When you want to expand your home network you are going to need a switch. The 4 LAN ports on your router are most of the time not enough to connect all your network devices. But what kind of switch do you need? A managed … Read moreManaged vs Unmanaged Switch – What are the Differences
The error DHCP Lookup Failed means that your computer or Chromebook is unable to get an IP Address from the DHCP server. When you connect your device (mobile phone, computer, Chromebook) to a network, it will need to have an IP Address so it can … Read moreHow to fix DHCP Lookup Failed
A home network diagram is a schematic drawing of a home network layout. It helps you planning your home network, and figuring the best layout for it. But home network diagrams are also used as part of network documentation. Most network layouts are a variation … Read moreHome Network Diagram – All network layouts explained
In your house you have a great wifi network, the wireless network coverage is perfect and the speed is blazingly fast. But as soon as you step outside into your garden your wireless network signal plummets down and by the time you reach your outdoor … Read moreUnifi Outdoor AP – What are your options?
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 … Read morePower over Ethernet – What is it and How does it work?
Installing and configuring a router can sometimes be a bit challenging. How do you connect the cables, how do you configure the router, and what are the best settings? The router is the most important device in your network. It secures the network with a … Read moreHow to Set Up and Configure your Router
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 … Read morePort Forwarding – How to set it up
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. … Read morePathping – What can you do with it?
The ping command is one of the most used commands by IT professionals to test the network connection. With the ping cmd, we can send a small data packet to a computer, server, or another network device to check the connectivity. This ping cmd not … Read moreHow to Use the Ping Command – Test your network with CMD Ping