A socket is an abstract network construct with a sending and receiving side. In most modern operating systems (OS) there are device representations, and programming tools to address sockets.

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Will internal API calls be treated as DDOS attacks by AWS?

I have a nodejs development server. I am currently running on an AWS EC2 micro AMI. I have a hardware device which continuously submits data to this server via socket. The server then calls an API, ...
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Keep connections of closed instances behind a load balancer

I'm looking for a system to create a live sockets application through sockets.io and that can be balanced without problem. There are tons of solutions to balance the load between multiple socket ...
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FreeBSD vs Ubuntu Full duplex Socket I/O

I a have an application ( a message oriented broker ) based on Netty 4.1. For some reason the application's performance is slightly slower on Ubuntu based system as compared to FreeBSD system. So I ...
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Siege: descriptor table full sock.c:119: Too many open files

I am trying to make a stress test in my own server using siege with the following command: $ siege -c 500 myweb.com/somefile.php But I get this error: [error] descriptor table full sock.c:119: Too ...
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IP address differences between two computers on the same local network [on hold]

Why does the python command print(socket.gethostbyname(socket.gethostname())) give: 192.168.1.4 on my laptop 127.0.1.1 on my Raspberry PI when they're both on the same local network, and the PI's IP ...
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Writing to Unix Domain Socket from rsyslog

I want to write output messages from rsyslog to a Unix Domain Socket. I want to do this so that I can read the messages from that socket using my script and parse log messages further. I try to use ...
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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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Can haproxy be used to balance unix sockets?

In nginx it is fairly simple to configure it to proxy unix .sock files Eg: upstream bla { server unix:///home/sam/Source/bla/tmp/sockets/thin1.sock; server ...
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127/8 address is not passed to IP stack?

I send IP/UDP frames using raw sockets with destination IP address from 127/8 range - e.g. 127.0.0.6. So, packets are sent over the network OK (checked using tcpdump on the target device). But on ...
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Route only on output chain?

I have two machines A and B. I want to send iperf traffic from A to B, but first have it route through a userspace program on A. I did this with a tunneling device: therefore, I used the command ip ...
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Caused by: java.net.SocketException: Software caused connection abort: socket write error

I running JSP on Oracle 11g, Weblogic 10.3.4. I have 2 managed server and a oracle admin server installed. I am encountering an error where intermittently the log file of the 2 managed server and ...
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node.js, socket.io only working on localhost, can't access from intranet

I am using node.js and socket.io for the real time notification system. I have tested node.js and socket.io with simple chat code, it pretty good with localhost but can't access the same from the ...
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SYN/ACK not received by iperf client?

I have an application that essentially consists of four components A, B, C, D. A and B are on the same machine - B and C are separate machines. Traffic is generated by an iperf client on A with a ...
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Is it dangerous to change the value of /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_tw_reuse?

We have a couple of production systems that were recently converted into virtual machines. There is an application of ours that frequently accesses a MySQL database, and for each query it creates a ...
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sudo: unable to create sockets: Cannot allocate memory

On a VPS run by OVH (apparently OpenVZ-based, given /proc/user_beancounters exists), with relatively few processes running, trying to sudo gives me the error in the title. Here is a sample ...
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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not able to copy socket/inode file

I having the file called 'live' in ubuntu, this is the socket/inode type file. This file has the permission as srw-rw-r-- live I want to create the copy of the file. I not able to copy it using ...
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Maximum limit of filepointer in php reached and not changeable

I have a server with the current 5.3.x version installed. Since we are running a really simple and small server in php using sockets, that connects to a lot clients using sockets we need to raise the ...
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Lighttpd with FastCGI won't create /tmp/fcgi.sock on startup?

I'm running lighttpd-1.4.19 on a debian 5 box and try to run web2py with fastcgi. The problem with that is, that lighttpd does not create the socket file /tmp/fcgi.sock. If I'm creating the file by ...
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icinga2 mysql connection issue

I followed all the install wizards When setting up icinga2, I have the following error: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (13) ...
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Redirect subdomains to services on different ports of same server

I have a VPS which has 1 IP. If I run two socket servers, one on port 8080 and the other on port 8081, is there a way I can map service1.mydomain.com to the socket server on port 8080 and ...
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dnsmasq: failed to create listening socket for port 53: Address already in use

I got this error when i done the setup dnsmasq. ashokkrishna@krishna:~$ sudo dnsmasq dnsmasq: failed to create listening socket for port 53: Address already in use ashokkrishna@krishna:~$ netstat ...
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How to set up memcached to use unix socket?

While I could use memcached on Debian to use the default 11211 port, but I've had great difficulty setting up unix socket, Form what I'v read, I know that I need to create a memcache.socket and add ...
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What should mysqld.sock contain, why don't I have it?

Does anyone know why my /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock socket file would not be on my computer when I install (or reinstall) MySQL 5.1? Right now, when I try to start up a server with mysqld, I get ...
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FTP Server error, A receive socket error occurred

I have a FTP server, Core FTP server, where i get errors for inbound transfers to one of the accounts. The inbound files are only 1k in size. The error occures in 5% of all inbound transfers. Error ...
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How to use non-deprecated tools like ss to get process id running on a port?

I am looking for a non-deprecated way of running a command like netstat -tulpn | grep 8000 to output information about an active port. Any suggestions on how to use a tool like ss to get the process ...
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Configuring port in iptables for websockets

I'm implementing Ratchet's push example in my server (websockets) on port 9090. These are current iptables policies: [root@myserver ~]# iptables -L -n -v Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 309 packets, 22420 ...
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What are the minimum permissions for a libpam-ldap unix domain socket?

I'm setting up an LDAP server and libpam-ldap to run on the same host, communicating via a UNIX domain socket. I'd like to give this socket the minimum permissions necessary, so random local users ...
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HAProxy max session limit

I have an Amazon OpsWorks stack running HAProxy (balance = source) and several node.js instances running socket.io. It seems HAProxy determines the max session limit for a given instance based on the ...
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Running a websocket server and a http server on the same server

I am using nginx to to serve an instance of PHP application, and also at the same time running a Ratchet app to listen to a websocket connection. Problem is, both of these instance are using the same ...
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wsgi nginx error: permission denied while connecting to upstream

There seem to be a few questions on stackoverflow and serverfault about this but unfortunately nothing has worked for me. I'm getting a 502 bad gateway on nginx, and the following on the logs: ...
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Socket Error 10054 - VS2013 Web Deploy Failing

I'm having trouble completing a web deploy from VS2013 as I posted in VS 2013 Web Deploy failure: Warning : Retrying the sync because a socket error (10054) occurred Apparently web deploy uses port ...
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nginx - why i can't use variables in proxy_pass path?

Why i can't use variable $user in proxy_pass - like in example below? server { listen 80; server_name ~^(?P<user>[a-z|A-Z|0-9|_|-]+)\.example\.net$; root /home/$user/webapps/; ...
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Nmap external scan shows port open, ASA says port is not open, but do get an socket

Folks, have a weird one, need your expert help. For one of our heavily used external facing server which came up in an audit, nmap -Pn scan shows the following: Starting Nmap 5.51 ... Host ...
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Sniff UNIX domain socket

I know that some process is writing to a certain unix domain socket (/var/run/asterisk/asterisk.ctl), but I do not known the pid of the sender. How can I find out who is writing to the socket? I have ...
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Can't connect to MySQL using 'localhost' but using '127.0.0.1' it's ok?

My /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts ::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback fe00::0 ip6-localnet ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix ...
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Sharing unix socket via docker volume - permission denied

I try to share my php5-fpm socket via a volume with my nginxwebserver. Fpm and nginx are running if different containers and I want to get them working via a shared volume where I place the socket ...
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KVM unix socket file permission for VNC

I'm using kvm-qemu/libvirtd for a bunch of kvms. I'm using vnc for the graphical interface. By default, it listens on a tcp socket. I want to have it listen on a unix socket instead. Looking at some ...
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After sending Duplicate ack by the server, it stop responding [closed]

My TCP client communicates with multiple 3rd TCP servers. However one particular server produces duplicate ack and stop responding in the specific time only. That particular server is OK other time. I ...
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How to let PHP connect to database by using UNIX socket (Joomla)

I'd like to have my PHP applications such as Joomla make use of the UNIX socket to connect to the local mysql database. I've already configured the php.ini with: mysqli.default_socket = ...
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How to work whit socket_file httpd (nginx-uwsgi)

I am trying to run Nginx/uWSGI/Django, the last remaining step is to run the socket_file all I get is a 502 Bad Gateway. Route my django application. #/home/deploy/webapps/myapp Configuration ...
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IIS Reverse proxy and websockets, failed websocket handshake

I am running a little website using IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I've got a node.js application too running on port 3000. Http calls from the website (client browser) are reverse proxied from ...
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Rails application deployment, nginx, unicorn, capistrano socket error

I am deploying a rails application to a digital ocean VPS. I have followed https://coderwall.com/p/yz8cha . All things done well, but now the browser shows only a blank page. Nginx log contains: ...
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WebRTC on standalone asterisk - no audio

After struggling with Asterisk for WebRTC for a few weeks now, I decided to put my problem on this forum. My Problem is as follows: Im not getting audio from WebRTC to WebRTC clients. I work in a LAN ...
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Forward local port or socket file to remote socket file

Quick question - I run two linux boxes, one my own desktop and the other my VPS. For security reasons on the VPS end I opted for socket connections to MySQL (/var/run/mysqld/mysql.sock). I know I can ...
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Can't boot Mysql on Centos 7

I've installed mysql on Centos 7 (mysql-community-server) as root. The problem is that I can't start the daemon with "service mysqld start", It never return me to prompt and even if I try to use ...
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Is it possible to bind a socket with NIC Queue?

when i open a new socket linex system automatically bind it to a NIC queu. Currently i have two sockets and i want to bind them to two different NIC queues. My question is 1)Is it possible to bind ...
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Web socket regular disconnections on OS X

We have a SPA that runs SockJs both client and server (NodeJs) side. For Windows workstations we have no problems maintaining web socket connections to servers deployed in Windows Azure. But for some ...
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What's the difference between Unix socket and TCP/IP socket?

It's from this answer: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2482411/is-this-pdo-bug-fixed-now/2482424#2482424
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nginx proxying websockets, must be missing something

I have a basic chat app written in node.js using express and socket.io; it works fine when connecting directly to node on port 3000 But doesn't work when I try to use nginx v1.4.2 as a proxy. I ...