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How to find out total NIC cards and total available physical ports in linux

I need to find out how many total physical ports my server has, and how many of them are in use and how many free. Can you kindly help how to find it: This is what i find from dmidecode output: ...
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Why are there so many network interfaces in OS X? [duplicate]

The ifconfig command prints this output: lo0 gif0 stf0 en0 en1 fw0 en2 bridge0 p2p0 vnic0 vnic1 Is it normal to have all these interfaces?
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Can WiFi repeaters cause interference?

I have a old Linksys router the I converted into a repeater using dd-wrt firmware. Its been running great but I'm just curious is it possible that it could be interfering with the main router?
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Move existing linux flash image to new board and maintain interface indexing

I wrote a small php application on a SBC. I created a disk image from the CF card. When I write the image to a new CF and install on a new SBC the interface index numbers (I hope I am stating that ...
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Why can we add virtual interface using `iw dev <devname> interface add…`

I knows that with mac80211 we can create multiple virtual interfaces on one physical device. From iw's official docs I found this could be done by these two commands: iw dev <devname> interface ...
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Clients from multiple subnets can't simultaneously connect to server

I have setup servers for several games in the past where either players from outside my local network could join, or players from within my local network could join, but not both at the same time. ...
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What is creating the utun0 network interface on OSX? What is for? What is it exactly?

What is creating the utun0 network interface on OSX? What is it being used for? What is it exactly? The interface only appears after connecting to the Ethernet or turning on the Wi-Fi and goes away ...
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How to change IP of VPN interface?

I have connected to a VPN on Ubuntu. and type ifconfig shows VPN interface has an IP of 10.10.0.11. Unfortunately, there is another computer in my lan whose ip is also 10.10.0.11 and they're ...
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What type of connector is on this NAS-like storage device?

I have a NAS kind of box, which I got it from my old office when they were moving out, at first I thought this was a simple Ethernet cable, but it is not. Any idea what this connection is? Another ...
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OpenWRT Network Configuration on Alix3d2

I've been working on an issue and I'm in need for some answers from experienced people in this field, I hope that answers will be rich since internet didn't serve me very well. Scenario: I have 2 ...
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Trying to detect why a certain program using a TUN/TAP devices disconnects my WLAN

I’ve got program which disconnects my wlan0 network. I would like to know why this network disconnects. I'm using wpa_supplicant for wlan0. The program which make me disconnect is attaching TUN/TAP ...
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Assigning a Public IP for RaspberryPi in local area wired network

We are trying to configure RaspberryPi with public IP (192.248.10.71) in local area wired network. This is the network configuration in /etc/network/interfaces, auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Virtual eth-adapter in networking-configuration

I have on my Debian en eth0-interface and I need the interface to listen to other IP's. I know I can create it with the following command ifconfig eth0:1 10.10.10.20/24 With this command everything ...
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Difference interface priority and metrics in windows

I would like to ask what exactly is the difference between the priority settings of network adapters in the advanced settings window of the adapter settings (adapters and bindings, like mentioned in ...
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Setting up a tap interface on linux

I'm using Scapy to learn how to craft packets however I seem to be getting some interference from the kernel when trying to do some specific operations. I have been given some advice to use a tap ...
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How to route Windows network traffic between 2 interfaces? [duplicate]

I have a LAN connection connected to a domain and also a 4G USB Network device. I know you can use metrics to set which gateways to use when these interfaces are both enabled. How can I set it to ...
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How to make tap interfaces persistent after reboot?

Some tasks requires having tap interfaces configured + assign ownership. So, I am doing it manually: sudo tuntap -u <username> sudo ifconfig tap0 up sudo ip a a 192.168.1.1/24 dev tap0 or ...
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How to create a virtual interface from a socks proxy?

I am wanting to create a network interface from a SOCKS 5 proxy on localhost. This will eventually be bridged with a wireless interface that I have which will be operating in AdHoc mode. This will ...
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IPv4 interface number

I came across a question in Self Test Software for MS Exam 70-642 Which command adds route to destination server, with IP address 10.51.0.0 and subnet mask of 255.255.0.0. Next hop should be ...
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ForceBindIP not binding (Alternatives to ForceBindIP)

I'm working on Win7 x64, and I can't get ForceBindIP to work. I know it's an outdated software, if you have suggestions for a replacement, I'll be really thankful. Issue: When I call ForceBindIP from ...
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How to force all traffic to a certain IP through a specific network interface on Linux

I have an ill-behaving piece of software which requires the usage of a certain network interface on my Linux VM. In practive this is a Vagrant box with a NAT-interface and a Bridged interface. ...
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How to identify which USB devices are mapped to what network interface names?

When I plug in an USB network, it gets assigned a network name, like wlan1 by udev. Is there a way how to determine the mapping, without going through udev files, like ...
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Install Ubuntu, eth0 not detected?

I have installed Ubuntu laptop Toshiba Satellite L640?, and I had difficulty, that is how to enable network interfaces, eth0 was not detected when running ifconfig.
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Does the physical interface name in Linux ever change?

When I see the man page for interfaces I see the below. Has anyone seen similar behavior, I had been using Ubuntu for some time and my net-books interface name has not changed for ever. The ifup ...
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Easy persistent network config on ubuntu server

I'm having some problems configuring a static IP on my ubuntu server. What is the easiest way to configure IP, netmask, nameserver and default gateway on eth0? I've tried modifying the ...
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Restrict SSH to one interface

How can I restrict incoming SSH connection request to only one interface? I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.04 LST. I want to lock down access to SSH to only one interface because I use the server as a ...
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List network interfaces on a Ubuntu machine

How can I get a list of the network interfaces on a Ubuntu machine including wired and wireless?
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routing a secondary IP-addr. of a different private network on the same interface

Typical home-networking xDSL setup on a TG782 router/gateway. Hosts on the local private network are allocated IP-addresses in the range of 192.168.1.0/24 and can get to WAN through the aforementioned ...
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What does mask 0.0.0.0 mean when it's assigned to a network interface?

Suppose I use ifconfig or some similar command to setup my network interface, and I assign 0.0.0.0 to the mask parameter. Does it have a special meaning? What implications could this have?
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Set up Ubuntu server as router

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server on a old desktop PC with a dual port network card I would like to use as router for my home network. How do I have to set up the interfaces so that the ...
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How can I ensure outbound traffic uses the same interface as that of inbound traffic in Linux?

I have a Linux box with two interfaces: one for data and the other for management purpose. If both are on the same network, I have a route added for both interfaces. Imagine the routing table is: ...
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Permanently down/disable network interface in opensuse

I have two wireless cards in my computer. One bad one that cant be removed and one good one the I actually want use. Opensuses network manage automatically loads both and switches between the other ...
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iproute nexthop not working - defining multiple default gateways

I have several point to point connections and I’d like to use all of them as default gateways. I saw this link which explains how to do this using load balancing by calling ip route with a next hop ...
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Wireless network interface ra0 does not start at boot

I recently installed USB Wireless Adapter based on Ralink RT5370 chip on my Ubuntu 10.04. Manufacturer drivers are installed properly and now I have ra0 wireless interface configured in ...
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When a PC has both a wired and a wireless connection, how is information transferred?

My PC has two connections (wireless and wired) simultaneously. Both of them have an internet connection. In this situation, how does it connect to the internet? How do my LAN and WLAN interfaces know ...
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iptables trouble: nat with ip alias (virtual interface) not working

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 11.10 server to act as firewall for a network running several different SSL websites. The idea is fairly common: have all public IP's for each site aliased to the public ...
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What is the “Current message level”?

What is the "Current message level" of an interface that ethtool provides? E.g. ethtool eth1 [Other stuff] Current message level: 0x00000014 (20) What is the message level? What is message ...
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How to delete loopback adaptor in Windows 7 using batch script?

I have created 10 loopback adaptors on Windows 7 using devcon devcon -r install %WINDIR%\Inf\Netloop.inf *MSLOOP I put this in for loop and every thing is ok but now I want to delete them using ...
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ifconfig ignores alias on IPv6

When I add an IPv4 address for the interface eth0:0 with ifconfig, it is created correctly: ifconfig eth0:0 add 192.168.10.10 This can be verified by ifconfig or "ip a". When I add an IPv6 address ...
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Gateway Driver Interface down, no port forwarding

In my home network I am using a Linksys WAG120N WLAN Router. For one of my devices I need port forwarding, this works without problems. I have, however, noticed that after a while the port forwarding ...
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Allow network interface configuration without root priviledges

I have second network interface and I want to allow non-root users to configure it (Ubuntu). Is it possible to do this with udev or setcap? What should I rather use and how?
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 interfaces file unreadable

I am configuring ubuntu server 11.10 to go from dhcp to static and whenever I try to restart my networking manager, I get the error: command ran: sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart ...
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Debian randomly changes IP adress

I have debian6, interfaces are set manually: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 40:61:86:7c:42:ed inet addr:192.168.3.238 Bcast:192.168.3.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: ...
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Replaying packets on local machine other than loopback

This might sound very wierd; but can I replay a pcap file on a interface other than lo in local machine? I want to get packets on lets say eth1. It is not attached to any link as of now. I want the ...
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setting up wifi for static ip on ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup dhcp and static IP I have 2 lan card, Ubuntu 12.04 and it is a laptop the wireless interface I want to give a static IP and lan to have a dynamic ip how should I go about making ...
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A Printer that has multiple MAC Addresses?

I have a Lexmark printer that for some reason shows multiple MAC addresses when its connected to a switch. Thats so weird. Anybody had the same problem? How can I solve it and how come it has ...
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Setting up a preferred network interface in linux

I need to set up the network interfaces of a linux box running Ubuntu Server. The box will be deployed in an industrial vehicle and will operate headless (i.e. no monitor, no keyboard/mouse). The ...
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How to create new localhost interface in Windows?

In *unix you can write: sudo ifconfig lo0 127.0.2.1 up But how to do this command line in Windows?
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Will the network interface change between different operating systems?

I am interested to know if the network interface name (eth0, eth1, ..) associated with each physical ethernet card will change depending on what OS you use. If it is constant how does it assign the ...
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“airmon-ng start wlan0” will not create mon0

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a Realtek RTL8187SE Driver, RTL8180/RTL8185 chipset with aircrack-ng 1.1 and every time i enter "airmon-ng start wlan0". It says "monitor mode enabled" instead of "monitor ...