• 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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??

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  • Trunking and VLAN’s with Procurve

    I have 2 ProCurve switches (2848 & 4104) that I'm running 2 VLAN's on. I'm trying to connect the two via a 5 port trunk. Can I setup this trunk to share the 2 VLANs, or must I define 2 trunks? If I can do it with a single trunk, how is that done? I've already defined the trunk as tagged in both...

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  • 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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  • Switches, Router for Call center?

    Helping a friend with a call center for an NGO in spare time. There would be 100 workstations & 100 VOIP phones. What switches and routers do I need to put this call centre together and run the phones with power over Ethernet? Any information about CRM/ACD etc would be appreciated. Thank you in...

    TrickedAce5 pointsBadges:
  • How to set QoS for users connected to ever-changing switch ports

    We have a large enterprise network based primarily on Alcatel-Lucent switches that support QoS, and we are implementing video-conferencing based on Polycom equipment. Setting QoS on switch ports for Polycom appliances is not much of a problem, but we are about to roll out video conferencing...

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Propagating vlan’s over a eigrp?

    Hello, I have 2 switches - one in building X and the other in building Y. The buildings are connected via fiber and eigrp is the protocol that's setup between them. The buildings are p2p connections between 7200's. I need the Vlans to be propagated from switch "y" to switch "x" over the L3...

    Dialerstring5 pointsBadges:
  • Management software for HP 4000m switches

    Does management software exist for HP 4000M switches? What can be controlled or viewed through it? Where can I find it?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Preventing issues with PC/Mac integration

    We are adding 10 new mac’s to our PC network we are adding a gigabit module to our 4000m switch. What else should we do to prevent issues with the pc/mac integration?

    NewnanIT1,110 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:
  • Suggestions for replacing HP Procurve 4000m switches

    We are replacing our hp procurve 4000m switches for some new technology. What would you recommend for a modern day version of these 4000Ms? They lasted 10+ years.

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • How to connect four FC brocade switches ?

    Hi, i have Four FC brocade switches two internal in HP Blade server connected direct with blade servers and two FC brocade switches (DS-300B) connected direct to EMC SAN storage (CX4-120) , so my question now how i can connect four switches to be able to see all blade server HBA (WWN) throuh two...

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  • Connect console of 3com switch to PC Laptop through port 25 Up

    Dear All, I have to connect console of 3com switch to a PC. Kindly Help Regards

    SwitchesRouters5 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t Connect using 24 port Baylan Switch while working okay with an old baylan 08 port switch

    Can't Connect using 24 port Baylan Switch while working okay with an old baylan 08 port switch that has an Uplink additional port. When i connect using 24 port switch, it starrts dropping packets and ping response breaks continously. Can any one help on this. Please! My network structure is =>...

    Kimbukhari5 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...

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  • APC UPS for supporting multiple machines

    We have an APC UPS that can shut down a server using USB or serial. Can we do this over ethernet to a switch? We want one device to support multiple machines.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • SUBNETTING

    Hi What is the broadcast address for the IP subnet 192.168.100.32 given a subnet mask of 255.255.255.224. I want to know step by step procedure on how to get the right ans. Brgds Mark

    Markmu5 pointsBadges:

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