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Questions tagged [networking]

For questions concerning the wired or wireless communication between computing platforms.

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link aggregation for home broadband? [closed]

I'm connecting to internet using a 4G Modem. I'm thinking about link aggression for years now, but don't seems to find any device for home use. 1st is link aggregation (two 4G connection in my ...
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Ethernet Dongle Capable of supporting ethtool FCS Disable [closed]

I am attempting to use ethtool to disable the FCS of Ethernet frames. The command is: sudo ethtool -K eth0 rx-all on The network hardware built into the raspberry pi I am using maintains this as a ...
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Improving WiFi coverage and speed

I want to improve WiFi speed, stability and coverage in a building that has UniFi AP installed. There are three 802.11 b/g/n UniFi AP's, installed in three different 2-storey armored concrete ...
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Which type of patch panel for home network

Lots of information out there but hard to get some help! I need a patch panel (at least 16 ports) for a cat6a home network (shielded cables) but what type of patch panel! I don't expect to move the ...
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Windows 10, 10 Gbps Network Interface Card

We have a Windows 10 desktop system with the specifications listed below that has a 1 Gbps network interface card (NIC). We'd like to upgrade it with a 10 Gbps NIC. Any recommendations for a ...
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Cheap and flexible switch with MACSec / NIC with MACSec support

I am looking for MACSec hardware for an academic project (layer 2 encryption). The main requirements are simplicity and a flexible key exchange configuration (however, it is not yet specified how the ...
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Small LTE Router with built in IPsec VPN client

I am looking for small 4G router which has built-in (IPsec or SSL) client and can connect to Cisco ASA Firewall , Cisco ISR can work as IPsec VPN client but it is expensive and big
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Networking hardware that allows configuration of IP for each port

I regularly need to test our hardware products. Usually that consists of having ~50 devices sitting on a bench for some time from 1 day to 14 days. Often we have a wifi connection to the device, so we ...
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Need CPE recommendations

I need to have an outdoor CPE with external omnidirectional antenna. The CPE should act as bridge mode so that it can connect to a router providing internet and then 30-40 devices can connect to it ...
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Can I connect two computers using a Thunderbolt 3 cable using ethernet?

I am trying to avoid the very expensive 10GBe approaches which would likely require me to get an expensive 10G switch to connect an iMac to my storage server. I wonder if I could use an iMac (not Pro)...
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Recomendation for a gsm modem for mobile network environment probing

I'm looking for an USB GSM (2/3/4G or at least 3/4G) modem with some "extended" capabilities addressable with AT commands. The major capabilities I'm looking for are: report extended data about radio ...
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Low Latency Packet Capture

I am looking for a solution for capturing live data (TCP and broadcast/multicast over UDP) with little latency impact (e.g. < 50 nanosecond) with timestamping in nano or in some stable clock cycle (...
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Multi-WAN gigabit Router

(Yes, I’ve seen this question which is very similar, however my specs include the word gigabit. Also the only current answer to that question was written by someone that didn’t understand the meaning ...
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Router that can support multiple wired and wireless networks/vlans

I'm looking to massively upgrade my home infrastructure. I have multiple wired and wireless devices - desktop computers, laptops, servers, tablets, phones, assistants (Alexa, Google Assistant, etc), ...
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Are there any generic FTTH ONT available or feasible?

I am coming from having owned quite a few ADSL modems. In the ADSL world, you just can plug in an ADSL modem to an RJ-11 telephone line of any network service provider, do the necessary configuration ...
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Recommendation for sfp(+) NIC compatible with an sfp onu gpon optics module

I've got a computer and I'd like to directly connect the fiber from my ISP. I've been researching for a while and I know what I need, but not exactly what I need, like which manufacturer, max speed, # ...
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Is there a WiFi “bridge” router (or device) that can make a permanent hotspot from a University wireless requires a username and password?

There have been similar questions that seem to offer a WiFi "bridge" solution but I have tried several of these bridge routers and none of them work to "bride" a University WiFi that requires a ...
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Phone with physical keypad and hotspot

Looking for the simplest possible cell-phone with following features: physical keypad (like the old phones before the iPhone era) simple phone-book - like old Nokia phones and like... allows phone ...
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Cheap router (dual-band, 802.11ac) for home network

My budget - 40€ I want a cheap router for my home. It has to be dual-band (2.4Ghz/5Ghz), norm 802.11ac and capable of handling 16 users simultaneously. I will use this router as a bridge because I ...
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Looking for dual-wan wifi router

I'm looking for the dual wan wifi router. The price is supposed to be ~100$. I'm using Asus RT-AC66U, but I'm somehow unlucky with Asus routers as the first one was just loosing wifi connectivity and ...
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COTS router as both wireless client and access point and separate SSIDs

I am searching for a commercial off the shelf device, or list of devices, or general name of the appliance, that perform(s) the following: Has at least two radios that can be configured such that one ...
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adding modem to analogue exchange

I'm designing a newer model for an old analogue exchange. In the original model, the different handset connectors are connected(through transformer) to a matrix, which is controlled by the CPU. The ...
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Ethernet to wifi converter?

I have a wired ethernet network connection and want to broadcast it as wifi. Does anyone know if there are any fairly cheap (<£50) ethernet to wifi converter? Something like http://www....
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Reliable computer for live streaming video to youtube 24/7

I have a live stream running that sends a 1080p video stream to Youtube. It receives the data from a camera in the network, converts the stream (using ffmpeg) and uploads it to the Youtube channel. ...
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Netgear XR500 vs ASUS ROG AC5300: Which is the better option with my configuration?

After agonizing for days and being an irritant all over Stack Exchange trying to sort out my networking woes, I've narrowed down my current purchase needs to fit one of two routers. One is the ...
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SYNOLOGY DS718+ NAS disk as shared folder for 30 people

In our office we use as a shared folder (we are 30 users). This older exists in a local server Windows Server 2008 R2. The problem is that the free disk space of our server is getting very low, so I ...
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WiFi Extender with PoE Injector

I have a small PoE based device that only has the ability to connect via Ethernet. The location it is being installed does not have any network cables run but does have WiFi coverage and power near ...
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Firewalling a device from the same subnet as rest of the network

I need a Layer 2 or Transparent Firewall to add to an existing infrastructure without changing IP address. Any suggestion for one? Perhaps one that can block ARP broadcasts? Original text: What kind ...
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Setting up home wireless network

I'm trying to set up wireless network at my home. I've been given a router Zyxel Keentic Extra for my birthday as I didn't have any. It looks like this router isn't enough to cover all my flat. It has ...
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Choosing module SIM for pushing data form car-mounted microcontroller to remote server

Assume that I have a box attached into a car and its function is receiving sensors data (GPS, temperature, speed) and push these data onto a remote sever through 2G/3G. Because I need this system be ...
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Access point for small business hotspot

I'd like to create a free hotspot wifi in my cafè to get email/phone number (previous agreement of the user) from my clients. In other words, I want an access point with costumizable captive portal. I ...
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Such a thing as a “subtitle screen”?

We have an auditorium used for classes. The classes are given in English. We have several international students who speak English, but have trouble keeping up with the pace of a lecture in English. ...
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Router supporting hierarchical prefix delegation

What options do I have if I need a router which can Run a DHCPv6 client on its WAN port to request a delegated prefix (in the range /48 to /60). Run a DHCPv6 server on the LAN and hand out subnets of ...
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What device can I get or configure that extends existing WiFi networks without creating new ones?

[This may be the wrong SE site for this question. Apologies if it is: it seems the best fit.] I have ongoing problems with WiFi connectivity in my house. Due to a combination of factors, my router ...
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Coax to CAT5 Converter?

My friend wanted to replace the cheapo router from Verizon with a good one she had previously bought, asked me to look at it for her. Turns out though, the ones from Verizon are all wired in to the ...
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Router that can connect to a wifi network and create a new wifi network

I’m looking for a router that can create a new wifi-network “B” with its own SSID and password but the router gains its internet access by connecting to another existing wifi-network “A” ...
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Dial-up hardware for server side

This question is probably 20 years too late. I have a requirement where a bunch of analog phone lines will connect using dialup modem to my linux/windows server, in order to communicate. Just like we ...
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DIY 4-Port Gbit and Wifi router

I want to setup my own router. My requirements are: Intel or AMD based Low power consumption min. 3x Gbit LAN + 1x GbitWAN Port Wifi (min. 802.11n) Optional: 4 SATA Ports for Backups The hardware ...
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IT Networking: Tiny managed 2-port network switch?

Is there such a thing as a fully managed mini 2-port network switch? I would like to move printers to a dedicated and isolated VLAN, but most of the printers don't have built-in VLAN support, and ...
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Multi sim card slots Mobile WIFI Router

I've been searching for a Mobile WIFI Router that supports 4 sim card slots but with no result, have anyone of you stumbled upon such a thing ?
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Network Adapter to make PC 802.11ad compatible

I am impressed with the performance of the TP-Link AD7200 Wireless Router. But I am also aware that the 802.11ad ecosystem is still growing. There are not too many devices that support this band range/...
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Secure EuroDOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Does there exists a EuroDOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, where the internal flash memory has write protection, so that the the configuration can't be changed during runtime if write protection is enabled?
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Secure switch for network monitorring

I'm looking for a switch with port mirroring function and write protection function for his flash memory, so that no malicious code can be stored at the chipset or other connected machines can change ...
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Whole home wifi system

I want to have reliable, fast, wifi coverage throughout my house. It is a quite large house, with some thick walls, so a single wireless router doesn't reach to the far corners. I have tried adding ...
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Can one get hardware quotations by hardware features online?

I'm looking for the simplest motherboard with an i7 processor, one RAM slot for 16gb, 10G RDMA NIC, 1 SATA port, a small NVME and power supply. No need for display ports, USB ports , KVM ports, ...
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Can someone recommend a low-cost Linux computer with a HDD and some RAM expandability? [closed]

I have been using a Raspberry Pi 3B as a workstation, connected to an HDMI monitor and keyboard and mouse. I use it for a variety of tasks, as a general-purpose computer. With accessories it was ...
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A single modem/wireless router that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections?

I am looking for a single modem/wireless router (or just a wireless router) that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections? See below for context. My ...
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Advice for amll GIS shop looking to replace network bottlenecks [duplicate]

Asked before but topic was closed as it was deemed a tech support question more than a hardware recommend question, but I contest this, as we're looking to buy new hardware to solve problems, not ...
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Manageable Router with multiple wifi networks capability

I would like to know if such device exists and what are your models recommendations if so. The problem I'm trying to solve is to create multiple Wi-Fi networks each of then with limited band speed. ...
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TV white space transmitters and receivers

I heard the TV white space (Radio) is unallocated frequency given to broadcasting services. been reading about the superwifi using this frequency and thought how one can use it for personal use. Q1: ...