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

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Routing default gateway for 2nd vlan over a tunnel (linux/tinc)

Fixed: It turned out to be a combo of what BatchyX said (missing the 172.16.101.0/24 route on the remote end), and tinc on the remote side failing to run a -up script (the script wasn't executable). ...
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Rotating outgoing IP's

I want to rotate IP addresses for web-scraping, and here is my setup: I have configured multiple IP addresses as below in my /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface auto lo ...
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Does Ubuntu with Linux 3.5 having TX RX ring buffers or BQL

My linux uname -a command outputs: Linux Davinci001 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:13:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux So, does NICs with this Ubuntu machine is ...
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VPN - What is the complexity involved setting one up across less than a dozen machines?

I have never set up and configured a VPN. I was wondering what it takes to set one up across windows server 2008 servers. What is the complexity involved? How complicated is it to configure? Do I ...
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Limiting IP access geographically

I don't want to cause any offence here, but whenever I take a look at the logs for my servers I can see I am constantly having IP addresses in China try to login to my machines, hoping to get access ...
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Can't resolve local IP using remote dns server

I'm trying to do something I thought would be pretty simple. Mapping local.mydomain.com to 192.168.0.1 using my registrar's DNS server.(namecheap.com) I've added an A Record for local with value of ...
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Disable IPv6 address autoconfiguration on Windows XP

In Windows Vista and later versions, you can assign a static IPv6 address and the gateway to the interface via a GUI or alternatively with netsh. Addresses can also be statically configured on Windows ...
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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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Restrict shared folder access to specific computer/IP [closed]

How to configure a server [having DNS and ADS roles installed user account created/configured] to restrict its shared folder access to a specific computer in the network. Sol-1: Solution proposed ...
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iftop - how to generate text file with its output?

iftop is great tool to view almost live bandwidth usage distinguished by source-ip source-port destination-ip destination port. I'm using it to see which client's ip is using most bandwidth. Now I ...
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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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conflict in network interface configuration of CentOS 6.5

I am trying to create 2 network interfaces, one with DHCP and the other with static IP on a CentOS VM running on ESXi Server. Content of file ifcfg-eth0 is as follows: DEVICE=eth0 ONBOOT=yes ...
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Inactive router on quagga

Im trying to connect 5 virtual machines using quagga but for some reason one of my virtual routers appears as inactive, when I use "show ip route" my router with IP "192.168.2.2" is inactive ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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Restricting internet access of some client systems of LAN to a few websites using gateway

How to limit internet access of most systems in my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? Also want to bypass that restrictions for some systems. All systems have static IP address ...
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Device not accepting connections from a forwarded port. Security Issue?

I am forwarding a port through to a PLC/Management unit type device for a heatpump. The device accepts local connections from the LAN on port 80. It runs a normal web site on port 80 for management. ...
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Force local IP traffic to an external interface

I have a machine with several interfaces that I can configure as I want, for instance: eth1: 192.168.1.1 eth2: 192.168.2.2 I would like to forward all the traffic sent to one of these local ...
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Persistent ip rule on Linux (Redhat)

How can I configure a persistent ip rule on Linux (specifically Redhat based distros)? Is there no built in method? Is my only option adding to /etc/rc.d/rc.local or creating my own rc.d script? ...
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How do you block new incoming tcp connections on X port?

How do you block new incoming tcp connections on X port? Needs to be done with iptables. I actually have a working iptables command but we always reach ip_conntrack_max even when ip_conntrack_max ...
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ssh tunnel refusing connections with “channel 2: open failed”

All of a sudden (read: without changing any parameters) my netbsd virtualmachine started acting oddly. The symptoms concern ssh tunneling. From my laptop I launch: $ ssh -L 7000:localhost:7000 ...
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Secondary IPs on DMZ machines not working

I am moving some virtual machines from my DMZ in a bladecenter over to my new cisco UCS. We are using Hyper-V, and are running Server 2012 on the old bladecenter, and Server 2012r2 on the new UCS. ...
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Packet loss between windows guest and Ubuntu 14.04 host

We are seeing packet loss between one of our Ubuntu 14.04 hosts and a KVM guest running Windows 2008 R2. The loss only shows up at high loads. Similarly loaded machines running 12.04 do not exhibit ...
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meaning of rx_queue_*_csum_err and rx_fifo_errors

I am trying to debug some networking issue with one server. I monitor this machine with multiple monitors and I see that at times ping error rate jumps to 5/10% I am running on ubuntu and I see that ...
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IPsec transport mode and MTU

[Similar to Right way to set the MTU of an IPsec Client (Linux/Racoon), but different in that there is no router on the responder side] I have a setup where machines in a local network need to talk ...
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Assign multiple IP and Gateway in Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to find an option to add/assign multiple IP addresses and Gateways to the Ubuntu Server. The reason behind is, I want to access devices from two different networks. For instance I may want ...