a device that bridges network segments, operating at the OSI link layer level.

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Design and Setup an office network using VLAN, switch and routers [on hold]

Although I am good at programming, I am a newbie to networking. What I want to do: I want to design and setup the network of my office myself. The basics that I need is to have at least two LANs ...
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Netgear Switch Configuration File Type

My company has Netgear GS724TP switches and I need to download the configuration file for each switch. What is the file type in which they should be saved as? I've seen .ber, .scr, .cfg, and .txt. ...
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VLANs between nodes

I have multiple nodes with Proxmox (debian distro), each node have: eth0 with static, external IP with Internet connection eth1 connected to manageable switch I want to create VLANs that connect ...
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Cisco 3120 blade switch does not boot after power outage

We use a Cisco WS-CBS3120G-S in a HP BladeCenter. After a power outage, the switch will not boot anymore. The switch dose not output anything on serial console. The LEDs SYST, STCK and active (under ...
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Adding a wired network to our small office

I'm adding a wired network to our small office. We have about 10 employees but may double to 20 in the next 6 months. We have a PC Engine APU router with three ports: Port 1: Uplink Port 2: Unifi ...
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How to route traffic between 2 VLANs on different subnet

I have the following problem: I have one interface eth0 with IP 172.20.51.61/24 I have configured 2 VLANS on the same machine: eth0.120 : 172.20.52.61/24 eth0.200 : 172.20.54.61/24 I also have a ...
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How to get the topology of a layer-2 switch network with the switches' forwarding tables?

Suppose I have a list of layer-2 switches that do not support LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) but support SNMP. I have the management IP addresses of these switches, but I don't know how they are ...
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Connecting Win7 to Win7 through switches, EnGenius, and Routers

Weird networks, causing weird problems. I am a new employee at this company, the network is a bit weird, but I have figured it out to a degree. I have some networking knowledge, but not greatly ...
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configuring cisco switch sg-300 20 can't change vlan name

I have this very strange issue. Not a biggy because I can do it using the GUI but it still drive me nuts. Just out of curiosity whether anyone has been through this and know the answer to it. It's ...
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Will computers connected to a switch have a different ip? [closed]

I want to set up a network switch with several servers connected to it that must be port forwarded. Please refer to the below diqgram for my setup: ___Computer 2 | ...
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Would I need three other cables if I wanted to have 4 subnets on the 2nd floor? [migrated]

I've recently become network administrator in a small office. In this office, there are 3 people which are leasing a shared space; each person is an independent entity requiring segregated networking ...
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HP ProCurve Preventing Loops and Users Plugging in Unauthorized Switches/Access-Points

We have a HP ProCurve 2530-24-PoE (J9773A) switch, recently I had a user who plugged in an Apple wireless hardware device to the network - whenever it was connected I got a ton of broadcast warnings ...
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Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Virtual Switch host mac address conflict 331FLR

I have 3 new HP DL360G9 servers all running Server 2012 R2 standard with the Hyper-V role installed. All the servers have the built in Intel 331FLR 4 port gigabit nic. I have the ports teamed into 2 ...
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Stream IPTV through SSL VPN

I have a question about streaming IPTV through Cisco ASA5510 ssl vpn. My current setup at the moment is: Public - firewall (asa5510) - L3 switch - L2 switch But my iptv source feed is coming to L3 ...
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Switch port VLAN configuration

I have a problem with my switch: ProCurve Switch 2810-48G I got 2 VLAN with this configuration: vlan 1 "DEFAULT_VLAN" untagged 1-36 ip address 172.16.40.201 255.255.252.0 tagged ...
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Nic Teaming Windows Server 2012 R2 - No network connection

I have 2 100Mbps NIC cards installed into PCIe slots and connected each card to it's own desktop 8 port switch. My Settings: Mode: switch-independent Load Balancing: Dynamic / Address Hash VLAN: ...
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Reasons for missing network access on Cisco switch

I'm having problems with a Cisco Catalyst 2950 switch, specifically I'm unable to connect to the router/get internet access through it. The setup is as follows: WAN connected to Router (MikroTIK ...
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Connecting a switch to a VDSL2 model causes upload speeds to go to 0

My network configuration has my main router connected to a secondary router which is in bridge mode, and I have a computer connected via ethernet to that secondary router. If the connection between ...
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Clear interface config using macro and range in cisco

I want to write macro which than i will apply to interface range and clear to default interface configuration in that range. Is it possible?
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Managed Switch Stability

Our office has been experiencing a series of rolling internet outages over the last couple of weeks which is driving everyone crazy. After isolating a few individual components, my current theory is ...
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Forcing traffic through an IPS on a flat network through a bump in the wire

I have the following topology: Click here, unfortunently I don't have enough rep to post images Essentially I would like the packet flow to go from PC1, to the Core Switch, to the Edge Switch, and ...
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PowerConnect 2808 and syslog

I have a pair of Dell PowerConnect 2808 managed switches. I am attempting to enable syslog on them, but not having any luck. I have searched the web interface, used telnet to log into the CLI ...
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Ports from switch to system

I have rcently joined a company and we want to migrate our network to 10.0.0.0 ip address range from 192.168.0.0. Also we want to configure few vlan's But the major challange i am facing is that ...
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burnt Switches connected directly to the internet

We got a setup with a switch between the cable modem/bridge and the two router ports. We burn this switch every 6 months, and it has to be replaced. Symptoms are heavy packet loss or in general very ...
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Dell M6348 switches, how to disable Mac address learning for specific VLAN

I'm trying to disable the Mac-Learning for a specific VLAN on this switch. I was able to do the same thing on my Juniper switches with the command: no-mac-learning; however that doesn't seem to ...
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Can I connect many switches to a switch? [closed]

I am trying to make a campus network.I haven't any experience. In campus,there are center building and many buildings.I use many switches(for pc,phone,sec-cameras) in a building.And I want to connect ...
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Why is there flooding on L2 but not on L3?

Why is it, that on L2 (when there is no MAC Table entry for a new packet) there is MAC Flooding. But at the same time on L3 there is an ARP request (when there is no entry in the ARP table for a new ...
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What are the different Status options for Dell show copper-ports command?

When the below command is issued in a Dell N2024P/N3024F switch show copper-ports tdr The following output is generated Port Result Length Date Gi1/0/1 OK 0 - 10 Jan 1 ...
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Avaya 4850 GTS & VSP 7000 - setting up a fibre trunk, no MLT

I'm a junior network/sys admin, and I'm stuck (and my seniors aren't sure what to do). I have a VSP 7000 switch which is a core switch. And a 4850 GTS switch which is like access switch. The switches ...
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What is the proper way to connect cables from a patch panel to a switch when you have more ports on the patch panel than on the switch?

We're in a situation at our new building where we have 58 drops but only 48 ports on our switch. Roughly 40 of our drops will be in use, but it's a random selection ranging from 1 to 58. Typically I ...
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What happens when a switch goes offline? and can they be easily exploited through open wifi?

I have two simple questions regarding switches: When a router/ proxy server/ dns host fails, they tend to not allow any packets through. Is this the same with a switch? A switch is connected to 3 ...
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How can I tell if a cisco router is dropping pings due to DOS suspicion or if it's experiencing packet loss?

We use a PRTG server that's connected to a cisco 6500, which feeds a large network of about 1200 switches and radios in a router-on-a-stick topology. In PRTG I'm able to set a 'ping burst' sensor on a ...
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Getting L2 switch info from the data port on a Cisco IP phone?

Here's what I'm trying to do: I'm trying to get the information on which switch/port that a jack wired to. On that jack, there is a Cisco IP phone (7942), and a computer plugged into its data port. ...
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Brocade 6740T connect to management port

I'm having trouble connecting to the management port of my Brocade 6740T switch. Here's my setup: external network --> dumb switch --> Brocade 6740T --> servers | ...
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How to use two different ISP on same LAN with one Ethernet switch?

Sorry if same question is asked on Stackoverflow. I searched and tried some configuration but are not working in my case. I have a LAN with 6 machines which are on same network (each other can be ...
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Setting up a small network with a redundant WAN setup

Asked on the network stack but referred here, partly because lower grade equipment. Small office and we are trying to piece together a network with our two wans (diff ISPs) a switch and a few ...
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HP ProCurve 4208vl - Show PSU information?

I'm working with a few older HP ProCurve 4200-series chassis switches (4204vl and 4208vl). Some of these units have single power supplies, while others have dual power supplies. I'm trying to ...
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Why would command line parameters not be recognized?

I have a small console application written in C# for .NET 4.0. The application takes 2 parameters, either "-run" or "-clr". So it would be called via command line like this MyConsoleApp.exe -run ...
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Vlan trunk between three switches and KVM Guests

I'am trying to find information regarding the appropriate configuration between three switches and KVM. More depth as per diagram. I need to create a tunnel for traffic created on sw1-port5 to be ...
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multiple subnets on the same switch(es), how can I isolate it?

I am by no means an expert when it comes to networking, I've inherited one which I am pretty much sure is wrong and due to my lack of experience I have no idea how to clean it up. The network looks ...
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Getting chunks of high ms when pinging local / external IP addresses?

I am having difficulty identifying what a specific problem with one of your vlaned networks. They have a voip phone which regularly cuts out during long phone calls. I have done several ping tests ...
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Phones on some switches cannot complete DHCP process

Background I have a Windows DHCP server (Server 2008 R2) handing out addresses for several scopes. One of those scopes is for some Mitel IP Phones. The phones are configured to use dhcp option 125 to ...
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Modem, Router, Switch configuration [closed]

I have two switches in different rooms, both wired to a router (LAN ports) which is in turn wired (WAN port) to a cable modem. I want to switch from cable to DSL for cost reasons, but keep the router ...
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Is there a way to query all the mac addresses in a network?

I know this question was flagged "off-topic" and "non-professional", but when creating a gateway or IDS, this might be quite relevant. Also, Google finds nothing usable... There is a thing called ...
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Allowing a device blocked by port-security

Lets say I have port security configured on a switch's ports like this: Secure Port MaxSecureAddr CurrentAddr SecurityViolation Security Action (Count) (Count) ...
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OpenWRT: Redirect traffic from LAN port #4 to specific IP address

I am working with a TP-WR1043ND OpenWRT router which allows port mirroring, as described in the dedicated wikipage. I'm mirroring the WAN port (#0) to LAN port #4. There is no cable in the LAN port ...
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Multiple Computers Running IIS with a Singular Public IP how to handle incoming communications?

At our company, we have three separate servers that house IIS currently. Each of these three servers have the same public IP address and essentially reside on the same network under different subnets. ...
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Must a L3 switch always have an IP address?

I have 3 L3 switches connected as shown below: All devices are in the same subnet and have IP addresses : 192.168.150.X/24 Shouldn't the switches be able to forward traffic without requiring IP ...
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Setting up pfsense on a small business network for firewall use

I have approximately 20 machines that will all be on the same subnet with a pfsense firewall. I have no experience with pfsense, so I am just starting out. I have the following configuration: The ...
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Layer 3 switch redundancy solution (with vlan's, stp)

So basicly I have a setup which I want to get to work but i'm unable to. It's possible I am overseeing a lot of things but let's get to it anyways. The current situation is a network with 4 switches ...