Power over Ethernet – What is it and How does it work?

Power over Ethernet (POE), a term you see more and more on network products, but what is it? And how does it work? In short, with Power over Ethernet, you can power a device and supply a network connection to it with a single network cable. Imagine you want to place a network camera on … Read morePower over Ethernet – What is it and How does it work?

Router Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide

Home Router Setup

The router is one of the most important network components in your network. It connects your local network with the internet. A good Router Setup is important to assure you get the best performance of your network. In this article, I will walk you through on how to setup any router in general. The basic … Read moreRouter Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide

Port Forwarding – How to set it up

Port Forwarding

Port Forwarding is used to allow external devices (PlayStation network for example) to connect to your internal devices (PS4). With port forwarding, we can tell the router where to forward the packets that are meant for your PS4 for example. By default, our firewall will block all incoming traffic, which is good. Otherwise, a hacker … Read morePort Forwarding – How to set it up

Pathping – What can you do with it?

PathPing Command

Pathping is one of the best network troubleshooting tools that are built-in to Windows. It helps you to find the location of a packet loss in a route between you and a host (server, router, website etc). Something I use quite often in my work. The Pathping command is a combination of Ping and Tracert. … Read morePathping – What can you do with it?

Ping Command – Howto use it to troubleshoot your Network

ping cmd

The Ping Command, one of the most used commands by SysAdmins. The Ping cmd sends small packets of data to a specified IP Address or Hostname. It measures how long it took for the response to return and how many packets are lost during the test. The Ping Cmd is a simple command to use, … Read morePing Command – Howto use it to troubleshoot your Network