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  1. Yes, I've had to resort to setting auto negotiate + DHCP at the head end as well as the internal network for anything to function, obviously there is an issue, but where.
  2. As I always do standard by wiring at 568B through the entire network, I'm having an issue I'm curious of. While setting up an 8 channel NVR my first cam refused to get an IP from the NVR subnet, or direct to the switch. However POE was functioning while connected to the PEO switch as the IR's would power up. I assumed I either wired the rj45's improper or pulled past the ~25lb limit of the cable and popped a wire (though common sense and experience tells me otherwise). I rewired the connectors, with no love. Ok, so I have a bad section in the cable (my test unit was left over an hour away on another job) In fact where I am running the very same units, two already installed no issues with 568B I pulled a new line, wired 568B, same outcome. With no real other options I could think of at the time, I went ahead and wired this run 568A, worked flawless. Great, so I mount a second cam, pulled the run (very carefully) and wired it 568A and had the same issue as the 568B run. First things first again, replaced the rj45's with again no joy. While wiring this cam 568B, everything appears fine. Same 1000ft spool, so it's not just one wire, and roughly 150foot each run well under max. None of the above are PTZ cams, however I have several that will go in the network which are. Considering these units require an injector it should be twice the fun not knowing why this is happening. Interestingly enough, I connected one cam via 568B pre made patch cables and everything went fine. Leads me to believe there is something very wrong with the spool, as in extreme inconsistencies in resistance throughout it's length, between #'s 4-5 and #'s 7-8 Or better yet, what facet of the networking twilight-zone am I in here? Anyone come across this issue in the past?
  3. So let me simplify this. 586B would not work on cam #1 586A works fine on cam #1 Where 586A does not work on cam #2 586B works on cam #2 Only 596A works on cam #3 between POE injector and cam; where only 586B will work from POE injector to NVR I have nick named the system Sybil
  4. @hillycat, Chances are the satellite beam is loaded with customers to the max, so each time someone or several customers are using the network for something other than email and browsing, the connection is saturated. Search around for a DSL provider in your area, then come back to before getting a plan, and search for results in your area. has a very large database to query results from.
  5. @brianellermets, First thing considering Dish is a satellite network, we have to remember the data must travel into the atmosphere from your location, then back down to the repeater into a hardwired network. Where the stream can become corrupt and degradation can occur very easily for a multitude of reasons. It is of course possible there is hardware failure going on, however eliminate as many 'other' possibilities as you can first. In this case i would get a live linux disk or USB block device setup, and boot the machine from this. What this can accomplish is to eliminate any possible issues with the machine such as hidden malware and or browser plugins, that sometimes effect a stable data stream. I would also recommend against recursively restarting the modem. Please post your results after getting a live CD or USB for testing purposes.
  6. Welcome to @ShakTib
  7. :::.. test results ..::: Download Connection is:: 20655 Kbps about 20.66 Mbps (tested with 25600 kB) Download Speed is:: 2521 kB/s Upload Connection is:: 711 Kbps about 0.7 Mbps (tested with 1496 kB) Upload Speed is:: 87 kB/s Tested From:: (Main) Test Time:: 2009/02/04 - 1:06pm D-Validation Link:: U-Validation Link:: User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_6; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.27.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.2.1 Safari/525.27.1 [!]
  8. @Wario, You might do well gathering more data. Run multiple tests at the various mirrors to locate issues.
  9. @Velo @Intertechworks , I have added graphing to each of your posts, which consist of all tests taken according to your individual connection ID's I would suggest that each of you run tests to other mirrors , and verify where the issue is located in your paths. Just as you, @Velo have done to show the difference between London and Frankfurt compared to your location. We can verify there is/ was an issue between your current location and the Frankfurt server. So this is all about routing, peering, and global connectivity. will show you on what networks such issues might reside. Many of the flash tests are located on upper tier / edge, internal low traffic networks of ISP's, and even alternate ports such as 8080, where the vast majority of 'the internet' is not routed to. Such tests are valuable for internal network connectivity only. In other words, verifying between you and the ISP only. Not giving a real world result such as supplies. When I test, I know I'm connected, I rarely test to my local ISP, unless I'm having a global issue and need to verify there is not a local connectivity issue. I test to see what kind of quality and relationship my ISP has with it's peers, (how valuable the peering is, or how much they pay one another to transfer my data at a high level of service) or other networks the ISP makes deals with in order to obtain an higher and more pure global connection.
  10. @IrishKing , Head over to and set the test to run from New_York
  11. Might be very careful using anything Qihoo, they have already been bribed into whitelisting malicious applications. Have [they] tightened up? We won't know that until the next exploit has been outed: Source Speaking of: [1/23/2017] [........] Source
  12. Your spot on there boss, it would be tremendously useful for a better UX through UI to the database.
  13. I would start by checking out the vast database of results at ZA can be found here:
  14. Good question, have her access and run a few speed tests, making sure Dallas is the test server. Mirrors can be found here
  15. In recent years, the domestic electronics industry at the end of each year there will be a wave of business failures. Not long ago, there are a number of Companies in the industry declared bankruptcy, yesterday, the industry came news that Seagate Suzhou plant officially announced the dissolution. Seagate Suzhou plant officially announced the dissolution According to the announcement of the Seagate Suzhou plant, said, because of the continued optimization of operational efficiency considerations, according to the board of directors decided that Seagate had to make a decision to dissolve the factory in Suzhou, china. The employees will be affected, we regret the early dissolution of Suzhou factory is Seagate to continue to reduce the global adaptation of current and future market demand measures the scale of production, in order to better." In addition, Seagate also said that from January 11th to January 18th will apply for staff leave procedures, and in accordance with the People's Republic of China labor law to pay compensation to employees. On the whole, in January 10, 2017, Seagate officially announced the dissolution of the Suzhou news. According to statistics, Seagate Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. was founded in June 2004, operating range of research, development, manufacturing, processing, all kinds of optical disk drive, drive and other parts, all kinds of computer software and storage system and its components, all kinds of computer peripheral products and parts, sales of the products and provide customer service and maintenance service and related technical and consulting services. In fact, Seagate Suzhou factory today announced the collapse is not accidental. As early as in September 2015, Seagate Suzhou factory began to lay off. At the end of June 2016, Seagate once again announced global layoffs of 3%, or about 1600 people. The layoffs seem to be aimed at their factories in china. December 2016 industry sources said the Seagate Suzhou plant is about to close, then also led to the Seagate factory employees gathered in Suzhou protest, is said to be required to compensate employees 2N+1+1. But from the Seagate factory in Suzhou notice, should be gone. Another source said that after the closure of Seagate Suzhou plant, its enterprise class hard drive production line will be moved to Seagate Wuxi plant, other production lines will be closed directly. According to Baidu encyclopedia update in October 2016, Seagate Suzhou factory employs about 3000 people. Before taking into account the network data lag and the Seagate factory in Suzhou, there have been some layoffs, and some employees may be with the enterprise hard line moved to Wuxi, with 1600 Seagate previously announced layoffs, layoffs this seems to be aimed at the Seagate factory in Suzhou. In other words, the dissolution of the Seagate Suzhou plant will lead to nearly 1600 unemployed. Mechanical hard disk market downturn, overcapacity, layoffs In recent years, although the PC market continues to decline, but the storage component PC SSD solid state drive is growing rapidly. From this table we see not hard, 2011-2015 years, SSD shipments from 1460 growth to 102 million, growth of nearly 700%; while shipments of HHD mechanical hard disk has continued to decline, from 621 million 500 thousand to 468 million 900 thousand, fell by 24%, fell to the lowest point in history. HHD traditional mechanical hard disk drive, mainly by mechanical components, read and write data need to rely on physical rotation disk, waiting for the spindle motor, a magnetic head and a magnetic head arm to find the data in the disc position, the whole process is quite complicated, seriously restricts the performance of the whole PC. The SSD does not have any mechanical components, without the need for complex mechanical movement, relying on flash memory chip, can quickly and accurately access any position of the driver. At the same time SSD has excellent random access speed, excellent multi tasking capability and excellent durability and reliability. The only constraint on the development of SSD is the price and storage capacity. But now the development of SSD technology, SSD's mainstream capacity has grown from 32GB to 128\/256GB, and now the maximum capacity of SSD and nearly 10TB, it is predicted that in 2018 the maximum capacity of SSD will be raised to 128TB. At the same time, SSD prices are falling all the way. Although the price of SSD like 1TB\/2TB is still very expensive, but the price of 128\/256GB SSD accepted by the general public, the capacity to meet the basic needs of the system disk or disk. You can see that in just a few years time, the mechanical hard disk has begun to face the situation is eliminated by SSD. In the face of changes in the trend of the environment, as the world's two largest traditional HHD hard drive manufacturers - Western data and Seagate also suffered a dilemma. To this end, WD in 2015 announced the acquisition of one of the world's largest flash chip maker SanDisk for $19 billion to SSD, both arms, has become the second flash resources of traditional hard disk manufacturers will benefit storage products WD and HGST two brands of the west. Plus had flash resources of Toshiba, Seagate is not only in the four hard disk flash production resources. Although Seagate in 2014 to $450 million in cash to acquire Avago's LSI solutions (ASD) and flash memory component (FCD) assets, with the ability to provide a full range of storage solutions. Seagate's lack of flash production line, and other strategic resources lost three hard drive manufacturers competition, especially Seagate early shut down consumer SSD production line (Seagate 600 series SSD), SSD in the consumer field, Seagate's market share is almost negligible. With the sharp decline in the HHD market demand, overcapacity Seagate also had to take layoffs, closing factories and other measures to ease the pressure. January 2015, Seagate has announced 2950 layoffs worldwide, accounting for about 6% of the total number of employees. The same day, chief executive officer and chief operating officer of both class chairman Steve Luczo, CEO of back, and cut 25% salary. In September of the same year, Seagate announced that as part of the global workforce optimization measures, layoffs 1050 people, accounting for about 2% of the total number of employees. Less than a year later, the end of June 2016, Seagate will once again announced layoffs of 3%, or about 1600 people. This also led directly to the closure of Seagate Suzhou factory. Seagate has announced its first quarter fiscal year 2017 earnings, in terms of mechanical hard disk shipments from the lowest point in the last quarter, but still not optimistic. As of the quarter of September 30, 2016, Seagate shipped hard disk 38 million 900 thousand, an increase of 6% over the previous quarter of 36 million 800 thousand, but still far less than the same period last year, 47 million 200 thousand. If you continue to do so, Seagate will be more difficult. However, at present, China is actively promoting the domestic storage industry, if Seagate is willing to cooperate with domestic storage manufacturers, then, may be a new opportunity. Source
  16. @merelyanode, I cannot speak for results which i cannot see, as you could image, however have you run tests from a different device or IP location, and could these be the missing tests?
  17. The user account is used to fill your personal database, any tests taken while not logged in, are drawn against the device ID You have not taken any tests while logged in to with the same device you have been testing with, this is why there are no tests showing under your account history.
  18. You can download a CSV if you like, or just have a look at your results, check this post out.
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  20. You can get a CSV from within your results page: First in the header look for 'My Results' - bottom right corner in this screenshot: Then you can see your graph Now look just below the graph, just above to the right of the specific results, and select how much data you wish to show on the graph, and or in the results, upper right corner in this screenshot: Then you can see under the graph 'export' bottom middle in this sceenshot: This will download a copy of your personal database. In my case, it looks something such as the following (some data excluded):
  21. The high ping rate is due to the distance and networks of the path, which could be considered acceptable, if you are speaking about a ping to Where a ping is the calculation of the time it takes a packet to reach it's destination and return with an answer /2 From the looks of your recent tests taking the lower RX results along side the TX it appears since the 30th until now, the issue has been cleared. This of course may not persist, I would do regular testing, even run a daily auto test to determine at what if any frequency your network experiences slowdowns.
  22. What speeds are you paying for?
  23. geezus
  24. Hi @Patrick07, I would test all mirrors at this point while logged in. At that point we will have more information to decipher where the issue starts.
  25. Hi @Gio Bacareza, There really in my opinion is not set guideline. The way I use is to first test the closest server to my current location. Getting a baseline average of how the local or regional flow reacts. Then I'll branch further outward, testing the ISP peers to verify how well their infrastructure is connected, quality wise. With this, over time I can determine network loads, time of the load if any, and availability. At the same time I'll test the furthest locations of the mirrors, this accomplishes how well the top tier ISP peering is connected (backbones), or main arteries connecting global networks. It takes quite some time to get a rational image (as in records stored in your personal database here at as well as a mental image of network paths, usability as well as an availability baseline compared to others in your area, and worldwide. You can however shortcut to what is already in the public database, [] which is compromised of all tests taken at on a granular level of geography, country, ISP (and much more) for informational purposes to use against your test results.