Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP) provide end-to-end connectivity specifying how data should be formatted, addressed, transmitted, routed and received at the destination.

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Is your MAC address revealed when you hit up a website?

When you hit up a site, such as cnn.com, does the TCP/IP packet contain the MAC address of your network card? Could cnn.com theoretically record my MAC address?
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If people transfer a lot of data on the local network can Internet connection become slow?

At my work there are at least 40 people sharing the same internet connection link over the same switch that is used both to internet access and local traffic of large file. People here usually use ...
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netsh set autotuninglevel: “the parameter is incorrect”

When trying to do netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled from a command prompt, I get the error message "The parameter is incorrect". Several search results suggested "disabling 64-bit ...
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How to kill a particular tcp connection in windows?

On Linux we can kill an Established TCP Connection using tcpkill command. For example, to drop all connection to/from a particular IP: tcpkill host ipaddr Or similary to kill all connection ...
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Media State Says Media Disconnected, but I can still connect to internet

I tried to reset my ip address to resolve problems with connecting to the internet, but I've run into some problems. I can still connect to the internet, but I constantly run into the following ...
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tcp/ip route command has stopped working

I am getting this error "tcp/ip route command has stopped working" when I am trying to access my email through my TOSHIBA laptop. Actually, when I login, I am getting "This webpage is not available". ...
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The difference between data link layer and transport layer in tcp/ip stac

In TCP/IP protocol there are some alike functions at the data link layer and transport layer such as: flow control numbering reliability errors control Why there are the same functions in two ...
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how to setup a publicly hosted tcp/ip webserver to receive gprs packets(lat/long and other data) sent from a sim900A gsm module

I want to send the foll data (lat/long, date/time, velocity, deviceID) using gprs (tcp/ip connection) from a gps/gsm tracker i made (using sim900A as the gsm/gprs module). I know how to send data to a ...
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how to enable 'Properties' button of TCP/IPv4 in Network connections in Windows 7

In the Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections, I have a Wireless Network Connection. When I right-click on it, a properties dialog opens. Now, I need to change the IP address for ...
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How can I check what is my ip on any particular endpoint?

I know I can do curl curlmyip.com or something like that, but that just shows me the ip curlmyip.com is seeing. Is there any tool I can use that tells me what's my ip on the endpoint for any TCP ...
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Windows keeps using a preferred DNS server?

I have trouble using Panera WiFi, and I finally tracked down the problem: Every time I reboot, Windows resets my TCP/IP settings for my wireless adapter to use a specific DNS server, instead of ...
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Can one TCP segment be fragmented into more IP datagrams?

In learning materials is often a picture of one TCP segment which is inside one IP datagram which is in one link-layer frame. Is this always the case? Is there guarantee that TCP segment is atomic ...
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Is network packet synonym to IP datagram?

The word packet as in packet-switched network is often mentioned in context of various layers, from transport to link and I am slightly confused and I do not know what layer it refers to (if there is ...
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How to get tcpip over usb on WinCE with Mips-II without rebuilding the OS?

I have a device with a "mini usb B female" socket, which runs WinCE 6.00, the cpu is MIPS-ii (mips-2 or MIPS32-au13xx). I'd like to use ethernet networking on the device, but since I have no network ...
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tcp retransmission on lan, wifi is fine

I have a Dell XPS 17 laptop (about 5 years old) running Windows 7 and a Synology RS412 NAS. I also have various other networked devices (servers, routers, laptops, pcs). Some are in my domain, some ...
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Can telnet be used with any application level text protocol based on TCP/IP?

Can telnet be used with any application level text protocol like http or smtp?
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How can I create Local Loopback on Linux (RedHat or Debian)?

How can I do the same on Linux (RedHat or Debian)? I need to create local loopback as shown herein: ...
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Add static IP to windows XP

In our office we have two internet connections. one for main use and one for backup. this backup connection equipped with WImax connection and cisco 800 series router.this is always ready to plug to ...
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Capture TCP communication on a specific port using wireshark

I have build a simple TCP server which listens on port 9999, and it has IP address 202.168.66.1. I have a TCP client which has the same IP address and connects to the server on the said port. Now ...
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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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retransmission of lost TCP segment

What will happen in the following scenario (assume the connection is already established): (stack A) send 10 byte data (stack B) send ACK for 10 byte data (stack B) send 200 byte data (stack B) send ...
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How to get a Port to listen on Windows 7?

I have followed the step by step instruction to open a port on Windows 7, setting both Inbound Rules and Outbound Rules to following specification: Protocal Type: TCP Local Port: 55000 Remote Port: ...
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Routers Upstairs / Downstairs, allow them to talk?

I recently installed another router upstairs because the downstairs one didn't reach via WIFI. The second router takes its WAN connection from downstairs (I only have 1 physical connection to the ...
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Why was 169.254.x.x chosen as self-assigned IP? [closed]

Were there any particular reasons that 169.254.x.x was chosen as self-assigned IP? Its binary form doesn't look nearly as "whole number-ish" as other commonly used IPs like 127.0.0.1 or 192.168.0/1.1. ...
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Force socket close

Is it possible to close an established socket connection in Windows "manually" (e.g. using a command prompt tool)? I have several open sockets connected to a listening server, I can see them using ...
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How to prove maximum concurrent connections limit in windows?

We need to verify that our clients (Windows Vista SP 2 and Windows 7) are able to open more than 10/20 connections. I found an answer which states the limit was removed, but without any source like ...
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How do you block specific urls and not entire domain

I want block a URL on specific computer, in this case www.google.com/reader but i not want to block the entire domain of google. It is for my work machine as I don't seem to have enough self control ...
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How to block access to certain websites without additional programs?

Say I want to block "xxx-xxxx-xxx-xxxx" and that alone from being accessible from any web browser on the system. Is there any way to do that plainly and simply without having a need for bulk ...
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Win 2k3 Connections Limit per ip:port

I want to limit connections number per ip on specific port. Should I use some firewall or anything else? Advice please. P.S. Port doesn't have to be port 80, or 3389. It can be any port
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windows tcp/ip settings per network

In Windows 8.1 is there any native way to set network adapter settings per wireless network? I need to have one network (essid) where I manually specify the ip-adresses and all others DHCP. DHCP is ...
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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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Determining what process has bound a port (without listening) on Windows

If I want to find out what process is listening on what socket, I can use netstat/TCPview and will immediately see it. However, it is possible to bind to an address without listening. If this is done, ...
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Is it technically incorrect to claim that a TCP/IP connection was established with an IP address?

In the case where an IP address is assigned to a cable modem and utilized by computers on the home network through a router connected to that cable modem, is it technically incorrect to claim that a ...
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Role of OSI layers when we open a url in browser?

I have searched on this topic a lot but I am not able to understand how and where OSI layers (Application, Presentation, Session, Transport, Network, Datalink, Physical) come into picture in the whole ...
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How configure OMRON (V750 RFID Reader) via browser-based interface?

I have a OMRON V750-series UHF RFID System. I'm trying to access it in a browser via IP address 192.168.1.200. However, I can not gain access to it. Do I need to change my TCP/IP config?
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Redirect TCP/IP to COM port driver

There are many programs which emulate a COM port and let you redirect it to an ethernet port. I want to do the opposite of that. Create a virtual ethernet port that redirects to a physical COM port. ...
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Trying to understand IP packet flow

So I'm having trouble understanding how packets travel from one machine to another. Below I've put in an example of Computer 1 trying to connect to Computer 2. Computer 1 IP: 192.168.1.11 Subnet: ...
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Assign IP address to a Virtual Printer

Is it possible to assign an IP to a virtual PDF Printer? Is there any Virtual printer software that automatically can do this?
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How to switch between DNS suffixes using CMD (netshell)?

at my job, I have to manually switch between: 1) append primary and connection specific DNS suffixes and 2) Append parent suffixes of the primary DNS suffix a bunch of times per day (due to a ...
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Editing the hosts file

I'm looking to edit the Windows TCP/IP hosts file (at c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts). I'm wondering, what is the best way to do this (on Windows XP)? Let's say that I want to redirect, say, ...
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Where can I change IPv4 Domain name on HP CP3505 Laserjet printer?

I can't seem to find the settings under the menu. I tried to find it under TCP/IP but to no avail. I forgot to add that under IPv4 it says ARP Duplicate IP Address...
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Connectivity between devices plugged into a router ethernet ports

If I plug 2 computers into free ethernet ports in my wifi router will I be able to establish connection between these pc or router does not allow it?
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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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Close all ports except for one on a Debian machine

I wish to set up a secure home file server on a Debian computer. I will be using my own server software that utilizes only a single TCP port. To make sure that the machine is fully secure, I'm ...
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Identify the TCP/IP classes respectively by beginning octets

I am busy studying for a network exam and I am stuck with this zinger: By studying the following beginning octets, identify the TCP/IP classes respectively 1-126 224-239 240-254 ...
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Getting corrupted data from the Internet - shouldn't TCP checksums prevent this?

The last 3 days, I've been getting corrupt data when surfing and downloading from a 3G internet connection. This is easiest tested by downloading a zip file from anywhere (e.g. ...
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Source Address / Source Port vs Destination Address / Destination Port

I am new to TCP/IP and trying hard to learn basics. Well, I really wonder about inbound rules and outbound rules of Firewall and concept of source adress:port, destination adress:port. For example I ...
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What are CLOSE_WAIT and TIME_WAIT states?

When I do netstat -a on my Windows machine, I get a listing of the ports with one of the four states: LISTENING CLOSE_WAIT TIME_WAIT ESTABLISHED What do CLOSE_WAIT and TIME_WAIT mean/indicate?
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How are ports and URI schemes handled by a tcp/ip server?

I am working with the lwip tcp/ip stack on an embedded device, and I'm trying to understand how it all works. I've been looking through the documentation and code, but I'm confused by how ports and ...