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I am no longer going to be using wireless internet, so I am going to completely redo my network and see how it turns out. Here is a picture i drew in paint, sorry for the bad picture, my paint skills suck. Anyway, the dell firewall is going to be an old dell p4 i have laying around and all turn that into a firewall. Anyway, what do you guys think?
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Ditch both hubs. YOu can get new switches for $20-$30, and used for even cheaper than that off ebay. Hubs are bad. Also i'd put the FTP server direct into the router to avoid network traffic issues. Same with the HTPC since you probably stream media to it, or transfer files to it often?
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Those were susposed to be switches sorry, idk why i put hub there. I wanted to put the ftp and htpc into the router, but the router is in my living room, and my dad doesn't really want all that in there, i kinda had to beg him to let me put the firewall in there, I could probley just ditch the firewall, but I kinda want to mess around with it and learn how to setup networks and stuff
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Those were susposed to be switches sorry, idk why i put hub there. I wanted to put the ftp and htpc into the router, but the router is in my living room, and my dad doesn't really want all that in there, i kinda had to beg him to let me put the firewall in there, I could probley just ditch the firewall, but I kinda want to mess around with it and learn how to setup networks and stuff
Ok, think about this though. Right now you have modem, firewall, router in the living room, with a long cable going out to the switch..... why not just run the long cable from the firewall to the router, thus relocating the router... you're not using anymore cabling . You could actually relcate everything other than the modem, which would probably make your dad happy. Still using the same ammount of cabling
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Hahahaha, IDK why I didn't think of that lol. Thanks man.
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Hahahaha, IDK why I didn't think of that lol. Thanks man.
It's just the common thought process. The modem and router have to be together.... ohh wait.... no they don't lol.
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