Linux Networking refers to any networking function performed by a server running Linux. A Linux server operating as a router or firewall are the most common applications.

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Upgrading Web Application's Systems' Kernels for IW10 & other related improvements - upgrade all machines? LB first? Most important?

Stackers - We're making the push to upgrade the systems for our web app to take advantage of the various TCP improvements becoming more readily available (e.g. ...
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cannot able to set ppp interface as default network interface [on hold]

I have two internet connection, one via ppp0 interface(usb 3g dongle) and another is eth0(LAN). I want ppp0 to be the first priority over eth0. When ppp0 connected and eth0 disconnected Kernel IP ...
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CentOS hangs on commends cd & ls [closed]

I have a remote directory that is mounted in fstab as follows: //1.1.1.1/some/directory /media/mydirectory cifs username=someuser,rw,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noauto 0 0 The problem is that it ...
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Is there a way to write the ip-address of an interface to a file when it comes up? [migrated]

I'm looking for a way to trigger writing the IP address of a host to the file /etc/environment once the networking is up. Right now, all my IP's are static. I'd like in future for them to be DHCP as ...
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Running OpenVPN on Xen node causes guest VM to view all inbound connections as originating from the node IP

I have two node servers running Xen 4.2 -- I'll call them Node A and Node B. Node A is running OpenVPN as the server. Node B is running OpenVPN as the client. Both nodes host a number of Xen guest ...
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Transfer large amount of small files

I've to do a migration of two servers with large SAN attachments to our new VMWare environment. EDIT: I have to supply some additional intelligence as I have good answers regarding VMWare solution. ...
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Route traffic through private IP for only certain hosts - CentOS 6.6

I am having a weird problem which I cant figure out - so I was hoping someone here could give me a hand. First off the end goal is that a specific server in my network runs an IPSEC connection to ...
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SNMP agent configuration windows/linux [migrated]

i need to retrieve information via snmp and then use this information to create some sort of graphic application in Unity. I find the SnmpSharp library http://www.snmpsharpnet.com/ i create a little ...
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Update version of network manager

In shell on sever I see following error after launching several commands: Error: nmcli (1.0.0) and NetworkManager (0.9.9.1) versions don't match. Force execution using --nocheck, but the results are ...
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Allowing all ports from an IP

I have successfully entered the following command to iptables sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 5000:5020 -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow Ports 5000s" However, AFAIK this allows access to ...
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How to automatically remount iscsi drive, after network errors on Vmware + FreeNAS

Is it possible to force Ubuntu to remount, rescan storage in time manner, to automatically mount it in rw mode? I have a Ubuntu virtual machine on VMware server. And have physical FreeNAS server ...
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KVM port-forwarding from ppp0 to VM's bridged NIC not working, but to VM's NAT NIC works?

I've spent a lot of time on this freaky problem, I've created a simple host and VM configuration to try isolate the problem. Terminology in this question Host: The bare metal server VM: The KVM ...
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How to setup 2 switch with VLAN and 2 IPs for each in different block

Below I have depicted the required network. In this network: Lets say GW1 is in IP1 block and GW2 is in IP2 block. There are 2 Linux running PCs with 4 NICs. 1st Linux PC is connected to 2 GWs with ...
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How can i configure a static ipv6-prefix to one linux host [duplicate]

I have a virtual Linux server (Kubuntu 14.04) and i will ask the hosting provider for a complete /64-Prefix for this machine (at the moment i have 4 individual IPv6-Addresses). How do i configure the ...
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Cater to multiple countries? [closed]

I run a game server off a linux machine with a single IP address masked by a proxy. The box is located in an LA datacenter, and for players in some other countries, they experience a high ping ...
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dnsmasq - resolve all domains, including path, to the same address

I'm trying to setup a captive portal with a dnsmasq to resolve all domains to an internal IP address. My /etc/dnsmasq.conf: interface=wlan0 dhcp-range=10.0.0.2,10.0.0.10,255.255.255.0,12h ...
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Why must the IP be configured on the bridge device? [closed]

My understanding of a network bridge is having a kind of "virtual switch" which virtually connects the network devices (that were added to the bridge) as if I would connect them to a real switch with ...
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Debian - Routing multiple virtual interfaces

I've a Debian computer with multiple external IPs (7 in total), each IP has its own virtual interface (eth0:1,eth0:2, etc...) I would like to know: how can I configure routing so each time I ssh to a ...
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Iptables rules with ! character

I have entered iptables rules to log a specific connection on our server, but it doesn't seem to be working as I want it to. Here are the rules: 1 LOG tcp -- !10.51.0.0/16 ...
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Routing private IPv4 addresses internally

I have the following set-up involving two KVM hosts and numerous virtual machine guests on each. The guests communicate to each other on both hosts via [192.168.216.0/24]. [192.168.216.42] is ...
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Openvpn stops responding [migrated]

I've been trying to set up openvpn with a vps and raspberry pi. The raspi is natted while the vps is public. I've tried connecting to the openvpn from mint laptop as well, but it's no use: Server ...
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Deny DHCP-Requests for specific subnets on specific interfaces

I have a router (Ubuntu 14.04) running the isc-dhcpd-server on the interfaces em2.X (X can be any of the VLANs 2, 3, 4). Each interface has its own 192.168.X.0/24 subnet. Now I have a Windows-Client ...
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arp table entry outside configured network

Can someone tell me why do I have arp table entry outside interface network? Server has 2 interfaces, both on the same network: eth0 10.10.34.146/22 eth1 10.10.33.188/22 ip route default via ...
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Http Requests: how to identify a machine using multiple IP addresses

I have an http server. Is it possible to identify a machine, which is making http requests to my http server using different IP addresses? In other words, is it possible to identify a machine, by ...
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Cannot Access remote CentOS machine using VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote CentOs machine through VNC to get a graphical display. I have followed the steps mentioned in https://www.howtoforge.com/vnc-server-installation-centos-6.5 to ...
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Linux Red-hat 6 Network manger interface priority

I have a question regarding RedHat 6 Enterprise Network Manager (NM): My Linux is connected to two network interfaces. 1 – eth0: Normal Ethernet which is connected to the company LAN 2 – eth1: An ...
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Ubuntu DHCP-RELAY Error

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running as a router (4 NICs with IP forwarding turned on). The routing/forwarding component is working fine. However, I now wish to implement a DHCP-Relay/IP helper so I ...
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iptables, after specifying an interface to drop traffic it drops all traffic of all interfaces

We have currently the situation that one interface (eth0) is linked to the internet. and we 2 other devices (eth1/eth2) for management purposes. Now the idea is to block off eth0 completely from the ...
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Virtual interfaces with different MAC addresses

I try to figure out how to set up two logical network interfaces (at one physical interface) with separate MAC addresses on a Linux machine. My first attempt was to use macvlan which seemed to work ...
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Adding a VLAN to Multiple Aliased (Virtual) Interfaces

I have a server running centOS 4.6 with 4 NIC ports. I successfully set up 2 ports with 32 virtual interfaces to handle my VLAN-untagged connections and have no issues with that side of things. ...
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How much of Linux's recent TCP bufferbloat remediation also applies to SCTP? [migrated]

I am looking at rebuilding an existing communications sub-system within a shared-nothing cluster. The current message protocol is built on UDP but layers on reliable, in-order delivery and ...
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Linux-Networking: How do I get routing to work with two network interfaces on the same subnet? [closed]

I have a Ubuntu machine with ip_forwarding enabled. iptables forwards too. I have 3 network cards. eth0 - internet eth1 - client1 eth2 - client2 I want eth1 and eth2 to be on the same subnet, ...
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how to change the ftp passive mode ip address for haproxy work as reserve proxy?

I have an ftp server in LAN, address is 192.168.1.11 I used haproxy is because lots of other service need it I put haproxy on my 192.168.1.1 the same machine of our soft-route(ubuntu 14.04) My ...
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Why is port 443 (but not port 80) being exposed to nmap when iptables is configured to drop the traffic?

A Debian box is running web services on ports 80 and 443 and iptables is configured to allow web traffic only from white listed ip addresses. A second Debian box (that is not white listed) is using ...
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IP Forwarding Issue

This is my first post, so thanks in advance for y'all's help. I'll try to keep the background succinct and relevant. I am running a server on centOS 4.6 for network client testing. I have the local ...
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How to deploy single OpenVPN server instance with multiple unique “--config server*.conf” profiles?

How to deploy Single OpenVPN server instance with Multiple unique --config server*.conf profiles as service start|restart parameter ? Would you please share any tips to run one single Openvpn server ...
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How to configure network interfaces for three NIC cards all on three different subnets

I am setting up a cloud environment on Ubuntu and I am running into an interesting problem. Out of the box Ubuntu (all linux really) doesn't allow you to specify more than one gateway in ...
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Reverse zone not working with BIND9

I'm trying to configure a DNS server in UBUNTU 12.04 with BIND9 service.I'm able to successfully configure the same and the when I'm executing nslookup command it works well.However,the host command ...
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Setting up LDAP to authenticate users in data center

I'm a newbie to linux and networking. Somehow I'm assigned to research the tasks of setting up the authentication for users to login in from local office to data center. Here's the hypothetical ...
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When is route lookup performed when a packet flows through iptables?

Iptables is often illustrated using diagram I fail to understand when route lookup (routing tables) is performed: inside the "Routing Decision" grey boxes? If so, does it mean a packet is routed ...
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How to use a server as a “tunnel” in between the clients and the router, in a small network?

Consider a small network with 1 router (192.168.1.1) and clients (192.168.1.x). The router (OpenWRT) provides Ethernet LAN and WiFi for the clients, to connect to the Internet. Now, I want to use a ...
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CPU usage of server extremely low and webpage load time high?

On a weekday at a time where very few use the optimized website on the server, the time for the page to completely load excluding 3rd party advertisements is about 0.6 seconds to 1 second. Now when a ...
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Can't communicate with SMTP server from particular machine

Here is the situation: When I run the following on my local machine, the mail server responds: $ telnet mail.server.com 2525 Trying <mail.server.com IP>... Connected to mail.server.com. ...
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HowTo: OpenWRT routing/tunneling all traffic through an inline Snort sensor

I want all traffic that hits the OpenWRT router redirecting/ tunnelin through a dedicated Snort/Suricata machine, before it leaves the local network. The Snort/Suricata machine should act as an inline ...
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vyatta virtual router interface aliasing does not work

I am trying to create an alias on vyatta virtual router. But I do not seem to get it to work. In vyatta we have to just add another address to the interface to add an alias. But the interface is not ...
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IP hashing filter in traffic shaping

I am using a traffic shaping by IP hashing filter. I have Five networks /24 : 192.168.1.0/24, 192.168.2.0/24 .. 192.168.5.0/24 so i create a table with 5 cells and each cells has 256 cells. this is ...
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Strange issue with nginx proxy upstream and ssh port forwarding

We were using nginx legacy till now, but we upgraded our system to 1.6.2 recently. We have a port forwarding of ssh as well as load balanced nginx server for two separate internal servers. The ...
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cp -p will preserve times for some files but not all?

I have a source directory on a machine with a bunch of files, all with the same permissions, that I want to copy to another directory, that is mounted via SMB. [tmark@dexter JR09141045 ...
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Debian Linux Bridge Mode not forwarding

I am trying to bridge lan adaptor eth0 with the eth1 interface exposed by sierra wireless lte modem. When i create a bridge using the following commands brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 eth0 eth1 then ...
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Set up a GRE tunnel over multiple communication channels

I am in a situation where I would like to be able to set up a GRE tunnel running seamlessly over GPRS or Wifi in linux 2.6, preferring of course Wifi whenever available. So on one host I have two ...