HQ NETWORK:   XBOX ONE |  XBOX 360 |  AIDELUXE HQ Network: 1,534 | Guests: 284 | Members: 5 


   Current Location: Forums Xbox in PC case   |   Xbox-Scene trying to dominate by Slandering Xbox-HQ   |   xbox   |   [Game name] does not seem like a XISO-File   |   Xboxs for sale   |   Changing Sounds on an Official Xbox Game - Stored on HDD   |   Unleashx skins in french language   |   Can I copy my disc through my PC?   |   New Game - Fursan al-Aqsa - Knights of al-Aqsa Mosque   |   you may have more than one dashboard to choose from startup?   |   
  Home | Active Topics | CD/DVD Media | Downloads | Forums | Feedback | Games | HardDrives | Homebrew | My Profile | ModChips | Reviews | Search | SoftMods | Tutorials

Xbox Forums

Discuss all aspects of the original Xbox Console in our Interactive Xbox Forums..

Pre-order Microsoft Flight Simulator
Xbox-Hq.Com :: View topic - Need help accessing FTP 2 Xbox through 2 switches
Xbox-Hq.Com Forum Index -> Xbox General Discussions
Post new topic Reply to topic    
 Need help accessing FTP 2 Xbox through 2 switches View previous topic :: View next topic  
 
 
 
 
wuwave
Xbox-HQ Newbie
Xbox-HQ Newbie



Joined: Aug 24, 2005
Posts: 3

Post Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2005 12:09 am   
Post subject: Need help accessing FTP 2 Xbox through 2 switches
Reply with quote
 
Imagine this i have a broadband (cable) internet conection runing in to switch #1 and out of that comes 4 lines one of which goes to another switch, switch #2. from switch #2 i have 2 lines 1 going to Xbox and the other to a PC.

I can get to my xbox if its pluged in to switch #1 with the normal IP: 192.168.1.100
User: xbox
Pass: xbox

Etc...

I was wondering how i access it on switch #2 do i have to make any changes to switch #2 settings?

Or can it be done with just editting the xbox IP?

Let me know if anyone knows.

Wuwave


View user's profile Send private message
 
 
 
 
forahobby
Administrator
Administrator


Joined: May 22, 2003
Posts: 23781
Location: NSW, Australia

Post Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2005 5:01 am   
Post subject:
Reply with quote
 
A switch/hub doesnt need configuring.. Only a router..
So since you running a switch its exactly like just being connected with one cable as i look at it..

I have a similar setup here.. I have my main ROUTER -->> SWITCH/HUB -->> XBOX/PC

You should just give your xbox a ipaddress in the same range as your pc just like you described.. You should then be able to connect no probs..

JUST WITH CONNECTING SWITCH -->> SWITCH..
Try the last port or the first port to connect the 2 x switches together..
Make sure you have network light activitiy too Normally on a hub or swith they have a port especially called UPLINK or something for connecting multiple switches etc.

you should be fine.

l8r

FH
http://www.xbox-hq.com

_________________
HQ Network:
www.xbox-hq.com | www.xboxone-hq.com | www.360-hq.com | www.c64-hq.com


View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
 
 
 
 
kilroytheguumba
Xbox-HQ Member
Xbox-HQ Member

Xbox Version: 1.0
Modded: 007.AUF now, X3 HW soon

Joined: Jan 01, 2005
Posts: 77

Post Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2005 10:11 pm   
Post subject:
Reply with quote
 
FOREWORD: sorry for all the text, but I like to explain things if there's a chance someone might need it.

Or do like I did. Here's my example:

Say the Internet is coming directly into the computer. Just ass another network card to your computer, share the LAN Connection that the Internet is plugged into, run the second one into the switch, and the switch to the XBOX. From there, let DHCP on the XBOX do the work for you. Not only will you have an IP auto-assigned to the XBOX that'll remain static until you reassign a new one, your XBOX will be able to access the Internet as well as the PC will be able to access the XBOX.

If the Internet is coming through a router, then into a switch, make sure your router can access the Internet then assign yout IP range accordingly. Then manually assign both your computer and your XBOX within the constraints of the IP range you've selected, as well as subnet mask and DNS gateway, and it shouldn't matter where you plug the PC or the XBOX into.

Either way, you don't need to use the uplink port, so don't use it. If your hub has an uplink switch, switch it off. My PC has a Gigabit Ethernet port built in, and I use that for Internet, and I added a 10/100 for the network. The 10/100 is connected to a switch, which connects the computers in the bedroom to the hub in the living room, which connects the XBOX, the PS2, as well as additional computers in the living room and everything works fine for me in my example. If you're able to hook the PC and the computer together through the switch, it would be to your advantage to do so since that's actually faster than doing it through a hub. Make sure you're using the more up-to-date CAT5e network cables too, since it's full duplex and gigabit-capable (if you can't get or afford CAT6) and you'll notice immediate increases in speed if you're not using it already.

Also, it helps if you know the differences between routers, switches, and hubs. Since that's the proper order for those devices, I'll summarize them in that order as well. A router is its namesake, it routes traffic from the source to the switch. Switches give dedicated bandwidth to each port, so if you have a 100Mbps switch, each port can carry its own 100Mbps signal regardless of how many ports are built into it. A hub pools its available bandwidth (from the switch or the router if a switch isn't available), so no matter how many ports are on the hub, the bandwitch is always the same, and shared across all the computers on the hub, which means the more ports on the hub, the less available bandwidth available as you add more computers or consoles to the hub.

_________________
XBOX V 1.0 (softmod)
UnleashX dashboard
80GB ATA/133 Maxtor HDD
Phillips DVD drive (no tweak)
12V Fan bypass for full-speed fan action


View user's profile Send private message
 
Display posts from previous:   
  Post new topic  
 
  Reply to topic  
|
 All times are GMT | Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  
 

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum
 

 Members Online (5) / Guests Online (284)
Members Browsing
spee123, piskimojoso, Killroy5150, ozzy, iva,

Legend
Administrator  Moderator  VIP Member  Registered User  Banned Users

Pre-order Microsoft Flight Simulator