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What is an Ethernet Network Switch Port

Each port allows you to connect a single device to the switch, using a point-to-point connection. That device may also be another switch though. Accordingly, switches are required when connecting more ...
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Can a router provide DHCP to multiple subnets that are connected via switches?

Absolutely. Yes. In terms of Cisco brand routers, there is no maximum hard limit that I know of. If the DHCP server is on a remote subnet, you get the DHCP requests to the DHCP server via ip helper ...
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Can a router provide DHCP to multiple subnets that are connected via switches?

Understand that the DHCP servers in routers are pretty crude, and a business should have a real DHCP server. In any case, you can configure multiple DHCP scopes on a router. If the networks to be ...
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Deprecation of 10Mbit links and workarounds

Is it true that (some) newer switches dropped support for 10 Mbit links? While the Ethernet standards theoretically permit any combination of speeds, there are de-facto standard combinations of ...
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Deprecation of 10Mbit links and workarounds

10 Mbit/s isn't deprecated officially at all (by IEEE). 10BASE-T even got a lower-power variant 10BASE-Te in 2010 and new single-pair variants in 2019. 10BASE-T is still in common use for Wake-on-LAN ...
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Can a router provide DHCP to multiple subnets that are connected via switches?

Alternately, deploy a layer 3 switch in place of switch6 and configure SVIs in the L3 switch with DHCP configuration. This scenario will be good practise when DHCP configuration has multiple subnets. ...
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Can a router provide DHCP to multiple subnets that are connected via switches?

is it possible to have a router (as shown in the below diagram) provide DHCP leases to more than one subnet if the subnets are not directly attached? Yes, if you can use DHCP relay: ip helper-address ...
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Configuring shared uplink on l3 dell s4128f-on

The router to which your layer-3 switch (which is also a router) is connected needs to be told how to reach the networks on the layer-3 switch. Routers learn routes in three ways: Directly connected ...
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Deprecation of 10Mbit links and workarounds

Basically, it is high-end distribution/core switches that do not support 10 Mbps. Most access switches (where you connect end-devices) still support 10 Mbps. Normally, you will use an access switch to ...
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