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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shell record UDP stream from a specific address

I'm trying to record an incoming UDP stream (stream the sense that it's a stream of consecutive datagrams). I tried netcat but unfortunately multiple sources send data on the same port address and nc ...
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how i can identify which process is making UDP traffic on linux?

my machine is continously making udp dns traffic request. what i need to know is the PID of the process generating this traffic. The normal way in TCP connection is to use netstat/lsof and get the ...
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Proxy Network setting for NTP servers in Ubuntu [on hold]

As debug check list on my host machine is configured to accept UDP packets on the NTP port 123. As I am working PROXY server and trinying to get connected through NTP, but everytime it was sysnced ...
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Solution to route/proxy SNMP Traps (or Netflow, generic UDP, etc) for network monitoring?

I'm implementing a network monitoring solution for a very large network (approximately 5000 network devices). We'd like to have all devices on our network send SNMP traps to a single box (technically ...
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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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lots of UDP_IN Blocked errors

Since I have reinstalled my OS, I'm getting lots of UDP_IN Blocked errors in my messages log. Can anyone kindly explain what the error say exactly and what I can do to get rid of this error. Aug 8 ...
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Limit UDP connections per IP iptables

I want to limit connections per IP for a specific UDP port. I got it working for TCP, but somehow it doesn't work on UDP. These are my rules: For TCP (working) iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --syn ...
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how to increase inter packet delay for multicast video packets

i have two embedded boards with Linux which stream (multicast) live video with 20Mbps rate. However when i connect both boards to a 100Mb switch ( 1G switch works fine) , video get's corrupted ...
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COD4 Linux game server doesn't send UDP packets as response to broadcast [migrated]

I am setting up a bunch of Game servers for a medium sized LAN tournament using CentOS 6 and the various Linux binaries used for the game servers. With COD4 the servers did not show up in the server ...
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How to measure UDP socket buffer loss on Windows Server 2008 R2?

Is there a way to view/measure UDP socket buffer loss on Windows Server 2008 R2? I've tried 'netstat -s' and looking at available perfmon counters, but nothing jumps out to me as a measure of socket ...
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Fast Ethernet UDP optimize receive buffers

I have a Linux computer which must receive streaming data from several devices (up to 30 or so) during long terms. This computer is connected to a Fast Ethernet local area network (100 Mbps) where ...
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Block large UDP transfers from my server [duplicate]

Sorry if this is a newb question, I'm getting into server management and have hit a problem that has me stumped. My debian hosted virtual server occasionally sends lots of data out on UDP to 'random' ...
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How does udp work when links en route have different speeds? [closed]

My understanding of UDP is that it is a best effort protocol. The data is simply sent and may or may not get there. If I am sending data from A to B using UDP over the Internet and the first link ...
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Multicast works only in promiscuous mode

I'm trying to receive MPEG-TS over UDP multicast transport in Arch Linux. So when I run ffprobe -i udp://@224.1.1.240:6000 it hangs forever with no result. Then I run tcpdump and it shows no ...
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How to setup routing for UDP in AWS instance

I'm new to AWS and I'm wondering if any one could provide a guild/link on how to go about setting up, what I'm guessing is VPC, so that I can send UDP packets to and from my instance via my public IP. ...
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Monitoring /proc/net/udp

I am interested in tracking changes in /proc/net/udp, particularly in the "drops" column. I want to know the the approximate time when a drop counter goes up. Also, if the socket gets destroyed, I ...
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RX errors when using jumbo packets

We have a device outputting high speed data over UDP connected directly to a processor (no switch). The processor is running CentOS 6.6. The connection is gigabit Ethernet. When we use packet sizes ...
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Why some iptables DNAT rules don't work until reboot?

My iptables DNAT rules don't work until reboot. If I reboot my server, all of the rules work. Desciption of the architecture : Tens of hosts (senders) send some UDP packets (one-way on a specific ...
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Load Balancing DNS Servers: UDP / TCP

I have been asked to rebuild our load balancing infrastructure in the data center. The original request was to load balance FTP servers. I tried doing that using the current load balancer (Piranha / ...
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How can I test Multicast UDP connectivity between two servers?

I have two servers on the same subnet. I have an application installed which uses multicast UDP to propagate events between the two servers and keep them in sync. This does not seem to be happening, ...
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Multicast and duplicate IP addresses

I've developed a Multicast UDP client/server application, which allows a user to remotely change the network configuration of devices belonging to the same multicast group. But what if a device was ...
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Piping device file over UDP with netcat

Hopefully this is the best Stack Exchange site for this - I think it's primarily a netcat question. I'm developing a custom data acquisition device. It can probably be best thought of as a fancy ...
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UDP reverse proxy on Linux [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server which hosts game servers, and is vulnerable to DDoS attacks. I want to get a DDoS-protected VPS to act as a reverse proxy for UDP. The dedicated server's IP address is ...
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Troubleshooting multicast on Ubuntu 14.04 server

I am troubleshooting an issue with multicast on an Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server. I have a simple client that subscribes to a multicast group and waits for data. The subscription is successful and shows ...
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Maximum size of empty UDP packet

I want to stuff data into a packet, but I want to make sure that the packet does not exceed 512 bytes, so I need to know what the initial size of a UDP packet is so I know how much data I can put into ...
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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 ...
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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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Clients phone provider claiming high latency over UDP, how do I test?

A client of our uses a hosted phone solution for his 50 agent call centre. They use a hosted dialer who make the out going calls, once the connection is made the call is passed to my clients user ...
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Does Ubuntu with Linux 3.5 having TX RX ring buffers or BQL

My linux uname -a command outputs: Linux Davinci001 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:13:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux So, does NICs with this Ubuntu machine is ...
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Is Linux limiting my application's UDP transfers, and how can I see it?

I am currently developping two applications to work over a custom video streaming "protocol". Basically: The server captures video frames from a webcam, slices them into parts, and sends these parts ...
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Plain UDP shows up as STUN in Wireshark

I am sending 4 bytes of data over UDP upon request from another program. Sometimes the frame's protocol is identified as STUN in Wireshark, but I have no clue why. A ruby prototype of the ...
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Is ARP Connection oriented or connectionless?

Is ARP Connection oriented or connectionless? It uses TCP, but does that consider it connection oriented?
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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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Block all incoming DNS requests EXCEPT from IPs x,y,

I want to block all incoming requests on my two DNS servers APART FROM certain IP addresses e.g. IP of 1.2.3.4 will be allowed to make requests but NOBODY else will. How do you do this with iptables? ...
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Redirect packet that matches a pattern?

How can I route an incoming udp packet with iptables that matches a pattern like: 53 41 4D 50 5B 79 95 DB 61 1E 69 from public interface (vmbr0) and port 7777 to 192.168.0.1:7777?
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Cannot query UDP services

I run a couple UDP services, one including Teamspeak 3. Unfortunately, I am unable to query either of these UDP services (I cannot connect to the Teamspeak 3 server) besides the TCP based stuff, ...
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tcpdump truncates to 1472 bytes useful data in UDP packets during the capture

I am writing an application which work with network. To perform some tests I need to reproduce the flow which I had a day before. But at the same time it is not allowed to stop the current working ...
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How to drop first udp packet from a source with iptables?

As a defense against distributed udp flood, I need to drop first udp packet from a source and accept other than first packet. Does iptables has capability of doing this? If yes, how?
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Would UDP over VPN eliminate packet loss?

I am receiving a MPTS UDP stream from a remote location and I am experiencing packet loss. I would like to know if there's any way to eliminate this packet loss while still using the UDP protocol? I ...
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Linux: Reduce UDP Packets Error

I'm facing UDP packet receive errors (under Linux 'netstat -su' command). I have 10 x UDP processes running on Machine-A (RHEL 5.2) and each of them send 290-byte packet at 50 times per second to ...
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UDP multicast stream on win server 2k8 R2

so i have 3 mega PCs with win 2k8 installed on them having: 1st) 1 internal NIC and 1 external 2nd) 2 internal NIC and 2 external 3rd) 2 internal NIC and 4 external same stream put on any NIC on 1st ...
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TCP/UDP Small Package Size optimization [closed]

I currently have the problem, that when a LOT of RTP streams (>800) go to one server the max. speed is onlynabout 70-80 Mbit (on a Gigabit LAN - all Hardware components are Gigabit components) 130 ...
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How can I log and maybe even block IPs that send lots of incoming UDP traffic?

we run a voice / teamspeak server which receives legitmate traffic on port 9987 from many ips. Sometimes we get DDoSed. So people use single Servers and send 1-3 Gbits of UDP Floods to that port. This ...
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UDP Proxy with cloned packets

Having UDP messages sent from dynamic public IP periodically to public IP X:20000. Need a proxy that listens in IP X:20000, then forwards duplicate/clone packets to X:20001 and a different machine ...
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NAGIOS host availability test for host that can't be PINGed, won't talk to me, but can be traceroute'd

Part of my network estate has a fairly important dependency on a host whose availability is difficult to check. I have a number of hosts behind it, and my NAGIOS VPS provider occasionally has routing ...
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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 turn a UDP feed on and off?

I have a linux application that is sending a stream of UDP packets to a particular ip and port. I need a way of suppressing this packet stream so the packets never reach the network, with the ability ...
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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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Bonding connection or other techniques to improve UDP delivery

I have several VOIP servers linked by heavily loaded connections, and the voice quality gets pretty spotty at times. I have setup QoS to ensure upstream bandwidth is allocated favorably for VOIP, ...
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Linux Kernel not passing through multicast UDP packets

Recently I've set up a new Ubuntu Server 10.04 and noticed my UDP server is no longer able to see any multicast data sent to the interface, even after joining the multicast group. I've got the exact ...