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How can I tell what's happening to my packets?

I'm trying to bring up a little box on my network. I just reflashed the firmware and it's supposed to come up as 192.168.1.1 by default. My router is a DSL modem at 192.168.0.1; it usually uses a ...
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Opening a port range using Open VSwitch

I am locking down a VM on xenserver to allow only port 3389 and the ports required for domain controller authentication on windows. I am trying to do this using Open VSwitch. Locking down and allowing ...
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Why do I lose network connectivity for a virtual machine outside /24?

I have a bunch of virtual machines (Ubuntu Server 14.04) hosted on a single real server (Ubuntu Server 14.04 with KVM). The number of virtual machines grow, and I'll soon have more than 254 of them. ...
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CentOS 6.4 routing with multiple gateways

I have a routing problem 3 interfaces on a router, CentOS 6.4 interfaces: provider x, eth4, ip xxx.xxx.13.xxx/21, gw xxx.xxx.8.1 provider y, eth1, ip yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy/24, gw yyy.yyy.yyy.1 eth3, ...
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Can 2 IP's in the same network communicate with 2 different netmask

I need to expand a network really quick and don't have time or access to change the netmask of all devices. Can the following communicate? IP 1 - 192.168.10.10 mask 255.255.255.0 IP 2 - ...
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Bridged network setup with gateway not in netmask

i'm currently stuck at setting up the bridged networking on a dedicated server to allow the KVM-guests to use ips from an extra subnet. As far as i know, the address, broadcast and gateway must always ...
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What is the proper netmask for an alias IP address?

I did a lot of searching, but there seems to be conflicting info on what the proper netmask for an aliased IP address should be. Some of the conflicting info seems to be FreeBSD-specific. I'm looking ...
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What's the formal definition of the magic number of a network? [closed]

I know what the magic number of a network is. I know how to compute it - 2 ^ ((32 - n) % 8). I know what it's used for and how to use it. I don't how how to define it formally. In a recent interview ...
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Change netmask (but not ip) of network interface

The ifconfig command can change both the ip address and netmask of a network interface: ifconfig eth0 10.10.10.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 Is it possible to change the netmask of the network interface ...
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Why can't all zeros in the host portion of IP address be used for a host?

I know that if I have a network 83.23.159.0/24 then I have 254 usable host IP addresses because: 83.23.159.0 (in binary: host portion all zeros) is the subnet address 83.23.159.1-254 are host ...
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Solaris spoof mac impossible

I need to spoof the MAC address in Solaris 10, running in a ESXi VM. The MAC I need is outside the range permitted by vSphere. So I add an "ether" entry to /etc/hostname.e1000g0 so the file says ...
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Why can't my networks reach each other?

We have two Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH2 routers, with the default firmware, DD-WRT v24SP2-MULTI (10/31/11) std - build 17798. Each has a separate cable internet connection with a public static IP address. ...
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Changing netmask from /24 to /16 on a Windows 2003 domain

I have a Windows 2003 domain using 192.168.0.0/24 with all static addresses (no dhcp). I want to move to 192.168.0.0/16 because we need more addresses. I understand that we need to change netmask ...
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255.255.255.255 broadcast address meaning

Lets suppose we have a computer with three NICs: NIC_1: 172.16.1.1/24 NIC_2: 192.168.1.1/24 NIC_3: 103.55.34.32/24 We send a packet with the destination IP address being 255.255.255.255. 1) if ...
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Why Openvpn use network 0.0.0.0 netmask 128.0.0.0 as default route?

If you use "redirect-gateway def1" option in openvpn config file,the server will add a default gateway on your route table, what i want to konw is Why openvpn did not use network 0.0.0.0 netmask ...
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Unreachable host inside network

I'm trying to use some unusual network configurations. Host1 (internet gateway): IP: 192.168.0.1 Mask: 255.255.0.0 Host2: IP: 192.168.1.10 Mask: 255.255.0.0 Default gateway: 192.168.0.1 I can't ...
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Hazards of increasing network size by changing the netmask

We are running a small network with address range 192.168.0.0/24. So we only have 254 IPs available. We want to increase this range slightly, to allow more hosts in the network. So if I change the ...
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Subnet Mask problem

I'm studying for a test and found myself in a "dead end" with a question about netmasks. The question is: Based on the next figure, once both sub-nets are configured, it's observed that hosts in a ...
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Same netmask or /32 for secondary IP on Linux

There appear to be (at least) two ways to add a secondary IP address to an interface on Linux. By secondary, I mean that it'll accept traffic to the IP address, and responses to connections made to ...
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What netmask should be used on an aliased address in same subnet as the primary IP?

I have an interface with an IP in a class B subnet. I want to add another IP in the came class B as an alias on the same interface. What netmask should I use? Some people say to use 255.255.255.255, ...
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Is there a tool for subnetting for free?

I'd like a program that I can write in an IP address and give it the Subnet mask and have it divide the networks in C level networks. Thanks. Something that I can download please, not a website.
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Bad mask /XX for address X.X.X.X in Router Cisco (Packet Tracer), VLSM

Im trying to do a practice in packet tracer. Im configuring a 1841 Router (but the problem happens in all routers). When I try to set an IP address with a mask different of the by defect mask for ...
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How can I get linux to honor new netmask without hard restart of networking subsystem?

I'm not sure "honor" is the right word for this, but it's the best I could come up with. I have a scenario where I have two servers on the same network. They have primary and secondary IPs, all on ...