• Looking for good network simulator software

    I'm going to be teaching a class on basic network theory. The budget is very tight, and I don't have a lot of hardware to play with. I'm looking for a network simulator, one that allows students to program switches and routers and the NICS of the virtual network (CISCO would be nice...but then...

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  • VLAN limits

    Hello everyone, I've been asked to help with planning a total redesign of a network in order for them to sublet out individual offices to companies and provide shared services. Obviously the network needs to be divided up via VLANs so that each office is isolated, but all the offices need to be...

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  • What to do about cabling long distances and signal strength fading?

    I made a connection using Cat 6 SYSTIMAX cable from the server switch to the next repeater, which is 85 meters - and then to the next point it is 50 meters and then 50, then 50. The problem is the signal strength is not that strong and its on and off. What do you advise me to do? Thank you.

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  • What is the best way to network three PCs so that I can access folders on the three machines?

    What is the best way to network three PCs so that I can access folders on the three machines. I want all of us to have access to our work that we have saved on the machine. The machines use Windows XP home.

    Flow150 pointsBadges:
  • Uploading data on Intranet by creating shared folder

    Hi, I am looking into networks of a small firm. Last week I successfully loaded intranet for my own company for its employees. Now I want people to upload files and folder via that intranet to some shared folders. I am totally clueless how and where to approach. Please help. I have uploaded my...

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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?

    Rushabh.Shah.840 pointsBadges:
  • Wireless network lease change rate

    How do I set a wireless network lease change rate to be longer?

    Eliaswharton5 pointsBadges:
  • New Active Directory Domain Issues

    We have just created a new Win2K AD Domain and the Win2K Server seems to running well. WE have several PC's and a standalone server that we have joined to the domain, the problem is that when we reboot the standalone aerver and try to login to the domain we get an RPC Server unavailable and then...

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  • Using SNMP traps for network monitoring

    What are SNMP traps and how can they be used for network monitoring in our new data center?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Netgear wireless adapter with Windows Multipoint Server 2010

    Is Netgear wireless wg311v3 adapter compatible with Windows Multipoint Server 2010?

    salrangel30 pointsBadges:
  • Remote Process Submission

    Hello all, I'm an old AS/400 hack whose just been launched into the MS world and need a helping hint. I am running a large network of 2003 servers for a retail app and need to run a specific process on all several times a day. Currently I use remote desktop to click and run this by hand, with...

    ScratchyCrasher5 pointsBadges:
  • Network connections

    Our network uses static IP addresses. I have several laptops that are usually connected wireless but sometimes need to be hardwired. Do I need different IP addresses for the Ethernet adapter and the wireless adapter on the same computer? Or can I use the same IP address in both adapters. Using...

    vwmantom35 pointsBadges:
  • Restore Job Schedule entry to iSeries box.

    How to restore or FTP the Job Schedule Entries (only certain nos) from one iSeries Server to another iSeries Server? Thanks in advance.

    Harish.kuolkhere190 pointsBadges:
  • Internet access blocked

    I cannot get on the internet.  I keep getting a message saying "C:\Windows\system 32\MYOSProtect.dll is not designed to run on windows or is corrupted"  I have tried system restore but it has not worked.  The message comes up over and over with at least 6 programs that are affected. What do I do...

    hopelesscase5 pointsBadges:
  • Using IP helper-address on a VLAN with two subnets

    I am trying to get IP helper-address to be able to pull DHCP addresses from a super scope. Right now it will only pull from the subscope that matches the subnet of the primary subnet for the vlan. Does anyone know of a way around this? Or if there would be an adverse affect on the current DHCP...

    Jfenton5 pointsBadges:
  • The best books for networking professionals?

    Hi, We're looking to do a roundup of recommended reading for networking professionals. There's already suggestions for those looking for CCNP Switching guidance, but if you have other books you've found helpful, either as a general "cookbook," getting up to speed on a particular topic, or even...

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • Problems with connecting 2 sites with same IP range via VPN

    We are about to connect 2 sites together using IPSec VPN and both of the sites have exactly the same Private 10.0.0.0 255.255.248.0 addressing scheme but neither can change on account of server setup. Just wondering if anyone knows of any problems with 2 sites having the same private addressing...

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  • How can I open a socket in Python

    I'm looking to open a TCP client socket in Python and I need some help. Would I have to go all the way through the low-level BSD socket handle or is there an easier way?

    ITKE366,830 pointsBadges:
  • How to manually close a TCP socket

    My partner and I currently have a Python app that opens A TCP socket that communicates with another Python app on a separate host. Every once in a while, we notice the program either errors or we kill it. When that happens, the socket is still open for some time. Every time after we go to run the...

    ITKE366,830 pointsBadges:
  • How many TCP-socket connections are possible on a Linux server?

    We're currently using a Linux server and we're looking to find out how many TCP-socket connections are actually possible on it. We understand there's less traffic on each connection but all of our connections need to be up at the same time. Thanks!

    ITKE366,830 pointsBadges:

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