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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Are DNS server responses categorized as “ESTABLISHED” by iptables? If so, why? [duplicate]

CentOS 5.x I'm trying to confirm which specific rule in my iptables config is allowing return UDP traffic from my DNS server. I THINK, it's this one: -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state ...
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Set udp packet size limit

I have a CentOS server with a JAVA application that receive UDP data packets, it works all OK until the packet is bigger than 584 bytes, I read something about and seems to be a limit of UDP protocol. ...
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Firewall rejecting UDP “connections”?

I have a server that is aggregating logs from various other servers. It mostly works great, however from time-to-time (right after a reboot, but not all reboots) it will decide that various UDP "...
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tcpreplay throughput on eth0 well below (iperf confirmed) max

I'm trying to replay captured UDP multicast packets at a rate of a couple of hundreds of Mbps, but it maxes out at about 86 Mbps. (For some strange reason, at other times during the day it ...
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How to see log of apps taking specific port over period of time on Windows?

How can I see for specific time period, which app had bound some specific port in Windows? I am auto-starting my app with windows and I am bounding port 1200 as UDP packet receiver, but sometimes my ...
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mosh-like port forwarding

This is on linux, connecting to linux servers: I love mosh, but it doesn't support port forwarding, and likely won't for a while since it's been almost a year now and it hasn't happened yet. port ...
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UDP bandwidth calculation based on packet size, request rate and latency [closed]

I need to estimate the bandwidth for a measurement application to be written that uses UDP. I have a good sense of the numbers but am not sure how to put them together. I checked a few throughput ...
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Debian 7.4 drops UDP traffic randomly

I'm running Debian 7.4, KVM VPS with the latest updates. I'm getting UDP ports randomly closed for 2-10 minutes for no reason. I'm running gaming servers and the port tester shows the ports are closed....
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Is OpenVPN UDP vulnerable to heartbleed?

Is OpenVPN UDP vulnerable to heartbleed? I need to decide if I'm going to rebuild some servers, but they are very carefully firewalled; 1194/TCP is one of the firewalled ports (yay whitelist!). ...
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How does an Access Point handle broadcast packets from the wired side?

I have an Cisco AP 1242AG autonomous AP connected to L2 switches. Let's say I have 100 wired devices each sending 2 broadcast UDP packets per second. Obviously these packets will reach the Access ...
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How to handle an abuse complaint? [closed]

I have just received an abuse complaint from my hosting service: [2014-04-04 03:30:23 CET] [Timestamp:1396575024] [11717182.634230] Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= SRC=My IP DST=128....
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Does Azure support UDP Broadcast?

I am aware that Azure supports UDP, but does it support UDP broadcast? I am wanting to use the Jenkins Swarm plugin, which requires UDP broadcast for new slaves to join the master.
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forward snmptraps with snmptrapd to second host

I have a setup with snmptrapd listening on udp:162 to receive snmp traps. They are then processed on this host with snmptt. I am now in the need that I need to forward those traps additionally to ...
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What is the maximum number of characters in a service name?

In TCP/IP, a service name (like http or smtp) is an alias name for the port number. What is the maximum number of characters that can be used in a service name?
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rsyslog udp forwarding truncates at 2048 characters

Rsyslog on a RHEL 6 server is receiving messages locally on port 514 UDP. These messages are sometimes much larger than normal syslog message sizes. I am seeing rsyslog handle all of the messages ...
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Suspect UDP traffic on lo interface

I'm monitoring the lo interface with iptraf and am getting a lot of movement in the following form: UDP (268 bytes) from 127.0.0.1:49254 to 127.0.0.1:49254 on lo This message appears on average ...
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Reverse proxy for mixed tcp, udp, and http services

I'm building an architecture that will be hosting various services which individually maybe listening on a variable number of ports that could be mixed protocols. I want to map these services to ...
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UDP port appears to be in use but is not shown in netstat or TCPView

I've encountered some strange behavior I don't understand. I'm installing software on a Windows 2003 Server. This software needs to bind to a specific UDP port an all TCP addresses in order to listen ...
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How can I determine if my VPN is passing through UDP traffic?

I have an client application that is unable to connect with it's server counterpart over a VPN connection. Server is Windows SBS 2011, client is Windows 7 64bit Enterprise. Using Windows VPN client. ...
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UDP Overflow / UDP Drops on Standby Postgres Service

I am stumped trying to prevent an overflowing UDP buffer on a standby Postgres service. Any help would be most appreciated. Essentially a UDP buffer associated with the pg_standby process on my ...
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amazon ec2 does not seem to accept udp data

Am using ffmpeg to receive data on udp protocol on Amazon ec2 e.g. #> ffmpeg -i udp://0.0.0.0:2013 -f flv http://0.0.0.0:8090/live.ffm but there does not seem to be any packets received. for ...
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OpenVPN client opens a random UDP port?

We are noticing this on a number of our openvpn clients: [root@box ~]# netstat -tulpn | grep openvpn udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:53950 0.0.0.0:* 1562/...
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UDP maximum segment size

Environment: I am writing a UDP client-server application. the path MTU between client and server is 1500 bytes (with only a wireless link between them, so this value is pretty much stable). My system ...
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How to forward UDP and TCP traffic from one IP to another

I have a server with two LAN cards installed. I have one server in U.S and one in India. I have created a GRE tunnel to route all traffic from the U.S Server to my Indian Server. My traffic has UDP,...
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Loadbalance UDP traffic with session affinity and way to take servers in & out of rotation [closed]

What is the best way to go about load balancing UDP traffic among a whole bunch of servers, while keeping session affinity based on the users' IP? I need to also be able to take servers in and out of ...
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How do I add a broadcast IP to the loopback interface under os/x using ifconfig when my machine has no network? [duplicate]

I'm new to advanced network administration and I would like to do some testing with UDP broadcasting, so I need a broadcast address on my loopback interface. The machine is offline, in other words, ...
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What is the equivalent of 127.255.255.255 for OS/X machines so I can test broadcast udp packets without a network? [duplicate]

I am trying to test my program that makes use of broadcast UDP (not multicast!). In Linux, I can use the 127.255.255.255:64651 address and everything works beautifully, in other words, I send a packet ...
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UDP packet loss on Netgear GS110TP

I'm trying to flow data via UDP on two ports of a Netgear GS110TP switch, running the latest available firmware (5.4.2.9). However, I'm experiencing a small amount of packet loss, something like 0.2%....
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Load Balancing UDP traffic transparently [closed]

Are there any products (preferably open source) that can load balance UDP packets transparently? We need to scale our syslog servers and require the original source IP be kept intact. Alternatively ...
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OpenVPN Error : TLS Error: local/remote TLS keys are out of sync: [AF_INET]

Fist off thanks for reading this, I appreciate any and all suggestions. I am having some serious problems reconnecting to my OpenVPN client using Riseup.net's VPN. I have spent a few days banging my ...
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DNS over TCP not udp [closed]

A Network problem with ISP caused all UDP traffic to cease, but DNS still working though I think it is malfunctioning. How to prove for sure using software that my current DNS queries are resolved ...
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Internal IP leaked to the public network [closed]

I am a programmer and I have made a production server that resides on public IP and listens for UDP packets. The purpose of this server is to collect UDP packets from a huge sensor network. And also ...
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Can TCP and UDP packets be split into pieces?

Can TCP packets arrive to receiver by pieces? For example, if I send 20 bytes using TCP protocol, can I be 100% sure that I will receive exactly 20 bytes at once, not 10 bytes then another 10 bytes ...
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Why is qemu issuing a DHCP discover after it receives a DHCP offer

I'm having some trouble seting up network on qemu. I'm trying the easy option (user). The qemu command I run is this: ./qemu-xilinx/arm-softmmu/qemu-system-arm \ -M xilinx-zynq-a9 -m 1024 -...
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Cat a file(raw) to UDP at specific bitrate

I'm looking for a way to transfer a file over UDP at an specific bitrate. I can use netcat for example like this: cat file | nc -u 192.168.x.x 5000 And I use a custom application to listen at port ...
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Symmetric NAT and UDP Hole Punching

I've read this question, but the explanation of Symmetric NAT wasn't detailed enough. Please could someone help me to understand the following paragraphs? I read this about Symmetric NAT: Each ...
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NAT UDP port switching? [closed]

I've read about the Quake 3 networking code that they had to deal with a situation where some older NATs would randomly switch client ports. How common is this issue these days? Is it worth handling ...
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Can heavy UDP traffic create network congestion?

I have three IP addresses using the same gateway. Two of them are configured as a cluster with multicast address setup. If there is a heavy UDP traffic between those two, can that affect the network ...
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unicast traffic on windows server

I have three servers with IP addresses (10.15.23.23, 10.15.23.24, 10.15.23.25). Server 1 and Server 2 have Tomcat installed and are configured as a cluster listening on a multicast IP address (237.24....
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In need of a SNMP repeater

I have a monitoring system that has primary/failover nodes for just about every aspect. I have configured anything that is able for multiple SNMP trap destinations, but I do have a number of devices ...
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Users can't send mail message - mx record for site getting Truncated, retrying in TCP mode

System setup: Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 9), Postfix mail server I have a user who is trying to send an e-mail. E-Mail on this server has been working for years ...
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Minimal size of TCP communication

I am sending small amounts of data (up to 100 bytes) every 10 minutes from devices to TCP server. In my case overhead seems to be huge (we pay for each byte). I found that I have at least 7-10 packets ...
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LAN has two entry points - how to manage traffic

I asked this question yesterday when I (seemingly) couldn't get traffic across my router. I've spent a lot of time since then with packet capturing, the ASA 5505 cli/ASDM and wireshark. I've ...
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How to host a TCP / UDP service on the Internet which is currently running on my local machine? [closed]

I have created a TCP server and it's currently hosted on my local machine, but I want to host it on Internet like we host websites. Is there any company which provides this service? And what's the ...
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UDP sends 6 additional packets in Wireshark

I am sending UDP packets using ttcp to another machine which is connected via a Cisco router. However, when I analyze the packets sent in Wireshark, there is a UDP packet sent before the payload ...
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Reduce firewall rules by half - one iptables rule for tcp and udp

I have a number of iptables rules on my firewall that look like this: iptables -A zone_lan_forward -p tcp -d 1.2.3.0/24 -j ACCEPT iptables -A zone_lan_forward -p udp -d 1.2.3.0/24 -j ACCEPT Is ...
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How to force use of tcp instead of udp for rpcbind?

I'm trying to use tcp/111 for rpcbind under Debian Wheezy instead of udp/111. The portmap in Squeeze uses tcp/111 without any special configuration, but Wheezy fails. Even numerous sites (as well as ...
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TCP vs UDP Error-Checking

I've bounced upon two articles that describe in-depth on how TCP and UDP connections work. However there is some kind of inconsistency. Where one article tells me that UDP does no Error-Checking at ...
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Per-packet round-robin load balancing for UDP

I need to load-balance UDP traffic between a number of "realservers" and do it in a truly round-robin fashion. I've started with keepalived, but unexpectedly discovered, that LVS treats UDP traffic as ...
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Traceroute, ICMP, UDP and TCP

When does traceroute use TCP? Or does it just use UDP, also why does Traceroute use UDP on MacX and ICMP on windows? I thought ICMP just contains a message saying what caused the error of a packet and ...