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Will Mode Conditioning Patch Cables help with this issue?

10GBASE-LRM will only go so far over legacy multi-mode fiber. Officially, its reach is 220 m over 500 MHz·km fiber, 243 m could just about work when everything else is perfect. A mode conditioning ...
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VLAN configuration help

You don't tag VLANs on access interface. You tag VLANs on a trunk interface. The tags are to separate traffic on trunks that carry multiple VLANs. Most end-devices, e.g. PCs don't understand VLAN tags,...
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Will Mode Conditioning Patch Cables help with this issue?

The point of a mode conditioning cable is to refocus the laser, this is traditionally used when using larger diameter multimode cable with single mode transceivers. basically the multimode cable has ...
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Netgear XS748T switch not connecting to 100Mbps devices

I have just been looking at the datasheet for those models. The XS716T supports 16x 100M/1G/10G Copper Ports The XS748T does not support any 100M but 44 x 1G/10G so this is your issue and why you ...
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Setting up an SNMP environment

Partially. The manager and agent don't really apply to this type of connection, but the switch is the SNMP server and the Linux box is the client. The SNMP daemon would need to run on the switch. ...
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Will Mode Conditioning Patch Cables help with this issue?

But How can I explain that 2 of those links work and only one fails. Because everything has variability, so when you are pushing the limits sometimes things work, sometimes they don't. And I was ...
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Netgear ProSafe S3300 smart switches not stacking

Although the switches are set to auto-stack when connected, the ports are set to 'ethernet' rather than 'stack' by default, so you have to set the ports to 'stack' mode. To do this: Log onto the ...
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Troubles wiring two network rooms with optical fiber and SFP-enabled switches

In addition to Ron's excellent answer: 1000BASE-SX runs on OM3 for up to 550 m officially - hope you're not exceeding that (too far). Also with the majority of switches, the SFP modules must be ...
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Intermittent Network Performance Problems

It's been a while since I participated in this question. I believe I located 90% of our problem; we did indeed have a loop. A member of IT had plugged in an additional cable between a switch and a ...
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Tagging a VLAN or not

Are you managing the APs manually or are they managed by a central controller? If they're managed with a controller (like a UniFi Controller), your switch ports only need to be configured with ...
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Netgear ProSafe switches - disable secondary (DHCP) management IP

Looks like I found a way to remove this IP without crashing the switch functionality - if there will be no other answer that tells me not to do this (and why...) then I will mark this as the answer: ...
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Tagging a VLAN or not

If you want guest traffic to be in its own broadcast domain, then yes, you need a new VLAN on your switches/AP. You will also need trunk-ports across your router and switches/APs. Trunk ports would ...
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Intermittent Network Performance Problems

Turn STP back on and leave it on. It's conceivable that you have an intermittent loop. Besides, it's good insurance. If you have an ARP cache issue, you will only see it on the XS728T, as it's the ...
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Troubles wiring two network rooms with optical fiber and SFP-enabled switches

The first thing to do when troubleshooting is to check the physical layer. That will include things like making sure that you have installed to polarity correctly. For example, the fiber at position A ...
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Will Mode Conditioning Patch Cables help with this issue?

I decided to try the Mode Conditioning Patch Fiber Cables, the link came up instantly, Its been around 2 weeks and the link works without errors. Thank you.
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Netgear GS724T static IP assignment

No! You can't do that, as the comment from Ron shows. You have to configure static IPs on your PCs or you have to configure your DHCP Server. The keyword for your DHCP Server ist "MAC Reservation". ...
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Netgear GS748Tv3 associate ports to vlans

For thoses having the vlan membership bug on modern browsers and not willing to use and outdated browser, here's a little trick : Open the switch web admin panel Open the developer console Paste IXML....
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IPV6 Support For Cisco Nexus Switches

I'm responding because you're asking for alternatives. Have you considered the Brocade VDX 6740 or 6740-T? Both come with a very similar CLI to the Nexus, and are extremely affordable when compared to ...
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