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How to access a inet6 address from browser

I have installed a pre-built Virtual Box image on an OS X host, and started it up. It's running Ubuntu 12 and Tomcat. From within the box the adapter information only contains an inet6 address (see ...
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How does Linux prevent applications from sending more packets than the link can handle without dropping packets?

I couldn't make the question any clearer so here's an example scenario: Given a Linux machine connected to an IP network through a physical interface of bandwidth 10Mbps (or a higher speed interface ...
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Network tool to monitor IP packet fragmentation

Is there a tool, similar to iptraf, that would let me see how many incoming/outgoing IP packets get fragmented/defragmented, and what percent of traffic they are? I know this can be counted with the ...
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IP packets fragment randomly

I've observed the strangest thing - the same packet, same size, send through the same interface sometimes gets send whole, and sometimes gets fragmented, as if it exceeded the interface MTU... 1472 ...
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Which ip alias is currently active? [on hold]

I used IP aliasing technique to assign multiple IP addresses on a single NIC. I am using these IPs in a Python script to generate traffic. I am doing this for my college project. How can I determine, ...
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keep losing IP with dhcpcd

I have an Arch Linux install in a VirtualBox VM, and as I'm working all of a sudden, it will lose it's dynamic IP address. When this happens, if I check on the status of the dhcpcd service it says ...
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Static IP addressing issue in Ubuntu on BeagleBoneBlack Rev C

I have my BBB configured to use a static IP address using the following in the file /etc/network/interfaces: allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask ...
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why are there different formats for the hosts file between OpenSuSE and Ubuntu?

How is 127.0.0.1 related to 127.0.0.2? Using ssh to login to tleilax (OpenSuSE): tleilax:~ # tleilax:~ # hostname tleilax tleilax:~ # tleilax:~ # hostname -f tleilax.bounceme.net tleilax:~ # ...
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Why 192.168.1.105 = 127.0.0.1 in my pc?

I have installed apache2 in my debian7.8 . When to input 192.168.1.105 in firefox i get the same output as 127.0.0.1 ? It works! This is the default web page for this server. The web server ...
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Static IP address shifting to 192.168.1.251

I have a system with a static IP address of 192.168.1.150. I configured /etc/network/interfaces manually (i.e. without using NetworkManager.) It is a web server hosting three sites. I am having ...
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Policy routing with load balanced ppp connections

This my setup using Debian 6.0. 6. It's role is a proxy server and a load balancer using eight 3G modems. Whenever a ppp connection dials it takes over the default gateway which is ok but it also ...
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What is the first event/file/log in linux that appears/changes on boot that signalizes network being up?

I have a vSphere farm with virtual machines and python script that handles cloning and managing of those VMs. I also have a machine (RedHat 6) that I clone if I need a new one. It has a script that ...
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How can I get my external IP address in bash?

I need to find my external IP address from a bash script. At the moment I use this function: myip () { lwp-request -o text checkip.dyndns.org | awk '{ print $NF }' } But it depends on ...
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Invalid IP parameter on nginx setup

I'm currently setting up an an nginx web server with PHP on ubuntu 10.x lastest. I've set it so it will only use my local LAN for testing but it comes with invalid paramter for 192.xxx.x.0/142. My IP ...
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What's the difference between a machine's IP address and localhost

It is silly stupid question for you all. But until i know the answer , it is difficult for me. Doubt has raised from my another question Where if i give localhost to my path, it works. But it doesn't ...
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Is dynamic DNS the only possible way to establish a connection between two routers with temporally IPs?

the situation is as follows. My and my friends Pcs are connected within a WLAN with a local IP to a router, the router gets its global IP from different ISP with a limited pool of IPs, so the ISPs ...
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How to find MAC or IP address of a device connected to the same Ethernet bridge?

I have the following topology: DeviceX ------ | DeviceX bridge with two Ethernet cards (created with bridge-utils) ---------------- router | ...
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ICMP gives host an impossible redirect

I am having trouble with forwarding on a system which hosts a few headless VirtualBox VMs. I have not changed anything but the configuration has stopped working. The VMs have IP addresses on their own ...
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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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What's wrong with the mapping?

I am running two docker containers one is for hadoop basic services and other is for flume. Services are running successfully. I linked two containers env variables are automatically set by docker ...
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How do I route a spare network interface through an SSH tunnel?

I just bought a Raspberry Pi and I am wanting to route an ad hoc wireless network interface fully through an SSH tunnel that was created using another wireless interface. I want to do this so that I ...
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Changing the IP Address in Solaris 11

I am trying to change the IP address in Solaris, but am failing to do so. The IP address needs to be a fixed number, like 10.0.11.10 I have tried changing the IP address in /etc/hosts which I ...
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ifconfig made my server unreachable

I just got a second IP address for my Debian Squeeze root. I tried to add the address to my network but somehow I messed up. The command I executed: ifconfig eth0 [new ip address] mask ...
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Output only the IP addresses of the online machines with nmap

I know how to use nmap to find the list of hosts that are currently online. What I would like to do is get a list of just their IP addresses, now it displays extra information such as Nmap scan ...
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What is the simplest way to connect to wireless on a Debian system with nothing but essential?

I have a Debian Jessie system which, for reasons unrelated to this question, has nothing installed but the set of essential system packages. What is the simplest method for connecting to a wireless ...
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Can a Linux system have two IP's Simultaneously?

Recently I installed apache2 on Raspbian and after end of installation I entered the following cmd and got two IP's. $ hostname -I 192.168.1.17 192.168.1.24 Of this, I have been using the IP ...
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Trouble switching from DHCP to a static IP on Kali Linux

When I installed Kali Linux 64bit, I forgot to set up a static IP address, and now DHCP determines my address with my router. I have already modified /etc/hosts and /etc/network/interfaces to declare ...
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Strange ip command output

When I call ip addr show I get output with all interfaces and their IP addresses (look at eth7): 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN link/loopback ...
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delay in IP route deletion

(Apologies if this is the wrong StackExchange for this question, but there does seem to be some confusion regarding appropriate targeting of IP networking questions) I am very much a network newbie, ...
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How to make sure to get the Main/External IP without regard to network device type/name

Hello, I need to make sure I have the external or at least the main IP address for a given machine, regardless to the device type/name. I quickly wrote that tiny script for that purpose, but I need ...
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Static IP for Wifi Centos 7

Can someone explain to me how to setup a static ip for wifi on CentOs 7? This the configuration file I have for the network using DHCP: ESSID="Network name" MODE=Managed KEY_MGMT="key type" ...
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No DHCP OFFERS on several PCs in same network

I have different PCs and 2 of them don't get an IP-address (because they don't get a DHCP-offer) by the ISP, while the others do. I pluged them directly in my cable-modem, one after another. But when ...
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How can I have a bridge that uses DHCP?

I have set up a linux box (centos 7) to use for virtualizing some servers. I have set up a bridge, but I need to do it with DHCP, but it doesn't seem to like it. The reason I need DHCP is because ...
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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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Why are my two virtual machines getting the same IP address?

I have two virtual machines both running on a Linux host (Fedora 16). I set both adapters as attached to NAT. When I boot them up they both have their default gateway set to 10.0.2.2. They also ...
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Why can I connect to the IP of a network interface (on a server with multiple network interfaces) when the network cable is removed?

I have a Server with multiple (four) network interfaces running Arch Linux when I encountered something strange that I cannot explain. I have two interfaces configured to the the ip addresses ...
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Is Traffic control inside namespace on ports created by OpenvSwitch supported?

I am trying to limit the bandwidth of an interface inside a namespace using tc without much success. Seems it's not supported according to ...
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Connect to offline network on second interface

I would think there's likely a dupe of this around but I cannot find it. I have an offline router I'm using to connect a remote wireless device. The router cannot be configured as an access point, ...
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ping localhost sometimes fails with sendmsg: Operation not permitted

I have a problem with network adapter (i think) , look I trying to ping my self and got a error sometimes, how this can be ? First time in my life i see this. # ping 127.0.0.1 PING 127.0.0.1 ...
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ORACLE Weblogic IPV6 with oracle database on IPV4

I have one weblogic application currently working on IPv4 and jdbc connection to database is on IPv4. Since my machine has an additional Ethernet port that support IPv6, I am thinking to add an ...
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How to find public ip for a freebsd system [duplicate]

Can someone tell me a command that will find my external ip for a freebsd 10 system.
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disable dhcp in initramfs

In Debian, how can I tell initramfs not to request an IP address via DHCP? I'm using initramfs-tools. I'd be okay with assigning a static IP address for the initramfs, but I can't find how to set ...
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bash_completion rule for resolving ip into hostnames

I am trying to create a bash_completion rule for my script rmpxe. This script takes <hostname> as its only argument. It then resolves this hostname into <ip_address> and removes the ...
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Why am I getting inconsistent IP values from icanhazip.com or curlmyip.com?

I wrote a bash script and appended to my crontab to query my IP address every minute, and if it is not the same with the previous query it sends me an e-mail to inform me for the IP address change. ...
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IP routing to domain

I have a remote device that sends data to an IP address through a specific port. The problem I want to solve is that I need it sends data to a domain, but device only allow set IP addresses. I want ...
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How can I restart a network interface?

How can I restart a network interface? I have a vm that doesn't update its IP address correctly when switching between home and work. The vm runs Ubuntu server and uses a bridged network adapter.
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Float MAC address in Heartbeat format

It's been about a month where I've been working with "High Availability" on Elastix based on DRBD and Heartbeat. As you maybe be familiar with it, there is a file in Heartbeat called haresources ...
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Add ipv6 route so packets go to eth0

I have 2 VM Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. They are connected in internal network. One Ubuntu is sending multicast data (via VLC) and one is receiving. I added this in both VM's so it works via IPV4 ip ...
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Fake IP addresses generator

I have an application running on a server that adds a new iptable rule blocking every IP address trying to connect via SSH with a wrong password. Now, I'd like to perform a stress test where many ...