• Difference in Switches: Linksys and Alcatel-Lucent

    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...

    Ewinata5 pointsBadges:
  • VLAN implementation

    Why do we need to implement VLAN in our Network and how to configure a switch to be part of a VLAN

    Oluwethu20 pointsBadges:
  • Layer 3 Switches

    Can Layer 3 switches connect direct to WAN with out a Router? If yes, Why choose Routers?

    Bha77a40 pointsBadges:
  • Recommend Cisco Home Lab

    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 and...

    Learnteach165 pointsBadges:
  • Remote Access Networking

    I am not too good with networking, and I have a question. I need to be able to access two seperate computers at a remote location. There is DSL internet. Right now I just have one connected to the internet, and have everything forwarded to that specific IP address. The Remote Access program I use,...

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  • Repeated network switch failures

    This is now the third switch at a small business location that has failed. This is their only switch. The first two were Dell, and the last was NetGear. Each time power is fine, but no connectivity. Powering on and off does not help. It has been happening about every 2 months, and it always seems...

    ElizabethS5 pointsBadges:
  • How to create two IP ranges to connect to one server

    I need to configure a new switch with a different IP range (172.16.32.x) to access the current server (172.16.0.x)

    Veldleeu15 pointsBadges:
  • What are people using for IP KVM?

    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?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Problems configuring a L3 Dell PowerConnect 6224 switch – vlans and static routing

    Hi all, I'm stucking in the configuration of a dell 6224 dell L3 switch. I wanna create several vlan an put them comunicate between them and isolate voip traffic from the main network. Does anyone has experience in this that can provide me a little help?

    Teixeira19855 pointsBadges:
  • VLAN routing Problem

    Hi all I have a situation here, I have created some VLANs on a L3 switch(Nortel), no problem with this. Inter vlan routing is taking place over here as well. I have connected this L3 with a 2511 Cisco router. Here I want to mention one thing that all the VLANs can ping the outgoing port of the...

    Pikupiku74220 pointsBadges:
  • Ethernet Cable Run Max Length

    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?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Best Cisco Router for Wireless Internet Access using VSAT

    Please any one suggest me the best router for wireless internet access using VSAT connection I have the VSAT as the internet connection connected directly to hub , now i want to implement wireless internet acces to our office .

    Malebold0 pointsBadges:
  • Definition of Fanout

    What is the definition of fanout switch or fanout ports on a switch? Aren't all network switches fanout?

    Networkingnewbie5 pointsBadges:
  • Network Connection Freezes

    For some reason, at random, among 20 PCs on my network, in the morning or during the day, the network connection stops responding for both intranet and internet communications. The only solution thus far is to remove the NIC from the Device Manager, reboot the PC, and let Windows XP Pro find the...

    DboiSOBE0 pointsBadges:
  • Can 2 dsl units be connected through separate switches and 2 NIC’s work?

    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?

    Nc951235 pointsBadges:
  • Optimizing traffic between two Netgear GSM7328s layer 3 switches.

    We have a WAN link running 100Mbps with Netgear GSM7328s switches at each end, this carries traffic between our main site, and our DR site, which also has our primary internet link as it's located in the same hosting center as our ISP's kit. Nightly cross-site backups swamp the link, and this has...

    DPritt5 pointsBadges:
  • Advice on wireless switching/routing and HP Procurve 2510G purchase?

    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...

    Pelvicthrust170 pointsBadges:
  • Level 1 WAP 1001 Outdoor units

    I have a situation where i have linked two warehouses with separate level 1 WAP 1001 outdoor units. one acting as an access point and the other as a client. The client is connected to a dlink switch that then feeds two dumb terminals and CCTV DVR. The Access Point is connected to another DLink...

    FintanM5 pointsBadges:
  • Is it possible to reuse routers to create additional LAN ports?

    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...

    ITKE350,945 pointsBadges:
  • Network Design – Share Internet In a Condo Building

    I am helping to setup a network in our condo building to share a new AT&T Fiber internet line. The condo building has 28 units, each with a single CAT5 to the building's communication closet. Objectives are to share the internet line but not allow the condos to see each other on the network....

    Patrija20 pointsBadges:

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