Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) is a network protocol that is (was) used to automatically assign an IP address to a computer in a network. It uses a client-server model where a server gives out IP addresses from a list. BOOTP came … Read moreWhat is the Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP)
Do you need to expand your home network? A network switch allows you to connect multiple devices to the same ethernet cable. But what is the best switch for your home network? With more than 20 years of experience in … Read moreBest Switches for Home: Top Picks and Expert Guide 2024
Your computer caches DNS records from websites you have visited, or servers that you have used in your network. This cache allows your computer to quickly connect to the website, without the need of looking up the IP Address every … Read moreHow to use IPConfig DisplayDNS
The IPConfig command is used to view, configure and troubleshoot network-related settings on your computer. It’s commonly used to view the assigned IP Address on a computer, but it can also be used to re-register the DNS records with the … Read moreHow to use IPConfig RegisterDNS
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 … 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 … Read moreHow to fix DHCP Lookup Failed
A home network diagram is a schematic drawing of a home network layout. It helps you plan your home network, and figuring the best layout for it. But home network diagrams are also used as part of network documentation. Most … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read moreHow to Set Up and Configure your Router