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For questions about Networking that includes design, and use of a network, the physical cabling, hub, bridge, switch, router, and so forth. Anything in relation to networking and its technologies.

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VPN server acting as a client for another VPN server [closed]

I was wondering if it's possible to have a VPN server that goes though another VPN server. Here a scenario that might explain my idea better: I have 4 computers 'A' - My Windows machine 'B' - My VPN ...
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Difference between port-channel lacp fallback individual VS. static?

What is the exact difference between: port-channel lacp fallback individual port-channel lacp fallback static
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LAN to LAN Connectivity of Moxa routers

I am with background of DevOps and to optimize stuff in office i am assigned a networking task with not much experience of networking. My scenario is like below I have two moxa (EDR-810) routers ...
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Bit stuffing and Error correction combined

If I understand correctly both error detection/correction and framing are done at the link layer. I understand how popular error detection/correction and framing techniques work. But I struggle with ...
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Cascading Switches. Will it affect performance?

I am really new to large scale networking and all I know is the basics. I will be doing a network for a huge workspace consisting of multiple offices. There will be a total of 308 Clients, with at ...
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Network IP Allocation

We have two ISP's named as A and B, are connected with RV325 Router. Is it possible to route A ISP to specific private IP without NATing
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Juniper port forward range of ports with dynamic pppoe

I have Juniper SRX300. Due to some restrictions, i can't use static WAN IP address. I need to port forward a range of ports and it's working only using nat static section like this: username# show ...
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Ingress filtering on edge routers and performance concerns

The RFC 4778 cover the Operational Security Practices in ISPs Environments back on 2007. Among the best practices, a common one is Ingress Filtering on edge routers. In the above RFC, the author says ...
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Do we send the same packets when we send the same data?

When we send the same data over a network twice, does this means that we are sending the same packets twice? I am trying to understand how my decoder works, so I command using an application on phone,...
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Cable can connect to laptop but not recognised on switch [closed]

I have a solid core all weather cat6 network cable running for 40m to an outbuilding which houses my work office. The cable is properly installed and screened. It is buried to the correct depth. ...
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Delay, Packet length and transmission rate

Why does the delay in sending a packet from source to destination doesn't depend upon the transmission rate and the packet length? If we look at the delay formula then it is, L/R + D/V.
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Is this computer a threat? On same network range, but in a workgroup

We have a normal on-premise Class C network with an internal IP address scheme of 192.168.15.x (hypothetical). We have a SonicWALL device that acts as a VPN server for external clients, a DHCP server ...
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Connection between two networks with different IPs and identical subnets?

How can we establish communication between two networks with different IPs but same Subnets? Network Connection 1: (Factory Network for machinery) I.P = 192.168.19.X S.N = 255.255.255.0 G.W = 0.0.0.0 ...
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Do unmanaged switches honour QoS priorities set by managed switches?

Details about the devices We have a 24 port NETGEAR managed POE switch that has QoS capabilities. We also have the following unmanaged switches, 24 port Cisco POE, 48 port Cisco, 48 port NETGEAR, and ...
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NAT and two internet providers, how to configure failover

Will you please help me to setup ISP2 as a failover internet provider. Configuration as follows: ip source-route ! ip cef ! no ip domain lookup no ipv6 cef ! multilink bundle-name authenticated ! ...
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Network latencies between opposite ends of the Earth

This is just out of curiosity. when I pinged domains such as bbc.co.uk and google.com (in California), I get latencies of around 5ms as below: 64 bytes from xx: icmp_seq=0 ttl=55 time=2.940 ms 64 ...
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Cisco nexus 9396 rebooted with reason xbar_client

Today my one of cisco nexus 9396PX switch got rebooted and this is what i found, based on following logs what could be wrong? We don't have Cisco support for this switch, trying to see if i can get ...
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Why does Nmap not detect a host which is active and responds to Ping?

I have connected to another laptop via the LAN cable, i am able to access the services running on the other laptop via Ip & Port. When i Ping that Ip, the machine is successfully responding. But ...
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Which TAP is the right one for my network?

I want to buy a TAP but I'm uncertain which device is the right one for my environment. The command sudo lshw shows the following about my Ethernet: *-network description: Ethernet ...
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Connecting networks from different states [closed]

Is it possible to connect 5 networks together using one router as a central component even if the networks aren't close to each other? An example would be 2 networks in Houston and 1 in Dallas Texas, ...
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What does it mean when the last digits of an IP address change? [closed]

So in a case where I have an IP address, 162.158.68.xxx, what is happening when those values in xxx change? I ask because I'm looking at requests going through to my application's server and one of ...
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Using an Ethernet cable and USB Ethernet adapter at the same time?

What would happen on using an Ethernet cable connected to one network and then plugging in another Ethernet cable but using an USB Ethernet adapter from a different network. Would it connect to both ...
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Map of WAN cables in general [closed]

Whenever i search for the physical location and path of WAN connectivity, i only find submarine cables, and a site that seems like a paid service. Is there no free map where i can e.g. show the route ...
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should phy layer and mac layer be designed together?

I have a question about the independence of the layers. I know that the layers in protocol stack are designed in a way to be independent from each other. I want to know does it mean also that we can ...
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Why do Vlans need routers to communicate?

Why do devices on two separate VLANs (Virtual LANs) implemented on the same switch require a router to communicate?
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Is it possible that two servers were configured with the same ip under the same switch

I have two physical servers, their configuration as following: ServerI: IPADDR=10.1.1.5 NETMASk=255.255.255.0 ServerII: IPADDR=10.1.1.5 (Same IP) NETMASk=255.255.0.0 (different NETMASK) Because of ...
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Stop Memcrashed amplification DDoS attack

DDoS is essential part of my life so i am back with more question, Yes we started getting memcache based UDP amplification attacks, all source ports are 11211 coming from many random source IPs, we ...
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sflow configuration Cisco Nexus 9396PQ

We have Cisco a Nexus switch with M12PQ 12x40G GEM expansion card. Today when i enabled sflow on one of 40G interface i got following error: # sflow data-source interface e2/12 In order to enable ...
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What is Open Radio Access Network?

what is the concept of this open radio access networks?? more specifically what is this "open" for? how is it different from those of general RAN?
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nxos ansible playbook to configure interface

Last few days i am playing with cisco nexus switch to deploy config using nxos ansible modules to make it automate. I am running n3000-uk9-kickstart.6.0.2.U6.6.bin software and here is my playbook ...
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How to explain the data flow of OSI model layers in a single picture [duplicate]

Take an example of searching www.example.com in a web browser. I have some confusions at each layer and they are We have opened a web browser and searched for www.example.com. Now, As far as I know, ...
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Help with network setup [closed]

I have the following situation: Router 2 is a given. It is used by several people to go on the internet ('People we don't trust'). We are a tiny company that is supposed to go on the internet ...
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Why do IPv6 unique local addresses have to have a /48 prefix?

According to RFC 4193, unique local addresses will always have a prefix of FD00::/8.. but according to Wikipedia: The block fd00::/8 is defined for /48 prefixes, formed by setting the forty least-...
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Can a hub be used for sniffing traffic from a device?

My intention is to analyze all network traffic which is coming to and originating from a network connected device I have. From the configurations of the device I am able to proxy all the HTTP traffic ...
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Confused about the results from the cable tester

A little bit of backstory, just in case you want some context. In the last couple of weeks the network at least internally has slowed down. As far as I can tell the only things that have changed has ...
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using 802.1x with nic teaming

I am working on a project which is mandatory to have each pc configured with two network interface cards as a nic team. I want to use 802.1x for authentication with a radius server like cisco ISE. My ...
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Cisco ASA not passing traffic between two interface

I have Cisco 5506 with Security Plue License and following is my configuration. interface GigabitEthernet1/1 nameif inside security-level 100 ip address 10.0.10.1 255.255.255.0 ! interface ...
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What is IP squat space

I came across this article and I'm trying to understand what is going on here, I found some packets on my network containing 22.0.0.0/8 and 29.0.0.0/8 IP range and It's based on: https://en.wikipedia....
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Does IEEE 802.11 allow soft-combining?

Out of purely theoretical curiosity, I was wondering whether the IEEE specification for WIFI allows for ARQ with soft-combining. I found a number of publications describing the benefits of soft-...
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Loopback Interface speed is 10 Mbps but Incoming and Outgoing Traffic is in Gbps

I am writing a script which mails interface data to network admin. For this I'm using LibreNMS and RRDTool to gather data. On inspecting one of the loopback interfaces, I found that the interface ...
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Theoretically, can the interconnection between a USB Printer and a PC be called as a network? [closed]

The three conditions that must be fulfilled in order for a system working to be called a network are: The existence of data communication A minimum of two devices that are connected through said ...
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How to detect passive network host? [closed]

I have a big network that contains hosts of different types (industrial, computers,servers,iot,etc.). All the hosts are within the same central building. I need to identify all the hosts passively, ...
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What is the reason for encrypting Identity field under IPsec phase1?

Why Identity fields are encrypted in IPsec phase 1 around packet 5/6 ? provided that the Identity field contains IP of either end. Does it has any significance ? Does it holds anything different then ...
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IPSec tunnel between 2 LANs using HSRP in each side

This is my first post here, so tell me if there's something I'm doing wrong. I'm currently working with another IT student on our end of degree project and we're building our network in PT. Our ...
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Advice to correct and improve a network diagram

I need to build a "secure"-network diagram with Visio for my school. I already build it but I want to get some advise about it to tell me if I made some big mistake or if I can improve it. My diagram ...
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Can more than one person work at the same time in Packet Tracer?

I want to know if more of one person can work in packete tracer at the same time. For example if a friend from her house and I from mine could work in the same proyect of packet tracer at the same ...
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Connecting two ISPs on one network

I am working in an institute where the internet connection is divided amongst 3 different floors: Ground Floor, First Floor and Second Floor. Now since I am new to the networking, I know the ...
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SonicWall global vpn

I have a SonicWall device, and I am new to them. I created the global vpn and, after installing the SonicWall at the customer's site, wanted to make some configuration changes. I am using the global ...
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ACL and ACEs Query

So i'm configuring a basic network and I need to create a couple of Extended ACLs. Now my question is, does this ACE permit any TCP connection to the following subnet? permit tcp 192.168.10.0 0.0.0....
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How does a computer know IP address of a computer on another network

I was watching a video explaining ARP, which was explained really easily but I got confused when they said that Host A already knows Host D ip address which is on another network. Host A and B were ...

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