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

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Switch Configuration - values for Packet Storm Protection / Storm Constrain / Storm Control

I want to enable the Storm Constrain Feature of our switches (mainly hp 1910) in order to increase network stability in case of packet storms. my interface lets me configure 3 types: Broadcast ...
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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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Fastest link between two TP-Link JetStream TL-SG3424P Switches [on hold]

I have 2 of these situated approximately 25 meters apart - what's the most performant method of connecting them together - straight CAT 6 or utilising the SFP ports?
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Replacing 100 MB Network Hub with a Gigabit Switch [on hold]

Our current network setup is a modem within the ONT box from Verizon FiOS which has 29 static IP addresses. We get 165 Mb per second from Verizon... This is connected to a Netgear 100 Mbps hub. This ...
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Does Netgear Prosafe XS712T switch supports Openflow?

Is Netgear Prosafe XS712T smart switch Openflow enabled? Or if its not is there a suitable way to make it openflow enabled? I looked into its manual and data sheet but couldn't find anything useful. ...
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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 ...
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Cisco SG300 SNTP servers always down

I'm trying to setup the SNTP of a new Cisco SG300-48 Switch in L3 mode. So far I have enabled the Main Clock Source (SNTP Servers) option (Administration -> Time Settings), set my time zone and ...
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3Com 3CDSG8 Serial Console Input Not Working

I have a 3Com 3CDSG8 Office Connect Managed Gigabit Switch. I am trying to restore factory defaults. I don't have original rj45 to db9 connector cable. So i am trying to make a new one to connect ...
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Alcatel 7210 SAS-D boot loop

I was given Alcatel Lucent 7210 SAS-D that a previous user(s) messed up. When I'm booting it, it keeps looping in the console over and over. Here's the text it keeps looping: ...
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Redirect traffic through a computer to another connected to the same switch

I am trying to setup a single sender, single bottleneck and single receiver network. Network Image The router in the image is a computer that has ip_forwarding enabled. PC1 has the default gateway ...
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Add non-flex switch to existing switch stack

I have an existing stack consisting of two CISCO 2960-S series switches. They are connected using the flex-stacking cables in the back, the top one being the master and the lower being the slave. I ...
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Default gateway config in FlexFabric 5700

We've taken delivery of a brand new set of shiny FlexFabric 5700 10GbE switches. I've read through the config and setup guides provided by HP and they're great, except that they outright lie about ...
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BroadCom 5720 Multi-Switch Connection failing to achieve full bandwidth

We have following Setup: 2 redundant Dell 2848 Switches, identically configured and connected via 8-Port LAG on Ports 41-48. 2 identically setup Dell R730 with BroadCom 5720. Operating System is ...
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enable lacp mode active on isr 2951

Any idea if ISR 2951 support LACP ... i don't see any cli command to enable it. My router IOS version is 15.2(4)M7. Can you help please. below is my config: interface Port-channel1.1 description ...
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Is there a Cisco IOS command for finding out the serial number of a switch / router?

I am doing an inventory of all of our switches and I was wondering if there's a Cisco IOS command that will return the serial number for a switch and router? Thanks in advance!
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Dell PowerConnect Link Aggregation Failover Failed

We are a small office with two Dell PowerConnect 5548 switches that, together, cover all of our servers and hosts. I had them connected using ports 47 and 48, which I placed in a LAG. Port 47 was ...
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Display port security state of an HP 3COM 5120 switch port

I'm using an HP-A5120-24G-SI switch and I'm asking how to obtain the current state of the port-security module for a certain port. I'm able to view the current settings using display port-security ...
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Switches without SFP and with SFP

So I am looking at two different rackmount switches, one I do not have SFP ports on there and one that does. Would it be possible to have those two switches linked up through just looping through ...
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Enterasys S8 switch shows tbp port

When I see sh port status on Enterasys s8 switch, it given me list of tbp ports as follows: tbp.0.1 down up other tbp.0.2 down ...
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Unable to add allowed VLANs to trunk and port not trunking

I am unable to add any VLANS to be allowed on trunk and the port is not trunking. I've tried: Switch0#configure terminal Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. ...
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Unable to remove a port from default VLAN

I am unable to remove a port from my default VLAN. I've tried: Switch(config)#interface FastEthernet 0/1 Switch(config-if)#no switchport access vlan 1 It has no errors but when I check it using: ...
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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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Is it possible to mount these pieces of equipment vertically, together? [closed]

I have a Cisco 2811 and 2950 and a Dell PowerEdge R720 server. I have the 2811 and the 2950 in a wall mount that holds the two pieces of equipment vertically (the jacks are facing upwards). I'm ...
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Is this a switch loop?

I have a quesion regarding creating switch loops. I have 1 server with 2 network cards (nic1 and nic2) and 2 switches (sw1 and sw2) Question: Am I creating a switch loop if I connect nic1 to sw1 and ...
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Brocade FCX648-I In password recovery process

Brocade FCX648-I In password recovery process I get to a Monitor> prompt. The password recovery instructions tell me to assign a new password at this point but doesn't tell me how. There is a link to ...
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Configure Juniper M320 as Ethernet/STM transparent converter

There is Juniper M320. We need to move ALL the traffic from one port to another. Everything that comes to one port goes to another and vice versa. No snooping or any other processing is required. One ...
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DHCP Requests cannot get through Switch

First a little about the network setup: We are a smaller department of a larger school. We have 7 offices with TP-Link managed switches as well as 20 APs and 24 classrooms. The switches, APs and ...
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VMWare distributed switch, VMs from different hosts cannot ping one another

I am using ESXi 5.1 in the hosts, I have setup a distributed switch with corresponding uplink and port groups. When migrating to distributed switch, it seems that VMs from the same host can ping one ...
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Domain network not recognized after replacing switches (Domain Controller or Switch)

I had difficulties with our network speed, we still had 100MBit switches so we made a change and replaced our 3 switches with some nice new ones (1 central 16 port going to 2 switches with 24 ports). ...
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Wireless Client missing from MAC table

I am currently having problems with Wireless Clients loosing network connectivity, though still displaying a connection to their Wireless Access Point. I have 4 Wireless APs, each a Cisco WAP321 ...
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HP Procurve 2920 VLANs with DHCP cannot ping

I have problem setting up working VLANs and DHCP server on HP Procurve 2920. My problem is that I cannot even ping computers between VLANs with static ip addresees. winXP pc on VLAN101 with ...
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Cisco switch: is it possible to add a user, which would be able to modify a single specific port?

Is it ever possible to delegate control over a single switch's port to an end user? Here's the situation: let's say a company offers colocation service. Each client's server is connected so a port on ...
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How to determine if auto negotiation with switch is finished

When I connect ubuntu network interface to cisco switch, the ports of switch and ubuntu starts auto negotiation. I need to know if auto negotiation is finished or not. The easy way is ping & ...
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Netgear GS724T - all lights are always on [closed]

I have a Netgear GS724T "Smart" switch. When I power it on, all the lights come on. I have tried a factory reset, but this has not changed the behaviour of the switch. Has this switch failed, or is ...
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Why don't TP-Link 24x-switches propagate clients when cascaded in two?

I'm behind two TP-Link switches those are cascaded behind a TP-Link router, which is in turn behind a consumer router that works as in modem only mode. Clients connected to the first switch work ...
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Configuring Allied Telesis AT-9000/28

I am trying to configure an Allied Telesis AT-9000/28. It comes with an RJ-45 to DB-9 connector but my computers lack a serial port. What are my options? I'm on the LAN/same subnet, can I network in ...
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DNS settings on managed switches in LAN

We have a Windows 2008 server that is connected to a managed switch with about 15 Cat5e connections and three fiber branches that go to different parts of campus. At each of these parts there is ...
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Cisco Catalyst 3750 disable Factory default reset with Button press

The Catalyst 3750 Series switch has a front panel button which erases the config and reboots the switch if pressed more than 10 seconds. In a dense Rack it happened more than once to me that cables ...
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Can a faulty switch connected to the core switch block an entire network?

I encountered the following situation: The network I administer was blocked, and this was traced down to a specific rack, after I reseted both switches, everything worked. I supposed it was the core ...
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Interconnecting a fiber optic switch with a copper switch

What would be the best way to connect from a "fiber optic only" switch to a regular copper rj45 switch? Which of the configurations shown in the attached diagram would work properly? Should I go for a ...
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OpenWRT router as a switch with DNS

We have a router (8 ports) that serves our church (it also is our modem with ADSL2 etc) and handles our DHCP services. I've needed to extend our network to accomodate another 2 ports, so an extra ...
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How many times does switch calculates FCS?

Does a switch calculate the Frame check sequence (FCS) before sending packets? Because packet shouldn't change, so FCS should also stay the same.
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Switch troubles - Cisco Catalyst 2950T 24

At my new workplace, thanks to the old system administrator, we have an unused Cisco Catalyst 2950T 24 (two gigabit ports, 24 100Mbit ports). It was used in a quite weird setup (the place has two ...
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Backplane of a switch [closed]

How to practically find the back plane capacity of any Ethernet switch ? Also how to calculate the maximum TX and Rx load on trunk port of switch . And calculation of memory and processor utilization ...
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2x uplinks in HSRP - how to setup switch?

Our ISP provides us with 2x 10G uplinks, and they use HSRP on their end. We see incoming traffic (load balanced) on both ports, but outgoing from us is only via one port. We only run L2 on our side ...
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SFP+ Cable From Uplink Port to SFP+ 10Gb NIC

I have a specific question about using a this 2m passive SFP+ cable to connect the 10Gb uplink port on a switch to a NIC in a server. Switch: Netgear GS752TXS Server NIC: HP NC522SFP I'm fairly ...