A network switch or a hub is a computer networking device that connects network segments.

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Make a computer switchover

Setup is 2 PCs both with dual NIC. I have written a program which accepts UDP packets on one NIC on a machine and then chucks it out on the other NIC. Ive written a program in VB6 to perform this ...
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How can use One media convert to give internet connection to 4 houses?

Can I use one media converter to give internet access to 3 houses near my. My ISP saying he will be needing 2 media converts at each home with 8 port switch at each home. is it necessary? I mean can't ...
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Strange issues with AP and printers on network

i have a TpLink WA901ND using it as access point, connected to a simple 8 ports switch and one of these ports is connected to a network printer. My Access point has this class of ip: IP: ...
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How to remove redundant point from language switching?

I have 2 languages in my OS and I have 3 points when I click on language in tray: Sometimes when I switch language(ctrl+shift) I switch between rus(rus) and rus(us) and sometimes between rus(us) ...
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Share a server and a printer to different routers?

I have 2 different internet provider (#1, #2), both are connected to routers. On the router from provider #1 i got 1 server and 1 printer connected and i have acess to both (server, printer) since ...
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How to Make a Portable Internet USB Device with Wifi Capability to Send all the data first to some particular device and then to other clients?

I have a portable internet USB device which can also throw wifi signals. All type of clients are usually connected to this device through wifi including PCs and Android devices. Is there any way that ...
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I cant get VLAN tagging to work and I don't know why?

I have a pfsense router, an ubiquiti uap lite and a tplink sg105e switch. Well on my AP, I have 2 wifi networks. Home and guest. I set guest to have a VID of 30. Then I went onto the switch. I ...
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Will a router's DHCP/ARP table show a network switch?

My network setup: wan > pfsense router > switch > unifi AP Well I just got the switch. Brand new. I'm trying to set it up, but it's showing two IP addresses. The switch config utility says "IP ...
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Do all switches support VLAN tagging?

I want to buy a switch. I'm looking at one right now on Amazon. I also looked at the specs for the model but it doesnt mention anything about VLAN tagging. Does it just not support it?
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Will this setup cause a Bottleneck Connection / Speed issues?

I'll have one cat6 cable running from my router to a switch. That switch will then give internet and network access to 5+ devices. Will this cause a bottleneck / anything negative if all devices are ...
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Solutions for connecting two routers to a switch

I have an ADSL modem (bridge mode) that connects to a router for providing internet connection all over my place. Some days ago, I bought a dual-band router expecting to get less interference at 5 GHz ...
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How do I diagnose intermittent connection drops?

I'm continuously retrieving data from a remote sensor connected over Ethernet via a switch. I see that about twice per hour, the connection breaks down for a couple of seconds. I know that the remote ...
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Switch caused problems to the network

I used the TP-LINK 5-Port 10/100/1000Mbps Desktop Switch to replace an old switch and connect some devices in my network. After that, many computers had connectivity problems and in general the ...
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Should my router bandwidth log “see” traffic between two devices on the same switch?

I am troubleshooting some networking issues. I have an Nvidia Shield TV connected to the same switch as a secondary router (in AP mode only, as the primary router is handling DHCP) with a connected ...
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How does a switch's MAC layer behave when both nodes are at different speed and duplex

I have a network which is connected like this : PC1 | | (auto neg) | Switch1 | | (10 Mbps Half) | Switch2 | | (auto neg) | PC2 then everything works fine. Now I just want to know how does switches ...
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Access to Private IP Addresses without exposing them on a network

I have 4 ethernet devices contained in one system. There are several systems connected on the ethernet network; I would like to use the exact same ip addresses internally with in each system. . I can ...
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TrendNet TEG-S16D port to Unifi AP freezes causing connectivity loss

I needed more ports so I upgraded from a TEG-S80DG to a TEG-S16D (unmanaged switch btw) and started encountering this problem. The port which is connected to a Unifi AP is "freezing" causing all ...
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Cannot ssh from host to guest os in Virtual Box

I have a windows machine with virtual box installed. I have ubuntu VM within the virtual box. If I setup my vm's network to use NAT, and setup port forwarding to forward from my localhost to the ...
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POE switch to AP no power

I have a POE TP-Link Switch (TL-SG1008P) and Im trying to power on on a TP-Link AP (TL-WR743ND) through CAT6 Cabling. Ive tried to connect switch and AP direct (no patch panel or modules) and still no ...
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Switch Trafficking

I'm running a simulation in riverbed modeler, and I've got two broadcasting domains each having one Ethernet advanced hub and 16 Ethernet advanced stations connected to it through 10BaseT links. ...
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Guest Wireless Network via VLAN configuation issues

I am attempting to set-up a guest WiFi network on a Netgear WAC720 access point. This is only a lab set up for proof of concept. I am not 100% on the VLAN configuration, so I may be missing something. ...
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Layer 3 switch with ACL or firewall

I have a layer 3 switch with VLANs that have ACL, do I need to get firewall hardware or will ACL do? This is for a home network.
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How can I limit ethernet speed via hardware?

Let's say I have a google fiber. Can I have a modem that is connected to a switch that is connected to many routers and have the connection speed split randomly between the routers? If so, how and ...
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SSH permission denied in a closed system with twin machines

I have a network with 3 machines: one server (192.168.200.1) connected to the outside world and two twin machines (192.168.200.2 and 192.168.200.3) connected to server through a switch (default ...
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will a WAP work through a passive switch

I have a Comcast modem/router that currently provides internet to my house, but I want to upgrade and add a WAP and some ethernet drops around. I have set up networks before, but I have never done ...
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What are the differences between a private network and a subnetwork?

And what are the advantages of creating subnetworks if computers are assigned different IP addresses from the same range and can communicate with each other also with switches?
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When a computer wants to send a IP packet to another computer in the same network, how does it know the destination MAC address of that host?

I know that switches are better than hubs because they can forward an Ethernet frame exactly to the host that has that specific destination MAC address. However, when two computers communicate, they ...
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Router cannot ping an IP-Camera attached to a switch

My router cannot ping an IP-Camera attached to a switch. Therefore I cannot reach this IP-Camera from over the internet using port forwarding. Other PCs can ping the IP-Camera within the network. ...
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How to give desktop internet to wireless modem

I just bought K-PIX broadband connection. I have a desktop computer, a wireless modem with 4 LAN port (450TC1 model) and a LAN cable. I also have a wireless USB dongle. My modem does not have RJ45 ...
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Segmented home LAN

I'm currently re-organising my home network. Current setup is pretty much Evil Internet <--> Modem <--> WiFi-Router <--WiFi--> Printer, Laptops etc. There's other devices on the ...
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How to fix blank screen in a VGA switcher?

I just now bought a Köning VGA switch (Model name:CMP-SWITCH51), for I can SWITCH between my monitor and my ps4. The first problem was, a out of range message, which came from my video card, but ...
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Home networking issue

I would like to put a wireless router in the main part of my house and a switch in the garage to avoid clutter and so I can have better wireless connectivity within the house for wireless devices. My ...
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Linux server acting as router for network switch (LAN party)

I'm going to be hosting a LAN party as part of a youth group and need to set up a small wired network (about 10 people) for the players to access the server where the game files are held for ...
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Best way to setup a SoHo set of unmanaged switches

Sorry for what is probably the most basic question in regards to networking - but I've been finding a lot of contradicting advice both online and from colleagues. I've just moved into my new house and ...
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Ping Request Timeout when AP connected to the network

Currently I have Rv320 router connected to the internet e900 cisco Wi-fi router as Access Point conected with DD-WRT to the Rv320 Hp 1920 switch connected to the Rv320 The problem is that I'm ...
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Host connected to Cisco 3750 L3 switch and 3825 router cannot connect to the internet

My environment consists of a Cisco WS-3750-24T-S L3 switch, a Cisco 3825 integrated services router, and a host connected to the switch. The host is a virtual machine in ESXi that is tagged as VLAN ...
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Linksys Router not connecting to internet through switch

I am setting up a new Linksys WRT610N router, and I connected it to my Apple Airport Extreme, and it connected to the internet perfectly. But I set up a Netgear GS108 switch, connected it to the ...
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Cisco SF95D-08 switch config

I bought a Cisco SF95D-08 switch, but it seems that all of them are RJ45 Ethernet ports Does it mean that I cannot configure the switch?
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Wifi Router Netgear DG834N and switch Netgear GS108GE ProSafe Switch don't talk to each other

I own the hardware described in the title, a WiFi router and a switch. WiFi Router and switch and connected using a cable. From a laptop I can connect to WiFi network just fine and browse the ...
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Determining fastest LAN speed

Hey guys I'm doing my homework and I don't understand this question. If anyone can help me solve or point me in the right direction would be much appreciated. The question is: if I have a 1Gbps NIC, ...
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One-armed home router with cheap smart managed switch and cable modem?

My question is if such a setup would work: A cable modem, several LAN machines as well as the router/server (Linux box, with just 1 port) connect to a cheap smart managed switch such as the TP-Link ...
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Configuring switch as a patch panel

I have 24-port gigabit HP 2824 switch and 4 servers in a 42U rack that I want to put online. University's policy is that no switch should be attached "to the wall" (a good policy). I want to run 4 ...
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Router not listing devices connected through POE switch

I have an ASUS RT AC66U and a TP-Link Archer C9 (AC1900) router. I have 4 cameras with static IP addresses connected through a POE switch. If I connect the POE switch to my TP-Link with its default ...
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Access local VM from an external device

I have a local VM that hosts my website. The private IPv4 address of the VM is 192.168.10.120/24; I can access the website both locally to the VM and on the main machine by typing 192.168.10.120:80 in ...
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AP doesn't work properly with D'link dgs switch

I purchased D'Link (dgs 1210 28 ) rack switch to connect 4 AP with a router temporary (Network will extend soon). After I plugged the Data server and the Router into the switch the lights became ...
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How to check my network to keep it without problems [closed]

I have 3 networks with 3 different switches. But all the switches have their LED light blinking permanently. A technician came and told me "Wow, you have very heavy problems with the collisions on ...
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What is the bandwidth through an uplink port when using link aggregation on a switch?

To use link aggregation you need a smart managed or managed switch. I'm wondering if you really could get 2 Gbps if you aggregate two 1 Gbps port. Full duplex is on each port but the upstream port ...
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Watchguard firewall with DHCP

I have a watchguard with the ip address of 192.168.1.254/24 (DHCP disabled) and all the user will get IP from Window 2008 DHCP Server [192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.250] /24. Now I need to increase network ...
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Route existing network connections to new location?

This is a home situation. Have 20 devices throughout the house wired into the basement into a HP gigabit switch (with support for 2 fiber connections). Switch also has my router/cable model plugged ...
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Alcatel SR (7210) vlan configuration

Not sure this is the right place to post. Leave a comment and I can copy the question. I am very new to Alcatel SRs so any help will be appreciated... I have an Alcatel 7210 on which I receive dot1Q ...