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Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2016, 06:11:12 PM »
That is really not enough information, we need to know exactly how everything is set up and configured with respect to the domain/workgroup as well as the all the software running on the server, what devices are accessing the server and from where.etc, this will require more than a one sentence answer.

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    Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
    « Reply #31 on: January 04, 2016, 04:26:14 PM »
    To try and explain this clearer, there are distinct differences between a router and a switch.

    A switch is effectively there to connect multiple devices on the same network together, think of it like a multi-way extension lead (although in practice it does a lot more than just joining the wires).

    A router on the other hand is designed for forwarding traffic between two separate networks, such as between your local network and the internet.  You should only have routers at the boundaries of different networks, not in the middle of them as you have here.  Similarly, you should not be using a "wireless router" if you already have a router on the network, you should be using an "access point" which does the same thing but does not have any routing functionality.

    It also appears as though your CenturyLink PK5001Z is a wireless and wired router so you should only need this and none of the other routers on the network.

    Am I correct in thinking this is how your systems are layed out - You have an internet connection coming in from CenturyLink and then two rooms, one with some PCs (Room A) and the other with the server (Room B).  You then want wireless connectivity in both rooms?

    This is how I suggest you set everything up using the CenturyLink PK5001Z acting as the router and the wireless access point for room A, 2 switches (one in each room) and a wireless access point in room B.


    Notice how there is only one router on the entire network and that it is positioned between the internet and your local network.

    How this is diagramed

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    Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
    « Reply #32 on: January 04, 2016, 06:09:01 PM »
    I used a tool called Dia http://dia-installer.de/.  Very useful for all sorts of similar diagrams.  It has all the various standard Cisco symbols built in.

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      Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
      « Reply #33 on: January 07, 2016, 07:07:33 AM »
      I gusse that I will have too remove dhcp from the server cause, no one can get online if the Server is not on.  Also, downing the remote linksys dhcp disables the other room from getting online

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      Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
      « Reply #34 on: January 07, 2016, 11:14:03 AM »
      Again, you need to explain everything about what you are doing in great detail.

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        « Reply #35 on: January 12, 2016, 04:11:52 AM »
        I replaced the router that was attached too the Server with a Switch and then going too jump connect any more machines too the hub.  I am failing too see how this will work since the Router is on a Domain meaning DCPromo was ran

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        Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
        « Reply #36 on: January 12, 2016, 04:13:55 AM »
        For the last time, unless you explain exactly what you are doing and how everything is set up and meant to work, I will not be able to help further.

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          « Reply #37 on: January 12, 2016, 04:34:50 AM »
          I replaced the router that was attached too the Server with a Switch and then going too jump connect any more machines too the hub.  I am failing too see how this will work since the Router is on a Domain meaning DCPromo was ran

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          Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
          « Reply #38 on: January 12, 2016, 04:59:49 AM »
          Now you're just repeating what you just said.  I give up.

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            Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
            « Reply #39 on: January 12, 2016, 05:09:41 AM »
            seems that you didn't read it and asked

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            Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
            « Reply #40 on: January 12, 2016, 05:19:38 AM »
            I did read it, and it didn't explain exactly how everything in the network is set up as I asked.  I cannot advise when I do not know fully how the network is meant to be set up!

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              Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
              « Reply #41 on: January 12, 2016, 05:45:37 AM »
              I also, provided that several posts ago.  However, now I am haveing trouble with the RV402

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              Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
              « Reply #42 on: January 12, 2016, 07:42:08 AM »
              mainly, maintain a certain set of files that are kind of personal.  The Server's role is too issue and back up certain files spefic too the network.

              This is what you said and I said it wasn't enough information...

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              Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
              « Reply #43 on: January 12, 2016, 08:11:53 AM »
              Camerongray - if you are not getting the information you want, please explain to bob EXACTLY what it is you need from him. Chiding him for not knowing what you want is counter productive.

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              Re: Workgroup and Domain Setup
              « Reply #44 on: January 12, 2016, 09:42:32 AM »
              Sorry, I've said that I need to know exactly how the network is structured, what the server does what the clients do, how everything is laid out physically, the purpose of every device in use and what services are running on the server and what devices are meant to be connecting to it. I think I'm going to just step back and leave this thread for someone else to take care of.
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