Advice 1: How to connect two computers through a switch

To create a local miniature local area network simply. But you must be able to correctly configure all devices to the required computers or laptops have access to the Internet.
How to connect two computers through a switch
You will need
  • A network switch.
Instruction
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Let us consider the situation in which you want to connect to the Internet two computer, using cords network switch with router. These devices are easy to find in the free market. They are relatively cheap.
2
Install network switch in the apartment. If desired, it can be hidden from prying eyes. Please note that you will need to spend to it network cables.
3
Connect to the selected equipment of both your computer. Use this process to ports LAN (Ethernet) switch.
4
Plug the cable Internet connection into the WAN port (Internet) switch. Turn on both the computer and open a browser on one of them. Browse the manual of the network switch. Find its IP address. Enter this value in the address bar of the browser.
5
Now the screen displays the main settings menu switch. Find Internet Setup setting the Internet connection). Change the connection settings to those that recommends the use of your provider. You can visit its official forum to clarify the settings. Restart the equipment.
6
Make sure that the switch got access to the Internet. See if you can access Internet on both computerH. If not, then you need to configure the network connection settings.
7
Open the properties for the adapter that is connected to the switch. Navigate to the TCP/IP Protocol. Enter the "default gateway" IP address of the switch. A similar operation spend to "Preferred DNS server". Set this computer's IP address that is different from the' switchand only the fourth segment.
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Repeat the algorithm described in the seventh step, settings of the second computer. Make sure you have access to the Internet.

Advice 2: How to configure the switch

In the age of Internet and information technologies are increasingly used " switches. They are special devices that send packets of documents to all addresses on the same network. To overestimate this feature of the switch difficult, as the office interests require such a function.
How to configure the switch
You will need
  • Switch those passport crimping device for cable and lugs.
Instruction
1
Switches do not just memorize all the current ' workstations and devices and perform traffic filtering for a given purpose. At the right moment they open the port and carry out the shipment assigned to the package recipients.
2
Setup switch must be in the following order:

- connect the switch to the power supply, and that, in turn, to the power supply via the socket;

- take a network cable and connect the switch with the network card of your computer:

be careful – on the wires of the twisted pair must be nibs with intricate contacts according to instructions in the passport of the switch;
3
- configure the network card:

to do this, choose the mouse button "start" and then the tab "control Panel" which you should click on "network connections" and show the network map, right-click (if you only have one network card, it still need to allocate and confirm by pressing "OK");
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- under "local area Connection" must be activated under "Properties", then scroll down to the end of the list, where there is the string "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and click "Properties".

- specify the address and subnet mask:

in the General tab, enter the IP address 192.168.0.2 and subnet mask 255.255.255.0, and confirm the correctness of the records;
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- check operation of the switch:

through the service ping command, enter the network address of your computer on the network and set the reference data packet ping 192.168.0.2 –t in endless mode (if you want to abort, hit Ctrl+C the program will report the data loss during transmission).
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Switch setting will help you to save time on sending data packets and to fully automate the process. In network connections you can go through the activation on the network icon at the bottom of the screen where select the button "Properties" and click it with the left mouse button.
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