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How are MPLS routers connected to each other?

So MPLS is one of the many ways to connect two or more distant sites. In other words, it is some kind of a "WAN solution". But what is the "WAN solution" for MPLS? Take for example ...
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Numerus Spurious Retr & Dup ACK [closed]

We have a server behind a firewall and numerus clients on the road are using an app that connects to the server, but some commands from the app never arrive at the server so we started tracing the ...
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Download ExtremeXOS

I need to update the extreme switch, I found a lot of instructions but I don't know where to download the latest version of extremeXOS. Thanks a lot in advance for your help.
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Domain admin profile stuck on login to server [closed]

Thank you in advance for reading this, I appreciate it. I recently built a new AD for the company I work for. Everything was going good. All of a sudden my profile is getting stuck on welcome screen. ...
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Setting up a VPN on Firewall (Zyxel ATP200) [closed]

I just wanted to preface this by saying that I am not very experienced in networking in general and have been trying to pick up things as I am going along. My setup: I have been trying to setup a VPN ...
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What is internet ? . Which place is saving internet? [closed]

What is internet? I don't know about that please tell me and Which place is saving internet data.
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How is the subnet mask detected over the internet with CIDR (classless inter domain routing)?

Lets say there are two public IP addresses. One is 21.120.12.8/16 and the other is 21.120.12.8/8, they are different network IDs but when used over the internet how are they both differentiated? Or is ...
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Daisy chained ethernet: how to “tee” the loop without switch?

In this Schneider Electric white paper: Reduce Ethernet Connected Cost with Daisy Chain The author provides a daisy chain Ethernet topology in Figure 3: To connect the loop to another device (I'm ...
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IP flow interpretation on Logrhythm Netmon

We have a Logrhythm freemium network monitoring solution depending on port mirroring using span ports on switches to receive all traffic and analyze it. But I cannot understand the output. If I am ...
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OSI and TCP/IP models [duplicate]

my name is Alexander. I have problems with English, but I hope you will understand me anyway. I'm preparing for CCNA 200-301 and I have some problems with OSI model. Let me give you a little context. ...
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N routers but only one valid dynamic gateway

I'm not able to figure out a good strategy for this situation. There's one router per client and all the routers are in the same network. Each router is able to connect to an external router in a ...
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RSTP Network Switch MAC address

I'm confused about something I'm new to this, for example I use network switches in my network they support RSTP protocole, So let say every switch have 5 port. Switch base MAC address , aa:bb:xx:yy:...
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IS Network automation kills carries of network Engineers? [closed]

Iam working as network engineer since long time and i enjoying working same . But now i am afraid after listening of network automation .Is network automation kills jobs of network engineer across ...
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What is the significance of configure TTL value while creating A record and AAAA Record in External DNS [closed]

Is Time to live (TTL) value has any impact on DNS querry . Because in our external DNS we generally set TTL value to 1 hours and some times 5 minutes while creating A records and AAAA records in ...
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Who has control over allocating MAC address to device manufacturers?

As of my knowledge each MAC address is unique for each device like servers, computers, firewalls, switches and routers, proxies, etc. So my question is: who is responsible for allocating these MAC ...
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STP Portfast Networks

I have switched network and on all access ports I've configured spanning-tree portfast edge When I enable spanning-tree portfast networks on trunk ports 1/0/51-52 every access port is blocked. Do I ...
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What is the difference between these two different network security devices?

I have a choice between these two network security appliances, however the only difference I can see is the year and I don't know what that year means. SONICWALL TZ300 WIRELESS-AC SECURE UPGRADE PLUS ...
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client has 2X1910 switches 1x1920 switch traffic not passing correctly some nodes are responding to pings and others are not [closed]

New to vlans, bridging across multiple L3 switches and not sure where to start so here goes in hopes of learning Layout is this 1910-24g-POE (Switch01)>>>>>>>>>>>>&...
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Transfer subnet needed between Firewall and Routing Switch?

When looking at the image, the Switch is routing capable (L3) and is the default gateway for clients in the LAN. We plan to introduce a new Firewall and stand before the question if we should give its ...
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How to gain access to a service remotely? [closed]

I want to gain access from a pc in my network, to my Server in the same network and prove if my pc can make IPV4 and IPv6 connectivity with the Server. Is there a way to do that, using command line?
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I have issue with MSS and window size [duplicate]

I made a short example because I have tried understanding the difference between MSS and window size in tcp header when we consider a sender and a receiver. So let's say sender and receiver use the ...
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TCAM carving question for Cisco Nexus 9396PX

TCAM carving question for Cisco Nexus 9396PX I have Cisco Nexus 9396PX and configure for IPv4 with IPv4 RACL on SVI to block some basic traffic. Now i have configured IPv6 and trying to configure ...
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Into how many subnets can you split this address range up at most? [duplicate]

Let's say there is address range given: 124.33.66.0/23. Into how many subnets can this address range be splitted up at most if each of these subnets includes at least 5 devices? I don't know where to ...
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Why do we need IP and MAC addresses? [duplicate]

so I have just stared to learn OSI model and I can't understand why do we need IP on the third layer AND MAC addresses on the second layer. From what I understand MAC addresses are used to move frames ...
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What is the use of a host mask/ wildcard with respect to subnetting and ranges? [duplicate]

Taking the example of 10.0.0.0/20, that means my range is 10.0.0.0 to 10.0.15.255 I got that range because I know that the wild card is 0.0.15.255 and I just add it with the beginning address 10.0.0....
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EVPN+VxLAN strange silent host issue

EVPN+VxLAN very strange silent host issue I have very basic EVPN+VxLAN design where i used OSPF/Multicast/BGP/vPC technologies to build small size datacenter. L2VNI working great without any issue. I ...
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Ping6 replies go to a different interface [closed]

Server A has two interfaces (i1 and i2) with the same IP on them, say fd11:1111:1111:1111::1/48. Server B has the same two interfaces with the same IP on them, say fd11:1111:1111:1111::2/48. When ...
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How to join servers ip adress? [closed]

i wanted to make application like a messenger, so I followed this tutorial. I just wanted to try it, and if it work, ill continue with making it better. I did everything i should and it worked.. but, ...
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How Access points differentiate stations?

I'm doing a ping from a station to another connected on the same access point. Given the fact that they are both on Wi-fi interface, how can access point know where to forward a packet?
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What are some real world applications of OSPF?

When I search for OSPF real world application or implementation, I always get the explanation of how OSPF works or how to calculate the cost. My question is, is there any real life scenarios of how ...
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Do these 2 packets belong to the same tcp socket?

Let's say we have two packets A and B. A: Has source-IP S1 , destination-IP D1 , source-port SP1 , destination-port DP1 B: Has source-IP S2 , destination-IP D1 , source-port SP2 , destination-port DP1 ...
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“Destination host unreachable” when pinging a pc from another network

I tried to build a simple network in Packet Tracer and I get "Destination host unreachable" when I try pinging a PC from another network. Pinging PCs from the same network works. When I use ...
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Linux networking + mix of auto-negotiation of yes/no [closed]

we have 10 servers with Advertised auto-negotiation: yes as the machines with driver driver: i40e driver: i40e version: 2.3.2-k firmware-version: 10.51.5 expansion-rom-version: bus-info: 0000:12:00.0 ...
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Ping to default gateway failing

I am trying to ping to a default gateway which i have configured as 171.2.0.1 but somehow the ping is failing . I am new to network domain so i have less idea about it . Any help is appreciated .This ...
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Confused in what maximum number of hosts and maximum number of subnets mean [duplicate]

Given a 172.12.0.0 /16 to be subnetted to appropriate networks. Branch 1 has 80 hosts, Branch 2 has 31 hosts and Branch 3 has 75 hosts. I've already made a subnet table based on these using VLSM: ...
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What are the administrative procedures for moving the geographic location of a network?

Original Question Suppose that Alice operates a website hosting business in Maine. She has a warehouse full of servers to which a /28 range of public ipv4 space is routed (call it the W.X.Y.Z network)....
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GNS3 switches vs Real switches performance

I want to emulate the performance of switches in GNS3, and the focus is not the configuration of switches. My questions are: Do emulated switches perform worst than actual switches? Are emulated ...
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BGP (RIB-Failure - Higher admin distance)

I tried to make BGP routing on this topology .. After that I added 200.200.10.0 network and 200.200.20.0 network in R1, I had rib-failure (higher admin distance) on R2 and R3 .. but I was able to ping ...
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How to Balance SPAN Traffic from Redundant Switches

So we are wanting to deploy an IDS device to capture EAST-WEST traffic in a LAN. The actual topology is more complicated but our issue boils down to this: We are attempting to configure SPAN sessions ...
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Untagged VLAN in EVPN+VxLAN

I am dealing with very strange issue but wanted to check with experts if i am doing anything stupid or not. I have small size EVPN+VxLAN clos network (OSFP+iBGP+Multicast+Arp-suppression (no ...
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Mistakenly added switch configuration on Cisco router 2951 so now it is showing gibberish data on CLI

I have Cisco 2951 router in which my colleague mistakenly uploaded switch configuration from tftp server. Now it is showing gibberish data on CLI when it boots up. I tried to get into the ROMmon mode ...
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Intermittent network failures on unmanaged switch [closed]

So the setup first. I've got MikroTik rb3011 as my gateway with one WAN and other ports in bridge. On the MT bridge I’ve got two switches. one is cisco sg300 and for the building nearby there is ...
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EVPN VxLAN arp suppression TCAM carving

Deploying Clos design network using leaf Cisco Nexus 9396PX and when trying to configure arp-suppression using tcam carving getting this error Free up tcam slice from VACL (default vacl tcam is 512) # ...
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By General Convention if we say the Frame size is 1KB do we take it as a 2^10 Bytes or 10^3 Bytes

In my academic we generally follow 2^10 Byte approach , I m really at loss is it by convention only at my college or something which is accepted widely
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How to connect to a machine which is sitting behind NAT router?

I have a server that needs to push a message to a client from which it received a request a few days ago. Now request which was received has the IP address of the NAT router behind which the client ...
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Networks theory: Layers, Services and Interfaces

I want to learn about computer networks from the bottom up. I don't really understand the nuances of networking layers, with books mentioning that layers provide services to layers above them, but the ...
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Is it possible to filter directly connected networks redistribute with BGP based on a peer basis?

Assume a simplified case in which router R1 is connected to two BGP peers: one eBGP peer and one iBGP peer. Is there a possibility to advertise directly connected routes only to one of them ...
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Physical mapping of ethernet plugs

I work as a cybersecurity consultant. In a shadow-IT devices hunt, we noticed a few unwanted devices plugged on the network. However, even with its MAC address and IP, there is no way for me to ...
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Is Bluetooth's BD_ADDR a unique identifier?

In the course of building a system controller: the context is that users have a modern Bluetooth smartphone with the Bluetooth on. I suspect that BT is broadcasting a unique identifier: a raspberry ...
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Can I use a wireless access point (or two) to extend my existing wireless network? [closed]

In large commercial buildings I typically see several ceiling mounted Wireless Access Points. When moving throughout the building, I do not have to continually reconnect to different networks (or ...

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