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

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Fujitsu bx400 mezzanine card assign to server blade

Our company by 2 new blade servers for Fujitsu BX400 chassis. I'll installed it, and now i have 6 servers. On old 4 servers, i have a 2 mezzanine card - sas and ethernet. On 2 new servers, i have only ...
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Automatically acquire IPV6 address in CentOS 6

The network has fixed IPv4 address, and automatic acquired IPv6 address. Does anyone have an idea how to setup? Thanks a lot! I didn't use NetworkManager. The following is my setting, but it does not ...
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Not getting gigabit on my office ethernet [migrated]

I've got a new fiber based internet connection and new gigabit router (ZyXEL Wireless VDSL2 Gateway) whereas my old router was only 100Mb/s. My desktop computer is in my office in a 4 years old ...
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serve webpage over direct ethernet connection [closed]

I have a Debian server with two network cards, one connected to WAN and on the other a Windows 7 PC is connected via an ethernet patch cable. The Windows machine has no other network connection. ...
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Fibre Channel Adapter as a NIC?

Is it possible to use a Fibre Channel PCIe adapter as a network interface? I have Qlogic fc controller and 3com gigabit switch. I use Debian on a DL160 G5.
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Debugging dropped UDP messages on Linux

Here's my setup: I have 1 host that has a 1 Gbit Ethernet connection and 2 hosts with 100 mbit connections (connected to the 1Gbit host through different switches). In a test, I send 1000 1kb ...
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How to check the physical status of an ethernet port in Linux?

I want to check if a specified ethX is physically up or down. How do I do that with the command line?
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What's the Wireshark packet receiving and processing procedure on a Windows machine?

I am about to use Wireshark for some traffic monitoring on my Windows computer. While working on it, I was wondering how Wireshark manages to catch low level network packets before Windows does. ...
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Internet connection repeatedly dropped [closed]

Quite frequently, some days every 15 mins for hours, on other days not at all, the connection drops. Often the connection comes back within 5 mins with no action taken. My setup is an Ubuntu server ...
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ethernet cable configuration with possibility to connect one computer at the end or at the middle of the cable [closed]

I would like to know if this Ethernet configuration would work. ethernet configuration Of course, only one device could be connected to either socket 1 or socket 2. The cables between router and ...
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Ubuntu Server, 2 Ethernet Devices, Same Gateway - Want to force internet traffic through 1 device (or at least allow it to work!)

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Server with 2 ethernet devices, eth0 and eth1. eth0 has a static IP of 192.168.1.210 eth1 has a static IP if 192.168.1.211 The DHCP server (which also serves as the internet ...
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Dropped packets in all Linux and Unix

I have a problem. I have motherboard by Supermicro – X11SBA-LN4F. There are 4 ethernet ports. In first port i have internet. In second port i have my local network. When, i write "ifconfig" or "...
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GRE protocol type for Ethernet over GRE?

For a IP over GRE tunnel, as defined by the RFC 2784, the "protocol" field is filled with 0x0800 (defined as ETH_P_IP in the Linux kernel according to this source http://www.scs.stanford.edu/histar/...
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Ethernet cord not detecting in centos 7

Please help me out, the ethernet modules all are loaded but i could not find remaining the two ethernet ... [root@vpn ~]# lspci | grep -i ethernet 01:01.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. ...
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e1000e Reset adapter unexpectedly / Detected Hardware Unit Hang

I have a Dell 1U Server with Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU L5420 @ 2.50GHz, 8 cores running Ubuntu Server Kernel Version 3.13.0-32-generic on x86_64. It has dual 1000baseT networking cards. I have it set up to ...
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Unable to Ping over wifi [duplicate]

We have 2 PCs and 4 laptops in the office, and we use D-Link 2750U to connect to internet. All the computers can connect to the internet successfully. One thing that I noticed recently, is that PCs (...
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Can Wireshark capture an entire Ethernet frame including preamble, CRC and Interframe spacing?

I am examining an Ethernet frame in Wireshark. According to the "Ethernet frame" Wikipedia article and accompanying diagrams, "A frame starts with a 7-octet preamble and 1-octet start frame delimiter (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to detect rx+ rx- tx+ tx- wires with multimeter?

Is it possible to detect rx+ rx- tx+ tx- wires of an ethernet cable having only a part of cable with multimeter or somehow else? I mean the situation when you have just one side of the ethernet cable....
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 tagged/...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 . ...
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How to test cat5/cat6 cable runs, using software-only, or simple tools?

Are there any utilities or simple tools or techniques to easily test a CAT5 cable, to see how well was it installed? Cat5 is often installed by amateurs, but has been installed and "working" for ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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TIA 568A vs. B Wiring for Long Ethernet Run

I have a long Ethernet run (about 280 ft/85 m) that goes through a conduit between two buildings. On each end, I have an APC Ethernet surge protector that is grounded to the main ground for each ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 (http://www.mellanox.com/related-docs/prod_ib_switch_systems/...
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How to test/debug bad network wiring?

I recently bought a place already wired with Cat 5E (8 ports, leading to a central closet). However attempting to get link, nothing works. On closer examination, it was obvious that the ends in the ...
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What is this wiring panel and what are these Ethernet “ports?”

In my office's building there is a stone-age LAN rack with some Ethernet ports I've never seen before. I need to find the name of this ports, if they have one, and then buy some cables or adapters. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What is the difference between an Up MEP and a Down MEP for Ethernet OAM CFM?

I'm having trouble understanding the functional difference between an Up MEP and a Down MEP in CFM applications. Some sites say they are defined based on network direction, others seem to think they ...
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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 ...
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What happens when ARP Request comes from a different subnet?

What will happen when an ARP Request packet is sent from router1 to router2 in the following two cases? Will an ARP Reply be generated or the ARP Request packet be dropped? [router1]Intf1(20.0.0.1/...
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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 ...
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ARP broadcast flooding network and high cpu usage

Hoping someone here might have some insight to the issue we are facing. Currently we have Cisco TAC looking at the case but they are struggling to find the root cause. Although the title mentions ARP ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...