Is WAN bandwidth optimization a particular type of WAN optimization, or are the two terms synonymous?
Answer Question | February 21, 2010 4:46 PM
Bandwidth, WAN, WAN bandwidth optimization, WAN optimization, wide area network, Wide Area Networks
We are running Comcast Fiber between sites. I was wondering what the best practice is for using Layer 2 or Layer 3 across the link. We current use both. Are there security reasons for doing one versus the other? Also interested in hearing general thoughts on it.
Answer Question | February 20, 2010 6:53 PM
L2 Switches, L3 Switches, Layer 2, Layer 3, Network Security Policies, Networking security, WAN, Wide Area Networks
Which TCP port(s) can I use to monitor access database queries over the WAN?
Answer Question | February 12, 2010 4:20 AM
Microsoft Access, TCP Ports, WAN
Is there an industry standard for service failure rates concerning wan circuits?
Answer Question | February 17, 2010 10:57 PM
T-1, T-1/T-3 Services, WAN, WAN hardware
Hi, I have newly joined an AUTOMOBILE company as an IT supervisor. We have about 10 branches connected with each other thru different WAN connections (Leased line,MPLS,VPN over DSL,..etc) and with different service providers. Our ERP system is based in Head Office and the DMS (Dealer management system) is based in our main branch. I [...]
Answer Question | April 13, 2010 2:32 PM
ISA Server, ISP, Lotus Domino, SAP, WAN, WAN Connections, Windows Server 2003
Does either RiverBed “Steelhead” or Expand Networks optimization tools support secure Citrix and if so how do they compare?
Answer Question | May 25, 2011 6:17 PM
Expand Networks, Riverbed, WAN, WAN acceleration, WAN optimization
New location with its own exchange server was added to WAN now when sending emails to this new location emails are being kicked back. The exchange servers are on diffrent LANs but on the same MPLS Network Cloud. Both can ping eachother through the MPLS cloud. Thanks
Answer Question | January 7, 2010 7:34 AM
Exchange 2003, Exchange Send/Receive, Exchange servers, WAN
Any news re the potential take over of Expand by Riverbed (or others) ?
Answer Question | November 30, 2009 11:24 AM
Expand, WAN, WAN optimization
We are using ERP applications where application serve is at one location and database server at different location. both locations are connected through a 2 MBPS MPLS link ( latency 4-5 ms). problem is that sometimes i can login to the application and sometimes i get TNS packet writer failure error, this happens particularly when [...]
Answer Question | November 23, 2009 1:12 PM
Oracle 10g, Oracle Database, Oracle Database 10g, WAN
Hi, We are combining an couple offices next week & i need some advice. The networks already have VLANs set up. we have a Cisco 3550 Layer 3 switch set up to route traffic. The servers are on this site also. The network IP’s are 10.1.1.x, 10.1.4.x & 10.1.5.x. Servers reside on all of those [...]
Answer Question | November 16, 2009 4:12 PM
ASA, Cisco 3550, LAN, Network Configuration, Network management, Network Topology, PIX, PIX 506e, PIX 515E, VLAN, VPN, WAN
How can i configure WAN and LAN in IP addresses with Ip Addrese of provider is IP: 188.8.131.52 SM: 255.255..255.252 GW: 184.108.40.206 DNS1: 220.127.116.11 DNS2: 18.104.22.168 And how can set an ip with in the client and how to open a ports that they needed?
Answer Question | October 28, 2009 10:36 AM
Cisco 3700, Cisco Routers, LAN, WAN
Could any one simply explain the differences between NAT mode Vs brdige mode? And can I configure the same IP range for WAN and LAN interface for a router whih con ein brdige mode? Is brdigne mode really requires IPs? Thanks,
Answer Question | October 19, 2009 7:26 AM
Bridge Mode, LAN, NAT, Router configuration, Router Mode, WAN
My wan/lan scenario is graphically presented in this snap (http://www.picscrazy.com/view/dxxu ) So far using static IP I’m able to telnet (over internet) my cisco 2611 router which is behind NAT supported broadband router but what should I do to connect remotely using Realvnc or similar tool in order to access PC2(in fig). Thanks
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 10:27 AM
Cisco 280011, Cisco Routers, LAN, LAN configuration, NAT, VNC, WAN
Hi, I would like to know the best way to setup a WAN. We have 4 small companies and one main Head quarter. 2 companies are in one city and 2 are in another city. Below is the detail on what each site has. HQ(head quarter)- HP Mail Server (HP ML350) - Win 2003 Server + Exchange [...]
Answer Question | September 30, 2009 10:56 AM
Exchange 2003, Network Configuration, SQL Server 2000, WAN, WAN design, WAN hardware, WAN technologies, Windows Server 2003
Who would you consider to be one of the top experts in the area of security and WANs?
Answer Question | January 8, 2010 2:35 PM
acceleration, Network connectivity, optimization, WAN
Does a network type (LAN or WAN) impose limitation on technical development of a Client/Server architecture?
Answer Question | January 27, 2012 12:55 PM
Client/server architecture, LAN, Network architecture, WAN
One of my customers is going through an excercise of centralizing servers. The current local servers act as Radia SW distribution repositories. Riverbed claims that they support Radia and that Bleucoat is not. Could someone demistify this?
Answer Question | July 16, 2009 3:40 PM
Blue Coat, Radia, Server Centralization, WAN, WAN acceleration, WAN optimization
I have two cisco 2800 routers, and need to assign diferent bandwith to diferent lans, that send data into these two equipments, what is the best form to config this?
Answer Question | July 11, 2009 6:14 PM
Cisco 2800, Cisco 2800 configuration, Cisco router configuration, Cisco Routers, LAN, WAN
I’m looking to connect 2 networks that have the same IP’s and subnet (192.168.0.XXX/24). I’m not looking to completely merge these 2, but I’m looking to setup a VPN for about 2-3 computers to run on SITE A’s network and have access to SITE B’s Server. SITE A IP scheme is 192.168.0.XXX/24 and SITE B’s [...]
Answer Question | June 23, 2009 7:05 PM
ASA, DHCP, IP, LAN, Network management, network setup, Network Topology, Subnet, VPN, WAN
I’ve recently had a need to connect 2 networks, but both networks have the exact same IP scheme. We need one computer one on one side to connect to the server at the remote site, but that server has the same IP as the data base server from the computer’s side. How will I be [...]
Answer Question | June 25, 2009 1:41 PM
ASA, Client, LAN, Network, Network management, VPN, WAN