Device causing Router Conflicts
Posted on 2011-03-10
Hello Experts :
Our router went down in our small business... and I came to the conclusion that it was caused by a device in our other building. I came to this conclusion because two different routers crashed as soon as I insert our fiber link to our other building into our switch.
So what I did was unplug everything at the other buildings switch... and slowly plugged everything back in until I hit an Ethernet wire that would cause the crash... This never occurred.
This morning when I came in everyone's internet was working in the main building but at the other building causing this issue... everything was down.. I unplugged and replugged everything from the switch and everything worked fine. Currently everything is working fine, I just feel its a matter of time before everything crashes again.Ive had an issue like this once and it was caused by someone resetting a wireless access point being reset to the same IP address as our router causing a conflict but this is not the case. Can anyone think what else could be causing this?
We have :
Motorola Surfboard 885100 Modem
Zyxel Zywall USB 100 Router
ZyXEL Switch PoE ES-2024
Netgear Prosafe 24 Port Gigabit Switch
Other Building causing the issue also has a ZyXEL Swith PoE ES-2024
These two switches have a fiber connection between the two... I figure it has something to do with these two switches. Any Ideas?
Thanks in Advance!