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What do other nodes do with a switch's packets the first time the packets are sent out? [closed]

I'm a total newbie here and don't know much of anything about Routing and switching, Servers and the like.. so my questions might seem very newbie but please bare with me. When it comes to Switches ...
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LAN routing without vlan tagging?

On my old Allied Telesis router I had a single interface for internal traffic. I had multiple networks talking on this one interface. For example 192.168.2.X was vlan 1-2, and 192.168.3.X was vlan ...
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Switch Loop with Dual NICs?

If I connect two unmanaged Linksys workgroup style switches together (port to port) then I take two NIC's on a server and plug one into one switch and the other into the other switch, will this create ...
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1answer
67 views

Layer 3 switching in data center [closed]

I have currently 3 uplink ports in the data center with 3 different subnets. They connect to 3 servers. I want to make it only 1 uplink and connect it to a switch so ip addresses can be accessible ...
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1answer
338 views

How do I span my WAN subnet to my L3 switch using SonicOS L2 bridge mode? (Sonicwall and JunOS)

I have two sets of ESXi hosts, one set for management and one for tenants. Each ESXi host has 8 nics and four vSwitches. All vSwitches are trunked via aggregated interfaces to a pair of EX in VC mode. ...
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should I add vlans and subnets to the other sites?

I have 6 sites all connected via a 20mb fiber ring. There is 1 dhcp server and wan connection at site1 and the netblock is 10.1.0.0/16 which is enormous. As you can tell all sites grab an IP from ...
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Is it possible to assign a VLAN to an alias of network interface in pfsense?

My goal is to build a redundant pfSense cluster (as described in this article : http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Configuring_pfSense_Hardware_Redundancy_(CARP) The problem is that i only have 2 ...
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1answer
156 views

cisco 3825 to 3825 routing question

I have 2 cisco 3825 routers connected to two cisco 3560 switches. One is currently our main router with 3 /22 public addresses and the usual slew of rfc1918 address space routed around for internal ...
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protocol based switching / routing?

I have run into a snag with a network design project I'm working on. Our internal network is 192.168.1.x. We have two gateways out of our network, #1 is .20 and #2 is .52. Normally you could pick and ...
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Hubs/switches taking out switches?

Here's the issue...we have a network with a lot of Cisco switches. Someone plugged in a hub on the network, and then we started seeing "weird" behavior; errors in communication between clients and ...
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1answer
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Difference between Bridging, Switching, Forwarding a frame? [closed]

What is the Difference between Bridging, Switching, Forwarding a frame? What is the difference between Control Plane Vs Forwarding Plane and Slow path Vs Fast Path? How are the above terms related to ...