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A switch is a device that filters and forwards packets of data between LAN segments. Switches operate at the data link layer or the network layer o...

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VLAN segmentation

We are a manufacturer, so we have PLCs that do much multicasting.  Sometimes a PLC message doesn't …

Port configurations on Cisco Catalyst switches

I see many questions here on Experts Exchange regarding switch port configurations and trunks. This …
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Sometimes no DHCP reply > switch problem ?


Weird problem here ... some of my machines, at times, don't immediately get an IP address …
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VMware License for BE7M-M5-K9 Servers


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We're ordering two Cisco BE7M-M5-K9 servers for UCS applications. We have been informed

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Connect client computers to T1 router

I have a T1 line installed that runs into a Cisco 1840 router.  I have only one static IP address …
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SMS Gateway Integration not working with Cisco ISE


We are currently deploying Guest Wireless using Cisco ISE for managing Guest Access through a

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data vlan setup


We will be required to setup vlans on our LAN and WAN very soon..

Looking at the help file…
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switch vlan mismatch

I'm getting these errors, and I kind of understand why, but  I guess I might need some help in …
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Dynamic Routing Implementation

Hello  Experts,
The below diagram shows  our network between Building A and Building B connected …
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Network Design for Guest Internet Access

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We are planning to deploy  Wireless Internet Access throughout campus. The campus …
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Designing Network with Cisco ASA and TMG for Internet Traffic

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I am designing a network for a customer Please see the below diagram.

The …
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cisco core switch blocking packets or not passing packets?


Cisco core switch 3850 not passing dhcp traffic to my firewall.

I have a cisco 3850 switch, stacked

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A new vLan on cisco 2960

I have just made a new vLan 2 on my switch cisco 2960, assigned port 'interface gig 0/23', …
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Routing multiple vlans across multiple switches.

I had issues routing voice traffic across two same make/model switches, one as a core and the …
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I have created two VLAN in my switch as follows. I am unable to communicate from VLAN20 to VLAN30. I…
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HP Pro Curve 2810 not picking up IP address from DHCP Server

I am migrating a Cisco 2950 switch to HP Pro Curve 2810 switch, On Cisco 2950 switch there are 2 …
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Placement of Cisco ISE and WLC in Network Architecture

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We are currently collaborating with a third-party VAR. However I am also seeking guidance

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Ive installed SDM on my local pc.  I have a console cable connected to my router.  I wish to use SDM…
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VLAN Access Security

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We have more than 50 VLANS configured in our Cisco network. I want to implement a …
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Deleting the VTP Configuration From a Cisco Switch

WARNING:  If you follow the instructions here, you will wipe out your VTP and VLAN configurations.

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