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Off topic questions: Stack recommendation

I recently asked a basic networking question that could be considered as off topic for this stack. Fair enough, I get that you're trying to run something that is more tailored to professionals here. ...
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Would a question on fax compatibility with VOIP dialing protocol be on topic?

Can you let me know whether a question would be on-topic here? I want to ask a telephony theory question about fax hardware compatibility with the VOIP dialing protocol. My understanding is that ...
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IPSec is layer 4 or above?

I migrated this question from cryptography - as the acceptance or rejection of packages has usually little to do with cryptography. Now I can imagine that it gets closed here, but the reason given is ...
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Can you please add more “Why” into the Help centre?

When you're flying and you get the air craft training demonstration, they tell you Help yourself with the air mask before others. It annoys me that they don't say why because you can succum to hypoxia ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Are questioins about SSTP (VPN) off topic

SSTP is a VPN variant that enables PPP traffic on top of SSL/TLS. As it works on top of SSL/TLS it can be considered above OSI layer 4. Are the questions about operation of SSTP VPN off topic on ...
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Can I ask Virtual Network related post on Network Engineering site? [duplicate]

I created an post The Virtual Network in the Super User Site. It's content mainly is the Virtual Machine can not connect to the Internet. Because this is Virtual Network related, so I want to know ...
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Where should I ask this question?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Should I configure router as bridge? I don't know where is the right place to ask it. ¿Super User, or there is a more specific ...
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Intersection of networking and virtualization? [duplicate]

I recently asked a question about networking and virtualization which was marked off-topic: Why aren't packets being passed along Linux bridge to a container?. If it was purely about ...
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Cabling issues and tools on topic?

As I just had a question of mine put on hold for questionable on-topic-ness, I thought it might be worth discussing the issue here, since I don't think it's adequately handled by the existing rules. ...
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Off-Topic Question Clarification

My question is around questions like this: How do Telco's reduce your network speed? I completely agree that questions about networks outside of our control should be off-topic. In the linked ...
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Questions about professional network principles, used on home networking equipment [duplicate]

I asked this question earlier today. It was about DD-WRT which may be firmware for consumer grade routers, but is also used occasionally in enterprise I believe because the functionality borders on ...
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Question closed too soon? #36524 bridge-two-subnets-together

I think this question was closed too soon. The subject is certainly within the realm of this site. There are many solutions to the OP's problem -- some would entail adding network devices, and some ...
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putting a flag for “grandfathered but now off topic questions” like SO does

I see several questions about DNS that are upvoted and have accepted and upvoted answers. Examples: 1) Is it possible to get a listing of all DNS records that have a given CNAME? 2) Why do some AAAA ...
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What is the forum to discuss topics related to internet traffic engineering?

I am unable to find a correct forum to post my questions. This must be a dilemma for people treading in boundaries. I have a few questions related to traffic engineering. Where should I post? Here, I ...
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Wireless CCTV Network reactivation question Entertained?

Are CCTV network questions entertained?
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Let's get critical: Feb 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Network Engineering Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from ...
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Are HP Certs Legit?

My medium sized company uses primarily Procurve products. In an effort to learn some of the academic items that I may have breezed over during my self-taught efforts of the past and also to have ...
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What would it take to lose our 'beta' tag? [duplicate]

How does Stack Exchange weigh or determine whether a site is ready to no longer be considered "beta'?
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How a question about routing configuration is off-topic here?

I asked this question: How to filter unused routes in MikroTik routers? But this question marked as off-topic I wonder how a question about routing and configuring routers at an enterprise-level is ...
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Reason for this DHCP question being off topic

DHCP discovery ingnored by servers I asked a question about the DHCP protocol ("Which part of the protocol do I not understand") and was given a comment indicating that at least one of the close ...
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My question was closed saying “not business professional” — but my question pertains to my work

My question was closed saying "not business professional" -- but my question pertains to my work. Our database landscape is in AWS and Azure -- providing federal government projects. You can ...
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Cat 6a cable with 2 ports socket?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Cat 6a cable with 2 ports socket? My question was put on hold because "NE is a site for to ask and provide answers about ...
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Is it off-topic? Discussion of Open Source Alternatives to a Commercial Product

I want to hear ideas on how we can replace a commercial product with a set of open source alternatives however this will involve many features of a commercial product. Would this be off-topic?
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Regarding questions about Cisco IOU (and other pirated software)

Can someome delete my account from Network engineering? I don't like my IOU question being closed. PS: please make sure you delete all the Dynamips related Q&A . That is a software that Cisco ...
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question about tcp retransmission debug closed saying off-topic

Yesterday I asked this question. Basically all I wanted to find out was the debug solutions to diagnose problems with tcp resubmission. For example if we want to find out about possible routes we use ...
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After close the question, why do you delete it?

Link of the question: https://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/50591 A guy marked my question as off-topic. Ok, then I researched on my own, and get the answer: https://github.com/...
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Openflow™ is Trademarked, & If No OpenFlow™, No SDN, officially

ONF just released OpenFlow logo with trademark symbol on it. https://www.opennetworking.org/about/onf-overview Anyone notice that I explained this over a year ago, yet my answer remains downvoted to ...
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Where would 72590 be considered On Topic?

Where would Autoscan network is not working with two or more NIC's on Windows 7 and 10 be considered "on topic" so I can re-post it in the proper place?
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Not allowed to ask a relevant question

I asked what I thought to be a simple question about how to ground shielded twisted pair cables, and it was closed as off-topic without any assistance on re-wording the question to be on-topic, over a ...
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Can Ethernet Packets be Accessed via WiFi?: Question edited to be on topic

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Can Ethernet Packets be Accessed via WiFi? Hi everybody, I had a think about the most common occurrence in my experience and ...
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My post about wifi Easy Connect was incorrectly closed as off topic

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Does Wi-fi Easy Connect/Device provisioning protocol (DPP) require support from the AP too or just the STAs? A user said you read ...
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network-restart-command-doesn't-work-in-root-but-works-in-home-directory

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Network restart command doesn't work in root but works in home directory
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Where do I go to ask this question

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Need recommendation for VPN router features I was mainly asking for protocol recommendations. Please direct to me the appropriate ...
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I have a question about *engineering* the *network* device. Where can I ask the question if not in here?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: How to build a network tap device? Guy named RonMaupin apparenty had a bad day today, and is trying to close my question (it is "on-...
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NE has derailed

The majority of people participated in the definition and commitment (2013) have been long gone from NE for good reasons. Most questions that did not get closed are trivial vendor specific questions, ...
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On Topic Questions Here

Help says: Questions one would encounter while operating, maintaining, purchasing, or managing an enterprise / service provider network. The question should be about the operation of your own ...
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Unabel to ping or ssh from a client to other client in openvpn

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Unabel to ping or ssh from a client to other client in openvpn Set up an OpenVPN server on VPS(S) I was in need to ssh to office ...
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Iperf and/or network throughput questions

I have been seeing these questions quite a bit i.e. "I have a gigabit link and then I ran an Iperf test are my results normal?" or "My 100mpbs interface is only sending 30mbps of traffice, is ...

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