An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides access to the Internet.

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Becoming an ISP and hosting your own DNS servers [closed]

We are currently setting ourselves up as an ISP and need to setup our own DNS servers for hosting multiple domains. Once we have setup our DNS servers does anyone know if we need to register these ...
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Same VLAN for LAN only and Internet users on 802.1x network with pfSense as gateway

I am creating an ISP for a student residence. The LAN is already there and working, with several CISCO switches. I want to provide Internet by a secured and automatic way to those who pay for it ...
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Fortigate - cannot ping public IP in dual WAN ISP setup

I have a fortigate 100c that is configured with 2 WAN ISP's LAN1 -------------- ISP 1 (static pub 1.1.1.1) |-FORTIGATE-| LAN2 ---------------ISP 2 (dynamic pub 10.1.1.1) I have policy routes ...
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ping timeouts with light http traffic on T1 connection

I have a T1 over copper connection and started to notice that if I run ping while loading an http page (http://google.com) I get intermittent timeouts in ping. Is this normal? I expected some ...
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postfix says mail sent ok, message does not arrive in ISPs inbox? no reject in log?

When I send a test message from my mail server to my @bellsouth.net email, The postfix log shows it was sent OK, but the message never arrives in my bellsouth inbox. Shouldn't I get a failure notice ...
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Internet connection redundancy with 2 ISP

Setup is 1. One Linux server running web server and ftp server. 2. Two ISP which provided a range of public IP address 3. From the client(browser) side we can set only one of IP/domain name as ...
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email (Exchange) issues due to lack of RDNS

I'm one of the network operations leads for an ISP and one of our business customers is complaining his emails won't work due to our lack of a DNS server. We opted not to stand up DNS since many other ...
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What equipment do real ISP's use? [closed]

In a dormitory of 550 residents, people often mistakenly set up DHCP servers for the whole network by plugging in their private Wi-Fi routers wrongly. Also recently, someone mistakenly configured ...
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Bandwidth Aggregation [duplicate]

I have two ILL connections of 2 Mbps from different ISP's. How could I merge both the connections to get the merged bandwidth. Also I want to give the single range IP address like : 192.168.x.x to my ...
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How can I gain better insight into ISP-managed equipment (routers)?

I have a number of customers who have networking equipment managed by their ISP. This is usually in the form of an ISP-provided switch or router placed at the customer location(s). For sites that ...
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How can I tell if a cisco router is dropping pings due to DOS suspicion or if it's experiencing packet loss?

We use a PRTG server that's connected to a cisco 6500, which feeds a large network of about 1200 switches and radios in a router-on-a-stick topology. In PRTG I'm able to set a 'ping burst' sensor on a ...
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Watchguard BOVPN and new ISP

We are changing our Internet Circuit to a new ISP. During testing I have both circuits, plus a failover circuit connected to our WatchGuard XTM515 I can browse the Internet, and Ping via the new ...
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Dual ISPs - Load balancing

We currently have 1 ISP and are adding a second. I need to load balance this into our current network so it shares the bandwidth between our 2 ISPs. We have a total of about 10 external IP addresses ...
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Load Balancing between 2 ISPs

I'm having 2 ISPs, need to balance traffic between the internal users ... Firewall is SRX210 The question is: Each ISP has there own DNS, how to make the dns resolving based on the used ISP? ...
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Access internal ip (home server) through double NAT (router + ISP) [closed]

I have home server (debian-like machine) inside my wifi-network. I wan't to access it over http (for transmission-daemon web interface) and over ssh (to administrate it). The issue is that there are ...
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How to force computer to use PPPOE connection permanently

How can I force a computer on my network to use my second uncapped ISP account instead of the LAN default account which is set up in the router. I can create a PPPOE connection on the computer in ...
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I've changed ISP, now www access to my website is not working, but HTTP is

I've inherited a company's IT position, so I was not in on the original configuration. We have recently changed our ISP (several months ago). Our Domain is hosted by Network Solutions and their A ...
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How do you ensure that two data network links have no SPOF?

How do you ensure that two data network links have no SPOF (Single Point of Failure)? We are working on a datacenter network connectivity and need to ensure that there will be no SPOF. We will have ...
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Why does a traceroute from one location to another and vice versa show different paths?

I have recently be plagued by low download speeds from my server and was curious, so I ran a traceroute. (I have removed the end IP and the start IP). I achieve a download speed of 220Kb/s when I am ...
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Flat ISP network to MPLS dumb Q

I have a fairly flat ISP network that I am upgrading to use MPLS (dont ask why, that decision is above my position) but clients/CPE are authenticated using PPPoE. Each POP uses a router configured as ...
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ATM connection has slow upload speed when connected to switch or router

We just got a new additional ATM line with 10/10 Mbps. When connected directly to a PC NIC, internet speed tests all come up as 10/10 Mbps. However, when connected to any of several routers or ...
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IPSec VPN using ZyWALL IPSec VPN Client: unable to connect from some providers

I'm trying to configure an IPSec VPN to one company from my home. The company has SANET internet service provider. I was able to create a VPN connection from another company that has the same internet ...
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Name Server change & propagation works partially : Success for US and fail for India

Our domain is hosted with Enom. DNS records are managed under Enom's reseller for India called Pugmarks. We want to switch DNS record management service from Enom/Reseller over to AWS Route53, ...
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How can identify and quantify physical plant (network capacity) in my local area? [closed]

I am interested in identifying physical plant and network capacity in my local area, which happens to be Boston, but could be anywhere. For example, I understand that in Boston there is something ...
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What happens if ISPs mess up IP allocation?

I've been wondering about this for a long time but never really got around to asking it. I know that a lot of companies were initially assigned IP addresses within the /8 (Class A) range and a lot ...
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Downloads pause and time out frequently

I'm a new systems and network admin. My experience has been in the hardware and software of systems and servers, the network part is pretty new to me. I'm familiar with plugging numbers into network ...
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How to change response of HTTPS request, or force a redirect from HTTPS to HTTP?

I work for an ISP. We implemented a system where if a subscriber runs out of money in his account, then his browser will only show a specific HTML page. From page subscriber could be found, for ...
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Are PTR records added only by the ISPs that provide and manage the IPs?

I am administering a network with many locations and work with multiple providers I checked out with my DNS provider to change the PTR records for one of the IPs, they replied: Dear Sir, We ...
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exchange 2007, dual wan draytek 2925n router with 2 ISPs [closed]

Purchased a Vigor Draytek 2925n dual wan router. Domain is hosted by dreamhost.com and the single mx record points to exchange.mydomain.com Internet is provided by my managed office building: they ...
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Requests take a really long time from certain ISP

We have an Apache server with PHP running on a virtual machine. Document roots are inside the users' home folders (/home/users/{first letter}/{username}/), and /home/users/ is mounted over NFS. It ...
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Our wi-fi at work is ridiculously slow, will adding more range extenders improve it?

At work, we have two wireless networks (e.g., Work1 Work2); the Work2 is used downstairs and Work1 is used upstairs. However, both are notoriously slow. The connection is better when we are wired in, ...
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Tracking connection route with POST data

I have PHP running on client machines. They connect to a webserver using fopen and upload information stored in local databases. Everything works great, except for one group who uses AT&T cell ...
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Hardware Solution to connect to multiple ISPs for one WAN

I'm looking for a piece of hardware to connect to different types of ISPs, normal DSL, cable DSL and USB egde sturfstick to offer one Internet connection with a higher cumulated bandwidth. I'm pretty ...
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nslookup requests time out regardless of server - ping is fine

I've been having intermittent internet connection issues for a week or so now. I now suspect that these are just DNS issues rather than connection issues. At the moment I can ping google.co.uk no ...
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Debugging slow transfer rate from server [duplicate]

I'm trying to explain this as simple but documented as possible. This is not exclusive to this server or my current ISP. I've seen the same exact issue over the years while being with different ISPs ...
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Determine if an IP is from hosting provider, or normal ISP? [closed]

I know this problem is not fully answerable, and will probably never be 100% solvable. But I am looking for ways/techniques to determine if an IP is belongs to a normal home/business user, going ...
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multiple isp links on a HWIC-4ESW

First, I am not doing fail-over. I want to be able to add another ISP link using a HWIC-4ESW. Equipment: Cisco 3825(1GB ram, 2GB flash, IOS 15.4 Advanced Enterprise services) with HWIC-4ESW ...
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aggregating multiple ISP connections

OK, so we have an office in Pakistan. Phone and ISP service is pretty poor there, so they have 2 ISP connections, one thru Pakistan telecom, one thru a different ISP. The PK tele one has a router that ...
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Incoming Connections with Two ISPs and Cisco 2911

I am a relatively beginner Networking Guy and I have managed to set up a Cisco 2911 router with two ISPs (no BGP), NAT and route-maps (although I don't really understand them) to the two up links with ...
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Fail-over VPN with two ISPs and Cisco ASA 5500 Series

We have a couple of branch offices that need to connect to a main site. We plan to use Cisco ASAs 5515 to establish VPN connections. We would also like to have 2 ISPs at each location to make the ...
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Is a short DHCP lease from my ISP likely to cause problems?

I'm wondering if having a short DHCP lease is likely to cause any issues, such as: Dropped VoIP calls Dropped VPN connections If so, could you explain why?
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Debugging slow transfer rate from server

I'm trying to explain this as simple but documented as possible. This is not exclusive to this server or my current ISP. I've seen the same exact issue over the years while being with different ISPs ...
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ISP acting as NAT [closed]

I need to host a Server on Public IP in france. I heard from some where that some ISPs will act as NAT and will block all inbound connections. Do anyone have any information on such service providers? ...
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Static IP from some other ISP

I'm a You Broadband customer, to host a website I need a Static IP but with my chosen plan company doesn't provide me a static IP. They wanted me to buy a static IP. I had ready to do that but they ...
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How often does the geolocation associated to an ordinary IP address usually change?

Can anyone tell me how often should i expect a routable IP address (either v4 or v6) to have its associated geolocation (country + city level) changed, in average? I'm asking this because i'm ...
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ISP Doesn't Make A Difference As Same Line Is Used? [closed]

Does it make a difference if I use BT, Sky or Virgin when using ADSL Broadband?? I've got the impression, I am going to use the same broadband (telephone) line anyway, so there shouldn't be any ...
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Manually adding a destination to the routing table in ubuntu

The default routing is through a tunneled (VPN) gateway. I have a destination (my ISP user-login server) to which I can't connect via a tunnel but only through the eth0 interface with the ISP assigned ...
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ISP broadcasting all IP-packets, so I can see traffic of other clients from ISP

Recently I wondered why my router shows a constant downstream of 5 MBit/s, while I am downloading almost no data. I discovered the "packet logging" function of my router, with which I was able to log ...
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For a typical broadband ISP, are nodes on the same subnet routed together or are they bridged?

For a typical broadband ISP, are nodes on the same subnet routed together or are they bridged? In other words, what kind of path will a packet take when going from one node on a subnet to another for ...
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SOA and Primary NS record (DNS)

The brunt of the question is this -- What is the relationship between the primary nameserver specified in the SOA record and the nameservers specified in the NS records. How are these things linked? ...