Advice 1: How to set Internet gateway

If you need to provide multiple devices on the local network Internet access, but you do not have the desire or the ability to purchase a router, or a router, then configure one of the PCs in the Internet gateway. It will have to change the network settings all the other computers.
How to set Internet gateway
You will need
  • - network cables;
  • - network card.
Instruction
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Identify the most powerful computer on a given LAN. If it includes more than 10 PCs, it is recommended to choose a dual-core computer with RAM greater than 3 GB. Connect to the selected computer cable provider.
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Configure the connection to the Internet. Do not specify any additional parameters. Perform setup so as recommended to make your ISP. Make sure that the Internet access is active and healthy.
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Now connect to the host computer the second network card. You can also use a single multiband network adapter. Connect with additional network cards in this computer to the local network.
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Open the network connections list. Click with the right mouse button on the icon of the network adapter connected to the network. Open its properties. Now select Internet Protocol TCP/IP and go to its properties. Select the check box near the option "Use the following IP address". Enter the value IP is equal to 216.216.216.1. This computer will act as a gateway to access the other PC to the Internet.
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Go to the properties of the newly created connection to the Internet. Select "Access". Check the box next to "Allow other network users to use the Internet connection of this PC." Save the settings of network adapters.
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Now go to configuring a secondary computer. Open the list of local networks. Go to the settings menu of the TCP/IP Protocol. For each item in this menu, set the following values:
216.216.216.X – IP-address;

255.255.255.0 – subnet Mask;

216.216.216.1 – default gateway;

216.216.216.1 – Preferred and alternate DNS servers.
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Perform a similar configuration of other computers. Of course, X must be less than 250 and greater than 2.

Advice 2: How to configure the gateway

Gateway, or router – a prerequisite of the health of your home or corporate network. It is therefore important stable job and also you must be able to correctly install and configure the router to provide uninterrupted operation of its network. Configure a router on Windows XP and Windows 7 is a snap.
The gateway is a prerequisite of health home or corporate network
Instruction
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To begin configuration go to start, then "control Panel", and select network connections. Right-click the adapter for which you want to configure the gateway, then click in the popup menu "Properties".
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Open the "Network" tab. Under "Components used by this connection" to change protocols.
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Open the "Internet Protocol TCP/IPv4" and click on "Properties" to change the IP. You will be prompted to choose automatically obtain IP address and DNS server addresses, and configure these options manually.
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Setting the receive address automatically, you make your gateway the DHCP server. If you configure" manually, your default gateway will be the IP address that you entered.
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After configuring the gateway, add routes on the network using command line. To open it, open start, click Run, and enter cmd in the window that appears.
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Make new routes as follows: route-p add [destination] [mask subnet mask<] [>gateway] [metric metric<] [if >interface<]>, where the destination IP address, the subnet mask is set automatically - 255.255.255.255, gateway will be the IP address matching the router, the metric should be the smallest, and the interface index, you need to determine by typing in the command prompt route print. You can skip this parameter and it is automatically determined, thanks to the gateway address.

Advice 3: How to configure Internet access in local network

To provide access to a network the Internet on multiple computers, having only one cable provider in several ways. The set of equipment also depends on the schema you created the network.
How to configure Internet access in local network
You will need
  • Router or network hub.
Instruction
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Let us consider the situation when building your local network used router. Connect to this equipment cable Internetand using for this purpose plug the Internet (WAN). Select any computer or laptop connected to the router via LAN port and turn it on.
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Open a browser and type it in the address bar the IP address of the router. You will see the settings menu of the device. Go to Internet Setup, network). Fill in the required fields as you would have done it by connecting to the Internetwith the computer. Enter your username and password, specify the point of accessand to connect to the provider's server.
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Enable DHCP save settings and restart router.
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Now consider the situation when the creation of the network was used a hub. This equipment cannot be configured to connect to the Internet, and especially to activate DHCP.
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Select one of the computers connected to the network hub. Connect cable the Internet. Adjust connection to the Internetom in accordance with the requirements of your provider.
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Open settings local networkformed by the network hub. On this computer you need to fill in only one field - an IP address. Enter 192.168.0.1.
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Go to settings, connect to the Internet. Open the tab "Access". Enable shared access to Internetfrom all computers within the local network.
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Go to any other computer in that network. Open the settings of the TCP/IP Protocol. Enter the IP address 192.168.0.N, where N is any number from 2 to 255. To obtain accessto the network Internet you need to fill in the fields "default gateway" and "Preferred DNS server". Enter the value corresponding to the IP address of the first computer.
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Repeat the algorithm described in the previous step for all other laptops and computers. Please note that the first computer must be on so the rest of us got access to the network Internet.

Advice 4: How to set Internet connection on LAN

The majority of users create a home LAN with only one ultimate goal – to provide access to the Internet all computers and laptops and the network. To implement this task, you must know how to configure the local network.
How to set Internet connection on LAN
You will need
  • A network hub.
Instruction
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You can come up with a huge number of schemes local area network with shared Internet access. We consider a situation in which for the connection of computers together to use for a network hub, and one of the PCs included in the network will function as a server and router.
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Just want to note that this method is one of the cheapest but not the most convenient. Purchase additional network card for the computer and network hub for network creation.
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Place the hub in the most convenient location. Remember that you'll need to connect it to AC power. Connect all the computers and laptops that will be part of a local network, with the network hub.
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The computer to which you connect additional network card, connect with cable Internet access. Configure the connection in accordance with the provider's recommendations.
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Open the properties of the created connection to the Internet. Select the tab "Access". Allow me to use the Internet connection of the computer to the local network. Specify the network that is built using hub.
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Go to network connection properties. Open the data transfer Protocol TCP/IPv4. Set a static IP address which should be 192.168.0.1.
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Perform a similar configuration of the network adapters of other computers. Each time, change the last digit of the IP address in the field "Preferred DNS server" and "default gateway" enter the IP address of the computer.
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If you did everything correctly, then all the LAN computers will have access to the Internet. A prerequisite for this: computer-router must be enabled. Naturally, the Internet connection he should be active.

Advice 5: How to configure a default gateway

When configuring network equipment have to deal with some not very familiar to the beginner settings, for example, with the address of the main gateway. This option is often used to specify the computer that provides Internet access, so knowledge of the basic settings of the gateway will be useful to many novice users.
How to configure a default gateway
Instruction
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To start, set up the very network equipment, usually a router. To do this, connect via LAN-port of your equipment with a network card. Then open any Internet browser and in the address bar enter the IP of your router (e.g. 192.168.1.1, read the manual of your equipment). After that will appear the login form, which you must enter username and password (most likely admin). Then, examining the interface page, find the WAN option and activate it.
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Then go to "default gateway" (in English it may sound like a Server address). In the text field enter the desired value for the gateway. Here, if necessary, you can dig in the DNS servers settings, which are closely linked with the gateway. To do this, uncheck the checkbox next to "Obtain DNS automatically" and enter the required addresses. Save your changes by clicking on the button Save or Apply and then restart your network hardware to ensure that the settings took effect. It is also possible to configure the default gateway in the computer. To do this, click "start" and go to "control Panel". In the window that opens scroll to the "Network and Internet" and open it.
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Then click on the object called the "Center network and sharing". In this section, select the option "Manage network connections", after the discovery of which immediately go to "Network connections". Right-click specify the adapter for which you want to configure a default gateway. Select "Properties" in the opened window go to the tab "Network". Under "Components used by this connection". Click "Internet Protocol version 6 (TCP/IPv6) or Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)". Select "Properties" and click on the option "Obtain an IP address automatically" or "Use the following IP address".
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