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    This Link Crashes Chrome

    Google didn't follow the spec: RFC3986 - Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax Implementations must not percent-encode or decode the same string more than once, as decoding an already decoded string might lead to misinterpreting a percent data octet as the beginning of a...
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    Managed Gigabit Switch - Rack Mounted Portable

    Catalyst 2960x series are all less than 19" depth Not sure if it meets your price range though. There is also the 2960g @ 13" deep or Amazon used...
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    Basic to Intermediate Networking Book

    I would say the free Stanford University Intro to Computer Networking class is.what you want. Or you can do Professor Messer Net+ videos. Cisco ICND1 (CCENT) is pretty in depth, but with a Cisco slant.
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    Will a single Cisco WS-C2960-24TT-L switch share a single gw-wan for all its VLANs?

    Only if you are trying to trunk VLANs. When you plugged in the three ports into the Cisco switch, did you set each switch port into a different native VLAN? If not, then you created a switching loop as they are all in the same VLAN (broadcast domain). You don't need a VLAN capable router...
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    Will a single Cisco WS-C2960-24TT-L switch share a single gw-wan for all its VLANs?

    Can you create portshield interfaces as gateways for each vlan? You will have to wire them individually to the switch. 4 vlans will use 4 ports on your sonicwall and 4 ports on your switch.
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    Shrink Hard Disk (SCSI) in VMware Workstation?

    D'oh. Add a second drive of the right size. Boot off of a livecd and clone the bigger drive to the smaller. You may have to reinstall the boot blocks.
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    Shrink Hard Disk (SCSI) in VMware Workstation? Tried this?
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    Shrink Hard Disk (SCSI) in VMware Workstation?

    20GB is the filesystem size. Give us the size of the partitions/disk inside the VM: Example: # fdisk -l /dev/sda Disk /dev/sda: 21.5 GB, 21474836480 bytes, 41943040 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size...
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    How to configure a static route?

    On the router put in a route: IE. From route to to get to On the router put in a default route: IE. Route to for all non-local...
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    Will a single Cisco WS-C2960-24TT-L switch share a single gw-wan for all its VLANs?

    Add the following static route to your sonicwall: Route to whatever IP you assigned vlan1 interface on the switch. Also be clear when you say ping vlan1. Which device on vlan1: switch vlan1 interface or sonicwall? Without a static route on the sonicwall, it will send ping...
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    Network Patch Panel Help

    Try to maintain as much twist in the pairs as possible. One way is to use a flat blade screwdriver to open up the middle enough to fit inside the block. Other than that, looks good.
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    How do you label small cables?

    They also make heat shrink labels. I have a DYMO with 1" diameter white heat shrink label. Print, slide over cable, shrink to fit. I also have .5" labels for network cables. They make various sizes. Check their website to see the various options.
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    Raid card not recognized (Intel RMS25PB080)

    Tested Hardware and Operating System List (PDF) page 7:
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    Question About LACP / IEEE 802.3ad

    Only the switches performing LACP need LACP support.
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    Are portable drives prone to corruption?

    When is the corruption occurring? Use Teracopy with verification to copy the files to the USB drive. Write down the checksum of the file. Make sure to eject the drive properly (Safely remove hardware) or power off PC before removal. At this point the files on the drive should be okay. As a...