Questions tagged [broadcast]

Broadcast refers to sending a message to all devices on the same LAN.

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Problem playing games using OpenVPN that use broadcast packets. Other games work, hosts can ping each other

I'm running an OpenVPN server in bridged mode and clients can successfully connect, see shared folder and play LAN games that let you enter the LAN IP address. However I'm unable to play games like ...
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What is ICMP broadcast good for?

To configure Linux to ignore ICMP broadcasts (to protect from SMURF attacks), I have added the following line to /etc/sysctl.conf: net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts = 1 Anyone knows what are the ...
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What happens when an ARP Request arrives to an Ethernet switch?

I remember reading somewhere that switches defined "data link layer broadcast domains": that is, data link broadcasts from one network connected to the switch are not forwarded to the others. If this ...
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Multiple cams broadcasting service

I want to set up three cameras at a wedding and stream them to the world. preferably so the viewer can see all three at once, but audio from one. I want to both broadcast live and save it to disk for ...
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NIS domain broadcast message

Is there a broadcast message utility for NIS domain users?
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how can vlc act as a rtsp server?

hi I am trying to setup vlc as a rtsp server,I know there are two ways, broadcast and VOD. can you tell me how to setup VOD server?

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