Networking refers to the technologies and techniques that enable the interconnection of devices and applications allowing them to communicate electronically.

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SSH tunneling is faster than OpenVPN, could it be?

Logically, VPN should be faster than SSH for tunneling, because: It's running on UDP and not TCP (so no TCP over TCP) It has compression However, today I tested Redis replication over both ...
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pfSense in VMWare Cannot Access Web Control

I'm running VMWare ESXi Free on a rented box. I have 2 physical NICs, 1 connected to the Internet, one connected to the Private Network in our DC. Each NIC is connected to a vSwitch and each vSwitch ...
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Windows 7 computer: “No internet access”, can browse internet, can remote into it, cannot activate office 2013, cannot join domain

Like the title says, I've got a Windows 7 machine that connects to the network just fine, I can use it to browse the web, including https://officesetup.getmicrosoftkey.com/, I can connect to it via ...
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How to reconnect to the backend with HAProxy

I'm new in working with HAProxy. I couldn't figure out how to make HAProxy to reconnect to backend that was down and started up back again. I have a configuration of two backend servers. When they ...
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Use OpenVPN tun device for specific request

I have setup an OpenVPN connection with the route-nopull configuration. So now no special routes have been added to the client's configuration and only a TUN device is created, like so: tun0 ...
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Mystery IP address attached to Windows Server

While scanning my network I came across a mysterious IP address which shows no open ports but responds to pings. It is in the range of static IPs I reserve for servers. When checking arp table of PC ...
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Deleting port on one openvswitch bridge causes change in MAC address on another bridge

I am trying to set an explicit MAC address on an openvswitch bridge named br-ex. I am running Fedora 20 and using the native ifdown/ifup commands to configure the bridge (details of my network ...
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Ping time variation correlates with IP phones not working

We have an IP Phone system (most models are snom 320). Today someone's phone has decided to stop working. It has an IP address assigned to it by DHCP, and I can sometimes go to it's IP address to view ...
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Windows redirect outgoing traffic

I need to redirect network traffic in a windows server which is destined to for example 111.111.111.111:100 to 222.222.222.222:100 This would be easy with iptables but cannot find any method how to ...
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Not getting ping My Local Network Domain xxx.local. [on hold]

Currently my domain PCs Network shows xxx.local(Unauthenticated) also some time DHCP not providing IP address to Client PCs, After investigating we found that issue related to Domain name, we not ...
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How do I know the remaining buffer space?

There is a socket error 10055, meaning "No buffer space available". But what is this buffer space and how do I know, how much of it is still available? At the time I've got this error, the server had ...
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linux not replying to an arp request

I am running linux 3.14 on a system with 2 interfaces. on the first interface, i can access our local network. on the second interface, arp packets come in but linux doesn't send out reply. is it ...
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Network identified as public when multiple network adapters present

Adding a Windows 2012 Hyper-V server to the network. The server has five network cards. One is for the LAN and the other four are a private SAN network for MPIO. When the SAN1-4 network cards are ...
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OpenWRT: Software update wget returns “Network is unreachable” [migrated]

I have OpenWRT [Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530)] installed on a TP-Link Wifi Extender (TL-WA850RE v1), though acting like a simple Access Point, DHCP & DNS are provided by a ...
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Configure Juniper M320 as Ethernet/STM transparent converter

There is Juniper M320. We need to move ALL the traffic from one port to another. Everything that comes to one port goes to another and vice versa. No snooping or any other processing is required. One ...
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FTP/FTPS/SFTP/SCP - Speed comparison [closed]

How do FTP, FTPS, SFTP, and SCP compare in terms of transfer rate and how can I compare them through testing?
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Common ethernet settings for UDP when bandwidth usage is high [on hold]

Suppose I have lot of servers which TX and RX lot of UDP traffic. Suppose I have 100 Mbps ethernet to use to TX or RX around 80 Mbps UDP traffic. And suppose I have 1 Gbps ethernet to use to TX or RX ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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SQL server performance over long distance

Is it reasonable to expect decent performance from a SQL server connected via fiber private WAN - 5000 km's away. The carrier is telling us that this network is the 'best' possible, and will ...
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Want to block torrent traffic (p2p) & other unwanted sites [on hold]

I have a Dlink 260E UTM & subscription IPS/IDS , WCF & antivirus.i want to know how to block P2P traffic on it & other unwanted sites by using IPS/IDS & WCF. I am new to this ...
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Linux Servers in same network unreachable from each other, but however reachable from outside

I have 5 servers in the same network with IPS X.X.X.110 - 114. They are all connected to a switch. I am able to reach all 5 of them from outside(internet). However, I cant connect from servers 0 - ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 runs out of ephemeral ports, though it shouldn't

We are regularly experiencing strange issues with networking on our dedicated server. It runs Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 on Xeon E5620 with 16 GB RAM and Intel 82575EB network adapter. Please note ...
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Should a NAS with multiple ethernet ports be split across network devices

I'm adding a Synology DS 1513+ NAS to a small business network. The NAS has four ethernet ports for data transfer. The current network configuration has a modem in bridge mode, hooked up to a ...
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Cisco PIX 501 and jumbo frames

We currently have a cisco pix 501 running in our office building and we just got word that our network is going to updated to run jumbo frames. I haven't been able to find much information, but from ...
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Need help troubleshooting intermittant TCP timeout in HAProxy

I have an application where the client connects to a server via a simple TCP based protocol over TLS/SSL. In development, this has worked great for many months while we were building our application ...
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ipconfig slow to complete

Does anyone have any idea why ipconfig on Windows XP might take a 10-20 seconds to finish? It’s causing a timeout issue for me in an application.
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How to scan mails with amavis from other mailserver

I have two postfix mail servers mailserver1 is running amavis to scan spam and virus mails mailserver2 is running without amavis. My question is how is the smartest way to use mailserver1 ...
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Equivalent to TYPE=“OVSPort” DEVICETYPE=“ovs” OVS_BRIDGE=br-ex in Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there an equivalent to TYPE="OVSPort" DEVICETYPE="ovs" OVS_BRIDGE=br-ex in Ubuntu 14.04? The system is OpenStack Icehouse with 3 nodes (controller, network, compute1) each on a VirtualBox Ubuntu ...
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Network Error: no buffer space available

After some time of running fine, one of our Windows XP SP3 machines does not open some(!) new TCP/IP connections anymore. Putty says Network Error: no buffer space available, IE won't open any new ...
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Unable to make work both private and public ip network on openvz container in Proxmox

I'm using Proxmox 3, it is a fresh installation. For those who know, I'm using OVH Vrack 1.5 (along with a previous Vrack 1.0). My server has two interface eth0 and eth1, I succeeded to configure ...
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Is virtualbox birdged adapter slower than NAT? [migrated]

I use samba server to share files between ubuntu and windows 7. The samba requires the Windows 7 and Ubuntu must be in same net section (eg. 192.168.0.108 and 192.168.0.125) in this way the samba ...
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DFSR speed Server 2008r2

So, here’s the simple setup: 2 sites, each with their own file server (server standard 2008r2 fully updated) 100MB WAN link at each site 1.7TB shared drive Replication schedule 64Mbps at night and ...
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is host id size of IP address will vary between the private and public networks? [duplicate]

I understood that size of host id in the class c network is 8 bits(1 Octet) Classful network After started exploring about private networks, in the below link Private network The host id size of ...
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how to setup a bridge on a server with the two NIC's to implement redundancy network [on hold]

I have an ESXi host with 4 nics and 2 switches and I would like to setup a redundancy network. How can I setup a bridge on the 4 nics so I can connect 2 nics to each switch?
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Is this a switch loop?

I have a quesion regarding creating switch loops. I have 1 server with 2 network cards (nic1 and nic2) and 2 switches (sw1 and sw2) Question: Am I creating a switch loop if I connect nic1 to sw1 and ...
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How to assign different static IP addresses to the same machine depending on its OS on a network? [closed]

I was wondering if it is possible, e.g. to assign/reserve one static IP to a computer when it's running windows and assign a second static IP to the same computer/MAC address when it's running Linux? ...
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Brocade FCX648-I In password recovery process

Brocade FCX648-I In password recovery process I get to a Monitor> prompt. The password recovery instructions tell me to assign a new password at this point but doesn't tell me how. There is a link to ...
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can't ssh into KVM VM despite using bridged network

I'm trying to access a KVM virtual machine running inside my company's network. I am VPN'ed into the network from my laptop and can ssh into other VMs, and I set up my VM to use a bridged network for ...
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Restrict SSH access to whitelist IP - what is stopping someone pretending to be from my IP? [on hold]

I know I can whitelist a client IP for connecting to SSH on server and then Deny All other IPs. However, seeing as how the packet arriving at the server network interface must include the IP, what is ...
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Can I install an internet connection on a small town? What would I need? How much would it cost? [on hold]

Here is the problem. 3,000 people with no internet or internet very slow. Here is what I want to do. Give them free or almost free internet based on how much money they make or have. Can I do it? ...
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Error while bringing up eth1

I'm getting this error while bringing up my network card: (process:2550): WARNING **: _nm_object_get_property: Error getting 'State' for /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/3: (19) ...
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syslogd is attached to a remote IP address

I have a hosted server and I have 3 VM's on the server. I did a netstat -antup and noticed this: tcp 0 0 192.168.0.15:37023 73.167.119.19:21333 ESTABLISHED 4039/syslogd Does this ...
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Disable all outbound network

I cannot seem to find any information on how to completely disable all networking. Essentially I want to flip the switch for any outbound or inbound networking. Like the wifi button on my computer, ...
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promisc mode doesnt work - better solution?

I have a Debian Wheezy server running snort with two network cards: eth0 and eth1. Eth0 is used to recieve a packet stream to inspect by snort - while eth1 is used by the admin to connect to the ...
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FailOver Ip configuration

i have got a new Ip from my provider un-configured one i have tried everything to configure it but nothing didn't work, when i ping it from the server it is working but when i try to ping it from my ...
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How do I view cached PMTU under Linux (and all other OSs)

When I ping a remote site with the DF bit set and a packet size that is too big for my router the first ICMP "fragmentation required" message is sent from the router. After that the message comes from ...
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Routing between multiple Mikrotik Firewalls

I have 2 Miktorik RouterBoards, an RB1100 and a RB951G. The 951G is acting as my Wireless box, and has Guest, Internal and Internet Only Wireless networks. The RB1100 has 3 WAN connections (2x150/10Mb ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 performance for Mac OS X Clients (File Services)

I am inheriting a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is experiencing abysmal SMB/CIFS performance for Mac OS X Clients in particular. The server is doing file services and is an Active Directory Domain ...
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qemu, kvm: Guest: No DHCPOFFERS received

I'm trying to set up a virtual machine (guest) wich should act as router (ubntu 14.04). The host is a CentOS 7 machine (4x LAN). The guest should get a public ip address over it's eth0 (guest), wich ...
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Unable to see Samba server by netbios name

We have a linux server set up with a number of samba shares on our mixed windows/mac/linux network. The shares are accessible if we go to \\192.168.x.x\share, however we can't access the server by ...