Ethernet is the most common set of standards for wired connections in local area networks.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
40 views

Debugging why network packets are being dropped

Preface: I have an application that I am currently testing out that runs on RHEL 6. The setup for my test is the application installed on a embedded device, connected by an Ethernet cable to PC that ...
3
votes
2answers
66 views

Measuring 40Gbe performance

I've connected two hosts via a 40Gbe fibre link and would like to determine a baseline for data transfer between them. I'm seeing relatively low speeds (~620MB/s). It seems that the signalling rate is ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Need a program to check all Ethernet ports in my office for it's proper functioning [closed]

my office has a 20 Mbps leased line connection and we are using a firewall machine and unmanageable switches. Now the problem is the we are getting a very slow speed on all the nodes and we are unable ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

100BASE-FX WDM vs 100BASE-BX vs 100BASE-BX10 - Are they all the same?

Are these three all the same thing being inconsistently named by different manufacturers? 100BASE-FX WDM uses separate wavelengths (1310 nm & 1550 nm) for Tx & Rx over a single strand of ...
-1
votes
2answers
24 views

Lan card not recognizing connected cable

I have a system with Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on it. The onboard ethernet port is faulty. As I want to setup DHCP server on it, I have installed two external LAN cards. I also have a leased line. ...
1
vote
3answers
42 views

Network adapter only works with ethernet switch

I have a Dell XPS13(Win 10 Pro) and since we dont have wireless lan in the office i had to buy an external ethernet adapter (DA200). The adapter works perfectly fine at home but it doesnt work at all ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

802.1Q and Network Security

I've recently purchased some TP-Link managed switches (two TL-SG1016DE and one TL-SG105E). I purchased the two first and set it up using 802.1Q VLANs to segregate my DMZ and my LAN, using ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Using LINK_REQUIRED parameter with wicked

I'm running SLES 12 and trying to configure network interfaces; this is my first experience with wicked. I'm using "ifup" to up the ethernet devices. I ran into an issue of not being able to ifup the ...
0
votes
2answers
103 views

Windows Limiting Internet Speed [closed]

I am currently experiencing a strange problem on my Windows Server 2012 R2. My whole network has been done with CAT6 UTP and everything (switches, adapter, etc) is able to do gigabit. My Internet ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Can't connect to the IBM bladcenter switch

I got IBM 8677 bladecenter with hs21 type 8853 & 7995 I connect the Ethernet SM I\O module , configed it in the IMM to same subnet as my host. I dont know why , but I cant telnet it or ping it . ...
-3
votes
1answer
38 views

Difference between 1.0 Gbps & Auto Negotiation [closed]

I am downloading a huge file and was wondering on how to boost my Ethernet speed. I found this option called "Speed & Duplex" And there were a few options. Two of them were 1) 1.0 Gbps Full ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Does a private MAC Address range exist?

I need a set of MAC/Ethernet addresses that I do not have to worry about collisions with, analogous to 192.168.x.x: addresses that will NEVER be assigned to real hardware.
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Connecting to sensors over LAN whilst using separate Wifi connection to post to cloud [closed]

I have a pc running a C# application. The application connects with an RFID sensor over ethernet and sends data to the cloud over wifi. Currently this solution requires a new ethernet switch be made ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Multiple IPv6 addresses added to interface, now IPv6 not working on my server [duplicate]

I got /64 IPv6 block from my server provider. When I add few IPv6 addresses (maybe 10 or 20) to network interface. Everything works fine about IPv6 network. When I'm added above 500+ IPv6 addresses ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Assign more than one IP Address to the same MAC Address on Linux ISC-DHCP Server

I have the following question: One Linux DHCP server in pool mode, because of the step of fabrication, all the products have the same MAC Address that is changed at end of line, the boards use ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Infiniband switch, uplink

Regarding switches like Mellanox Voltaire VLT-30011 (QDR IB, managed). I see a gigabit ethernet port on the switch which in the manual ...
-1
votes
1answer
25 views

Can we use a ADSL2+ modem in bridged mode to convert to ethernet WAN? [closed]

I am no networking master, so I have no clue if this makes sense. I have a DSL line from my internet provider with all the service details. Now, I have a TP-Link modem (+router) WD8961N. This is ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

route table issue when I appended option net.ifnames=0 to grub2

I appended two options net.ifnames=0 biosdevname=0 to grub2 because I want to change default network name to old name eth0 on RHEL 7. After that, I edited /etc/sysconfig/network to set default ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Making shared drives available on wifi?

I'm setting up a small office network. We have a raid connected to an ethernet switch, and that is accessible by all PCs connected to that network. My problems start when I tired to provide access to ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

10gb ethernet direct connection (no switch)

Im trying to connect 2 computers with 2 PCIe "Core 4 HP 671798-001 HP CX-2 NIC 1 PORT 10GB" I'm using a SFP+ Direct Attach Copper Cable (I think they are also called twinax) I found a similar ...
4
votes
1answer
98 views

How to dynamically find the name and type of interfaces attached to a system

I have a use case where I need to dynamically configure some files which includes the name of the interfaces present in system say eth0 , wlan0 . However when I change the system sometimes its changed ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

how to disable ethernet interface eth5 permanently and how my added routes in rc.local file is unset when i reboot machine

actually my machine having 3 interface cards eth0 eth4 eth5 where eth0--local ip and eth4--wan Ip1 and eth5--wan ip5 but i want to disable permanent eth5 and i have added some routes in rc,local file ...
0
votes
2answers
251 views

How to install USB-to-Ethernet Adapter on Windows Server 2012 [closed]

I am having problems installing a USB-to-Ethernet (model HB-T66) on my HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 server (Intel Xeon) running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. In Device Manager, the device appears at ...
1
vote
2answers
281 views

Is it possible having two Ethernet connections simultaneously on the same UTP Cat6 cable? [closed]

Actually it is a two part question. 1.Since an ethernet connection only requires 2 pairs (green and orange), is it feasible to wire blue and brown pairs to a different Lan port of a router and ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

Sudden failure of networking interface on CentOS 7

We're running a LAMP stack VPS on CentOS 7 hosting a few websites, MariaDB databases, and associated services. In the middle of the night our server mysteriously went completely offline. When we ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Router - huge difference in Tx vs. Rx

I have two computers: (B) Banana Pi - 1 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi (supports 802.11n) (D) Desktop PC - 1 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi (2x2 MIMO, supports 802.11n) And (R) Mikrotik RouterBOARD RB951G-2HnD ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Is PoE 802.3af Compatible with 802.3at?

If I connect a device that is compliant with POE 802.3af (surveillance camera) to a device (switch) which is POE 802.3at. It will work?
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Weird network interrupt issue

in ifconfig output i am seeing Interrupt 16 but when i check in /proc/irq/ i am not seeing number 16 there. following number i am seeing here. my driver is broadcom tg3 [root@centos7 ~]# ls ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

802.1q VLAN echo replies do not include VLAN ID

I am running a SLES11, SP4 kernel on 2 systems. I have 2 NICs connected through a Netgear GS724T switch. I have configured VLAN 400 on the switch. On system 1, I create a VLAN 400 on eth0 called ...
-2
votes
2answers
234 views

can two nic have same subnet but different network? [closed]

Business case: A computer has eth0 and eth1 and eth0 address is 192.168.1.2 (static). The eth0 is used by a configuration software to configure the address of eth1 in the field. eth0 is only for ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

10GB Ethernet latency, unsaturated cross-connect

I'm using shared (between few clients of a vendor) 10GB cross-connect in exchange data center. We receive few multicast data streams (each stream delivers data on some group of "stocks"/derivatives). ...
0
votes
0answers
503 views

*-network UNCLAIMED : How can I fix this issue

Out of the blue my second ethernet port stopped working. Both of them are part of the motherboard. I can see both of the ports in bios. They were working, but I was using only one of them up to now. ...
2
votes
1answer
139 views

Windows Server 2012 r2 standard with dual NIC + DHCP

Currently I have a physical host with Windows Server 2012 r2 standard installed and DHCP role enabled. In addition the physical host has two network interface cards. I am planing to connect the ...
-3
votes
1answer
426 views

Color coding to connect rj45 socket and rj45 connector to make an ethernet extension cable [closed]

i want to make a cable like this: What should be the color coding to make this Ethernet LAN Network extension Cable. I have a rj45 socket and a rj45 connector but there indicator on rj45 female ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

How to Find and Expose the Ethernet Interfaces in a RHEL5 Iimage dd-ed to a Different Machine

We captured the disk image off an IBM PS-703 (P-Series, i.e. Power-PC) BladeCenter using dd. in rescue mode. The image is RedHat 5.11. The goals were to have a backup image of the server and to be ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

ensure “switch redundancy” on a network

I'm struggling in connecting two Windows 7 PCs (each with a 2 port Intel NIC) via two complete redundant paths. And I want to make it transparent to the services on that system. I was thinking on ...
0
votes
1answer
315 views

How can i disable reverse path filter rp_filter in mac

I am following this Ubuntu Linux - two interfaces, same subnet, different vlan - MAC/ARP issues # sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.eth1/102.rp_filter=0 # sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.eth1/103.rp_filter=0 But ...
0
votes
1answer
218 views

How to diagnostic internet access failure on a linux system?

I have a VM running on Xen. The virtual machine was running fine for months and suddently the network access broke down. Dom0 DomU .-------. bridge ...
-1
votes
1answer
428 views

Should I use a straight-through or cross-over for router to extender cabling?

I'm trying to conncect a router to a repeater (extender) should I use a straight-through or cross-over for the ethernet?
-1
votes
2answers
338 views

Lightning/surge risk of Ethernet cable run inside an exterior wall [closed]

In a previous question, I had planned a Cat6 (Ethernet) cable run outside a home, adjacent to a coax run. I was advised against it, and I'm interested in taking that advice. Now I'm considering ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Does Intel's FlowDirector work for multicast traffic?

FlowDirector works by sampling outgoing packets, and establishing a core<->flow association so that when packets come in, it can lookup which core to send it by way of the usual RSS 3 or 5-tuple. ...
5
votes
1answer
643 views

Surge protection for outdoor network cable run [closed]

I'm going to have a network cable run between floors of a home, and most of the run will be outdoors, up the side of the building. I ordered a spool of shielded UV-rated waterproof Cat6 cable. From ...
1
vote
2answers
94 views

Transparent switch from Wifi to ethernet

I have the following network setup: Zyxel USG 200 Firewall which also acts as DHCP server 2 Switches 2 Wifi APs (Zyxel NWA3560-N and WAC6503D-S) with NAT and DHCP disabled The clients (mostly ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

Trouble with network (ping, route, gateway)

I have a server running CentOS 7 and I connect to it by ssh. SSH takes a little bit to connect compared to the other server I have setup. This server has 2 ethernet ports (1 motherboard and 1 card). ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

NIC seems slow, even on 100Mb/s full duplex [closed]

So I have a server running Centos 6 64bit with cPanel. It's set on eth0 running at 100MB/s full duplex. But, one particular server seems sluggish on its connectivity, despite server load being minimal ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Suse11 default gateway lost after interface restart

Doing some test on a SLES 11 SP2 virtual server I noticed the default route was lost after restarting the related interface: # netstat -rn Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
0
votes
2answers
58 views

How to run 5 php processes, which uses different eth interfaces?

I'm using cron to run everyday script, which has to run 5 php-cli processes. I need them to use separate interfaces. I have 5 devices, eth0, eth1, eth2, eth3, eth4. How can I call php to make sure ...
0
votes
1answer
517 views

VMware infiniband configuration

I have a server which is intended to be a vmware host. This server has two Infiniband Mellanox ConnectX-2 dual-port cards. What I want to do is to make the following setup: The first card should work ...
2
votes
3answers
159 views

Long cat5e cable

Cabling contractors put wires according to plan however I think the distance is longer than 100 meters as I cannot see devices connected on another end. When the cat5e cable is longer than 100 meters, ...
0
votes
0answers
414 views

Route Traffic For Specific IP Range Through Specific Network Interface

On Ubuntu 14.04. I need to route the traffic to specific IP ranges though a specific interface. route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref ...