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Questions tagged [socket]

A socket is an abstract network construct with a sending and receiving side. In most modern operating systems (OS) there are device representations, and programming tools to address sockets.

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Sharing unix socket via docker volume - permission denied

I try to share my php5-fpm socket via a volume with my nginx webserver. Fpm and nginx are running in different containers and I want to get them working via a shared volume where I place the socket ...
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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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Nginx websocket 502 bad gateway

I'm trying to use nginx as proxy for websocket nodejs server, but I'm always getting 502 bad gateway. my domain config: upstream server { server 127.0.0.1:8090; } server { listen 8085; ...
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WebSocket Connection closed before receiving a handshake response

Due to WebSocket connections I am facing issue and due to this other response to stop receiving. I have configured BIMServer to response back to my application and render 3D view loading individual ...
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How to check if a process is non-blocking in linux without using a stack tracer?

A multi-cpu server is running several processes. One process has a thread that should always be in a spinning state, using 100% of the CPU it's been assigned. My current method (besides asking the ...
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Servicing ws:// in Node.js via Tomcat and Apache

I've Googled various combinations of keywords but I cannot find a suitable description of what to do to get this to work. Currently, I have a web site running Apache 2 with everything except ports 80 ...
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Cannot get Web Sockets to work with virtual IP redirection

I can't get Web Sockets to work on my site when I access it via its virtual IP. If I use it's real (intranet) IP, everything works perfectly. If I use the virtual IP, I get this on Google Chrome ...
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Uwsgi and flask with unix socket instead of URL

I was trying to find out the difference between a socket as a unix file and a socket that is a ip and port. If I switch something like uwsgi to use a file instead of a port and ip, how do I then ...
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Uwsgi - Socket file or URL

I was installing UWSGI and it looks like for the socket I can specify either a URL and port or instead I can specify a socket location file. I was wondering if anyone can tell me what the difference ...
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How to deploy a WebSocket application without downtime?

Deploying HTTP applications without downtime isn't that hard: HTTP is stateless, so with a load balancer in front of 2 HTTP applications solves the problem. If both applications use a common backend ...
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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Use stunnel for Socket.io SSL support

I am trying to add SSL support to my node.js app, while connecting via socket.io. The traffic to socket.io is going to port 80. I would like stunnel to grab encrypted traffic from port 443, unencrypt ...
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Why would a client send a RST packet as reply to a SYN,ACK?

I have a HTTP webservice where sometimes the connection setup fails in a strange way: client sends a SYN packet server sends a SYN,ACK reply client responds with RST In which situations could a ...
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Running a websocket server and a http server on the same server

I am using nginx to to serve an instance of PHP application, and also at the same time running a Ratchet app to listen to a websocket connection. Problem is, both of these instance are using the same ...
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TCP client and server work for X times but hang after that

I'm a software engineer, but I think my problem needs a network engineer... For the software side of things, have a look at my Stack Overflow question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21641219/...
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Why is there a socket interface on the host and a character device interface on the guest for virtio-serial?

I am trying to establish a communication channel between the host and one of its guest virtual machine using kvm as a hypervisor. For this, I am using virtio-serial. To create the virtual machine, I ...
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F5 Big-IP and WSS WebSockets

We have a F5 Big-IP load balancer that handles the SSL, so the servers behind it get HTTPS rather than HTTP (SSL off loading). I don't have version handy, but in the login page I can see "Copyright ...
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timing issue after route add/delete (route not used)

I have an application that is running a raw IP socket, destination of this socket is governed by routes installed via the 'ip route add' command. These routes can change during the lifetime of a ...
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Does the IIS 7.5 has any anti-dos or anti-flood mechanism built in and enabled by default?

Inside my windows 2008 R2 I am running a secure websocket server (XSockets.NET). When there are too many connections to the server, the server just stops responding at all. The developers claim, that ...
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How to open a port below 1024 in Cent OS for socket.io?

I'm trying to open port 843 in my Cent OS 5.2, I added following line to etc\sysconfig\iptables : -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 843 -j ACCEPT and then updated my iptables service. I need to listen to that ...
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nginx proxying websockets, must be missing something

I have a basic chat app written in node.js using express and socket.io; it works fine when connecting directly to node on port 3000 But doesn't work when I try to use nginx v1.4.2 as a proxy. I ...
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How can we configure the Bitnami Joomla stack to open a socket on startup?

I have deployed the Bitnami Ubuntu Joomla! 3.1.5-2 (64-bit) stack on Amazon Cloud: http://bitnami.com/stack/joomla/cloud/amazon By default, the stack is configured to run PHP using PHP-FPM. I have no ...
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php-fpm + persistent sockets = 502 bad gateway

Put on your reading glasses - this will be a long-ish one. First, what I'm doing. I'm building a web-app interface for some particularly slow tcp devices. Opening a socket to them takes 200ms and an ...
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Apache2 mod_proxy_fcgi closes a connection after each request

I set up mod_proxy_fcgi do go with apache and php-fpm. If I read the FCGI spec correctly, the typical flow for the communication between a server is to keep the connections between the web server and ...
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Can't connect to MySQL using 'localhost' but using '127.0.0.1' it's ok?

My /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts ::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback fe00::0 ip6-localnet ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix ...
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nginx node.js & socket.io 504 timeout

Nginx config server { listen *:80; server_name live.domain.com; server_tokens off; charset utf-8; error_log /var/log/nginx/live-error.log info; ...
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Do keepalives to socket connections exist?

Pre briefing: Although my question is broad on purpose, I am dealing with nginx connecting to php-fpm (fcgi), which is served via a local socket (/tmp/somesocket.socket). Nginx has a setting to ...
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Issue with Dovecot connection staying alive : memory or configuration issue?

I had a similar question posted a while ago, and I Thought it fixed my issue, but that was unfortunately not the case. I have a benchmark application which connects about 500 users to a Dovecot 2.2.5 ...
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On Linux, is there a configurable socket timeout between kernel and user space?

I'm currently fighting with some crappy piece of (custom) server software which doesn't accept its connections properly (written in Java by a PHP programmer who never before touched sockets let alone ...
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Nginx proxying websockets, connections not closed

I'm confused about where the problem is located, but basically I have nginx proxying websocket connections to a backend ruby thin server, which services the connections with the websocket-rails module ...
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Allow socket connection in Solaris

I have 2 solaris machines and I have an application that opens a socket via port 8556, but for some reason the connection keeps getting refused. When I run a netstat command on the second server (...
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WebSocket not Working on Apache Tomcat 7 on AWS ElasticBeanstalk

I just set up me web app on top of ElasticBeanstalk. Everything seemed to work fine, until I discovered that my instance couldn't use WebSocket, every time I tried to connect internal server error ...
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Python cant connect to local MySQL server through socket [closed]

I have a python script which is designed to add things to a MYSQL database. The error I get is this: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock I've checked the ...
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Don't manage to set up iptables rules for client/server socket exchange on localhost

I am a client/server-IPC-iptables near-newbbie. I have made my homeworks deeply during one year and thought this should work : # cat /root/firewall/iptable | nocomment iptables -F iptables -F -t nat ...
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How do I map a socket port between the guest and the host on Parallels? [closed]

I am trying to analyse some client server applications on Mac and Windows and I would like to configure Parallels so it will map a set of ports between the guest and the host. This would allow me to ...
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Apache Proxy Pass and Web Sockets

I'm using Apache with the mod_proxy module to reverse proxy my Node.js application through to port 80, so that we can access it as an internal application. I have a file in sites-enabled which ...
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what is a 4 socket server? What is “socket” in this context? [closed]

I see that the IBM System x3750 M4 is a "4-socket" server. What does that mean? Does that mean that the server has 4 network ports? What is a "socket" in this context?
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Apache server : Reverse proxy and websockets via mod_proxy_wstunnel

I have a little problem with the web sockets and my reverse proxy apache, i have upgraded in latest release 2.4.5 and loaded the module mod_proxy_wstunnel. The httpd.conf : <VirtualHost *:80&...
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not able to copy socket/inode file

I having the file called 'live' in ubuntu, this is the socket/inode type file. This file has the permission as srw-rw-r-- live I want to create the copy of the file. I not able to copy it using cp ...
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Unix socket connection limit

This may appear like an already discussed/answered question. But I am specifically looking for info which I couldn't find anywhere answered clearly. I have an Nginx + php-fpm setup which uses unix ...
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Sniff UNIX domain socket

I know that some process is writing to a certain unix domain socket (/var/run/asterisk/asterisk.ctl), but I do not known the pid of the sender. How can I find out who is writing to the socket? I have ...
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How to expose a UNIX domain socket directly over TCP

I'd like to have a UNIX domain socket, say /var/program/program.cmd for example, exposed via TCP, lets say on port 12345. I'd also like this to be running full time in the background. What's the best ...
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What happens, if the server runs out of ports?

If the client joins to a server, then there is a local port, and a remote port in each connection. What happens, if more than 65535 client tries to join to my server?
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high traffic websocket/haproxy tuning

i have a pubsub application (mostly chat but some other goodies being pub-ed and sub-ed too) running on node & socket.io. i'm load testing this app by spinning up some other, real large, boxes ...
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Configuring Nginx reverse proxy with SSL and websocket

I'm running a web app that is using websockets and have nginx as a reverse proxy for that and that works fine. I've also been able to get SSL to work without the socket. Now we're nearing the official ...
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I want to install pysockect or any other websocket in centOs 64 bits

I have get a tutorial to install pywebsocket in linux. http://www.travisglines.com/web-coding/how-to-set-up-apache-to-serve-html5-websocket-applications-with-pywebsocket But I am using centOs for my ...
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How does server handle multiple clients on the same port? Multiple sockets or multiple ports? [closed]

I have a misundertanding about some networking theory and because I couldn't find a definitive answer online (most resourceas are theory and theory etc without concise examples) I'm asking here. ...
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how to measure MB/sec on specific socket

We have a web tier where once in a while a web node will slam our data nodes(plural) and if we could see the MB/second coming into that machine on all sockets or on individual sockets, we could ...
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Socket based byte counts

I see a lot of tools to get the RX and TX byte counts for transmission on interfaces, is there any tool/program that I can use to get a total transmitted byte count for a single specified socket? I'm ...
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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 ...