Managing and using network connectivity on a unix system

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Unable to ping CentOS virtualbox

I have created a virtual machine for CentOS in VirtualBox using an NAT connection (It wont work under Bridged). Now the problem is I can ping from CentOS to my IP on Ubuntu with no problem but I ...
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Fedora 20: Failed to start LSB: Bring up/down networking

I'm trying to restart my networking service in Fedora 20, and I get the following error: [dev@localhost das]$ sudo service network restart [sudo] password for dev: Restarting network (via ...
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Two way internet sharing configuration (swiching modem from one machine to another)

I have: One Raspberry Pi with Raspbian (distribution based on Debian), with one enthernet interface One laptop with windows, with one ethernet interface One USB modem Ethernet cable between Pi and ...
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problem with server bonding interface configuration

We are facing some problem with configuration of servers: There are 2 servers, each one contain 2 NICs which are in bond. Each server is connected to 2 Cisco switches (one connection from each NIC to ...
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Access point (with hostapd) on the same interface as the network/gateway?

I wonder if it should be possible to have an wireless access point using hostapd (as described in Set up an access point) on the same interface that connects to a wireless network for internet. I ...
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Heartbeat 3 binding socket error

I've been tying to install Heartbeat3.0.5+Pacemaker1.0.12 on CentOS 6.3 64bit via yum. The installation seems to be successful, but there is a problem when starting Heartbeat. I put some info related ...
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Reboot when no network connection does not work!

I have a Raspberry Pi that I use as a NAS for my local network. It works fine, but when I turn off the router to which the pi is connected, it permanently loses the connection. To be able to connect ...
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I'm not able connect internet from vmware player with centos

I installed centos 6.4 and when I installed I set the network config. But somehow centos did not save them. Now I forced server to use dhcp but it is taking wrong IP address and it is not able to ...
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What are the differences between socket polling mechanisms of kqueue and epolling?

kqueue socket polling mechanism is used in FreeBSD and epolling in Linux. I would like to know what are the differences between the two mechanisms?
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Airdrop compatible

Is there anything in Linux that implements whatever it is that makes Airdrop in OS X work? I'm not really familiar with that program, so I'm not sure what protocol it's using to communicate. update ...
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Auto connect to a wireless network (Ångström Linux)

I am using Ångström Linux on BeagleBoard-xM. I have installed a RTL8188SU USB Wi-Fi adapter and configured it properly. But it doesn't connect automatically even though I have marked the interface as ...
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How to merge two network interface in one?

I have two network interface on my router: wlan0 and wlan1. First for 2.4Ghz and second for 5Ghz. Also i have Coova-chilli with setting HS_LANIF=wlan0. Therefore captive portal (chilli) work for only ...
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Fix “Route hash chain too long” without restart

On our production server (ubuntu 12.04, 3.2.0-63 kernel) routing cache reached its capacity. Modifying rhash_entries is out of the question, since it is a kernel boot param, and we can not restart the ...
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What are the differences between the network stack of FreeBSD and that of Linux? [on hold]

Recently there was a news about facebook trying to hire people with good Linux kernel knowledge so that they can improve the performance of Linux network stack and make it better or comparable to that ...
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Re-enable route cache

In my kernel log I found: lo: 5 rebuilds is over limit, route caching disabled I know what triggers route cache rebuilds (too long hash bucket chains), but what exactly gets disabled? Which device? ...
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Using source routing (LSRR) - any ideas?

What I want to do is conceptually very simple, but I can't find any information or help about how to go about doing this. Basically, I want to configure my networking to use source routing (LSRR). ...
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Absolutely jail a user with minimum IP, file, & command rights

I am trying to secure a custom application as much as possible from outside tampering. I've seen many pages on jailing a user, but they usually include many exceptions, and I want to lock down this ...
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curl timeout troubleshooting

I tried to curl popular websites e.g. curl google.com or curl google.com:80 and there is always a timeout error. Some troubleshooting steps performed: Able to curl localhost with response Able to ...
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Proxy for certain networks

Is it possible, on a system using NetworkManager, to configure a system-wide proxy if I am in a certain wifi-network, but not otherwise? It would also need to log in to the proxy with a username and ...
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Sending audio through network

This is a rather crazy idea. I am planing to set up a configuration that would send audio being played on my laptop to my home server via local network so that the sound is played on the server ...
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Creating VLANs between network namespaces

I want to implement the topology shown in the figure below using network namespaces (ns1 to ns4). ...
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Easy voice talk between 2 computers in 2 countries?

My plan is to enable 2 sets of unsophisticated users (children and their grandparents) in 2 different countries to talk easily. In practice I see it as: A quiet linux computer is on all the time in ...
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Cannot ping machine on eth0; Pings fine on wlan0; Centos 6.5 on Dell D610

I recently installed Centos 6.5 (32 bit) on an old Dell D610. It has both a lan port and a wifi. When I assign the wifi a static IP, I can use it as a server, connect to it from other machines etc ...
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Networking and Samba from a quest OS running on qemu

I'm trying to test some software on a big endian system to ensure compatibility. My plan is to use qemu on Ubuntu 12.04 to emulate a MIPS system. So far I've been able to create the quest system ...
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Configure applications to ask for a user:pass behind a proxy

Here's the deal: I'm trying to set up a SQL server with Debian Linux, I managed to install Debian - but I can't get apt-get to work, since I'm behind a proxy. I already managed to setup Iceweasel to ...
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netcat to capture ethernet

How can I make sure the result of the following command: nc eth0 &> capture.txt would capture the data + errors transmitted via eth0?
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Slow network with e1000

I've got a problem with my network speed. I sometimes have full download speed (i.e. 5 MB/s, which is about my max. internet dl-speed) and sometimes comparable slow speed (about 0.5 MB/s). This is ...
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How does ssh work when client and host are on the same machine? [on hold]

I illustrate my question with the help of docker containers but this example is orthogonal to the rest of the problem. In fact any program that allows the use of bridge interfaces and ssh would do. I ...
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Open and redirect port

I'm trying to set up SNMP for a router so I can monitor it from an existing Nagios installation on an off-site server. I'm having trouble getting the router to respond to SNMP requests from the WAN, ...
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Need to add virtual interface in Suse Enterprise Server edition permanently

How can I add virtual interface in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 permanently?
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Openswan ipsec hub and spoke setup is not working

I have configured Hub and Spoke using openswan ipsec. Tunnel is immediately getting UP but the problem is: Spoke1 can ping/access HUB's LAN and vice-versa (S1 -- HUB && HUB -- S1) Spoke2 can ...
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NAT and source IP filtering in PF, using OpenBSD >= 4.7

I just read a book about PF (The Book Of PF, No Starch), but there's one question not answered by it. If I have a gateway machine using two interfaces, $int_if and $ext_if, and I NAT the packages ...
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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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What is the difference between hostname, hostname --fqdn, and hostname -A

I have a machine I changed the hostname of. I changed it in /etc/hosts, /etc/sysconfig/network, and with hostname command. hostname returns the correct shortname, hostname --fqdn returns the expected ...
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redirect web server with no-ip and port forwarding in livebox

I want my Apache web server running on a Livebox (home router appliance running Linux) to be accessible from the Internet (WAN). I installed and configured the application noip2 on my Ubuntu PC. ...
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How can I tell if my wifi dongle has access-point capabilities?

I have a Realtek 8191SU USB wifi dongle for use on my Raspberry Pi. I'm trying to set up a wifi access point using this tutorial. However, I'm running into a few errors, and I suspect it might be ...
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How to rollback network configuration changes done over SSH in case of failure?

I'm about to change iptables configuration and interface speed and duplex settings over SSH. What are the possibilities to rollback the changes in case of host becomes unreachable? I guess simple: ip ...
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eth0 not being configured automatically

When I start an ubuntu 12.10 instance, eth0 is NOT getting configured. davidparks21@MySqlDB:~$ cat /run/network/ifstate lo=lo When I manually edit ifstate and add eth0=eth0 and service restart ...
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Configure multiple interfaces with different hostnames using DHCP and DNS

I have a machine running Ubuntu 12.04 Server with two interfaces connected (eth0, eth1) to the network. Our network is set up so that a FreeBSD based DHCP server hands out leases and registers the ...
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How can I use 0.0.0.0/0 in ipset hash:net,port?

Right now, if I do ipset a ansible_allowed 0.0.0.0/0,tcp:22 I get ipset v6.19: The value of the CIDR parameter of the IP address is invalid and instead I have to add 0.0.0.0/1,tcp:22 ...
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How to find all available networking interfaces, having IP address assigned or not [migrated]

I am trying to get all networking interfaces available on linux. I am using ioctl API to get all the networking interfaces but it return me only the interfaces those have ip address allocated. It ...
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Guest OS Ubuntu 12.04 no network connection

Recently added a new *.VDI image with Ubuntu 12.04 to my existing VirtualBox. The machine hangs with a "Waiting for network configuration" error, eventually times out after 60 seconds and boots in ...
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How to set up an Internet Connection in Linux Mint?

My machine has wired Internet connection with Windows 7 OS. In connection properties I see service name : ispone obtain IP address automatically obtain DNS server address automatically How do I ...
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Internet connection being lost after about 10 seconds

Okay so I have looked at this post Network connection drops after a few seconds, Which looks similar to the problem I am having but I have only just got Linux and can't work out what to do. Before I ...
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BIND9 as a DNS server refuses requests

I am trying to set up a DNS server on Amazon Linux using BIND9. It has to act as a master nameserver for a lot of domains. I have imported all of the DNS zone files using NamedManager (a web ...
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Packet loss with RX error packets

I am seeing packet loss from all my blade servers within the HP Blade C7000 enclosure. # ping 192.168.2.140 PING 192.168.2.140 (192.168.2.140) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 192.168.2.140: ...
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Setting up hostapd with a iwlwifi device to run a hotspot

I am trying to configure my opensuse 13.1 system to function as a hotspot (on my dell xps13 computer). So I tried setting up hostapd as explained here, but I get an error: hostapd ...
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How to route network in order to use internet on CentOs?

I have 2 computer in local network which have CentOS both. One has wireless card which can use internet connection. Other computer does not have internet connection. I want to route ip addresses in ...
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What is SSTP vpn server and how can I run one?

I've read a couple of L2TP and PPTP tutorials on the net and there are just dozens of "running PPTP/L2TP on Linux" guides available out there and I successfully made packages like open-swan or pptpd ...
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Unable to access an http sevice forwarded using ssh

I forwarded a port from a remote server (which has Tomcat running on it) to a local port on my machine. Say, if the remote server address is http://myremoteserver.com:8080, I forwarded the port to ...