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    LACP configuration

    Hello friends! I am trying to configure LACP between my Juniper SRX240 (JunOS 12.3) and Quanta LB6M. So far, I'm stuck. Let me show you my current configuration on both devices. Quanta LB6M configuration interface 0/25 addport 1/1 exit interface 0/26 addport 1/1 exit interface 0/27 addport...
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    Setting up network/pfsense machine w/ 2.5gbe home connection

    I recently got 2gig internet from Frontier (I am getting around 2.3gbe at the router) and want to revamp my home network to take advantage of the new speed and had some questions getting started. Before this I was stuck at 25-50mbps, so didn't ever really worry about any of my equipment. The...
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    Dell MX7000 - Blade's iDRAC configured and accessible. ESXi on same VLAN not accessible.

    I'm scratching my head on this one. I have a Dell MX7000 in my lab that I just got. It has 7x MX740c blades, and a single MX9116N switch. Since I only have 1x MX9116N switch at the moment, SmartFabric is not available. "Old school" CLI management on this one for now... All firmware is...
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    recommended ram for Topton N6005 Router 6 LAN

    I ordered a barebone Topton N6005 Router 6 LAN from AliExpress today with the intention of running OPNsense on it. Specs say: • Dual SO-DIMM DDR4 ram slots, support 2400/2666/2933MHz Anyone have experience with this unit, or more specifically a suggestion of what ram I should buy? I'm...
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    Proxmox isolating vm from host, hyper & user (network and volumes)

    Need to run some sketchy applications in a linux or windows vm, let's call it SketchVM. What I want to accomplish: - SketchVM to have access to the internet. -Malware on SketchVM cannot infect proxmox hypervisor -Malware on SketchVM cannot infect other vms or write to their drives -Malware...
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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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    Infiniband Network for small GPU-Cluster

    Hi everyone, I am currently in the process of planning an Infiniband Network for our new GPU cluster. We want to be able to run simulation / AI workloads across the big GPU nodes and are hence looking to connect everything with a 100 Gb Infiniband-Network. At first, I was thinking of the...
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    Is there ANY way for me apply forms of port security to unmanaged switches?/ ANSWERED

    So I am a college student and for a project, I am very interested in whether or not there is ANY way for me to apply port security settings to the ports of an unmanaged switch. I realized that unmanaged switches do not have any sort of interface in which to naturally do this, unlike managed...
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    ESXi Network help

    So, I have a Dell R620 running ESXi. I have two network cables coming into different NICs, each one on it's own network. I am trying to set up ESXi to run a webserver and a Kemp load balancer. now, in my home network, I have two LANs comming off a PFsense box, one connects to my VPN and its...
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    Optimal OS for game dedicated server

    What OS(excluding linux, ubuntu and other unix like OS and excluding windows server OS) should I use for operating a dedicated server for running the server files for my game?
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    Juniper EX4200-24T IOS

    I am at a loss, I recently bought a switch (EX4200-24T) Second hand from amazon, however at some point during setup one of my config files was corrupted and now the only way to fix this is a format with a new OS install, Juniper support is trying to force me to buy a 1000$ support contract in...
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    help getting started seastone DX010

    Hello everyone, I come to you because it is the first time that I am working with these teams, when I connect through the console the switch shows me a promp in bash, but it does not load any switch operating system, someone will have some documentation for this, since I have not been successful...
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    help with seastone DX010

    Hello everyone, I just acquired this seastone DX010 switch, but the truth is that I do not know anything about this equipment, it has a console cable, but when I connect it to my PC nothing comes out, only strange symbols, I have changed the cable, USB port and PC, but I still have the same...
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    Hobbyist looking for practical networking learning resources

    Hello everyone, A few years ago, I got bitten by the networking/Linux/virtualization bug and have been exploring these areas ever since. I built two NASes and a PFSense router with 5 VLANs, and am now focusing on networking. I am watching videos for the CompTIA Networking+ exam, but it's too...
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    Secure Access to Nextcloud

    Hi there, I've set up a small nextcloud instance on my home server. In the meantime, I connect directly via port forwarding and HTTP / HTTPS Port to the web interface of nextcloud. But because forwarding ports in the router could be a possible security risk, I want to avoid this practice. My...
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    Accelerated packet pushers, e.g. XDP vs DPDK - what do you use, and why?

    @mmx01 I have a VM running VyOS I'm using as a packet pusher for a storage network. I'd like to offload it to an old E3 board I'm using as an OPNsense router. But my storage network is 40Gbps, and it's impossible for even a fast board to get that kind of throughput, let alone a dual core E3...
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    EU WTB: Mellanox SX6036 FDR Infiniband Switch

    Hello again! Probably should have consolidated the FS and WTB ads in one post but for clarity I figured I'd post twice. If you're here from my FS post, I am looking for the above equipment. Does anyone have one for sale? Please let me know. Happy new year!
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    EU FS: Mellanox Infiniscale IV IS5030 18-port DDR switch

    Hello boys and girls, I have here for sale the above item. I want to move up to an FDR switch as part of upgrading my home lab, so if anyone wants to get started, play around and learn about Infiniband networking with a cheap switch (DAC cables go for pretty cheap on eBay as well), this might...
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    Help! ConnectX-4 Lx Not Working in Windows 10

    I'm having major issues with getting windows 10 version 2004 to work with my ConnectX-4 Lx EN Mellanox NIC and would appreciate any help you could provide to get this card working on my gaming rig! Running windows 10 pro, version 2004. Updated FW on card with mlxconfig. Installed latest OFED2...
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    looking for suggestion regarding 40Gbit home networking

    It's quite hard to believe, but I couldn't find any information about creating a 40 Gbit home network. My issue is simple: I live in a 3 room apartment. Since I need the 40 Gbit connection between the rooms, a DAC solution is out of the question - since the distance between the rooms is approx...