A Network Interface Card is a computer component which connects to a physical network in order to send and receive data.

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CentOS: network adapter reset - error reading PHY register

I have a problem with a server. The following is written in the /var/log/messages error log: Aug 15 10:22:46 s00000000 kernel: ------------[ cut here ]------------ Aug 15 10:22:46 s00000000 ...
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Login script not running as the NIC takes too long to initialise

We're just about to roll out a bunch of Lenovo T431s's but have an odd problem with the NICs on them. Basically (from reboot) they are taking too long to initialise (i.e. the blue "swirl" on the ...
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Is APC's smart-signaling cable (940-0024) really proprietary?

First, not sure if this question belongs here or SU, so please advice accordingly before wildly down-voting or blasting me. We have a UPS unit for which we recently configured to work on our network. ...
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Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 4 on a PowerConnect 2848 making router (ASA5505) throw ARP errors when TEAMING (different MAC addresses from same IP)

For some reason the Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 4 seems to be a little buggy OR I have not configured something correctly. I have 4 Gb NICs and I team 3 of them to make a virtual adaptor... ...
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Running an EC2 server on Ubuntu with 2 simultaneous network interfaces

I have found similar questions relating to this issue but none matching my situation and none of the advice has helped me get this running. I have a 64bit Ubuntu server from the default AMI running ...
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A duplicate name has been detected on the TCP network

I installed my domain controller and DNS with two NIC on the server. Both NICs have their own separate IP addresses in the same subnet and were not teamed. Both IP address were registered in the DNS ...
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Storage Network Stops Transmitting Traffic

I have a troublesome issue. I have a 10Gb storage network serving a VMWare vSphere 5.1 environment. Storage: TrueNAS(NFS) with a Chelseio T320 10Gb Nic Storage: Dell PowerVault MD3600i(iSCSI) ...
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Accessing the internet (or other network) via server with two NICs

I currently have the following setup whereby I need Server #1 to reach the Internet via Server #2 using its second NIC. Is this possible using static routes? If so which route should be added to ...
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Secondary “Management” NIC on SBS 2011?

Looking for a solution to an issue I've run into at a site. Essentially we've run out of network drops for a server. The server itself has all of the necessary network drops, but we do not have one ...
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Multiple webservers behind firewall done correctly?

Basiclly I have a firewall and behind it i have a webserver which is a webportal for clients, a second webserver that hosts their webpages and a DNS server I want to route the traffic through that ...
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Need to configure 2008 server with 2 NICs on different subnets

I am working on an application that requires a 2008 server to have 2 NICs for security purposes. NIC 1 will be connected to the customer's enterprise network with a static IP and is routable. It ...
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Two Nics, one direct connection and forwarding

I'm designing a system with a Server PC with two nics running Centos 6 and a Sensor Device which runs a web server. The Sensor Device is connected directly to one of the nics of the Server PC. All ...
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Layer 2 Load-Balancing on redundant Architecture

Some PCs with 2 NICs are bound on 2 Switches in order to avoid a Single-Point-of-Failure (the switches are interconnected to each other too). Under which cirumstances is it possible that the PCs can ...
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How to block outgoing traffic of the mac address of one of the server's own NIC with ip tables?

i have a server with 5 nics connected to a switch, and running GNS3 (cisco router emulator). I need to block, in the server, the packets originated by the nics at layer 2 level (the nics are not ...
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Do I need 2 NIC cards to forward public IP to private IP? [closed]

To use NAT do I need 2 nic cards? I want to use my server for my own business (I don't require VPN) and simply need to forward my public IP to the private IP so that websites show up as ...
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Why did robocopy cause my Windows 2012 server to hang last night?

I'm in the process of decommissioning an old 2003 server, which acts as a file server, and am just attempting a dry-run of migrating the file repository over to a new Windows Storage Server 2012 box. ...
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FreeBSD Nic Setup - Dual NICs with lagg

I have a server running FreeBSD 9.0. It has two NICs using the igb network drivers. I was given a range of IPs, for example's sake I'm just going to make up some IP addresses, so let's say ...
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SetFTP access to 2nd nic

I have a situation where we have our main LAN/Domain that all users connect to and provides access to the WEB. We have a couple of individuals who on occasion will begin an extended FTP download, ...
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Setting up routing in CentOS 6.4 as a router/DHCP server with two nics

I am stumped about how to setup centOS 6.4 to route packets. |Local Network| -eth0- |CentOS 6.4 box| -eth1- |Internet| The centOS box has a dhcp server running. Currently it is handing out IP ...
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VSphere 5.1 DHCP Server VM routing

I am trying to setup the routing for a VM that is my firewall/dhcp server. I have 3 VMs: router/firewall (centOS) -> VM1 unRAID(unraid) -> VM2 download-server(ubuntu server) -> VM3 2 NICs vmnic0 ...
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Intel igb driver building with checkinstall

How to properly compile the latest Intel igb driver (4.1.2) with checkinstall ? When I am trying to do this I got following error: *checkinstall -D root@debian:~/igb-4.1.2/src# ...
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How to “dedicate” a 2nd NIC correctly without provoking a storm?

Some parts / aspects of this topic have been discussed here before. Leading up to my question: eth0 is the official nic of my ubuntu 12.04-server eth1 is the "local=yes" port of bridge 'br1' ...
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Server 2008 on VMware vSphere 5.1 - nic takes 20-25 mins to connect to the network

I have VM with Server 2008 R2 on it that I just recently installed Exchange 2010 on. It has been working 100% till today. This morning I installed ESET (antivirus) on the machine and then this ...
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Difference between GBIC and SFP [closed]

What is the difference between GBIC, SFP, SFP+?
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Giving Multiple ip address of same n/w on two virtual nic

running xen with 2 guests i have been trying to assign public ip addresses to two virtual nic, one each which is sharing bridge networking with host. tried this Host x.x.116.2 created two nic ...
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How do I create a Debian netinst installer that has a 3rd party network driver?

I want to install Debian on a machine, but the kernel and modules in the squeeze netinst module do not support the network driver. I can build a kernel module that works, but: How do I get the same ...
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Dell r900 and SFP+ HBA

I'm trying to pair up the parts and pieces to get an already purchased Dell Equallogic PS6010E going, with a couple existing Dell r900 servers for ESXi 5.0,and keep running into show-stoppers. The ...
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Protocol moves to another ethx Suse

I have a server which has 2 nics eth0 and eth1 eth0 is used for our email traffic server. everything working fine some time later a eth1 was added for backup purposes so this new nic sends data to ...
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routing internet via WLAN, but still connect to local LAN

I have 5 computers which are normally connected to an LAN, which is connected to internet access. However, rarely the internet provider has a fault and this causes the LAN to lose internet ...
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FTP Error 500 Illegal Port Command - PORT command sending different IP than source of request

The problem I'm experiencing is that I'm getting a "500 Illegal PORT command" Response from an FTP server when attempting to upload a file programmatically. This program is a small c# application ...
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Added a new NIC, can't reach any devices off the interface (ubuntu)

I was wondering if anyone could help me narrow this problem I have a gateway running Ubuntu server 10.04 (LTS) and I have added a new NIC to it which is a Intel PRO 1000PT GbE, bringing the ...
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Intel Corporation 82540EP NIC and “rx_missed_errors” at 140Mbps

I have an Intel Corporation 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller which uses module e1000 version 7.3.21-k8-NAPI. While it is a GigE NIC, I receive "rx_missed_errors"(ethtool -S eth0) already in case of ...
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Static route to all ips except a defined set

I was wondering whats the best way to do a static route for all ips except a predefined set. For example, I have 2 networks attached to one workstation. I want all ips except 192.168.0.0/24 to go ...
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Specify what network connection to use based on IP being accessed [closed]

Basically, we have a number of machines with two network cards. One is wireless, one is not. The wireless is connected to the internet, while the other one is connected to a route and a bunch of ...
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How do I calculate the ethernet NIC-to-NIC time to send a MTU packet (1500 bytes)? (OS-excluded) [closed]

I understand it will depend on the speed of the ethernet 10 Mbit to 100 Gbit. Given an ethernet speed, how do I calculate the time spend in the wire from NIC-to-NIC? I am assuming here that the ...
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Additional external IP address is not reachable when acitvating NAT

I am running a Windows Server 2008 R2 with 3 nics (2 with external IPs, 1 with internal IP). The two external IPs are associated with two web sites running on that server. The third nic is for ...
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Installing ESXi/ Hyper-V using NIC supporting iBFT

We can install ESXi to a iSCSI target if we have NIC that supports iBFT. But what I am trying to see is if we can install ESXi by booting off an iSCSI target which is a mounted ISO? How about Hyper-V ...
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VMWare NIC's on Virtual Machines

I'm running on esxi(which has 2 physical NIC intern -extern) 2 Ubuntu 12.04VM's each connected to internal NIC. How could I bridge theme to have internet on both of theme without to use for each one ...
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Assigning two IPs to one NIC in CentOS

I have been following this method described here: http://linuxwave.blogspot.com/2010/01/setting-virtual-ip-in-centos.html To assign a virtual IP to one NIC. Basically I copied ifcfg-eth0 and makde ...
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Email flow issues when additional NICs are activated in Exchange 2007

I am currently working in an Exchange 2007 Environment which is quite basic - an EdgeSync Server and an CASHUB. Both of which have two NICS, ostensibly for an internal and external interface in the ...
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Is Teaming with one Network Card possible? [closed]

If my Network Card has 4 ports can I do teaming (LBFO) ? Or I need to have two Network Cards ?
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Onboard Gigabit vs Add-in Server NIC [closed]

If you have server systems running high-end desktop PCs and a few running smaller SQL instances. The systems are time critical so the lower latency we can achieve the better. As it stands we don't ...
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Performance Impact of adding more NIC cards to a Linux router box

What would be the impact on performance if more and more NIC cards are added to Linux box for routing traffic to different networks. Lets say i have 10 different networks and i only have a single ...
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why 5 rx queues per NIC

On my office server, the output of cat /proc/interrupts displays one tx queue and 5 rx queues. Is this due to NIC hardware capabilities or can you configure multiple receive ring buffers in linux per ...
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openvz dual nic setup from scratch

I have a openvz server that has 2 nics I need 1 for ethernet and the other explisitly for nfs traffic. eth0 goes to the lan/internet currently doesnt have ipv6 but will be getting a static ip soon. ...
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Server for virtualization [closed]

HP Proliant DL380 G5 I have looked at this server for some good virtualization. I can get the server for around 450usd 2x xenon (X5355) 2 x 72GB HDD 8GB Ram As my g3 360 and g4 360 and g3 360 are ...
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VMWare hypervisor with only 1 network card?

VMWare hypervisor minimum requirements states that the minimum network requirements is: one NIC, plus one for Management interface (source: ...
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I need file upload to networkless OS with IPMI

Using an IPMI-mounted iso file, I've installed a simple Ubuntu remote server (no X, no Java, etc). However, the kernel has no driver for the NIC. So, after booting it, I am stuck. I've compiled the ...
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VIP and private IP on same NIC

Is it possible to configure in the same NIC a VIP and a private IP (different) and both be enabled/accesible? If yes, is there a guarantee that the communication path for these 2 IPs will be exactly ...
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Teamed network cards on a Proliant Server

We have 4 network cards in a Proliant server with Server 2008R2 running Exchange 2010, with 1 card set to a static IP address and the other 3 set to DHCP. I just need some clarification as I have not ...