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  1. Erater

    Question Setting up a home media server

    Hi everyone, I am trying to setup a home media server at my parents home as a christmas gift. It should be able to share 4K movies on their local network, centralize and secure all their works as well as letting them access those files when not at home. Here's my "DIY NAS' server build : -...
  2. R

    Question Why file transfer via Ethernet so slow? IPad Pro to ext. HHD (Not Internet)

    Hi. Wonder if any can help, I’m not the most techie person. I just connected via Ethernet LAN cable and expected at least some improvements on file transfer. what I’m using ... - iPac Pro 2018 (I expect good performance) - Lan cable 3m CAT6 - Huawei B315 Wi-Fi LTE Router (Gigabit Ethernet...
  3. M

    Question Need advice on which DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem

    Hey everyone, I apologize in advance for being a little to wordy here, I'm just trying to provide the best information possible to get the best feedback possible. And I really could use feedback on which DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to get. As I've been trying to figure this out for a week. Also a...
  4. S

    Question help and guide for network+ certification

    i am planing for network+ certification and i want to know that is network+ certification enough to start working in network industry? does it cover basic skills needed in operation environment? is there any need to take More advanced certification like cisco or microsoft certifications(as a...
  5. P

    Question Unmonitored servers! Services that should be monitored in DHCP, DNS and Print Servers?

    Greetings, My company's network isn't being monitored! I was given the task of identifying the services that run in DHCP, DNS and Print Servers that need and should to be monitored. A list of the various services would be what I'm looking for, because then I could google each one and "learn...
  6. L

    VPN router configuration

    I have just flashed a Linksys e4200 router with AdvancedTomato in order to install my vpn on the router. One of the main reasons for doing this is to access US Netflix and AmazonPrime videos outside the US. I have fiber and my ISP provides a Tilgin wireless router (I've no idea about the chip...
  7. S

    Affordable way to get a wired network to another room?

    In my office I have a wireless Cisco Linksys EA4500 router, it has 4x wired ports (which are all in-use right now). Now across the house I have setup some HW that requires 4x wired RJ-45 connections (the hardware is not WIFI ready) so I see 2 simple solutions: 1- Buy 2x switches one to...
  8. G

    Extending WIFI range

    Hi all, I live in a duplex home. The ethernet cable from the service provider is connected to the DIR 816 dual band router which supports 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz and it is placed in the first floor. Both bands are active. Sadly, my room in ground floor don't receive good wifi signal. So I installed...
  9. D

    Call of duty world war II

    While playing Call of duty world war II my net connection crashes. Can anyone tell me what's the real issue my game file is corrupted or network?
  10. Y

    Home network configuration questions

    Hello, Im in the process of planing my new home network systems and I got stuck on an unfamiliar area. On the house there are 2 floors(Ground floor and a basements) and 2 main central network cabinets. The first cabinet has all the cables coming from the ground floor and some from the basement...
  11. phillyTIM

    HomeGroup replacement?

    What do you guys replace (or will be replacing) HomeGroup with, now that feature has been taken out of Windows with the April 2018 build? I have a client who uses the file & print sharing between her main desktop (Windows 10) and 2 laptops (Mix of WIndows 10 and a Windows 7 for now) ; and I...
  12. G

    Virtual Networking

    I am wondering if it is possible to set up virtual network which is isolated from a standard wired network soI can network some virtual machines that I do not want to connect to the internet and do not want to connect to the normal wired LAN. Eg. I have a number of computers running Fedora 27...
  13. G

    Suggestions for running Cat5e/Cat6 to rooms in a new house

    I am currently having a house built, and want to get a plan for my networking. I am going to talk to my builder in the coming weeks, and have him run either Cat5e or Cat6 to rooms in my house. This is a new process to me so I am looking to my network community here for tips/advice. I am having...
  14. G

    I can not send fax and calls drop after a while on asterisk based system

    hi, I am using asterisk , some of my users can not take their faxes over sip on asterisk sometimes calls drop or asterisk try "retransmission..." , but I can take that faxes to my mail when I add my email address to receivers. what is solution for this situation? it can be nat problem or...
  15. M

    IP Cameras and Vlans

    I am getting ready to deploy a new network in my business. I have everything basically thought out and know how to go about it. I have POS system, Guest WiFi, Regular wifi and the ip cameras. I am going to put each of those on their separate vlans. The only thing i am having difficulty wrapping...
  16. EXCellR8

    Home Network and OpenVPN w/ Untangle Router

    I recently gave my home network a much needed upgrade, replacing my modem, router, and firewall. Everything has been working perfect, for the most part, but I wanted to inquire about setting up a OpenVPN server so that I could use RDP and monitor some systems while I'm away on vacation--if...
  17. D

    Connecting my AV receiver to my home network

    Hi, I am trying to connect my Denon AV receiver to my home internet network. The receiver has a wired ethernet port, but no wireless. My modem and router are upstairs, and the receiver is downstairs in a room that I have just retrofitted to be a home theater. I'm trying to decide what the best...
  18. S

    Ethernet "Unidentified network - No internet access"

    Last night, my ethernet just entirely stopped working after disconnecting from TorGuard, and nothing has worked to fix it so far. Windows troubleshooter tells me "Ethernet does not have a valid IP configuration". I am almost always connected to TorGuard, and have encountered issues like this...
  19. L

    Home/SMB network design

    I am building a new house where I would also like to have a small business with standard pc services (i.e. building and fixing). I am trying to design the network for the house and I would like to get some input on what hardware to use. Networks & Requirements Home network a couple of PCs...
  20. P

    Modem suggestion for BSNL/Airtel between the price range 2000-3500

    Hi all, I am planning to replace my old modem. After some research, I finalized the below two modems. TP-LINK TD-W8968 300Mbps Wireless N USB ADSL2+ Modem Router - TP-LINK : Flipkart.com http://www.amazon.in/D-Link-DSL-2750U-Wireless-ADSL2-Router/dp/B007O7J026 After going through some of the...
  21. gte619n

    Ubiquiti Network Upgrade

    Hey guys, I was hoping someone could help me assess my SMB network that I have at my office. The office itself is long and skinny, about 70' long, 25' wide. The server cabinet is at one end of the structure and there is a cable run to the opposite side. Currently, I have a mix of routers, APs...
  22. T

    Connecting several computers wirelessly without internet.

    So my father is trying to connect his laptop and office pcs to each other, however he does not want to do this through LAN or the office's WLAN OR the internet whatsoever. What he is asking for is to be able to be working on his laptop, and have any files saved or edited to be immediately...
  23. K

    Network connection between host PC and Virtual Box

    Hi all, I am struggling on how to make a network between a host PC and a virtual box where a linux OS is running into it. My host PC has already made two network connection one with a school network and the other with a server of a motion capture system. So my plan is to create a network between...
  24. T

    Can a wifi network use both WPA and WPA2?

    The building I am at now provides wifi, and when connecting iPhone I get the 'security recommendation' message about making my wifi use WPA2 AES. Anyway, I contacted the building manager who spoke with the internet people, and I was told both were enabled to allow more devices to be able to...
  25. B

    Dynamic routes

    Hi. I've just got a new job as a testing engineer. In short, I test the functionality of routers and I don't exactly know how to test dynamic routes. My goal: to set up a simulation of a scenario where dynamic routing is used on a RUT950 router and to see whether it works or doesn't. Can anyone...
  26. S

    Enterprise Network Layout

    Hello, I'm learning. Is here someone who could help me to criticize the network layout I've made? https://ibb.co/jdCNAa Please, explain and at best suggest appropriate devices.
  27. B

    Virtualizing the Internet

    I want my virtual machines (VMs) to think that they're connecting to the Internet...but not let them connect to the Internet. For simplicity's sake, let's say I have three virtual machines (VMs). Two are Windows 7 workstations, and the third is a Linux firewall installation (IPFire) that is...
  28. V

    Need help building a network

    Hi Everyone, I am in need of some help. My brother and I are opening a medical Clinic with some very specific network requirements. I used to be ok with networks but that was about 13 years ago. In trying to research for this project I start to realise much has changed and the more I read the...
  29. R

    Help finding router to share one wifi connection

    I am living in a rv park, with free WiFi. However i am only allowed to connect one device for the duration of my stay. To first connect to the WiFi I must enter my access code and agree to terms on a browser (like a hotel). Once that code is used only the device that entered it will be allowed...
  30. V

    Network coverage in apartment

    Hi, We've recently bought an apartment which actually consists of 2 separate apartments, i.e. we just teared down a wall between both. Now my router is at one end of the apartment hence the WLAN strength at the other end is extremely weak. I was thinking of buying Poweline adapters but then...
  31. D

    How to set up my homes Network through Cat5 outlets

    So I don't know how to word the question or I'm sure I could find specifics elsewhere but I'm stuck on this one. My parents had a house built 8 or so years ago, they had Cat5 wiring setup through the entire house with the phone lines and coax cables. They live in the middle of no where so for...
  32. E

    DNS issues over MAN

    I live in a rural location & internet is provided by a wireless network. I have a transceiver mounted on my house which connects to the local church tower & thence to a water tower & then a wired network. The network is operated by a sole trader who does his best to keep it working. I'm having...
  33. O

    Bt Homehub Under Floor

    Hi, I live in a 4 bed house and our bt homehub is currently positioned under the floor in the bedroom at the front of the house. We experience issues when watching Netflix and when online gaming. I am convinced that our issues are because the router is under the floorboards at the front of...
  34. Ryland

    Windows 7 no network at boot

    My windows 7 x64 desktop has suddenly started having no network at boot but the network eventually starts a minute or two later. Running "ipconfig /all" at boot only shows: Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Kevria-PC Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : Node...
  35. F

    Looking for insight into Network engineering as a job.

    Hello guys! I just discovered this site as I was looking up network engineering on google. This week my command (I am in the Navy) sent me to a week long System Engineering course for a computer system that our whole fleet uses. The course instructor was awesome and it started at the basics of...
  36. EXCellR8

    Ubuntu 14.04 on Windows Network

    I'll try to make this as simple as possible... since I don't have a whole lot of nix knowhow. I have a small computer with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and I can't seem to be able to find it on my network via a Windows computer. I've successfully joined the domain but the system doesn't appear in the...