Solved

Having to learn networking

Posted on 2006-11-22
5
315 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
I'm a Jr Network Administrator at my company.  I've been here for about 3.5 months and have been doing some tier 1-2 work.  Our senior guy left and now I find myself being thrust into a much higher level of work than I am skilled in.  The senior guy had something of a mess with our network.  We have VLANs that aren't being used and data making multiple trips the the same switch to get to the internet.  What I'm after is some good resource on the internet that gives me some help trying to understand switching, routing and VLANs.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:emagination
5 Comments
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:xRalf
xRalf earned 83 total points
ID: 17997981
0
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:DoTheDEW335
DoTheDEW335 earned 83 total points
ID: 17998131
see if this info helps. lots of links and good info.

http://labmice.techtarget.com/networking/networkbasics.htm
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Smacky311
ID: 17998433
The equipment your using would help to give you some more appropriate resources.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
dlangr earned 84 total points
ID: 18000235
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:SunBow
ID: 18000574
That good enough?

Addresses must be unique, and LANs clearly defined, through subnetting. For security, block all ports to begin with and then open them one at a time. Might not be as intuitive with some VLAN. TraceRt is a nice command to learn, but probably you know that by now. It can be as good as if not better than <ping>
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Data center, now-a-days, is referred as the home of all the advanced technologies. In-fact, most of the businesses are now establishing their entire organizational structure around the IT capabilities.
PRTG Network Monitor lets you monitor your bandwidth usage, so you know who is using up your bandwidth, and what they're using it for.
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With  eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, f…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…

789 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question