Re: Gigabit Hub suggestion
From: Oleg Ryjkov (oryjkov_at_uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 00:32:13 -0400
On Fri, 7 Oct 2005, Rick Jones wrote:
> OR <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Is it still possible to buy an 8-port gigabit hub without switch
> > capabilities(i.e. one which broadcasts on all of its ports)? I
> > tried looking for one, but only found switches...
> Was it ever possible to buy a gigabit hub?
Don't know, never had to buy one before...
> Are you looking to do packet tracing or something? A managed switch
> with "monitor port" capability might be the way to go there.
I need it for load-balancing windows terminal servers. One cable is
connected to the switch, and the machines are plugged into the remaining
ports on the hub. That's why I need a hub - so that all the machines get
Is it at all possible to configure a managed switch to work in this mode?
> rick jones
> Process shall set you free from the need for rational thought.
> these opinions are mine, all mine; HP might not want them anyway... :)
> feel free to post, OR email to rick.jones2 in hp.com but NOT BOTH...