they can communicate with each other, as well as questions on networking equipment such as routers and switches.

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List only the device names of all available network interfaces

I want to get a list of all available Network-Device Names on my Linux server. I figured thatifconfigwould do the job, however ifconfig produces quite much output:eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Internet connection drops every hour

I recently built a new desktop computer, which works fine except for connecting it to our network. I have an ethernet cable directly connecting my modem to my computer, and around every hour or so, ...
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Custom network devices naming scheme

I have an ubuntu image to be used on virtual machines. I don't know in advance how many NICs would be used for the machines. I need all network interfaces to get names from a predefined list.For ...
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trigger command over network from/to Linux [duplicate]

I have two linux (gentoo) boxes A and B. Both are connected via LAN.A has a camera with motion detection. If motion was detected I can trigger a command on A.I want to send a ? message/packet to B ...
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Block Access to Windows Update

I use a company laptop for work. Usually, I work from a client site. Recently, this client has prohibited the use of its Internet Access from 3rd party. So we switched to a 3G modem + hub as a ...
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Bypass VPN from VirtualBox

I have a following setup:Windows 7 host machine with AT&T Global Network Connection VPNVirtualbox with Fedora and bridged network connectionTheoretically, as far as I know, such connection ...
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Whitelist Windows Update Servers

I have a router that supports white listing by website domain name. I have a Windows 7 machine that I would like to allow my young kids to use for accessing a selection of white-listed websites. Is ...
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Ip payload compression with xfrm

I'm trying to compress ip payload with ip xfrm between 2 computers. Machine 1 has the ip address 192.168.0.1 and computer 2 has 192.168.0.2. I successfully established a IPSec link between the 2 ...
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How to connect computers to switch?

Me and my teacher came up with a problem that shutting down over 14+ PC's, updating them one by one takes tons of time and annoying to do.We have switches on the second floor, computer class at ...
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How often will an unassociated STA scan the network?

Consider an 802.11 STA that is currently unassociated. While unassociated, how often will it scan the network (passively or actively) to determine available APs?There is enough information about the ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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Network interface configuration on Debian 6 (No DHCPOFFERS received)

I am trying to configure an interface to allow internet connection on a home server which runs Debian 6 x86.The server is behind a router which has DHCP enabled. The router IP is 192.168.1.1 with ...
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How to unlock a cluster in a Packet Tracer activity?

In preparation for my upcoming Cisco exam I'm reviewing all the packet tracer activities.I am currently stuck at 3.3.2.7 Configuring PAP and CHAP. In this I am required to click on a cluster and ...
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Ubuntu server virtual machine on a Mac Mini can’t ping servers on the Internet

I’m attemtping to host my own development web server in a VirtualBox guest virtual machine running Ubuntu Server. I would like this virtual machine to be accessible from not only my home network, but ...
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Why I can not connect to my local server from windows?

I have the following setup at homeA machine running CentOS7 IP 192.168.15.12A laptop running Windows10 IP 192.168.15.4I have both computers running also with OpenVPN with a tunnel CentOS7 has ...

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