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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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Is there a way to setup alerts for a failed DFS topology connection?

I have a large DFS structure setup between multiple remote sites and multiple hub servers in a full mesh topology. Each remote site has its own namespace or namespaces and replication group. I have an ...
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Does using a peer topology mitigate the risk of server failure?

My client manufactures a medical device that takes various measurements of a given sample and writes the results to a database. The amount of data generated is relatively small. In the current ...
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What servers do I need to set up the following simple scenario? [duplicate]

I've founded a start-up recently and am about to add a little structure to it, regarding management, communication and data. I am a software developer and do not know any details about server ...
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Websphere ND Dmgr - Application Server collocation advantages and disadvantages

In a Websphere Network Deployment Architecture, what would be the drawbacks of collocating a deployment manager server with one or more managed application servers on the same host? In other words, ...
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Several border firewalls in the same network [closed]

I'm currently analyzing the consequences of multipath connections for the firewalls. In that context, I'm wondering if it's really uncommon to have several firewalls at the borders of a network to ...
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Windows 2008 Domain Multiple Sites/Subnets What Should Be Considered

I am currently setting up a remote office that will be connected to our HQ via a P2P connection. We leverage a Windows AD Domain, and I wanted to know what would motivate someone to migrate from a ...
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Revealing neighbors via SNMP on cisco switches

Is there a common way to obtain information about neighboring devices from a cisco switch, provided that we're using SNMP, and CDP is completely off? I may be on a totally wrong track here, so I ...
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Network structure and topology advice

As per a few prior questions - I am in the process of splitting a server with a variety of role into individual servers with one role per server. I have now got the following servers/roles setup: ...
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MySQL in star topology

I have one central database with all the data in MySQL 5.1-lastest-stable. I want to hook up multiple clients in a master-master relationship. Question How do I setup a star topology with 1 central ...
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Looking for a tool to plan network/vlan topologies [closed]

I'm looking for a tool (desktop or web-based) that we can use to plan our network topologies using VLAN's. Something capable of defining switches, and mapping VLAN's to the ports and allowing use to ...
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What is the best network design for a new multi-floor building?

Specifics: 4 floors. Floors consist of central cubicle area and exterior offices pre-wired to wiring closet on each floor. IT data center will be located on 1st floor Conduit exists in building ...
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What software exists to map a network?

We have an internal network that can be -- at best -- described as a bit baroque. More and more of it is known, but the structure is not clear and not well documented. What I'd like is a graphical ...
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Design of a hosting network

I am sketching a network design for a KVM hosting site, preparing for hundreds of virtual guests. In our current design, every customer (no matter if physical or virtual) reside on their own VLAN to ...
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network topology including many services

I know this is yet another question on how to setup network but I hope you are not bored of such questions yet. The site is also an office, so it includes windows dc, windows ad, exchange, sql, file ...
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Ethernet: network topology

Consider a standard GigE network switch. In order to do the switching, presumably it needs to maintain a map of MAC addresses of all things that exist on the network to its (switch's) port numbers. ...
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Best practice for Exchange 2010 HA topology considering 6 x Exchange licenses and TMG 2010

What would be best topology considering that: 6 x Exchange 2010 Standard Licenses 2 x Separate locations that are supposed to support redundancy in case of link problems 4 x Forefront TMG 2010 with ...
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What is the best network topology for a small sized school network?

We've already implemented an extended star network with a central server but we were wondering how we can improve it.
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Consumer board for 4* commodity cluster in tetrahedral back-to-back GB-lan topology

I'm not very sure what consumer board to choose for such a configuration. Im planning to build one or more "Beowulf-like cluster" (starting with one for testing), one such cluster consists of four ...
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Does it makes sense to use a single physical box in both DMZ and Secured Zone

I was sitting in a presentation where I was told it is ok to have a physical box (virtualized into two) where one resides in the DMZ zone and the other resides in the secured zone. I found that such ...
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How Packets are absorbed in a ring connection?

In a bus topology you have a terminator which absorbs unused packet(noise).What happens in the case of a ring topology?
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Microsoft Forefront Management Gateway 2010 - Which topology to choose for monitoring only server?

I've installed Forefront and wanted to use it as monitoring traffic solution until we decide to put it as a router. I've 2 nic's assigned to this virtual machine. One NIC has connected port which is ...
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How do ring and bus network connect to router?

Sorry this is probably a very silly question, but for some reason i am confused. How does a LAN with bus or ring topology connect to a router and other LANs? For example in a star network they all ...
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how to request/acquire all records from a DNS?

I want to see what nodes exist under a certain domain from within the domain. Short of querying every valid ip address within that domain, is there a way to get all records/map the network?
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MySql Replication with a star topology

My company currently operates in 3 separate locations connected by slow vpn links. Each site hosts a dedicated MySql server. I need to aggregate the data from all three of them onto a single server ...
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Setup MSSQL replication with peer to peer topology: problem setting up Conflict Detection

I'm setting up a SQL Replication strategy, using MSSQL2008 with peer-to-peer publications (2 servers, each one subscribes to the other). I followed this HOWTO from MSDN, and the setup seems to be ...
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Programmer configuring a new network [closed]

I'm in the process of expanding my home network from a couple of laptops on a wireless Verizon FiOS router to include: Linksys 24-port switch Cisco Pix 515 Cisco 3640 router One new development ...
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Challenges w.r.t. proximity between application hosted outside Amazon and Amazon persistence services (SimpleDB & S3)

This is about hosting a web portal. Earlier my topology was entirely based on Amazon AWS but the price factor (especially for EC2) now makes me re-think. I'll now quickly come to what I have ...
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Are token-ring networks still in use? What products are available?

I'm looking for some materials on current usage of token-ring network? Is there any token-ring device in the market? If there is, what are the names?
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Tool or IconSet to visualize network topology

I'm looking for a tool or IconSet do create a picture of a network topology. The network doesn't exist, so I don't need a tool that scans a network and creates a picture of that network. It would be ...