TCP stands for Transmission Control Protocol and is one of the core protocols of the Internet Protocol Suite. TCP complements the Internet Protocol (IP), and therefore the entire suite is commonly referred to as TCP/IP.

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Windows 7 firewall causing remote connection to time out; should refuse connection

The Windows 7 Firewall is running with default options to allow outbound connections and block incoming connections. I have a process trying to connect regularly from within my local network, which is ...
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Detect what outgoing ports are bypassed by firewall

My school has a firewall which limits most outgoing ports. There're only TCP/80, TCP/443, TCP/21 allowed. Is there's a way to find out all the outgoing port allowed by the firewall? My current idea: ...
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Forcing a game to not take “real local IP” into account but only recognize virtual local IP assigned by VPN server

We are two friends who want to play Heroes of Might and Magic 2, 3 or 5 together in online multiplayer mode over internet using a TCP/IP connection. As we are not happy with third party solutions ...
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How does a server get notified about the HTTP request?

I have a basic understanding of how HTTP works. I understand the client (web browser) makes a request and server responds back to the request. However, the thing I don't understand is how does a web ...
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How does a web server return an HTTP request?

I'm sorry if this is a really stupid question; my networking knowledge is pretty sparse. So, a user makes a HTTP request to some address. That request comes from an address on a local subnet, but the ...
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Subnet mask of 255.255.255.255

I have a subnet mask of 255.255.255.255.( Why is my subnet mask 255.255.255.255?). I refer that from the above question that it is as good as each computer is on its own network and cant interact ...
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Assessing Performance in Process Explorer: Varying Block Sizes

I am trying to assess the performance of my scientific software using Process Explorer, with the files both locally on our blade server (Dell VRTx, Windows Server 2012) and over the network from ...
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Accessing two devices with the same IP?

I want to connect my laptop to two WiFi enabled digital cameras, that have the same IP hardcoded: 192.168.1.1 One solution that I've successfully tried: Connect one device to the laptop's built in ...
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Cannot connect to 192.168.1.1

I have router TP Link n900 and I cannot connect to my admin panel of the router, I just bought it, I have internet when I am connected with cabel, but cannot open the router. My connection is : PC -> ...
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How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN?

This is a little theory question that has been confusing me for a pretty long time. Basically, if we are inside of a private LAN, and we want incoming packets to reach, for example, an HTTP server ...
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Keep alive, ESTABLISHED and TIME_WAIT semantics

When I use the following command netstat -ant | grep :9111 | awk '{print $6}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n I get the following 1 LAST_ACK 1 LISTEN 2 SYN_RECV 7 FIN_WAIT1 51 ESTABLISHED ...
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How does HTTP become stateless?

HTTP is said to be stateless. Meaning, it doesn’t need to store information for the transmission of data. But HTTP uses TCP, which is state oriented. If that's the case, how does HTTP becomes ...
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Network tcp parameters

i have a netstat -s output which i would like some opinions on. Which are the parameters that seems to appear to have problems? from what I can see, tcpInUnorderBytes and tcpInUnorderSegs have some ...
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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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TCP connection assistance

I have 2 PCs at home connected to a router. I am trying to establish a TCP connection from PC2 to PC1. I have installed TCP Test Tool 3.0 on both and have set PC1 to listen on port 54100. On PC2 I ...
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Does an open TCP socket connection consume data when not used?

I have a TCP socket connection established between my server and a modem which has a active GSM module and sim card installed. I create this wirless 3G connection via socat: /usr/bin/socat ...
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What's wrong with this tcpdump syntax?

sudo tcpdump -i ath1 -s 0 -nne "(type mgt and subtype beacon)" Can anyone help me? I was following a tutorial at http://wiki.secarmour.com/2013/09/capture-wireless-traffic.html but seems I got ...
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TCP/IP to Serial - Serial Server

I have a server with 8 COM ports which I would like to make accessible via TCP ports, I've done quite a bit of research and tried numerous solutions including ser2net etc. All of which unfortunately ...
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Port forwarding and C++ Winsock Client-Server applications

As the title says, I'm creating a TCP client and a server program in C++. My question is, when running the client and server on two separate machines that go through a different firewalled router over ...
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TCP Client and Server Port forwarding

I have a TCP client and server program that I made. My question is, when running the client and server on two separate machines that go through a different firewalled router over the internet, does it ...
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A tool for sending and receiving plain text via TCP? [closed]

For debugging purposes, I'm looking for a tool that can do the following: Connect to a TCP socket send plain text commands receive plain text answers Yes, of course telnet can do that. But my ...
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Disable TCP keepalive on RHEL6

Is it possible to disable TCP keepalive on RHEL6? I know the kernel parameters for tuning TCP keepalive timeout are as follows: net.ipv4.tcp_keepalive_time net.ipv4.tcp_keepalive_intvl ...
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What impacts does RTT have on the behaviour of TCP?

How does round-trip time impact a TCP connection's behaviour? I know that the throughput of a connection with a high RTT is lower than the throughput of a connection with a low RTT but how does RTT ...
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Is there a software that allows RS232 sniffing and TCP/UDP listening [closed]

I am looking for a software that would fulfill the following requirements: Able to "sniff" communication over RS232 (like PortMon and Advanced Serial Data Logger) Able to listen to a given ...
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Create local TCP connection from C program in Ubuntu VM to Labview in Windows (Host)

Sorry if this is lengthy, I'll try to keep it as concise as possible. I have made a C program which runs in Ubuntu in a virtual machine and a Labview program running in windows (the host of the VM) ...
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Using DJB's tcpclient or tcpcat bidirectionally

Can someone post an example on how to use DJB's tcpclient bidirectionally? We need to read from Tor's ControlPort as well as write to Tor's ControlPort. A "file" that is open for both, reading and ...
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What changes to my network settings in Windows 7 can I make to achieve lower latency for gaming?

What changes to my network settings in Windows 7 can I make to achieve lower latency for gaming? I have heard of changing TCP settings in the registry, but I have also heard conflicting information on ...
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Can't capture inbound/outbound messages in Fiddler

.NET interferes with localhost traffic (there's already a lot of threads open on that topic), but something else is mangling my ability to see traffic to/from my server. I know this because I am ...
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Reverse SSH Tunneling Question [closed]

I'm somewhat confused on reverse SSH tunneling and I'd really like someone to help me out. My Goal: I'd like to create a physical backdoor to a network using a BeagleBone Black (or RaspberryPi or ...
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virtualbox: no TCP traceroute

I have VirtualBox running Ubuntu on an Ubuntu host. The networking mode I set is NAT. I noticed that TCP traceroute-like messages (i.e. with low IP TTL) never receive any ICMP reply. Is there some ...
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Is the Transport Layer (e.g. UDP, TCP) handled by the Operating System usually? [closed]

I'm really new to networking and am struggling to understand this. I know the Transport Layer in the Internet Protocol Suite (at least the UDP and TCP protocols) contains the source and destination ...
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How do I delay tcp traffic on a socket?

I would like to test the interactions between a client program and a server program for race conditions. They connect to each other via tcp. The client does blocking calls to the server on multiple ...
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Program running from a folder where a parent folder is not accessible wont be able to use tcp layer

This issue is one that has taken me and our IT department at our company many hours to pinpoint. The problem only appears on Windows server 2008, windows 7 and windows 8. On Windows XP or Windows ...
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Linux message: Possible SYN flooding on port 25. Sending cookies

I have a Linux CentOS server online. At my console this message appeared: possible possible SYN flooding on port 25. Sending cookies. See SYN flood and SYN cookies. I have done an Apache JMeter ...
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Network issues, resolving host

My network connection randomly drops for a 5 minutes or so when I'm online. It always happens when I boot up my computer. I can tell because it says:resolving host in Chrome and I can't ping any ...
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Utility to monitor a TCP connection for drops

I found some similar questions, but not quite like this, so am going ahead and posting. I use a replication product at a client site. We are running a Windows 2003/2008 server environment. It is ...
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How to set permament TCP Windows Size in Windows XP

I'm checking real throughput of my network using iperf/jperf. Test with speedtest.net shows 25/10 - but jperf shows only 5. So I change in jperf the TCP Window Size into 256K - and now jperf shows ...
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How can my server announce its presence to everyone in the network [closed]

The situation is as follows. I want to have an application running on a server. All of the desktops in the company has to connect to it. But I do not want the IP address of the server to be hard coded ...
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How to listen to all ports (udp and tcp) or make them all appear open in Debian

I got an external Debian server. The problem is that my university campus doesn't allow connections to go outside when the port is different than TCP port 22, 80, 443, or UDP port 123. I tested them ...
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No response to ping of specific size

ping <anything> -s 473 does not receive a single reply. ping <anything> -s 476 works, as well as ping <anything> -s 472 but no size inbetween. What could be the reasons for ...
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Redirect ip to another page

i have a modem Dlink DSL-2730U i want to make this modem redirect some ip to another page or to another ip example : i have this ip : 123.456.7.9 i want to redirect it to 8.8.8.8 from ...
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Need Help Troubleshooting Network Issue (Client TCP Connections Stuck in FIN_WAIT_2)

(Note: I originally asked this question on the "Network Engineering" side, but a moderator there rejected it as "off topic" and told me to ask here instead.) I am running a video surveillance server ...
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Inbound TCP connection limit in Windows 7

I've done a bit of searching on the internet trying to find out whether there is an INBOUND TCP connection limit on Windows 7. We're writing a server product which processes data from a number of ...
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Is there a simple audio player that can be remote controlled with UDP or TCP commands? [closed]

Is there a simple audio player that can be remote controlled with UDP or TCP commands? The control needed is very simple: Stop Play Pause Volume up Volume down Next Track Previous Track
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TCP vs UDP. Sending data on a closed port

I try to understand differences between TCP and UDP packet on the error-checking. I know that UDP packets are connectionless and doesn't care that the packet will arrive the destination safely. And ...
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Websocket handshake response not forwarded from TCP to client

I am trying to create a websocket server. I can see the websocket client's opening handhshake. My response to it is received by the client laptop (I can see this on wireshark). So the TCP connection ...
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Is it possible to edit TCP and UDP packets?

Is it possible to edit the UDP and TCP packets a program sends? For example, we have a program that sends some information to its server. But we don't want to send some information that might be ...
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Problems with network after using a socks proxy

I was playing around with SSH and trying to route traffic through my laptop. In the end I succeeeded, however I seem to have messed up my network. I only used ssh and played around with both -D and -L ...
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How to send data to tcp server from command prompt [closed]

I am a java developer and quite aware of socket programming in java.I have a tcp server running my localmachine.I can write java codes for client and check communication between server and client.But ...
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Benchmark maximum number of TCP connections on Windows Server 2012

I am wrestling with deploying an application on Windows Server 2012. The problem is that after accepting about ~2000 TCP connections it fails to accept more. And I need much more. We have 8 cores, 16 ...