TCP stands for Transmission Control Protocol and is one of the core protocols of the Internet Protocol Suite. TCP complements the Internet Protocol (IP), and therefore the entire suite is commonly referred to as TCP/IP.

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Improving TCP performance over a gigabit network lots of connections and high traffic for storage and streaming services

I have two servers, Both servers hardware Specification are Processor : Dual Processor RAM : over 128 G.B Hard disk : SSD Hard disk Outging Traffic bandwidth : 3 Gbps network cards speed : 10 Gbps ...
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Why Packet Loss AFTER tcpdump has logged the packet?

We encounter some strange packet loss and want to know the reason for this. We have an imageserver and a server for stressing the imageserver. Both are located in the same datacenter First we run a ...
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Should I use TCP or UDP to run a web server

I have just installed Apache web server on my computer. I have managed to use it locally (I can open index.php from my computer using my web browser). But I would like to make my web site available ...
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Karmic Koala (Ubuntu): enable remote x clients through TCP

It seems every version of Ubuntu has a different way to enable remote connections to the local X server. I'm asking this question, while I do my own research: how can I enable the X server listening ...
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FTP client/server failing on switching to PASV mode

Update The ISP said that they recently added the area where this computer is located to their IPv6 network. Coincidentally, ever since the day they added that area to their IPv6 network, no FTP ...
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Does a growing number of TIME_WAIT connections affect server performance?

I have 2 servers, both running RHEL 6, one for Apache 2.2 and one for memcached (memcached-1.4.4-3). I noticed an increase in the number of TIME_WAIT connections on the Apache server netstat -n | ...
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option http-server-close on HAProxy haproxy-1.5-dev19 will result in Connection: close header sent in response

I basically have the following issue: whenever I add option http-server-close to the haproxy config (either in frontend or backend section), haproxy will send a Connection: close header in the ...
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Is the TCP checksum over the payload?

I was somehow convinced that the TCP checksum was a header checksum (similar to the IP checksum), but I'm now having doubts reading the Wikipedia article: The checksum field is the 16 bit one's ...
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Bad Mumble control channel performance in KVM guest

I'm running a Mumble server (Murmur) on a Debian Wheezy Beta 4 (x86_64) KVM guest which runs on a Debian Wheezy Beta 4 (x86_64) KVM hypervisor. The guest machines are attached to a bridge device on ...
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FreeBSD Listen Queue Overflows - can't increase max queue size

I have a decently high trafficked FreeBSD Nginx server, and I'm starting to get a large number of listen queue overflows: [root@svr ~]# netstat -sp tcp | fgrep listen 80361931 listen queue overflows ...
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why dstat failed with --tcp option?

why --tcp option failed? should i install some package? if yes, which package i should install? this question is not the same as ...
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How can I tell when a TCP connection was created on Linux?

How can I figure out at what time a given (as in currently-open) TCP connection was created?
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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!
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How to route all internet traffic via a virtual tap device and a public server

We want to route all traffic from one pc to a local virtual device (TAP-Win32 Adapter which is also used by OpenVPN) and then from there to another tap device on a public server. after that all ...
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Is an Apache use TCP port on each connection?

Our system admin said "Apache use a TCP port on each connection" so A server can serve 65534 (MAX) simultaneously. is it Right? I think Apache use only 80 or 443. But , he use many file descriptor ...
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Configuring keepalives with TOAD client communication

I have a scenario where long-idle sessions of TOADSoft client communication with the Oracle server seem to be torn down as they timeout on an intermediate state-full firewall. These sessions could ...