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Stop Crimping RJ-45s

I am on a quest to convince people, especially controls and automation people, to stop crimping RJ-45 ends on Ethernet cables. Everyone else in the world terminates Ethernet to a punchdown block jack and then uses a pre-tested, pre-molded patch … Continue reading

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Add Virtual Network Interface to Ethernet Card

Want your single physical network adapter to have multiple addresses? ┬áIn Linux, it is very easy to add new addresses to your existing card, just use the ifconfig command: $ sudo ifconfig eth1:0 192.168.100.252 (eth1 is the physical adapter, 0 … Continue reading

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