Snagless RJ45 Connectors – the Odd RequestSnagless RJ45 connectors are that odd request that my department makes from time to time. Why do you need RJ45 connectors anyway, it’s the invariable answer from supervisors, and the typical reminder: “You have all sorts of patchcords, all dimensions…” Well, first of all, we sysadmins never have all … Read more
Slow Data Transfer is not Always caused by the Network Slow data transfers are sometimes caused by a slow computer. Determine if the computer is the reason by comparing the transfer speed with a different computer connected on the same switch port. If the speed is the same, the problem is your network. If you … Read more
If the entire network or a part of the network is slow, it could mean you have a faulty switch or a you network is wrongly configured. Here are some hints about possible faults.