Questions tagged [packet-loss]

When one or more parcels of data, defined as packets, fail to reach their destination over a computer network

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is it possible that packet loss could be causing VoIP software to fail?

We've been using a VoIP software and it's been failing to receive calls and sometimes it hangs up on customers face. The software tech support used MTR and showed us that our ISP is using a route that ...
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Seemingly random "lost" requests on wifi

I've recently started using new router (zyxel nr5101) and have some weird issues. Most of the time the connection both on wifi and ethernet is perfect. But It seems like sometimes (mostly on mobile ...
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How can I objectively measure our home-office network quality/speed?

We run a couple of serious businesses from home. My net topology is this: Guest computers get addresses from net1 Work computers from net3 The firewall forbids any incoming request from net1 to be ...
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Request timed out on secondary router

I connected two routers LAN to LAN. I set the IP address for the main router to be 192.168.1.1 and IP address for the secondary router to be 192.168.1.2 For the main router, I set the IP range to ...
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Packet loss on a single Windows 10 machine in the network

I am having this issue where one of my computers keeps freezing the transferences between any of the nodes of the network. It runs on Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0.19044. Packet Loss Intermittent ...
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Bad Packet loss between Unifi Switch and Unifi Dream Machine Pro

I'm pulling my hair out on this one. I'm seeing really bad network performance (bad packet loss) via one of my switches. In short, this issue makes VoIP impossible to use, causes certain applications ...
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blocked package 5ghz wifi

here my problem: When I use my 5ghz wifi network, i get short(1-2 sec) blocked paquet. There's not loss but just blocked. I'm using netgear R7000P router and NETGEAR A7000 WiFi USB3.0 adaptater . with ...
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Avoiding packet loss on a 800+ Mpbs data stream

At the highest level of abstraction, I am trying to send 800 Mbit/s from a hardware instrument to a 'normal windows computer' over a dedicated ethernet connection. But if I do so, I experience ...
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Will an SSD lose power while a computer is off, but still plugged in?

I have been reading into SSD data loss when there is no flow of power, and what I have read is somewhat unclear. From what I know an SSD begins losing data after 7 days without supplied power. Will ...
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Is it possible to increase the packet size while using tracert (for traceroute) in windows cmd?

I am looking to increasing the packet size while using the tracert (traceroute) command in Windows CMD. But in the windows options, it does not give an option for increasing the packet size and uses ...
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Rx packets being discarded

last month my apartment was connected to fiber optics but a problem keeps occurring that occasionally every 5-10 minutes my internet would freeze for a few seconds, tried to switch the router, the ...
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Huge packet loss from laptop to my WiFi modem/router

I have been using a new laptop (only a few weeks old) on WiFi with no issues for a while. My laptop has now slowed to a crawl making it unusable. I tested the connection using someone else's WiFi and ...
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Connection suffers from "packet loss" and trace route

My internet connection has been suffering from packet loss for weeks and I'm trying to find where it is happening. It can go up to 35% packet loss, which is terrible and it's really bad when playing ...
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Long ping to devices on network and router

I'm having some issues with my network and I believe its the modem/router combo comcast gave my parents. I'm trying to collect evidence to show to comcast. When pinging other devices on my network (...
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Why am I experiencing extreme packet loss?

Out of nowhere I have begun seeing large amounts of packet loss. I made sure I am up to date with any updates including drivers and everything says it's up to date. I use an ethernet cord with a ...
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Request Timed Out while pinging google domain with ping google.com -t

I have a problem with my internet connection which I found on 2 different lines not only 1. When I play an online game I have a sudden 75% packet loss on the net graph, it happens randomly even ...
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How do I fix bufferbloat without introducing packet loss?

I just installed SQM QoS on my Linksys E4200 (V2) in order to fix some, frankly, horrendous bufferbloat. This seems to have fixed the issue, however, it has now introduced bad packet loss that wasn't ...
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Network packet loss on ubuntu on a specific network

So I have a recurring issue that's been driving me up the walls for weeks. It only happens with my ubuntu (18.04 LTS) laptop on my home network. other devices on this network (windows 10 desktop, ...
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RTP Streaming using VLC - Getting huge transmit UDP packet loss on my PC - why?

I am getting strange problems on my Windows 7 PC: I have tried to setup VLC media player to stream audio through RTP, however I am getting huge outbound UDP packet lost. After some debugging, I ...
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What could be causing this packet loss on my broadband cable connection?

My home internet has been unreliable for the past month and so far my ISP has been at a loss to figure out why, so I want to make sure I've ruled out all possible causes on my end. I have a 150/15 ...
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What is causing the packet loss in my network setup?

I have a network consisting of a Wifi router (ASUS RT-AC68U) connected to a switch (Netgear GS116) that connects to multiple network devices (PC, Laptop, NAS). Connections over the switch experience ...
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Intermittent ping timeouts to gateway

Recently I've been experiencing semi-regular connection stutter, especially during active connections (gaming/VoIP). These request timeouts don't appear to have a pattern and can range from slightly ...
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How to avoid Jitter on a LAN network?

I recently acquired fiber connection at home, but I faced an issue, every 10 minutes, the connection kinda stop and then restart. Which cause websites or any software that require internet connection ...
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What hardware issue is causing my packet loss? Is it fixable?

My laptop got a nasty bump today. A bit of the casing broke, and a corner of the laptop (including screen) is 'bent'. Somewhat to my surprise, the laptop appears to be functioning close to normally: ...
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Why am I getting packet loss when pinging raspberry pis on subnet?

I have three raspberry pis connected together on a subnet via a hub. I've given them all static IPs and I'm using one main Pi to ping the other two Pis. Here is my setup: Once the main Pi starts ...
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Sending UDP packets seems to cause loss on incoming packets on different NIC

I'm running Windows Server 2012 with an audio streaming application that streams over UDP. Another application is receiving audio that's also streamed over UDP, but arrives through a separate NIC. ...
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Why a router used as access point is causing me problems

I have two modems/routers but was just using one for the entire home. Since I wanted to have Wi-Fi in the first floor as well I connected my second device to the first one with an Ethernet cable so it ...
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Cause of packet loss in my Rpi and wifi device?

I was working with the Rpi and i was trying to transfer some data from my wifi enabled device to Rpi over UDP. But i often experience packet loss. I don't know why, packet loss still present for ...
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Linux - Can I Duplicate, send, then and Deduplicate UDP packets?

I am transmitting UDP data across 2 Linux (Intel) based routers, and I am experiencing low levels of packet loss which are interfering with the application. Is there a way (ideally, but not ...
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Poor Upload performance on symmetric FTTP 100/100Mbps link

I know what I'm suffering is a "first-world" problem...I have it good, but not as good as it should be. [Moving here at the suggestion of the moderator in SE Network Engineering.] tl;dr; - I have ...
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How can I increase the performance of OpenVPN over a high packet loss network environment

I am trying to connect my laptop to a server in another continent, and it seems that the link is very unreliable (with about 58% packet loss when pinging). When using the VPN through a default ...
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VNC supporting VPN tunnel?

We have a number of users who have been remoting in via VPN and none have had any issues until now. One user is having an issue that we've determined to be due to packet loss or his connection ...
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How is it possible to handle large packet loss?

I currently live in a dorm, and the internet connection is really poor here. The speed is not bad, but around 25% of the packets are lost (randomly). The management knows the problem, but they don't ...
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Intermittent Packet Loss

I apologize for my lack of knowledge when it comes to networks. Over the last few weeks, I've been experiencing off and on intermittent internet issues. I can go hours without anything then all of a ...
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How to find the cause of my Packet Loss?

I am using Internet from my University. All rooms and offices are connected with Ethernet cable through many switches. Many times I have packet loss, I think one switch or modem is problematic. How to ...
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Dropped packets in all Linux and Unix

I have a problem. I have motherboard by Supermicro – X11SBA-LN4F. There are 4 ethernet ports. In first port i have internet. In second port i have my local network. When, i write "ifconfig" or "...
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Apparently inexplicable packet-loss; possibly causing slow Skype connection despite speed-tests showing good up and downstream speeds at both ends

I have done a look Whois lookup on my IP Address which is returning [redacted by instruction]. We're currently connected via Skype so I know transmissions are sending; however, when my friend attempts ...
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Single TCP retransmission causes 15 seconds delay on wireless

I am having a strange problem which causes long delays in http requests (POST in this case) to my own web server. This occurs only if - a linux or Mac client is used (Windows is fine), and - the ...
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Packet loss in WinMTR test but not in PathPing?

I suspected some network issues with a host, so I ran both WinMTR and PathPing to test my connection to it. The results were entirely different; WinMTR reported ~75% packet loss on each hop (except ...
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How to find configuration that wil emulate specific network conditions with netem / tc?

We had our otherwise well tested application fail once it was deployed on a device connected via a poor wan connection. To be able to debug this we want to reproduce the bad network conditions in a ...
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Significant packet loss, ISP claims there's nothing wrong. What can I do?

During the day things are usually fine, but at night anything that requires bandwidth (I have a 30mbps fiber optic connection, though I don't think it's end to end fiber) or a consistent connection (...
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Packet Loss/High Ping with One Computer Seems to Affect Entire Network

I'm having an issue with my PC. I have a wireless router/modem combo box that was provided by my ISP and am having issues with a single PC on my network. The PC is connected via WIFI and often will ...
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Incoming packets drops when a lot of packets

I encountered a problem with my network. When I play online games that send many packets, my ts3 connection statistics show 25% - 50% packet loss. First game I noticed to do so is Space Engineers, ...
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Troubleshooting Packet Loss in my Home Network

I have a DSL subscription in my apartment and I want to connect a second apartment of mine in the same building. Here's the setup: I have a wireless ADSL router that was provided by the ISP: ...
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Is packet loss in traceroute a sign of speed throttling?

This connection has severe connectivity issues like webpage timeouts and slow transfer speeds. Its a wireless HSDPA conection which I am accessing using a USB Modem (Huawei E303c). Executing mtr ...
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Ping spikes and packet loss/connection drops to router

So I'm getting large ping spikes between my computer and router. I have ruled out the possibility of a faulty router as other devices on the network do not appear to get any service interruptions. I ...
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What can I do to improve DSL connection stability?

I am getting some pretty high CRC and FEC error rates on my modem. After many tests I am getting 1/5th or less the bandwidth that I should and I started looking into it. It seems I have high packet ...
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EasyBox Packet Loss, especially under pressure

the problem in itself seems very straightforward, but I can't find the cause. It started a few weeks ago, and ever since every device in the network experiences packet loss. If you just do casual ...
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Public network Wi-Fi connection problems

My friend and I have free public Wi-Fi at college. Her Wi-Fi used to work fine, and still does in the other buildings. However, for a long time now her Wi-Fi (which has excellent connection) won't ...
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What does a network packet consists of?

I know basic networking but I am not very good at it. Now I am calculating how many packets will be lost if I use UDP over IPv4. I can assume that the protocol overhead for data sent via UDP over IPv4 ...