WAN refers to Wide Area Network

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What tool(s) can I use to simulate a WAN for HTTP traffic?

Sometimes I need to simulate a WAN environment between my client and server. I mean, specifically, from most important to least: Total bandwidth limit, Occasional long (many tens of seconds) delays ...
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Will a router allow network traffic from a static IP?

We have some servers in a data center but the data center does not offer a DHCP service. We want to have some computers setup with DHCP and others that have static IP's. Currently our WAN cable going ...
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Troubleshooting Network Speeds — The Age Old Inquiry

I'm looking for help with what I'm sure is an age old question. I've found myself in a situation of yearning to understand network throughput more clearly, but I can't seem to find information that ...
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How should I copy my VM templates between vSphere datacenters?

Background/Environment Architecture: My current environment for $corp_overlords$ is set up in a hub-and-spoke model with a technologically well-endowed home office hub (SAN, bladecenter/bladesystem ...
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Ethernet interface errors

My Ubuntu servers ethernet interface that connectes to ISP's multiplexer shows errors. Here is the snapshot: RX packets:204564288 errors:3193970 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:3138402 ...
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Can I split my colo WAN subnet? /27

I recently started colocating at a datacenter, and they provided me with a /27 subnet, let's say 192.0.2.112/27 , this translates to usable IP's .96 to .127. Because of a requirement in my network, ...
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IP Address Alias

I have a computer behind router with IP 192.168.0.166. I would like to know if it possible to mask real WAN IP to it. So in the end it would be visible as WAN IP but actually not.
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Feasibility of Windows Server 2008 DFS replication over WAN link

We have just set up a WAN link that connects two buildings in our organisation. The link is provided by a 100-Mbps point to point line. We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller on each side ...
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Split access on a Windows Server?

Situation: Two ISP's, need to provide failover redundancy. It seems like the prevailing wisdom when it comes to Windows servers is "don't multi-home". And whenever anyone asks how to do it ...