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

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Connecting to Access Switches Management Console via SSH

In a typical lab setup: [USER] -> [Cisco 2960X] -> [Cisco 3560X] -> [Firewall] -> [Router] 3560X carry all the internal routing, VLANs and is the VTP server. It has below IP settings: Management ...
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Recommended Hardware Setup for VOIP in Small Office with limited internet connection [on hold]

I know there are similar questions and answers on here, but my case relates to a leased small office scenario where we are tied to their internet service and are getting at best 3MB download/upload ...
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Massive packet duplication

Short Version: We've had a problem with a particular server receiving massive duplicates of packets. After much fault finding we found the problem was caused by a switch sending my packet out every ...
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HP 5120 vlan not working

So I have this odd issue with our HP 5120 switches. The VLANs will not pass traffic unless a interface with a IP is assigned to the VLAN. Problem is there is a limit of 8 VLAN interfaces that are ...
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How can I allow NAT from inside to outside and vise-versa when each of my clients will have only one static public IP using an ASA5525-X?

My network topology is pretty basic. My data center provides a router and added a switch just before my cage to provide connectivity to all of the racks. My rack takes the copper drop they provide and ...
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Cisco 3560-X and Bind9 DDNS integration

Experts, In an infrastructure I'm currently working on, we have one Cisco 3560-X as a core switch and an internal Bind9 DNS server. The 3560 is acting as the DHCP server. BIND9 currently has names of ...
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Executing CLI commands in switch using java libraries [closed]

Is that possible execute CLI commands in the switch using java libraries ?
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HP 2510G Loop Protect doesn't work

I have a problem with Loop-Protect on a HP 2510G Switch. I configured Loop-Protect with loop-protect all receiver-action send-disable and set transmit-interval 1 and disable-timer 30. I tested my ...
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Cisco Catalyst 3560 PoE 48 with setting interface to auto qos voip trust

All I'm trying to do is copy the running-config from a Cisco Catalyst 2560 PoE 24, to a Catalyst 3560 PoE 48. This is f0/1 from the original switch: interface FastEthernet0/1 switchport access vlan ...
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Is HP-2920-24g switch compatible with CHEF setup? [closed]

I am using HP 2920-24G switch. In that,I am trying to build the setup for CHEF Client. But it shows error while bootstrapping. Is that HP switch supports CHEF or not?
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Is there a standard managed switch configuration protocol?

is there a vendor-independend managed switch configuration protocol e.g. for creating VLANs that can be run over TCP or serial port?
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No ethernet link with certain combination of devices and cables [migrated]

I have a problem that seems odd to me. I have a small patch panel in my home which is wired to various outlets. Until recently, I was running my router (an Asus RT-N66U) near the panel but am now ...
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Network flow path using spanning tree protocol

I have two machines, A and B, connected via switch S1(master) and s2(slave). I want to measure latency and identify packet flow path from machine A to Switch,switch to machine B. If the link between ...
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HP ProCurve 5406zl does not accept direct attach cable with error “Not an HP Networking transceiver”

I have an HP 5406zl switch running the latest firmware in the non-early release branch (K.15.14.0007, ROM K.15.30) and it is not accepting direct attach SFP+ cables in its SFP+ module. The module is a ...
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Measuring latency with switch and identifying flow path

I have two machines, A and B, connected via switch S1(master) and s2(slave). I want to measure latency and identify packet flow path from machine A to Switch,switch to machine B. If the link between ...
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What is the difference between an accelerated LAN port and a regular non-accelerated port? [closed]

Can someone explain the difference for me? Wondering more about the difference for the end user, but a technical description would also be helpful.
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SG300-52 Remote Management Layer 3 Connectivity

I have a brand new SG300-52. I was able to successfully access my switch remotely when on Layer 2 but once I switched to Layer 3 and reset the switch to factory settings I can no longer configure it ...
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Cannot disable mac restriction on port for HP Procurve 2626

I have a HP Procurve 2626 as the main trunk for several subnets in production. I am a UNIX systems administrator and not a networking guy, but I've worked with cisco switches and some of these HP ...
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ethernet switch makes network down [closed]

I have a D-Link 8-port Ethernet switch which was perfectly working. Since 2 days ago it makes the entire network down. The problem is when I disconnect the cables it runs again and after I connect ...
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What drawbacks does VTP pruning pose?

I'm currently learning a bit about Cisco switch configuration and VLAN configuration, specifically VTP. Reading on Cisco's site, the feature of VLAN pruning appears to not be used on a switch/VTP ...
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NTP Server in Network Switch

Is it possible to set up a Switch to acts an NTP Server for the devices connected to its VLAN ? If so ,how can I implement it my HP Switch A3600 JG299A. I want to do this because I do not have ...
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Production servers can suddenly not access the internet anymore

Problem All Production Servers were suddenly not able to access the internet anymore, while four other Servers connected to the same VLAN and same eth0 settings can. Figure 1: System 1 represents ...
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simple setting for traffic shaping

I have: 2 linux boxes (A, B) 1 switch (S) 1 gateway (G) [I have no control over this one] +---------------+ | switch S +-------+ +---+--------+--+ | | | ...
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HP 5800 VLAN Translation

I have a network of HP 5800. We route customers on different CVLANS but have them all within the same SVLAN. I have a PPPoE server that runs on 1 switch on VLAN 1500. Example: Site1: 1000:2 Site2: ...
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DRAYTEK - VLANs with VLAN tagging switches / router

Our company uses Draytek routers (various models, slowly upgrading to 2860n at each site). We have recently purchased a new site, and want to split the network up into separate VLANs, so as to ...
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How can I use accounting records on cisco ise authorization?

I'm going to switch from windows NPS to cisco ISE for central authorization on the network. I implemented 802.1x & other needed authentications using it. However, on some points, I need to control ...
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Cisco switch, white residue in switch ports

I have 2 cisco small business switches, unknown age and provenance, both have developed a white residue on some of the switch ports as below image: Any ideas what causes this? It looks a little ...
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3x networks, hardware in 2 locations, 1 connection to join them

Sorry it was hard to think of a title for this, so hopefully I can explain my situation. We have hardware (unix servers) on 3 different network subnets. For example: 10.44.1.0 10.44.2.0 10.44.3.0 ...
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What does 'Si' mean with respect to network switches?

I am seeing references to Multilayer Switches with Si as in the network symbol below. What does the 'with Si' qualifier mean?
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Setting Up VLAN on Dell Switches

I need to create a vlan on a dell switch. I'm brand new to vlans, and have a few simple questions. I have the MAC addresses for devices that are plugged into the switch, how can I figure out which ...
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How to install and run Puppet Device in order to configure Cisco Switches and Routers?

According to this documentation it should be possible to configure a Cisco Switch by using the Puppet Module Device. Where could this module be found? Is this module restricted to Puppet ...
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Point of Shared Secrets on RADIUS Servers over a Cisco Switch

I was wondering what the point of Shared Secrets are on RADIUS servers if I set the secret in the Cisco switch configuration. If the supplicant wanting to be authenticated does not have to know it, ...
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Switch crazyness

I have a couple of switches here which gives me a headache. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't the whole thing makes no sense. So I linking 2 vlan capable switches together on a regular access ...
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Gigabit uplink versus regular switch port

I have a 10/100/1000 24-port + 2 mini-GBIC ports switch which I have to link to other switches. Unfortunately, on the other switch all the mini-GBIC slots are taken up, so all I can do is link them ...
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Dell PowerConnect reboot - View unsaved changes?

We have two Dell PowerConnect 7024 on our site and, for scheduled electrical maintenance; we’ll have to switch them off for a couple of hours. This will be our first time doing this and, in order to ...
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Ethernet switch signal quality

Is there a (significant) signal quality difference between ethernet switches? n other words: A 1000base-t, do some switches allow longer cable runs than other switches?
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Designing a secure network layout

Over the last few years I've accumulated a lot of hardware that all currently exists on a flat network. There are a number of devices: my desktop, laptop, and computers of the rest of the people I ...
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Access switch on the LAN from a WLAN connection Sonicwall TZ205

I have a setup like the following Modem >>> Sonicwall TZ205 >>>> Linksys 8 port smart POE switch >>>> Linksys LRT224 When I am on the LAN through a wired connection ...
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Trunk port needs to be tagged or untagged?

I linking 2 different brand of switches (Linksys & Zyxel) through SPF gigabit connector. g4 1G-Combo-F Full 1000 Enabled Off Up Disabled Off It says the link is up but ...
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Intermittent switch failure and data flooding, hardware capacity?

We are using a switch (ZIO-SW500) connected to the building main network and we suffers from intermittent network halt. Normally the network works well. But, sometimes traffic designated to other ...
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RADIUS authentication requests not relayed to RADIUS server

I am trying to set up a RADIUS server for 802.1x NAC over a Cisco IE 3000 Network Switch, using freeRadius to implement it. I know the switch knows where the RADIUS server is because I set up the ...
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How to replace a fan on a 3com SuperStack 4500 unit (and where to find a fan)?

I have a couple 3com SuperStack 4500 switches with failed fans. I am not having luck locating information on HOW to actually replace the fans, or where to find a replacement/what kind. I know what ...
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HP ProCurve 2920 switch stack topology for TWO switches? Ring vs. Chain vs. trunk?

I have a customer whose two HP ProCurve 2910al PoE switches have failed. This was backing a VoIP deployment for a small call center. They are interested in replacement PoE switches, but there's a ...
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Configuring a RADIUS server for 802.1x over a Cisco Switch

I am trying to set up RADIUS authentication over a Cisco switch and I have gone through every tutorial they have. I am able to get the RADIUS server to authenticate when I access the CLI of the Cisco ...
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Determine what MAC addresses are connected to a given port on a Netgear GS724T via SNMP?

In looking through the output of an snmpwalk against our GS724T Netgear switch I was surprised that it doesn't list what MAC address(es) are connected and/or using a given port on the switch. This ...
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Config Cisco 2960-X 3 stack switches [closed]

I'm am in the process of setting up 3 x Cisco 2960-X switches in a stack. I've configured Cisco switches before, but this is the first time I will be configuring them as a stack. Will I only have to ...
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How can I enable debugging in zte switches running

We have recently bought some zte switches, they are affordable and have quite a lot of features. product page. At the moment we are having some issues with STP configurations when connected to a ...
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Voice VLAN Configuration on Cisco SG300

We currently have a single Cisco SG300 switch on our data network. We are introducing a hosted VoIP system. As such we will be installing a second Cisco SG300 (to account for growth and new phones) ...
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Windows mounted network drives slow after upgrading switch

On our small business network our old 10/100 consumer grade switch gave up the ghost, and we replaced it with a proper business-grade gigabyte switch. After wiring it in our Linux and Mac users ...
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Tagged Packets on native VLAN General Port

Scenario a) I have a Switchport (g1) in General-Mode. Say g1 is member of VLAN1 (native, untagged) and VLAN2 (tagged). Another Port (g2) is in Trunk-Mode, and member of VLAN1 and VLAN2 If i send a ...