Latency quesstion

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Thu Mar 18 10:32:07 CDT 2010

On 3/18/2010 10:07, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> On 3/18/2010 09:56, Dennis Dayman wrote:
>> have a friend who has 21 floors of a building in DFW, multiple
>> switches, etc and they started to have latency issues this weekend
>> where half if not all packet are being dropped to folder shares,
>> printers, etc. Suggestions on how they can troubleshoot that? call in
>> a company to help identify it?
> I'd start with a map of the network mark the routes (paths) that work.
> Then redraw the map without those paths and mark which stations talk to
> which other stations.
> If that exercise discloses which equipment is broken, fix or replace it
> and start over.
> If it does not, and no other you-can-do-it-yourself tests or analyses
> come to mind, call for expensive help.
> (If they are competent, they will use an orderly analysis--that one is
> my favorite--I call it sectionalization.  I'm not bright enough to deal
> with 21 floors.  I have to sectionalize it to a particular horizontal or
> vertical before I can figure where to start.)

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