Managing and using network connectivity on a unix system

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Shape traffic flowing through dd-wrt router

I am working on an experiment in which several devices connect to each other via a wireless network. I want to be able to shape the traffic between the devices, i.e., control the bandwidth, latency, ...
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Maximum number of iwlist scan results

This is a question with reference to the command line utility 'iwlist' on debian. I have a remote machine which I need to produce a list of networks in the area. I use iwlist scan and sometimes my ...
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How can I change the connection I saw in ifconfig?

It appears I have approached the problem. In Linux Mint 18 64-bit when I type in ifconfig there is enpxxx (I typed in xxx instead of real) lo and ppo and some sites load while others don't. When I ...
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Is there anything suspicious in my ifconfig? [duplicate]

I'm on Linux Mint 18 64-bit and if you check my old posts I was having problem of some sites loading and others loading forever. Below is the output of ifconfig, is there anything strange there? ...
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Static IP address setting failed

/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0: EVICE=eth11 TYPE=Ethernet ONBOOT=no NM_CONTROLLED=yes BOOTPROTO=static ...
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Failover default route on primary link outage

I have 2 ISPs, and a server with two IP addresses, something like this: eth0: 161.0.0.2 eth1: 171.0.0.2 I have set www.example.com with two A records, so that I have DNS LB. App is working fine ...
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How to share a connection between two interfaces

Okay so either I am dummer then I look or there is a real problem here. Fedora 23 Interface 1: enp9s0 192.168.1.137 255.255.255.0 Wired (Internet connection) Interface 2: wlp0s20u14 192.168.10.1 255....
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Why I can not open port on redhat?

I want to host sinopia (https://www.npmjs.com/package/sinopia) on the server. My problem is I can not open port for it. Default port for sinopia is 4873. OK. Lets start sinopia and then try to ...
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Some websites load while others load forever in Linux Mint 18 [on hold]

I have installed Linux Mint 18 64 bit and noticed Google and Youtube and others loading flawlessly (even HD videos play) but some sites like Wikipedia don't show up even though the tabs in Mozilla ...
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if a HTTP request is like HTTP://IP/path with a http proxy, will it go to Internet or Ethernet [on hold]

AWS enterprise VPC http proxy exists Without the HTTP proxy, curl http://169.254.169.254/lastest/meta-data successful, but disconnect to the Internet. This IP address is not Category A, B, C. Use ...
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Why do I have more packets than bytes? [on hold]

I don't know how to explain this. mind blown. ip -s link 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP mode DEFAULT group default qlen 1000 link/ether RE:DA:...
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Network unreachable

Just did a fresh Arch install but when I ping 8.8.8.8 it says connect : Network is unreachable. I saved iptales rules in /etc/iptables/iptables.conf but they won't load at startup. ip a says that my ...
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How to determine how much time a process is blocked waiting for networking (socket) activity?

We are having issues with high load (top and uptime) but high CPU idle. Usually, that means high IO wait but that's also low. I believe IO wait typically does not include time a process is blocked ...
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Automatically to connect to open network with the highest signal strength [on hold]

How can I tell Arch to connect to whatever open Wi-Fi network has the highest signal strength? (I want this behaviour with a honeypot partition or user in case my computer is ever stolen.)
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No connection on Debian with “USB ethernet” (mobile phone sharing 3G)

I just installed debian on my amd64 PC and I need the 'build-essential' pkg to make my wifi drivers...So the only solution I found is plug in my phone and share my data connection. Nevertheless I ...
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Route traffic for a single IP out of eth0, the rest out of wlan0 [duplicate]

I have my laptop connected to an internal network on eth0 and an external network on wlan0. How can I configure my routes to forwarded all traffic for 10.1.1.1 out of eth0, and everything else out of ...
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Bridged VirtualBox VM: Is there an internal Host IP address

I'm running a VirtualBox VM in bridged network mode. Is there still an internal IP address for the Host? (I don't want traffic to my host going over the bridged network) To clarify, I do want my VM ...
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Detect / log network changes in rasbian/ linux

I just stated using raspberrypi, Trying to learn some networking and linux stuffs. I want to log or detect network changes like If my machine joined a network. If any device joined the network of ...
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XYMon-Client status not showing in XYMon Server

I have installed XYMon server successfully, but I can't get the client information to show. It took me a while to figure out, but if you add a host to the server that doesn't have the client, it still ...
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Apt-get update/update manager downloading slow [on hold]

I am running Linux Mint 18 and my sudo apt-get update/update manager speeds were fine until today. Now they can't even get past 60 kiBs, I have tried changing servers but it was in vain, as all of the ...
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Outgoing network connections fail, incoming ssh login delayed [closed]

I'm having the following trouble with outgoing connections in CentOS: yum cannot connect (just hangs on "Determining fastest mirrors") Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?...
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Network slowness [closed]

I am facing an issue in my project.We support an App which is hosted on a unix server. Partners try to access the same from many regions. Now some users in an region say "R" are complaining about ...
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Why is it taking so long to establish a LAN connection on boot?

I have an issue with a virtual machine taking time to connect to the local network on boot. I create a virtual machine using the following command: virt-install \ --connect qemu:///system \ -...
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Is it possible to ping 8.8.8.8 from two interfaces connected to diffrent WANs

I'll start by explaining the situation. I started My project using a raspberry Pi 2 model B and installed Fedora Arm on it. My current Goal is to be able to connect the pi to internet through an ...
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Adding network route for new subnet?

I've found several related questions, but none of them seem to be solving my particular problem. I have a server at 10.a.b.1, and another server at 10.c.d.2. We're in AWS EC2 classic with no control ...
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Using qdisc prio under htb class

I have 2 services, both operate over the same interface. Service A goal is keep high bandwidth while sending massive amount of data. Service B goal is low latency. Service B packets should always ...
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List *all* IP routes to a destination in the Linux routing table

ip route get 2607:f8b0:4005:804::200e will show me the best (longest prefix) route to google.com, but it does not show all routes that can take me there. Right now I am using ip -6 route show | grep ...
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ssh: permission denied (publickey) after restoring to a backup that was known to work at the time of backup [duplicate]

So I have a few servers set up behind a bastion. I usually hop from bastion -> server A -> server B using agent forwarding. One day I try to log into server B and for no reason apparent to me I gives ...
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eth0 interfering with wlan0. pi networking

I've been trying to nail down the WiFi on my pi. In short its frustratingly unreliable when it starts up. I'm want it to be on a static IP and to Currently I have a monitor hooked up to the pi for ...
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How can I resolve an IP address to a hostname in Arch Linux? [duplicate]

What is the most concise way to resolve a hostname to a local IP address in Arch Linux?
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What are the rules that determine the default contents of an /etc/hosts file?

What are the rules that decide what goes into the initial /etc/hosts file of a a server with these characteristics? It has a internal IP address for the internal subnet. which is in the 172.20.x.x ...
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Use network adapter in Kali Linux using vmbox?

I would like to use my network adapter from my laptop in kali linux. I tried changing the network settings inside vmbox but I can't get it to work. I am using oracle virtual machine. Kali linux is ...
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create listening port on IPV6 WITHOUT netcat

I wish to be able to listen to a port (eventually creating a bind shell) on an IPV6 address. I have tried using the netcat installed on the linux (debian) machine I am trying to bind. sadly it seems ...
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Redirect all outbound UDP DNS request to a localhost DNS server

I am trying to redirect all outbound DNS request(made from local) to a tunnel running on localhost listen for UDP on 127.0.0.1:5353. iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -p udp --dport 53 -j DNAT --to 127.0.0.1:...
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Not getting ip when running dhcpcd wlan0 inside startup script

Rasbian on a Rasberry PI zero. I have disabled the networking and dhcpcd services from startup and want to start networking and get an IP from within my own script, which is initiated from a custom ...
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Display and network card not working if booted without a display

I'm facing a kind of a mysterious problem. We have a PC with Debian 8 installed. It boots fine and works well, unless I try to boot it wihout a display. So, I shutdown the PC, unplug display and then ...
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Aircrack-ng not showing any data packets

So I have been having a lot of trouble with aircrack-ng lately, so long story short, I updated my Kali Linux and aircrack-ng to 1.2~rc4, and now there's just a bunch of 0's under #Data when running ...
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Dnsmasq points nonexistent subdomains point to local IP

There's a specific remote subdomain mymachine.home.com whose the IP changes on all the time that I need to update DNSMasq to have it resolve correctly. But I tested pinging xxxxxx.home.com which ...
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eth0 not present in OpenFiler on Hyper-V

I have installed OpenFiler storage sollution (based on rPath Linux) on Hyper-V VM and after booting into it message displays: You do not appear to have networking. Please login to start ...
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Bonding on centos

I have host that running OpenStack. For public access, there bonding (mode active/passive) on nic1 and nic2. Right now both connect at the same switch. Is it possible to connect different switch and ...
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CentOS 6.5 Internet Issue Troubleshooting

I have a CentOS 6.5 server running at a remote location that I access using SSH through port forwarding on a router. Everything was working fine until today when I found I can no longer access the ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for Chip BCM4360 on Kali Linux

There are a fair amount of Kali Linux tutorials I have gone over in order to attempt to get the wireless drivers on my 15" retina 2013 macbook pro. None of anything that I have done is working. Any ...
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Ping through a specific Ethernet port

I am using RHEL 6.4, I have teamed two Ethernet ports (eth2 and eth3). I am trying to test the connectivity, I mean I want to test whether the eth2 and eth3 are working or not? One way is to disable ...
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How to connect to device via SSH over direct ethernet connection

I have a device that I need to connect to over SSH. The device is connected to my workstation via a direct ethernet connection. I'm attempting to assign the connected device an IP address somehow that ...
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how to setup network routing table for wireless network

I'm trying to connect my OpenBSD 5.8 laptop to a wireless network at home (cell phone hotspot). Note that the status says "no network" from ifconfig. The netmask and default gateway address I took ...
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connecting to both the internet and a local network using opensuse

I have a network as follows: 192.168.1.0/24 -> Switch -> 192.168.10.0/24 and Switch -> Router 192.168.1.254 -> Internet (ADSL) All computers are linux (opensuse for .1.0/24, rhel for .10....
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Ubuntu 15.10 Networking Problems

I recently deployed a VM with Ubuntu 15.10 and I am having trouble configuring the network properly. Note: When the OS was installed, it picked up an IP (from DHCP I guess), because it didn't ask me ...
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Debian - Network doesn't work on boot

I've setup my /etc/network/interfaces. But I have to always restart my network, not just start. /etc/init.d/networking restart on the system boot. Where is the problem? I want my network to work ...
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hostapd constantly reconnects Android client, Linux client works OK

I have set up a wireless access point in open mode on a Linux host. It serves a WLAN client (another Linux host) just fine. The other client, an Android phone, successfully connects, but hostapd ...
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How To Permanently Add Source IP to Route Table Entry in CentOS 5.11

I have a multi-homed CentOS 5.11 server in which I have manually changed the default route entry so that packets are sourced from a particular IP (45.32.6.197). How can I make this change permanent ...