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.

0
votes
0answers
13 views

Latency on a domain workstation when accessing a network share

This is the first time I've ever posted a question on any blog, but I'm at my wits end. I have a domain with about 50 users. I have one system that when trying to access a file share on a server in ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the WSUS Server via the remote API

I'm trying to implement WSUS on the school's server to reduce load on our outgoing internet connection. After installing it and running into an issue (no clients would register) and rebooting the ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Sharing a Windows folder with a Mac computer through a network

I have a Windows computer (which has the files I want to share) that is inside a domain. I want to share a folder on the Windows computer with a Mac that is outside of the domain but on the same ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Ethernet camera causing network driver buffer trashing / memory congestion?

We are running a high-res camera on a reserved, single 1Gb Ethernet port, connected to a Windows 10 machine. We let the camera run on Auto-triggering and so it takes and sends images as fast as it can ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Does the ARP standard forbid a switch to answer for another machine?

Consider a setup, where there are 2 switches with some devices behind each of them. They have the same sub net, so a broadcast goes to both parts of the network. |PC1|PC2|PC3|||Switch1| ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Never used Cloudflare - where is Cloudflare error message coming from?

I am trying to understand why we are getting a Cloudlare error when we've never used Cloudflare.We have a Peplink 210 which has two WAN ports and serves as our firewall and router. One WAN port ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Not able to route between bridges

i have a virtual machine with 2 network interfaces (eth0 and eth1). Each interfaces is connected to a different bridge so i can connect eth0 to another virtual machine and eth1 to my physical ethernet....
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Using wired LAN for printer and wireless for internet

I have a small office, used one day a week, that does not have internet, so everyone connects using their phone as hot spots. We have a printer everyone needs to share. I want to set up the printer ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Windows host hotspot with website

I apologize if this has already been asked but I couldn't find it.I would like to use my windows 10 computer as a hotspot where all requests (like a McDonald's login page) redirect to a website also ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Laptop's network adapter connecting at 100 Mbps instead of 1 Gbps

Some weird stuff started happening with my wife's laptop. Instead of 1 Gbps she was getting before, at some point of time, she started getting 100 Mbps.It's not a problem with router nor it is a ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

my Windows 8.1 need to set static IP when connect to wireless

I have only one Windows 8.1 PC at home. When it connects to wireless and set it to get IP automatically, it can get IP but no internet accessible, and if I set it as static IP(I specify the static IP ...
-3
votes
0answers
29 views

Prevent Nintendo Switch From Accessing Internet [on hold]

Downloading system or game updates to the Nintendo Switch can result in the irreversible removal of glitches in certain games (i.e., Frog Jump in Super Mario Odyssey). I want a way to guard against ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

simple network setup on kali

i am trying to learn to use kali linux.i installed it on vmware and installed win7 32bits and win xp s1 to make 2 host only networks..i struggled with udev to properly name my network interfaces..i ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Let one Windows 10 computer join the network of another Windows 10 computer

I have a setup of a tower PC and a Notebook both using Windows 10 and both connected via cable to my router. Previously they were in the same home group and thus able to find each other in the ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Configuring routing with systemd-networkd and a non-network-address destination results in an error: Could not set route: Invalid argument

My machine was to act as the router for an IP address 10.0.0.66 inside a /29 subnet with gateway 10.0.0.65. It would thus be physically connected to the downstream machine 10.0.0.66 on one network ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Configuring routing with systemd-networkd via a gateway results in error: Could not set route: Network is unreachable

I run several LXC containers on my machine, some of which have their own IP address outside a network shared with the host. This IP address, as well as the corresponding network mask and gateway was ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Cannot remove HyperV vEthernet (Default Switch)

Basically, this: How to remove all the vEthernet (Default Switch) once and for all?Except, I removed hyperV and the Containers feature, and all that happened was that the NIC reported as disabled. ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Converting Multi-subnet SOHO to IPv6

I am migrating my multi-subnet ipv4 home network to ipv6. Unfortunately, I am with an Internet provider who supplies only one non-but-mostly-static GUA/64 address. With or without Internet, I want ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

What would happen if I increase the ping packet size

I am a newbie to this networking thing and I wonder something that if I increase the ping size to 65.600, how does it affect the internet traffic? ping –1 65500 [IP address]
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Why does Huawei Netcube appear as DNS server to a MacBook

I'm operating a MacBook (with macOS 10.13.6) at home. My internet connection is thru a Huawei Netcube E5180s-22. When I inquire my DNS configuration with scutil --dns I get this (192.168.8.1 is the ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

Can users connected to the same non-open (e.g. WPA-PSK) WiFi see each others traffic?

I understand that users connected to the same open WiFi can see each others traffic, since it is send in plaintext; this even holds for users not connected to the WiFi.However, Wikipedia states that ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Locking an IP to a computer

I have a network with 4 computers. Three are connected by cables to the WIFI Router, one connects by wifiI have a static IP from my providerThe problem I have is that every time the router is ...
-4
votes
2answers
51 views

Decrypting WiFi packets on a public hotspot

To decrypt 802.11 header in Wireshark, you must know the WPA password.Now, for example, there is a network which when clicked takes you to a login page where every user on the network has a username ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Connecting ethernet cable to TP-W8901G breaks 192.168.1.1 web page

I'm experiencing a strange problem and would really appreciate some help from you.I recently moved into a new apartment that has a very outdated internet setup: 20 MBit connection with a TP-Link TP-...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Why is there a “sadpc” in my Network? [on hold]

I clicked on the Network icon beside my Macintosh HD icon, and in it there's something called "sadpc". What is it? Does it mean I've been hacked? What should I do?
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Live KVM migration b/w two machines while keeping bridged guest IP static

On each of two Ubuntu PCs, I installed KVM and created some VMs. All the VMs on each PC should see each other, so I could not use the private IP assigned to them by KVM and AFAIK that requires ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Configuring Network in Linkit 7688 (OpenWRT)

I'm new to networking and openWRT. I just compiled an openWRT version but the wifi module was absent. To transfer a new firmware i tried to work around the network settings and get the ethernet to the ...
2
votes
1answer
39 views

Shielding on network cards - why it's used?

I noticed that plenty of enterprise grade network adapters use weird metal "fences" near pci-e connector. I think it's kind of shield isolating NIC from motherboard but to be honest... Why do we need ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Double NAT for isolation

I have an existing network but want to provide WiFi in a room that is isolated from my main network. I thought a simple WiFi router would be good for the job as the NAT will prevent access to anyone ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How to connect two virtual machines with accessible private IP address

I am trying to have some VMs on two Ubuntu hosts using KVM (two seperate machines).I want all these VMs to be accessible with their private IPs (or public IPs). I know the local IPs of the VMs can ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

VmWare Workstation: why is allowed only one NAT network?

I'm running a VM on VmWare Workstation, using NAT. and it's working.Yesterday, for the first time, I came into the need to start a second VM. I need that the 2nd VM uses NAT too, but when I ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Connecting to web server running on Windows machine from Mac over Ethernet

I have a Windows laptop running a web server on some port - say localhost:8000. I can access the website from the Windows laptop fine. I have a MacBook which wants to access the website being hosted ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

How to find which network Client is consuming most internet bandwidth? [on hold]

A lot of times, the internet slows down at our office and we've verified that it is not the service provider's issue, it's just one or few clients on our network sucking up all the bandwidth. I've ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

How are route metric values calculated in Linux?

I was wondering how the metric of a route is calculated by Linux. For example, the host routing table in my Ubuntu 16.04 has two routes and each is assigned a metric of 100.Are there any dynamic ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Practical (vs theoretical) max limit of TCP packet size

I'm a web developer who is pretty new to the industry. I was presented with a coding challenge for a job interview where I need to design a messaging system and architect a system for how it deals ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Connect a physical interface to a linux bridge through libvirt

I am trying to create two VMs with libvirt which are connected to a linux bridge (my_bridge). I also want that linux bridge to be connected to the physical interface eth0 of the host. Can I do that? ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Ping between computers work randomly

I've decided to create some kind of working subnet. I've connected my main router (that's connected to the internet) to the second one and connected three computers on that one. For those three ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

How are sites blocked on public WiFi?

I have a MacBook Pro High Sierra v10.13.6At a coffee shop, I was trying to Google an answer to a question, but it seemed like most sites, including StackExchange were blocked or "inaccessible". ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Windows 10 network: We can access to network computers by IP but not by NAME

We have a network, a Windows 10 workgroup, with fixed IPs and the server is one of the Windows 10 network computers. Some computers can recognize each other in the Network Tab in the file brower and ...
-4
votes
0answers
26 views

Sharing network folder over different network setup

I have two computers:-ComputerA (windows 7)--NIC1: 192.xx network-ComputerB (windows 10)--NIC1: 192.xx network (connected to ComputerA)--NIC2: 10.xx network Computers A and B are connected to ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Connect Win10 to non rooted android tv box device over network

I have windows 10, a non rooted Android TV Box (x92). Both connected to my home network (using Ethernet cables).All I want is to create a shared folder at the android device and being able to access/...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

L2TP Client can't connect to VPN, client is behind a SonicWall

I have a client who is getting a device installed that connects to a L2TP VPN tunnel to their own company. Our client has a SonicWall and for some reason the device is having a hard time connecting to ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How to block all connections (except windows update) until Windows 10 is fully updated?

I want to block all connections (except windows update) until Windows 10 is fully updated. How to do that?
1
vote
1answer
28 views

cannot access one folder on remote pc

I have a small network with ~5 PC's.On Server-PC I have 5 shared folders.From my pc I cannot access \\Server-PC\SharedFolder3.I tried to turn off and on network discovery, unshared the folder and ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to reliably list _http._tcp services over network in windows 10?

I am trying to discover NAO Aldebaran robots over Ethernet+Wifi networks. I have found this python library https://github.com/jstasiak/python-zeroconf that lets me discover _http._tcp services over ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

VPS ONLY allow people acess to garrys mod gameserver AFTER connecting through ssh or acessing a service on the server somehow

I have got a pretty strage issue, which is persistent through different reinstalls of the VPS and even when I switch distros (I switched from Ubuntu 18 to 16 and then to CentOs 7. All had the same or ...
2
votes
1answer
15 views

Dropbox “Unable to make a secure connection”

Installing Dropbox on my new hard drive (Windows 10, a Samsung 860 EVO if that matters.)When I try to run Dropbox, I get a pop-up message saying "Unable to make a secure connection to the Dropbox ...
1
vote
1answer
11 views

How can I find out servers my Android box is connecting to?

I have an Android TV box and want to know which IP addresses it is connecting to view the network traffic. How can I do this?My router (Netgear Nighthawk R7000) does not have a feature like many ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Directly link two machines while both are connected to a switch

Let's say I have two machines, both with dual (10Gbit) nics. One is my unraid server that acts as a NAS, among other things, the second is my desktop. Both boxes are connected to a Gbit switch. I can ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Windows 10 - proxy server restricting my internet access

I have a problem with my windows 10 machine - since the last update some of my apps show various errors or cannot connect to internet, while others, like jetbrains products, tell me that there are ...

153050per page