IP stands for "Internet Protocol". It is one of the fundamental protocols that powers the internet. IP is how data is able to be routed to the correct destination - your computer is assigned an IP address, and when you need to get data back, that data gets sent to your IP address.

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How to setup a HTTPS Private Proxy Server on Debian 6 vps?

I have no a Debian 6.0 64 bits vps with 29 IP's, this is my first time using this system and I need a little help. First of all, what software do I need, and how can I setup a private proxy server on ...
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SSH session through OpenVPN cuts off / locks up after a few lines

I have a large number of identical fanless PCs running debian 6 (ARM). Most of these are connected via comcast and work ok. There are some that are connected to 'WiMax' modems and are having ...
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How to determine eth0 gateway address when it is not the default gateway?

In my system I have eth0 (which may or may not be connected) and a modem on ppp0 (which always may be up or down). The the case where both interfaces are up and ppp0 is the default route, I'd like to ...
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Masquerade not working sometimes

I have an issue with private network traffic not being masqueraded in very specific circumstances. The network is a group of VMware guests using the 10.1.0.0/18 network. The problematic host is ...
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Enabling IP forwarding at kernel compile time

I am compiling a kernel for a router. I know a way to enable IP forwarding in an existing Linux system. At compile time, CONFIG_IP_FORWARD is said to do the same task. I am configuring version ...
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How to request a specific IP address from DHCP server?

I'm running Angstrom Linux on an embedded device (BeagleBoard-xM). I managed wireless connection via a Wi-Fi adapter. When I load its driver using modprobe, BB-xM requests an IP address from router ...
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Linux routing tables

I'm trying to learn Linux routing tables and ran into bit of snag. In the example below I'm not sure what is happening. My understanding is 0.0.0.0 means that for line 1 and 2 any packets outside of ...
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History of IP addresses that accesed a server via ssh

It has come to my attention that a server of mine has been hacked and infected with a known chinese botnet. It was a prototype/testing virtual machine with its own static IP(US address) so no harm ...
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Why is this static route not taking effect?

Original Question I am running Ubuntu and network manager. I have two different interfaces, eth0 and eth1. Network manager has (as far as I can tell) correctly added this manual route: ~$ ip route ...
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How do I create an IPv6 overlay network?

I would like to create host-only IPv6 networks on two hosts and then route between them. On each host, there will be a dummy interface, at ipv6_prefix::9. I would like to be able to ping that ...
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How does one capture traffic on virtual interfaces?

I would like to capture traffic on Linux virtual interfaces, for debugging purposes. I have been experimenting with veth, tun and dummy interface types; on all three, I am having trouble getting ...
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tcp/ip - trigger action or event after period of no network activity on certain port(s)

Is it possible, perhaps using iptables or one of the wrappers/frontends to iptables, to trigger an action or run a script after a certain period of time has elapsed with no network activity on a ...
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Send traffic to self over physical network on Ubuntu

I have a dual port ethernet NIC and let's say I have connected both ports in a loop and assigned the following IPs to the 2 ethernet interfaces: eth2 -> 192.168.2.1 eth3 -> 192.168.3.1 I want to ...
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Get user login name and address on bad login attempt [Dovecot]

Background I am trying to develop a method to ban users who exhibit strange behavior when logging into Dovecot by obtaining their POP-ID/login name and IP address. I want to send that information to a ...
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Can't access ssh in my VM Centos

My Cento's IP is diferent of the normal. And I cant access it in a ssh command And when I tried access using ssh noting I want to use ssh and samba client, but my IP is diferent. And I have ...
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Possibility to use app in LAN and via Internet

I use web based (https encapsulated) app in my home network and via Internet. The app has dedicated Linux desktop client (I use Mageia ver4 Linux for laptop). Of course server address I have connected ...
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installation causing error

I have downloaded g2ipmsg from http://www.ipmsg.org/archive/g2ipmsg-0.9.6.tar.gz while installation this package it causing some error checking for G2IPMSG... configure: error: Package ...
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What could cause a ping request to return inconsistently timed results

Here is a sample run: 64 bytes from 192.168.1.9: icmp_seq=27 ttl=64 time=8852.917 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.9: icmp_seq=28 ttl=64 time=7918.074 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.9: icmp_seq=29 ttl=64 ...
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How is it that missing 0s are automatically added in IP addresses? (`ping 10.5` equivalent to `ping 10.0.0.5`)

I accidentally typed ssh 10.0.05 instead of ssh 10.0.0.5 and was very surprised that it worked. I also tried 10.005 and 10.5 and those also expanded automagically to 10.0.0.5. I also tried ...
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SUSE Linux 12 - configuring IP alias

I want to setup an IP address alias on a network card. I created a file /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-ens160 and its contents are: BOOTPROTO='static' STARTMODE='onboot' IPADDR='192.168.0.113' ...
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tcpdump command works only on local ip

I am trying to capture some IP packets in my personal LAN with tcpdump, through the command tcpdump -A -i eth0 'tcp and (((ip[2:2] - ((ip[0]&0xf)<<2)) - ((tcp[12]&0xf0)>>2)) != 0) ...
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On ssh connection the auth.log shows as source IP the external IP of the server instead of the IP of the client

I have a very odd situation with my ssh connection. Every time I connect to my server, whatever is my external ip, the connection have as source the server's external ip. Example Server S.O.: ...
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IP Prefix - how do I declare this?

Hi I have an IP Prefix issue I would like to declare the following IP's as "safe" using ip prefix "methodology" ("?") The IP's first three parts of the IP have been doctored to protect the innocent, ...
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Linux Source Routing with one gateway

I've a Linux box which have IP 10.1.1.100/24 on eth0 with gateway 10.1.1.1 and as well as 20.1.1.1 on eth0:1 and 20.1.1.2 on eth0:2 . Is there any way that I could communicate to a remote machine ...
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Is it better to set -j REJECT or -j DROP in iptables?

There's an example of iptables rules on archlinux wiki: # Generated by iptables-save v1.4.18 on Sun Mar 17 14:21:12 2013 *filter :INPUT DROP [0:0] :FORWARD DROP [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :TCP - ...
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Why can't I ping Google?

I can't ping google.com (unknown host). But I can ping IP addresses. I tried to ping the IP address of Google but it doesn't work. resolv.conf nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 209.139.209.33 ...
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Hostname and IP address mapping in /etc/hosts

In my linux machine, when I run hostname, it shows mongodb, but when I run host mongodb, it shows: mongodb@mongodb:/var/hadoop/hadoop-1.2.1/bin$ host mongodb Host mongodb not found: 2(SERVFAIL) My ...
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how to check if the kernel support for ip alias?

it surprisingly that I get no explicit results when I googled "kernel ip alias support", and I have looked up the linux network administrator, 3rd edition, it says: check that you have a ...
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host only ip address: can it be 10.*.*.*?

My router is set to have computers IP range from 10.1.1.1 to 10.1.1.60 I'm trying to run Linux in virtual box in a host computer with windows 7. The host computer has 10.1.1.5 currently, which is ...
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SSH access from inside and outside a LAN using the same terminal command

I have a Raspberry Pi (RPi) and I am making remote connections to it using ssh. I have managed to set up ssh correctly such that I can access the RPi both from a local area network and from the ...
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ssh login after changed IP

I have server running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab078.28 i686) Had no problem logging in to the server via ssh until my Internet Provider changed my IP. Now, the server keeps adding ...
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Finding the PID of the process using a specific port?

I am installing hadoop on my Ubuntu system. When I start it, it reports that port 9000 is busy. I used netstat -nlp|grep 9000 to see if such a port exists and I got this: tcp 0 0 ...
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Debian access point is detected, but provides no Internet access

I am use Debian sid. I want to share my network (ppp0) via AP (Access Point) to my mobile device. This is my configuration. /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf : # WiFi Hotspot interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ...
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Send a packet over the network even when its target is the local host

Under Linux if you send a packet to the address of one of its network interfaces, this packet is routed internally, it is never sent over the network. That's the right thing in 99.99% of the cases. ...
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Connecting to localhost via system IP address

I am using Linux Mint 15, and I am running a Ruby web server(Thin) on port 3000. I can connect from my machine via localhost:3000, but the moment I type in the system IP address (eg. ...
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Using shell script to select static IPv4 configuration according to router address

I have Linux Mint 15, I live in a university where the hostel and lab have separate static IP settings. Is there a way to set up the connection mechanism so that my laptop will automatically select ...
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Static routes in route-eth0 ignored

Why might route-eth0 be ignored but route-eth1 not? Might be because eth0 is using DHCP and eth1 is statically-configured? I have some static routes configured in ...
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Need IP for my Virtual Machine

I want to scp to my virtual machine (CentOS 6) from my Windows 8 machine. I have installed VMPlayer and installed CentOS 6 on my machine. I have enabled Bridged adapter setting, but I still can't see ...
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Is there any IP messenger for Linux (CentOS)?

Currently am using a Linux (CentOS) machine. Is there any IP messenger for CentOS like iptux and Gnome IP Messenger?
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Static IP for 2 PCs on crossover cable in interfaces(5) file?

I've got 2 PCs connected on an Ethernet crossover cable. On PC1 I run: sudo ip addr add 192.168.2.1 peer 192.168.2.2 dev eth0 sudo ip link set dev eth0 up On PC2 I run: sudo ip addr add ...
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Current IP address as visible from the internet? [duplicate]

I know I can get the locally assigned IP address of my current machine by the local router like so: ifconfig However, I want to know what my IP address is as visible from the outside world. Or, in ...
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How does ifconfig find a machine's external IP address?

Normally when I want to check the external IP address of a given machine, I simply curl some external website that sends me a response telling me what my IP address appears to it. However, I've ...
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how to identify IP address on eth0 when console isn’t available

I need help about the following I have very old Linux server with one IP address, unfortunately I can’t to access to Linux machine VIA console and I not remember the IP address So I now thinking ...
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Check a range of IP addresses to see if a host is active

I need to write a bash shell script that will check a range of IP addresses to see if a host is “alive” at that address.I also need to list the IP numbers of those that are “alive”, and provide a ...
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How to resolve when the IP of a NFS server changes

I have a Windows NFS server and several CentOS linux servers which were mounting volumes from it. The Windows server moved to a new network and even though DNS works and the NFS mount was mounted by ...
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What should be the right dhcp configuration for generating a new network over eth0?

Even not under a real server like scenario, I'm testing with dhcpd for learning and practice purposes. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to offer a network by my eth0 interface. I receive ip and so ...
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Set Static IP in CentOS 6.4?

Most guides seem to revolve around modifying ifcfg-eth0, which doesn't exist on my system.. [root@Azaz07]# vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 [root@Azaz07]# ls ...
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Using ip addr instead of ifconfig reports “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” on Debian

I have a Debian system working as a wireless router with eth0 and wlan0. Now I added an additional network manually on eth1 with ifconfig: alix:~# ifconfig eth1 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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Ip connectivity with two interfcaes

I have two network interfaces in Linux machine , eth0 and eth1. IP is assigned to both interface from two different VLANs and default gateway to eth0. Now if interface eth0 is down I am unable to ...
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Why do two Ubuntu systems in the same network behave differently in DNS resolution?

I have two systems, both running Ubuntu 12.04, which are within the same network (connected by hubs without routing logic). Both systems are configured quite similar, but not identical. In particular, ...