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    Discrepancy in Reported FPGA Data Transmission Speeds Across Systems

    I’m encountering an issue with FPGA data transmission speeds that’s puzzling me. The FPGA is programmed to transmit signals via UDP data packets at a speed of 1.1 Gbps, confirmed by testing on another PC. However, on my current system, it’s being detected as only 800 Mbps. Here are some key...
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    Mellanox ConnectX-3 on Proxmox 7.3

    Hi everyone! I have a Proxmox 7.4-17 with a Debian 11.6 (“Bullseye”) on my computer. I have the following network card: Device Type: ConnectX3Pro Part Number: ... Description: HP InfiniBand FDR/Ethernet 10Gb/40Gb 2-port 544+QSFP Adapter PSID: HP_1370110017...
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    ARISTA DCS-7050SX-64 R going for US$125.00 | EBay

    Another hot one for the SFP+ community ... I guess bids ~125USD will be accepted Source: Arista DCS-7050SX-64-R
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    Debian on Mellanox SN2700 (32x100G)

    Source: Debian on Mellanox SN2700 (32x100G)
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    Request for feedback on home network design

    Greetings everyone! I'm my looking for network advice to build a network for a home use case. First and foremost is or any great Black Friday deals that would fit well with the cost-conscious budget? Dedicated router/firewall already purchased. A industrial x86 PC, passively cooled, eight gigs...
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    Mellanox SX6036 DHCP Relay Problems

    I have a couple VLANs and I wanted to set an upstream DHCP relay on them so I could point it to a DHCP server I'm hosting, but the switch is giving me an error if I try to enable it at all. This is said throughout when I just try to enable it or point it to a helper address at all, I can go...
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    Pfsense: is it possible transparent suricata and router on the same box?

    Inspired by cheep quad port 2.5G routers growing in performance and dropping in price, i acquired one. However, in my usage, since my lab got some public IP to work on, i setup pfsense to act as a transparent bridge running suricata for IDS. However, in order t connect my Pfsense box to network...
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    delete this thread

    Please delete this thread.
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    Semi-budget homelab

    I am planning on making a homelab using older business mini towers as the servers to run services. The goals are to self-host everything, have 10 gig and learn. My infrastructure layout was a machine for each of these functions: dns, router, nas, IoT server, game server, and mail/web server. I...
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    [FS][US-TN] CPUs, RAM, SSDs, Networking, Servers, etc.

    I posted this on r/homelabsales and figured I'd throw it here as well. I recently decom'd some gear and am unloading what I can to fund the Dell MX7000 lab project. Prices shown below are negotiable and shipping to the lower 48 states is dependent on the category of item, as detailed below...
  11. SecCon

    Starting from scratch in a small corporate office - input and recommendations requested

    Trying to get them basics straight. This is my first "pro" job where I control everything :cool: Setting up a brand new network for my firms office, 120 square meters, mostly open plan, about 6-8 people in place. The only equipment is a standard Fiberbox and a default ISP modem that can't...
  12. Alfa147x

    WTB: Is anyone for hire tomorrow? I need someone to configure IPv6 and Wiregaurd on my OPNsense Firewall before the 24hrs of Daytona (SOLD)

    (This request is complete) Budget: $150 USD I need someone to walk me through the following: I am on a residential cable connection (Charter) and have not been able to configure IPv6 properly. I need some troubleshooting help here. More importantly, I would like to route traffic from an Apple...
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    [FS] [US-MN] C-Payne PCIe Bifurcation card x8x8 2 side

    Getting rid of some miscellaneous equipment, let me know if you have any questions. 1. Mellanox ConnectX-6 CX653105A single port 100GBE QSFP28 PCIe 3.0 x16 - sold on eBay 2. Two Mellanox ConnectX-4 CX455A single port 100GBE QSFP28 PCIe 3.0 x16 cards with two CWDM4 LC transceivers - sold on...
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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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    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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    iperf3 speeds not symmetric on multiple adapters in Windows 10?

    I ran `iperf3` between two Windows machines and noticed that the speeds were not symmetric. I tested using both the built-in 1-gigabit Ethernet adapters in each machine as well as with 10-gigabit Mellanox ConnectX-2 cards in both machines. Here's the relevant output. I address the 10-gigabit...
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    Network Architecture Advise

    I am trying to build out my home network, my goals are high availability and resiliency. I plan to run a Docker Swarm, one docker host on each of my VM servers and one in the DigitalOcean cloud and point all my traffic through a Nginx Proxy Manager on my Docker Swarm. My issue is I have a ton of...
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    dell m1000e Mezzanine compatibility issue

    I have a m1000e with some m820 and m620 that are working fine, each of them have the following network card configured to work on 10gb Ethernet 10 GbE XAUI Broadcom M57710 i am trying to add newer m630 blades . but every mazzine network card i try gives an error and the server does not...
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    optical transceiver SFP+ issue

    Can I use the optical transceiver SFP+ ODX042501 of X2CS uplink board on the Switch that the port is 10GE?
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    IBM x3650 (7979) Server BMC NIC not working

    Hello, I got a hold of a few IBM x3650 (7979) 2RU Servers (with 6x 3.5 HDD space). The servers work perfectly. The only issue is, the integrated management interface does not work, more accurately the network card gives no sings of life (no lights turn on when the network cable is plugged...