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How can I get a Netgear GS748Tv1 bootloader?

We own a Netgear GS748Tv1 (serial 141*). Sadly, due to a firmware update gone wrong, the bootloader got flashed away into oblivion. Since the warranty is expired, Netgear will not help us (this ...
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Good NFS configuration for Small Network (NFS Performance Issues)

I have a small LAN that has a couple of Linux boxes (Ubuntu 9.10) with NFS shares on them. The boxes are networked with a consumer grade Netgear router (model WGR614V9) and using wired connections. ...
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SCM8014 to FVS338

I have a SMC8014 Router/Modem that Comcast provided me with their business class service. It was not filtering malicious traffic as aggressively as I had hoped, so I purchased a NetGear ProSafe ...
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Netgear smart switch: don't understand VLAN

I'm having some difficulty getting my head around the VLAN settings in a NetGear Smart Switch (GS724TS). Can anyone help me? My understanding is: All incoming packets effectively have a VLAN number ...
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HP ProCurve 5412zl Modular switch or Netgear GSM7352s-200 stackable switches?

My company is moving into a much larger space and I need to find a solution for our switching needs. The server room is centrally located so I am able to having all switching in the main server room. ...
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Stacking two Netgear GS748TS switches via HDMI - only 1Gbps trunk bandwidth?

I have two Netgear GS748TS 48 port gigabit stackable switches, which when stacked via two HDMI cables allow hosts on one of the switches to talk to hosts on the other. Netgear claim that the HDMI ...
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Do Netgear switches accept other brands of SFP+ modules and cables (e. g. Cisco)?

Specifically, I'm looking to connect servers with Intel X520-DA1 10 Gigabit Ethernet cards to the 10Gbe ports of a Netgear ProSafe GS752TXS. Can I use Cisco SFP+ cables (SFP-H10GB-CU5M) and optical ...
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Anybody know where I can find Visio stencils for Netgear products?

Their website says they can be found here: http://www.netgear.com/Home/Landing/en-US/WW_VisioStencils.aspx But in reality that simply redirects to their home page (excellent site management ...
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Router dies on wifi usage

We're having a Netgear WGR614v2 router, and as soon as a device generates some WiFi Traffic, the router completely dies. By opening http://9gag.com/ I can reproduce the problem. $ ping 192.168.0.1 ...
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Can't ping from Machine A to Machine B on the same VLAN

Switch: Netgear 7352PS Created a VLAN (id = 10), and assigned ports 13 through 24 to that vlan. Also configured PVID as 10 for all these ports. Machine A: 172.31.192.111/24 Machine B: ...
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Internal traffic card and external traffic cards on the same server… how to configure?

This might sound like a noob question, but here is what I have to configure: FreeBSD 1 server with 2 network cards 1 network card for internal IP addresses (5 of them) 1 network card for external IP ...
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Router and Switch VLAN Configuration for Isolated Network [closed]

I haven't worked with VLANs much in the past and I was hoping if I could get a good explanation of what I need to setup for this to work. I have a Netgear WNR2000v2 router and a Netgear GS108T smart ...
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Cannot connect to Windows Azure virtual network with netgear router

Has anyone sucessfully connected to a Windows Azure Virtual network using a Netgear router? I am attempting to connect to a Windows Azure virtual network using a Netgear FVS318G VPN firewall router. ...
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Testing faulty fibre network

As contractors linked the main comms with 3 sub-comms location with OM3 fibre I configured main switch Netgear GS728TS using three transceivers Netgear AGM731F, configured switches that will be used ...
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Netgear ReadyNAS and Windows Server Backup

I have several boxes running Windows Server 2008 r2. I have been attempting to use the built-in 'Windows Server Backup' so that each of these servers stores their backups to the readyNAS 1100. What ...
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Configure vlan on Netgear switch via SNMP

I am trying to configure vlans on a netgear GS752TSX from the Linux command line with netsnmp. I have created vlan 99 on the web interface now want to control the pvid settings, egress and tagging. I ...
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Juniper SSG5… How to setup VPN to Netgear FVS338

I'm trying to configure a Juniper SSG5 for VPN. So far I'd say I'm lost lost lost. The server (just one for now) is a dedicated host at a hosting company. I have a block of 8 public IPs (/29), the ...
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Netgear VVG2000 router - change beacon interval

Hi we have a Netgear VVG2000 VDSL router/modem from our ADSL provider at the office. I've found that my Ubuntu laptop (running 10.04) keeps getting kicked off the wireless (specifically it seems to ...
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Netgear FVS336G: appropriate solution for today's small businesses?

I've been looking into a routers to facilitate a vpn solution for a small business. While the Netgear FVS336G looks good on paper, it appears to have some fairly crippling setbacks that drag down what ...
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VLANs Across 2 Switches with a Single Trunk

I'm trying to create two separate networks spanning two switches using a single connection between the switches (Netgear GS108Ts). It seems like the way to do this is to setup 2 identical VLANs on ...
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Netgear managed switches - Fiber ports ( does it work without them? )

Silly question but cannot get my head around it. Netgear managed switches all seem to come with Fiber uplink ports these days. I'm thinking about getting on of these: ...
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Managed Switches: Smart managed or fully managed?

We (a fast growing SMB) need new switches. Currently, all our switches are unmanaged. Now we need feature of managed switches, mainly features like VLANs, Port Mirroring, SNMP, adjusting the port ...
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what is the meaning of rip packet information?

my public IP is 89.75.42.70. Why RIP packet contains such information? I don't understand the IP notation and what it means. IP Address: 89.75.40.0, Metric: 1 Address Family: IP (2) IP ...
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Problem with HTTP traffic being 'hijacked' by firewall

I'm experiencing a major head-ache at the moment with our company firewall, we're currently changing ISPs (new lease line and new block of static IPs) and I'm setting up firewall rules (we're using a ...
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howt setup remote access into computer behind 2 routers?

I can setup remote access to a pc behind a single router/firewall by using NAT and Port Forwarding, simples! But there is a customer that shares an internet connection with another office, and they ...
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Set up a wifi network homepage just changing the router settings

I have a Netgear Aircard router with the usual configuration options (port forwarding, DMZ, port filters,...). I am using this network to provide wireless Internet access to the customers of my ...
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Access Point - should I be able to connect to it even when it's not connected to a network [closed]

Should I be able to connect to my wireless access point (AP) even when the AP is not connected to the network. I'm just trying to work out why I can't connect to the AP and wanted to know if I had to ...
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open ports on a cisco/linksys wrt54g2 v1.5

Im upgradeing my router from a netgear fvs318 one of the problems im running into is on the old net gear i have opend ports under the "Add Service " for our voip udp 69 tcp 80 tcp 2000 udp ...
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Unstable VPN Connections from netgear router

I am having trouble with a NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Firewall (model FVX538). The system is set up to form one end of an IPSec VPN tunnel, and most of the time it works fine. However, for a couple of days ...
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Does Netgear FVS124G support IPv6?

I'm trying to setup a Hurricane Electric (tunnelbroker.net) tunnel from a Solaris server. Looks like everything is working fine, except that no traffic actually seems to transit our router. Router ...
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Port mirroring not working through Vsphere

I have mirrored a port from Netgear switch to my VM on vsphere. I cannot see requests when using tcpdump to monitor the traffic, I only see replys. Netgear port mirror works as i have connected a ...
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Netgear XSM7224S / DLink 1210-48 Static Lag (Trunk Failure)!

I need to configure a Netgear Switch(XSM7224S) and DLink Switch (DL1210-48) with two trunk ports. I did the same and created a lag (static) between them, afterwhcih a reboot was performed on both of ...
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Netgear GS752TXS 10gbe

I was looking to link up a NAS and a Server via this switch http://support.netgear.com/app/products/model/a_id/19324 Then use it to build out the rest of the network in a small office server cabinet. ...
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How to connect to a Netgear SRW224G4P serial console port?

I have two Netgear SRW224G4P switches with serial console ports. I'm using a Sabrent USB 2.0 to serial cable adapter with a female-to-female serial cable. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and using putty ...
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FVS336G PPP SNMP monitoring

Using SNMP to monitor a Netgear FVS336G, I can access all of the interfaces statistics except for PPP1. We have two PPP connections but SNMP only reveals: ifDescr1 03 May 2011 08:52:16 "lo" ...
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Netgear router failed (no DHCP addresses served)

I have a Netgear fvx538. Last night, I found that all the lights were on for IP connections to machines, but the router could not do normal functions: dish out addresses by DHCP, allow connection to ...
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Port-forwarding on livebox to router

At home, I have two routers, one Livebox and a Netgear. The reason why I need the Livebox is that the phone line cannot be connected to the Netgear router. So I have the Livebox connected to the ...
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Vista, IIS7, Dynamic DNS & Netgear Issues

I'm running Windows Vista Business and installed IIS 7 (I changed no settings in it, everything is on default). I have a domain and have setup Dynamic DNS for it with the host. I use a program ...
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Spanning Tree Protocol on HP5406zl and Netgear edge switches

I have a simple star network setup, a core HP switch with servers and storage, and WAN uplinks on it, and then trunked 2 x 1GB uplinks to some crappy old Netgear switches (I know, but moving on). We ...
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Setting up VLANs using GS724T & Draytek 2860n-Plus

I am having a world of problems here and can't see what is going wrong! The Plan: Use the Draytek to connect to the internet and provide WLAN access. Single port to connect to the GS724T and tag ...
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DHCP Trouble; getting APIPA addresses

I am having trouble with the DHCP Client. I am using a Netgear fvs336gv2 firewall. I recently upgraded to the new firmware and did a factory default reset and reconfigured all the vpn tunnels and LAN. ...
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Windows 7 & Windows 8 VPN Client for Netgear FVS318

The Netgear FVS318 Reference Guide (ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/FVS318v11_Refguide.pdf) states: The PC must have a VPN client program that supports IPSec. NETGEAR recommends and supports the ...
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Detailed Monitoring of a NetGear GS748Tv3

I am having an issue where, at seemingly random times, a large portion of my RDP Terminal Server users are being disconnected for no apparent reason. The disconnection is very short lived, and often ...
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Can't remote desktop into Windows 7 workstation in SBS 2003 network

We have a Windows Small Business Server 2003 network with Windows XP and 7 workstations. Some of the workstations have custom remote desktop ports and the modem/firewall (Netgear DG834) forwards these ...
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Netgear FS726TP Internal VLAN

I have some Netgear FS726TP switches that are tied to a core switch using VLAN trunking. I have the switch split up so that certain ports are on certain VLANs, but we also have an "administrative" ...
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How do I configure wireless router to stop forwarding broadcast directed traffic to the network?

Basically, can anyone tell/assist me on how to make my NETGEAR N 300 Wireless Router stop forwarding broadcast directed traffic to the network? So the problem is this: I've been receiving DoS attack: ...
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Can I use a NETGEAR FVG318 to provide a wireless access point for a wired network? [closed]

Got one of these in the closet but I am no networking guru. Can it be used in this way?
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Home and Small to Medium Enterprise network manufacturer choice, Netgear, Linksys or D-Link? [closed]

I am looking for an alternative to Cisco (too expensive for me !) for semi-pro utilization (at home but with advanced feature (I'm studying in IT)) and in small/medium enterprises. I think I will ...
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Configuring two wireless routers: one with internet access and one without

I look after the network for a small educational establishment, and we wish to make wireless internet access available for teaching staff but not for students. We do, however, want to allow the ...
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Netgear FS728FP - VLAN traffic isn't flowing

I'm trying to set up separate VLAN's on a new Netgear FS728FPv2 switch. I've never configured VLAN's before. The switch works fine with the default config, with every port as UNTAGGED at VLAN 1 ...