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A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. Routers perform the "traffic directing" functions on the Internet. The most familiar type of routers are home and small office cable or DSL routers that simply pass data, such as web pages, email, IM, and videos between computers and the Internet. More sophisticated routers, such as enterprise routers, connect large business or ISP networks up to the powerful core routers that forward data at high speed along the optical fiber lines of the Internet backbone. Though routers are typically dedicated hardware devices, use of software-based routers has grown increasingly common.

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My 10yr old Netgear WNR3500 seems too old and only giving up to 10Mb with our new equipment.  
Its RangeMax wireless-N Gigabit router.  Been good for us but.. for the last few years with newest devices seems compatibility issues there.

Should we stay with Netgear and get the latest model or some other good options around there?
Thanks.
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Simple, centralized multimedia control
Simple, centralized multimedia control

Watch and learn to see how ATEN provided an easy and effective way for three jointly-owned pubs to control the 60 televisions located across their three venues utilizing the ATEN Control System, Modular Matrix Switch and HDBaseT extenders.

Can someone please explain the difference between port forwarding to 3389 and creating an access rule to 3389 on a linksys cisco router

Specifically:
Set a port forward to 3389 to a LAN pc 192.168.0.x
Set an Access rule from "Any" source or a defined Source to the same IP address on the LAN

What is the difference and which has priority
Pleas can you define the differences clearly
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Hello,

If I want to override the current EIGRP defaul route, how can I do that? Do I just create a static and redistribute into EIGRP or is there more to it?

For ex.
Switch#sh ip route
Gateway of last resort is 10.255.254.5 to network 0.0.0.0

D*EX  0.0.0.0/0 [170/3072] via 10.255.254.5, 7w0d, Vlan101

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and  I want to default route to be 10.255.254.10 fo example.

Thanks
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Have a environment where I want to restrict internet to all computers except of 2.
Looking for a router that instead of blocking the once I want to restrict I should be able to block all and allow the the few I want to allow (a ip range)
Not a big network no fancy router simple
it's about 25 devices all have a static ip configured on the device
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I'm trying to add routing port (fa) but it only allows me to add switching port.  When I add switching port it does not allow me to configure it with an IP.  I'm trying to add it on router 1841.  Thanks in advance.
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Google Photo's "Backup & Sync" tool is making my internet connection unusable when I'm uploading photos from my desktop.  I have another desktop & laptop, all on the same WiFi.

I do see I can limit upload and download speed.

QUESTION:

If the desktop is the only device requesting bandwidth, I presume that would get all of the bandwidth.

However, when I start using my laptop, shouldn't it share the connection and play nice?

My Comcast is normally 30 Mbps down and 5 Mbps up when I'm not uploading.

When uploading without specifying a limit, it can drop to under 1 download and 1 upload.

I just specified a limit of 400 KB/sec and download limit to 1800 KB/sec to see if that helps.

Thx
Mike
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Hi Expert, Please see the attached screenshot. I am installing Solarwinds. but I got an error message. I do not know what SQL server name is to fill the SQL server name. I tried different name including the computer name. During the process of installation, I follow the steps to install, which include automatic SQL installation. Did I miss some step or wrong? Thank you
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Hi, I'm not sure if i'm reading the lease times correctly.  Therefore, I don't know if I am maxing out leased IPs.  Here's what I'm viewing.Sonicwall DHCP Stats
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Please provide me with the URL address to download the Dell SonicWall TZ600 manual.
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I need to reset the logon password for a  Dell SonicWall TZ600 router which I would like to do without erasing any of the existing settings or configurations.

How can this be done?
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Building an interactive eFuture classroom
Building an interactive eFuture classroom

Watch and learn how ATEN provided a total control system solution including seamless switching matrix switch, HDBaseT extenders, PDU, lighting control to build an interactive eFuture classroom.

I know sh ver , uptime for 2 days , 4 hours etc..
but i need to know the reason of down , if it is a power issue or reloaded administratively
thanks
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Good morning IT pros.

I'm new to Ubiquiti, wondering how to make these 4 VLANs work with the equipment you see on the screen shot?
Do you have links that provide step by step or ideas how to implement that setup?

Do I need or can I trunk ports on this equipment?


Ubiquiti Equipment
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A customer called me this afternoon and they cannot get their computer to connect with the printer.  It was doing fine until they decided to switch internet company.
I successfully connected the printer wirelessly to the router.  An Ethernet cable runs from the router to the computer. Still the computer cannot see the printer.  Since it was getting late I quit an am going back in the morning.  
I just need some ideas what to do or what to look for to get it to see the printer when I get there in the morning.
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Greetings,

I have just configured a LAN > WAN  Static Route within a  Sonicwall TZ300 running firmware 6.2.7.1-23n utilizing dual WAN connections pointing a specific Private IP Address to the X1 WAN Interface.

the issue is:
While I am able to run Windows Updates, a remote backup service (MozyPro), a remote log in service (Log Me In Rescue) on the Server with the static Private IP Address stipulated in the Route I am unable to browse the internet on this same Server.
I am able to PING MSN.com, Yahoo.com, google.com,etc when the route is active but I cannot browse.
DNS configured on  this Server included in the Static Route is the LAN Gateway IP and 8.8.8.8.

IF I disable the Static Route = all is good (the Server CAN browse the internet) but it is using the U0 Interface without the Static Route in place.

Config is as follows:
* Dual WAN:
"Basic" Failover / Load Balanced Enabled
Default LB Group Ordering:  1st= UO, 2nd= X1 probing turned off for both connections and both "always active".
By default this causes all LAN connected devices to point to and utilize the U0 WAN interface which is working with out a hitch.
* Static Route:
Single Server 2008 Private Static IP  configured for "Any" Destination, "HTTP" Service ("ANY" in this field did not allow any WAN connection), X1 Default Gateway and X1 Interface with a Metric of 10.

The inability to browse the web on this particular Server is not really an issue except when we need to browse to a software …
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Hi all,

I am running a DD-WRT flashed router with a QNAP TS853 Pro server that has Syslog functionality. I am wanting to log all events of my router to the server but I am unsure how to set it up.

Has anyone had any experience with this?

TIA
~Tala~
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Hello Experts,

I am moving my isolated lab to a 'managed' facility. My current setup includes a Cisco ASA 5525X in Transparent mode, that has one 'exposed' subnet with a public IP that is connected through DTAP to a provider. All other subnets are internal private, not exposed nor advertised, by design. The interfaces are grouped together in a bridge group, and then multiple bridge groups are configured, one for each network. Bridge group traffic is isolated from other bridge groups; traffic is not routed to another bridge group within the ASA, and traffic must exit the ASA before it is routed by an external router back to another bridge group in the ASA.


The new 'managed' facility's network deployment team is requiring me to enable BGP on my ASA in order to peer with them.
Considering I do not run BGP now, and have no need to advertise routes (or receive advertised outside routes), I disagree with them. I don't think they understand my network design.

My ASA in Transparent mode is basically a Layer 2 firewall that acts like a “bump in the wire,” or a “stealth firewall,” and is not seen as a router hop to connected devices.
Also, I do not have any routers on the 'inside' private subnets, so there will be no router internally for the BGP session to form an adjacency. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

I am basically asking for confirmation from the experts before I pass this higher up the management chain.

Thank you in advance for your expertise!

Jerry
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DHCP IP address? Routers?I understand the pc with the routers are not so good,which then are the good ones?how do i know wich PC , laptop etc have router and wich don't have router.i don't have phisical pc i have rdps, thank you
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Dear Experts, this interface VLAN 7 suddenly went DOWN this afternoon without any change. I tried to delete interface and recreated, shut and no shut but did not help. It shows like the screenshot. Could you please suggest and explain? Many thanks in advance!

Core switch is Cisco C3750, Access switch is Cisco SG500
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I have Comcast as an internet provider. The public IP address is different on the desktop vs the laptop. Why is that? I thought the public addresses would be the same coming from the same network.
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Hi, I would like to connect multiple WiFi routers, so I can be connected to the same wireless network, even beyond the range of one particular router.

The application is that I have a very large space, where I lose WiFi strength at certain areas of the building. So, I would like to use 2 or 3 different WiFi routers, but make all the routers connect back to one and only one network.

Can anyone explain how to do that?

I am using the following 2 routers:
    -- Linksys AS 1200
    -- Linksys AC1200+

Thank you,
Fulano
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Hello

I have a couple of WAN connections and used by few users to access company services like : Mail,Web Applications...etc.
Both Lines have "A" Records with our ISP. if one line is down,  is it possible to redirect the users to access services through the back up line ? or can you suggest best scenario ?

Best Regards
Mahmoud
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Dear wizards, does anyone know the impact of Cisco commands which we type on devices' performance (like resource, CPU...) Will it slow down the connection between users and Internet?

For example: if I type "ip access list extended ETC", then defines lots of policies on it, how many resource should them take from the Router?
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Equipment: ATT DSL service. ATT branded Netgear 6200 DSL Modem (6 months old) running in bridge mode. Netgear 6220 Router (4 months old). Router set to use Google DNS servers (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4). Desktop computer, Verizon Cell Network Extender and Xbox hard-connected to router. Cellphones, Roku, and many other devices wireless connected to router. All worked fine until 1 week ago. No changes to equipment.

Problem. All of a sudden nothing connects to internet. When I try ping from desktop it resolves lookup and then times out on all 4 tries. Talked to AT&T about connection. They had me take router out of loop and reset modem to eliminate bridge mode. Their tests show no problem with line or modem. I have used modem for some time without problem. When I then put modem back to bridge mode and used router to initiate service - same problem exists. I tried changing DNS entries since it seems to not get past DNS name resolution. No help.

I figured bad router - bought new router (also Netgear). Problem remains. Talked to Netgear service - tried a number of things and ended up changing DNS entries back to Google - now it works. Router back and all other devices could access router. Life was good. One week later problem is back. Tried same process (modem to non bridge mode, worked fine, modem back to bridge mode, bought new non Netgear router. Same problem Now I have tried three routers from two companies - don't think it is a router issue.

Went back to original Netgear …
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How to configure port forwarding on Actiontec C1900A modem to access a remote server.

See screenshot below.
I PortForwarding.pdfPortForwarding.pdfneed to know what to insert in all textboxes. I am familiar with portforwarding on another modem.

Thanks!
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We have a ShoreTel phone system with a PRI and 20 DID numbers. WE are also porting 3 other phone numbers to the same PRI.
how do I route calls for 3 new ported numbers to an 3 ShoreTel Extensions or Hunt Groups?
porting numbers is taken 10 day!!! wit Comcast PRI
How Do assign caller ID on 3 extension in question so that current outgoing calls will appear for call recipients  as they come from  future ported numbers?
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Routers

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A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. Routers perform the "traffic directing" functions on the Internet. The most familiar type of routers are home and small office cable or DSL routers that simply pass data, such as web pages, email, IM, and videos between computers and the Internet. More sophisticated routers, such as enterprise routers, connect large business or ISP networks up to the powerful core routers that forward data at high speed along the optical fiber lines of the Internet backbone. Though routers are typically dedicated hardware devices, use of software-based routers has grown increasingly common.