• Testing patch panel

    Does anyone know how to test a patch panel without using any high-end equipment? I have a small lab in a small office....what should I know to be able to test a 24 port test panel?

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  • Tools similar to Wireshark

    Does anyone have experience with shareware/freeware tools similar to Wireshark. I am looking at a tool that is simple to use by application teams as they are doing development (mostly .NET) that can highlight WAN performance issues early on. It should be simple to understand and interpret by this...

    Papad5 pointsBadges:
  • Setup a network testing lab

    How to set up a small testing lab for the network. I have some computers, KVM but I don't know what else is required and how to set the devices.

    Perpetua5 pointsBadges:
  • Testing network performace

    What is the best way or tool to test network, to see if it is running at optimal speed etc. Thanks.

    OMAR50 pointsBadges:
  • Intermittent access to Web portal although Ping results are positive

    I'm puzzled by our network connectivity between our main office and project site. From the project site, ping results to both web servers in the main office have no loss but just could not have access to main office web portals (port 80 and 81). The 'page disconnection' happens very frequently and...

    Diyben5 pointsBadges:
  • Connectivity Testing

    Connectivity between DMZ Server and Application Server Application Server to Database Server Load Balancer to Application Server / Database Server Please suggest the sequence of Steps to check the connectivity between these layers (Telnet, FTP Tests etc.) which will be immensely helpful for...

    Vrajagop5 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t open PDFs from certain websites

    I am long-winded, so please bare with me! We are having trouble opening pdfs on certain websites. Currently PDPworks as well as one of our vendors who uses twelvehorses.com as a pdf server. We are unable to open a pdf from pdpworks at all and are hit and miss with opening pdfs from...

    erin0201215 pointsBadges:
  • Internet speed network testing tools

    I’m looking for network testing tools that slow down network bandwidth to real-world speeds. I’m trying to evaluate the response time of web sites over a variety of Internet connections and via a number of Internet browsers.

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Network goes down when one particular computer connects

    I have 5 computers sharing a network / sharing a common router but recently I'm having a problem in which when one particular computer is opened, the whole network goes down and none of the computer is able to connect to the internet. What could be the reason for that? Is it because of some kind of...

    Sushant2015 pointsBadges:
  • ping-Request timed out problem

    Hello, I have two computers: One computer (A) is a HP laptop the second (B) is a regular PC. When A sends a ping to B, it gets Request timed out. When B send a ping to A, it gets also Request timed out but the two of them can ping the default gateway. I disabled the firewall on A and nothing. What...

    Tomerv415 pointsBadges:
  • Wake on LAN / Magic Packet broadcast doesnt work through PPTP

    Hi, I have a network, where I want to use WOL from a remote PC. It works when I send a packet from inside the network (or on the server). If I connect via PPTP from a remote Windows XP PC, I can't wake up the PC on the LAN. I suspect the broadcast packet doesn't reach the LAN. The PPTP connection...

    Benbje0 pointsBadges:
  • Monitor Internet bandwidth

    Good day, We are using Windows 2000 Small Business Server in our organization with Exchange, DNS and ISA server configured. 1. I want to monitor the internet usage by the users. 2. I want to take a report on monthly or daily basis how much MB/GB utilized by each user. Thanks for your reply in...

    GiriPrasad0 pointsBadges:
  • How can I take a log file from command prompt?

    Hello I need to ping an address during the night until morning for checking connection in command prompt. I also want to make a log file from the results of the pings. How can I do that? I resized the size of buffers to maximum but maybe it is not too much or maybe during the night I lost the...

    Aliyani265 pointsBadges:
  • Network Testing, Slow ping

    Hello all, I have just contacted a local firm to do a re-cabling to cat 6 for my company. But after the execrise. i decided to do a ping to see the time it take to ping. 1st i use a Cat6 and ping one of my server.  Below is the reply. Reply from 192.168.x.x: bytes = 32 time = 57 TTL128 Reply from...

    DBOY40 pointsBadges:
  • No Connectivity to Red Hat Linux

    Im failing to ping/putty my Linux box. I can ping from it and even after restarting iptables, xinetd, services, checked ports and even loopback address am at a loss?!?!?

    Zhetmasta50 pointsBadges:
  • CompTIA Network+ 2009

    What book or online testing practice will be better to study for Comptia network+ 2009 exam?

    Piztola10 pointsBadges:
  • Dark fiber vs. SONET

    What is the difference between dark fiber and SONET relating to the 10GBaseER/EW. "ER is deployed over dark fiber and EW is used primarily with SONET". I am not grasping this due to the fact that I though dark fiber is generally fiber not in use."unlit". And also I though ER dealt with computer...

    Subsetzer05 pointsBadges:
  • Network Monitoring tool

    Hi I am new to network monitoring. I am looking for pure software based network monitoring/analyzer/traffic generator application that will support 10, 100 and 1G ethernet interface. The application need to run on a laptop sothat when a tech goes out he will be able look at the network from the far...

    Syoganat0 pointsBadges:
  • Stress testing network and file servers before launch

    Is there an application I can run to stress test my network and file servers? I want to make sure they will not die under stress when we go live with 2000+ users. Is there a product that can do this or will we need to script something? If that is the case are there any whitepapers or guides on...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • how to test a 10/100 mbps ethernet swtich

    I have a 10/100 Mbps ethernet switch which is claimed to not function properly. So is et up a LAN using the switch, issgned IP address to 2 computer, connected them to the swtich and started pinging one computer from the other. So, now , after pinging PC1 from PC2, all the ports on the switch work,...

    Rushabh.Shah.840 pointsBadges:

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