the process by which data packets on communication networks are forwarded into the direction of their ultimate destination by routers.

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How to route all traffic to one host trough one of two nic's on linux

Setup as follows: One gateway/firewall One switch Two servers behind firewall with 2 NICs each. Each NIC is connected to the switch. The servers are running Ubuntu server. One of the two NICs ...
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why do Vagrant docs suggest using public IP address 33.33.33.10 for local VMs?

I'm following a tutorial to set up vagrant (a tool to build and configure portable virtual machine images), and it seems that vagrant documentation suggests using IPv4 address 33.33.33.10 to configure ...
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HTTP Hostname to IP Address Routing

I currently have the following network setup: Router/Firewall > IIS Web Server When a HTTP request comes through, IIS will look at the host header and decided which website to return. My problem ...
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Two DHCP servers on the same network

We are setting up a routing link between the Windows Server 2008 networks of two different buildings in my organisation. Each network uses a different IP addressing scheme (one uses public addresses, ...
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forcing network traffic to route via a specific, non-default interface

I've got a bunch of Linux servers with multiple(3) NICs and associated network interfaces. I'm tripping over a bizarre routing problem, where traffic that should use the default route is not, and ...
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identify a router that cuts certain port

Is there a way to identify which particular router between me and some server blocks connections on certain port? I am in a hotel in Thailand, where they have recently changed some settings in their ...
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What happens if one BGP peer only gives me a default while the second peer gives me the full table

Summry question: If ISP A only gives a BGP Default and ISP B gives me the full table, can my router use the information it receives from ISB B to know what IP's are easier accessed through ISP A? ...
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Outbound IPv6 Trafic Fails

My hosting provider has supplied me with global static IPv6 for my machine. It appears that auto configuration has been successful and I can successfully ping my machine and tracepath6 appears to ...
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Very slow ssh, snmp, telnet network connections but http, sftp are fast

I have a small network with about 8 linux servers, a Cisco 2600 router, and a Cisco 3500XL switch. The router and switch have been configured and working properly for years. About 6 hours ago the ...
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Problem with connecting two different networks

I have two networks: 192.168.13.0/24 (blue) and 192.168.15.0/24 (green). Computer A is connected to the 13-net, only. Computer B has two interfaces, one in each network. There is third computer that ...
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How do I send traffic to specific IP addresses through VPN and others directly to the internet?

I am running Windows 7 and using the Cisco VPN adapter to connect to a private network where I access resources starting with the IP address 172.. My problem is that when connected to the VPN all ...
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Recommend- XORP vs GNU Zebra vs Quagga [closed]

Any recommendations which of XORP, GNU Zebra and Quagga routing software is simple enough to hack and learn?
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Router limits network performance but its CPU load isn't 100%

I'm using a PC Engines APU device running FreeBSD as a NAT router. The setup is very usual: one WAN connection and one LAN connection. Theoretically, WAN connection is 800/40 Mbit/s and the LAN one ...
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Linux: force source address for packets to locally bound IPs

I have 10.1.1.1 and 10.2.2.2 bound to eth0. # ip address show dev eth0 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP qlen 1000 link/ether 04:01:05:ff:42:01 ...
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Rotating outgoing IPs using iptables

I am trying to rotate outgoing IPs using iptables. I want to rotate outgoing connections between three IPs, one by one. Here is what I'm doing with iptables: root@server:~# iptables -t nat -I ...
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custom route not working on windows

My windows laptop is directly connected to 192.168.1.0/24 (wireless lan). I access 10.21.0.0/16 though a router that is connected to both networks. The routing works fine with this configuration. I ...
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OS X 10.8: redirecting locally initiated ssh connections to localhost:22

I need to hack the OS X pf to redirect all ssh connections from an user to this machine. I want, when doing $ ssh google.com to get the same results as with $ ssh localhost ie a connection to ...
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Network Design and Implementation

I am currently designing the network in my office, which is relatively small now but it plans to grow very fast. The design is pretty much done, the problem is occurring during the implementation. So ...
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Amazon AWS: SSL in our testing environment

My company has a running business web service on AWS which uses a wildcard SSL certificate (works for *.example.com). Multiple partners have subdomains and need SSL (https://partner1.example.com, ...
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2 BGP Upstreams, One sending default route, another Full Table

We have 2 upstreams ISP A and ISP B. ISP A (10Mb/s) is our main upstream with good bandwidth. It sends us default route over bgp. ISP B (2Mb/s) is our backup upstream with a small bandwidth, but it ...
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Does ESXi 5 have a “routed IP” feature like Xen?

I have a dedicated server that I would like to use ESXi 5 on. I previously had Xen and it worked great. Initial network configuration was a bit confusing. The problem I have is the hosting company ...
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How to route network traffic of a host via another host?

I'm not the System Administrator of our corporate network, but I've got two Linux workstations (hosts A and B) with root access to both. Both hosts can see each other fine (ssh, ping, etc works from ...
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Multiple IPv6 routers in a local network

I'm setting up some servers that will run virtual machines using IPv6. The network topology is something like this, where the br0 interfaces are virtual: 2001:db8:fedc:aaaa::/64 ---+--...
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Is it possible to configure HAProxy to choose a backend server based on a request's source IP? If so, how?

The title pretty much says it all. Basically, I want to route a request to a specific backend server based on the request's source IP. i.e., HTTP Request from 192.168.100.1 -> HAProxy -> ...
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Jumbo frames with wireless client

I currently have the following network configuration Apple Time Capsule (Gigabit Ethernet router) 2 Windows desktop wired with Gigabit ethernet 1 MacBook Pro in wireless N mode 1 iPhone (obviously ...
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Failover routing between 2 gateways

I have 2 routers in a cabinet and would like to setup fail over between the two for our servers sort of like BGP but not BGP :). I need to setup the system to realize gateway 1 is (down) or under ...
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Public IP behind NAT firewall

I have a Linux NAT Firewall serving a virtual machine infrastructure. Right now all the VMs use NAT, but I'd like to have some of them to use a public IP that is not NATed. I have a range of IPs: ...
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Setting up linux routing

The system I'm trying to set up has an IP address 172.31.2.1. Its default gateway is 172.31.254.1. This works fine, and I can reach anything the gateway allows me to go to (172.31.0.0/16 + 149.244.178....
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Routing and remote access VPN setup

I am trying to set up VPN using routing and remote access. I've tried two configurations, one using a single network card, and one using two network cards. I can connect through my VPN and get ...
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Source-based routing on Cisco 3750 switch?

I have this Cisco 3750 switch which handles many VLANs. It has an IP interface on some of them, and it does routing for those computers connected to those VLANs which use the switch's IP addresses as ...
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How to connect 2 networks without access to router config?

I am trying to connect 2 devices in different subnets. Device 1: IP address: 172.20.35.1 netmask: 255.255.0.0 gateway: 172.20.1.1 Device 2: IP address: 172.20.100.100 netmask: 255.255.255.0 gateway: ...
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Internet routing table breaks 512,000 routes [closed]

Looks like with all the mass IP grabs as well as subletting of space, things have finally hit the 512K mark. Anyone on the raw end of an upstream router that ran out of route space? How do most ...
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How do I forward localhost traffic to a remote host with iptables?

I would like to set up my CentOS 6.5 box to forward connections to localhost (127.0.0.1) to the same port on a remote machine (e.g. 10.0.3.10). I've tried the iptables rule below, but when I attempt ...
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Copy/Mirror traffic to WAN interfaces without “iptables tee” support

I want to copy every outgoing packet to others WAN interfaces but my iptables (v1.2.7) has not TEE target support. I wonder if there is another way (maybe using iproute2 or ebtables) to copy every ...
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Properly configure two eth interfaces on different subnets

Can anyone with heavy background in both Linux and Networking help me out? I've scoured the Internet looking for a clear answer for this and I've even compared a box I have access to with the same ...
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how do I set static routes in windows domain to all computers at once

Setup, its a test lab and we have some odd requirements Windows 2012 Server running AD/DNS/DHCP 500 client machines used w/4 physical network interfaces each 2 interfaces are test resources, ...
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Sonicwall routing between multiple subnets on multiple interfaces

As shown by the network diagram below, I have two completely separate networks. One is being managed by a Sonicwall NSA 220, the other by some other router (the brand is not important). My goal is to ...
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OpenVPN server cannot ping clients

I have OpenVPN set up on a Debian server. Clients can connect, and clients can ping and access resources (Samba shares and intranet) on the server. However, the server cannot ping the client - it ...
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Add a server between router and switch (production)

I have a small office network basically like below, there are more router/pc connected in S1. As you can see, the router is doing job of DHCP, DNS. but now I wish to add a Linux server between R1 and ...
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How does F5 GTM work?

The F5 GTMs automatically reroute users to one of the available datacenters should one fail. How does it do this? For instance the F5 could act as a DNS server and simply serve a different IP to ...
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How can the route between two private IPs go via public IPs?

I'm trying to understand what this output from traceroute means. I changed the IP addresses for privacy but retained the public/private IP range distinction. traceroute.db -e -n 10.1.1.9 traceroute ...
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Ubuntu Karmic: purpose of route table entry for 'link-local'?

I'm wondering what is the purpose of a routing table entry named 'link-local'. root# route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 192....
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2 NICs, same subnet, different default gateways

I have a switch on which 4 modem/routers and 2 servers are connected. Each server has 2 processes running and 2 NICs connected. What I want is that each process is routed out of either one of the NICs,...
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Routing table configuration

Suppose having an routing table in which the default-route is missing can a router work without a default-route or the table is incomplete? and having these two entries is also legit or there is an ...
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Preventing endless forwarding with two routers

The network in quesiton looks basically like this: /----Inet1 / H1---[111.0/24]---GW1---[99.0/24] \----GW2-----Inet2 Device ...
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selective routing through a VPN tunnel

The problem: after establishing an IPsec VPN tunnel all traffic is routed to the remote endpoint, while I only need to route the packets destined to that internal network and still be able to access ...
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deleting filters in tc

I have added a filter in tc as follows: tc filter add dev eth0 parent 1: protocol ip handle 6 fw flowid 1:6 This should be sending packets marked by iptables with '--set-mark 6' to class 1:6. The ...
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SSTP on Windows 2008 cannot ping in either direction

I have the following setting going on. Server: Configured windows 2008 server as AD, DHCP, DNS, CA and RRAS. To make long story short, RRAS can accept SSTP connection and clients get connected fine. ...
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Prevent a single host from consuming entire bandwidth?

We have a linux router providing internet connectivity to several PCs. It's currently using shorewall to help make the iptables setup easier. Is there a way I can set it such that any individual host ...
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Only able to use the first IP in a range from ISP

Right now I have a subnet of 16 IPs. I want all of the ips to be "owned " by my firewall. I have a watchguard firewall statically configured with X.X.X.225 and has X.X.X.226 - 238 as Secondary IPs. ...