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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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QOS - CPU CoS Weight- pluribus switches

Can it be traffic hampering if I change the cos-weight? The Class of Service (not Server) allows you to give priority to some traffic over other, based on the CoS value. What is important is the ...
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Ethernet Basics - Switch Fabric, Managed Ethernet Switch & Virtual PHY terminology

A managed Ethernet switch provides some kinds of management and configuration - e.g. bandwidth measurement, error counters, SNMP, VLAN and port configuration. See [1] for more. A switch fabric is a ...
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Will this switch do what I require?

Any bad/non-existing HTTPS support only refers to the management function of that switch. Traffic on the network, between ports, is just that and it is not going to be impacted in any way by any poor ...
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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

Should not all nodes can communicate with each other based on the fact that they all exist in a MAC-based world. The MAC layer of both Ethernet (802.3) and Wi-Fi (802.11) both use 48-bit addresses, ...
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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

L2 switches work behaviour is checking the source and destination mac address and maintaining the mac address table. as per the mac table, it travels its frame source to destination.
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Show LLDP neighbors history

No, not on Aruba/HPE switches. You'd need to have debug logged LLDP events (creating quite a mess likely) or polled the neighbors via SNMP. Otherwise, past information is lost.
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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

The switch doesn't even "see" what is going on above MAC layer. However, hosts are usually configured to send packets to another IP subnet via a default-gateway IP address. So the hosts ...
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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

Commercial grade switches can be partitioned into Virtual LANS, or VLANs. Each VLAN is a logical switch - ports belonging to one VLAN cannot communicate with ports in another VLAN. If you connect two ...
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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

A (layer-2) switch doesn't care at all about the IP networks you run through it. however, no normal traffic can occur between two nodes on two different networks. That is correct. Different IP ...
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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

Enterprise-grade switches (what is on-topic here) use VLANs to separate traffic. Basically, VLAN partition a layer-2 switch into separate, unconnected, virtual switches, one for each VLAN on the ...
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ws-c3750x-48pf-s v02 not booting after password reset procedure

Thank you for your answers, I solved the problem which came from a defective mode button. The switch works fine, except I got this message on startup, it doesn't seem to affect the switch but I don't ...
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Switch stack with only one

Using a single port for stacking isn't possible with N1000 switches. NOTE: N1124T-ON/N1148T-ON/N1124P-ON/N1148P-ON/N1500 10G SFP+ ports may only be configured as stacking in adjacent pairs, e.g. Te1/...
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