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Why can Ethernet NICs bridge to VirtualBox and most Wi-Fi NICs don't?

The issue isn't really with the WNICs, it's with the architecture of IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi) networking. The IEEE 802.11 standard requires APs to reject frames from MAC addresses that have not ...
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Cat6 pairs inner wires

Certified Cat 6 should handle the signal the same, whether stranded or solid. In use, there are some mechanical differences. Stranded is best for a portion of cable outside the wall, such as going to ...
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Cat6 pairs inner wires

A standard called TIA-568 defines Cat 6 and the other categories of cabling used by Ethernet and other telecommunications technologies. TIA-568 specifies that the bulk of the cable run between the ...
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What is "Authentication failed" status on network adapter

It happens when 802.1x is enabled on the switch port you are connecting your system but the laptop is not configured to authenticate. You have to check few things. What method is your .1x configured ...
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