A connection generally refers to a TCP/IP connection, that is established as the result of the handshake between 2 hosts.

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Connections fail routinely from the internet to a ADSL router doing NAT

I have a Comtrend ADSL router that routinely fails to sustain connections via NAT (I try HTTP and SSH) to a machine in its internal network. I can connect for, say, half an hour and then the ...
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wget only works for some users

Currently have a strange situation: wget only works for one user on a system -- and root isn't it. There are three user accounts, user A, B and root. User A can use wget with no problems. User B and ...
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Why does my server lose SQL connection every 2-3 days (reboot fixes)?

Every 2-3 days, my Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise box which is hosting a .NET web app will start having an issue. The .NET app stops being able to connect to the SQL server with this error: An ...
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Can't log into POP3 account using Exim/Dovecot mail server (debian)

I'm trying to set up a mail server for our dedicated server, and the only thing remaining that doesn't work is the POP login. The outlook dialog box just keep asking me for the right user ...
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PuTTY - Server Unexpectedly Closed Network Connection

I have two servers that I have been able to connect fine as s1.website.com and s2.website.com I connected to s1.website.com earlier today without any issues, however, when I connected to ...
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network timeout how to analyse problem

In the last three month I was experiencing that my internet connection started to get very slow and websites had long time to load. The first thing I made was an ping to www.google.com which showed ...
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How Can I Connect to remote sql server?

I have a desktop application(Developed in c#) which will use SQL SERVER database. The database is on remote Database Server. I need to connect to that database on this database server and some ...
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Unable to connect to a remote database

I'm playing with MongoDB. I have a good deal of experience with MySQL and was using something called Sequel Pro to connect to remote databases. I'm now trying MongoHub but can't seem to get it to ...
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What's better than wifi to connect servers wirelessly (ethernet-like latency)?

I need to connect some servers wirelessly and would like to know what other technologies (than Wifi) exist to get an idea of the possibilities. It would nice to know the pros/cons, limitations. ...
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MS 2008 R2 Drops Remote Desktop Sessions in 10 seconds or less every time

I'm adding a new 64-bit server to our domain. Everything seems fine except when accessing the machine using remote desktop, after a few seconds the connection is lost. The error message is "This ...
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Easy management of multiple connections

on a Windows 7 machine I need to switch back and forth two connections: the LAN connection (that works behind a proxy) and a wireless connection via a USB modem. This requires every time to activate / ...
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Certificates in SQL Server 2008

I need to implement SSL for transmissions between my application and Sql Server 2008. I am using Windows 7, Sql Server 2008, Sql Server Management Studio, and my application is written in c#. I was ...
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Unable to connect to APNS with java-apns

I've got a Java program running on a firewalled server that is intended to send push notifications to my iPhone app by using java-apns. Problem is, whenever I try to send a notification the library ...
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Share openVPN connection

Currently I have a server (dev tun) running openVPN and my WinXP client is able to connect to the server just fine. I have an ethernet device and I need to send data to a computer under the server's ...
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Cannot connect to MySQL over TCP locally - Connection Timeout - Ubuntu 9.04

I am running Ubuntu and am ultimately trying to connect Tomcat to my MySQL database using JDBC. It has worked previously but after a reboot the instance now fails to connect. Both Tomcat 6 and ...
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Understanding this error: apr_socket_recv: Connection reset by peer (104)

So, if I do some benchmarking with apache benchmark (ab), and I use large numbers of requests. Then sometimes in the middle of a test I get this error. I don't even know what it means. So how can I ...
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Debugging Connection Issues Between Two Linux Servers

I have two CentOS 5 servers running iptables and apf. I am having issues connecting with ssh from server 1 to server 2. I can connect from server 1 to a third server and from that third server to ...
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Dual external internet connections

We have here 2 Internet connections coming in. And the intention is to have all services available on our server which should be available externally, to be available through both connections. Also, ...
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Backup NAS to another NAS?

is there a way to backup / transfer a NAS (it's like a big harddrive with some access to a webinterface, but closed linux etc.... only two ethernet ports) to another one? or is the only way to connect ...
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mysql connection is slow (5seconds)

After building my webapp on a first boot i create 2 connections to mysql on debian then 1-2 (r/w) for every page after that. The connection consistently take 5.2 seconds to connect. Debian is in a VM ...
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MySQL max_user_connections

We're releasing a site in a couple of weeks that has been developed on a local machine but now when were testing on dev server we get MySQL error 'max_user_connections'. We have talked to the ...
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What does the number after the IP address represent in a MySQL connection error?

I'd just like to know what the number '64' represents in MySQL connection error message: Can't connect to MySQL server on '127.0.0.1' (64) in /var/www/test.php Thank you.
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Why can't European users access my site?

My site has been running just fine for the past couple of years, but all of a sudden, two days ago, European users have been experiencing serious connection problems to the site. I really want to fix ...
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Why same HTTP operation's connections number difference under the same surrouding?

Under the same pc to operation one HTTP operation. Lan operation has less connections number than wan's (or add network latency). Why is it so like as I said? What determines how many connections ...
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set service dependency on internet connection

I have created a window service and set some dependencies like on MSMQ, MSSQLSERVER and so. Everything is working nice. but i need to send another dependency for my service. That is on internet ...
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How would I write a terminal command to download a folder with wget from a Media Temple (gs) server?

I'm trying to download a folder using wget on the Terminal (I'm usin a Mac if that matters) because my ftp client sucks and keeps timing out. It doesn't stay connected for long. So I was wondering if ...
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How do I set the password that contains quotation mark to a connection string in an ASP.NET application?

How do I set the password that contains quotation mark to a connection string in an ASP.NET application? Answer: Password: This"Is"Password In connection string: ...
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Outlook refuses to connect to Exchange

Outlook 2007 under Windows XP connecting to Exchange 2003 SP2: when started, it flips back and forth between "Connecting to Exchange Server" and "Disconnected" three or four times, then gives up and ...
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MySQL - connection and security

I was wondering if someone could tell me if there is any potential security breeches that could occur by connecting to a sql database that does not reside at 'localhost' i.e. via ip address?
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Failed pinging a LAN card of the server from the client using shared internet connection

The server (Windows XP Pro SP3) has two LAN cards (LAN card A and B) and is connected to the internet using ADSL. The ADSL connection is shared to LAN card B using Internet Connection Sharing. The ...
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Is it possible to enable logging of RDP connections / disconnections under Windows XP and Windows 7?

As the title suggests, I'm trying to keep an eye on RDP connections / disconnections to a couple of machines. One's running Windows XP and one's running Windows 7. I've checked the event logs on the ...
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How do I fix “getaddrinfo: localhost Name or service not found” for telnet server?

I need to enable telnet (no i can't use ssh, and I don't want to discuss why I have to use telnet either), I have 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost in /etc/hosts. I have installed ...
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Can I make TCP/IP session to run less than 60 seconds?

Our server is overloaded with TCP/IP sessions, we have 1200 - 1500 of them. Most of them are hanging in TIME_OUT state. It turns out that a connection in TIME_OUT state occupies a socket until 60 ...
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Where is the network connection enabled/disabled setting stored?

I have an Amazon EC2 instance of Windows Server 2008 where some genius managed to disable the network connection so that the instance is now isolated in its own little universe. I can shut down the ...
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How to limit SMTP delivery to hourly batches

Moved over from StackOverflow. Sorry if you saw it there first In an effort to keep us from being labeled spammers by major ISPs (in addition to SPF records, privacy policies, CANSPAM compliance and ...
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Tomcat cannot connect to MySQL on localhost

I have deployed an application on my Tomcat server with JDBC resources defined. What is puzzling me is that I can connect to the database (which is running locally on the server) only using the ...
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SSH Connection refused

I was logged into my server earlier today, and now when i go to SSH i get the error "SSH Connection Refused" i'm running Ubuntu Hardy. The server is still working, and serving web-pages i just cannot ...
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Internet Forwarding With Qemu?

I'm using kvm and qemu to run a windows virtual machine, but I'm trying to get internet on that machine. I've been reading about all this bridging and stuff that is done to do that, but I was ...
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Apache2, making my site publicly available

I want to make my apache 2 development server public to the internet, it is a Django based website. Here is my apache2 config: <VirtualHost *:80> Alias /media /home/user/myproject/statics ...
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Apache and MySQL taking all the memory? Maximum connections?

I've a had one of our servers going down (network wise) but keeping its uptime (so looks the server is not losing its power) recently. I've asked my hosting company to investigate and I've been told, ...
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Can't connect to server from certain machines

On a small college campus we have a VLAN setup for the computer labs. These machines get assigned IP addresses in the 192.168.7.xxx range. In the server room, all of the server are on the default ...
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Best way to connecting switches together to reach the best performance?

we got 3 Floors and almost 11 Switches. we are going to connect these switches so got the best performance. so this is how we got that. Network Diagram My Questions are: Is this Plan can get the ...
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SSH sometimes screws up connection when terminal overflows?

I've got a problem with SSH on a Debian Lenny based server (it's a vHost within a Xen environment, booted on a Xen kernel). I hope someone can help me with this. The SSH connection seems somehow ...
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MySQL DB connection error

I've been mucking around with Flash Builder (beta 2) and trying to get some PHP services hooked up. It's dead simple through FB assuming no hiccups. But I've been hiccupping for days now. I'm running ...
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Can't connect to MySql server on remote server

Connecting to: CentOS v?? with MySql 4.?? in Nashville (example public ip=11.11.11.11) Stack: Cable modem as gateway > router with forwarding > CentOs Box Connecting from: Windows 2003 R2 in ...
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MS Access gets Disconnected

I have MS Access 2003 application connected to SQL Server 2005 with linked tables. Starting from yesterday when I open a linked tabled and leave it open for a while (5~10 minutes) then the database ...
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SQL Server 2000 Client won’t connect

One day instead of connecting to the database my SQL Server Management gave me the following error: "Data Source name not found & no default driver found" Note it had been working for several ...
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How to connect to SQL Server via SQL Server Management Studio 2008?

I can't seem to get this to work. I have an IP address for a SQL Server. I have a login and password. How can I connect to it and work with it?
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Native client connection from IIS to SQL Server 2005 through firewall takes over 30 seconds

I have a web server (IIS7/.NET 3.5 native client) connecting to SQL 2005 through a firewall. The server is on a cluster with a named instance configured to respond to the static port 1089. TCP ports ...