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Calculating required uplink capacity of network switch [duplicate]

Is there any common method (usable in practice) for estimating the uplink capacity of switch based on known number of users connected to this switch and the maximum internet speed they are allowed. ...
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Setting up a network with a UTM and a second firewall

Currently I have a m0n0wall working in my rack doing a good job. Now I want to integrate a Sophos UTM into my network. Is there any way to do this without doubling the firewalls? I know I could throw ...
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“Hostile” network in the company - please comment on a security setup

I have a little specific problem here that I want (need) to solve in a satisfactory way. My company has multiple (IPv4) networks that are controlled by our router sitting in the middle. Typical ...
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Do I need to place a physical server/host within the DMZ to host servers/applications?

We are moving to a new office, and part is to review our current LAN/WAN and server access to/from the web. I understand how the DMZ works, but can't figure out if I need a physical server/host to be ...
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How do mixed wireless clients (b/g/n) effect total throughput of an access point?

Say you are planning a network based around access points that support the full range of 802.11 protocols on 2.4Ghz(b/g/n). How will a mixed set of clients effect the total throughput possible through ...
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Book about planning computer network [closed]

I'm looking for a book dealing with creation (building, planning, implementing, ... don't know the right word in English) of company computer network (about 1 to few hundreds computers with a few ...
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Basic IP address structure

We currently have a few servers, around 30-40 workstations and 16 phones. Each device has a static IP address. As an example the standard settings for a new workstation is; IP: 192.168.1.XXX ...
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Pros and Cons of using internal or external domain name for Active Directory

I was always thought to use internal domain name (company.local or company.corp) for Active Directory instead of (company.com or company.pl). Recently we were thinking that by using external domain ...
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Exchange 2010 High Avaibility Solution planning architecture

I'm planning to deploy Exchange 2010 in organization. This organization consists of 2 sites. The plan for 1st location (holding most of the employees) is: - 2 x Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise - ...
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Setting up a network for 16 users

I've been asked to research into providing networking links for around 16 machines, which will be providing access for a group of small companies which will become part of a co-working space. I have ...
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PPTP network for server backend LAN?

Here is our problem: We have several webservers, which should be reached from public. The database servers that store the data for the web apps on those webservers though shall not have a public IP. ...
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Bandwidth planning for TCP/IP and Ethernet overhead

During typical capacity planning processes i see a perhaps simplistic consideration for estimating only the page or data sizes that are expected to pass through the network pipes. That means like in ...