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Snagless RJ45 connectors – How To Make Network Cables Snagless

… locking tab is very fragile, and we can’t change that, it is fragile to keep the costs down. The other reason is the design, the locking tab sticks out, and it is very easy to get snagged and broken off. All store-bought cables come with a snagless boot; it’s the standard these days. All the cables with broken locking tabs don’t have the boots, because they are terminated in place, by either a datacom tech, or an admin. Panduit RJ45 Snagless Modular Plug 50 Pack These plugs from Panduit …

Copy and Backup Utility Review – Robocopy or Xcopy, Which One?

… you can’t use the network restartable mode if you copy ACls. Isn’t this annoying? For me this was enough of a reason to install the Resource Kit and get the Robocopy immediately. But wait, the list doesn’t stop here. Robocopy as a Backup Software Why is Robocopy worth writing about? Robocopy is a great software that can be used as a backup utility. Its features makes it fit for maintaining automated file backup using various approaches. It can be used for directory mirroring, …

How to troubleshoot a slow computer network?

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Your network is slow. What do you do to make it faster? The answer is not simple and the reason for your slow network could be a lot of things. You have to take a step by step approach and isolate the bottleneck. Once you isolate the point of failure it is easier to find the problem. Many times a packet sniffer will help you find the problem faster. A good free packet sniffer is Wireshark. Another …