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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...
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    WTB: Meraki MX84 / MX100 (with licenses)

    Looking for someone who has a Cisco Meraki MX84 or MX100 (MX80/MX90 EOS) that still has a license. Let me know what you have and how long is left on your dashboard. Thanks!
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    (Solved)Wake on lan unraid server

    I am currently using a unraid server with a pfsense VM to provide internet to my network following spaceinvaderone's pfsense tutorials ive managed to get everything working splendidly except for one last piece to my puzzle. I also have a pfsense bare metal install which have built the box for...
  4. N

    EU FS: Brocade MLXE-4-MR2-M-AC IP/MPLS Router for datacenter

    Hi there, i have these 2 similar units that I dont use, nor do i intend to use them at home :) maybe somebody in here would be interested. The units comes without any modules beside the 2* PSU and 4 fans in the rear. (Management and interface modules is needed) My selling price is: 150 each...
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    Simple Home Network Advice

    Hey all, I am looking for some guidance on my home network rebuild. Here are some details: I have a 400/20 mbit cable connection to the house My house is a ~1600sqft (i think) ranch with drywall and unfinished full basement All rooms are wired with cat5/6 I use a WNDR3700 with openwrt on it...
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    Guidance on building home server

    We're looking to build a home server to be used for, steam web cache, file server (local and internet) and ripping and hosting Blu-ray's. The hardware we're thinking about at the moment is: CPU: athlon 3000g Ram: 2*4gb ddr4 Storage: 10*600gb 15k sas + 120gb ssd Motherboard: Asus b450m micro ATX...
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    how to divide internet speed to 4 access point

    hey guys, I wanna know how to divide internet speed to 4 access points For example my net speed is 200mbps and below are average connected users but I want 1 and 2 access point to have higher speed than 3 and 4 1 AP = 30users 2 AP = 45 users 3 AP = 15 users 4 AP = 8 users Kindly help me...
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    Networking Services don’t auto-start on boot up - Dell R720 w/ proxmox (Warning: Beginner User)

    I’m working on a home server project using a Dell R720 to serve as a NAS, PLEX server, and torrent grabber. This is my first server ever and my first experience in networking, server hardware, and Linux. Because of this, I do not know how to carry out the three functions listed out above so I’m...
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    Accton/Edgecore/White Box vs Arista & other branded switches?

    Anyone here have any thoughts on Accton / Edgecore switches versus Arista or other more branded switches? Seeing that the hyperscalers (FB, AMZN) are using a lot of cheaper switches, but like we've seen elsewhere, these cheaper switches are actually moving up in terms of value and...
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    Switch recommendations needed

    Hi, I am by no means a network engineer, so I'm hoping I can provide my use case and get some constructive feedback and a specific make/model of switch to buy. So I am currently running my main servers, NASs and workstations over 10GBE with jumbo frames. They all work great and I don't want to...
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    MikroTik 10GbE x 16 port SFP+ L2 Switch - $268.88 [best offer] @ eBay

    (eBay) New CRS317-1G-16S+RM Cloud Router Switch Mikrotik, 16x SFP+, 1x Gbit Lan Best offered $265, seller counteroffered at $268.88. For my needs I think this switch is awesome - it's super low power (like, double digits afaik). So, you could grab a sweet used Brocade/Dell/etc for a steal...
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    Huawei OptiX OSN 500

    Hello, Does anyone have experience or owns an OSN 500 and can tell me about its performance?
  13. marcoi

    networking help

    so i need to pick the brains of the network gurus out there. I have an ATT fiber at home with 8 static IP block with 5 usable. I have two ESXI hosts that run home services and dev lab. I setup a third esxi host to be used for external services (minecraft/blog, etc). I have the ATT modem setup...
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    Unifi with ICX

    Have any of you had any experience with Ubiquiti (Ubnt) gear and the ICX? I am trying to keep the 10gb traffic constrained within the 10gb ports, and only route out when needed to reach a client on the wifi or the internet since the PR01 is connected via 1gb links. I can setup static routes...
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    STP behaviour question

    Hi, clearly no networking expert here - so maybe somebody with more experience in this can answer :) I am trying to get more resilience in my network by adding a second cross building interconnect. The simplified target design would basically look like this: Now from what I understand this...
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    Mellanox ConnectX-2 Still Good?

    Hi there. I have recently started building a homelab based on a custom NAS and a few R710's. I am looking to upgrade to 10G networking (point to point, NAS to workstation R710) and am wondering if the ConnectX-2 cards (mnpa19-XTR) are still any good? I've heard that they are plug and play in...
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    Chelsio T422-CR Half working..

    Hello, (Mods, please move this if in wrong category) I have 2x Chelsio T422-CR NICs installed in my esx hosts. Both hosts are on the same patch level of 6.5. I have installed 6.5 Chelsio T5/T4 VIB and all interfaces appear. I have set both adapters to esxi mode using CLI tool. Now...
  18. Zack Hehmann

    Alcatel-Lucent/NOKIA 7210 D SAS Image

    Hello all, I have an Alcatel-Lucent/NOKIA 7210 D SAS switch that was given to me. I was wanting to use in in my lab. My friend factory defaulted the device before giving it to me. He doesn't have access to any of the images as the device was sent to him for scrap and they don't ues NOKIA...
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    Cellular Gateway device to communicate with wireless modem

    The Industrial grade contact closures are helping to detect the power supply of every industrial machine and with the help of mesh network I am able to monitor the data from these contact closure by receiving the values from the wireless modem connected to my PC but I looking for gateway device...
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    Flashing stock Mellanox firmware to OEM (EMC) ConnectX-3 IB/Ethernet dual-port QSFP adapter

    Hello! I have the opportunity to purchase some used dual-port Mellanox MCX354A-QCBT ConnectX-3 cards with VPI network adapter. (10 GbE Ethernet and 40 Gbps InfiniBand.) These would be perfect for my cluster after correct configuration.. They were originally pulled from EMC systems and...