UDP stands for User Datagram Protocol. With UDP applications can send messages (datagrams) to other hosts on a network without requiring prior communications to set up special transmission channels or data paths.

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Netcat/socat behavior with piping and UDP?

I guess this is close to linux - Netcat stops listening for UDP traffic - Super User, but I thought I'd better ask anyways As far as versions of netcat I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and the default netcat ...
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Live video streaming over UDP?

What options are currently available for live streaming of video over UDP? Current solution uses libx264 and wowza media server, to serve up an rtmp stream. Unfortunately it's communicating over ...
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Linux built-in or open source program to join multicast group?

I'm using tcpdump to capture multicast packets and had to code up a custom program to join multicast feeds so tcpdump will "see" the packets. Just wondering if netcat or any other applications can ...
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How do I control the streaming frame rate of ffmpeg?

I am using ffmpeg to stream video: ffmpeg -i $file -f mpegts udp://hostname:port On another machine, I am using VLC to play the output stream. The problem I have is that VLC is playing the stream ...
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How can I open a TCP/UDP connection on Linux?

I am looking for a simple command line tool to open TCP/UDP server/client on a desired port on a Linux machine. Are there any applications or commands that I can use to achieve this?
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Is there a userspace bandwith limit tool for Linux?

I want to limit the upload bandwidth of a P2P live video program, which is closed source, in Linux. I don't want to use tc because I don't have root access. There is a tool called trickle, but ...
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Does it matter what UDP port a WOL signal is sent to?

i have seen many WOL instances use port 7 and many use port 9, does it matter? Isn't it just looking for a WOL packet at layer 2 or ethernet?
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How to use DNS over TCP?

Google DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) are blocked (or polluted) by all ISPs available to me (and DNS by ISPs just return wrong answers for some sensitive sites!!), and it is said that if we change DNS from ...
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Proxifier that supports UDP?

Im looking for a proxifier that forces all Windows traffic through a specific proxy. I have my own server so I can ultimately configure any type of proxy (Socks, HTTPS, etc) so thats not a problem, ...
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Comparison: UDP vs TCP [closed]

UDP vs TCP. What are these ? What are their Differences, pros and cons ?
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Which element of network refused connection

How could I determine, which element of the network actually refused/closed the connection?
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How to stream my media via vlc using udp streaming method?

I would like to know how to stream my media via vlc using udp streaming method?
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Detect all computers running a service on a network

I'm trying to write a file synchronization protocol presently (consider it a hobby, I know there are plenty of file synchronizers out there) and I wanted to create a way to automatically sync things ...
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Mcafee Host Intrusion Protection blocks all-in-one network printer

I just bought a new HP Officejet 6500 printer. It has a built-in ethernet port, so I happily connected it to my network. While I was playing around with it, I saw that it stopped responding ...
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Force OS X to use SOCKS5

Currently I am using an OpenSSH session (with the -D flag to enable dynamic application level port forwarding) as a SOCKS proxy while I'm accessing the internet through an unencrypted wireless access ...
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Windows 7: how to redirect dhcp traffic to alternative port

I was hoping someone could help me find a way to force DHCP traffic to use an alternative port on Win7. I need windows to send and listen for dhcp traffic on a port other than 67/68. I have tried to ...
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How to deliberately introduce a delay for incoming UDP packets

I want each packet (that match iptables rule) to be delayed by some fixed time interval. How to to this? Preudocode: iptables -A INPUT -p udp <more conditions> -j DELAY --delay 50000 # delay ...
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UDP blocked by Windows XP Firewall when sending to local machine

I work for a software development company but the issue doesn't seem to be programming-related. Here is my setup: Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3, all updated Program that sends UDP ...
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Can I use TCP as DNS query protocol on Mac OS?

I'm using Mac OS, Snow Leopard 10.6.2, and I'm suffering from UDP packet loss during DNS query. So my web browser is too slow to surf internet nicely. But it worked very well when I tried a DNS query ...
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What does this UDP Packet mean?

I'm total newbie at tcp/ip and I was experimenting with Wireshark. What this mean: 1824 578.194204 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy UDP Source port: 17500 Destination port: 17500 In data I ...
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How to generate UDP packet

I want to generate UDP packet to test a program, something equivalent to using telnet to test TCP port (Can telnet generate UDP packet?) How can I do this?
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How do I establish a connection between 2 computers on different subnetworks?

computer A(192.168.1.134) needs to establish a UDP connection to computer C(192.168.0.30). As you can see both are on a different subnetwork. Now I have computer B which has 2 IP addresses, one for ...
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Why is it bad to have open ports?

Here's something that has always baffled me. Why is it bad to have open ports on your computer? Assuming you don't have a virus on your computer or some other program listening to a port that may ...
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What typically uses port 44380?

A company just asked me to open port 44380 in my firewall so that their software could work. This made me wonder... what is the customary use for port 44380?
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Good process specific packet sniffer / viewer?

I am looking for a good, free or not free, packet sniffer. The main feature I am looking for is an ability to watch a chosen process and view / read all of the data it is sending or receving. Also I ...
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Netcat stops listening for UDP traffic

I am using netcat on some Linux machines (see this other question), but seeing some unexpected behavior. Unlike the guide in the accepted answer, I am not using UDP tunneling to do DNS queries. I ...
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UDP traffic through SSH tunnel

The title pretty much sums it up. I would like to send UDP traffic through a SSH tunnel. Specifically, I need to be able to send UDP packets through the tunnel and have the server be able to send ...