Networking Tips and Tutorials
At its most basic level, computer networking is about linking various computing devices together. The distances between connected hardware can be modest (across a room) or vast (across the globe), but many of the same underlying technologies are employed: Routers, switches, Ethernet cables, optical fiber, Wi-Fi networks, IP addresses, and networking protocols. Network administrators and architects need to be acquainted with all of these technologies.
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In this follow-up to our introduction to Network Address Translation (NAT), learn how configure dynamic, static, and overloaded NAT.
Trying to identify what is connected to a Cisco network switch? We show you some options, both free and commercial.
No Facebook for you! Learn how to block specific websites by IP address and how to research those addresses in this helpful how-to article.
Do you know the fundamental differences between IPv4 and IPv6 subnetting? Read on to find out.
Learn how to generate impressive site survey reports using Cisco WCS with this helpful step-by-step article.
A walk-through with Josh Stevens, Head Geek at SolarWinds, on configuring a Cisco router to export NetFlow data. In this video Josh covers the manual setup
David Davis shows us how to quickly access the console on Cisco routers and switches and how to configure them as terminal servers.
Need help configuring a switch port or seeing what MAC address is on what port? David Davis serves up some Cisco switch admin basics.
Lost the password to your Cisco switch? David Davis walks you through how to recover that password (and your sanity).
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