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How change Broadcast ip address manually (CentOS Machine)

i figured out subnet mask & broadcast ip addresses of eth0 device in my CentOS machine are different from datacenter email. datacenter email was like below : Free IP: ...
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How to configure Linux to send broadcast packets via a specific network interface?

I've read that OS sends broadcast packets via the 1st interface with IFF_BROADCAST and that you can set/clear this flag with ifconfig [-]broadcast (without an address). But this doesn't work. In my ...
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openvpn bridged mode: interface config with loopback

I'm currently running an openvpn server using routed mode (ubuntu 12.04) Because I have written a network application that uses broadcast, I think I have no choice but to go to bridged mode. However, ...
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Linux network interface broadcast statistics

I am looking for a way to see the number of Ethernet broadcast frames transmit/received by the network interfaces. I am familiar with many Linux commands,procs and options to get interface statistics ...
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Is it necessary to manually set the interface broadcast address?

I'm converting my scripts from old net-tools: ifconfig eth0 192.168.2.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 to iproute2: ip link set eth0 up ip addr add 192.168.2.1/24 dev eth0 and I notice that the new ...
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How to configure samba to workaround UDP broadcast problems?

I have a problem that NetBIOS name of my Ubuntu laptop connected through WiFi cannot be resolved from other machines. Using a packet sniffer and nmblookup I figured out that the wlan interface doesn't ...
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What is responsible of setting up the default broadcast address?

The broadcast address is apparently misconfigured on some (old) Linux embedded device that I setup (but that I don't own anymore) because it doesn't match the expected value given the IP address and ...