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Hi guys, quick question: is it possible for me to make any set of routers into a mesh network. I don't know if there are multiple meanings to a mesh network, but I am looking to join all of my routers into one SSID, where a device will be shifted to the router with the strongest connection automatically. I know ASUS has a feature called Aimesh for some of their routers (which is why I have a feeling it could be possible for all routers since it is software). The only requirement for this to work should be tri band routers. That is, one antenna for 5ghz, another for 2.4ghz, and another (5ghz i think) for communicating with the other routers with the SSID think I was talking about. I have three routers from three different companies, and all of them are tri band. Is this possible, and if so, any way that I can do it? Thanks!

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I have a specific issue where calls start to deteriorate after about 20 seconds, then usually get progressively worse. I'm looking for help in narrowing down the cause. The setup is a cloud PBX, and the phone on site is a Yealink T41S.

Here is a PCAP from the cloud PBX, showing both streams. Blue is the stream going to the T41S. Grey stream is coming back from the office's network infrastructure to the PBX.

https://i.redd.it/b8spamr5drg11.png

The T41S user hears choppy sound, and the remote caller can sometimes hear awful, amplified echo of their own voice.

As you can see, when the T41S user is talking, it's fine, but when the remote party speaks, the signal comes right back at them, amplified.

I've tried using no handset, with handset, using another brand new T41S phone, but with the same result each time - which is why I suspect a network infrastructure issue.

These calls are routing through 4 large network switches at the office, then a fibre-link to another switch, then to the VDSL modem.

I've got no idea how the LAN is configured, but the phone isn't VLAN tagged.

I'm looking for suggestions for what could be implicated here, and what causes this type of behavior.

Please share any insights, it would be a big help.

Cheers

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Hi everybody. So here's my situation: I have a router/modem that my ISP gave me when you contract them and I connect it to another router (so I get good signal upstairs). My pc is connected to this other router. The thing is, when connected to the router 1 the pc gets 120mbps speed and to router 2 it gets 90mbps maximum (uploads are the same). Shouldn't it be the same speed? Do I gotta change anything on the router 1 and 2 settings?

All connections referred are cable (Ethernet), no wireless.

Thanks in advance

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Home project, need 20 VMs with 20 static IPs.

I have a desktop PC which can handle 20 VMs but I need to get 20 static IPs. What's the best way of going around this? The more random the addresses the better.

Or is there is perhaps an all in one cloud solution I could consider that.

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I have a dump, by just using Wireshark, how do you determine the certificates being used in a pcap file? I have other tools to use but I can't use them within my environment.

*looking for filter command

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Hello

I am upgrading my router to something that is more powerful, as the one our provider gave us is really shit. I am looking at the ASUS RT-AC86U AC2900 and LINKSYS EA9500 as they are both at the same price. I was just wondering which one would be better as they both cost the same price.

Thanks in advance.

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Can I use a Draytek vigor 130 with my sky q hub? Also, will it improve performance? Many thanks.

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Hi guys! So as of right now I have a main router (Asus), and two wifi extenders (Netgear and Linksys) attached to ethernet from the Asus router. Their strength and positions are great, and I can get 80 percent the speed I pay for (and get through ethernet) from any point of my house. Now, the problem is that these three routers/extenders (that are really access points since they project ethernet into wifi) make up three different wifi connections. So, if I move far away from one connection, I will have to connect to the other manually. I've looked at and heard of those mesh network all home solutions, like Asus Lyra, and their results (when using ethernet) should probably be the same as my solution, except when you get far away from one antenna, it will connect to the other one. Is there a way that I can make my extenders transfer the clients when they are too far away, similar to a mesh network? Also, am I thinking of a mesh network correctly, if not, please explain?

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We have some Java (JSF) applications running on JBoss EAP 6. For each application server We have a proxy server that uses Apache 2.4.

I was wondering whether or not this is a good practice.

One thing I know for sure, it is really difficult to maintain a lot of servers and we are still at the beginning of the automation process.

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Yes, I have already upgraded/updated my Extender to the latest firmware version and ran a virus check.

The following issues are severely confusing me:

1) I can still reach both the router and the extender over the local wifi network, even when the internet cuts out.

2) However, whenever I ping 8.8.8.8 when the internet cuts out I get a total failure, which to me confirms that the internet connection is lost?

3) The internet cannot be reached/accessed on either wifi network, that is, the network generated by the Extender, or the network generated by the router.

4) The only way to fix this issue (as far as I have been able to tell) is to power cycle the Extender.

Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of data Request timed out. Request timed out. Request timed out. Request timed out.

That was generated whenever the internet was down and I pinged from cmd.

Pinging google.com also did not work:

Ping request could not find host google.com. Please check the name and try again.

When I turned off the Wifi Extender, and then pinged from the PS4 I pinged successfully.

"My" router and the wifi extender are both on the same channel, there is nothing else on the channel according to Wifi Analytics.

I am utterly baffled here guys...

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Hi guys, I have a basic question, is it possible for me to set up a network in my small business that i can also access through my phone or computer at home? For example, if i need to pull up a document that is saved in the network, can i then go home and pull it up from my home computer or laptop or even phone? thank you so much!

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I am renovating a house and implementing Ethernet wall plates in each room.

The way I did this was putting keystones in each room and then the other end of the wires lead to RJ45 Cat5e T568B fittings that would go into the router.

The keystones are wired to the B layout.

This ends up looking like a long extension cable. Male to female, right?

If I were to connect the male end to the router, will the connection transfer to the keystone?

I would have tried out the connection with a router but I do not have a working one currently.

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Hello, I have 2 PCs setup. Gaming PC with wifi connected to internet and Streaming PC (SPC) connected to the Gaming PC (GPC) with the cross cable (1Gb). From time to time I'm having trouble to get SPC to connect to the internet. In the beginning, I had all the LAN cards settings on auto. This sometimes worked and sometimes not. I found that if I bridge LAN and wifi cards on the GPC and then unbridge - SPC will connect to the internet (sic!). However, I need to have static IPs on both computers to enable VBAN. I set IP addresses on both LAN cards and was able to get the internet on the SPC but download speeds are down from 100Mbits to 2-4Mbits.

Can someone please help me sort this once for all?

Thank you very much

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My house is pre wired everywhere with cat 6. Today, internet was installed so I tried to test all of the wall jacks in the house and I get like 10m instead of 100~150m that I am supposed to get.

modem(basement) has 2 ports so I used one of the ports to connect my router(basement) internet port. and hooked up wall jack cat6 cable(basement) to my router port 1. And I only get 10m from the wall jack(2nd floor).

what am I doing wrong? If I connect my laptop directly(wired) to the modem(basement) I get 100mb. But if I go through my router, internet speed drop to 10mb. my router is TP-Link Archer AC2600 never had issue with it.

I probably don't understand how to properly connect wall jacks(hard wires)

thanks

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Hi , is it possible to connect 2 dsl modems together to allow me to communicate with 2 computers on the end of a dsl route

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Since everyone talks about quic now I am analyzing the pros and cons of its use. In order to do the benchmark, I am looking for a way to implement quic in my mobile app (android and/or ios). Anyone knows a way to do it? How can I enable it in my app?

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Hello everyone, i've been tasked with connecting a server to two different networks that have same range and same netmask (10.0.0.0) both networks have been like that for years, so can't be changed at this point in time (i know this is a headache already). Network 1 has a stream server that i will be streaming to (10.0.0.172). Network 2 has an audio stream in RTP that i need to grab and transcode on the server and then unload that on the stream server of Network 1. What could i use in order to sort out this mess??

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I'm using a CODA-4582 and set my DNS for ipv6 to googles, and likewise on my Intel 1219-V ethernet adapter. However if I drop IPv4 I lose all internet connection even though ipv6 says "Internet". I'm new to ipv6 and not sure what I'm goofing up here.

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I have a modem in a remote location that has a router connecting to it. Sometimes that router drops the connection and calling the ISP and having them reboot the modem remotely fixes it.

I am looking to find a very simple device that I can plug into a second port on the modem and all I need it to do is report back if it's online. The idea is if the router goes down and this device is online, then I know it's the router that is having the issue.

Since it's on dynamic private IPs, I can't just connect a simple router and ping it. The only device that I can think of is installing an IP camera as for 35 dollars total I can see if it's online or not. I am trying to find a less sketchy device to use as I am not actually wanting to have a camera pointing at anyone..

Is there something that just reports back if it's online?

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My office intern constantly suggests to switch from netflow to splunk, what can you do with Splunk that you can't with netflow?

Greetings

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My network connection keeps dropping every day and it happens on my phone , pc every device. On my computer it shows a yellow triangle , and network is Limited. I troubleshoot the problem and it says the dns server isnt responding. Could this be an attack?

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Hi, Ive got loads of iot devices and i also have computers phones etc, i would like to segregate them from each other so that the phone cant to to the iot devices and vice versa. I heard you could do this with subnets but im unsure how to

Thanks

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