VLAN or Virtual Lan is the name of the protocol standard from IEEE to 802.1q, which specifies the ethernet requisites to implement an independent area of a LAN isolated from another LAN with a tag on ethernet protocol(Layer 2).

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Dummy VLAN settings and networks issues

I need to speak tomorrow the network engineer and I would like to understand his so apologise for the Dummy question: In the school we have a cab with a 24 port Netgear manageable switch with an ...
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Working with VLANS

So I recently bought a HP ProCurve (managed) switch to start messing around with VLAN's in a lab environment at home. I have a basic VLAN configured, two machines connected to the VLAN on 192.168.1.10 ...
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Vlan config for switches

I am adding 4 HP switches into an environment with vlans. I need to separate 2 data networks and 1 voice network. I am rusty on the tagging, untagged and trunk needs. Each vlan will have its own ...
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How can people from a different VLAN join another VLAN's Active Directory? [closed]

I have two VLANs: uservlan servervlan (where DC Server 2003, webserver exists). I'm using Active Directory. Since the DC is on a different network (VLAN), how do people from uservlan join the ...
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Can I use VLAN for this scenario?

I'm a bit of a noob when it comes to networking so try to bare with me! I have a scenario where I have servers and computers at two different locations, one of the locations require that two ...
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How can I check that my LAN card is VLAN capable?

I am trying to figure out if my PC LAN card is VLAN capable or not. To be precise I want to check if my lan card can c Can I receive VLAN tagged traffic If I can receive , after that can I untag ...
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Difference between VPN and VLAN [closed]

Just curious about know is there any difference between VPN and VLAN? If yes how? Is it possible to setup VLAN and VPN if I have these equipments? I have - 1 dell laptop with wired and wireless lan ...
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Troubleshooting a bad download speed on great Internet connection [closed]

I have a couple machines experiencing an awful download speed on an awesome Internet connection, and for the life of me I can't come up with a rational explanation as to why. Speed test to the local ...
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Multiple devices with same IP address

Is it possible that one computer talks to several devices with the same IP address. I would like to realize this with the following setup: one GNU/Linux box with several virtual interfaces, each is ...
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VMWare Workstation 8 SLES Linux Host and Guest, vlan not being passed through?

I'm running VMware Workstation 8 on SLES 11 x64 host. 4 NICs on host. VLAN set up on private range eg ip 10.2.0.122, vlan ID 10 on NIC 1. Ping in and out fine. Run VM guest, bridged, on host's NIC ...
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Distributing internet access over a small network using Netgear switches to separate user groups [closed]

Here's the setup: in a small office, I have a Netgear DG834 router, with one port hooked up to a GS105e switch, which has 2 PCs and a printer connected to it. A second router port is connected to a ...
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Setting up public AP

I´ve been wanting to set up a public ap and figured I could use my trusty old WRT54GL with DD-WRT and buy another router (with VLAn support) as my main router. The actual sharing would have to be ...
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Creating a dynamic lacp trunk from HP Procurve 2412zl to Proliant DL380 G7

I'm configuring an IEEE 802.3ad (LACP) dynamic trunk from a HP Procurve 2412zl (firmware version K.15.07) switch to a HP Proliant DL380 G7 server. The DL380 has 4 NICs and is running Win2008 R2, so ...
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Vlan issue with linux kernel 3.x

I have a strange issue with linux hosts running kernel 3.x (e.g fedora 16, ubuntu 11.10), I am unable to SSH and traceroute (only tests done currently) hanging when travelling over a vlan network ...
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Do all modern NICs support ethernet frames with VLAN tags?

I read from this site http://www.javvin.com/protocolVLAN.html: Many NICs for PCs and printers are not 802.1Q-compliant. If they receive a tagged frame, they will not understand the VLAN tag and ...
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How to use LAN1 port as second WAN port? (dir-615)

I have STB, internet connection with PPPoE and router D-link DIR-615 with dd-wrt. I want to STB ip will be assign from ISP directly. Or set up iptv something different. P.S. Router is D-link DIR-615 ...
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Two subnets on one switch with no VLAN and possible problems

As far as I know in order to use two subnets on one physical cable VLAN's are recommended. However, is it possible to achieve this (i.e: two subnets on one physical network) like 192.168.1.0/24 and ...
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Issue setting up VLANs on Netgear switch

I am trying to set up a VLAN on my Netgear switch (GS105E). I want to create two separate networks and I want both of them have internet access. My setup is modem connected to router ...
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Browser can only open Google and MSN

I have setup vlan on my router using DD-WRT. Everything works fine except vlan2 computer can only visit google.com and msn.com (they got unable to display the page when visit amazon or ebay). When I ...
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Is this a VLAN or VPN?

If I wanted to connect one network to another network, across the internet I was going to use (something I saw in a diagram on a website) called a "vpn router", which, i got the impression creates the ...
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MAC address based VLAN: How to get the MAC address of a newly attached device?

I am in a network that determines by the MAC address of attached devices to which VLAN the used switch port has to be set to. For regular devices that use DHCP the MAC address can be simply ...
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How to share printer across two VLANS on Cisco WRVS4400N?

As the title says, we have two VLANs at the office, one for authorized users and one for guests. The first VLAN contains some resources that should be only for authorized users, but the printer should ...
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What is the difference between a VLAN and a subnet? [closed]

I have read numerous forums and articles regarding VLANs and subnets. However, I haven't understood the functions of each apart from the following: Subnets allow the segmentation of a network VLANs ...
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Missing Setup->VLAN on DD-WRT Web GUI?

Please note that I've already posted this question on the dd-wrt forums. I am using "DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std" on a WZR-HP-G300NH model Buffalo router. I've found a number of tutorials online ...
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Realtek-NIC with VLAN under Windows always showing UNPLUGGED

I'm running a Win7-Machine and need to configure my NIC to understand untagged and VLAN-tagged packages. I'm using a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller and already installed a common tagged ...
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VLAN configuration utility in Windows 7

Is there any equivalent of Linux vconfig utility in Windows 7? From reading Wireshark docs, I see that Windows doesn't have any built in support mechanism for VLAN. How can you setup Windows ...
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Renaming VLAN Interfaces in Linux

I need to know how to rename VLAN interfaces. I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.04. I'm running a networking application that takes frames on one interface applies things like delays and errors and ...
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VLAN over Wirless MikroTik SXT

I stumbled across a big problem, when I tried to make a VLAN work over a wireless connection between two MikroTik SXTs, and a Wireless AP at the end of this connection. The setup is like that: ...
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Cisco Catalyst 3750 connected to Cisco ASA 5505 and dropping packets

At the office, I have inherited a network that I am still trying to fully comprehend. I have a problem today with a new connection between: A port on a Cisco Catalyst 3750 [WS-C3750G-48TS-S running ...
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IEEE 802.1Q (VLANs): Can a station/host be configured as trunk?

I know that IEEE 802.1Q compliant switches can have their ports configured as access (just accept traffic from one specific VLAN) or trunk (carry traffic from more than one VLAN, it must be specified ...
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Impact of deleting VLAN over Port Admin/oper status?

Is there any use case where deleting a VLAN causes an interface's admin/oper status changed?
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USB Ethernet adapter with VLAN support available? [closed]

I'm looking for a USB Ethernet adapter with VLAN support. It has to work on Windows 7 Enterprise, and allow me to select which VLAN to connect to. Apparently I'm not able to find one on Amazon or ...
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Ubuntu Network Manager and VLAN

On Ubuntu I set up a VLAN on eth5 as eth5.1451. I want to configure it using network manager(nm-applet), but network manager does not see the newly created VLAN? Is there a way to make NM recognize ...
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Setup a VM router in vmware workstation

I have vmware workstation installed on a windows 7 host. I have two guests setup, both of them are Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 64 bit. One guest is connected to my host via the bridged network option. ...
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VLAN setup on my PC

I am bit new to VLAN. I want my two computers communicate through VLAN. I have following queries. As I am new to it my queries may be somewhat vague in some points. But i would like to hear from ...
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Difference between LAN and VLAN

What is difference between LAN and VLAN. Which one is suited for broadcasting messages How to set up VLAN. What are their advantages and disadvantages Edit: If I write a program for VLAN then will ...
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Vlaning on WNR3500L

When I try connecting to my wireless network it attempts to connect then gives up. There's something strange going on with the mac's. The eternet switch and all the vlan interfaces have a mac ...