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    8x10G on a single NIC ? (Dual 40G or 100G with fanout/splitters)

    Folks, Does anyone know if I can get 8x10G on a single NIC using Dual 40G or 100G with fanout/splitters ? Thanks john
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    EU [FS] 2x Netgear M4300-8X8F, Stack, 32x 10G, 16x SFP+ & 16x 10GBASE-T

    Hi, I recently downgraded my entire Homelab. Now I have two Netgear M4300-8X8F left for sale. Can only sell both together because 19" Rackomunt is only possible with both units. Idle Power Consumption ~20watts per device. I live in Germany so Shipping is available to EU only. Asking price is...
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    Silent 10G Switch 16 - 24 Ports

    Hello everyone, I have currently 2 MikroTik CRS312-4C-8XG andI think they’re pretty loud. So I was thinking to replace them maybe evenday do a good job. Someone on Reddit did a Noctua Mod but the temps are a bit high then (about 5C more in average). I would like to have more less the same...
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    Planning the network of a small radio broadcast station

    Dear all, I have been following the STH Youtube channel for some time, but this is my first post in the Forum. I am currently planning the renovation of the network infrastructure of a local non-profit radio station in Portugal and, since I’m just a student and hobbyist, it would be very...
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    Can't get 10G speeds on main subnet

    Hi I have a nas with 10GbaseT and a PC with a Mellanox SFP+ as well as on board 2.5G. Connected via a CRS305-1G-4S+IN switch. Using a consumer TP-Link router (although I have a box to set up PFSense or OPNSense on). If I have the 10G nics on the same subnet as the rest of the home network, I...
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    HP SFP+ 10G network cards

    I want to fool around with 10G networking, so I've been looking for cheap 10G adapters with the lowest possible power consumption. So far the cheapest ones I've found were the HP 530SFP+ and HP NC550SFP. I've read some random posts saying these HP adapters are a nightmare outside of HP servers...
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    EU [WTB] brocade icx6450-24 or 24p

    In Portugal . I want a 6450-24 . The non poe version is preferred but I can deal with the poe version ( the poe version is louder and more expensive). Looking for a deal since someone cleaned them all out on this side of the pond . I would be down with the 6450-48 but it would have to be a...
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    FS: SOLD

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    Mellanox 10G Dual-Port card does not do any routing with IPoIB?

    Hey folks, I have 3 servers equipped with the Connect-X2 MT26418, all running Proxmox (debian11). The cards are all 2 Port ones, and I got 2 cables running between them like this: +---------------------------+ | serv1 | +---------------------------+ | Port 2 |...
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    Mellanox ConnectX-3 slow transfer speed

    Hello, I have tested a couple of MCX-311A card (latest driver and firmware) under Mint(Ubuntu) Linux with iperf. They work fine (9.x Gbit/s). I have tested these cards in a fresh-install Win10 21H2 (all default) on a Optiplex 9020. The iperf is about 8-9Gbit/s. When I test these cards in a...
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    Upgrade 10G network and move away from CX4

    I am looking for a recommendation to replace my current switches which have CX4 and move to 10Gbase-T. Main reason is that I need to add a remote switch in a media closet and which will connect via Cat 6e. Second reason is that I want to retire my aged HP servers running VMs and SAN and get a...
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    [FS][US-VA] QNAP TS-453B NAS + 10GB & 2x NVME

    Selling a QNAP TS-453B, used in a smoke free home, working, only pulled the drives and did a reset. I did install and is included the QNAP QM2 (2P10G1T) 10G ethernet card with the two NVME slots and the NAS power supply. Will hold four 3.5" drives, all trays are included. If you want more...
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    looking for 4x switch suggestion

    currently we have mix brand mode switches mostly cisco 3x2690G, 3132q (40GB), dell force10(10GB) we are out of 1G ports, and we in the process of ordering new(refurbished) switches we are thinking for ordering 4x3750x with 10GB module. (each cost around 300$ on ebay) I am thinking for going...
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    Mellanox ConnectX-3 (single port, MCX341A-XCGN, OCP mezzanine) running at x2 pcie?

    Hi, I'm having issues with my ConnectX-3's from ebay (ocp mezzanine). One card would only run at 2.0 x2 (in a 2.0 x16, running at x4 slot) and 3.0 x2 (in a 4.0 x16, running at x4 slot). Anyone have similar issues?
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    Making a 10G SFP+ switch Nbase-T capable?

    Dear All, I was reading the "SFP+ to 10Gbase-T Adapter Module Buyers Guide" with quite some interest, as I have an existing CAT6a network, but could gate fairly cheap business 10G switches with SFP+ ports. As I need Nbase-T capabilities and most of the 10G SFP+ switches I'm currently watching...
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    Help! proxmox webui not reachable via 10GbE ?

    Preface: I am not a linux/unix guru, but I can figure things out and googlefoo for the most part... I've only added the components of my network that are valid for this post. Configuration: *Server 00 2x Xeon E5-2678V3, 256GB ram, Intel 540-T2 10 GbE, Intel I350 2x 1GbE and onboard 540-T2 GbE...
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    10g Home NAS Setup

    Hi all, I'm new here and have searched to try to find what I'm after with no avail, and you lot seem to know what you're on about! I would like to see if you can find an issue with my proposed setup, I work in 3D using a lot of data and am moving into a new home in a few weeks, a perfect time...
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    6x 10Gig X10SLH-LN6TF

    Was not looking for this but just stumble on it Supermicro X10SLH-LN6TF Motherboard w/ onboard 6x 10G 3x X540-T2 Nics &TPM &HSU | eBay
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    Anyone ever used Dell Force10 S55t-AC switch (or similar)? Any good?

    Hey, So I have a similar switch, a D-Link DGS-3427, which is a 24-port gigabit switch with a 10G backbone (I have two CX4 expanders currently). I really like it but I can't help there might be some nicer stuff out there that could be had cheap. Has anyone worked with the Dell Force10 network...
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    Do all SFP+ NIC accept Fiber Transceivers?

    Probably noob question: Do all SFP+ NIC accept Fiber Transceivers? I want to buy a few 10G NICs and use a fiber SR Transceiver. Saw the threads on the OEM Mellanox, but couldn't figure out if they use copper or Fiber transceivers.