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Network Design For small office [closed]

First time network designer needing some help with practicing with designs. Here is what I'm trying to implement to help me work out how to do others down the road. The ISP will provide a public /27 ...
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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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Subnetting design for a new building? [closed]

A building with 4 floors, each floor is divided as follows; 15 users for accounting, 15 users for finance and 15 users for marketing (i.e 45 user in each floor). Data center is located on the ground ...
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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? thanks jcyang
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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 ...