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For questions about network switches, the term commonly refers to a multi-port network bridge that processes and routes data at the data link layer (layer 2) of the OSI model.

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Correct vlan/interface config for connection to upstream provider network

We have recently switched from HP Procurve series to HP Comware based switches. A configuration which has been working on Procurve doesn't seem to work on Comware. Here are the details: The provider ...
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Can a single subnet work across several switches?

New to networking and studying hard but limited access to a kit to try things at the moment... My question is - if I had, for example, two Layer-2 switches cable connected, could I have devices on ...
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Using old ISP router as a switch [closed]

I need to make 2 wired connections to equipment. I have one outlet from a powerline adaptor. I have an old virgin media hub that I've disabled DHCP on and set a DMZ with one of the IP addresses from ...
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Will Main Router be overloaded in this scenario?

The Main router in my planned office network assigns IP addresses to all PCs through DHCP and also connects to the internet via GPON modem. 5 PCs and 1 server are connected to a 8 Port simple switch. ...
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Is there a method to modify bits in IP packets with OpenFlow?

We've already known that ovs-ofctl provides many actions to modify packets like set_field, load, move... but I can't find a suitable action or action combination to modify a bit in the IP packet ...
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Finding device using Avaya Configuration and Orchestration Manager

Is it possible to search for a specific device using either it's IP or MAC address using Avaya Configuration and Orchestration Manager
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What is the purpose of native VLAN on a trunk link?

Most VLAN articles I've read recommend avoid using VLAN1 for ports with untagged traffic (aka access ports). I've heard enough of this nonsense. Except for the reserved values of 0x000 and 0xFFF, a ...
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Is there a way to manage IP space with only a switch?

Is this scheme possible? External provider = External provider of the internet Generally speaking, is there a way to assign a public IP address individually for each server to be used when SFP+ port ...
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IP Routing and Switching Interface Speeds

I have a question that relates to routing and switches. I am looking to set up a new Firewall that will handle the routing for the network and attached to the Firewall will be a switch. Here are the ...
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Why is XGMII little endian while the network is in big endian?

Why is XGMII little endian while the network byte order is big endian (RFC1700)?
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Do I need 5 licenses for Cisco DNA Premier to connect 5x 9300 switches to DNA Center, ISE and Stealthwatch?

Cisco Licensing is very strange and I spent over 4 hours reading about its obfuscated software licensing plan. My question is simple. Do I have to purchase 5 different licenses of Cisco DNA Premier (...
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Switch Stacking and Redundancy

If switches are stacked together using StackWise, what happens if one of the switches goes down? Is switch stacking bad for redundancy?
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STP Convergence: How does a port initially in blocking state know it needs to change to a designated port?

I am attempting to gain a better understanding of how STP converges when certain state changes occur that affect the STP topology. In this scenario (see below) Switch A (SwA) is the root switch with ...
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Why do Designated Ports in STP still send BPDUs if the otherside of the link is blocking?

Is there a particular reason for a Designated Port to continue sending out BPDUs after convergence has occurred on a link where the other side is in a STP blocking state? I get the idea of a ...
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How to differentiate if a Cisco device is a L3 switch or a Router?

I need to check all the L3 switches if they are configured with same ospf ID, As i am doing it in the Cisco prime, there are routers in the inventory too. Is there a show command where i can clearly ...
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Ubiquiti APs on manged or unmanaged switch?

I have three APs, one UAP-AC-IW and two UAP-AC-LITE. I have a Netgear Smart Managed Plus Switch, mainly for VLANs with plenty of open ports. I need to either add an unmanaged POE switch or a POE ...
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Industrial Ethernet network design

looking for some advice on network architecture for an industrial switchroom with several constraints. Modbus TCP devices are located in motor control centre cells, these need to connect to the ...
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LACPDU packets to pass through unmanaged switch

I have two buildings connected through the CAT6 cable and both ends have cisco-sg350 (capable of etherchannel). Due to the limitations of the cable both the switches are connected through a unmanaged ...
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Port mirroring question

I've got some questions about my port mirroring configuration. I'm working with alcatel omniswitch. After configuring port mirroring my destination port is loosing network connection and it can't ...
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Does Network segmentation work using different switches connecting to router?

I just learnt basic networking. If I have 2 departments which I do not want them to access each other's networks, does using two layer 2 switches connecting to the router does the job or do I need a ...
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Can not undo startup system-software of a Huawei quidway switch

I follow this article: In the _hide, I can not undo startup system-software: [-LW-A]undo startup system-software ^ Error:Unrecognized command found at '^' position. the ...
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How to download the VRP?

in the flash:/ directory, there have so many files: <Z306-LW-A>dir Directory of flash:/ Idx Attr Size(Byte) Date Time FileName 0 -rw- 1,419 Dec 12 2009 03:...
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Why I can not sftp into the huawei switch

I have HUAWEI S2300 Switch, this is my configuration: [HUAWEI-A]dis current-configuration # !Software Version V100R005C01 sysname HUAWEI-A # FTP server enable # vlan batch 1 to 4 7 to 8 # ...
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Does a SFP port indicator goes on when receiving or transmitting or both

My questions are on the bottom, feel free to skip my debugging story if you're in a hurry. Story I started to check a network spanning tree status. All switches are connected on fiber, through SFP ...
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Cannot Connect to one single ip address in VLAN

I have 3650 Switch which contain number of VLAN and I am unable to connect to one ip address from specific VLAN. But routing is properly configured and there is no ACL applied. Even end device has no ...
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Access a pc web service with different ip/mask in on-site network

I tried to get a setup working to make the following scenario work: Access a pc web service hosted in a different IP range/mask than the rest on-site PCs. Details: We have a network setup with a ...
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How can I connect (stack) two Cisco SG350 together?

I am building a storage network, physically separated from the data network. I have two Cisco SG350-28P-K9 V02 switches: One on the basement. Has two NAS, two ESX servers. (in use) One on the 4th ...
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Is it possible to query interface statistics bytes by given start time to end time in Juniper Device?

I can query a interface detail: admin@Juniper-EX# run show interfaces ge-0/0/1 detail Physical interface: ge-0/0/1, Enabled, Physical link is Down Interface index: 131, SNMP ifIndex: 504, ...
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Jumbo frame problem when using switch

I have two GigE cameras. I use 4 frame per second for capturing. Each frame of first camera is 2.3MB. Each frame of second camera is 1.8MB. So in a second I use 4 * 4.1 = 16.4 MB = 131 Mb of bandwidth....
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Is this device a network hub? [closed]

Due to the space limitation of the conduit, I ran a single cable from the switch to my room, and intended to run 2 separate fast Ethernet lines on it (4 wires each). I bought this thing from China for ...
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How many stack cables would be needed if we want to stack two 3850 switches

How many stack cables would be needed if we want to stack two 3850 switches : We have one 3850 switch and planning to add one more. So my guess is only one Power & One data stack cable would be ...
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How to analysis the below situation, is the too many switch trunk connect caused this issue?

I have two Juniper EX switches, and the Juniper-EX-01(ge-0/1/1) connected to the Juniper-EX-02(ge-0/1/0). I want to check is there any optical attenuation problem, or other link errors. admin@...
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How to trace the MAC route? [duplicate]

If there have several Switches, they are connected using trunk, and in the end switch there is server on it. So, if there is a controller server on the other end. if the controller trace to the end ...
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Using different speed in switch ports?

Is it legal to use different Ethernet speed in the different ports of a network switch ? For example, one port will be connected to a PC in 1G, and another port connected to another PC in 100M ?
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How to filter the physical port of the switch through snmp?

I tried using snmp to get ifdescr, I think the interface name containing Ethernet might be a physical port, but I am not sure. In addition, the interface in dot3StatsIndex is also like a physical ...
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configure IPv6 ACL on interface WS-C3750X-48

I am using  WS-C3750X-48 model switch. license is lanbase. I have activated cmd on my switch: sdm prefer dual-ipv4-and-ipv6 routing. Then i did reload. After that, i will able to config IPv6 on ...
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How do VLANs Work? Some Basic Questions: [closed]

I've recently started looking into VLANs. I am a network novice so bear with me please:). I have a few questions regarding VLANs. I understand that certain managed switches allow you to create VLANs. ...
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Korenix Switch JetNet 4508v2 SSH Problem

Does anybody know, or has anybody worked with Korenix JetNet 4508v2? This Switch has a very important Bug in the Firmware. SSH is working fine, but for a period of time. Then, ssh is not working ...
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Can a router route 2 switches with multiple vlans and subnets

Good afternoon/evening, Today on my Cisco Packet Tracer, I made two layer 2 switches and 2 PCs on each switch. I created a vlan 10 on the switches. I trunked the switches together so they can see ...
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Dell PowerSwitch S4810 - Cumulus Linux password reset not working

I’m trying to login to a Dell S4810-ON and the default username/passwords are not working ([https://support.cumulusnetworks.com/hc/en-us/articles/201787646-What-is-the-Default-User-Name-and-Password-...
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Do I need to configure a managed switch if I want to use it as unmanaged?

I'm a bit confused with the whole managed switch setup. I understand from a friend that if I want to use a managed as an unmanaged switch, I just need to use it directly out of the box without any ...
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Bridges, hubs, switches and repeaters in subnetting

I'm learning to subnet and I'm constantly doing exercises on paper about this topic. I'm trying to breakdown a network into smaller subnets, given the number of hosts for each one. For now, I only ...
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dhcp client not receving the ip address using two switches

1) In Router 4(R4) i have configured the 2 dhcp pool. first dhcp pool with ip address 150.10.10.0/24 and second one with 150.20.10.1/24 in subinterfaces f0/0.1 and f0/0.2 and encapsulated using (R4(...
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How is Ethernet a packet-switched network?

Let's say for example there is an Ethernet switch, and there are four PCs connected to this switch. PC1 and PC2 are communicating with each other, and at the same time PC3 and PC4 are also ...
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Using 2 different ISP In case one dies

It's my first ever post in here and I hope not the last. I'm looking for some advice. I'm trying to reduce my internet downtime for a local network. My setup. Mix and match computer environment (...
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Upgrading Cisco 819 to 809, can I connect devices to 2 routed ports and be on same subnet?

The company I work for has multiple remote "IoT" style sites connected back to the datacenter via a Cisco 819 cellular router. We are in the process of upgrading these to the newer Cisco IR809 routers ...
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Broadcast Timer [duplicate]

This question is regarding in the process of L2 MAC Address learning. As we know, if a sender sends a packet to some receiver host which switch doesn't know, it will broadcast for learning. Assume an ...
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Ping across VLANs using layer 2 switch

I'm trying to ping one PC on one particular VLAN (VLAN 80) from another PC on a different VLAN (VLAN 50). I have a layer 2 switch (Cisco 2950T), so I can't do it from within itself. How would I be ...
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How do devices connected to a switch get their IPs?

It should go without saying, I'm new and still learning about networking. One of the things I'm not clear on and couldn't find a satisfying answer to, although I've done some digging around, is how ...
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Why Meraki Switches have DNS defined in their settings?

What a Meraki switch would do with DNS? switching has nothing to do with Domain name resolution.. the only thing I can come up with, is that their switches probably using some type of domain address ...