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Questions tagged [udp]

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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Test local DNS server on Mac OS X [on hold]

I have a local developed DNS server running on my Mac OS X on port 60053. How can I test a query for domain my-test.com on UDP 60053 locally? I've tried: host -t a my-test.com 127.0.0.1:60053 But ...
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IPVS (keepalived) doesn't balance UDP connections

I have two load balancer with Debian 8 and three Graylog server with Debian 9. Every server in my network sends logs via rsyslog to a virtual server configured on the LB. The connection is UDP. The ...
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Reserving bandwidth in order to reduze packet loss rate

Consider a network, in which one Client is sending UDP packets to a remote server and another Client is uploading a file via FTP to a different remote server. These packets are forwarded to the same ...
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Forwarded packets are visible by tcpdump but not received by application

I have 3 machines: A 10.8.0.8/24 B 10.8.0.13/24 10.248.0.34/23 C 10.8.0.40/24 10.248.0.12/23 On A I add a route from A to C using: ip route add 10.248.0.12 via 10.8.0.13. Then I test the ...
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Google compute engine UDP service only accessible from external IPs

I have a small and simple UDP server that's been working in several hosting places for years. I just created a new vm in the google cloud, a Compute Engine, with linux. Default settings for a small ...
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What happens when UDP and TCP are sharing a link?

The question that I have is about TCP fairness: Say one Host ist transmitting data via UDP, while a second Host is transmitting data via TCP. Both of these Hosts use the same Ethernet connection. ...
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Packet Loss Analysis of a UDP upload in dependence of shared link capacity

I consider two hosts: Host1 is sending UDP packets (between 1000 and 1500 Bytes) to Host2 and at the same time Host2 is sending UDP packets (also between 1000 and 1500 Bytes) to Host1. The ...
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UDP. Sending speed is limited by the minimal Ethernet adapter configuration

I have 1Gbit Ethernet adapter on my computer. And I have the other computer with Ethernet adapter 100Mbit. The both in one LAN and connected through the 1Gbit switch. 1 Test: I try to send from my ...
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Windows Network Load Balancing Duplicates UDP Packages?

Background I have two Windows Server 2012R2 VMs (each with one NIC) listening on port 514 for Syslog UDP messages, which process and then persist the messages to a database. I tried setting up ...
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How do I obtain requests per second and latency per request for a UDP Request

I have an HTTP Api Server that is querying a UDP Server. I used wrk to test the requests per second for the HTTP Api Server and now I want to test the UDP Server requests per second and latency per ...
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Multiple IP addresses on a single NIC receiving UDP from different subnets

Sorry if I'm not using the right language for all this, I'm a software developer not a server/network administrator! I've got a Windows machine with a single NIC with multiple IP addresses configured....
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Install Basic UDP Server on Ubuntu

I'm doing some code testing and one aspect is I need an active UDP Server. I've tried looking online how to install one and haven't had much luck. My only requirement is a UDP Server which I can ...
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Openvpn - TLS on udp failed handshake

I have openvpn on ubuntu 16.04 to accept connections on tcp 443, but when I setup a second config with port 1194 udp, it's giving me: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (...
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Are DNS queries encrypted?

I wonder if DNS queries are encrypted. If so, can you briefly explain the process as I suppose for an encryption to take place, there should at least be a minimum common ground between two parties (...
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How does UDP sockets know which source address to respond to?

I have understood that UDP sockets are fully identified by destination IP and destination port. The IPs are in the IP datagram´s header yes, but when the datagram arrive at its destination, only the ...
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UDP sendto fails when using specific routing tables

I've got a system with multiple interfaces. I've isolated all of those interfaces from each other using a few sysctl options and routing tables and rules. Each interface has its own routing table ...
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OpenVPN slow over UDP

I am trying to create a site-to-site connection using OpenVPN. The setup in general is operative: I can reach all servers from every node in each network. The bandwidth within networks is high (>1Gbps)...
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Is a DDoS possible if the port being attacked is closed?

Let's assume a hypothetical situation in which port 50000 of a machine was being bombarded with UDP packets. However, port 50000 on said machine isn't actually open (i.e. the machine is not listening ...
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Iperf2 capture received promiscous mode traffic Not Multicast

I want to capture all traffic in my Iperf server that I listen for promiscously, even if I am not the intended IP. I know you can do this with Multicast addresses, but I do not want to follow that ...
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Netsh event tracing packet capture shows packets; application not getting them

I have many similar Windows 10 machines running a similar set of applications. A number of applications are multicast UDP listeners. They each have massive socket buffers (they could hold 10 sec+ of ...
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netdata ipv4 UDP errors

I've recently installed netdata on an Amazon EC2 debian instance that I have. Netdata is pretty cool, nice charts/graphs, painlessly easy to install (compared to others.) A number of times each day I ...
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rsyslog upload limitation?

I use rsyslog to upload logs to my Graylog server /etc/rsyslog.conf: $InputFileName /var/log/apache-error.log $InputFileFacility apache $InputFileTag #apacheError: $InputFileStateFile apache-error $...
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Wireshark under Windows: Any way to capture packets before dropped by special filter drivers?

I've got some GigabitEthernet Vision cameras, which use Ethernet to communicate. The protocol is simple UDP, but for performance reasons (high packet throughput causing CPU load) the manufacturer uses ...
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Force UDP Loopback over the wire

I am trying to setup a small loopback program in python to send UDP packets from one interface to the other. Without modifying iptables, the kernel will just short circuit any communication and send ...
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Disable NIC Receive Side Scaling hashing

On a benchmark lab system running Fedora Core 27 I've got Intel X710 10GE cards and 12-core Xeon processors, configured with 12 NIC queues and RX Flow Hashing based on both IP addresses and port ...
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Bandwidth Control Of UDP packets on a router

As in TCP we have a Congestion control receiver window which negotiates between Sender and receiver ,We dont have such in UDP. So if I were to create some sort of bandwidth control on UDP packets (...
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Can OpenVPN achieve 100 Mbps?

I have been trying to setup an OpenVPN server for a while. I got maximum 50 Mbps between server and client. My client (Windows 10) is in London (AWS), server (Ubuntu 16.04) in New Jersey (Vultr). ...
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CentOS (with firewalld) - Forward udp (netbios) broadcast

I'm trying to implement a small lab infrastructure with VSphere with multiple LAN, 2 of the LANs are : Work : with employee laptops Trusted : With all my server (except web that is in a separate DMZ)...
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not able to receive UDP traffic on FreeBSD server

There is a network issue I have not encountered before. It seems that UDP traffic is entering the operating system since using systat -ifstat -match re1 0.5 shows the in bandwidth spiking for a moment ...
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xinetd: udp service returning just a string

I'm using xinetd to provide a simple service, that basically only needs to return a string value. The service is required to support tcp and udp. The tcp services looks like this, and works as ...
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nginx: [emerg] “stream” directive is not allowed here

I have the latest NGINX from ppa installed on Ubuntu 16.04. nginx version: nginx/1.12.1 From my understanding, it should support stream and UDP load balancing. But I get this error message: ...
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OpenVPN TCP 443

I'm running an OpenVPN Server Version 2.4.4 on my Ubuntu 16.04.3. The VPN connections work absolutely fine with UDP 1194 but when I try to change to TCP 443 it just won't connect. Im using an apache2, ...
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What are all these DGRAM items in NETSTAT?

I am assigned a server that has been sending tons of data ourside and isn't used. So, it is most likely compromised. Nothing really seems to be out of order on the server except, they're miles and ...
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SCCM 20** (07, 12, or 16) Multicast Port Range

As a fairly new to multicast (specifically setting it up) person, I am tasked with getting multicast working on a network controlled by junipers. This question is not specific to that however. I ...
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UDP broadcast to remote site

I've been trying to find a way to allow a sever in a certin subnet to send UDP broadcasts over multiple subnets. The scenario is this: In network A (192.168.1.0/24) we have a backup server (using ...
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How to configure RRAS on Windows Server 2012 R2 to forward broadcast UDP packets

I have a server running RRAS on Server 2012 R2. Clients connect using an IKEv2 VPN, and are on the same subnet: 192.168.1.0/24 and 255.255.255.0. The server has a single NIC, and VPN ports are ...
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How to simulate a property of a symmetric NAT?

For the testing of the STUN/TURN configuration I'd like to block all incoming UDP traffic except for the ports on which I've sent something to the remote server recently. Ports are not known in ...
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UDP forwarding not always working

I have a udp forwarding to a VM with the rule iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p udp -m udp --dport 42000:42020 -j DNAT --to-destination 192.168.1.2 iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s 192.168.1....
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OpenVPN works with TCP but not with UDP

I have two sites which I want to connect via an OpenVPN tunnel. I have the setup running using TCP as transport protocol, but as this comes with a performance hit, I want to change this to UDP. But ...
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nxlog fails to connect, and never retries

I'm having an issue with nxlog, when trying to connect over network. It seems it is linked with misconfigured network (this is on a virtual machine, within Vagrant) Error message is ERROR couldn't ...
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Does nfcapd convert bidirectional flows to unidirectional flows implicitly?

I have some bidirectional flow that is in the format of IPFIX. IPFIX is bidirectional, according to the spec sheet because it has "from_bytes" and "to_bytes". I run nfcapd on this packet format like ...
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SSH is timing out when connecting through OpenVPN

I have setup OpenVPN server in routing mode. When I try connect via SSH to my VPN server it hangs up at: ssh -i .ssh/mpolitaev_mba mpolitaev@192.168.200.1 -vvv OpenSSH_7.4p1, LibreSSL 2.5.0 debug1: ...
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UDP traffic loss on all interfaces

I've encountered a problem UDP traffic loss in between two servers. Host A hardware is:Supermicro X11SSL-F v1.01 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1270 v5 @ 3.60GHz 32GiB DIMM DDR4 Synchronous 2400 MHz ...
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Using OpenVPN behind an NGINX Reverse Proxy using the TCP/UDP Stream Proxying Module

I have been using NGINX as a reverse proxy for my home domain for a little over a year now. The proxy lives in an AWS EC2 instance and delivers traffic to my home IP Address and disguises all of the ...
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UDP Sessions and Ephemeral Port Selection

I would like to ask community to help me finding answers to the following questions: According to RFC 6056 an operating system should pseudo-randomly select ephemeral ports for each transport layer ...
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Strange Network bottlekneck, UDP / PPS?

I'm currently running two virtualization servers (Xenserver and Proxmox) Specs of each: Proxmox: 2 x E5-2690 (32vcores) 128GB Ram(DDR3) 2 x 512GB SSD 2 x 10Gbps NICs using an intel x520 (One used for ...
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Efficient way to prevent UDP port scan

I have a Ubuntu server, there are services public in some ports, include TCP and UDP, and trying to protect it against port scanner (TCP and UDP). The TCP scanner block is done by using "recent" ...
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udp flooding prevention using iptables

i want prevent udp flooding so i think if i drop all udps that don't come from the internal network and not relate to a udp connection i can prevent udp flooding. in the other word if only udps that ...
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Outgoing UDP connections on port 123 dropped by firewall

I have the following entries in my firewall log (LOGDROP). Are they to do with internet time synchronization? Does it matter if they are dropped? Is it something more sinister? I've researched the ...
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Ports of server with UDP are all open

I'm a developer working on a CentOS7 server. Today I want to check the status of all ports of the server. First I execute the command: firewall-cmd --zone=public --list-ports and I get this: 110/...