• Mobile apps for network management: Anyone using them?

    Is anyone using an app on their iphone/ipad/android or other mobile device to manage and monitor their networks? I hear there are a few Nagios apps out there. If you've tried a Nagios app or something else, I'd love to talk to you about your experience with it. I'm working on a story for...

    Shamus McGillicuddy5,405 pointsBadges:
  • multithreading and NOS

    How is multithreading related to NOS selection, use, performance, and management?

    Garpon10 pointsBadges:
  • cisco command

    I need a command that will help me get info about pc inventory on my network, when I use cdp neigbour I only get other switches and ip phones but not PCs. for the PCs I only get the mac address when I use another command (mac-address),what I need is the mac address, ip address and the serial number...

    Bees5 pointsBadges:
  • What headaches are your network users causing?

    Every network admin seems to have their favorite "network user" horror stories -- what are the most frequent types of problems you seem to encounter with your network users? What steps have you taken with "problem users" that were successful?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Combining Networks with Same IP Scheme, VLAN,

    Hi, We are combining an couple offices next week & i need some advice. The networks already have VLANs set up. we have a Cisco 3550 Layer 3 switch set up to route traffic. The servers are on this site also. The network IP's are 10.1.1.x, 10.1.4.x & 10.1.5.x. Servers reside on all of those networks....

    Ramii5 pointsBadges:
  • Route command

    In XP i used to enter the command ROUTE ADD to a route path into my PC as a client but in Windows 7 it can't be used. What can I use instead? Thx.

    Mehran5 pointsBadges:
  • Network Access

    i have a network but the problem is that some system's acsess the server shared resources but some time pc cant access the server, wht's the problem behind it

    Netamit5 pointsBadges:
  • main network topology

    Hi, I am designing a network to a medium company with around 50 workstations. company has 4 departments. this company is goin to open a branch office in a nearby country. the branch needs to access the inventory system in the main office. what my thought on designing this network is to have 4...

    Kekkaishi15 pointsBadges:
  • DX2390 and Networking

    We have just bought Hp DX2390's in our organisation and it seems they are susceptible to losing network drivers. Every other day they lose drivers for ethernet drivers which only require re-installation every time. Due to the advent of driver genius it has become so much easier and (time-consuming)...

    Zhetmasta50 pointsBadges:
  • SPOF best practices

    What are the best practices for eliminating single points of failure (SPOF) in a network? What are the most common ways to eliminate them?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • site-to-site problems.

    I've recently had a need to connect 2 networks, but both networks have the exact same IP scheme. We need one computer one on one side to connect to the server at the remote site, but that server has the same IP as the data base server from the computer's side. How will I be able to connect a...

    Madpawn220 pointsBadges:
  • connecting 2 networks

    I'm looking to connect 2 networks that have the same IP's and subnet (192.168.0.XXX/24). I'm not looking to completely merge these 2, but I'm looking to setup a VPN for about 2-3 computers to run on SITE A's network and have access to SITE B's Server. SITE A IP scheme is 192.168.0.XXX/24 and SITE...

    Madpawn220 pointsBadges:
  • The benefits of mapping the physical infrastructure of your network management system

    What do you think about cable management software physical layer mapping? Any recommended solutions?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Network management solutions. Which one to chose?

    Looking for a network management system that can help with real time issues. Looking for something that has good reporting and is not too costly. What is everyone using?

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • How to set up a disaster recovery (DR) VLAN to replicate data

    I am new to disaster recovery (DR) and IT management. I have a production site with Cisco switches, and I'm backing up data to a storage area network (SAN). I have a GB link to a remote office and would like to replicate data to another SAN at the remote location. How do I set up a DR virtual LAN...

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Opening and closing TCP/IP ports on an i-Series

    Hi, I have been asked to create something to open and close TCP/IP ports on an i-Series. Has anybody had any experience with something like this? The idea is that a server will constantly poll a specific port on the i-series to see whether it is available or not and we need to be able to control...

    Gilly40023,730 pointsBadges:
  • Why do some PCs on our network get an IP address automatically assigned and others don’t?

    When we connect a network cable to some PCs, it doesn't automatically assign an IP address and we need to manually assign an IP address. What is the benefit if the IP address takes automatically or not when we connect a network cable? Why do you think this is happening to only some of the PCs?...

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • How much technical knowledge is needed to manage my LAN/WAN team?

    I am currently a Service Desk manager. I may be taking on a new role (which I asked for) as IT Manager that is not only in charge of the Service Desk but also the LAN/WAN. As a manager, how much technical knowledge is needed to manage the LAN/WAN portion of the team? Can I get by for a while...

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • How to establish a hotspot with http-proxy needed local wired lan on PC?

    Greetings, The situation is that my local wired lan needs a http-proxy for surfing on Internet, also this proxy supports ftp,https service. Now I want to creat a wireless hotspot on my laptop for sharing my Internet connection with my colleague. The laptop has both XP and Vista OS with both wired...

    Begabte10 pointsBadges:
  • How to Manage Network

    In our office we have 45 stations running in windows XP Professional Services Pack 2, and we have a Dialup conection for downloading file automaticaly from all shopes.and we have on internet adsl conection and one domain controller.here we are using two range of ip.192.16.201.10 and 10.0.0.10.? in...

    7864510 pointsBadges:

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