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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

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?

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 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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Static ip tied up up with previous network adapter driver

Background: Windows 10, functioning properly for months. The ethernet network adapter has a statically assigned ip for a custom application to interface with custom hardware. Recently, the network ...
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Number of Possible IP Address Ranges

I am new to IP addresses. I am currently trying to find a way to get all IPv4 addresses by organization. The organization needs to be the lowest level organization. For example, 12.31.71.58 is an IP ...
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Ping started before backup uplink got installed still doesn't work, a new instance works

We have an internet outage, so our router got switched to the backup isp. I had a ping running continuously before the backup isp was enabled.After the backup isp was enabled, the old ping still ...
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how to check the speed in Cisco Router\

I want to know is it possible to check Internet speed directly in the cisco router thru any command or activating any service in the cisco router?There are number of questions and confusions ...
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Connecting switch to WiFi router but wireless?

I have in house ( so no enterprise solutions :D ) 16port switch to that switch is connected 10 devices via LAN.Than in other part of the house there is Wifi router ( classic asus wifi 2.4Ghz/5Ghz ...
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OpenWRT settings to block access to devices in separate local subnet

I have a situation in which I have to create an isolated subnet that has Internet access through another subnet.The picture might show it more clearly.192.168.5.1...

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