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1answer
273 views

How do routers combine WAN and LAN traffic (packet data over wifi and ethernet)? [closed]

In my office, we have a leased line connection which is shared by some 20 users over wi-fi. This causes congestion on the router's end, resulting in slow speed due to high packet drops (and consequent ...
0
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1answer
181 views

Can't connect to my own machine through public IP

I couldn't figure out why I can't make a connection through my public IP. When using a local IP it works. I have the proper firewall port exceptions, and my router NAT has the configurations for port ...
3
votes
3answers
426 views

How can private IPV4 addresses get past iptables NAT (tcp RST,FIN)

I've got a router performing simple NAT translation using iptables iptables -t nat -o -j MASQUERADE This works fine almost all of the time except for one particular case where some TCP RST and FIN ...
4
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5answers
498 views

Share one IP address with a simple router

We have just moved into a new office and have been given our 'internet connection' in the following form: One Ethernet cable in the corner of the room An IP address with subnet mask 255.255.255.0 ...
2
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1answer
295 views

network setup does not work: icmp works, tcp not

I experiencing a small problem with my network setup: In this network, I can ping from 192.168.3.0 to 192.168.2.0 and reverse, but it does not work with TCP connections. The handshake fails (no ...
1
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2answers
145 views

Can't access server use domain name, got tcp flag RST

I have a http sever provide service to internet, so I configured port forward in router. It’s fine for users access server outside company (URL: _http://mydomain.com:80/). But if the user is inside ...
0
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1answer
484 views

Strange 2Mbps limit for single tcp connection on 24Mbps ADSL2+

I've D-Link DSL-2500U/BRU/D, ADSL mode is "ADSL2+ AnnexM EU-56", configured as bridge and connected to linux (Gentoo) workstation. Line is good enough, I've stable speed 2.09MiB/sec (i.e. about ...
1
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1answer
168 views

Please recommend an affordable cisco product capable of handling up to 100,000 plus simultaneous tcp connections [closed]

I am setting up my server lab, can you please recommend an affordable and very reliable router than can handle over 100,000 simultaneous open tcp connections without breaking a sweat? Thanks!
1
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1answer
148 views

What does it mean that most dropped packets have a different incoming and outgoing port?

Over the weekend an internet-facing DI-624 router of mine was e-mailing me logs like crazy for some reason. Normally it's a few a day, but it was about one every few minutes instead. Analyzing the ...
3
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1answer
323 views

Do NATs verify the source port of a SYN received after a SYN has been sent?

I'm unsure of whether this question is more appropriate for stackoverflow or serverfault. If you think it's more suited for stackoverflow, let me know and I'll delete this and move it over. I have a ...
31
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11answers
21k views

What is the difference between UDP and TCP?

My router has two protocols (and a "both" option) that I can select when setting up port forwarding: UDP and TCP. What is the difference between these two protocols and when would you select one over ...