networking

  1. Cerulean

    Troubleshooting TFTP/PXE with WDS VM and pfSense VM router

    This post is a continuation of the WDS VM / MDT imaging series: Troubleshooting TFTP/PXE with WDS VM and Ubiquiti Dream Machine Troubleshooting TFTP/PXE with WDS VM and MoFi Network MOFI4500-4GXeLTE-V3 OpenWrt router Expectations of this thread: There is nothing to solve in this post as I...
  2. I

    Question about Ubiquiti UDM Pro, pfsense, and online gaming

    Hi all! I have a couple of questions about a specific Ubiquiti product, the Unifi Dream Machine Pro, as well as the network performance if a pfsense box were to be added as a firewall. First, can someone explain how the ui cloud account works with the UDM Pro in first time setup? I've read...
  3. M

    Login failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

    I'm trying to share a folder between computers. The first computer has the file on it and I shared it with all privledges (read/write/etc..) for all users. It is a Win 7 home computer so its not a domain account. The second computer is on the domain. I get "\\computer 1 is not accessible. You...
  4. S

    I am networking stupid, need help with a project...

    Ok, so the title of the thread says a lot, and given my networking shortcomings, I don't know exactly what to google for and if I am even looking at the right stuff. So here is what I'm wanting to do: Got a new property which is three acres in size. There will be three residences located on...
  5. cageymaru

    Valve Offers Developers Access to Its Network via Steamworks

    Valve has updated the Steamworks SDK with new networking APIs. These APIs give Steam partners access to Valve's network, grants them protection from denial-of-service attacks, 100% reliable NAT traversal, and improved connectivity. Also included are tools for instantly estimating the ping...
  6. cageymaru

    The HTC 5G Hub Will Bring Cloud-Based Virtual Reality to the Home

    The new HTC 5G Hub harnesses the power of 5G technology to bring cloud-based virtual reality to the home. For example, this will allow HTC Vive owners to stream VR content from the cloud to their headsets. No PC or cables will be required. Other features include 4K video streaming, low-latency...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Allegedly Places $5.5 Billion Bid For Mellanox

    Multiple Israeli media outlets are reporting that Intel wants to acquire Mellanox, who is best know for their Infiniband and ethernet switches and network adapters. Globes claims that Intel bid "about $5.5-5.6 billion," while the Times of Israel says the bid is between $5 billion and $6 billion...
  8. C

    Expanding my IT knowledge (not for professional purposes)

    I am interesting in expanding my IT knowledge to be more proficient in my home computer use. I know that there are educational resources but many or most in my top categories below are geared more at the professional. Here are the areas that I am interested in (basically in order of...
  9. cageymaru

    Amazon Web Services to Enter Networking Equipment Market

    Cisco shares were down 5% and lost $11 billion in market capitalization after a report circulated that Amazon Web Services is primed to enter the lucrative network equipment market. It is rumored that Amazon will sell their white-box switches for 70% - 80% less than comparable Cisco solutions...
  10. D

    Intel announces Skylake Xeon-D 2100 series processors

    Intel announces Xeon-D 2100 series processors Manufacturing Process: Intel’s optimized 14nm process technology featuring Intel’s Mesh Architecture Maximum Core Count Supported: Up to 18 Maximum Base Frequency Supported: up to 2.2 GHz Maximum Intel Turbo Boost technology 2.0 Frequency Supported...
  11. 3WAYsplit

    I need help with Internet Speed / WiFi Connection Issues / Hardware changes?

    This post is long, but there is a lot going on. I need help working this out. I recently changed from TWC Standard Internet to Spectrum Internet. My intention is to Stream Full time (Netflix/DirecTV NOW/web browsing, etc). Currently I have the following connections: Room #1 TWC/Spectrum...
  12. DooKey

    VMware Acquires VeloCloud as it Moves Deeper into Networking

    VMware has acquired VeloCloud, a startup that focuses on cloud-based wide area networks. It appears that VMware is using this acquisition to challenge Cisco. Furthermore, when all is said and done I believe this is going to be a win for cloud customers and VMware. It's time to broaden the...
  13. J

    Multiple Wi-Fi Configurations

    Hi, on my laptop (Win10), I have set up the WiFi connection to assign specific IP. Whenever I go to a place with WiFi, I need to change the settings to "automatic" and then, when back home, I have to re-enter all the IP settings again. Is there a way to have multiple WiFi settings (like the...
  14. T

    Multiple SFP+ Ports In A Rackable Network Server

    I am looking to build or buy a rackable networking server who's sole job will be to run a firewall applicaiton like pfSense. The hard part is that I would like something that has 6 or more SFP+ ports or the option to install NICs that can get you to 6 or more SFP+ ports. Does anyone have any...
  15. dvsman

    Help with an small network RFP (request for proposal)

    BACKGROUND: Okay guys, I work in a small office with 9 people (users) in it and our current network / intranet is an Dell poweredge 2600 with 2.4ghz / 4gb ram, 6x 72gb 10,000rpm HDs in a RAID5 on Windows Small Business 2003 (with Sharepoint running on top of it). This is used mostly scheduling...
  16. X

    Weird Ethernet Issues Post Power Outage - HELP

    To start out, there was a power outage this last week when a transformer blew, and after it came back on this is when everything started. Mind you, everything worked flawlessly before this happened. The relevant hardware: I have an old media server with an EVGA 780i FTW, and a Q9550. The system...
  17. L

    [Win7] Networking issue

    Hoping someone here can give me some suggestions since I am kind of stumped. The main issue is I cannot reach linuxmint.com from any Windows 7 Browser. The site is up and running but inaccessible to me in Windows 7. I can reach it in my windows 7 machine through a Virtual Box VM. So since that...
  18. gawkgawk

    Small Business network setup wired router/switch help

    I'm new to small business network setup. I have my cable modem hooked up to the WAN port of the TP-Link Gigabit router and a cat5e cable hooked up to port 16 on the Netgear Switch. On the Netgear switch setup I set the DHCP mode to "Enable" as I figure the router will handle IP address...
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