Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [home-networking]

A computer network in a domestic setting is called a home network. It usually smaller than an office network, just connecting two or three computers and a modem/router.

0
votes
0answers
11 views

Improve CAPsMAN Performance

At my home, I have two Mikrotik routers (RB2011UAS and hAP lite). I wanted to make a great wireless network with CAPsMAN. I configured all and it worked but really really bad. I have an internet ...
1
vote
0answers
130 views

Devices with static IP not routable when connected to wireless AP

I'm not very experienced with networking, but trying to set up a few static IP address on my home network but running into some trouble. I have a Netgear DGND4000 which is acting as a router and DHCP ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Connecting two independent networks onto a switch

I have two independent ISP connections connected to two separate routers. I am just curious what will happen If I connected the two routers to a single switch and then connected a computer to one of ...
1
vote
1answer
789 views

Does a switch and patch panel need a cabinet in a private home setup?

Usually one installs switches and patch panels in a suitable cabinet. Is this necessary for the network installation of a private home? In my case I have 19 CAT 7 cables which end in a room of my ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

How to use a router to access files without internet [closed]

Like title reads, I want to use a router to distribute contents of an external harddrive on a local network, but I keep finding suggestions of using ddns, which requires internet (at least I think so!)...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

How to setup home network with two routers (or “to not waste superb WiFi router in basement”)

I have the crazy plan to rewire my home network. Well currently it is a rather simple set up I guess, that I'd like to complicate :-) to get rid of my (not very stable) powerline adapters and to ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Cable Tester Errors/Cat6 Hookup Questions

I am new to home networking. I laid Cat6 cable through my house. When I use a cable tester (NS-468 from Micro Center), the master will show numbers 1-8 light up in sequence, but the remote will show ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

403 Forbidden when trying to access Tp-link Archer C5 V4 admin interface via OpenVPN

What i try to do is to access the administrator GUI when connected via OpenVPN. The other way is to enable remote management but that also meant to have it open over the internet. Right now i have ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Bonding wifi and ethernet because of dodgy ethernet connection

I do not have a direct line to my router from my server, so I've got a powerline adapter in the room which should give it a wired connection. Now lately I'm getting problems with it, it can barely ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

unexpected network loopback device on linux [duplicate]

executing ifconfig I found network loopback device which was not expected to show (maybe some linux packages created it on it's own?) but I would like to analyze it what it does - any ideas how to ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Software for home routers to block HTTPS website

I have a netgear R7000p and I am looking to block snapchat on the home router. Is there anything that could help me with this. I have tried to use OpenDNS and the website blocking functionality built ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

My Schizophrenic router and local network names

My home network has a single router assigning IP addresses via DHCP. It reports local addresses as devicename@fritz.box. Except when it doesn't. The router itself always reports in that naming ...
1
vote
2answers
37 views

Computer(Windows 10) suddenly disconnected from the internet

UPDATE: booting into safe mode network fixes it. But when I go back to regular mode its broken again. While I was browsing reddit. My browser(Chrome), suddenly said that I have no internet ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

How to set up TPLink WR941HP as slave router with guest network?

I am trying to set up routers around my place to have wi-fi coverage and security.. Here is the situation: I live with my family in a moderately large property, so in order to have complete wi-fi ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

have router access devices on another router

I have recently just got a ubiquiti edge router x and already use the Google WiFi mesh system for our WiFi. The Google WiFi management menu is quite limited compared to the edgerouter and I am ...

15 30 50 per page