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How to Check a Router’s Log

Steps to Access Router Logs 1. Find Router’s IP Address: Windows: Open Command Prompt (cmd) and type ipconfig. Look for the “Default Gateway” address.…Continue readingHow to Check a Router’s Log

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How to Use a Router as a Switch

Preparation Collect the Equipment: Your old router, an Ethernet cable and a power source. Reset Router: Factory reset the router to clear old settings.…Continue readingHow to Use a Router as a Switch

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What Does NAT (Network Address Translation) Mean

In the world of networking, NAT, which stands for Network Address Translation acts as a translator between private and public IP addresses. It’s a…Continue readingWhat Does NAT (Network Address Translation) Mean

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Number of Subnet Bits in an IP Address Subnet Mask

Subnet Masks: The Key to Dividing Networks Purpose: A subnet mask indicates which parts of an IP address belong to the network portion (the…Continue readingNumber of Subnet Bits in an IP Address Subnet Mask

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How to Find the PSK for WiFi

Method 1: Check the Router/Modem Factory Sticker: Most routers and modem/router combos have a sticker with the default network information. Look for SSID (your…Continue readingHow to Find the PSK for WiFi

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What Is an S400 Port?

S400: Part of the FireWire Standard FireWire (IEEE 1394): This was a high speed data transfer interface popular in the late 1990s and early…Continue readingWhat Is an S400 Port?

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What Is an Integrated NIC Card?

What is an Integrated NIC Card? NIC Basics: A Network Interface Card (NIC) is the essential hardware component that allows your computer or device…Continue readingWhat Is an Integrated NIC Card?

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Blade Servers vs. Rack Servers

Blade Servers Concept: Think of blade servers as highly specialized circuit boards that slot into a larger chassis (blade enclosure). This enclosure provides shared…Continue readingBlade Servers vs. Rack Servers

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What is PCIe?

PCIe short for Peripheral Component Interconnect Express is a high-speed communication standard used in computers to connect multiple components to the motherboard. Think of…Continue readingWhat is PCIe?

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What are Subnets in a Router?

Your Network: A Big Apartment Building Your internet router is like the main lobby of an apartment building. It’s the gateway for devices to…Continue readingWhat are Subnets in a Router?