I had TP link switch of 5 port, but when I connect the ethernet from moderm to port 1 and two others computer in port 2 and 3, only 1 computer which turn on first can access to the Ethernet the other said no enthernet connection. Any one can help me how to test whether [...]
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 4:16 AM
DLink Switches, Ethernet Switches, Switches
Hi, I am exploring a use case where in I need to store some text files on the FC switch which is connected to the host. Question is – 1) Can we store text files on the switches, persistent to switch reboots 2) Is there any API’s that can be used to create,modify and delete [...]
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 10:45 AM
FC Switch, Fibre channel, Fibre channel switches, Switches
HOW DO TAKE NUMBERS OUT OF A SWITCH THAT HAVE BEEN CDP’D TO THAT SWITCH AND REPLACE THEM WITH NEW NUMBERS. WE ARE ADDING BLOCKS OF 200 CONSECUTIVE NUMBERS TO REMOTE SWITCHES AND NEED TO CHANGE OUT THE EXISTING NUMBERS FOR THE NEW CONSECUTIVE NUMBERS.
Answer Question | February 7, 2011 9:08 PM
CDP, DSC, Nortel CS 1000, RLI, Switches, Switching
Please give me your thoughts on the best way to setup a Cisco home lab. Although I need to re-certify my CCNA my focus is to take a deep technical dive and master Cisco before going on to next level(CCNP). I work with Cisco but want my own lab to experiment and try different topologies [...]
Answer Question | February 7, 2011 1:43 PM
CCNA, CCNA Certification, CCNP, Cisco, Routers, Switches
What is everyone using for IP KVM’s? Can they work anywhere on the LAN? How about over the WAN? Is their a client to install?
Answer Question | December 6, 2010 9:37 PM
BIOS, Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Data center operations, KVM, LAN, Switches, WLAN
hi , i’m having about 80 switches type 3400-TS on a few rings topology. i devided the rings to 10 switches per ring. could they all conncet to one 3400-CS ,working with RSTP ? or MSTP ?
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 2:05 PM
Cisco 3400, RSTP, Switches
Why do we need to implement VLAN in our Network and how to configure a switch to be part of a VLAN
Answer Question | February 8, 2011 2:28 PM
Networking, Switches, VLAN, VLAN configuration, VLAN management
I need to set up a network with over 100 workstations. When I asked 2 vendors (Alcatel-Lucent and Linksys), both provided the switches I wanted, but the price difference is huge. Thinking positively, there must be something that makes the price differs a lot. But what? What is the consequences if I use a cheaper [...]
Answer Question | February 8, 2011 5:18 PM
Linksys, Linksys switch, Network switches, Networking, Switches
What is the difference between a layer 2 and layer 3 network switch? What instance would I need each for? We are a Windows 7 shop.
Answer Question | November 16, 2010 2:22 PM
Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Networking, Switches, Switching, Switching equipment, Windows 7
Does anyone know if there are limits using a router/switch or separate routers and switches for the number of users online (not twinax local terminals but remote terminals) concurrently? I know multiplexers on mainframes would allow modems to allow many terminals at one time…and the terminalID would be included with data stream for each respective [...]
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 2:28 PM
AS/400, Routers, Switches, TCP/IP CONNECTION, TCP/IP terminal limits
I WORKED WITH ONE MENUFACTERING COMPANY ,IN MY COMPANY WE R USING INTERNET WIA LEN , NOW I HAVE TO BLOCK THE USER TO USE INTERNET EXCEPT THE OUTLOOK, ONLY FEW MACHINE I WANT FULL ACCESS OF INTERNET SUGGEST ME FOR BLOCKING INTERNET,ISP COMES TO ROUTER & FROM ROUTER IT GOES TO SWITCH, FROM SWITCH [...]
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 11:10 AM
Block Internet Access, Internet access, Routers, Switches
i have 1 switch that i had install vlan 1 and vlan 2. i also have 1 router to connect to the switch through the server. how to make vlan 1 and vlan 2 can access each other? please help me. i’m still new in networking field..
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 3:26 PM
Networking, Switches, Switching, Virtual LAN, VLAN
What is the maximum cable length we can run from the switch to the desktop? What about from the patch panel to the switch to the desktop? Using cat 6? Is it different with cat 5 or 5e?
Answer Question | September 28, 2010 6:24 PM
CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6, Ethernet, Ethernet connection, Switches, Windos
What is the definition of fanout switch or fanout ports on a switch? Aren’t all network switches fanout?
Answer Question | September 2, 2010 7:57 PM
fanout, Networking, Routing & Switching, Switches, Switching equipment
Hi, I’m thinking of purchasing the above model of intelligent switch(partly on monetary factors) for our network and I would appreciate any advice. I understand different Switches have different attributes such as layer 2 and layer 3 swicthing/routing . Also some work symmetrically/asymetrically (ports connect at different connection speeds or not?). Any further advice would [...]
Answer Question | August 26, 2010 10:21 AM
HP ProCurve, HP ProCurve 2510g, Managed Switches, Networking hardware, Switches, Wireless in 2010, Wireless router configuration, Wireless routers
I have a Dell 3G processor and 512k mem, using windows 2003 server and two NIC’s one 24ch sw for all clients, one dsl for internet connection. Question: can 2 dsl units be connected thru seperate switches and 2 NIC’s work?
Answer Question | August 26, 2010 12:42 AM
DSL, DSL routers, Dual NICs, Dual NICs Routing, Switches, Windows Server 2003, Wireless in 2010, Wireless Network, Wireless networking, Wireless router configuration, Wireless routers
We’re wondering what everyone is using for a brand of wireless routers and switches? What do you prefer to use in the enterprise versus at home or in personal networks? What are your suggestions for SMBs to large corporations? We’ve got 150 knowledge points for our favorite answer!
Answer Question | February 22, 2011 2:30 PM
Cisco, Linksys, Open IT Forum, Routers, Switches, Wireless Access Points, Wireless in 2010, Wireless Network, Wireless networking
Can I daisy chain several routers together to add additional lan ports or will I get screwed up by their separate interfaces? We have several routers and no additional switches. If it will be an issue and I can not turn them into switches we will buy something but if we can reuse our existing [...]
Answer Question | August 21, 2010 2:48 PM
LAN, LAN port, Network design, Routers, Switches, Wireless in 2010
If a MAC address is bind to one port of the switch and the computer with that MAC address is plugged to another port, will the switch allow the connection?
Answer Question | July 26, 2010 9:26 AM
MAC address, MAC address authentication, MAC address binding, Switches
my computer is switched but doesnt display anything on screen an yet my monitor is working properly
Answer Question | July 28, 2010 6:40 AM
Hardware, Hardware Management, Switches