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Troubleshoot a Slow Network – Slow Server

Slow Server How do we know the server is slow and the problem is not elsewhere? Make a file transfer between any two other computers on the network. Compare the measurements with the server’s transfer rates. What are the reasons for a slow server? There are many reasons for a slow server. The server is many times the bottle-neck of a network. Here are a few reasons for a slow server: An average, or below average network card, (you need good quality network cards for a server). Server …

Troubleshoot a Slow Network – The entire Network is Slow

… network. Fix: For all of your Active Directory network clients remove any entries for your ISP’s and use only internal DNS servers. Configure your ISP’s DNS server as a forwarder on your AD DNS servers. Network switching equipment wrongly connected is the reason of slow network for many small networks. Typically this happens when a small switch is connected to the router. When the switch becomes too small for a growing network, the first impulse is to connect the computers into the …

How to Build a Computer Network

If you own or manage two or more computers you need to connect your computers in a wired network to share Internet Connection and other services. Here is a complete How To Build a Network. Whether you are doing it at home or at your workplace, creating a computer network is not very difficult if you are a handy person and you have basic knowledge of computer networks. We will cover here most of the concepts you need to make your own LAN. The series of articles will show you how to create a …