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1answer
24 views

Restrict network connection to virtual machine alone-VMWare

Is there a way to restrict a Ethernet/Wifi Connection to the virtual machine alone and not to the host operating system? I am using VMWare workstation on windows with centOS and Ubuntu as my guest OS ...
0
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1answer
114 views

Airport Extreme mesh over Ethernet?

I have purchased three Airport Extreme routers. I have a cable modem in one room that currently feeds into our primary router (which I want to replace with an Extreme), which feeds into a switch, ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Strange issue on netadapter lantronix matchport bgpro

I'm connected to a switch on a LAN, i've tested my matchport on others network and i've not accused this problem. On this istead i seen a lot of UP and DOWN of eht0 on startup. Someone know something ...
0
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2answers
125 views

What do I request from the LAN upgrade contractor to avoid simple oversights? [closed]

The company for which I work have allowed me to hire a LAN wiring contractor to completely overhaul the building LAN. Currently there are old 10MBit Ethernet cables and switches running and I ...
9
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1answer
287 views

LAN: What are the things to look at when arriving in a new place

My company is moving to a new place, and the only thing I know about the cabling is that there are cables and a patch panel. I have no idea about the cable speed, quality, and I'm a software guy with ...
1
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3answers
410 views

Get the MAC addresses of all the machines connected to a LAN when NO machines have got an IP address yet

Here is the real scenario. I have say 4 machines not having any IP address yet connected to a switch. In one of the machines (OS=CentOS), I would install a DHCP server and would provide the other ...
0
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1answer
96 views

Tools to inspect an ethernet packet travels through host's interfaces?

I am debugging a local ethernet connection on a Linux machine. I want to inspect the ethernet packets as they travel. in and out current machines' interfaces. I do not have a GUI on the machine. Is ...
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1answer
60 views

Accessing a connected device through LAN [closed]

I have a metered APC Power Distribution Unit (PDU) which is capable of spewing out the current load, power and such information through a LAN cable. I'm connecting the cable from the PDU to a server ...
3
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1answer
67 views

Unknown LAN textbook title

I am preparing for my computer networks exam and I stumbled upon this textbook excerpt. I cannot find this book in google, I don't know the author or the title. Do any of you recognize this book?
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2answers
91 views

Network topology

I am writing a network application that has several machines that serve separate clients, but machine themselves need to communicate with each other frequently. Let's say multiple chat servers for ...
2
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3answers
319 views

Original Corinex powerline ethernet wall mount

I am re-purposing some old Corinex powerline ethernet wall mounts. They came with a setup cd with a wizard application for setting up the hardware, but the application doesn't seem to work on 64bit ...
0
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3answers
118 views

HOWTO: Ring Ethernet Lan, My drawing Correct?

I have a special demand that to improve the redundancy of a network. (any of the cable between switches broken will NOT disconnect any clients) S = a switch C = a computer - = CAT5 cable ...
0
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3answers
655 views

What could be the maximum number of hosts on a 100BaseTX ethernet network?

I'm having two ip networks (192.168.1.x and 192.168.2.x) bridged on a server, but all hosts (fixed IPs) are on the same physical 100BaseTX ethernet (with a daisy chain of 48ports switchs). Often, I ...
5
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2answers
346 views

Why ethernet cables must be ended with specific arrangement

I just accepted that ethernet cables CAT 5 and more must be ended with specific arrangement. I learned when I ending my cables to take attention that either end must be in same arrangement(568A or ...
3
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2answers
676 views

2 RJ45 connectors on a one WAN cable

I encountered strange setup on a network at company where I do some work. They have internet connection from small ISP located in the same building, all I see is one CAT5 cable with 2 RJ45 ...
0
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2answers
117 views

What switch spec would i need to support 50 SIP extensions

Were a call centre and thinking of moving our phone system to a voip based setup. It seems most advice advises keeping this network seperate from the standard LAN, what switch specification would be ...
10
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7answers
894 views

10 gigabit networks: Decieding between fiber and twisted pair

With a green field installation 10gbps network (no legacy equipment to support), why would one select one physical medium over the other? If left to impulse, I'd probably go with fiber optics over ...