Managing and using network connectivity on a unix system

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Establish a PPP connection on boot

Trying to automate making a ppp connection on boot. I have a cell modem (skywire LE910 SVG) that I have working manually using pon. My ppp/peers/isp is configured and the corresponding chatscript is ...
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How do you interpret these routes? or more or more specifically, what is scope link?

I don't understand completely what these routes mean: [root@samplehost ~]# ip route show ...#default route here 10.68.172.0/24 dev eno33557248 proto kernel scope link src 10.68.172.20 ...
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Is there another way to create DSL connection?

There are problem among distros of Ubuntu family: in versions 15.10 I can not create a DSL connection (pppoe service) - neither using Network Manager (GUI) nor using 'pppoeconf' command. Is there an ...
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KVM - nat or bridge. How I do that

I have Debian Jessie server, and I have install apache server. From apache hosted several sites from different ip address. My server have resources for KVM. My question is - How I can set my free IP ...
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ARP 'ethers' file structure: pub and temp flags

What is the structure of the ARP ethers file and how do the pub and temp flags work in this context? Normally one would do 00:1b:da:4a:ea:66 192.168.1.1 but what if i want to specify the iface and ...
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How to run a script at startup before networking is enabled?

I have a system that I use to test some programs doing non-IP networking protocols on various operating systems in virtual machines. The host is Fedora Linux. Because the networking is non-IP, the VMs ...
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Bridge interface does not use networkd configuration

I am using Archlinux and Docker. I configured my docker0 interface using networkd because the default subnet used by docker is the same of my school network (172.17.0.0/16). I wrote the following ...
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Networking issues after XEN guest migration

Yesterday, after mirgation of my CentOS 5.3 VPS from ISP to my own local XEN, I was a little bit complicated: after changing all network settings inside: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 ...
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Why does nss on Linux not fallback to unicast dns by default? [closed]

The default configuration for hosts in /etc/nsswitch.conf on Linux typically reads: hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns myhostname This breaks on misconfigured networks that use ...
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Network related services do not start correctly after using a systemd based networking [closed]

I managed to narrow the scope of this question to an IPv6 issue at boot time, basically the IPv4 networking is available but IPv6 isn't. Here is a new question for this issue: Systemd networking: IPv6 ...
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pfsense: squid transparent proxy not working in bridge mode

I have installed the latest version of pfsense. I have setup it up in bridge mode after creating a rule any for lan and wan respectively. I have setup the squid on transparent proxy mode with ssl ...
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KVM set gateway in isolated network

I have a really annoying issue. I am using KVM on CentOS 7 and two networks. One of the networks is isolated with internal host routing only The other network is forwarding using NAT. I have set ...
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How to set wlan0 active as default in /etc/network/interfaces?

OS:debian8.2 There are two network cards :eth0 and wlan0 . Here is my /etc/network/interfaces file. iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 auto ...
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Why can't set eth0 to be my target?

Here is my /etc/network/interfaces file. auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.101 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet manual wpa-driver nl80211 ...
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capture FTP traffic for both active and passive FTP sessions

I understand that the command tcpdump can be used to capture traffic. How would I use that to record all the active and passive FTP traffic on my machine?
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How to configure raspberry to get a static IP without auto assigning a DHCP IP?

I have a raspberry PI in a network where all clients get a DHCP IP address assigned automatically. DHCP-IPs are "192.168.0.X" with subnet mask "255.255.255.0" But for my raspberry (and other devices) ...
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TP-LINK Archer T2UH wifi fastroaming on Linux slow or sometimes cannot connect on AP

we are running this on Linaro Ubuntu on ARM. We are using a TP-LINK Archer T2UH USB dongle attached to the ARM board connected to a 5Ghz-only network with 6 to 9 APs configured to share the same ...
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Why does a network adapter without any address still receive IP traffic?

Question A nix box with a network adapter in the UP state, but without any address, still receives IP network packet data. Why?
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Cannot obtain address via DHCP

I recently upgraded this box from Solaris 11.2 to Solaris 11.3. After that I cannot get an interface to obtain an IP address from within a non-global zone. From the global zone I have the following ...
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Quagga bgp advertisment stop after peer reboot

I am using quagga and FreeBSD boxes to achieve this: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/ip/border-gateway-protocol-bgp/13762-40.html#conf3. Only change is that upstream provider is sending full ...
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Can't enable net.ipv6.conf.eth0.autoconf

I can't get net.ipv6.conf.eth0.autoconf to = 1. Goes back to 0 after every reboot causing eth0 to never auto-acquire a global IPv6 address. I am running a headless Debian Jessie (kernel ...
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Unable to connect repositories in openSUSE leap?

Unable to add Community repository or refresh repository in openSUSE LEAP It isn't a problem with my network connection. Here's the output when I open yast>>online repositories>>refreshrepositories ...
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how to get statistics of received packets on a specific udp port

my linux pc has a udp port listening, however, the application does not seem to receive any packets from this port. Is there any tool that I can use to show the number of packets received on this ...
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How do I verify the parameters set using tc command?

I am in need of simulating a high latency and low bandwidth connection for a performance test of my application. I have gone through a number of pages describing the tc command. But, I haven't been ...
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Capturing Traffic of Router

My machine is connected to a wireless router. Is it possible to analyse packets coming and going to the router? Can I use the bridged mode for achieving this? Actually I want the original packets ...
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Aircrack-ng: No /pentest/passwords/wordlists/darkc0de directories

this is my fist question on this forum. I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon and trying to run Aircrack-ng to show the password of my own Wi-Fi connection, I got the Handshake too. The problem ...
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systemd-networkd: Set VLAN device MAC based on host MAC

I am working on a platform with an ARM CPU running linux that has a single MAC in the CPU directly connected to a switch IC. I am trying to set up a VLAN mode using systemd-networkd which I have done ...
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Problems when loading sites

Something strange is happening with my pc. Most of the sites just doesn’t open with no reason. Browser each times just throws Server not found. After few second it works fine, then again not found. ...
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Basic Hosting Postgresql in Virtualbox + Ubuntu 14.04

I have configured Postgres to accept network connections from anywhere: In pg_hga.conf: host all all 0.0.0.0/0 md5 In postgresql.conf: listen_addresses = ...
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Ubunto Network configuration seting and windows

When I set static ip in different place (means different networks) i have to replace static ip all the time for correponding nework in windows but in ubunto there are different configuration for ...
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Editing my /etc/hosts.deny

I'm being trolled by China, and don't know why I can't block their request to my server. //host.deny ALL: item.taobao.com ALL: 117.25.128.* But when I watch the error log on my webserver tail -f ...
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How to setup automatic IP assignment after ethernet cable is plugged in

I have a Centos server and I have a problem with automatic detection of cable connection. Whenever server is up before router has started i need to restart server to make it detect IP. For Example: - ...
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Which process/daemon replaces netplugd in Centos 7.1?

I'm moving a piece of software from Ubuntu 12.04 to Centos 7.1. Part of the original installation script runs dpkg -i netplug_1.2.9.1-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb. I can't install a ubuntu deb on Centos, nor ...
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testing open vswitch

I've been fooling around with open vswitch and trying to understand it. I have a simple setup that is not working as I expect it to. I feel like I'm probably missing something simple, but I don't know ...
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ip-tunnel: “Tunneling with a fixed ttl always makes pmtu discovery” - why?

The manual page for ip-tunnel says: ...fixed ttl is incompatible with [no PMTU discovery] option: tunneling with a fixed ttl always makes pmtu discovery. What is the reason for this? I do not see ...
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How do I DD over the network to an external HD?

I'm trying to clone a hard drive on my raspberry pi which is on the same network to an external harddrive of the computer I'm currently on. However I'm having issues piping the command correctly. I've ...
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Static IP settings not taking effect for hostonly network

I have a virtual machine with 3 NIC's. 2 are connected to a host only network. 1 is connected to the internet I statically assigned an IP address to one of the hostonly networks. When I run ip ...
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How to force dhcpcd to forget an old static address after editing dhcpcd.conf?

How can I force dhcpcd to forget a previously configured static address after setting a new one in /etc/dhcpcd.conf? I changed: static ip_address=192.168.1.1/24 to static ...
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Virtual Box guest on different subnet than host

I currently have my Debian VM using NAT and it is on subnet 10.0.2.x where my host is on 192.168.0.x how can I get my guest on the same subnet as my host? Host: Ethernet adapter VirtualBox ...
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rsync keeps disconnecting: broken pipe

I'm using rsync to backup my home directory. This has been working fine for a long time now. Here's the command I'm using: rsync \ -pavz \ --delete \ --exclude 'mnt/' \ --exclude ...
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Linux Forward Packets between interfaces

I would like to forward packets between interfaces without using iptables. I am not against iptables per se, I just believe that for my simple needs it's not necessary. However I am unable to do so. ...
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How to do data transfer speed test between two AIX LPARs

I have four LPARs connected via High speed inter-connect called Infiniband. It uses RDMA protocol for data transfer from one LPAR to another. I need a method to test the transfer speed. One solution ...
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Errors with bridged interfaces

I have problem with Debian running as a VirtualBox Guest. I can set up a bridge but it flood the logs with a lot of errors and system becomes unusable. Errors such as: Nov 12 16:30:55 jessie-gnome ...
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How can I improve performance using a system remotely via SSH?

I know I can use compression with the flag -C. Any other ideas? Also, besides my internet connection (which I think is fairly fast), what could be causing the network to slow down?
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mint 17.2 won't connect to strongest ssid, but instead to a specific one

In my network I have three access points with thesame name and passwords. But mint only connects to one specific one, and doesn't connect to the one with the strongest connection.
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Fedora 23 KVM and VLAN tagging

I have a server with a single physical NIC which runs the host as well as one KVM based Linux VM. I need to figure out how to configure the following on the host system: The host needs an interface ...
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Kerberos DNS issue with /etc/hosts

Thank you all for your time and attention. Very simply I'm getting this error when invoking kinit to test kerberos authentication against my AD domain (which is hosted on a Server 2012 box). The ...
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Tools for exploiting hole196

Are there any tools in linux which will allow us to craft packets with forged IEEE 802.11 headers?. I was interested in it as those tools can be used to exploit hole 196 vulnerability.
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Linux bridging question

I'm trying to understand why many Linux (virtual) networking guides attach IP addresses to a bridge device? A physical bridge itself doesn't really have an IP, instead one attaches networks to it and ...
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How can I simply access a packet's payload and modify it?

I am attempting to access a packet's payload and modify it with a word (let's say Bob). I have a simple tunnel VPN program written in C that displays packets in plain-text. When I connect to a host, ...