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

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Some Devices Not Connecting through switch ethernet

So I have a managed switch(mokerlink 10g 12 port sfp) and router(cisco 4331) I have been working with. Standard computers connected through the switch can get an ip through dhcp and connect to the ...
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Is it possible to use the same IPv4 on multiple servers running apps on different ports?

My setup; 5+ dedicated servers connected through a switch /20 public IPv4 subnet on the switch Bridge network setup so any dedicated can use any IP from the /20 for any app I want to be able to run ...
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No internet on wifi router - Issue with switch?

I have the following setup: MODEM --- WIFI ROUTER ---- SWITCH ---- 4 wired connections to pc, printer, you name it. Any wifi device that connects to the wifi router, does NOT have internet. When I ...
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Suppression of low network traffic in the switch?

I recently had a situation with my photovoltaic system where the inverter and controller didn't want to talk to each other. As a result, the manufacturer's monitoring app did not show me any current ...
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Fast switch on a slow / older router possible?

I wanted to know if this will work as intended - being that I will get full 10G link between computers on the network. I have a router with 4 x 1G LAN ports, but I will have 10G SFP+ switches all ...
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WAN Passthrough through Managed Switch

Due to physical constraints of my house is setup, I was wondering if the following would be possible/a good idea security wise. The fiber endpoint from my ISP terminates at their own provided GPON, ...
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Three routers, one switch

I have a problem. The broadband ISP in my area is really unreliable, so I have decided to get an "Airfiber" subscription along with the one I have. The idea is to connect both routers' LAN ...
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USB switch Connections USB A to A vs. USB A to C

I have recently bought a USB switch that allows me to switch USB devices instantaneously between computers. That being the case, I have noticed that the USB switch I have currently uses a USB Male A ...
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Networking: Switch hopping versus Router to switch

I have a router with 1 WAN and 3 LAN ports and 2 switches with 8 ports, I'm wondering what's the pros and cons of setting them up as: A) Router LAN1 to SWITCH-A and SWITCH-A connected to SWITCH-B. ...
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I need help adding VLANs to my non-VLAN home network

Currently, all my network devices don't support VLAN, with my setup being: (solid line means single LAN cable, dash-line means wireless connection) Goal is to segregate my network into three VLANs: ...
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Configuring VLANs and Internet Access with HPE 1920S Switch and Asus RT-AC87U Router

(I'm not an IT expert) I'm looking for guidance on configuring my network setup involving an HPE 1920S 24G Layer 2 / Layer 3 Switch and an Asus RT-AC87U Router. I aim to divide the network into two ...
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Unable to configure Zyxel VMG1312-B30B router as switch on 192.-like network

I have an old unused Zyxel VMG1312-B30B router and I am trying to use it as switch in home network to extend it to the attic. Since it has 4 RJ45 ports, I want to use 1 port as incoming from main home ...
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Persisting Ubiquiti switch settings without UniFi controller

I have a UniFi Industrial Switch, without any associated/available UniFi controller. (Referred to on the Ubiquiti site as USW-Industrial, purchased because it offers a total 430W PoE++ power budget ...
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Getting only 100mbps behind gigabit switch

I'm having issues with my internet speed at home. It should easily have over 700mbps download/upload. First I'll give you an overview of my setup. ISP modem > Switch (TP Link TL-SG116) > My ...
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Creating a list of physical locations in intranet

For the intranet of my workplace, I have inventory data including Netname and location within building of our PCs. I would like to create a list of network wall sockets with location in building, so ...
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Not able to achieve 10Gbe against one device

I have 3 different 10Gbe devices on my network and 2 switches. Switch 1 has a MacMini M2 with a 10Gbe ethernet connected via RJ45. Switch 2 have a Custom NAS and a Ubiquiti NVR connected via SFP+. ...
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2 ISP’s, 2 Routers I need redundancy and load balancing

I am thinking of upgrading my network I am gonna get two CCR2216 routers and do VRRP the thing is if I had a single router I would plug both the isp to same router and load balance since I have two ...
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What is this network switch’s VLAN toggle-switch for?

I already use one of those cheap AliExpress 5-port ethernet switches. Conveniently, I can operate this switch on a 5V USB port. Now I have seen that there is also an 8-port version. This has two ...
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Ping my computer over wifi (RB4011 routing)

I recently got a new network switch (Mikrotik RB4011) and realized WOL from my phone (using access point - wifi router Eero) to turn on my PC no longer works. I realized that my phone is able to find ...
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connecting 2 VLANs on same switch will cause loop? [closed]

I was wondering if I connect 2 VLANs on the same switch would cause a loop ? If yes, why does it ? because every 4 ports are in other vlan I've added a picture to demonstrate
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Is an access point a layer-1, 2 or ... device? [closed]

Consider an access point as a concept alone, without extended features which make it into a more complicated device such as a router. In what layer does an access point work? Layer 1, 2, or ...? Is ...
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How to disable the shield in shielded Cat8 ethernet cable?

I recently installed shielded Cat 8 ethernet cable in my house during unrelated renovations due to water damage that required opening up the walls. The electrician also installed shielded RJ45 Cat 8 ...
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Computers and other devices can't connect to internet when plugin-in more than 2 devices in a network switch device

I have a network switch (Mersusys) of 5 ethernet ports in a room where I also can connect 4 devices. When I connect 1 PC and 1 Xbox Console everything is working fine. ________________________ ...
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Why is the key pair generated on the iOS switch [SSH server], not on the client?

I've been going through book CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, as I'm learning for the CCNA exam: CCNA_200-301_Official_Cert_Guide/Odom,_Wendell_-_CCNA_200-301_Official_Cert_Guide,_Volume_1....
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Ethernet connection won't reach wall sockets - ( Router -> Switch -> Laptops)

I am new to this forum and I hope that I will get the help that I need. I am setting up my home network which looks like below. So I want to connect a router through a switch to all the wall ethernet ...
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What is my Switch IP? [closed]

I struggle low network performance. When I copy a file to one server to another server, the network speed up to 8 Gb/s. I think that this issue can be missing switch configuration. How can I learn ...
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Lose internet connection if I plug into a second switch

I have a Calix 844G-1 modem (fiber) with the Wi-Fi disabled. The ethernet cables are plugged into a TP-Link 16-port switch (model TL-SG1016DE), and the rest of the house is wired from there. These two ...
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How to connect an Eero Pro 6e router to a network switch?

I have a basement home lab and I wish to connect my router to my network switch. I have the Arris S33 modem and the Eero Pro 6e for the router. The switch is a YuanLey YS25-0402 6 port 2.5G unmanaged ...
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ffmpeg -vsync deprecated, use -fps_mode

I used to use -vsync -1 to Auto Sync a Audio and Video input stream using the -copy switch as they would get out of sync at times and sometimes not so can't specify any seconds for a delay setting but ...
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Produce a complete list of ports from a switch's VLAN configuration output in Excel

I have a set of three formulae that convert a list of ports from a switch's VLAN assignment output into an array that spills into the cells below, and I'd like to combine them into a single formula (...
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For educational purposes : Need help to connect 2 switches

My teacher doesn't know anything about it, and I've already had to do it myself to get to this point. And he can't give me any more help. I've tried to be as clear as possible on my diagram, I hope I'...
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Daisy chaining PoE switches for IP camera system

I have to design a surveillance system for a small factory that covers approximately 300 meters in length, every 40 meters I should place two cameras, until the end of the factory. My question: is it ...
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Wired connection with switch/router in between becomes really slow

So I have my ISP with contract download speed of 500Mbps and upload speed of 100Mbps. I've connected a Cat6 cable from the original ISP router to my office area (around 25m). If I connect the cable ...
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Why can't a switch send frames between two VLANs?

I only know the basics of networks. Why can't a switch send frames between two VLANs? Or why can't a switch do broadcast on two different VLANs ?
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Is it feasible to connect the WAN and LAN ports of a router to the same switch on an intranet?

My intranet structure is shown below: Old intranet structure Previously, WIFI users were able to connect to my NAS, and I don't want that. And I also wanted to turn several separate WIFIs into one, so ...
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Downstream switch intermittently not connecting to router

In my home I've got a router which is connected to a managed TL-SG1016PE 16 port switch which is providing connectivity to the house. From the switch i have wired 2 accesspoints for wifi and wired 4 ...
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MultiMonitorTool.exe questions

I am using Multimonitortool.exe to switch between displays, to be precise: i got 3 Monitors, while Monitor 1 and 2 are permanentely on and Monitor 3 is turned on only when i need it. If i need it, ...
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Problems configuring a managed switch with my laptop

I'm currently doing some work for my uni's lab, and part of it includes trying to use a managed switch (TL-SG105E) as an intermediary between a raspberry pi and a stepper motor. I'm currently trying ...
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10G Fiber internet in, 15 Cat6a ports out -- do I need a 10G 16 port switch?

I have 10G fiber internet through Sonic as an ISP coming into my home. I recently wired the home and garage to have 15 CAT6a lines going to a central location where my fiber ONT is wired. I already ...
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How to set up my VLANs correctly?

This is gonna be a little bit of a specific scenario: I have some problems with setting up my VLANs on my TL-SG108E and Proxmox server. Here is what I want to achieve: A VLAN for users, only able to ...
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connecting to gui of ap

I have an Netgear AP setup with a specific IP, and internet connection is from main router to an ethernet line with 3 switches for 3 different places. When I connect the AP to 1st switch i can connect ...
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Wired cable modem to wireless issue

I have a wired 2 port coda-45 cable modem that has a UI but there are no settings available for config, the ISP stuff all config settings over cable. I can get internet access connecting LAN port from ...
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Can i use a server PSU on a 24 port switch?

I have got a broken switch, the part that is broken of the switch is the psu, i have a 450w psu from a old server i know it is working and i noticed that they are physically the same, but the original ...
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Avoid powered-off PCs communication at 10Mbit/s thus slowing down broadcasts?

After power failure some PCs enable their network adapters at 10 Mbit/s while powered down. Those PCs seem to cause network issues if broadcast traffic volume exceeds 10 Mbit/s. This broadcast traffic ...
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Mystery Network Issue - 2 Computers on same switch - 1 pings entire network, 1 can only ping half

I have been chasing demons for a week now. I have on e I can not understand for the life of me. I have 2 computers in my office. Originally I had them running off of a switch that was connected to the ...
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wifi router not getting a signal from network switch

Recently, I bought a Netgear 5-port unmanaged network switch to run ethernet cables to our PCs alongside the Wi-Fi router (Unifi U6). I plugged the ethernet cable from the wall outlet into the switch, ...
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KVM switch vs. multiple V switches plus KM switch

I have noticed that KVM switches are usually expensive, limited in the choice of video interface such as having only one of either only HDMI or DP rather than both and being limited in the number of ...
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KMV Switch, monitor not turning on

I have a terminal and a pc connected to my monitor through a 2 port usb displayport cable kvm switch (model cs22dp). My problem is when I click the button to switch to the pc with internet it turns ...
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UDP client to listen to a multicast group/port without setting its own IP?

I have a small microcontroller device that I program via USB using Python. The device has an Ethernet connection, which can be configured either with DHCP or by manually setting the IP/Subnet via USB. ...
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TP Link TL-SG108E OPNSENSE VLAN set up unsure of what

I have been following this guide: https://homenetworkguy.com/how-to/set-up-a-fully-functioning-home-network-using-opnsense/ Which has been great up until the switch configuration for the VLANS where I ...
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