TCP and IP are two important protocols used in networking today. Due to their importance, the Internet Protocol Suite is also commonly known as "TCP/IP"

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How works tcp/ip package transport inside Linux OS? [closed]

How works tcp/ip package transport inside Linux OS?
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Maximum number of TCP clients in Windows 7?

I am running client load testing software for my server from a Windows 7 Enterprise box. The client box is able to get up to 16346 TCP connections out, and then it starts giving the error “An ...
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Is it possible to configure Nginx to send TCP keepalive?

On TCP connections held by NGinx, can it be configured to send TCP Keepalive (Not HTTP KeepAlive!)
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Slow and fluctuating server network speeds in a new data center

We have a server running Windows storage server 2003 with: - an FTP server and - VMware Server running a VDS with apache (vds runs windows web 2003) This is in a data center and we just switched to a ...
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Windows XP/7: custom routing for VPN connection

We are dealing with a badly configured VPN connection from a vendor, which set up the default gateway but doesn't route traffic anywhere beyond their VPN zone. I managed to do some ad-hoc routing to ...
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TIME_WAIT consumes file descriptors?

In many TCPIP and Web tunning guide, recommends increasing max number of file descriptors when getting the error "Too many open files" but, i can't see TIME_WAIT in outputs of "lsof -i" Does anyone ...
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“Address already in use” error from socket bind, when ports are not being used [closed]

I can not bind (using C or python sockets) to any port in the range: 59969-60000 Using lsof, netstat and fuser I do not see any processes using these ports. Other ports such as 59900-59968 and ...
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Anyone know of a free flood ping utility for Windows? [closed]

Does anyone know of a free ping flood (some people call it flood ping) utility for Windows? I want something portable that I can install anywhere. I use ping flooding to primarily test for packet loss ...
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What is the maximum number of TCP connections I can have in Windows Server 2008?

I would like to have as many connections (single connections from many different clients) as humanly possible in a server running on Windows Server 2008, in order to support a Comet-style application. ...
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What does a DNS request look like?

I have seen what the text representation of an HTTP request is, but what does a DNS request look like? Where in the data is the location of the URL you are trying to locate? Also, how is the ...
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Diagnosing and debugging LAN congestion / connection issues

What are the top N tools / methodologies used to diagnose and repair network issues? Given a LAN, for example, where users are able to consistently ping an outside server, but any data intensive ...
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How can I add more than 255 machines to a single Class C network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Subnetting Work? I'm mainly a programmer. I have no idea beyond some basic theory when it comes to Networking/Administrating. My university feels that we ...
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Need help getting StateServer to work, trying to decipher WireShark to figure out why

I'm using WireShark to try to figure out why I can't get my ASP.NET application (which is deployed to IIS6) to use a remote ASP.NET StateServer. For the record, StateServer works if my application is ...
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Moxa serial-to-ethernet connection problem

We have a Windows 2003 Server (32-bit) running in VMWare and connecting to 2 Moxa NPort 5450 serial-to-ethernet devices. We are experiencing a sporadic "disconnect" with the serial devices attached ...
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Linux TCP connection timeout length inconsistent

On the Linux boxes that host the application I work on, we've started seeing an issue where connection attempts against a port on a remote host are sometimes taking longer to come back. As a test, a ...
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Network Speed Limit

I have a nic "Local Network" and I would like to limit throughput speed for it to 1480kb/s and 208kb/s upload How can I do that?
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Serial port forwarding over TCP/IP (linux server)

I am looking for a way to use a remote serial port on a linux machine over LAN. The machine is running ubuntu 10.04 and I have a arduino board connected to it, that I would like to be able to ...
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Detect and aggregate packets sent to server per TCP port

Is there a way with Ubuntu 10.4LTS to detect and aggregate the number of packets transmitted over every port? In other words, I'd like a process to keep track of the number of packets sent to each ...
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xt_TCPMSS: bad length messages

I'm getting loads of messages like: Jun 23 10:24:20 awakening kernel: [ 1691.596823] xt_TCPMSS: bad length (1492 bytes) Jun 23 10:24:21 awakening kernel: [ 1692.663362] xt_TCPMSS: bad length (1448 ...
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Can ping server but no telnet or www

I have a NAS (iomega home media 1TB) plugged in router using 1Gb ethernet cable. Occasionally I lose access to it, I can ping it by static ip, nmap to see all open ports but can't telnet to it. Also ...
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TCP RST Reset Every 5 Minutes on Windows 2003 sp2

Recently I had a web developer come to me and ask why he was receiving connection errors in his app that was accessing a sql database. So, I went through my normal trouble shooting steps to isolate ...
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What does the IP “192.168.1.1/24” indicate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Server Fault Wiki: How does Subnetting Work? I'm setting up rsync and I see this in the config file: hosts allow = 127.0.0.1 192.168.1.1/24 Does this indicate that ...
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How to know the source of certain TCP traffic on AIX

We have two AIX boxes, one for production system and another for testing. both systems are running ATM machine switches, where the ATM device is connected via TCP socket. we had an issue on ...
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How to get a service to listen on port 80 on Windows Server 2003

I've coded a custom windows service that listens on TCP port 80 but when I try to install it on a Windows Server 2003 machine it fails to start because some other service is already listening on that ...
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Static IP for dynamic IP

I have a dynamic IP address. I would like to have a static IP, but Virgin Media don't allow static IPs for residential broadband services, even if you ask them really nicely and offer to pay for it ...
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use of tcp_delack_min on redhat linux (kernel 2.6.18)

we're moving from Solaris to Redhat Linux, and trying to duplicate our low-latency setup, that, on solaris, includes the ndd settings related to TCP NO DELAY, and NAGLE ALGORITHM. I got the impression ...
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Solaris TCP stack tuning

We have a large web project (about 2-3k requests per second), using haproxy (http://haproxy.1wt.eu/) as a frontend and load balancer between the java application servers. The frontend (haproxy) is ...
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How can I make WinXP bind to ports other than 1025-5000 for outgoing TCP connections?

(I originally posted a similar question on StackOverflow but readers recommended I post here instead) When you create outgoing TCP connections, most applications let the operating system choose which ...
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Looking for an open source real-time network analysis program

Can somebody recommend an open source real-time network analysis program? What I'm looking for the program to do is display a graph of bandwidth usage by IP within our internal network that can ...
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Recommendation for a non-standard SSL port

On our server I have a single IP, and need to host 2 different SSL sites. Sites have different owners so have different SSL certificates, and can't share the same certificate with SAN. So as a last ...
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Can I make TCP/IP session to run less than 60 seconds?

Our server is overloaded with TCP/IP sessions, we have 1200 - 1500 of them. Most of them are hanging in TIME_OUT state. It turns out that a connection in TIME_OUT state occupies a socket until 60 ...
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wireshark http POST

I would like to have a http POST request method CAPTURE filter. I know it is easy to do it by display filter http.request.method==POST but I need tcpdump compatible. I wrote tcp dst port 80 and ...
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How to set the preferred network interface in linux

I have my network set up like this. http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AZ1YxuLE4djaZGhqN2s1NmRfMjhjNjc0Ym1meg&hl=en In words: I have a machine (Calcium, running Arch Linux) that has two network ...
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Shaping outbound Traffic to Control Download Speeds with Linux

I have a situation where a server makes lots of requests from big webservers all at the same time. Currently, I have not control over the amount of requests or the rate of the requests from the ...
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Network Transfer Rate on SMB/FTP

We're trying to optimise our network transfer rate from the client PCs to the file server, but having no luck. If I run an iperf test between a client PC (Windows XP) and our server (Linux) with a ...
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NetDiag + TCP Blocking?

We are facing some issue with the sharepoint 2007 timer jobs everyday at a specific time, so decide to track the tcp blocking informartion during those hours using NetDiag tool. We are not able to ...
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Cannot ping host stale ARP cache?

I am having a strange issue with a Debian (Lenny/Linux 2.6.26-2-amd64) that has been driving me nuts. On some machines within my network I can ping the host in question just fine, other times I have ...
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How can I verify the integrity of a WAN connection?

We have two scanners in our branch office which upload images to the head office via FTP. In the last week, both scanners have started delivering a lot of corrupted images. I suspect that the problem ...
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Rapidly changing public IP addresses on certain networks?

I run/develop an online game where many of our users are in southeast asia. I recently went to southeast asia and made an alarming discovery. Anywhere I got internet access, whether it was via 3G, a ...
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How to enable TCP Vegas on Centos 5.4?

I'm trying to enable TCP Vegas congestion control on Centos 5.4 box. According to Vegas home page it is as simple as echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_vegas_cong_avoid but this file does not exist. I ...
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Linux IPTables / routing issue

EDIT 1/3/10 22:00 GMT - rewrote some of it after further investigation It has been a while since I looked at IPtables and I seem to be worse than before as I can not seem to get my webserver online. ...
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Solaris TCP/IP performance tuning

I am trying to tune a high message traffic system running on Solaris. The architecture is a large number (600) of clients which connect via TCP to a big Solaris server and then send/receive relatively ...
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monitoring TCP/IP performance on Solaris

I am trying to tune a high message traffic system running on Solaris. The architecture is a large number (600) of clients which connect via TCP to a big Solaris server and then send/receive ...
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how do i change outgoing ip address for server centos

I need to make sure my clients outgoing ip address uses the dedicated ip they are assigned. For example, site123.com has an ip of 123.123.123.2(eth0:1) (resolves fine when incoming) but it is using ...
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Good (free / open source) tools for analyzing TCP capture files?

I use wireshark and microsoft network monitor extensively, but I'm curious if there are other good (hopefully free / open source) software packages for analyzing TCP/IP traffic? I'm especially ...
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What is the Ethernet Type II Protocol number for an ICMP echo request and reply?

Hi I wanted to know what the Ethernet II Protocol number for an ICMP echo request and also for a ICMP echo reply?
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MAC address to IP Address on Same LAN in Windows

Is there some way for me to find IP address of machine connected in same LAN from its MAC address.
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TCP/IP Stack in Windows Server 2008 vs Windows 7 Ultimate

Does anyone know the details as to the differences between the TCP/IP stack in Windows Server 2008 (Standard) vs Windows 7 Ultimate? This question pertains to TCP/IP ONLY. I know that Windows 7 and ...
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Can someone explain what this vulnerability means?

I'm having a bit of a problem getting my head round what this vulnerability means, can someone help me understand this? I'm particularly puzzled by the RESULTS section. Why would source port 25 be ...
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Tuning Linux IP routing parameters — secret_interval and tcp_mem

We had a little failover problem with one of our HAProxy VMs today. When we dug into it, we found this: Jan 26 07:41:45 haproxy2 kernel: [226818.070059] __ratelimit: 10 callbacks suppressed Jan 26 ...