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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Cisco devices often require console connections to configure or troubleshoot. Install the Cisco USB console driver on your PC to be ready for action!
In the fourth and final part of our series, learn to configure DNS records in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 in this tutorial!
You installed your Windows DNS server – now what? Learn to create forward and reverse lookup zones with the help of this walkthrough.
Find out how to reconfigure the NPS policies for our SSTP connections and enable them to require NAP details in pt. 6 of our series.
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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).