UDP stands for User Datagram Protocol. With UDP applications can send messages (datagrams) to other hosts on a network without requiring prior communications to set up special transmission channels or data paths.

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Running single replica Kubernetes service at public IP address and without load balancing

I am running a service in GKE/Kubernetes that exposes a single UDP port at a staric IP address. (I've promoted the static IP address from an ephemeral one in GCE.) If I deploy it with fields as ...
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Do UDP process in netstat-ano command means being hacked? [on hold]

If yes how to stop them permanently.. I am getting these pid's for svchost.exe process whwn i check in task manager Checking for pid(process id ) again and again is not good
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How to block 111 udp port via iptables?

I've got an issue related to block 111 port only for udp. For tcp it was blocked without any problem. This port is used by application rpcbind. I test it via netcat. This is my iptables. It contains ...
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rsyslogd wont start correctly on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS while using the Init-Script

somehow my init-script for rsyslogd does not work. I tried to enable rsyslogd to accept logging-data on udp:514. If I start my rsyslogd via Init-Script, no logging-data is forwarded. Not even syslog! ...
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Can't bind UDP socket but port is free

I've been struggling for a while now with this so maybe someone here is able to help me. I'm setting up a CS:GO server that's going to be running on port 27059. (This is a copy&paste from a ...
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Identify the ip to which an UDP port established connection

I'm trying to obtain the ip to which Rocketleague.exe has established connection on a UDP port. I've tried with netstat -p udp but for some strange reason it does not show any active udp connections . ...
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Udp port binding in VMware Linux

In my application, there're two physical computers, both in Windows environment. Computer 2 (with IP "192.168.2.2") has a VMware Linux virtual machine (with IP "192.168.80.129") installed on it. What ...
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Debugging dropped UDP messages on Linux

Here's my setup: I have 1 host that has a 1 Gbit Ethernet connection and 2 hosts with 100 mbit connections (connected to the 1Gbit host through different switches). In a test, I send 1000 1kb ...
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Is there a non-invasive test of uPnP enabled network?

I'm trying to figure out if there is a way to do a non-invasive test on different networks to see if Universal Plug'n'Play (nPnP) is enabled at the router. i.e. Is Internet Gateway Device Profile ...
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UDP hole punching still required in IPv6, even without NAT?

Background (skip ahead for question) IPv4 needed NAT for address conservation. The firewalling properties of NAT were also beneficial for security. IPv4 NAT firewall rules are "block incoming packet ...
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Receiving broadcast UDP packets under Linux

I'm having a similar problem to Linux Kernel not passing through multicast UDP packets only broadcast rather than multicast, and nothing I've tried has helped. I've got a device at 192.168.0.1 ...
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rsyslogd not listening udp 514

I have Debian 3.2.65-1+deb7u2 with rsyslog 5.8.11 udp 514 $UDPServerRun 514 and $InputTCPServerRun 514 are uncommented. Why it is not listening to that udp port?
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Iperf3 keeps hanging when running UDP test

I wrote a Python program that runs iperf3 in a for loop with different datagram sizes. I am using Python's subprocess.call function to run iperf3 like this: iperf3 -u -c 185.82.21.60 -b 100M -t 5 -l ...
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Is there a way to tell a machine accesible via a gre tunnel to join multicast groups via pimd or smcroute?

this has been stumping me for some time and would love any help on this. So I am subscribed to a data vendor through an intermediary firm. The intermediary firm has physical connections to the data ...
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Segmentation fault when running nuttcp inside Docker

I am measuring the UDP throughput between two Docker containers that are connected by Docker's native overlay network. I already used iperf but also want to measure the throughput with nuttcp. But ...
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Joining a UDP multicast through a server on the other side of the tunnel

I've drawn a diagram below to help with this question! So a company published a multicast UDP feed (company A) and another company connects to it (Company B). I have a point-to-point tunnel to ...
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UDP Server behind Gcloud load balancer: receive ok, reply fails

I have a UDP server set up (on a VM) behind the Google Cloud network load balancer. The server is bound to 0.0.0.0. The UDP server can receive messages that were sent to the balancer, but replies do ...
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how to run memcached on UDP ports only

How can i configure memcached to run on udp ports only on centos box ? Right now it is listening on TCP ports by default. Here is my memcached configuration file. cat /etc/sysconfig/memcached PORT="...
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How to resolve UDP packets being dropped given netstat reporting SndbufErrors

I have a server instance on an OpenStack that at a pretty high load starts loosing UDP packets. I captured all outgoing packets using tcpdump and some of them are missing, even though application logs ...
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What is a TCP Relay and when is it used? [closed]

Tcprelay is a TCP connection forwarder with load balancing capabilities. If compiled with TLS support, it may be used as SSL encryption wrapper. What are some practical applications of TCP relay?
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bandwidth monitoring by TCP/UDP port on Cisco 2960 or Linux

We have an international line between two sites with limited bandwidth. I want to monitor bandwidth usage between the two sites, and understand which type of traffic consumes the most. Ideally I ...
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rx_queue value in /proc/net/udp grows to twice the SO_RCVBUF value

When using an SO_RCVBUF of 10485760 (which is also the current limit as stipulated by sysctl's net.core.rmem_max setting, and sending UDP packets faster than the receiving side is able to handle, the ...
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Why would a university block incoming UDP traffic with destination port 53?

From my understanding DNS uses UDP and port 53. What undesirable things could happen if incoming UDP packets to port number 53 weren't blocked? UPDATE: Packets originate or are destined to the ...
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How to use an IPv6 Edge router in an IPv4 network?

Background I have the following set-up: I use 6LOWPAN (IPv6 implementation in IEEE 802.15.4) on my sensor link that have IPv6 addresses (stateless) as aaaa::xx/64 It uses RaspberryPi (RPI) as an ...
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udp broadcast on port 25860

I used wireshark on my local network (to test it), and i noticed that there is a lot of udp packets send one broadcast, and the majority is coming from only one host. Theses udp packets are send on ...
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How to make svlogd send logs via UDP

I am currently using runit + svlogd for supervising some applications, but when deploying to multiple machines, I have the need to centralize/unify the logs in a single place in order to simplify ...
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UDP destination address during port forwarding?

I have setup a connection using Qt in the LAN, PC1(192.168.1.195) will send UDP packets to PC2(192.168.1.201) with no problem. But now, PC1 and PC2 are now working under different routers. So now PC1 ...
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What are the ports needed for L2TP VPN on Mac OS X Server 5.0.15?

I'm configuring a Mac as a server with a VPN service. So, I opened the ports listed as used by VPN in Apple documentation: UDP 500 -> 500 (+ESP and AH) UDP 4500 -> 4500 Any UDP -> 1701 (I got to ...
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CentOS Drupal Site/Domain Sending UDP Attacks on Different IPs [duplicate]

My Drupal 7 site is hosted on a Cent-OS 6.5 VM. The hosting service provider notified me about an malicious activity on site and site is sending UDP packets on different IPs. Following is data ...
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How to allow UDP broadcast between interfaces on a Cisco ASA 5506-X

I have a CISCO ASA 5506-X with 4 configured interfaces and a set of access-lists etc. It is configured via CLI and is running in routed mode, not transparent. Everything is running well, but now I ...
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Can't connect to python server on LAN

So I have this python server which just returns the uppercase sentence which came as a input: from socket import * serverPort = 12000 serverSocket = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM) serverSocket.bind(('...
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Packets not being delivered to application

First of all sorry if this is not the right place. So... I have a problem. I'm working on a linux board (the distro is created with yocto, kernel is 3.10.17). I have several network interfaces (WWAN1 ...
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netcat UDP port test response issue

I am running a game server on a Windows Server 2008 VPS/VDS through port 12203. I want to be able to automatically restart the game server exe file if it crashes. So, my strategy is to use netcat to ...
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Why are duplicated UDP packets being dropped 10 out of 11 times by this iptables configuration?

I am trying to duplicate UDP packets flowing to port 50007 on an Internet address from devices on a local NAT network (192.168.12.0/24) with the intent of processing them locally (on 192.168.12.1:...
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How to connect a client behind a NAT router to an Asterisk server behind a NAT router?

I have an asterisk setup on a server. The local IP address is 172.22.9.200 and extenal IP address is 75.45.185.100. My client device is an android phone that is connected to a router and it which ...
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udp packet delays in my dedicated WIFI network - can i force UDP nodelay over wifi?

I have a dedicated app and network development for passing UDP packets over a wireless network. The totality of the network is a PC (Mac OSX or Linux) which sends the packet-->router/AP-->WIFI device....
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Does UDP includes of source address?

Both UDP and TCP does not include source address, but how does it say UDP IP spoofing is easier than TCP? For example, the following webpage also says about UDP vulnerability. "Unlike TCP, UDP does ...
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What does the following UDP connection mean? [closed]

What does the following entry mean? Is that mean someone has connected to the server from this IP or somthing else? Nov 23 15:33:54 www-prod-2 snmpd[1573]: Connection from UDP: [66.151.147.194]:...
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TCP and UDP ports usually blocked [closed]

Which are TCP and UDP ports most likely to be blocked? I refer especially to the client edge of the network. To start I guess SMTP (25), SIP (5060) for TCP, Traceroute (33434) for UDP.
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UDP Port Forwarding Error: channel 2: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused

My situation is as follows: I have currently trying to have a program between two Hosts send UDP packets over a SSH Tunnel. There is also a host intermediate between the two hosts. Note Server01 ...
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Does STUN work on majority of NATs?

I've been largely ignoring STUN protocol as noise for a while, but I keep encountering it here and there, and I'm wondering of it's general usability. If I understand it right, STUN is only useful if ...
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iptables accept specific packet id

I want to allow only packets with a specific id (identification field), for example packets with id=3 are accepted and others dropped. And I want to do the same thing with the offset, so for example ...
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Any protocol used by TRACEROUTE ? ICMP or UDP [closed]

Any protocol used by TRACEROUTE : ICMP or UDP or IP ? Or use them all : Encapsulation ?
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difference between local port range & UDP sending port using dig on Debian nameserver resolver

When i go to my local port range on Debian 7, i can see that my ephemeral port range is: cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range 32768 61000 My /etc/sysctl.conf is empty. Normally that would ...
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How to prevent outgoing UDP flood

I've been googling for hours now but can't find a sure or helpful answer. I need to disable high-volume outgoing UDP from my server. I'm trying to configure APF because of the RAB functionality, but ...
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Windows Server 2012 - RDP over UDP not working

I have a Windows Server 2012 (not R2) machine, hosted within Hyper-V virtualization with RD Session Host & RD Gateway installed. It is used to run a desktop GIS application. The performance over ...
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Colasoft Packet Player with Loopback-Adapter - Cannot recieve UDP-Packages

I have some problems with Colasoft Packet Player. I am trying to send the UDP-Packages over a Loopback-Adapter (Windows 7, I want to send and receive them over the same computer) and to read them with ...
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UDP packets seen on interface level but not delivered to application on RedHat

I have a problem with receiving UDP traffic on a RHEL6 server. When capturing the traffic with tcpdump, the packets are visible (checksums are correct, the destination IP and MAC match the machine's ...
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SMB / CIFS / Samba Connectionless or Not whilst transfering files?

I have been researching this for a bit, but I have been getting conflicting answers, does samba, from my gatherings, SMB runs on ports TCP & UDP 137-139 & 445. But I have no idea therefore ...
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Firewall UDP Flood Dos/DDoS

Recently I have been suffering from what appears to be a UDP query flood attack. I am looking for a way to block the attack using a software firewall such as iptables, this should be possible, as ...