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Linux Kernel TCP socket functions

So I have been looking through the Linux Kernel v3.8.0-19-generic source code and I noticed that the proto struct, whose members are virtual functions for socket operations depending on the particular ...
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How to keep socket visible after closing the connection?

Is it possible to configure Linux to keep a tcp connection visible for netstat/lsof after being closed? (doesn't matter the connection state). I need to detect it with netstat/lsof but if the ...
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SYN-ACK not received

On a standard TCP connection between server and client, I have this issue: the SYN-ACK is not received from the client, while it is sent from the server. I could see this on Wireshark from both server ...
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Why is it possible to continue working in a ssh session after a network disruption?

What enables the Secure Shell client and server to resume communication after one or several network interfaces in the communication path between them is shut down and re-appears some moments later? ...
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TCP vs UDP Error-Checking

I've bounced upon two articles that describe in-depth on how TCP and UDP connections work. However there is some kind of inconsistency. Where one article tells me that UDP does no Error-Checking at ...
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TCP: Maximum number of connections (client and server)

In the description of TCP in the Wikipedia, it is stated that The number of sessions in the server side is limited only by memory and can grow as new connections arrive, but the client must ...
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How can i show only 127.0.0.1 traffic using Wireshark?

Every time I try to filter to just show a specific IP Address, I get an error indicating that it is "not an interface or a field." I have no idea what that means. Furthermore, I don’t really see ...
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551 views

ARP: 'Who has' broadcast resulting in TCP segment losses

I have an issue with a simple TCP connection between two PCs (both Windows XP SP3) connected by direct wire to each other. These PCs have IP address 10.10.10.1 (server) and 10.10.10.2 on the network ...
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Does TCP/UDP send file sequentially or randomnly?

Does TCP/UDP protocol always send or receive file packets sequentially? Would it possible to make a choice which data packets will be sent first using sockets API?
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Sending a file via TCP/UDP socket

I'm reading about TCP and UDP from a article. In the end what I understood is that UDP is faster than TCP but it is unreliable. So if I'm going to a send a file, If use UDP, would it be faster than ...
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TCP/IP on the transport level

I'm trying to understand what happens when I send a packet using a socket on the transport level. Do all packets which leave my computer go first to a geographical location designated by my ISP? Then ...
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Video player that can be controlled by Socket / TCP

Is there a Video Player that can be controlled with TCP? I think VLC supports this - but I can't find any easy to follow instructions on how to do this. I will be using this on a windows 7 machine, ...
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How does the Inetutils telnet utility determine if a connection is still alive?

I've started using sockets in programming with Java (I have experience with Python), and while testing a server that I'd written with the telnet command, I noticed that the utility responds ...
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Distinct Proxying for any TCP-related Protocol

I'm not sure what to call it (proxy/redirection/relay), and I am hoping some software or solution possibly exists for linux. My intention is to be able to listen on a single public facing ip:port ...
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is there a single-end available bandwidth measurement tool

i am doing my graduation thesis,currently i need a tool that is capable of measuring the available bandwidth between client and servers.i have googled that, the link ...