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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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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 [on hold]

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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Setting a hostname findable via DNS for a router running DD-WRT

I have a Buffalo WZR-600DHP router running DD-WRT from the factory. I’ve enabled the following DHCP settings in Setup -> Basic Setup -> Network Setup -> Network Address Server Settings (DHCP):DHCP ...
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Something better than polling to let networked computers know a new file is ready to be processed [on hold]

I have a webserver and 5 computers networked together. The 5 computers are responsible for processing files. Every minute (if not currently processing a file) the computers poll the webserver to see ...
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Can I connect two routers wan to wan

Why cant I connect two wireless routers as wan to wan to seperate network in house with three suites who all have access to main network. I don't want others in house to have any access to anything i ...
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Intermittent failure of IP address provision after moving to new AP router area on same network

I have a modem/router connected via PowerLine Ethernet to 3 different routers working as AP devices across our home. Occasionally (and especially when walking between different AP areas) the new, ...
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identify individual devices from aggregate traffic of router

Is it possible and if yes how to identify individual devices (laptop vs. mobile phone vs TV) when listening to the aggregate traffic of a wifi router?Assumption: all devices of interest are ...
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Listen for incoming request on port on Linux, then run command

I am after as lightweight as possible solution to listen on a port for a specific request, then run a command should the port be hit and the correct request be recedved.Eg. Send a request to 192.168....
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How do I set static external IP address on port forward?

I'm trying to setup port forwarding for my Minecraft server but when I set a static external IP it doesn't work. If I leave it at default with a dynamic IP it does work. I'm using Netgear Genie. The ...
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port forwarding, ports are blocked

I did the following steps for accessing a http service that is hosted on my lan from outside the network. registered a hostname in no-ip.downloaded and installed ducdid port forwarding setting on ...
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WiFi upload doesn't work for the home router and laptop & android devices

All home devices are able to connect to the router, surf the web, chat in messengers. However, when one tries to send (upload) e.g. an image or another file bigger than few Kb, it stuns and shows as ...
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private home ip adress over internet [on hold]

I would like to connect over internet from home to job network and get private IP adress from job network, is it possible?My job network server has IP address: 192.168.1.100, let say for example, ...
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Steam In home steaming not working on Chrome OS (via crouton)

I installed Debian stretch via crouton, and after navigating through "locales" problems, mounting problems, and video problems, I managed to get it to work very well on my Asus C202.However all ...
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Seedbox attached to nas, gigabit speed halved

I have gigabit internet, and I've confirmed I can saturate that successfully on my seedbox and main desktop via torrents when downloading directly to the local hard drives. I have an R710 running ...
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How to assign static ip to devices connecting over wifi using Network Manager?

I have several devices connected to my wifi, and I need to assign them a static ip address, but NetworkManager gives them sometimes different ip addresses. I tried adding a file in /etc/network/if-up....
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Improve WiFi real-time performance in the presence of foreign WLANs

I want to use IEEE802.11 WiFi in infrastruture mode to communicate in both directions between an access point and several stations.The amount of traffic between the stations and the access point is ...
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Is it a good idea to upload several files in parallel?

I am developing an application to upload several big files to a server from a home network.I can select any of the following strategies:Upload each file in sequence.Upload all of them in parallel....
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What is the most efficient way for QoS/Bandwith Management?

I have a Zyxel VMG3312-B10A v2 modem router and I want to isolate my computer from the other peers. Which is the most efficient way in the perspective of power consuming (more power spent means more ...
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Chromecast mDNS burst slowing down PCs

Starting a few weeks ago, at seemingly random intervals, 3 of 5 PCs will lag at the same time for a few seconds to the extent where mouse and keyboard input is delayed and VoIP calls are dropped....
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How can i add to the routing table of the wireless router? [on hold]

how to add a network in the routing table of a wireless router.i want this pc to communicate with the laptop but i cant.enter image description here
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RPi as representation (proxy) of a remote server

I have a server running at an offsite location (commercially hosted);it has a public IP.It runs software which requires its clients to be in the same local network.However, all the clients, which ...
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Using Different Proxy Servers For Different Networks on Windows 10

I'm using windows 10. I have two network card:Ethernet (172.16.1.0/24) WIFI (192.168.1.0/24)To connect via Ethernet I must use a proxy 172.16.1.100. I have to go and change the proxy settings (...
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Localhost can also receive packets from network adapter?

I always thought that localhost is only using the loopback interface, and can only receive packets that were sent to the loopback interface.Yet, on using tftpd64/tftp32 tool, while it listens to ...
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Using VLC over LAN

I don't want to stream a video. I just want to use Windows File Explorer, browse to my LOCAL Cloud on my LAN, double-click a video (say MP4), and watch the movie -- all from my Windows 8.1 Laptop. ...
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Strange issue with network interfaces on freshly re-built pc

Ok, here goes. Just finished replacing the motherboard on my PC at home. I swapped it out no issues, the chipset on the old board was a Z170, replaced with a Z270.Everything seems to work absolutely ...
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How to access DD-WRT web interface when in bridge mode

My Internet comes from a single port router my ISP installs (ISP.ca).Network setup: ISP->Router->DD-WRT router->ComputerThe DD-WRT router does my wireless as well, so it is necessary. To get it ...
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How to get PC to automatically reboot after internet connection disconnects [on hold]

I found this old post you replied to, with a script to automatically reboot PC when internet connection is lost. I myself don't know how to write code but I was wondering if you could be kind enough ...
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Ubuntu command to change IP address only works for about half a minute before changing back

According to https://www.howtogeek.com/118337/stupid-geek-tricks-change-your-ip-address-from-the-command-line-in-linux/and Change IP address permanently with ifconfig in Debianthe commandifconfig ...
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Subnetting on a Wireless Network

To reduce network congestion, is it at all useful to subnet your home wireless network?Basically, I am having an issue with dropped connections and high latency on my network. We have about 12 ...
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VPN ipsec Cisco881

I have a cisco router 881 with some PCs on it and a WebServer connected to VDSL. I have created the dhcp, dialer, etc... but here comes the hard part:I wanted to see my Web Server from my local ...
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How to deal with multiple client VPNs

So, previously I used a management server where I had access to all my client's different VPN connections using site-to-site connections to the firewall on the network. Unfortunately, due to security ...

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