Managing and using network connectivity on a unix system

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What does TCPRcvCoalesce, TCPAutoCorking and TCPHystartTrainCwnd in netstat mean?

We have some RHEL7 Apache reverse proxies that experienced a performance degradation event. After a few hours, restarting Apache restored performance to normal levels. We are trying to determine the ...
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Basic network via command line

I am using Fedora 23. Using the file explorer I "found" this page It shows where I can access other networks, I can click on them, and log in... My questions is: Is there an equivalent place ...
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How can I find out the ownership of a tap interface?

I can set up a persistent Linux tap interface and make it owned by a specific user and group with one of these: tunctl -u someuser -g somegroup -t example.tap ip tuntap add dev example.tap mode tap ...
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How to know which ports are listened by certain PID?

I have a PID of certain process listening some port(s) on my OS X and I need to know which port(s) is listened by this process. How can I do it? I know I can use lsof to know which process is ...
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Bridge 2 wifi connections

I have set up Ubuntu desktop on my laptop with an internal wifi card and an external USB WiFi dongle. Both WiFi interfaces work. I'd like to make one into an access point, and the other into the ...
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iptables forward all traffic to 2 different interfaces

I'm currently using dnsmasq to create a small Debian box as a DHCP and DNS cache server. Until today, I had just 2 interfaces (eth0, eth1). One connected to my WAN (eth0) and one connected to my LAN (...
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Debian Stretch - WiFi issues with BCM43143 (Gets ip then disconnects)

I've fixed up an old ITX desktop that I was given and am running a headless Debian install on it. To install I used the minimal install for Debian Jessie then I proceeded to install nginx, samba and ...
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Unknown bridge gets recreated after reboot on Ubuntu 15.04@VMWare

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMWare. For the last couple of days I have the issue that I have a "magic" network bridge: I never created this bridge and therefore I tried to delete it with the ...
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How to check which network interface is active and providing internet?

ip link show 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN mode DEFAULT link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00 2: eno1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,...
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Why would all our CLOSE_WAIT connections have 24 bytes in the receive queue?

We have an Apache reverse proxy that is having connectivity issues with the back-end. This results in timeout errors such as this: [Thu Apr 21 12:12:26.031207 2016] [proxy_http:error] [pid 64620:tid ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 doesn't recognize internet card

I just installed ubuntu server (the installer connected to the internet with no troubles), and I cannot get it to connect wirelessly to the internet. I've googled to no avail, as there is no ethX ...
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Can login and browse in shares on samba server, can not access files

I´m pretty new to Linux so I've been having a hard time fixing this. Running the latest version of Mint. The files are stored on an auto-mounted NTFS partition. I can access the share, I can ...
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Linux machine is not detecting network card

I have a machine with CentOS 6.5 installed. The machine works fine everyday, but sometimes when I reboot the machine, then the NIC doesn't detect. When I use the command ifup eth2 then it shows the ...
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How to track my public IP address in a log file?

I'd like to save my public IP address to a log file so I can use them to exclude my own visit to my websites in the stats collections. At the moment I can see my actual public IP address--whatsmyip....
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How can I repeatedly send the contents of a file via socat / ncat to a socket

I'm running some performance testing, and I'm trying to send the same file repeatedly to a socket. If I do something like: $ socat -b1048576 -u OPEN:/dev/zero TCP4-LISTEN:9899,reuseaddr,fork $ ...
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ALG IPSEC and RSTP

I have linux 3.18. my Linux is installet on a router. in this router I activate a NAT from the wan side. Does this Linux support ALG of IPSEC and RSTP ?
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Allowing GRUB to access network in BIOS mode

I want grub to fetch some configuration via tftp/http. Using efi I can do insmod efinet and net_ls_cards will list my network cards which I can configure and use. Using PXE in BIOS/legacy mode ...
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Are IPv6 link-local addresses assigned by the kernel or by a userspace program

When IPv6 is enabled for an interface, it will get a link-local address assigned automatically based on the MAC of the network interface. But who assigns this address? Is it done in the kernel, or by ...
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how to mute an IP stack?

is there any way to mute a network connected device running Linux so that it receives every message targeted on its IP but not sends anything even Acks? or in my case is there anyway to assign same IP ...
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Using dual connection for separate app [duplicate]

My Mint 17 has 2 connections (wired and wireless), when both connected by default the wired is used, what I want to do is keep wireless for file download and general Internet usage, and use the Wired ...
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Force an application to use a specific connection

So my Mint 17 has 2 connections (wired and wireless) when both connected by default the wired is used, what I want to do is keep wireless for file download and general Internet usage, and use the ...
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Raspbian Jessie: /etc/network/interfaces doesn't apply inet6 address. How to diagnose?

I'm experiencing a strange issue, and I don't really know how to diagnose it, or how to fix it. My problem is, that the static ipv6 assignment that used to work suddenly isn't applied any more at ...
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Connect to guest vm (no wifi driver) from machines on same wireless network as the host machine?

I have my host os with proper wifi drivers that connects to my router. I run a NixOs VM (no wifi driver) as guest. I setup some configs in NixOS and it now has many binary caches that I want to share ...
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Block incoming port

I installed LabView on a Scientific Linux 6 machine and promptly got a message from our security officer, stating that the port 3580 is open and listening and that this is a security issue. Apparently,...
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RHEL Network Interface not restarting

RHEL 5.11 I run the restart command: /etc/init.d/networking restart Then it just sits there until I have to force quit: 15:09:11 # /etc/init.d/network restart Shutting down interface bond0: ...
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pcfl - Allow ssh for an specific IP

I'm working with pfctl on Mac OS X. Im trying to make a policy/anchor what blocks SSH for ALL ips, minus specific ip. I try this: pass in on fxp0 proto tcp from any to any port < 22 flags S/SA ...
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Not all traffic routed through openconnect VPN

I'm trying to connect to a VPN network using openconnect with the following command: sudo openconnect -s /etc/vpnc/vpnc-script SERVER I manage to connect to the VPN, so that I can connect to PCs in ...
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Meaning of address and route scope

I've been searching information concerning the meaning of scopes both in addresses and routes but I don't understand the documentation I've read so far. This is what I've been reading: man 8 ip http:...
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Detect automatically a network interface for each one in Solaris 11 [closed]

I'm working currently in a shell script to monitor a Solaris system. The main purpose of the script is show info like: Memory, Network, etc. In the Network part, it will show info like arp table, ...
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Solaris 10 - changing default gateway and netmask

We have a Sunfire V240 server with Solaris 10,I need to change the subnetmask and gateway. I was able to change the subnetmask and gateway by editing the files /etc/subnetmasks and /etc/...
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Wifi can't connect - QCA9377 (168c:0042 rev 30) on arch linux

I have an Acer R11 that came with an Atheros wifi chip. QCA9377 / 168c:0042 (rev 30). After much googling, forum browsing, and general anger, I'm posting here. I am unable to connect to a wireless ...
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linux + single user mode and set network

I have linux redhat machine version 6.5 I reboot machine and work as single user mode , then I set the network on eth0 with default gw address /etc/sysconfig/network-script/ifcfg-eth0 but from ...
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How to get packets queued by the kernel packet filter?

I made simple HTTP proxy which accepts connections from clients on a fixed port; the proxy forks for every incoming connection, and the forked process deals with the flow of packets to the Internet ...
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How to add security (802-1x.eap) with nmcli

I've done nmcli con add type ethernet con-name SOMENAME ifname enp5 now how do I add security to it using nmcli(as if you had hit the on button in the gui.) so that I can than go and edit the ...
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How to access server without IP-address

I have a centos server that was previously on my company's network using a static IP address, but it has since been blocked/firewalled on the network such that I'm not even able to ping it. I was told ...
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How do I get a yum repo to work in a Docker container?

What do I do about two Docker containers on separate VMs that have the same IP address on my network? I have two CentOS 7.x servers. Both have exactly one Docker container. When I use ifconfig, the ...
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Any clustering / load balancing solutions for VPN servers that support external IPs?

I am looking for a clustering / high availability / load balancing solution (something like ucarp or clusterip, etc) where it allows the nodes to be external IPs. Specifically, I would like it for ...
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Route specific traffic to specific interface

I have two NICs. Basically, I want to use one of them for specific traffic (based on the destination IP or the domain) and the second one for the rest of the trafic. Is this possible? If it is, How ...
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Is there a simple menu-based app that shows the LOCAL IP#?

Is there a simple menu-based app that shows the LOCAL IP#? This so I can provide the IP# to anyone wanting to contact my new RPI3 on a LOCAL network (Apache web server initially).
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How to enable gigabit transfer for gigabit ethernet

I have 2 machine (PC and laptop) and a gigabit switch, both NIC are gigabit, the cables are Cat-5E, the PC is gigabit enabled: $ ethtool enp1s0 Settings for enp1s0: Supported ports: [ TP MII ] ...
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Change with the command iptables not reflected in the output of the command netstat

Scenario: A virtual machine UU (abbrev for Ubuntu) is serving a web-page. The web-page is accessible on CO (abbrev. for CentOS) which has the Virtual Box on which UU is running. However the web-page ...
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Cannot connect to the internet (even pinging my own router) on any distro

I always run Windows 10 (Ethernet and WiFi work fine) but I dual boot and changed my distro from Arch (~6 months ago) to Fedora (~3 months ago). Fedora used to connect sometimes and sometimes not. ...
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Setting multiple IP addresses on private network interface using Vagrant

I am trying to configure IPv4 and IPv6 address on Internal network Vagrant interface but I am unable to do so. Here is the configuration: config.vm.network "private_network", ip: "192.168....
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How to proxy nmap and dns resolution of nmap

How to use nmap and dns resolution of nmap over proxy? I tried proxychains, but for dns resolution it doesn't work, it's known bug as I read on some forums. It works well without dns_proxy feature in ...
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Configuring and Testing Freeradius on debian

I'm trying to set up a freeradius server on debian (LTS kernel 3.2.0.4amd64; Wheezy 7.10) it seems to want to use freeradius version 2.1.12 Installing the package wasn't a big deal (apt-get install ...
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Connect to Linux machine behind a firewall

I am looking for way to connect to Linux machine without connecting to it using SSH, Telnet or something similar. The Linux machine is behind a router and I don't have access to it. So opening / ...
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Don't allow docker internet access

I'm looking for a simple way to limit my docker containers so they only have local access and not internet access. I've tried using IPtables to do this and the following works: iptables -I FORWARD -...
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Network shares mounted seem to time out

I am running Windows Mint as primary OS on a couple of PCs at home, I also have a server running Windows Server 2008 which serves a couple of Samba shares. I have mounted these drives via /etc/fstab ...
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Public HTTP/HAProxy server also is a VPN… should it do both?

I have a HTTP/HAProxy server. It also is the OpenVPN server for my network (all my servers are connected to it). I expect my website to grow dramatically soon, so I am worried if this single point of ...
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Changing interface from dhcp to static using nmcli in CentOS7 [duplicate]

I have a new CentOS7 box that I'm trying to configure the interfaces on, and I know how do do it the CentOS6 way (Modifying the ifcfg-* files directly), but id like to use nmcli if possible. I know I ...