10gbe

  1. fohdeesha

    Turbocharge your Quanta LB6M - Flash To Brocade TurboIron - Big Update!

    UPDATE 7/11/2018 - It's been discovered that the version 8 Brocade firmware originally on the site was an internal-use only, untested beta version. It has been removed from the guide and replaced with the latest v7 mainstream release which is rock stable, well tested and has had a few more...
  2. T

    Home Lab moving to 10GbE

    Hi All, Hopefully the attached image gives a good idea of the setup I have in mind (blue cable is 1GbE). I have yet to buy the items in red and I'm looking for recommendations. What I have found so far is: 2xSFP+ switch = D-Link DGS-1510-20 ~= £180 SFP+ NIC = StarTech PEX10000SFP ~= £175 FO...
  3. J

    Asus Z10PE-D8 2x Xeon E5-2620v4 16c 32t total and more...

    I had to build a temporary server for a client earlier this year to replace a broken one and have one until his built to order one was delivered and setup. All the parts where new at time of build (except the RAID card I grabbed that out of another server) and less than a year old (was...
  4. H

    BNT/IBM G8124 firmware upgrade

    Dear colleagues, I set up a ceph cluster for the lab and therefore was looking for payable 10G switches. So I slipped over the G8124 as you can get those for a good price. The switches basically do what they should. Nevertheless the firmware installed does not support vLAG, which I want to use...
  5. TheBloke

    Best 2 x 10G performance on older system: 2 x single vs 1 x dual-port card?

    Hi all I am wanting to add 2 x 10G ports to my workstation and server. My question is: is there any potential difference, positive or negative, between doing this via one dual-port card (in my case, X520-DA2) versus 2 x single-port card (X520-DA1.) The cards will go in PCIE 2.0 x8 slots, so...
  6. TheBloke

    Going 10G - RJ45 copper via Intel X540?

    Hi all I've spent the last several weeks majorly upgrading my home file server, which is now 2 x hex-core Xeon X5670 CPUs with 72GB RAM, providing 24 x 2TB 7200rpm HDD on 4 x LSI controllers, running Solaris 11.3. I might also add an SSD or two for ZIL and/or cache. Having provided myself...
  7. T

    10GBe direct connection issues

    I am trying to direct connect 10GBe cards and having a heck of a time. I'm connecting short runs via SFP, two ConnectX2 cards. They occasionally see each other. 1 GB network is 192.168.3.xxx 10GB network is 192.168.10.xxx with manual IPs set. In the 10GBe network all I have specified in...
  8. A

    Compatible SFR & Optics for Chelsio N320E-SR?

    Hi, Short Version : i am looking fro compatible SFR & Optics for Chelsio N320E-SR? any recommendation? Detail version: I am new to 10gbe and trying to build my first pfsence router, aim is pfsence will be DHCP and gateway for my all WAN 1Gbt and internal LAN 10Gbt. My WAN is 100 UP/100 down...
  9. realtomatoes

    dlink 16 port gigabit + 2 sfp+ 10gbe $250 on amazon

    stumbled onto this Sixteen (16) 10/100/1000BASE-T Ports Two (2) 10-Gigabit SFP+ Ports Two (2) Gigabit SFP Ports Amazon.com: D-Link Systems 20-Port SmartPro Stackable Switch & 2 Gigabit SFP Ports and 2 10GbE SFP+ Ports (DGS-1510-20): Computers & Accessories
  10. X

    Network design help.

    Hi all, I have been browsing for a while and posting an answer here and there, but I am to the point in my new lab/network build out that I need a bit of help. I have a 2gbps fiber loop being installed at the end of January and I decided to start getting everything ready for it. Until this...
  11. unclerunkle

    NETGEAR ProSAFE XS708E-200NES 8-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Web Managed Switch $600

    The NETGEAR ProSAFE XS708E-200NES 8-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Web Managed Switch is currently on a lightning deal for the next hour at Amazon for $600. Hope this helps someone out there... Amazon.com: NETGEAR ProSAFE 8-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Web Managed Switch (XS708E-200NES): Computers &...
  12. R

    How to disable iscsi boot on Intel XF SR nics.

    I have a PFSense router managing my dual 1GbE home network links (WAN). For the LAN I have an i350 quad and all is working fine. I also have two Intel XF SR 10GbE nics linking my home server and SAN. All is working fine. I have picked up a couple more of Intel XF SR 10Gbe cards with the idea...
  13. Jerry Renwick

    How to add 40/100Gbps services to a existing metro network without affecting legacy installation?

    The existing 10GbE network is adequate for my data center now, but the 40Gbps and 100Gbps applications have been on the market for some time. So for future proofing, how to add 40Gbps and 100Gbps services to a existing metro network without affecting the legacy installation? I really need some...
  14. R

    Gnodal GS4008

    This may have been covered already in another thread but I wasn't able to find anything when I searched. I've found Gnodal GS4008 switches for a pretty good price and was wondering if anyone on here had managed to get their hands on a manual or the latest firmware image. If anyone has a copy of...
  15. P

    Need a recommendation - 24 or 48 port POE switch with 2 or more SFP+ 10GbE Port Preferred

    As in title, I am looking for a 24 or 48 port gigabit POE switch. Would prefer one with 2 or 4 ports SFP+ 10GbE. A SG500x-24P would be perfect, but none are to be found at a reasonable price at this time. Any other suggestions? If I forgo the 10GbE requirement, what is my best option? I have...
  16. P

    SOLD: 40GbE Setup Including Gnodal GS4008 and Mellanox ConnectX-3 40GbE Cards

    Sold. Thanks everyone I have for sale a 40GbE setup that is tested and working. Included: 1 x Gnodal GS4008 The GS4008 is in good working order. It has minor blemishes (scratches etc) and one rear power supply is missing the plastic knob on the release (release works fine) and has a...
  17. Andre Blumberg

    Your feedback - 10G switches: D-Link DXS-1210-12TC vs Netgear ProSafe XS712T-100NES vs ZyXEL XS1920

    Planning to build a home 10G network and have narrowed down my switch choice to one of these three. Would be interested in any feedback you may have on these - thanks in advance. D-Link DXS-1210-12TC - relatively new to market - smart fans Netgear ProSafe XS712T-100NES - apparently very...