Questions tagged [ethernet]

For questions relating to Ethernet networking, as defined by the IEEE 802.3 standards.

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IOS XE minimum frame size

I recently encountered an issue upgrading from an IOS device to an IOS XE ASR 1000 router concerning Ethernet Over SONET (EOS). VLAN tags are used to map traffic from the hub router to SONET ...
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Access a subnet through another network

We have some devices connected together through a switch. We need to access them through another network, but because of IP counts limitation we cant get IP from that network. Q: How to access my ...
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Router as PPPOE concentrator, PPPOE clients unable to get to DMZed static NAT server

I've been trying to figure out this problem, and I'm just not up to the task. I have a Cisco 2911 router as follows: Internet connection on GigabitEthernet0/1. Which has it's own static IP: A.B.C.38/...
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How an MKA key server decides if it shall use MACSec and how it announce that?

According to IEEE 802.1X-2010 the standard for defining MACSec Key agreement protocol Clause 9.6, that's how the key-server decides to use MACSec or no. Each participant advertises whether it is ...
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How are required Keys inside MACSec Key agreement protocol (MKA) generated?

I am trying to wrap my head around MACSec Key agreement protocol (MKA) and its relation with MACSec and other protocols. So bear with me. To my understanding in order to MACSec to work, all nodes ...
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Minimum frame size in ethernet CSMA/CD

How long sender needs to transmit to capture the channel in Ethernet when we apply CSMA/CD ? I my book , i have read it sender should be transmitting for at least the 2*PT,where PT is end to end ...
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Regarding Physical Connectivity

I have questions regarding the following designs in my test lab: 1.Ethernet port of one switch is connected to TenGig port of the Firewall.Why would anyone do this(connecting Ethernet and Tengigabit ...
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How to encapsulate tapped traffic to forward over L2/L3 network?

I am tapping some 10Gb ethernet links at some remote sites (normal passive fibre taps) for some QoS/QoE monitoring. I don't have any dark fibre options at these sites to send the traffic back to a ...
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Why does NMAp find disconnected devices?

I want to wake up and see the devices connected on my local network, using NMAP. So I execute this command : sudo nmap -sn -PU[7] -PE 10.11.204.1/24 (extract from the man page : sn: Ping Scan - ...
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Is there an acceptable ratio of pause frames?

At the risk of asking an opinion question, are there any guidelines/practices that specify a threshold where the number of pause frames indicates a problem? The ratio of transmitted pause frames to ...
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Loop frame case study

Peter Paluch did an experiment regarding loop frame. However I do not understand the connection/cabling on that experiment. Refer statement below. The switch under test was connected via Fa0/1 to a ...
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Wireshark logging same error on client and server

I did some testing in Socket Programming with JAVA and analyzed my traffic with wireshark. SetUp: 1 Server running a new ServerSocket(PORT) and 1 Client running a new Socket(IP, PORT). Server and ...
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Expanding network to attached building

I own a electronic design company, and recently moved into a new office space. We currently are setup in the front office, location "1" on my image. We also are converting a warehouse into an assembly ...
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Wago 750-377 - assign IP address

I've just bought a 750-377 wago fieldbus coupler and I'm trying to assign an IP address to it through an ethernet cable that goes from the device to my computer. Is there any way to do that or do I ...
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How Cisco Line Protocol works

How do Cisco Line Protocol works ? I could read this: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/content-networking/keepalives/118390-technote-keepalive-00.html, about Ethernet Interfaces keepalive ...