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Reasons for the correlation between the number of hops, the time and the distance of hosts [on hold]

I have been given a question, that asks for the relationship between the number of hops between a Source host and a destination host, and how this relates to the time and distance from the source host ...
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1answer
26 views

How to learn the current network scheduler used in my linux machine?

How can I learn what network scheduler for packet selection is used in my linux system? Thanks!
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1answer
241 views

What is most likely to cause this packet loss?

This question: Can a software cause a huge ping response is what made me realize that I have a network problem. As you can see here: C:\Users\*****>pathping google.com Tracing route to ...
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1answer
235 views

See file size on wireshark when downloading

Is there a way to see the filesize of a file when starting a download through wireshark? I want to see the size of http downloads on wireshark when i start them but i cant find that information.
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1answer
87 views

Is there a tool or website to generate DNS query packets for looking up the IP address of a hostname?

Is there a tool or web site where I can plug in some values and have it generate the bytes for a DNS query to look up the IP address of a hostname? Preferably one where it explains how the values ...
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0answers
808 views

Old Look@LAN software gives “No packet to read” log error; then won't ping

Yes, before anyone asks the question, I'm still using Look@LAN. It's the best free network discovery and resources program I've seen (but please, if you have suggestions for newer ones, let me know). ...
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3answers
115 views

my perl scripts that use Net:Pcap dont work when i port them onto a vm on my server

I am trying to run a perl script that i have scripted to dump the packets from my network, i am using the Net:Pcap and netpacket modules. They are working fine on my and my friend's laptop. but when ...
3
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1answer
185 views

Relation between a packet and a frame over the network

I am learning how networks work and I have a question. What is actually sent over the network? A packet/datagram or a frame? I believe it is a packet. If so, let's say Computer A wants to communicate ...
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1answer
437 views

TCP\IP Packet Signature - how to identify such data packets?

I know of a program that can "carve" (look for) TCP IP Packets from raw binary data. The results it presents are the source and destination MAC addresses, the source and destination IP addresses and a ...
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1answer
57 views

How to transfer packets from ethernet card to another ethernet card

I have a desktop with two ethernet(etho,eth1) cards and OSSIM installed in it. I have a laptop with webmin installed, where i want to write rules for transferring packets from eth1 to eth0. Both the ...
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2answers
2k views

Are Segments, Packets and Frames the same size if we ignore headers?

I've looked for some explanation about the differences between Segments, Packets and Frames, and from what I read: Segment is the original data + Transport Layer header. Packet is a Segment + ...
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1answer
102 views

Track down internet PCs communication using network media devices? [closed]

We have a little argue here about is there a way for internet providers to trace your traffic using the network media devices they are using. Some of the folks say that if you are using an other ...
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1answer
231 views

Check how many packets are being received by each interface/computer on the network

Is there a way I can check via terminal or command line how many packets are being received by each interface/computer on the network? I want to check which PC is downloading a large amount of data. ...
2
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1answer
344 views

How do I know if my packet requests are being redirected from localhost?

So I just had a fun and exciting time trying to figure why on earth a particular computer was able to ping different places on the interweb but not browse any webpages of the same places I was able to ...
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1answer
150 views

Odd internet packet routing

I want to know is there anyway to explicitly control the packet routing. I try to connect my computer in HK from San Francisco. It is extremely slow and I use tracert to see what is going on. It seems ...
2
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3answers
655 views

Will VPN will slow down VOIP traffic?

If I have a Linux setup with VPN in Paris and a Linux setup with VPN in London, both with high-speed internet, will packet-switching be slower for VOIP than if I didn't use VPN? A few people have ...
2
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3answers
179 views

Send cookies/site login information over my internal network?

Is there a way I can send cookies/site login information to computers within my internal network? i.e push them through in packet headers? Not FTP. For example if I want to send cookies with my ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I calculate how long a packet will reach its destination?

I am stuck with this homework question. I honestly have no clue what it is talking about. The question asked: You are transmitting 100 bit packets over a long distance link of 40 km. I assume ...
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1answer
125 views

Remove adapter defined routing entry

I need to remove (or change) the default entry in the routing table for Windows XP, which routes packets with a destination equal to the adapter's address to localhost. The reason for this is I ...
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1answer
584 views

Network packet editor for Linux?

Anyone know network packet editor for Linux, or a way to modify network packets in wireshark?
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2answers
554 views

Packet sniffing tools

OS: Windows XP Is there any tool that can do packet sniffing by processes? I use Wireshark before, but that's too wide. I need just to look into a certain process.
3
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3answers
158 views

Packet travelling in layers

I want to know how a network packet travels through different layers, i.e. from the physical layer to the presentation layer in Linux systems. Are there any detailed articles or books on this topic ...
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5answers
2k views

Intercept email and see its content

My new company has a monitor position. What a monitor does, is to monitor what anyone is doing. No IM, USB, phone with camera are allowed. I wonder within a WLAN, if a monitor can intercept my email, ...
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What programs can I use to see what traffic of mine a network admin can see?

What programs can I use to see what traffic of mine a network admin can see? Monitor incoming and outgoing network traffic at a the packet level, I want to make sure my VPN is working properly.