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Small Business Server Migration Guide
If your business has grown large enough that you need your first server, you may be deciding what server to get. Here are some important things to consider when choosing a small business server. More ...

What is the Difference Between NAT and PAT?
NAT works by mapping a pool of public IP addresses one-to-one to the private IP addresses, keeping the port number intact. PAT uses a single public IP address and maps multiple private IP addresses to it by using different port numbers. More ...

The Secret of Maintaining Your Fiber Optic Network
During fiber optic network maintenance it is often necessary to identify a specific fiber without disrupting live service. A fiber identifier allows you to do this. More ...

How to Connect a Wireless Router
You will be required to configure the SSID of the wireless router. Your router will have a default SSID, but you should change it to a name that you remember. More ...

How to Setup a Netgear Wireless Router Without Installation Disc
Do you need to setup your Netgear wireless router but don't have the installation disc? This article shows you how to manually setup your Netgear wireless router without any trouble. More ...

Configuring DHCP for Your SME Network
DHCP (Dynamic Host Control Protocol) is a network service that allows a device that is attached to the network to be allocated an IP address automatically. More ...

The Difference Between EoP and PoE
Ethernet over Power (EoP) is a technology for sending network data over power lines. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a technology for sending power over Ethernet network cables. More ...

To Avoid Network Downtime Perform Risk Assessment
The demand for new applications, coupled with burgeoning use of edge computing, and the need to keep the current systems operational may lead to overlooking the day to day preventative steps and infrastructure requirements. More ...

Network Administration: Windows User Properties
For each user account you create on your network, you can set additional properties for the user by right-clicking the new user and choosing Properties from the contextual menu. More ...

Five Network Design Considerations
Here are five things that must be taken into consideration in a network's design. A designer must consider; redundancy, congestion, hardware limits, monitoring, and Layer 8, the hypothetical 'user' layer of the OSI model in network design. More ...

What is Structured Cabling for LANs (Local Area Networks)?
With today's high speed networks, people realize that the networking system must be broken up into shorter chunks for that reason structured wiring standard has been developed. More ...

Network Cabling Design
With a small network of a few work stations that is not expected to grow, you might get away with just winging the cable installation, but the installation of a serious computer network needs a plan. without a plan your network will be prone to frequent failures and will be difficult to expand. More ...

Troubleshooting the Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) Protocol
Troubleshooting issues with the Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) protocol is pursued thru an investigation with the Cisco show and debug commands and their options. More ...