September 2005

  • Cisco adds new layers to network defense

    The network giant is teaming up with Trend Micro to help companies keep worm and virus outbreaks at bay and is augmenting internal network security with new software.

  • How to share two T1s on one router

    I have a Cisco 1760 router with two T1 WICs and two T1 lines. Can you tell me if how to share both T1s for load balancing and also for failover capabilities? Thank you.

  • How can I share my Internet connection between two routers?

    I want to connect two routers to my Internet connection. The first is a VPN connection consisting of a Cisco 501 switch and an Aironet 1200 wireless router that uses a static address for the connection...

  • How do you get five switches to talk without using a routing protocol?

    I want to add five catalyst 3550 IOS switches to a single 4506 Cisco router so that each switch will have its own subnet. 192.168.10.0, 192.168.11.0, etc.. how do you get all five switches to talk ...

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  • Tips for the CompTIA Network+ exam

    More than 4,000 candidates are taking the CompTIA Network+ exam each month. Here are 10 tips from the Exam Cram 2 Network+ Cram Sheet for Exam N10-003.

  • The network administrator's guide to forensic first response

    The time between discovery of an incident and the handover of digital evidence is critical for the possibility of successful evidence retrieval. Mishandled evidence, whether to be used in court or...

  • Why can I connect to or ping some computers via my Cisco VPN connection but not others?

    Why can I connect to or ping some computers via my Cisco VPN connection but not others? I use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to various computers on our corporate network (Windows XP PRO on all machines...

  • How private networks talk to each other

    I have two private networks linked by VSAT link without Internet. Only the second network has Internet access permitted by an ISP router. I want to permit the other network to access the Internet through...

  • HP strengthens its core

    Change may be in the air at Hewlett-Packard, but its ProCurve networking group is still working to chip away at Cisco Systems with new core switches and management modules.

  • Questions abound on ProCurve's strategy, future

    ProCurve says it's business as usual, but speculation that HP's networking group is up for sale has caused some to wonder what the future may hold for ProCurve's products and customers.

  • Router Expert: Building a WLAN proxy server, IP routing

    This tip describes how to configure a multi-interface Linux server so it reaches all of the networks beyond all of its local interfaces by implementing a static kernel IP route table.

  • Commoditization or integration?

    Is the network being commoditized? Editor Susan Fogarty offers her view on the issue.

  • FastFacts on Ping

    These resources will help you better understand ping in no time.

  • E.164

    E.164 is an international numbering plan for public telephone systems in which each assigned number contains a country code (CC), a national destination code (NDC), and a subscriber number (SN).

  • packet filtering

    On the Internet, packet filtering is the process of passing or blocking packets at a network interface based on source and destination addresses, ports, or protocols.

  • Media Access Control layer (MAC layer)

    In the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model of communication, the Media Access Control layer is one of two sublayers of the Data Link Control layer and is concerned with sharing the physical co...

  • Morse code

    Morse code is a method of sending text messages by keying in a series of electronic pulses, usually represented as a short pulse (called a "dot") and a long pulse (a "dash").

  • Resilient Packet Ring (RPR)

    Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) is a network topology being developed as a new standard for fiber optic rings.

  • subcarrier

    A subcarrier is one telecommunication signal carrier that is carried on top of another carrier so that effectively two signals are carried at the same time.