networking

Forum discussion tagged with networking.
  1. Sylar1092

    Question Setting up port forwarding for wake on wan

    Hello, I wanted to set up port forwarding so that I could turn my pc on while I am in another country. I have enabled UPnP in my router and port forwarding is also enabled. The issue is I don’t really know what to put in inside the boxes. For the first one, do I just put the ip address that I...
  2. M

    Question One PC cannot access my Pi server using the SAMBA name ?

    I was doing a large file transfer from my main PC to my Pi server and saw that it was taking an unusually long time. Checking the Pi server, I figured the reason was that it was trying to transfer the file using the WiFi connection. So I disabled WiFi on the Pi server hoping that it would make...
  3. W

    Question Creating subnets with Ubiquiti mesh system.

    How do we create subnets with an Ubiquiti mesh system. The system in place now is made up of 2 AP6 Pro https://ca.store.ui.com/ca/en/collections/unifi-network-wireless/products/unifi-ap6-professional
  4. S

    Question GS110TP VLAN assistance ?

    Okay, so I have a PfSense running, 3 VLANS 1 - Data 10 - CCTV 20 - Guest All network scopes set up with dhcp servers Port group created with all 3 vlans. Goes off to a GS110TP, into Port 8. Port 8 is Untagged VLAN 1, Tagged 10 and 20, PVID is set to 1 I have a couple of Ruckus AP's, 2 SSID's...
  5. J

    Question Reboot of router leaves my lan connected computer offline with an "internet connected" status

    I have a Asus RT-AX3000 and a Windows 11 computer with a ROG STRIX X670E-E GAMING WIFI (AM5) Mobo connected with a CAT-6 cable. If I reboot my router and wait for it to come online, my computer shows that I am "connected to the internet" but all apps fail and tell me that I am not connected...
  6. P

    Question can't get networking

    I have an old Asus N55S laptop I bought back in 2012 with Win 7 (home premium). Haven't used it in years because the network stopped working, both wired and wireless. I recently picked up a USB wifi adapter to try and use the laptop but ended up with the same issue. It'll say I've connected to...
  7. L

    Question Ethernet keeps changing from 1Gbps to 100Mbps

    As the title says, My ethernet link speed keeps changing to 100Mbps. PC Specs: Ryzen 7700x Asus ROG STRIX B650-A GAMING WIFI 32Gb DDR5 Corsair Vengeance RTX 2080 Network: Virgin Media Hub 5 Netgear GS308 My network is as follows: Router (1Gbps download) > around a 15 meter Cat6e Externally...
  8. C

    Question How to print to 3 network printers in LAN from a remote WAN network?

    On my LAN I have 3 network printers. 2 printers are connected via StarTech.com PM1115U2 Print servers and 1 printer is directly connected to the LAN as it is a network printer. All printers are printing from all computers within the LAN but I need to print from a remote network. To do that, I...
  9. aurimasg777

    Question Something is interfering with my WiFi connection on my laptop

    Hey guys, this is my second time trying to narrow down the issue. I live in rental place (house bottom floor) my landord live above me and has the WiFi router up there Laptop specs: It's a gaming laptop AORUS 7KB CPU Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.6GHz OS Windows 11 Latest update (with copilot)...
  10. PoPetW

    Question Juniper SRX220/240 routing (or policy) issues

    So long story short: we have multiple locations and we want to connect them with L3 connections. From the ISP side everything has been set up correctly, their device is working. We have a Juniper SRX220 (and also an SRX 240 but it dosent work neither) that we can ping from our network without...
  11. B

    Question Failing to sync big folder with SyncThing

    I make electronic music and I use a program called ableton Live. I have a desktop computer that I do most of my work on and a laptop that I do performances on. Ideally, I want these computers to be completely synced. In order for that to happen, I need to have multiple folders syncing. When I...
  12. S

    Question Best Modem for Virgin Media Gigabit Internet

    I am looking to get Virgin Media Gigabit and having two installation points. One in the lounge and one in the home office. Virgin only provide 1 router/modem. I do have the Draytek Vigor 130 modem and Netgear Nighthawk XR500 (this is router only, no modem capability). I am looking at having one...
  13. cecenomad

    Question Connection is very unstable while downloading or streaming

    3 days ago I got a new ISP and I bought a used 5G router for it because my old 4G one had 3-8mbps upload with this new ISP and the 5G router reaches around 150-200mbps download speed. The problem is not the speed, it's the fact that while I for example live stream or download something my ping...
  14. Y

    Question Media Cabinet - How to hook/strap equipment?

    Hi! I had a company install a media cabinet for me but there were no hooks/straps that came with the cabinet. There is also no identifiable brand name on the cabinet. Does anyone know what type of screw or hook I can get to strap each piece of equipment in? I tried using zip ties but they...
  15. C

    Question Trouble With Ethernet ports in apartment

    Hello, I have come across an issue in which only one of the two Ethernet ports in my apartment are functioning. I have attached photos of both ports as well as the hub in my entryway closet. I wish I wire my PC to my internet for wireless VR content and have had many bitrate issues. If you know...
  16. T

    Question High gaming latency issues

    My issue is connecting to an online gaming server where when I initiate ping tests, are resulting in about 250ms on average which is causing issues for other people (sliding around, teleporting, among other things). The specific IP I am ping-testing is 51.89.234.64 and I understand that I wont...
  17. V

    Question Big CCTV network setup

    Hello everyone. Im currently tasked with creating fairly big cctv network with 100+ IP cameras accross several devices in the same network. My experience so far is limited to setting up not more that 1 or 2 NVRs in the network so i usually just connect the NVR's to the router and cameras to the...
  18. Y

    Question Home NAS and available options

    I have recently picked up a pre-loved mini pc from HP and upgraded it with few readily available hardware with me. The system is quite solid with i5 12 gen (10 cores and 10 threads) and 32 Gig of RAM. Its come with one NVME slot, multiple USB2 and USB3 ports but lacks SATA ports for me to boost...
  19. J

    Question Could a BIOS update throttle USB wifi adapter download speeds?

    Hello all! Apologies if this is posted in the wrong area, I'm really unsure who could best help. I'm really at a loss trying to fix this particular issue I've been having, with no luck looking elsewhere on the world wide web. The thread title may seem ridiculous but I'm so frustrated and out of...
  20. Rebel424

    Question Changing routing to a game server

    I live in Sweden and have some friends who live in asia. I usually play Valorant with them on Bahrain servers and get 109ms ping. But a week ago I started getting 150ms instead. By contacting support I found out that they changed the routing to the servers and were unwilling to change it back...
  21. TheRustiestOne

    Question Only one computer on network having ping spikes on ethernet despite fresh windows install, new cable, different ethernet port, ect.

    About a week and a half ago, while gaming, I noticed my computer starting to have ping spikes. These ping spikes have gotten worse and worse as this last week has gone on. when I try and ping google I get this Pinging google.com [2607:f8b0:4000:803::200e] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from...
  22. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Gigabit Network isn't gigabiting.

    Hey there, I hope this thread finds you all great, cause I need a bit of help right now haha. So I just finished building up my NAS server and everything is fine and dandy BUT, I'm getting speeds of only 10mb/s, unfortunately. And I have no clue why... A bit about my setup - NAS Server Specs...
  23. J

    Question Looking for information about a networking setup

    Hi, my friend currently has a problem with his internet connection on his pc. He lives in a garage annex which is disconnected from the main house where the main internet router is. Currently, from this main router there is a cat6 cable which runs outside into the annex and into another router...
  24. MiliBlue

    [SOLVED] A Confusing Network Connection Issue

    I have an odd network problem I can't figure out. Here's a basic map of the set up: The modem connects to a switch(1) then from there it goes to a router which provides wifi, a tablet, and another switch(2). The tablet works fine on ethernet and the wifi signal is working with devices such as...
  25. Budgeteer_262

    Question How do I share an NFTS Drive on my Mac to Windows 11 PC via Local Network?

    Hi All, I have a MacBook with 250GB space. I only use 40GB locally and I want to make the other 210GB usable by my main PC via internet LAN share. They're both connected to the same local network. I have created a "Windows NFTS" Partition on the Mac using Disk Utility app. However, I am having...
  26. Shyam69

    Question So im trying to connect to a server and i cant connect to it, when pinging it in my cmd i get request timed out.

    View: https://imgur.com/a/yKIuN9t Traceroute pic
  27. D

    Question Can a power short / surge cause issues with ethernet port?

    Backstory: Ever see lights flicker when you have a light on and then turn the ceiling fan on or plug in a vacuum cleaner. I noticed this for the last 2 years in my condo and now after some random PC issues, I believe that I am getting power shorts or surges (help me find what to call that) that...
  28. SakakiKomachi

    Question Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V: "This device cannot start (Code 10)" ?

    I have issue on my ethernet device, it says "This device cannot start. (Code 10) Error Event: Device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_15B8&SUBSYS_15B81849&REV_00\3&11583659&0&FE had a problem starting. Driver Name: oem4.inf Class Guid: {4d36e972-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318} Service: e1dexpress Lower Filters...
  29. Scampie

    Question Which device for hardwired extended network?

    Whats the best piece of hardware for use in a hardwired garden room? Basically want the same functionality as a router. Hardwired and wireless connectivity. Have tried using a second router (BT home bub 5), changing ip and turning off dhcp but it intermittently cuts out. One suggestion for...
  30. S

    Question Disposable Email Server working ?

    How Disposable email server works when compared to normal email server ? What is the algorithm ? How does disposable email server creates different email aliases each time ? How do I develop my own Disposable email server ?
  31. bleakkk

    Question Trying to figure out how to wire ethernet with moca adapter.

    Ill explain the best I can So i live in a place where the signals from the tower are very weak and dont reach well This was my attempt at trying to get better internet So there is a coax port in my wall and im trying to get it wired to my pc Would this work coax port ->moca...
  32. Gartix

    Question 1 network,2 routers, 4 speeds

    Long story short: 2 routers-main- TP-Link Archer AX55(wifi6), 2nd (access point mode) TP-Link Archer C6(an). As testing I set up 4 SSIDs each router 2,4 and 5Ghz,as tested working great at maximum of my network and around 20ping, troubles comes with wired clients coming from Archer C6,it has...
  33. jp7803

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection has significant latency

    I'm a college student, and I recently moved my PC back home for Thanksgiving break. I'm using an ethernet connection and the speeds are great, but I have significant latency. I have a 1 gbps internet connection at home. This wasn't the case before, and my internet connection at school was fine...
  34. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Home Server Suggestions

    Hi everyone, First of all, please forgive me if this is the wrong section to post this in. I'm looking to make my home network more secure and I'd like to buy a fairly cheap server on which I could do virtualization, host my own website, host my home network files (FTP?) and maybe even my very...
  35. K

    Question Motherboard doesn't POST with pci card (not pci-e) plugged in, but posts and works fine if I plug the card a few seconds after powering on.

    I recently got the urge to visit the second-hand computer market and got some ancient computer parts. An Asrock H61m-DPS motherboard, an intel i3-2120, and a D-link DGE-530T rev-B2 PCI gigabit ethernet card. My initial idea is to move my file server, which runs on an old dell laptop now, to this...
  36. Tyler.Rowley

    Question Windows 11 - Hosted Network Support: No

    Hello all, I'm attempting to set up a virtual router for a VPN and I've attempted every troubleshooting tutorial and video out there and cant figure this out. I will first explain where I'm currently stuck followed by the steps I have already taken. Where I'm stuck... Driver...
  37. Recker Code-1

    Discussion Wifi option is not showing up in Windows 11.

    Hello guys, I hope you all are doing well. Recently I did a clean installation of windows 11 on my HP laptop since then my wifi option not showing in task menu or in setting options sometime it's their sometime it's not which very frustrating please help me to fix it and by the way my wifi...
  38. Coachaye

    Question Unstable Internet, Packet loss

    I have been dealing with constant packet loss with Xfinity that occurs every few seconds at its worst and happens every hour(Down 900, up 20-25). It gets worse from 7pm-12pm like clockwork. In ping plotter you can clearly see an issue with packets, but how can I get to fix this? I am on ethernet...
  39. C

    Question An update regarding my mystery networking tech issue.

    In May of this year, I made a post in this forum about the mysterious tech issue I am experiencing (Here is a link to the post: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/i-have-a-networking-tech-issue-and-i-dont-know-what-it-is.3764850/). That discussion ended with neither me nor the awesome...
  40. ditrate

    Question Can I damage a file while using and seeding?

    Is it safe to use a downloaded file and seeding it at the same time?