Routing (in IP-based networks) is the process of selecting paths in a network along which to send network traffic.

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Using bridge utils to connect two computers via Linux

I have been using bridge utils previously to connect my network connected computers to a single interface on my Linux computer. The problem I'm having is when I installed a new Linux (with Slackware) ...
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Local DNS Server Refuses to Ask itself for DNS

I am running Debian 7 and have set up a DHCP and DNS server. Everything is working nicely, except for the server itself not following the DNS entries in BIND. The problem is that /etc/resolv.conf is ...
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Adding two default gateways in Debian interfaces file

This is my interfaces file: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 auto eth1 iface eth1 inet static address 192.168.2.10 ...
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Sniffing packets through router

I would like to create a system like this. The user would connect through a wifi network which would reroute all http requests and responses through the network card on a computer thus allowing that ...
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Redirect ALL packets from eth1 & eth2 through a SOCKS proxy

Is there a way to redirect all traffic, UDP and TCP, coming to and from eth1 and eth2 through a SOCKS proxy (Tor) which then passes it through eth0? eth0: Internet in - leads to the main router, then ...
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Xen, bridge and multiple IPs on CentOS

There's a new server that is assigned 5 IP addresses. I want to use Xen to run several VMs with various services. This is my first attempt to install Xen, I use this tutorial as a guideline. Stuck ...
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Block specific IP from accessing gateway

Suppose you are on linux internet gateway/router. What would you do to block a client with specific IP using bash script. I prefer something like ./block_client.sh 192.168.1.123 to block and ...
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Use eth interface to connect to a router and wlan for the internet

I am currently trying to configure a router to which I connect to (to its web interface) using an Ethernet cable through the eth0 interface. That router doesn't have access to the internet. Now, I ...
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What happens to local LAN traffic on linux to non-loopback addresses?

One thing I've never quite understood on Linux is what happens to local traffic that isn't directed at loopback. For example, given the following network setup: [root@pe-323-master ~]# ifconfig eth0 ...
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Internet routing between wlan0 and ppp0?

On my Debian Linux device, I have a USB-modem that is connected to the Internet. Its interface name is ppp0. I also have a USB-wireless adapter, where I am hosting a Access Point. Its interface name ...
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Share Internet Connection from computer to new router

On my linux computer I have an external wlan adapter which is connected wirelessly to internet (an access point). Now I want to connect my linux computer via ethernet cable to a new ddwrt router. This ...
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Routing through iptables

I have this vpn client that touches the routing table and then keeps watching it to exit if it gets touched. It is the kind of setup needed for an endpoint, such as a laptop. I want to use a small ...
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Need help with routing

I have set up a Ubuntu server, that I want to use as a router for my local office. The problem is, that I want to make 2 VPN connections, to remote branches, and then I want to route all traffic to ...
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How to create an internal multipath gateway

Basically trying to bend bridging and NATing to my will with quite a unique project. I've simplified what I'm doing below (VM=Kali virtual machine for testing): ZoneX's are network namespaces, ...
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What is the interface scope (global vs. link) used for?

Routing table entries have an attribute scope. I would like to know how the change from global to link (or the other way round) affects the network system.
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Linux: How to auto-configure IP routing based upon ping results

I've got a linux server with two possible connections to the net: one is a slow, high-latency cellular modem (ppp0), and the other is through fast wifi->broadband (wlan0). The problem is that the ...
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Linux: Is there a IPv6 equivalent to the IPv4 kernel option accept_local?

Since linux kernel >= 2.6.33 the kernel option "accept_local" can be modified: /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/${interfaceID}/ accept_local - BOOLEAN Accept packets with local source addresses. ...
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Simplest way to set up multiple subdomains to separate VMs running on single host

Problem: I´m planning to set up several virtualized centos, rhel or ubuntu guest machines on a single centos host server (most likely using KVM). Each guest VM is running an instance of a webapp + ...
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Route VPN traffic through different proxies

I want to setup VPN server and route (based on my routing algorithm) all traffic through different proxy servers. Let's say I have one host, with many users, connected to my VPN. I want to route all ...
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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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Packets do not cross IP tables Postrouting when originating from an external IP

I'm trying to reflect traffic from the internet to an internal device that I only want to have local access. I have a host in my DMZ that I'm trying to DNAT traffic to this internal device, and SNAT ...
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How does Linux handle 2 identical destinations in its routing table?

I have this is my routing table (in that order): 10.3.68.0/22 via 172.16.100.9 dev vlan4 10.3.68.0/22 dev eth3 proto kernel scope link src 10.3.69.254 eth3 has ip 10.3.69.254/22. Why does ...
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Creating a private network for internal VMs

I am trying to configure a private network for use with my Xen VMs, in addition to the public network in use by another of the VMs (VM1, which has its own public IP). So far, I have the public side ...
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complex dd-wrt routing setup - is it possible?

I have access to my university's VPN through OpenVPN, and would like to extend it to all the devices at home. I have cable internet, a DD-WRT router, a bunch of clients (mostly Windows), and a ...
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What are the requierements to sniff UDP packets in a Wireless Ad-Hoc network?

In a wireless Ad-Hoc network, I have two computers which communicates in UDP together from 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.5 I have a third computer (192.168.1.6) which wants to listen to the packets which ...
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Alternative to mrouted for DVMRP on Debian Squeeze

I need to implement DVMRP protocol to route multicast over Openvpn (tun) connection for some old 3Com NBX phones. I use Debian squeeze so mrouted is not available (obsolete). What can I use ...
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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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Traffic getting routed through Apache

for some reason, certain outgoing traffic on my server gets routed to the apache webserver i am running. this problem just started happening. i have the webserver set up to use vhosts, the webserver ...
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How do I configure OpenVPN as a Gateway client for Witopia?

I have the following setup: Witopia SSL account Synology 409 NAS (with OpenVPN and Apache etc) PS3 Mac Apple AirPort router (configured for NAT) Locked IPT-box (using DHCP and NAT traversing) ...
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What does my router need to act as a name server for my home network?

I am happily using an old PC as a router. Two network cards, Debian wheezy, NAT, ... everything just fine. My home network uses static IPs, which I am also happy with. However, every box on my home ...
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Use a specific interface for a specific destination subnet (source IP setting)

I am looking for some sort of routing trickery to set a specific source IP: Local machine has two IPs; Eth1: 192.168.0.1 Eth1:2 192.168.0.2 Default gateway is 192.168.0.254 via Eth1 Remote subnet ...
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How is the loopback network interface implemented?

The loopback network interface "is a virtual network device implemented entirely in software," according to another question on Unix.SE. But how is this implementation actually accomplished, and how ...
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CentOS: Sharing WLAN for internet access

I have installed CentOS 6.2 on HP Proliant server. I want to share my USB wireless internet (Tata photon +). I am able to start internet on my server, but when I enable my LAN, I don't have internet ...
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Primary network interface in Linux

I have a server box with two interfaces. One of the interfaces is connected to the internal network, another - to external. I have assigned IP 192.168.1.200 to internal interface (eth0). I have some ...
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Different sites on different interfaces using link aggregation

I read about Ubuntu Bonding and how it allows to bond multiple connections to get several advantages. My requirements is this : I want two different interfaces at a time (A wifi and other Ethernet) ...
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Detect which interface traffic to an IP address goes through

I'm making an script, and I need to detect in what interface is the traffic of an IP going through. This is because in the arch, an IP address is attended only for one of four NIC's, but can be any of ...
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How do I route web requests into my private network depending on the domain in the url?

Scenario: Due to limited number of IPs, several domains are resolved into the same IP address. However, these domains may not all run on the same webserver, VM, or even dedicated machine. Therefore, ...
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Bridge/Router with custom logic

I've a Linux box with 3 network adapaters, which I'd like to configure as follow: Adapter A is connected to computer A Adapter B is connected to computer B Adapter C is connected to the Internet. ...
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Forwarding packets from loopback interface with policy-based routing

I have the following iptables rule: iptables -t mangle -A PREROUTING -p udp -m udp --dport 10000 -j MARK --set-xmark 0x4/0xffffffff which sets fwmark 4 on all udp packets with destination port ...
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iptables routing incoming IP to another destination IP question

I have a test setup: server1:1.1.1.1 server2:2.2.2.2 client: 3.3.3.3 I'm trying to have client IP 3.3.3.3 do a HTTP request from the 1.1.1.1 server. However I want the 1.1.1.1 server to pass this ...
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mutliple default gateways for alias interfaces (SOLVED)

Alias interfaces defined in /etc/network/interfaces cannot have multiple default gateways. Unfortunately I would like to use the same interface to access 2 differents nets, and I need to define 2 ...
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How do I prevent my hostapd access point from pretending to route to the Internet?

I have a nice little iMX6 (an ARM CPU) board running Linux kernel 3.0.35 with hostapd 0.7.3. Setting up the wireless interface as an access point works fine but clients think they can be routed ...
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Route only ssh traffic through VPN

Is it possible to route a computer's SSH service through a VPN connection but allow ALL other data to exit through the WAN address? What sort of iptables magic needs to be done to accomplish this? ...
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Linux nat/iptables configuration for a chain of peer-to-peer links

I have an experimental setup, of 4 Linux (CentOS) machines: All 4 machines are internally connected using different networks and can ping eachother directly connected interfaces. However only PC4 ...
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Make a linux network device a router

I am developing an IPv6 network device driver. It should behaviors like a router, i.e. send router advertisement regularly. But now my device is working like a node, send router solicitation. What ...
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PPTP server with NIC aliases

I have set up a VPN on a VPS Server using PPTP. I have one NIC with two aliases. eth0 eth0:1 eth0:2 The 3 interfaces have public addresses. eth0 is a French IP, eth0:1 is UK, and eth0:2 is ...
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Make nslookup use specific interface

On my computer I have two network cards. Both are using different Internet Providers service. Both Internet service provider have different DNS server and their IP address are known to me. I want to ...
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Routing private network to internet via 2 gateways

I have the current set up for an embedded environment: Embedded Target (192.168.0.200) -----> Virtual Machine (VMWare) (2 NIC's - 192.168.0.2 (Target Port) and 192.168.49.69 (NAT Port to host)) ...
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Multiple VPN connetions, routing based on country

I want to set up a couple of VPN connections to two different countries, A and B, on my Ubuntu Server. Then I would like to set up rules based on GeoIP to determine which VPN connection should be used ...
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Static route in Centos 6

Here is my route -n output: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 192.168.122.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 ...