• Technical College vs. University

    Hello all- Would it be more beneficial to attend a technical college or university? A certain technical college, ECPI (www.ecpi.edu) in VA, has sparked my interest because they advertise 'they meet with some industry experts to discuss tech trends and what education needs to be put out to keep up...

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  • Internet cafe solution

    In around 3 weeks away from actually implementing an internet cafe solution from my research and helpfulness of fellow members ive concluded that:- there are a few options to choose from. asuming an adsl connection. 1) set up a linux solution say clarkconnect and xp on the clients etc 2)setup a...

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  • How to connect Cisco ip Conference Station CP-7936 to a network

    Inexpensive Back-end ConfigurationCisco ip Conference Station CP-7936I cannot determine how to connect a CP-7936 inexpensively. I know the router must use Cisco IOS and Cisco Call Manager. What is an inexpensive router that meets the requirements of the conference station? What versions of Call...

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  • Ethernet adapter question

    Hello, I have a laptop here that for some reason is sending out billions sometimes even trillions of packets it just keeps rising! I have reinstalled the NIC driver and tried a different NIC but the same thing keeps happening! I have also renewed the IP, flushed DNS, reinstalled the network stack,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Steps to connect Printer in LAN

    I have HP Laserjet 1000 series printer. Please explain to me the steps to connect this printer in LAN with 4 computers. The computers are not in LAN. I want to create a new LAN with 4 computers & the printer mentioned above. All four computers have Windows 98 as Operating System.

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  • 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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  • When not to use a Layer 3 switch over a router

    If a Layer 3 switch is faster than a router, why can't we use an L3 in place of a router?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • New Business

    I need to set up a network for 10 PC's what equipment will I need in my server cabinet? Help

    Mansunok5 pointsBadges:
  • Why use Layer 3 switches and how do they differ from Layer 2 switches?

    Why do we use Layer 3 (L3) switches, and how are they different from Layer 2 (L2) switches?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Router

    How many management, aux and console ports are there in a router?

    Gmanipte30 pointsBadges:
  • Would you or do you buy hardware off eBay?

    I've seen mailing lists where people will hock used or "pre-owned" or even new networking equipment, for example, on eBay, and I'm curious if members here have any personal experience? Is it playing a dangerous game or if a user has a good reputation, is it a way to save a few bucks?

    Michael Morisy7,943 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What to expect in network overhauls

    Whether because of horrific wiring sprawls or hardware upgrades, we'd love to hear about your reasons for network overhauls, the obstacles you faced, and the lessons you learned. Pass on the knowledge and earn 50 knowledge points toward our current contest where you could win $100!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • connecting the 5th and 7th floosr of a building

    Hi, Everybody My network covers the 5 th floor of an office building, and now we expanding to the 7th floor (a half-dozen users. All the servers and telecom closet are on the 5th floor and I have to provide network services to the users on the 7th floor. I would like to have the opunion of this...

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  • What is the difference between ATM and frame relay networks?

    Basically, what is the difference between ATM and frame relay networks? Can you give me specific details?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • IT Assets Managements

    [strong] [strong]I work in a company where they grow IT assets like seeds! And it becomes difficult for me and my colleagues to track down the assets manually where it becomes really boring stuff, e.g.  I am talking about around 200 IT units in one dept.[/strong][o:p][/o:p] [strong]May i get an...

    Smjafri50 pointsBadges:
  • Slow File sharing access in Win 98

    Actually I have 2 questions: I have a small workgroup of 3 XP Pro systems, 2 win98 systems, 1 win 2000 server and a 16 port ethernet switch(100mbps). I have enabled the ICS in the server and each compter can access files/printers and internet with the help of DHCP. 1) When I access the win98...

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  • Do you rely on used/commodity branch servers?

    Came across a recent article that suggested cutting costs by relying on "obsolete PCs" and other remainders, booted up with Linux, for powering branch servers. I've definitely been there and done that for temporary or non-critical setups, but with all the complex needs - from remote management,...

    Michael Morisy7,943 pointsBadges:
  • Connect a Nexus 7000 to 6500

    We have two 6500(6509) that is the core of our network. The 6500 Supervisors are EOS/EOL and no longer will it be under SmartNet at the end of the year. We have purchased one Nexus 7010 with two Supervisors. I would like to move all the services to the 7010 from the 6500 and have the 6500 working...

    Jstevens15 pointsBadges:

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