Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line is a layer 1 networking protocol, typically used for last mile Internet access. It utilises standard telephone cabling and coexists with analogue telephones. An ADSL modem at the customer premises communicates with the DSLAM at the local exchange. ATM is usually ...

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IPv6 in a SOHO network [migrated]

If the router in my SoHo network (a Netgear DGND3700) doesn't support IPv6 is there any benefit at all in enabling IPv6 across the server and clients in that network? The successor to that one (a ...
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Is it normal for uploads on ADSL to make the connection unusable (> 4000ms latency)? [migrated]

I have an ongoing saga with my internet connection; where the latency periodically goes through the roof. In most cases, this seems to coincide with something uploading data. I'm not having a lot of ...
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Planet IDL-2402 PPPoA without external auth server [migrated]

My school recently bought Planet's IDL-2402 DSLAM switch. They want to run it in network lab for DSL training (from client side). Unfortunately this device has nearly no support on the Internet and ...
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Cisco 877 configuration with multiple firewalls behind in parallel using public IP's

I would like to ask how I can configure my cisco 877 adsl router to have multiple firewalls installed in parallel behind the cisco 877 router. I have enclosed a diagram of what I am trying to achieve. ...
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Is there a sensible way of 'teaming' two ADSL connections?

I work in an office complex that has two seperate ADSL connections, which they use to provide two seperate networks (actually both the ADSL routers go into a Cisco managed switch with two VLANs, one ...
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How and why is PPPoE possible over a DSL line? [closed]

Typically (at least here in the UK), the authentication method on a DSL line is PPPoA. This makes sense, based on my understanding that DSL usually uses ATM mode, meaning ATM/AAL5 sits immediately ...
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how to control the bandwidth in LAN with no server?

i have an ADSL line with a router attached to it. the router is attached with a switch. and with this switch, i have 3 PC connected each sharing the internet connection. i there any way to distribute ...
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ADSL Router - Access External IP internally

I have a problem when I'm doing an access using my DNS hosted at another server, which performs a redirect to my internal network. example: User attempting access to internal DNS: intranet.site.com: ...
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Exchange 2007 Email Error 451 4.7.0 Timeout waiting for client input

Our SBS 2008 server with Exchange 2007 started rejecting some (most) emails starting about 3 or 4 days ago. The return failure message looks something like this: The error that the other server ...
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Linux set routing based on MAC address + failover

In my company we have a relatively small network. Than we have 2 different WAN (via ADSL and SHDSL) connection behind 2 different hardware firewalls (Zyxel and SonicWall). Those are connected to our ...
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EFM vs Bonded ADSL [closed]

We used good old SDSL and load balanced ADSL in the past, and when the recession came and our office shrank considerably we switched to domestic ADSL Max line (from Be Broadband, which was very good) ...
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VLANs using one managed switch or link router to unmanaged switches?

I'm the resident IT guy in an office with about 20 workers, amongst 3 separate companies who sublet an office. We are wired with 24 ethernet ports dotted around the offices that all lead to a patch ...
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What DNS servers to use with multiple connections

I have a complex configuration of multiple ADSL connections from multiple ISPs being load balanced by a Draytek Vigor 3300V+ My question is what DNS settings should I use. Should I use the ISP ...
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Router in half bridge floods arp cache

I've set up a Slackware (14.0) box as a gateway for my adsl connection. I have a modem set up in half bridge mode between the NIC and the phone line, and the interface takes up the dynamically ...
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Link aggregation with DSL and Ethernet, and different ISP's?

We're a webdev company that has outgrown its ADSL bandwidth. It's currently 4/1 Mbit/s and due to distance we can't simply get faster DSL, whether ADSL or SDSL. Stacking multiple DSL connections is ...
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Can ISPs learn customers ADSL modem brand? [closed]

Can ISPs learn customers ADSL modem brand by any means?
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Web ERP slow response when somebody upload files in an ADSL connected office

We have developed, and deployed, a web ERP for various small companies (less 30 users each one). Those who have cable connection don't experience any problems related with slow connections, but one is ...
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How to have load balancing using 1 Ethernet card + 2 ADSL router

I have 1 Ubuntu 12.10 server with 1 eth0 (192.168.0.100) and it's connected to my switch. In my network I have 2 ADSL routers (192.168.0.1 & 192.168.0.101). How I can configure my server to act ...
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Connect from firewall to Cisco 877 in Bridged mode

I have a Cisco 877 in bridged mode acting as an ADSL2 modem only. My firewall is doing PPPOE and the internet works great. What I would like to do is give vlan1 on the Cisco 877 an IP address e.g. ...
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What is a “Latency Outage”? [closed]

I'm one of many customers of Windstream, the only internet provider in my area, and just after having hit the 1-year mark of being a customer, my 10M internet connection became about a 512k ...
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How can I team or balance two DSL connections? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a sensible way of ‘teaming’ two ADSL connections? WARNING: I am NOT a networking professional (obviously, see below) but I am a programmer and have a decent ...
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Getting authentication window when browsing web sites on my server [closed]

I have a windows home server. When I browse from the net any web site in it I get an authentication window with the next message: "http://mydomain.com site requires user name and password, the site ...
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How do I set up a VPN using Windows Server 2003 and a Netgear DG834 modem? [closed]

I need to create a VPN, so that remote users can dial in to our company network, to access resources on the network. I do not need a branch-to-branch VPN. I have the following: Netgear DG834 ADSL ...
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Connect ADSL modem SMC7904WBRA-N to CISCO RV082

I have a SMC7904WBRA-N ADSL modem/router that connects to the internet with a static IP given by the provider. I've received a RV082 to create a VPN connection which is having problems to connect to ...
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Is my ADSL2+ speed locked by an ISP? [closed]

I signed a contract with my ISP for ADSL and internet speed should be 16 mbps. However, speedtest.net says I have only 7.5 mbps. Here's the router info: SNR Margin: 16.8 Line Attenuation: 25.0 Data ...
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Annex-A vs Annex-B ADSL splitters

While trying to improve our Adsl connection, I found that we use a splitter that is from an unknown ventor and have no clue whether is for AnnexA (PSTN) or AnnexB (ISDN) line. Is it possible that ...
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Windows VPN not authenticating from ADSL to Wireless link

I have a normal windows VPN on a computer connecting to a 196.201.x.x/24 IP. If this VPN tries to connect from any address in the 41.x.x.x range it cant get there. The server is a normal windows 2008 ...
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ADSL throughput loss from Reed-Solomon encoding

I'm reading about ADSL starting here and I am confused by how the Reed-Solomon encoding for ECC is limiting the available transfer rate, as much as it does (nearly half). This pdf on the same subject ...
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DSL :: Connection top speed is ok, but acceleration is low

My 2048 Kb/S ADSL connection downloads at the expected download speed 220 KB/s , but it takes too long to get to that speed, in other words the top speed is fine but the acceleration is terrible. This ...
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What is the point of PPPoE? [closed]

I am trying to expand my knowledge of networking beyond the basics. I have started reading about PPP, and how it is used in DSL modems with PPPoE and PPPoA. My first impression of PPP was "well that ...
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MTU, DSL router and stalling TCP

I am discovering stalling TCP connection problem. The problem arises when I try to scp stuff from remote system from my home network. My home network is connected to internet via PPPoE (ADSL+) and ...
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How do I configure a Huawei b520 ADSL router to work in bridge way?

I have a much better router now, Cisco e4200 but I still have to use the Huawei b520 router because the internet connection is using ADLS. I want to configure b520 to act in a bridge mode and be ...
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Cisco 678 Will Not Work using PPPoE

I am attempting to configure a Cisco 678 because I am totally sick on my Actiontec. However, I am running into some problems. It seems as though the Cisco is able to train the line, but I am unable to ...
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Configure Cisco 877 as bridge between Internet and Cisco ASA 5505

ISP ADSL ---- Cisco 877 Router ---- Cisco ASA 5505 I have the above connection. I'd like to avoid using NAT on the Cisco 837 router, and just put the ASA directly on the Internet. However, I have ...
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Multiple WAN loadbalancing?

What's the best way to load balance multiple DSL LAN connections in a small office (circa 30 people). If there is a Cisco product that can do this, please recommend, as it will help comply with a ...
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Components needed for a VPN

first of all, I asked this question on SuperUser.com, but no one there could help me. Well, we eventually got our Mac Mini Server. We now want to set up a small Remote Access VPN using this Mac Mini ...
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Webserver at home: will my DSL line be good enough? [closed]

The evolution of DSL lines and technologies such as FTTH has make me wonder if traditional hosting services could be in danger. If you want to host your own domain, for example for a blog or a ...
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ADSL and routing (bridging) problem with DLINK 320B and Fortinet Fortigate 60

Internet <---> 320B (ADSL modem) <---> Fortigate 60 (firewall) <---> lan The ADSL line is with static IP, with username and password and with pppoa. The web interface of the DSL 320B allows ...
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ATT DSL and Juniper SRX w/Integrated Modems

Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: Existing Setup: 2 x Netopia ADSL 3347 Gateways that are each connected to a Juniper SSG140 via Ethernet. The Netopia boxes appear to each have a PPPoE interface ...
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TCP connection hangs after transferring 1024 bytes

I'm having a strange problem on a connection behind a Cisco modem connecting to a DSL network : outbound connections hang after transferring exactly 1024 bytes. Inbound connections are just fine. This ...
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Advice needed: ADSL and VPN for a small company

I need advice on purchasing an ADSL modem/router for a small company. At the moment, we are using the iBurst Wireless service for internet connectivity. I have the iBurst desktop modem, which ...
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DHCP requests from wlan client not reaching server

I have a dhcp (and dns) server running on a centos/linux pc, which is the only dhcp server on my network. I have two wireless routers - a Netgear DG834G, and a Netgear DGND3700. The DGND3700 is also ...
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Which brands of wireless routers and DSL modems care about security? [closed]

Which vendors have established a strong security process during development where they educate firmware developers about security issues, arrange security engineers to review the code, accept ...
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Win 7 Network Configuration Issues [closed]

I have US ROBOTICS ADS L 4 PORT router and I use it to connect to the internet using my desktop. I bought a new Toshiba laptop. So I connected it to router using the same wire disconnecting the ...
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Is wiring ADSL and Phone lines to a patch panel ok?

Is it OK to wire an POTS line + ADSL line directly into a patch panel? I guess I'm wondering as well why do regular phone jacks have some passive electronic parts inside them. Since wiring it ...
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Recommendation for ADSL modem/router that supports multiple servers w. static IPs?

I have what doesn't seem like all that complicated a network in my home: I have a block of 8 (= 5 usable) static IP addresses, which are assigned to five externally-visible servers; I also have a ...
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Windows XP PC cannot resolve external domain names without dialup connection

I'm trying to connect a Windows XP machine to the Internet via my router / ADSL modem at home. When I set up a dialup connection, the machine is able to resolve external domain names. When I just plug ...
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How do I bond ADSL lines for VOIP?

We're using G711a as a codec, and I wanted to bond ADSL lines to give me the maximum possible upstream. I know that there can be issues of packet re-ordering etc; what is the 'right' way to do this? ...
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What is the maximum speed of ADSL?

As wikipedia says the max speed of ADSL is 24.0 Mbit/s. However here it writes that Japan provides ADSL service with speed 50 Mbit/s.
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ADSL card for Cisco Router 1800 series [closed]

I need an internal ADSL card for Cisco Router 1800 series, Is there anyone who will help me ?