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

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Excel Switch Statement with Ranges

I need to populate a column (say A) based on the value in another (say B). However, B can have a range of values and I need to populate A based on where the value in B falls. I've tried the following ...
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USB C (Thunderbolt) Selector Switch [closed]

I currently have a Docking station that connects all my peripherals (like dual monitors, keyboard, mouse etc) to my laptop via a USB C connection. However, with work I will have an additional 2 ...
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Will a 10Base-T Hub slow down a 1000Base-T Switch?

My network hardware consists of a Fiber ONT, an OpenWRT-based gigabit router, and a Zyxel GS1200-8 gigabit managed switch. I have assorted 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices connected to the Zyxel. All ...
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Connecting GigabitEthernet port to FastEthernet, no speed reduce?

I was reading this question. The top answer said: Gigabit or 100Mbit (or 10Mbit) will be decided on a link-by-link basis, and it is possible to mix the two within a network. Each router/switch should ...
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What is the purpose of ethernet ports on a business router or home router?

In some research I did on the internet, I found the information that the ethernet ports of a router are used to create different networks, this can be done by connecting switches to each ethernet port ...
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Addresses of Computers Connected to an Unmanaged Switch

I've done a lot of googling, and I think I am using terrible terminology, because I haven't found what I'm looking for. I'm no networking professional, or even an amateur... Stack Overflow removed my ...
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Accessing Marvell switch via remote management interface

I have 88E6341 Marvell Ethernet switch. I cannot access its MDIO and according to the datasheet the switch has remote management via Ethernet which I'm interested to use to diagnose connectivity ...
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Switch Netgear XS748T does not detect link

I am having some issues setting up a switch in my lab. There is a 1-Gigabit ethernet line avalaible and I have a Netgear XS748T 48-port switch (only supports 1G and 10G ethernet links). Everything is ...
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Is it possible to restrict client-to-client communication on a switch?

I have a linux machine acting as a router with a wifi interface (hostapd) and multiple ethernet interfaces bridged together. I want to add multiple smart home devices to the network. What I am trying ...
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Networking switch vs router connection issue

This is a very simple and stupid problem but I can't get around it. I asked it on the NetworkEngineering exchange but I was recommended to post it here. I am having an issue with one connection from a ...
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vlan for ip cameras and nvr

I had an existing tcp/ip network setup and I added 4 ip cameras and an nvr to it. The traffic load went up and I had some performance issues especially to the routers. As a solution I thought to add ...
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A wrongly configured network

There are allegedly six mistakes in the following network: I was able to identify four: Host A4's IP address 192.168.10.40 is subnet A's broadcast address. Host A5's IP address 192.168.10.39 is ...
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Unifi pro switch without controller

We have a UniFi Switch Pro 48 PoE and we want to use it without a unifi controller but when we connect to the switch and change the configuration it is not saved, after a reboot the configuration is ...
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No connection to end device via switch

I have the switch D-Link DGS-105 at home and a very simple setup. In this switch there is a cable that goes to my router, one to an access point, one to my pc and one to my laptop. But now I think my ...
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How to make vEthernet (Default Switch) appear in Network Connections of Control Panel again?

In my Windows 11 machine I do not see the vEthernet (Default Switch) shown in the Network Connections of the Control Center (Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections) or Settings (...
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Network switch stops working until power cycled, but replacing the switch and the router changes nothing

My home network setup is: Modem---Router---Wireless device |-Wireless device |-... \-Unmanaged network switch---Wired device ...
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Wifi access point with two VLANs - How to prevent cross communication between VLANs

I have a small network and have a separate network for quests/IOT (VLAN 2), and a main VLAN (VLAN 1). I want to restrict access between the two VLANs for security reasons. My current setup (shown ...
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D-Link DGS-1005A: What does an orange light mean and why is it only orange for one port?

I use a D-Link DGS-1005A unmanaged switch that sits between my main router and my personal machine. There are also 2 other machines that connect to this switch. My machine is on the 1st port and the ...
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How to make two pcs invisible to each other with switch?

Here's my architecture The switch is simplest, cheapest one, I don't think it has some web interface How can I make pc1 and pc2 not seeing each others? basically in two different networks or what I'd ...
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How do I find an intermediate switch's IP address on my LAN?

I use a D-Link DGS-1005A (you can see the manual here) switch that sits between my main router provided by the ISP and my machine and I am trying to find its IP Address so that I can play with the ...
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Two switches do not work together in the mergefield field (\b and \@) for a date

When I separately use the b switch or the @format switch on the mergefield field they work perfectly, but when I try to use them together the b modifier doesn't work. In the images above the code is ...
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How to adjust Linksys LGS310MPC CLI terminal length?

I've SSH'd into the Linksys CLI with PowerShell, and when I do a show current running-config the config is so long that it feels like I'm holding down Enter for an eternity. PowerShell's output ...
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Linksys LGS310MPC CLI terminal length

I've ssh'd into the Linksys cli with powershell, and when I do a "show current running-config" the config is so long that it feels like I'm holding down enter for an eternity. Powershell's ...
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Do all ports in a router (switch ports) share same network address

I use Huawei EG series router. It is having 3 FE ports and 1 GE port(4 swtich ports totally). So I am guessing 4 is the maximum number of devices that can be connected using Ethernet. In that case all ...
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How to add a Static IP-Adress to a Virtual Machine in Hyper V to stop changing the ip adress when restarting the VM

i have two questions: 1) how can i set up a Static IP Adress on my virtual Machine, which is running on Windows 11 in Hyper v. Every time i do start The virtual Machine and write in the command Prompt&...
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Building home network - either IPTV or Internet is not working

I am new to computer networks and just want to build my home network, but I am struggling with some issues. Will appreciate your help! My ISP provides me with a Media Convertor, a (basic) router and ...
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Use a router for setting up developmental sub-network from primary business network

Scenario: Primary business network goes down due to an undetermined issue with firewall (Note: we're not the only business with this firewall having issues). This issue is addressed with a power cycle,...
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Multiple PCI-E ports without a switch

I was just thinking of designing an IO board for cm4 but when I was deciding a PCI-E switch I came across this image (see the lower part of the image): I saw that all the devices were having a common ...
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Do devices plugged into an unmanaged switch need to be on the same net?

I have two USRP radios plugged into an unmanaged switch. Their IP addresses are 192.168.10.2 and 192.168.20.2 . If I connect these to the unmanaged switch and connect the switch to an ethernet port on ...
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How to properly configure the local network for the correct operation of iptv?

There is a local network. A switch is connected to the main router on port 3, which distributes the Internet to a TV, ps4 and a TV set-top box. For the television to work correctly, you need to ...
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How can I write independently down either 10Gbe output from a Sonnet Twin 10G Thunderbolt 2 adapter to a network switch?

I have a job coming up where I need to write at high speeds from an iMac and MacBook Pro to two separate RAID units with the write capability of 1250MB/s (DS3617xsII's w/ 12x 16TB EXOS Enterprise HDD'...
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Deco M5 mesh with ethernet backhaul

I have a 3-node Deco M5 setup + 2 switches, more or less like this: The problem seems to be the TL-SG108 switch. Once I connect it to the network, the entire network becomes unstable, sometimes right ...
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How to connect a Lan to L2 switch that can give internet access on a different subnet ? the set up is as shown in the figure

I need to set up my home network like in the diagram. I have a very basic understanding of networks, I'm unable to get the setup running, so was wondering if you could help with this. I have a ftth ...
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Link Aggregation between managed switch, unmanaged switch, and modem/router

I am trying to learn more about computing and networking for my own projects, while not interfering with my housemate's access to the internet ... I have: T2600G-28mps tplink managed switch TL-SG1024 ...
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Securing a public exposed LAN port

At my home, I have a relatively common network setup with a modem (in bridge mode), two ASUS mesh routers (ethernet backhaul) and a few unmanaged switches. Now I need to have internet connectivity in ...
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Understanding VLAN setup with multiple SSIDs

I am trying to wrap my head around VLANs to segregate my home network in several subnets with their own SSIDs.I have an OpenSense box as my router. and a two Netgear manageable switches. The AP will ...
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Using a 4 NIC mini-server as a switch while using bond mode 4

Already tried pulling answers out of the debian docs, but it's a rare combination, so I'm asking this here; A small business I work for has a mini computer, running a minimal Debian 11 and some LAN ...
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SSH multiple routers connected via switch

I want to capture wireless packets with multiple routers using tcpdump. I can capture wireless packets with just one router but I want to capture with multiple routers simultaneously and send it to a ...
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How to share an internet connection between two VLAN?

How to share an internet connection between two VLAN? (If it's possible) Let's say a single internet connection (Asus RT-AC87U router) that I want it to serve 192.168.1.0/24 and 10.0.0.0/24 VLAN on ...
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Issues with static routes between L3 switch and firewall

Problem I'm having considerable issues getting some very simple static routing between an L3 EdgeCore ECS4620-28P and an OPNSense firewall. I want to route from my VLANs on my L3 switch, through to my ...
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How to configure multi-ssid vlans with switch and vlan aware router (Firewalla Gold)

So I started getting into the whole home network game and my first project is segregate the IoT/Guest using VLANs. Here's what I current have: Modem -> Router (Firewalla) ---> Switch -> AP1 (...
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NTP configuration on HP switch mal-function. NTP requests fail

System: HPE OfficeConnect Switch 1820 24G J9980A, Firmware: PT.02.12 (May 2021), OS: Linux 3.6.5, U-Boot 2012.10-00116 (Jul 30 2014 - 10:52:01) The switch connects to ASUS router AC87U. Setup Network \...
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Auto negotiation through desktop switch

I ran into an issue recently that I'm trying to understand. I'm connecting to a Raspberry Pi through a LAN7500 USB2.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit controller under three situations. A) From the LAN7500 ...
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Using VPN router and VPN access point or VPN switch to allow using VPN for any wireless or Ethernet capable devices?

I wanted to pre-order a game on Nintendo Switch, but I am not sure if they checked my IP and tell that I am not Oct 29 in USA yet... even thought I already set my region to Asia and my timezone to ...
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HDMI Switch on Samsung monitor doesnt work

I have a samsung monitor model U28R55 ( https://displaysolutions.samsung.com/monitor/detail/1532/U28R55 ) I have a PS5 that I'd like to connect both to my monitor and to my TV, I've bought a Baseus ...
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IPTV VLAN & LAN on one port / multicast issue

I have read half of the internet for this, but for the love of God I can't figure out the following problem: The situation: I have an utility closet, where the ISP optical terminal (ONT GPON) is. The ...
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Unmanaged switches keep breaking every month

I do have a massive problem with unmanaged switches that just stop working out of the blue. I'm on my 4th switch now (since june) and that one failed yesterday too. Here's my home network setup: All ...
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Cannot connect to switch from VPN

I have got network: The problem is i can not connect from VPN to Netis. I can ping to Netis from MikroTik and computer and access Netis managment site from computer, but I can not ping and access to ...
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Link Aggregation configuration

I purchased a Netgear GS110EMX switch and am trying to configure all 4 ports of an Intel gigabit quad port interface card for link aggregation. I downloaded and installed the Intel Network Adapter ...
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Can't find managed switch on network, and one port is different (TL-SG105E)

I recently got one of TP-Link's TL-SG105E switches for my home. It has 5 Ethernet ports, but the fifth is noticably different: It clearly has higher prongs, and its LEDs are labeled 1000M (green) and ...
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