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Fast ethernet vs. Gigabit ethernet mystery [closed]

I am solving a mystery regarding the ethernet speed. Here is the situation connection path: In this configuration, Windows 10 negotiates Fast ethernet with the Netgear switch (so I have only 100 mbit access to NAS): HP ProBook laptop <— 4 m cat6 FTP cable (I have tried 2 m cat5e UTP patch cable here […]

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LC dual pair converter to 10GBASE-T

If using dual pair LC fiber to run 10GbE over a long distance, what’s the best way to connect it to a server on one end which has a 10GBASE-T port? On the other end there’s a switch with 10G SFP+ ports so I assume that’s just buying the appropriate transceiver, but I tried searching […]

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Does the control packets flow into a router/switch through forwarding plane? [duplicate]

I know there are two platforms in any networking device separating the control packets from the traffic, which I call control plane and data plane. My question is, how does the control packets enter the router? Is it through the data plane or they enter the control plane directly? Since the interfaces are all part […]

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Need explanation on vlan tag/ip mismatch

What happens if I have a switch configured with an accessport on vlan 20 and someone uses a static ip in a different subnet. vlan 20 has the subnet 192.168.20.0/24 in the router. Suppose the ip used is 192.168.30.10/24, which in the router is vlan 30. Now packets arrive at the router from ip 192.168.30.10 […]

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How to change PC name on Packet Tracer 7.3 without config menu

Is there any alternative besides going to config and changing it there? Also need for generic server.

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Is an IPSec connection between 2 devices behind NAT possible?

We have tens of IPSec connections between our office and customer site’s. We use an extra router in the customer network (so behind NAT) to initiate the connection to our office where a PFSense router is the "network entry" (so not behind NAT). This works perfectly fine! In one specific case we need also a […]

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2 Routers, 2 Internet Connections, 2 Subnets – 1 Link?

I worked something out in my head, but I am having a hard time putting this into practice. We own 2 units, both within 100m of each other. Both units have internet connectivity, but there is a single server in 1 of the units that needs to be accessible to people in the other also. […]

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is it possible to use serial transmission and parallel transmission together? How? When? [closed]

recently i have learned about 2 types of data transmissions ( Serial and parallel), now i know what they do and how they operate but my question is: is it possible to use serial transmission and parallel transmission together? How? When?

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Windows server DHCP or Cisco router DHCP [closed]

Our college network has 20 departements with over 60 Cisco AP and 58 Cisco switches SG 300/28 or 52 ports and mybe 150+ hosts are connected daily to the network.Unfortunetly we have HUAWEI HG8245H Router which its server dhcp dosn’t support that big number of hosts, so we still struggling about static configuration that makes […]

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How do you run cables into a server cabinet (not rack)?

First, I am not a network engineer and have no experience in server rack/cabinet set up. I am trying to set up a server cabinet for an observatory. When the observatory is being used, the roof is open, so the room the cabinet is in will be exposed to the elements. This is why I […]