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Set up openvpn in p2p mode but with rendezvous server

Is it possible to set up openvpn so that clients will communicate each other in p2p mode, so data will not flow through server? Server will only act as rendezvous. I want to reduce server load. ...
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How would I dynamically add servers to a load balancer?

This is a tough question to phrase in the limited space for the title, but I'll try my best to explain myself. I want the users of my website to be able to run the servers themselves. Those servers ...
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Connecting two nodes, dynamic tcp connections tunneling through a central server

Conceptual system in my mind of what i'm looking for: Given two hosts (can be pcs) ! Both can be on dynamic network (dynamic ip)! Both connect to the same central server to find each other! (in my ...
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Is it feasible for a mobile app like a peer to peer torrent app to discover peers via Internet, not just direct Wifi? [closed]

If I create an app that will be installed on different devices (Windows, Android, Apple). Different devices will be connected to Internet via different ISPs. Mostly devices will have changing dynamic ...
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how can torrent be p2p and without needing to open ports? [closed]

I've been using torrent for years now and I am planning to write a simple golang program to manage p2p connections... But since I see everywhere that for a p2p program to work, one must specify an ...
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iptables - perfect forwarding of port range to single port - p2p NAT traversal - how to keep the source UDP port untouched on the server?

To all the iptables gurus out there: I'm doing a little research on the viability of doing UDP hole punching to achieve NAT traversal in my network - I'm trying to figure out which UDP ports EXACTLY ...
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Reasons for ethernet interface to stop responding for ~30 seconds, then acknowledging all received packages?

First question! Hi! Running on Ubuntu 16.04. Hardware info: lspci | awk '/[Nn]et/ {print $1}' | xargs -i% lspci -ks % 00:1f.6 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V ...
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Using AlwasyOn Failover Cluster Instance in conjunction of Peer to Peer Transactional Replicaiton

We are deploying two physical sites each with writable/readable access to its local SQL server. Each site has site redundancy and also cross site synchronization is required. My thought is to use the ...
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Create a public Windows 10 P2P update cache?

I work for a PK-12 public school district in the USA, in a very rural area with a large number of low-income families, and where many rural families only have 0.5 to 1.5 megabit DSL. In some cases ...
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Interface combinations implementation without firmware update wireless linux networking

I am working with the Qualcomm WiGig (60GHz) chipsets supported by the Linux networking wil6210 driver. I use Linux kernel 4.12. In my use case, I would like to use concurrent usage of the WiGig ...
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Probable network issue despite healthy ping stat?

We faced a problem with a windows network where we suspect it to be a network issue although the ping works fine. System Overview: The Windows network is accessed from multiple sites connected ...
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How can I identify applications or processes using thunder protocol in the network

For the last one week we have been having performance issues with our internet connection. The only thing that i know of that has changed with in this period is that I have upgraded several desktop OS ...
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What is the best way to divert an IP address between two remote locations?

I would like to ask the community thoughts on the following. I have two data centers, one up 'Norf, and one down South Both are isolated in terms of network, but both have public IPs on a dedicated ...
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Peer to peer communication in complicated multi-subnets LAN

We are developing a P2P application and stucked at the part of making communication between 2 peers which are in same local LAN but 2 different subnets. We know that there are a lot of cases that 2 ...
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2 IP cameras with same configuration but different behaviour

I have a Vodafone Station router, and 2 IP cameras connected to it through an Ethernet cable. Both have the same configuration. Both DHCP enabled, one has IP 192.168.1.10 with port 81 and the other ...
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Connecting P2P over NAT?

I started to explore the option of connecting with other using a p2p connection, so I coded a simple socket program in JAVA for android devices in which the user in which the users can share simple ...
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Are there any Distributed/mesh-like/P2P VPNs?

I have my personal VPN, connecting several devices so they can have fixed IP addresses on an always-reachable network (as long as they are connected to the Internet). This is necessary for me, since ...
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How to connect to P2P clients behind a router?

Apologies if this question has been asked before, but I don't think any of the ones I've found are asking quite the same thing. I'm designing a simple P2P protocol whereby a known server provides ...
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Can I use an external IP to make 2 internal IP's establish a TCP/UDP connection? [closed]

As I understood, in order to make a connection to an internal IP (behind NAT), the computer behind the internal IP have to send the request first before the other side will be able to answer it, So if ...
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peer to peer disk image transmission

Installing linux/windows through pxe works smoothly for me. But downloading images(especially windows) is a headache. Let alone the time, bandwith usage is horrible. And p2p tech comes to my mind. ...
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Point to Point Connection Between Two Hosts

I am trying to set up a point to point connection between two Linux host machines. I've connected both of them with crossover cable, but they can't ping each other. Here are the configurations for ...
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How p2p softwares(skype, torrent ..) work when Firewall doesn't accept incoming connections? [closed]

there's no policy from internet to local network in Juniper firewall, but softwares like skype an torrent work without any problem. without any incoming policy how do these programs work ?
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Nat Traversal, peers unable to communicate

I'm currently working on a project that requires NAT traversal but I seem to be running into difficulty. I have the following setup running for testing: R1, Verizon Fios router connected to the ...
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Fiber Channel Loop vs Point to Point

So, I'm playing with a couple of QLogic QLA2340s connected directly together. I've got options here to either have them act as a loop, or in point to point mode. What's the difference if I'm only ...
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TFS over Virtual Private Network (VPN) over P2P

[Note: I know this is a sloppy shot! I just want to cure my understanding about the P2P mesh.] Goal: I need to make my partner access the Team Foundation Server running on my local LAN, via the ...
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How to - UDP NAT traversal using BSD sockets

I have been reading the NAT traversal requiring the use of an external STUN server. There are few public STUN servers but I do not know how to use them to find out my public IP that can be used by the ...
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How to block torrents using ADSL modem? [closed]

I'm looking for a solution for a small office.
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Multicast IP Addresses

I posted this on StackOverflow and was told it might be more appropriate here. I'm having trouble understanding how multicast addresses work. First off, is it true that if I have N clients or peers ...
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iptables to throttle/slow down P2P

Is it possible to slow down/throttle P2P traffic using iptables. I am running IPtables on a Linux box which is a gateway to the intranet. Blocking P2P altogether seems to be rather difficult. So I ...
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Blocking HTTPS and P2P Traffic

I have a Debian server running at the gateway level on a LAN. This runs squid for creating block lists of websites - for eg. blocking social networking on the LAN. Also uses iptables. I am able to do ...
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How does Opera Unite setup a web server without port forwarding?

Opera Unite installs a web server on the user's computer and allows it to be accessible with end-to-end connectivity to the client - without port forwarding in the case of those behind routers. From ...
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Cloud like P2P setup

Why hasn't someone created a cloud setup, multiple computers acting like one, like p2p? Where one computer listens to multiple others in a collective then if one goes down is not a problem; it just ...
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Setup a secure Peer to Peer connection over WIFI?

In my company we sometimes setup PC in hard to reach places. These PCs have WIFI USB dongles, and I want to control them from my laptop using VNC. How do I setup a secure P2P connection over WIFI? ...
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Ports that are always open? How does softwares like bittorrent manage to communicate even without port forwarding?

How come bittorrent clients manage to communicate to servers and other peers even if the user has not configured port forwarding on their routers? Of course the speed will be reduced compared to ...
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Distinguishing between types of P2P traffic on a Packet Shaper

I attend and work at a university where we have a packet shaper (an old Packeteer -- 3-ish years old or so) which relegates P2P traffic to the lowest priority in the queue in order to prevent P2P ...
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How to block bittorrent but allow web surfing using ISA Server?

Given a public WiFi hotspot behind an ISA Sever and a single Internet address, which rules or content filters would be useful to achieve this configuration? Allow anonymous users to surf the web, ...
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Has anyone got Hamachi 2 working on EC2 Windows instances?

I have it running and can see the EC2 instance with a direct tunnel. However, I can't ping the EC2 instance nor can I browse the shared folders. I am sure of the following: - File sharing service is ...
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Setup MSSQL replication with peer to peer topology: problem setting up Conflict Detection

I'm setting up a SQL Replication strategy, using MSSQL2008 with peer-to-peer publications (2 servers, each one subscribes to the other). I followed this HOWTO from MSDN, and the setup seems to be ...
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Block p2p downloading in my office?

Well, I'm not sure how ethical this is, but I already posted this question to superuser and a poster suggested I move it over here. Very sorry if I'm breaking anybody's heart. Anyway, here's the ...
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Video conferencing and screensharing options for Windows [closed]

We are in need of conferencing solution for our Windows network. Due to security restrictions, the traffic all needs to stay within our LAN. The conferences would all be small and a peer-to-peer ...
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Are there any Thin Client software's for WinXP that block P2P and torrent? Except server-side installation

I want to block p2p and torrent connection without any firewall or server-side software installation. Most of all it is FREE. Thanks.
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VOIP and IM communication without a server

Typical enterprise VOIP solutions like MS Comm Server require a server computer to handle communications. Is there any program that can do it Peer-2-Peer (P2P) without a server, and directly call and ...
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Distributed VPN over Unreliable Networks

These two seem to be the closest to what I want: http://www.ntop.org/n2n/ OpenVPN with Quagga (OSPF) I will have servers behind routers/firewalls not in my control. Many may be ADSL or other budget ...
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SOHO - throttle bittorrent traffic from problem users

I manage the network in a small office (SW dev is my "real job"), and there are a couple of users who beat the hell out of our internet connection by running bittorrent. Between the almost crippling ...
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