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Tag creation request (NFV)

Can someone with a high enough reputation score please create the NFV tag? We have an SDN tag but no NFV tag.
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Tag creation request

If this is not the best place to answer this question, please advise where would be. Can someone with a high enough reputation score please create the ipsec tag? I was browsing tags and adding the ...
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In which site of StackExchange should I ask questions about computer networks?

I'm dealing with some basic network configuration problems while using cisco's packet tracer software to improve my knowledge about networking, and I can't figure out where to get the answer for them. ...
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How do you know for sure that a weird TCP packet order bug is not a networking issue?

Hi all :) regarding the close vote on Requests coming in the wrong order over the network it has been closed as "not networking related", but we've pretty much excluded application-level causes and ...
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(solved) Help Center is busted?

On https://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic, I see: What topics can I ask about here? Find out the distribution they run (for example, Ubuntu) and focus on that first. Use ...
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What tag should I use for Modbus?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: What's the role of Negative Acknowledge (NAK) in Modbus? There's no tag referring to Modbus, and I'm unable to create it ...
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Reasoning for this question being off-topic

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: What are typical causes for phantom messages and how do network protocols deal with them? This question was closed for being off-...
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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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unable to add a comment new user need a 50 reputation.

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Apple devices causing "Land Attack" on Cisco ASA I am experiencing an issue regarding Apple devices causing "Land Attack"...
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What is the point of having a `MikroTik` tag?

Quoting Ron Maupin: The community has decided that for hardware to be on-topic here, the manufacturer must offer optional, paid support. Unfortunately, MikroTik does not. […] Source So, what is the ...
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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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Questions about Protocol

Can I ask questions about SIP and H.323 here? Questions about standard SIP and H.323, not specific to any vendor. Please suggest me relevant community for such questions. Thanks.
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Why does this community want to limit itself so much in terms of questions asked?

It seems to me that this community is doing everything it can to drive new users away and delete their questions. Will it destroy the community if somebody asks a question about the usage of port 443 ...
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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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Question closed quickly on protocol used (http ≠ https)

The question: Port 80 instead of 443? Why would you ever need to use both of them? was closed. A comment suggest to ask this question on other groups typically groups of system admins. I agree this ...
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Mention on tour page that this site is first and foremost about enterprise-grade stuff

It's mentioned already on the [help/on-topic] page but it might be also worth adding to the tour page.
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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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Is the restriction in this forum to layer-4 and below sensible any more?

I have only just started contrtibuting here so forgive me if you think I'm speaking out of turn, but I noticed that this question was put on hold https://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Please help get a hold lifted from a question

I made the mistake of using the word "resident" in my original question, and not being clear enough of my role in the project/situation. The topic has been placed on HOLD, and I am trying to get the ...
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How to flag as off-topic and refer to another SE site

When I flag a question as off-topic, and select This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network, I'm presented with a "list" of SE sites to choose from, but the only item in the ...
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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 up with this “modified 2 hours ago by Community” questions in the “active” list

When I check the "active" questions, there are often questions included that are considered "active" because there were "modified N hours ago" and the modifying user is "Community". If open the ...
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where to ask about switch servers OS?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: why some switch OS are solaries? where i can ask my question?
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Why doesn't network engineering support questions and tags of Internet protocols?

Earlier, I was trying to ask a question related to Internet protocols, as the question was related to networking, I tried to ask the question on Network Engineering, but the site does not contain the ...
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Can someone explain to be the reason for this being put on-hold?

https://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/34263/how-are-contention-based-mac-protocols-classified The stated reason is it's off-topic because it's about "education, certification, or ...
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Dealing with a completely changed question with answers to both

This question has been changed nearly 100% from its original form, but now has valid answers from before and after the change. In this discussion on meta.se they talk about rolling the question back ...
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Questions about network protocols

Are questions about application level network protocols, not connected with network infrastructure (e.g. HTTP, FTP, email protocols) ok here?
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Network Engineering's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions proposed in an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as the ...
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Moderator Election - We need more candidates!

In about 5 hours, the nomination phase of the moderator elections is scheduled to end. However, in order for the election to proceed, it is necessary to have at least one more candidate running than ...
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Would this question be on topic on NESE?

What makes TCP window size keep changing For example, in some operating systems, the TCP window size always change around 30000~60000 (of course, max 65535). The objective of window size is to inform ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This'll operate like the one in the previous year - it will be an opportunity for members of the community ...
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Is mikrotik home setup questions off topic for network engineering?

I would like to get help on setting up routing via two ISP provided ports on Mikrotik RouterOS. That is to route IPTV traffic to one port and Internet - to another. If I ask question describing my ...
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Which StackExchange to Ask my Question

I recently listened to a podcast about the Arpanet and how the Internet has evolved. I do have some questions that I would like to discuss / questions to ask. As the questions are technical in ...
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Stepping down from being a NetEng Moderator

(nautical theme because why not? ;) I was surprised when I was originally asked by the SE staff to be a moderator. Determined to be helpful, I set off with bravado and gusto to be a lightening rod to ...
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Right place for network automation questions?

I'm starting to get into network automation, specifically Python and Ansible with Cisco gear. Is this the right group for these types of questions or is there a better one? The questions I can think ...
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I don't think this was duplicate

Subnetting - Reason for maximum number of subnets His question was not "how do I subnet 192.168.1.10/27". If it were, then yes it is duplicate an answered in the linked thread. His question was ...
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Automatic “off-topic” warning based on keywords

I saw here that S.E. allows to filter some keywords in a subject. I suppose the same could be done in the question body. I was wondering if we could configure some automatic warning upon detection ...
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Improving the NESE Community

Lately, there has been a splurge of not-so-positive posts on Meta -- some of it justified, some of it unjustified. Either way, they happened. And as always, the focus shouldn't be placed on what went ...
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Is this post off topic, and if so why?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Static routes and multiple routers Is my post off-topic and if so why? It is about enterprise equipment in an enterprise ...
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Actively migrating to Super User

I've just asked this question over on the Super User stack. If they're ok with the idea, this stack might be perceived as more friendly if we start migrating empty Qs. (SE guidelines are to NOT ...
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Why, oh why was this marked off-topic?

This is the question... in question (heh): Patch cable wiring/colors I understand the question has the word "home" in it, and probably points to something based on home networking, but this one ...
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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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Is the NESE community being stingy with upvotes?

So many of of our questions have 0 or 1 votes, it makes me think we are being way to stingy with our up-votes. At the very least, every question with an answer should also have (at least) one upvote ...
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Question about tools marked as off-topic

My question was marked as off-topic. This question is not about a home network. However, while reading the rules of NE, I see there is a requirement for the question to be about: tools used by ...
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Frustrated with NE sometimes

Edit: Sorry that I got sore about this. I guess I was having a bad day and vented here. I'm over it! It is so frustrating that even after well more than a year learning from and trying to help ...
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susbtantially editing an accepted answer

Regarding this question, or rather the accepted answer: I feel the answer, while accepted is not so good because of the incorrect use of the broadcasting term instead of flooding (and some minor ...
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Discouraging answers to off-topic questions

Should we discourage answers to off-topic questions? I know a lot of members like to answer any and all questions, even when they are off-topic. For a question such as this , I think that answering ...
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What should I do with this question?

I posted this question and was informed that it is off topic. I don't think I have the reputation I need to move a question. What should I do?

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