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VLAN subset of LAN? [closed]

I'm reading up on VLAN and came across this "VLAN's allow a network manager to logically segment a LAN into different broadcast domains" If I'm understanding this correctly VLAN is always less than ...
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1answer
231 views

is it possible to use ms loop back adapter to setup local vlan

Is it possible to use Microsoft Loop back adapter to set up Lan connection between two computer which is logically isolated from the main network? 1st computer: has a regular ip stack 192.168.1.x ...
2
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1answer
193 views

How to split LAN into two separate LANs using same internet connection

I have a router ZyXEL P-660HN-T3A and Switch ZyXEL GS1100-24 and I need to separate 2 ports on switch so clients connected to this ports can't see/access the others. I need the same thing to do with ...
1
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1answer
80 views

VLAN over three switches

We are connecting three offices via fiber optics. For each office we have one switch. In each office there will be one PC which has to be isolated in a VLAN A. There will be other PCs but those three ...
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3answers
5k views

Duplicate MAC address on the same LAN possible?

Let's say someone is on the same network as me and spoofs their MAC address to match mine: Is this possible? Can two or more clients with the same MAC address be on the same network at the same time ...
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4answers
4k views

Can't communicate between lan ports on openwrt router

I've got a WBMR-HP-G300H Buffalo Airstation router on which I've installed the lates OpenWRT software. All is working well (ADSL, WIFI etc) except for one niggle. I can't communicate between lan ...
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0answers
160 views

Prioritising specific users' and server's traffic on a LAN?

I'm fairly new to network design and I was wondering if someone could help clarify a couple of things regarding traffic prioritisation on a LAN. Some background: I'm designing a network that will ...
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3answers
560 views

FreeBSD and Linux VLAN

I have a LAN and i need to create a LAB with three VLAN on my boxes, Linux and FreeBSD. Well i create a VLAN 1 on the linux box as follow: sudo vconfig add eth0 1 sudo ifconfig eth0.1 inet6 add ...
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3answers
786 views

Making hosts accessible between LAN subnets

I have two inerfaces on my router with tomato firmwre: br0 and vlan4. br0 is on 192.168.0.0/16 subnet and vlan4 on 10.0.1.0/24 subnet. As I don't want the different network services on br0 available ...
0
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1answer
128 views

How effective is a private lan in securing a server for intranet use?

We are building a Intranet using alfresco on Managed servers. We are considering using a private lan to separate the database on to its own server which is only accessible via the main internet facing ...
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1answer
259 views

Why we need different types of VLANS [closed]

Why we need different types of VLANs like Port based,Protocol based ... Give me situations where exactly those types are useful
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5answers
5k views

why we need VLAN in any network?

What is the use of VLAN in networking.Can any one point out a scenario where VLAN is useful
2
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5answers
1k views

Network topology VLAN and Spanning tree

I'm working on a network migration project as we will be moving our local office. In the new building we have 5 floors with 50 employees in each one. I need 5 switches with at least 72 ports that ...