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The term broadband commonly refers to high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than the traditional dial-up access. Broadband includes several high-speed transmission technologies such as digital subscriber line (DSL), cable, fiber optics, wireless (for which there is a separate topic), satellite and broadband over powerlines (BPL).

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I had this question after viewing Setup webcam to take photo every minute.

I don't even know if this is possible but I would like to automate a WiFi cam to email me a photo from my rooftop at regular intervals - say every half hour. I only want stills and want them emailed to a digital WiFi photo frame. The idea is to enjoy the view that I don't have but avoiding killing the broadband with continuous video streaming. I have heard about yawcam which seems to have this functionality, but appears to be for Windows only.
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Hello -
 There are various CAT6a cables out there.  With cabling contractors tho, if you don't specify the type they will go with the cheapest basic one - U/UTP type.  This is completely non-shielded at all.
There are a lot more: S/FTP, F/UTP, SF/UTP, and U/UTP?

What would be a recommended type for the new office run?  Thanks in advance.
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We are using CAT6a for all horizontal runs.  This is rated to 100m at 10Gbps.  CAT6 can run 10Gbps at up to 55m.  So what happens if we use CAT6 patch cable on the patch panel.  Would we be limited to 55m total length as this is the weakest link?
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Hi

I am running a Asus router with Asus WRT-Merlin as the firmware.

Until recently I always used Google's DNS servers of 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 rather than my ISP's as I thought for international traffic there was a slight speed improvement and that has worked fine for years.

However I recently moved to a new property and as per usual was using the Google DNS servers and everything is fine for a few days until my broadband starts getting really slow and if I go and change the DNS servers to automatically use my ISP's the broadband speed goes back to normal again for a few days until the same thing happens and then I again switch back to Google and keep repeating this process for months now.

I am fairly technical when it comes to networks but I can't figure out why this would be the case that I have to change the DNS servers three times a week to keep my broadband speed consistent. I know that DNS servers could be experiencing a slow down so it makes sense to switch DNS servers for a while but to have to repeat this on such as regular basis seems to apply there is a something else up with either my broadband connection as a whole or my router. It's not such a hardship to make the change but would rather not have to do it if I can avoid it and I am more curious than annoyed with the situation.

If someone has any ideas about what is going on or ever heard of something similar before?

Doubt it helps or makes a difference but previously I have always lived in a …
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Hi.

My home broadband is, as I understand it, fibre to the local junction box (less than a mile away) and then very old copper to my house. When I first signed up a couple of years ago, I was consistently getting around 40Mbs down and 10Mbps up.

During this period ( the "golden age") , the line would occasionally "fail" but, as I'll explain,  with minimal impact to me. I say "fail" because Ping and TraceRT worked, but more importantly, using a VPN (Witopia), I could happily "punch through" the problem and reliably get my full 40Mbps. The ISP engineer would eventually arrive out, test the line, agree that it could support 40Mbs, agree that there was no problem in my house, go away, do "someting" and my connection would go back to providing 40mbs without the VPN. Happy days, indeed,

Sadly, back in May. at 23:36 one night, my line went down and when it came back *three* minutes later, my max speed had gone from 40Mbps to 22Mps (with upload going from 10Mbps to 3.3Mbps). Aargh! Unfortunately, I had neither the time nor the energy to get into an extended row with my ISP and "settled" for 30Mbps down, 10Mbps up (which I verified independently).

And now my latest situation - as of a week or so ago, performance has collapsed. Some times my line supports 30Mbs/10Mbps, but for extended periods, I'm getting some data, but usually not enough to even load a web page. Unless, of course, I use my VPN. But not all of its setups work - I get a perfect connection using …
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I'm trying to understand the assignment of IP addresses when the broadband modem (for example Draytek 130, which in the UK only operates in bridge mode) is separate from the router.

My understanding is that a bridge operates at level 2; it passes packets from one side to the other, converting between the different technologies at levels 2 and 1 (in this case between Ethernet on the inside and some-telephone-stuff (which I don't really understand) on the outside.  Therefore it has no IP address of its own, IP being a level 3 thing.

So if the ISP assigns an IP address to the subscriber of (say) 81.152.10.12, then that's what the WAN port of the router is, and the modem is transparent at the IP level.

But the manual for the Draytek modem says that if you connect a PC to the ethernet port it can get a DHCP address in 192.168.2.x.  That's the same ethernet port that bridges 81.152.10.12 to the WAN port of the router.  How can this be? Does the modem run a web server on some 192.168.2.x address at the same time as bridging the external IP address to the router?

Like this?  Have I got that right?
=====broadband==== MODEM ====81.152.10.12=== router
                     |
		     |--- 192.168.2.x ---- PC

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My wan Ip and public ip are different..Please help me...I first had a dlink router but then I changed my ISP and the router too..Port forwarding was first working but now I tried Port forwarding but its not working..
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hi, I need to find when user loging to our web site, which address or which zip/postcode, is there is a way to do that?
Other than find broadband service provider location.
Any tools may be i can buy more help full.Thanks
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A client has a separate construction site in the next state in a trailer. Both locations have broadband service.  They were asking about "video conferencing" between their meeting room for 10 people with 1 or 2 people at this remote site.

This would be once in a while, maybe 2 times a month for an hour at a time. At the main office they do have a 50" TV on the wall.

I looked on line for a documenting a spectrum of options but came up empty. That at least is what I envision is available?

I could see the low end being that they could use a laptop's webcam fed to the TV on the wall. Maybe spin the laptop sitting in the center of the table around to see the person speaking. And at the construction site, they could use a laptop with camera.

And the upper end could have several cameras that can be turned and zoomed, mics around the room and better quality speakers.

Does anyone have advice on options, prices and how to help them decide what they need and want?

Thank you.
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I would like to limit the amount of bandwidth used to get Windows 10 updates and limit the Upload amount. What are the best settings? Limit Bandwidth in Advanced options
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I am facing internet sharing problem in my broadband connection.I gave connection to 4 users . and each user in connect with own router . I am facing with one user cable . When i connect his cable to my broadband modem port then all users including me getting IP of this user router and no one is able to use internet . When i do unplug cable from port then Internet is working fine .

What type of problem is this ?
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Hi there,

I have been on ADSL in my apartment for 5 years and only JUST found out that there is actually a fibre to the building connection which then branches out via VDSL to the copper of all the apartments, I am looking to switch over immediately. However I am hesitant to disconnect my current ADSL as I rely heavily on the internet and downtime would impact me badly.
I spoke to the company that provides the fibre and VDSL and they said that It is possibly I could have two connections running  (VDSL and ADSL) and that in my apartment complex they are completely seperate in terms of wiring. However this confuses me a bit as VDSL would be running through the same copper wiring that my ADSL is currently connected to right? (my modem would be plugging into the exact same place etc).

Would it be wise to disconnect the ADSL before I sign up with VDSL with this other provider? they would be sending out a technician to configure whatever needs to be done in the MDF room? and then set up the router etc. is that just meaning he would switch the inactive copper line (if there is one) onto the VDSL connection and then the VDSL modem would then be configured to detect that and run off of that? or do they not know what they are talking about.

Also is it possible to have the internet on VDSL and keep the phone number and line active with my old provider as I cant be bothered to switch that over aswell or is that not possible? I need to get this done ASAP so any help would be …
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Thomson DCM476 drops connection with the following log entry:

Fri Sep 22 12:17:36 2017         Error (4)        Missing BP Configuration Setting TLV Type: 17.9;CM-MAC=58:23:...

Can someone interpret for me?
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Hi Support

Need help usually where can i get the source and destination of the ip address.

I am a system guy not strong in the Network, currently, there is network outages that users unable to surf internet.

There is no traffic to the ISP. When i log a call to ISP there are asking the source and destination of the ip address.
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We have MPLS connection 4 MB Internet. There are 25 Users in Network very poor internet here. I try contact service provider they said no problem in connectivity, probably in your network . How can i fix this issue.
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I have actually two satellite dishes serving Internet to our remote facility.  

Based on machine MAC address, is it possible for certain machines to be provided service from one dish, while other machines are served from the the second dish?

What would be the technical issues involved in doing this?

Thank you very much.
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I am not able to access router login page from Android phone.  I put 192.168.1.1 then after login page opens I type the correct username and password. it doesn't open it says password or username is incorrect. But I put same username and password on the computer then it connects.... please help
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Can Class of service be configured on ATM connection to a site? Needless to say it is carrying site traffic to MPLS node.
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i have a customer who needs to have emails coming into their server via two WANS right now. long story.
i have set up their lease line in and everything works fine. and connected their adsl both to a dreytek 2830. i have configured load balancing so that all outbound traffic goes over the lease line. port 25 is forwarded to thier server listening on both #WANs however it only works over the lease line. if i try  a connectivity test on the domain using the ADSL line it fails connecting on port 25.
what am i missing?
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Residential account installed a server and SonicWall. Haven't asked Spectrum if commercial account is an option and prefer not to.

Ubee router, according to Spectrum is in gateway mode, meaning all data is passed onto the SonicWall. Problem is SonicWall will allow network for awhile however the Ubee device acts as if it competes the only way to get it to work again is by resetting. When this happens it appears the Ubee modem resets and is no longer in gateway mode. According to Spectrum a soft reset should not allow gateway mode to be removed.

Anyone know the best way to configure Ubee Spectrum cable modem to a SonicWall? Does Spectrum offer a better modem option, Ubee seems to be extremely limited.

Thank you.
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Hi All,

We got Linksys LGS552p switch, and TZ400 Firewall.
behind a "AT&T Modem"  , but we have external IP for the TZ 400.

I need to setup VLANS, 90 for workstations, 20 or servers and 50 for voice.

am I missing any hardware to route between the VLANS?
where should I start with first?


thanks
Jason
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Hey all, i have an issue that external calls has noise, delayed audio from the external side. Internal calls are fine.
We recently changed from the Telstra supplied modem to a Draytek Modem. All ports have been opened up the same as they were on the Telstra one, all lines and SIP registered straight away, however i have not been able to resolve the noise.
As Draytek have alot more advanced firewall settings, QOS, I'm not sure what feature / settings i need to change to test.
We are running freepbx 2.11.

Thanks
Matt
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Hello IT Pros.

I'm new to Ubiquiti, and wondering if someone here has experience setting up a network using Ubiquiti hardware?
Nothing has been implemented so far.

Any leads will be fully appreciated.

The idea that we want to implement
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hello dear,

i want a rdp with verizon mobile modem but i cant find out where i can buy . please help to find out .. i have attached a pic below i want rdp look like pic.
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Any idea how to fix this error?
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Broadband

10K

Solutions

14K

Contributors

The term broadband commonly refers to high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than the traditional dial-up access. Broadband includes several high-speed transmission technologies such as digital subscriber line (DSL), cable, fiber optics, wireless (for which there is a separate topic), satellite and broadband over powerlines (BPL).