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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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1answer
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Is there a device with multi auxiliary (AUX) ports to configure multiple devices

Level: Beginner Sorry for the confusing title. I shall try to explain my best to explain my question. Question: Is there a networking device named X that has multiple AUX ports so that I can connect ...
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2answers
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Difference between trunk and tagged port

I am reading some wikipedia articles and RFC 5517, studying VLANs, and I don't recognize the difference between a trunk port and a tagged port. From what the material I am reading says, a tagged ...
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1answer
139 views

Programmatically interfacing with Managed switches (Cisco 3750)?

I work at an organisation that has a few thousand computers and around 100 switches. To help with the stock take for the computers I would like to programmatically access the managed switches to find ...
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1answer
158 views

Firewall connected to a switch using 2 ports (LAN & DMZ), but switch management talks on DMZ port

Someone let me know if I'm off track here. I'm setting up a firewall with 3 ports configured (WAN, LAN, and DMZ). The LAN and DMZ ports both connect to the same switch, on which I will configure a ...
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2answers
231 views

Is there a way to tell a device name (computer name) which connects to the internet jack from a wall without accessing the switch to find out?

I'm not familiar with networking and have been trying to search for info online. From what I have found, there's no possible way to find out the particular physical port of a switch that a computer is ...
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1answer
330 views

Multiple vlans access to shared pbx system

I'm new to networking and was looking for some assistance. First off I'm using packet tracer to diagram my scenario as I will be receiving my equipment next week to deploy. Hardware to be used: 2 ...
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3answers
310 views

TCP Port prioritizing on switch/router (QoS)

I have some HP ProCurve series Switch. There is a QoS option for prioritize traffic by TCP/UDP port. I set two ports: one with highest priority and another with lowest. Then I performed tests to ...
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1answer
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DELL PowerConnect 6248 switch - Admin Port Speed 1000M nowhere to be found

This is driving me crazy. I'm configuring the switch from the web interface. Under: Switching > Ports > Port Configuration I disable 'Auto Negotiation', I set the 'Admin Duplex' to 'FULL', I click ...
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3answers
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How do I test the increased bandwidth after setting up LACP?

I have setup LACP, and LAG on our Netgear Switches (GS724T). I have bound(?) two ports together to create one 2Gbps connection between two of the switches. I was wondering if there is a way of ...
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1answer
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Netgear GS724T port issue between two switches

We have three 24 port (Gigabit) Netgear GS724T switches which are connected in the following way: SW-003 > SW-001 > SW-002 The port on SW-002 that connects to Sw-003 is constantly ...
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1answer
361 views

vlan 1 and 1002-1005 in a trunk connection-should they be allowed?

If I have a trunk connection that should allow only two VLANs(100 and 200 for example), is it neccessary to also allow the default vlan 1 or VLANs 1002-1005. I am trying to configure a switch port for ...
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2answers
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Managed switch, what is the purpose of the two gigabit ports?

We have a managed switch that has been installed by phone engineers as part of our new IP phone system. The switch in question is a Nortel 2550T-PWR Ethernet Routing Switch 2550T-PWR with 24 ...
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3answers
349 views

How to access a particular port in managed switch?

I have serial console data; I have planned to plug the serial console cable to one of the port of managed switch. Is it possible to access only to that particular port using telnet to that switch? So ...
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3answers
1k views

Is there anyway to connect to a Switch/Router console port with a RJ45-RJ45 cable?

Normally i connect to the console port with a RJ45 -> Serial cable. (Using a SerialtoUSB adapter if im in my notebook). But for curiosity... Is there any way to connect to a console port using a ...
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1answer
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Can i plug SFP Transceiver into SFP+ port?

I`m talking about DELL PowerConnect 6248 here. For Module 1 bay you can buy PowerConnect 6xxx SFP+ Module supports up to two SFPs (no SFPs included) Can i plug into these those Transceivers that are ...
5
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8answers
3k views

Looking for a small, portable, port-mirroring ethernet switch

I recently had a mac go haywire, taking half a minute or more to get www.google.com loaded. Getting its owner to give up the machine for repair was like pulling teeth - they were insisting that it ...