An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides access to the Internet.

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How to prevent or know an ISP restricting HTTP accesses to a web server resides in VPS [on hold]

I experienced some ISPs restricting HTTP access to my web server hosted in VPS. The restriction was dropping SYN packets for 10 secs when a client trying to connect the server. Once connection has ...
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Serving both Google App Engine applications and existing Joomla! website under same domain?

I currently maintain a web site with Joomla! hosted at my ISP. Say its domain name is example.com. WHOIS lists my name as administrative contact and two names at my ISP as technical contacts. I also ...
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Static IP from some other ISP

I'm a You Broadband customer, to host a website I need a Static IP but with my chosen plan company doesn't provide me a static IP. They wanted me to buy a static IP. I had ready to do that but they ...
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How often does the geolocation associated to an ordinary IP address usually change?

Can anyone tell me how often should i expect a routable IP address (either v4 or v6) to have its associated geolocation (country + city level) changed, in average? I'm asking this because i'm ...
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Intermittently unable to connect to specific URLs

I have a simple and typical network configuration consisting of an ISP-provided cable modem connected through a SonicWALL router/firewall to a single switch that has been operating flawlessly for ...
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Router unable to connect to internet [migrated]

Background : My ISP has a web based authentication scheme . So when I first try to browse any site , it goes to the isp login page. Once logged in , further requests to web pages work fine . ISP has ...
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ISP Doesn't Make A Difference As Same Line Is Used? [closed]

Does it make a difference if I use BT, Sky or Virgin when using ADSL Broadband?? I've got the impression, I am going to use the same broadband (telephone) line anyway, so there shouldn't be any ...
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Manually adding a destination to the routing table in ubuntu

The default routing is through a tunneled (VPN) gateway. I have a destination (my ISP user-login server) to which I can't connect via a tunnel but only through the eth0 interface with the ISP assigned ...
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ISP broadcasting all IP-packets, so I can see traffic of other clients from ISP

Recently I wondered why my router shows a constant downstream of 5 MBit/s, while I am downloading almost no data. I discovered the "packet logging" function of my router, with which I was able to log ...
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For a typical broadband ISP, are nodes on the same subnet routed together or are they bridged?

For a typical broadband ISP, are nodes on the same subnet routed together or are they bridged? In other words, what kind of path will a packet take when going from one node on a subnet to another for ...
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ISP provider for big sites? [closed]

I want to know what ISP is running sites like stackoverflow, basecamp, asana, etc. I guess not everyone is running on VPS as an in-house server can have much more horse power for the price than what ...
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Is it worth sending abuse mail?

I have been running my own e-mail server for a while, and I noticed that scanning for open relays has been on the rise during the last days. So I whipped up a little script that parses postfix logs, ...
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Do cPHulk Brute Force Protection Settings Effect Hosts?

Question: Do my settings (shown below) prevent visitors from getting to any of the public web sites on my server if their ISP's IP Address has been blocked/black-listed through cPHulk Brute Force ...
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Microsoft is blocking mail from entire netblock. ISP doesn't know what to do?

I recently moved a client from basic T1 service to a multi-site MPLS solution with same vendor. The ISP, XO Communications, provided a decade of stable service as a T1 provider. The process of moving ...
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New IP addressing from ISP

We just got a new Internet fiber service. Our ISP gave us a /30 for WAN and /29 for LAN? I have never seen this when setting up a new ISP service. I was always given a block of ip addresses (if ...
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I am not able to connect to my server from my leased line internet connection

I am having some troubles connecting to my Fedora server from my static IP ISP connection. Usually I can ping that server with no problems. But other times it just gives me timeout responses. When ...
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How to best redirect customers to a login page? (ISP)

I'm trying to come up with the cleanest way to redirect a user to a logon/payment page from an ISP gateway router. We run a small ISP and would like to force users to have to log in prior to getting ...
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SMTP sent E-mail not copied to Sent Folder [closed]

I discovered that some (few) providers don't copy into the Sent folder those E-mails which are sent from mail clients through SMTP. They only copy them to the sent folder if you send them from their ...
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How to professionally handle spam / abuse complaints as an ISP [closed]

Introduction story to have a base and not some sort of meta-question I am handling some spam cases where our email addresses got bought or collected somehow by some marketing agencies, from which we ...
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configuring dedicated internet access

I have taken a dedicated internet access service from my ISP. for which i received one P2P IP address with a specified gateway, and 6 IP addresses on a /29 subnet. but they havent specified any ...
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Modems unable to acquire dhcp IPs

I work at an ISP where we use routers (7200) for dhcp. I recently reloaded one of our dhcp routers because we had complaints from many users unable to connect and the dhcp database file it was ...
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Transparent AntiSpam solution in ISP scale [closed]

We have and ISP with adsl , broadband etc subscribers (average 10000 online users with 1M of Bandwidth . average ) . Some users infected by spammer viruses which makes our ip address spaces ...
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Can my ISP know that I am connected through a VPN?

I have a general understanding of VPNs and how they work. However, I am not sure of how the initial request is seen by my ISP? For example say I am connected to an OpenVPN provider, what happens when ...
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Internet usage on my network

I need internet usage of computers on my network. Can ISP provide me with a detailed internet usage of individual computers in my network?
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Make own dial-up ISP using broadband connection [closed]

So, I see no reason why this wouldn't be possible. I have a Linux server (a Raspberry Pi to be exact) connected via Ethernet to a broadband ISP. I want to be able to dial a number, have it go ...
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AT&T Business Class Internet Router Options [closed]

I have a situation where AT&T seems to be very uncooperative in their selection of modems (routers) for their business class DSL service. They essentially gave us only two options for modems ...
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Our wi-fi at work is ridiculously slow, will adding more range extenders improve it?

At work, we have two wireless networks (e.g., Work1 Work2); the Work2 is used downstairs and Work1 is used upstairs. However, both are notoriously slow. The connection is better when we are wired in, ...
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Using dual isp and static ip [closed]

what are the options to increase/backup bandwidth of a load balanced web farm gaining bandwidth from more isps? What are hardware/ip requirement to benefict from the 2 lines? ...
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One DC, two subnets, two ISP connections

I got a problem configuring my company network. The situation is difficult because there are 2 companies with two ISP connections but using the same file server. No security or administrative tool was ...
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Using a CIDR range as a Routed Subnet?

I have a /29 subnet assigned by my ISP, with an SonicWALL office router and a Cisco voice router hooked up to a 'net-rail' of sorts with untagged VLAN switch ports connecting my ISP router's output ...
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Conceptual: Reselling ISP services (vISP?) [closed]

Hello I am trying to understand how some "wifi"/vISP companies work. I do hope this is the appropriate forum/site for my question. I'll start with an example: Lets say you are at an airport and there ...
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Mail bouncing back

I am getting a lot of mail bounced back mails. The bounced message says: We cannot accept email from IP 213.42.234.186 without a DNS PTR record. Contact your ISP/HSP to set up a PTR record for ...
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Datacenter ISP wants to assign an IP range to an existing ip address that we already use

I have a question about the setup of our data center regarding a new IP range. The situation is as follows. we own/use a range x.x.x.x/28 we got it already from our data center. we have 16 addresses ...
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Can ISPs learn customers ADSL modem brand? [closed]

Can ISPs learn customers ADSL modem brand by any means?
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Is a short DHCP lease from my ISP likely to cause problems?

I'm wondering if having a short DHCP lease is likely to cause any issues, such as: Dropped VoIP calls Dropped VPN connections If so, could you explain why?
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aggregating multiple ISP connections

OK, so we have an office in Pakistan. Phone and ISP service is pretty poor there, so they have 2 ISP connections, one thru Pakistan telecom, one thru a different ISP. The PK tele one has a router that ...
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multiple isp links on a HWIC-4ESW

First, I am not doing fail-over. I want to be able to add another ISP link using a HWIC-4ESW. Equipment: Cisco 3825(1GB ram, 2GB flash, IOS 15.4 Advanced Enterprise services) with HWIC-4ESW ...
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Find the WAN address range

I'm trying to find the WAN IP range for a network on another location. When I do a tracert on the LAN gw, the last hop is the adress is 79.161.2.255, This is the ip range belonging to the ISP, but I ...
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Could an ISP selectively block .png, .jpg, .js, .css and others from internal HTTP server?

This is a bit of a specialist question as it concerns a very small embedded web server as opposed to a conventional web server (e.g. Apache, IIS) and it's more to do with the routing through the ISP. ...
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Services decide to shutdown from time to time

I've a debian squeeze server with nginx, php5-fpm and mysql. All this services from some point started to shutdown at random time. And they not seem to crash or something, syslog: Feb 14 14:02:14 xxx ...
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Fail-over VPN with two ISPs and Cisco ASA 5500 Series

We have a couple of branch offices that need to connect to a main site. We plan to use Cisco ASAs 5515 to establish VPN connections. We would also like to have 2 ISPs at each location to make the ...
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How to find out why website is not accessible? [closed]

I cannot access a certain website. There are two possible reasons: The block is on the ISP side. The block is at the website. Is there a technical way to figure out which of these are causing the ...
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Input Packet Drops

Currently, my Cisco 2600 router running CIOS 12.1 is experiencing packet drops on the interface that connects to the ISP. #show int fa0/0 FastEthernet0/0 is up, line protocol is up MTU 1500 bytes, ...
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Server is pingable on some ips but not on others

We have comcast business class internet with 5 static IPs. 4 out of 5 of them are assigned to a server that sits right behind the smc. The smc has DHCP disabled so it should be in pass through mode. ...
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Slow website from one connection

One of the websites is very slow on response from one particular connection. The trace route seems to be alright (total is ~110ms) but all pages of the site take much time to load. It works properly ...
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Several border firewalls in the same network [closed]

I'm currently analyzing the consequences of multipath connections for the firewalls. In that context, I'm wondering if it's really uncommon to have several firewalls at the borders of a network to ...
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Bypass ISP Block [closed]

is there anyway I can bypass ISP block to access website? I'm aware of proxy online but the flash video cannot play. I tried using open source dns but it seems to still use ISP's proxy.
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SPF record for sending emails

The website is under our server with the domain: xxxx.org.il the client email is xxxx@yyyyyy.co.il the email they get is from a third party the email we sent from the website are trough one of the ...
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Providing reverse records for records that map to ISP IP

I have been instructed to use my ISP ip (as a temporary fix for mapping my name server and domain records as my router dishes out rfc 1918 adresses to devices in my network where I am running an ...
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Diagnosing WAN performance & peering issues without a second ISP uplink as a comparison?

Background: I am able to access Twitter & Serverfault from work (using Level3) with no problems. However when I use RCN I get crummy service and am not able to load the page. Page reloads ...