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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 An outdated computer …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

… gateway are optional) #Private Interface iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.254 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.0.0 broadcast 192.168.0.255 ## only use gateway if your machine is not multi-homed, (two network cards). You can only have a default route. # gateway 192.168.0.1 In our case the IP of the Debian machine is 192.168.0.254. The gateway, (the router), is 192.168.0.1 and it is a standard Class C network. To refresh the network configuration without restarting the server …