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Where do local ISPs' core networks connect to? [closed]

Where do local ISPs' core networks connect to? Do they connect to the Internet Backbone owned by AT&T and Sprint (among others) or do they connect to an IXP (Internet eXchange Point)?
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Routing Strategy for Multiple VPCs on AWS

I am planning to setup multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) on AWS. These VPCs will be located in different geos. Each VPC will have public as well as private instances. I need to incorporate an ...
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How to exclude requests from unwanted sources

Scenario: Client buys our analytics services and includes our analytics SDK in his mobile app. Users who download the app will start sending us lots of data. When the client stops paying for our ...
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DNS architecture sanity check

I'm designing DNS service for a network and had a few architecture questions. The O'Reilly/ Cricket Liu DNS book and the NIST DNS security guide don't address these questions except in a very general ...
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Where should I setup a staging environment in Amazon VPC? And testing?

I setup the production environment for my service in an Amazon VPC in Oregon: 2 availability zones 1 public subnet (including bastion, nat, and ELBs) and 3 private subnets (database, web servers and ...
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Securing information against domain administrators [closed]

I'm a software developer who was given the responsibility to suggest a solution for our client that envolves infrastructure. Basically our project consists on two softwares for the audit department. ...
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Designing a network architecture [closed]

I am building a network architecture from scratch for a small company (~20 users). I plan to use the "classical" model: -A server that contains Active Directory -A server that contains Exchange server ...
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How to secure and audit outbound traffic in an enterprise environment?

What follows is a long-winded background to preface the following question: What is the industry best-practice (or what recommendations would you give) for securing outbound traffic in an enterprise ...
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What is the network topology symbol for a KVM switch?

I've been tasked with putting together some network diagrams in Visio and we have some IP-based KVM switches that need to be captured. I've been relying on the Cisco Network Topology Icons for the ...
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Setting a proxy server on my network

I try to install a proxy server on my network, using squid. My network architecture is something like this: ISP <- server 1 - or router - (with static IP and CoovaChilli on it) <- LAN. At ...
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Changing the network address of a Windows 2000 AD domain

The situation: Two formerly completely separate Windows 2000 AD domains need to be connected to a common router. (The reason why is not important.) Unfortunately (for me), both domains currently have ...
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Extending physical network reach by daisy-chaining routers

An organization I help with operates in a large warehouse. Their network consists of a Clearwire modem hooked up to a consumer wireless router upstairs. Most people upstairs connect via secure wifi. ...
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Interconnecting two locations with CISCO ASA 5505, providing VPN access as well as and public access

We have two geographically distant networks locations and are thinking about introducing a new network architecture utilizing two CISCO ASA 5505s. I'm looking for a review and confirmation whether ...
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Should production servers be allowed acess to database servers?

Our company currently has a customer facing cluster for our signups and customer account management which have direct access to the live database (one master plus several read only slaves). We have ...
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Management Network Best Practices

I am looking at setting up a Management vlan, on which I will put all the Management interfaces for my various networkable devices (Firewall Mgmt Interfaces, Server RAC, WAP Mgmt Interfaces, etc). ...
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Accessing shared resource on local computer from users of different physical location

Sounds like easy task to some but such a difficult task for me to do... The main requirement for this task is to setup something in offices located on different locations, so (1st question) users ...
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equivalent to CDN but for dynamical content?

so i know for serving static elements (css, js, images, videos etc) you should use CDN since they are spread out throughout the world. but how could i spread out by apache servers? is there an ...
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good books about server architecture?

when the traffic for a website grows i dont think one apache server in a vps is the way to go. i would like to know more about how i then should set up the server side architecture. im not that much ...
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Redundant network connections for website

We are in the process of building a new secure web application for our company, and are looking at options for ensuring redundancy in our data center. We don't have a lot of money, but have ...
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Best way to share a network between joint venture partners

BACKGROUND Our company has recently entered into a Joint Venture (JV) in which we are the managing partner. As the managing partner, we are responsible for the network setup and support. This JV is ...
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Network (firewall) architecture for a LARGE corporation

I am wondering how many of you who work for LARGE companies have a network architecture that enforces the use of three-separate firewalls to get at the data. In other words: Separation of external ...
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Advice on enterprise architecture

I'm a developer for a large company (that shall remain nameless) and we are currently brainstorming ideas for re-engineering our network architecture. We receive about 7 million hits per day and we're ...
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Is it worth it to use Linux in a new business starting from scratch?

It is a fact that this company will need to run Windows on the workstations to support SolidWorks, QuickBooks, and probably some other applications, and I believe at least one server will need to be ...