Tag Archives: network card

Troubleshoot a Slow Computer Network – Only One Computer on the Network is Slow

Only One Computer on the Network is Slow Client Computer Network Mask Wrongly Configured Your network is a class C network, (net-mask 255.255.255.0), and your client computer has its IP address configuration on a class B network, (255.255.0.0). Change the network mask of the client to match the network configuration. Poor network cards Bad network cards or bad drivers are very often the reason for poor transfer rates. Test the transfer rate with a different network card. An outdated computer …

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 …

How to – Debian Static IP Configuration

On a basic Debian machine without a graphical interface assigning the same IP address all the times can be achieved in two ways. Static IP Address To configure a static IP, (an IP that will never change), and not use DHCP you must edit the file /etc/networking/interfaces. Insert the following code at the end of the file and don’t change anything else unless you know what you do: # The first network card – this entry was created during the Debian installation # (network, broadcast and …