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

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Persistent error when installing windows server essentials in windows server 2012

I'm getting an error when trying to perform post installation configuration of windows server essentials in windows server 2012: An error occurred when installing Windows server essentials. Please try ...
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What exactly happens to packets written to a TUN/TAP device?

I'm trying to send packets to an application listening on eth0 from machine's user-space as if they were coming from a remote machine. What I can't seem to find good documentation for is the exact ...
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Routing on outgoing data packet in linux kernel? [closed]

I am currently studying iptables. So far all the articles and howtos I have found on google/duckduckgo has only ever mentioned routing on incoming packets (passing the INPUT och FORWARD chain). I find ...
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Send TCP/IP packets down three routes and pick fastest

Does there exist a way to split TCP/IP traffic across three routes and have the first packets to reach the destination be used? I'm imagining something like multi-homing but with the requirement that ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 can access LAN but not internet

Using Ubuntu Server (12.04) via command line, I can access the LAN (e.g. ping local machines) but not the internet (e.g. "ping google.com" or "sudo apt-get update"). How should I troubleshoot this? ...
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Working WCF WebServices with NLB server

Im starting the architecture of a new project using WCF, but im not the right person to make some network considerations, so im doing some research but cannot find the answers to these questions: ...
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iptables and routing mechanics [closed]

At what stages of handling a data packet does the linux kernel apply the different iptables chains and routing? I am looking for a schematic overview of the process.
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Setting up a network with a UTM and a second firewall

Currently I have a m0n0wall working in my rack doing a good job. Now I want to integrate a Sophos UTM into my network. Is there any way to do this without doubling the firewalls? I know I could throw ...
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IP Conflicts from mikrotik router for multiple ip addresses (that it isnt assigned)

I have a point to point wireless connection using two mikrotiks. When I plug the mikrotik into a switch with just my laptop I get an IP address conflict on my machine no matter what IP I am assigned. ...
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How to share Internet connection with Ubuntu Virtual Machine?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 as host and Installed Ubuntu 11.04 as Virtual Machine using Virtual Box. My proxy is configured using URL. I tried configuring in the networking settings and also with ...
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What is the purpose of the apache address binding?

Apache virtual host configuration files are wrapped in a container like so: <VirtualHost *:80> # # Virtual host config etc... # </VirtualHost> Where the * represents the ...
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Connect AWS and Azure via OpenVPN

I am trying to connect two networks (AWS and Azure) together via OpenVPN. I am aware of other implementations (OpenSwan+Azure GW etc.) but I need maximal portability as I will be expanding this to ...
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Open Source Puppet for Network Devices

I'm attempting to determine whether I'd be able to run Puppet on network devices (switches, firewalls etc.). From what I can tell after reading online documentation, Puppet Enterprise will cater such ...
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Accessing localhost over WiFi by name [migrated]

This is my configuration: 1. Ubuntu 14.04 LAMPP server (localhost). 2. WiFi Access Point on ubuntu server. 3. Android device connected to WiFi access point. I can access localhost from android device ...
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AD Dynamic DNS not working with Linux IPv6

I have an AD DNS/DHCP enabled server. I have mixed Windows and Linux machines/servers. IPv4 is working great with DNS/DHCP, even for the Linux systems. IPv6 is working great except that it won't ...
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Network connection to Firebird 2.1 became slow after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04

We've got a setup that we're using for different clients : a program connecting to a Firebird server on a local network. So far we mostly used 32bit processors running Ubuntu LTS (recently upgraded ...
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Get a website's host machine's OS/server software without access to the server

Is there a good methodology to find the operating system and server software that is being used on a served website that you don't have SSH access to? What I'm doing right now is looking at TCP/IP ...
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Use first or last free IP for the default gateway?

Please assume a simple LAN on 192.168.100.0/24. Would you configure the default router on 192.168.100.1 or 192.168.100.254 and why? Thanks
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Broadcasts from guest machine not reached host machine

I have an application that sends UDP broadcasts to some port, for example 11000 (BROADCAST_APP) and another application that listens the 11000 UDP port(LISTENER_APP). The apps works well on the ...
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Performance Implications to Using a Full Class A Subnet

Let's say you have a small network (50-60 IPs) and assign everything a 10.x.x.x IP with a subnet of 255.0.0.0. This gives you a huge range of usable IPs. What performance implications will this have ...
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PXE boot with Virtualbox

I have a linux guest and that is my server. I also have created another guest as the client with no disk. I want to know, which network type and adapter is correct? NAT or Internal Network? AMD or ...
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IP setting in CentoOS 6.2x64 by XenCenter 6.2

I have setup a Guest CentOS virtual machine in Xenserver.. I have updated the Xentools but i cannot find the option to config my IP Address which is showing to be 'unknown' currently. All i need to do ...
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Route two public (ISP assigned) subnets on 'outside' interface of Cisco ASA 5510

We've got a Cisco ASA 5510 that sits on our edge and acts as the PPPoE endpoint for a fibre connection. The fibre connection came with a static IP, which is assigned via PPPoE, and gets picked up by ...
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Receive many UDP packets & ksoftirqd load

I want my server to be able to handle more than 1Mpps from a 10g card. Is it possible? I have Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.11 and a 16 core Xeon machine. It seems that ksoftirqd becomes bottleneck in ...
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Connect DOS 6.22 Client to Wireless router USB Shared Drive

We have a DOS 6.22 client OS currently configured as NETBEUI. We would like to know if there are any wireless routers with a USB shared port for sharing files, that will allow a DOS 6.22 client to ...
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Why VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 not shown in Network Connection? [migrated]

VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1, VMnet8 and Bluetooth do not show up in Network Connection's. Only the Wireless Network Adapter is shown! What could be the reason for this? Thank you for ...
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Win 7/8/8.1 create wireless open/WEP network - any possibilities? [migrated]

I have a very old (2003) equipment that has Aironet/Cisco 350 network adapter on board (no WPA/WPA2, only open/WEP authentication). I need to connect it with PC (Win 7/8/8.1) without external access ...
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How can I configure multiple default gateways on a CISCO Router?

Does any one knows a way to configure a cisco router with multiple gateways - multiple gateways of last resort? I've tried adding a gateway of last resort twice (with different metric) but only one ...
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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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router: ping fails at specific time for 40 seconds

my network looks like this: ISP cable --- ISP modem/router (2 in 1) \ \--- my router --- wifi connection --- computer 1 \----------- cable connection ...
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error: “net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_acct” is an unknown key

I have the this error when I run sysctl -p in Debian 5.0.8. error: "net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_acct" is an unknown key My sysctl configuration net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_acct = 1 ...
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Smoothwall Express interface issues

I have a SmoothWall Express box that is currently configured with a Green and Purple interface. Both interfaces are in the same /24 subnet (which seems odd to me). The green interface (address of ...
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Untangle VPN setup, how to see internal addresses?

So Untangle is setup as the default gateway at 192.168.100.1/24, it is the authorative DHCP server issuing addresses from 192.168.100.100 to 192.168.100.200 and is successfully connected to the ...
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Work Network 'Freezing' randomly for 20-30 seconds

I have a network of about 15 PC's set up to a switch which is connected to our modem obviously. For some reason, very randomly, while trying to load a webpage (any webpage, not specific) the network ...
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Redundant Debian Gateway

I have to configure a redundant gateway with Debian boxes and I would like to get some recommendation what's the best solution in my case. There are certain limitations in my setup and I have to go ...
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FortiGate 310B public ip pool into internal port

I have a FortiGate 310B with WAN port with /27 public IP pool from the ISP. The WAN port is configured with primary IP 1.1.1.1/27 I would like to provide servers within the Internal port a public IP. ...
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How do I find out which devices are on a network?

How do I scan a network to find out which devices are on it? (I'd be happy with a list of MAC addresses and IPs.) For example, lets say I'm at work and want to be sure that there are no unknown ...
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IBM BladeCenter H networking

I'm new to the IBM BladeCenter H, and I'm trying to figure out the networking side of it. I've installed a windows server OS on one of the blades, and am trying to fiddle with it's network setup ...
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Cisco DNS doctoring or Hairpinning?

I've the following configuration: CISCO 881, IOS 15.2(4)M6. On WAN interface is configured the 86.34.156.48/29 subnet from our ISP. Behind the router is staying 2 webserver. NAT: 86.34.156.51 <> ...
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Internet Routing with BIRD

I am testing BIRD to put into production to replace several VPN appliances I am using to route to my AWS site. I've never used BIRD before so please forgive ignorance/ If I put a test windows ...
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Multiple Computers Running IIS with a Singular Public IP how to handle incoming communications?

At our company, we have three separate servers that house IIS currently. Each of these three servers have the same public IP address and essentially reside on the same network under different subnets. ...
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Merging two companies: Best practice?

Situation: Company A purchased Company B. Offices are 40 miles apart. There are about 10 employees in each office. We want to have everyone be able to access all network resources independent of ...
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how to use isc-dhcp-server in place of router dhcp [migrated]

i have a virtual Debian installed on my VMware running on win 7 64 bit , i am using a bridged connection for my virtual machine , i installed isc-dhcp-server and changed the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.config ...
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How to configure a bridge between two interfaces in Ubuntu server 14.04?

I am trying to configure a bridge between two interfaces em1 and em2 in Ubuntu server 14.04. This is my configuration: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto em1 iface em1 inet dhcp auto em2 iface ...
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Determine is VPS is slow just through PING?

I'm running a severe issues on this site and I'm trying to see if the problem is at server side (just if VPS is slow or some kind of miss configuration) or software side (Wordpress). I'm not an expert ...
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Hyper-V guest VM disrupt host network connectivity

I'm experience strange connectivity issues on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard installation with installed Hyper-V role and one Server 2012 R2 guest machine. Whenever the Guest tries to access the ...
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802.11 standarts and guard interval

I have some troubles with 802.11 standarts. Supposing, we have AP and station connected to this AP. The parameters of wireless network are 802.11ac, 20MHz, ch64, for example. Short guard interval is ...
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What does the MAC setting on an interface do to the ability to transmit frames?

I'm told that an interface can transmit a frame no matter what the OS has set for the interface's MAC. I'm also under the impression this is how VMs do host-bridging. If that is so, then what uses the ...
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Routing between two servers via a virtual interface

I have two servers, each running an openvpn service, the first one (uno) has the vpn range 10.170.0.0/16 tied to UDP 1194, and the second one (dos) has 10.180.0.0/16 tied to TCP 443. I would like to ...
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OpenVPN all subnets the same, send a single client to tun0?

The two networks in question are listed here.. The wlan0 is on 10.0.0.23/24. tun0 (openvpn) is on 10.8.0.6 but is routing traffic to the network 10.0/16. So both wlan0, and perhaps tun0 could have ...