• Difference between layer 2 & layer 3 switch?

    What's the difference between a layer 2 & layer 3 switch?

    Krishh 279835 pointsBadges:
  • What types of Layer 4 (L4) or transport layer switch exist?

    How many kinds of Layer 4 switches are there?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between L2 or L3 switches

    What's the different between L2 or L3 switches?

    Network related problem0 pointsBadges:
  • 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:
  • Gigabite switch compatibility

    What is the process in iSeries server to know whether my current LAN card will support the Gigabite switch?

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  • VLAN routing Cisco 2960

    I have 2 VLAN  VLAN and VLAN2  in a 2960 cisco switch .I need to route betwwen VLANS .Here is my question  can I use a AASTARO firewall to route this ? or do I need cisco router? VLAN protocol is 802.1q Thanks

    sumeshbnr1,675 pointsBadges:
  • How does ATM differ from existing network technology?

    How does an ATM differ from existing network technology?

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  • cisco 2811 with 2 fast ethernet ports and 4 vlans-2

    I need urgent help on this. I have a brand new cisco 2811 with 2 FE ports. The port f0/0 is connected to the internet and the f0/1 will be connected to the switch which has 4 vlans configured on it. I have no idea how to go about doing this. Can someone please help me with the configuration on the...

    Sarfarazkz0 pointsBadges:
  • Configuring VLANs

    Hello All; If I'm configuring multiple VLANs on a Layer 3 switch (HP) do I have to setup static routes or will the switch learn them automatically? Also if I have multiple VlAN's on the Layer 2 switches that connect to the Layer 3 do I have to setup port trunking in order for traffic to be able to...

    Drainey0 pointsBadges:
  • What does “DB” mean, in DB-9 serial port?

    Posted on behalf of Ben: What does "DB" mean, in DB-9 serial port?

    Margaret Rouse2,585 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...

    Senomango0 pointsBadges:
  • Using switches to extend my network

    Can I use switches to extend my network? What is the limit of how far I can physically extend it? We are using Cat6 and gigabit.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • AMD Sempron

    Hi all, I have one desktop running on AMD sempron 2200. In my home network. It?s clock speed is 1.5 GHz as per manufacture?s specification. but in system properties It showing only 800 MHz. OS is using XP SP2. But it working very smoothly. Anybody have any idea about why it likes this?

    Squibc40 pointsBadges:
  • GRE Tunnel ARP entry never times out

    Sulaiman Syed,  I would like to reproduce this with just 1 or 2 router/swirch, can you provide me the simplest configuration reproduce this issue. with connection details or small topology details. Thanks in advance Umesh    

    Umeshh75 pointsBadges:
  • Converting a Layer 3 Switch to a Layer 2 Switch

    How do I convert a layer 3 switch to a layer 2 switch? Can I just configure the layer 3 switch as if it were a layer 2 switch?

    HOBOK5 pointsBadges:
  • How many switches for a small network?

    im designing a network for a small business. There are three departments in the business retail sales - 80 employees, sale support - 10 employees, accounts - 15 employees. I've decided to use star topology. It will have one router connecting to many switches. I was thinking of using multiple 48...

    Kimchi5 pointsBadges:
  • Bind IP subnet to VLAN in Dell L3 switch

    when I bind an IP subnet to dell 6224 switch, does it mean when i plug in a pc within tat particular subnet will directly be in that VLAN? Example: i type in "vlan association subnet 10.0.1.0 255.255.255.0 10" to bind subnet 10.0.1.0 to VLAN 10. so is it when i plug in a PC with IP 10.0.1.30 into...

    IEIE1235 pointsBadges:
  • Components and cables to design/build a network

    Hello there, I would like to design-build a network for a small company (about 80 employees). The company is divided in 3 sections which are: designers (30 employees), sales (30 employees) and administrator/marketing (15 employees). Also there are 3 managers and a CEO. What components do I need to...

    AppliedInformatics35 pointsBadges:
  • Can two switches, having VLAN defined in each, communicate without the help of Layer-3 device?

    If in a single L2 Switch, IPs of the same range can communicate - then what's the need of creating a VLAN for different IP range? Can two switches (having VLAN defined in each) communicate without the help of Layer-3 device? Thank you.

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Configuring trunk port in Dell PowerConnect 6248

    when i configured trunk port in dell 6248 switch, it gets hangs. what the issue. also it won't allow vlan-1 traffic to pass through. Pls. suggest what to do??

    Sdm5 pointsBadges:

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