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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.

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Improve speed between two PCs on Wifi by directly connecting with single Ethernet cable

I have a wifi network at home with multiple devices connected for internet and also for filesharing with SMB. Two PCs on the network are physically very close to each other. Is it possible to directly ...
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Recommend a network discovery service for LAMP server [on hold]

I would like to run some kind of service on my home server which will capture the hostname and local IP address of other devices on its LAN. It is run on a LAMP stack. It might receive uPNP messages ...
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Routers cascade - PING packet lost and no connection

I am currently living in an apartment with a shared WiFi that works as in most hotels: the network is open and a password is required using a login page in the browser. However, a separated LAN is ...
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How do a browser find the destination of general address such as http://diskstation:5000?

During setting synology NAS I just get curious how it works. The NAS can be accessed by another computer on the network with the address "http://diskstation:5000"or "http://find.synology.com". I ...
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Will Velop work with a dedicated acess point?

I have two Velop nodes. In the past I had one on the top floor and one on the bottom floor. We are moving to a two story house with a basement so I'd like to add either a third Velop or ideally an ...
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Connect to internet, while wired to local network through ethernet

I have my desktop computer connected to a few devices on a local network via ethernet and network switch. I changed my Internet Protocol Version 4 Properties to "Use the following IP address" and am ...
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What is the best way to extend a wifi network to another building about 600-800ft away?

I am trying to figure out the best way to send my wifi connection to another building on my property, the building is anywhere from 600-800ft away and I want to be able to use both wifi and ethernet ...
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Static IP device (10.0.0.xxx) left behind; network is now 192.168.1.xxx - what to do?

A while back, I changed routers. The new router was configured to use 192.168.1.xxx for LAN addresses. Everything I had (I thought) was using DHCP, so I let everything grab a fresh 192.168.1.xxx ...
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How to configure 3 Routers on the same LAN

A am curious if i can setup a network with the following topology: home network R1 - 192.168.0.1 R2 - 192.168.0.2 R3 - 192.168.0.3 How a network like this can be done?
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How to setup a network at home containing two WiFi router?

I have a standard internet broadband connection from BT. On the network I have a Synology device that I want to use for backing up my MacBook Pro. The Synology is connected to the network via cable (...
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How to properly terminate a Cat6 cable?

I've been trying to terminate my home network Ethernet cables according to spec. I've been having many problems: Wires don't reach the end of the connector. Wires will bend inside the connector. ...
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How do I connect a media server to 3 LANs?

I'm planning to connect a media server (Raspberry pi may be) to 3 separate home networks (with separate subnets). I've researched and found solutions for 2 networks. If it's possible, how do I go ...
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Which type of patch panel for home network [closed]

Lots of information out there but hard to get some help! I need a patch panel (at least 16 ports) for a cat6a home network (shielded cables) but what type of patch panel! I don't expect to move the ...
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Cat6a U/FTP in home network & Shielding

I am doing an extension in my house and it is the perfect time to set a home network. There are some posts on this issue here but I didn't find all the answers I was looking for. This is my (simple) ...
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TP-Link Access Control targets

I want to configure an access control rule target on my TP-Link router (Archer C-7). I want a target I can use to blocks access to any Internet IP. I thought I could tell it "block IP address range 0....

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