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  • 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?

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  • Router

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

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  • 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?

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  • 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!

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  • connecting the 5th and 7th floosr of a building

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    Senomango0 pointsBadges:
  • 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?

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  • IT Assets Managements

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    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...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • 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 Morisy8,323 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:
  • Layer 3 switch or router ?

    I am looking at having multiple networks created at the same premise. Each one will run a zone with work stations and servers. I am a bit confused between multiple routers and a layer 3 switch ? What do you guys suggest ?

    Aromalrajagopal55 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Suggested networking hardware and software

    Share your favorite networking tools to work with and why. We want to know vendors, model numbers, and whether you enjoy the quality of the product or your swayed by the outstanding customer service. Let us know in the discussion area, and you'll earn 50 knowledge points, good in our latest contest!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Configuring managed switch and router in order to have Internet…

    Dear Sir, Could you please help me concerning the following matter: I have Cisco Catalyst 2950 managed switch connected to Linksys WRT54G - Wireless-G Broadband Router, which is then connected to ADSL modem. I need the following scenario: -two VLANs configured on the managed switch, so there will...

    Ivoivo0 pointsBadges:
  • IPv6

    Has anyone here migrated to IPv6? It it as simple as it sounds? http://www.searchnetworking.com/searchNetworking/downloads/IPV6.mp3

    CalendarGirl0 pointsBadges:
  • USB modems/aircards

    Hello and thanks to all of you who read this e-mail, and a special thanks to all or anyone who responds. First let me say I am not an IT person, nor does my small company employ an IT person, a decision I sometimes regret, but there is not enough business yet to justify the cost nor to keep him...

    Nontechguy5 pointsBadges:
  • Dentrix 3G and router issues

    When I add a router to the dentrix configuration, suddenly my work stations don't recognize the database?

    Drgordenchin5 pointsBadges:
  • Can you get two pairs of 10/100 connections out of a four-pair Cat 5 cable?

    On a Cat 5 cable with four pairs I know that you can get 10/100 TX out of one pair which is the IEEE 802 standard. But can you also utilize the other two pairs for an additional 10/100 TX network drop? Will this work? Where is it stated that you cannot do this if it does work and someone is saying...

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Question about Ethernet adapters

    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 happenning! i have also renewed the IP, flushed DNS, reinstalled the network stack,...

    Natethegreat0 pointsBadges:
  • Switch or router for small office network with 10-20 computers

    Hi I am trying to setup a small network for an office. Not sure should I use a Switch or a router. Could be 10-20 computers. Also the user wants me to block everyone from accessing their emails. Any suggestions is appreciated

    NetworkingIT5 pointsBadges:

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