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Is it necessary to use layer 2 switches with microwave point-to-point links?
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I'd say "probably" ... depending on the size of the radio, the switch may be doing power injection, which will be something you need to consider before going straight to a router. If you're primarily ...

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How do we protect our open guest wireless?
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From a security perspective I've found the WLCs pretty bare on their own. You can do basic ACLs but not much more. I don't think you're going to find an answer on those alone. You can use an external ...

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What are the reasons for choosing separate or combined VPN and Internet routers?
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There's a bunch of stuff to consider here, although a lot of it depends on your environment. First, device flexibility. If there's an emergency update that needs a reboot of the device to take effect,...

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Connecting 2 FCoE Switches together with optical cable
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Don't confuse FCoE with a "standard" fibre ethernet connection. FCoE, as the name implies, delivers fibrechannel over ethernet rather than over traditional fibrechannel connections, allowing for "...

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Are Brocade configuration commands the same across most or all their products?
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Brocade's products come from multiple backgrounds, which is the cause of fragmentation in their command set - ie: their *Iron gear is from their acquisition of Foundry, whereas their fibrechannel ...

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Can DHCP Server determine client's OS?
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As part of the DHCP process itself, I don't believe so. However, you could scrape your dhcpd logs, watch for dhcp acks and based on those execute an external process like nmap os fingerprinting to see ...

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Locate a host on Network
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You're doing it the same way I would do it manually. There is software out there that will take the manual steps out of it for you. A tool included in SolarWinds Engineering Toolkit will, although ...

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Dual Circuit Health
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If you are strictly talking about circuit failover, on Cisco devices you can use ip sla to track an object and modify your routing table based on the availability of said object. Other vendors have ...

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Can FlexConnect ACLs be combined with Local mode ACLs on the same Cisco WLC WLAN?
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I don't have anything on 7.2 still so I can't give you a definitive answer on your question. However, what I can say is that if you take the letter of the documentation as law and presume that you ...

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BE6k Restricted and Unrestricted
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These are export restricted versus unrestricted. If they're going to be operating in countries that have U.S. export restrictions placed against them, you'd have to use the restricted option. If you'...

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Is it common for rackmountable servers to have fibroptic input and output? or is it cat 5 and you have to convert after?
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It's more common in larger servers or in blade chassis setups. That said, there's not much stopping you from going out and buying a fiber nic to install in the server. That said, take a step back and ...

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Outbound NAT for single host behind an ASA located over an IPSEC tunnel
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You should be able to use policy based routing (PBR) to get traffic from your single inside host to use the tunnel as its next hop rather than going to the default route of the ASA. At that point you'...

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MultiLayer Switch to Ping different Switches and routers under different VLANs
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From the information you've provided, I would say there are two things you need to focus on. First, routing needs to be functional for every hop in the path. Second, routing needs to be functional not ...

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