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Questions tagged [protocol]

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Tools for performance and security testing for mobile app which supports xmpp protocol [closed]

Please suggest me tools for performance and security testing for mobile app which supports xmpp protocol.
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Windows 10 warn before launching urls

Basically I'm trying to block any applications to randomly being able to open urls with my default browser. I've looked up windows default apps by protocol in control panel, but I wish there was an ...
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Why aren't messaging apps created like email and sms, where you can send messages between multiple service providers? [closed]

I can send emails from GMail to YahooMail or to ProtonMail etc. I can send SMS'es to any mobile number irrespective of whether the number is owned by Vodafone or any other telecom providers. ...
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Linux NFS unsupported protocol error after power failure

Everything was smooth until a power failure. One of my servers and a client are both running Xubuntu 18.04. This server has internal 4T data disk and an 8T external USB backup drive mounted at /A and ...
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How to consistently get USB 3.0 connections to multiple external hard drives from a single USB 3.0 port connected via a USB 3.0 hub?

I have a simple task that I am trying to accomplish: attach two USB 3.0 external bus-powered platter-based 2.5" hard drives to a single USB 3.0 port and have them both operate at USB 3.0 speeds. To ...
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How to disable TLS 1.0 on a linux server?

I have run a PCI ASV scan by Comodo which reported that our server is supporting TLS 1.0. which it should not. See screenshot: The server is from a GoGeek account at siteground. According to their ...
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Linux Command line access to Citrix ICA desktop

I have been asked to collect some data from a server on the "other side" of a Citrix ICA desktop. I have access to TCP port 1494 on the Citrix server (ICA protocol) and what I am looking for is a ...
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Transport level protocol vs Application level Protocol

What dictates if a protocol is transport level protocol or application level protocol by definition? Is wire protocol synonym for transport protocol? Is it simply that, if it's implemented on the ...
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Which protocols are used for network share access

I want to figure out how to audit file access on Windows using network share access. I have 2 computers that run Window 8 and that are not in joined in an active directory domain. Computer 1 has ...
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How to read and interpret Packet Formats in RFCs (Request For Comments)?

Often times when I am reading Request For Comments documentation, I always see the packet format section for a protocol outlined like the one below. My question is what do the numbers and different ...
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Why is X11 forwarding so inefficient?

Whenever I remotely launch large GUIs with X11 forwarding, even including the -C switch, the experience is very unresponsive. My question is, what does, at the concept/protocol level cause this? With ...
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Does it matter if my router is 802.11ac, but my wifi boosters are 802.11n?

My Router is 802.11ac however my boosters are 802.11n. Will this affect the strength of the signal on my devices? Should I get boosters which have 802.11ac protocol?
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How to Disable/Enable Protocols of a Specific Adapter via Command Line or Registry Edit

I need to figure out a way to automate the disabling of certain network protocols of specific network adapters. I know I can open up the window and uncheck the various protocols such as "Internet ...
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What is the fastest protocol for downloading files from a server on the internet

I have over 100GBs worth of files on a server sitting on a dedicated 1GBs port. Our office sits on a 100MBs port. Each of the archive files are about 1-5GBs each. What protocol would be the fastest ...
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TLSv1.0 Supported [closed]

Got a job for a company with no personalIT experience and was given the task of working on compliance issues. The issue is "TLSv1.0 Supported", the research I have done shows it is a application ...
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Is SOAP a transport protocol?

Is SOAP a transport protocol? if yes could you please explain how it can be defined as a transfer protocol if it's dependant on other application protocols like HTTP and SMTP?
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What are the protocols that are used in teamviewer audio chat?

My country is blocking VOIP, so basically I can't make audio or video chats. However when using Teamviewer, it's always possible to make audio and video conferences. I want to know how is that ...
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What is “Priority” and “Resource” in XMPP?

I don´t know if those are the names in english, but it spanish is "Prioridad" and "Recurso". I see this when I want to configure an XMPP client. In "Priority" I see that I have to put a number, and I ...
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Open “chrome://bookmarks/” by Windows command

It's fine to open a http url with Chrome by a Windows command like this: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application>chrome.exe" "http://www.youtube.com" But when I try to open an url of ...
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EMI/UCP protocol: how to answer to a msg 52?

EMI is a protocol to forward sms text data to a proxy provider (usually a telecom) that send them to end users. I don't know how to give a positive ACK to a MSG52 (that is: a sms from an end user to ...
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file protocol link not responding

We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 hosting IIS8. One of the websites is a basic html page with links on it (the server hosts other internal sites so they just made this basic one since IIS was already ...
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Firefox - Allowing file:// protocol

I'm actually struggling allowing file:// protocol on my intranet. I tried : Setting security.fileuri.strict_origin_policy to false. An extension named "LocalLink" ; not accept my version of firefox (...
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Difference between routed protocol and routing protocol

What is the difference between routed protocol and routing protocol?. Clear answers will be highly appreciated.
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security of client ephemeral ports, and possiblity of disimiliar IP routes between the client and server

I'm understanding that the ephemeral port in a socket pair is a random port number that the client chooses in order for the server to respond back to. In a case where communication happens on a local ...
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How do I configure telnet: or ssh: URIs to run in Putty?

When I click a link like telnet:pi@myraspberrypi or ssh:pi@myraspberrypi I want it to open Putty and initiate the connection. How can I do this in Windows 10?
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Approximation of a data transfer speed of a protocol

I have designed and developed a protocol for a progressive file transfer. Now I want to calculate some metrics for the same. The most important one is speed. Currently, I ran both the client and the ...
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Windows Registry | how to open .lnk

I've follow this guide: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa767914(v=vs.85).aspx which allowed me to run a .exe using a new uri scheme. The only problem is that I need to run this .exe ...
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Use Bluetooth dongle with Blutooth-enabled laptop

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 ultrabook running Windows 10 that comes with Bluetooth support but lacks aptX support. I have Sony MDR10RBT headphones that support aptX. The audio latency I experience while ...
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Why does a USB Adapter set to monitor mode on Linux not capture non-WiFi traffic send on the same frequency (2.4GHz) as WiFi ?

I have a WiFi Adapter from Alfa that can function in Monitor mode on Linux. Once I set it up and run Wireshark, I am able to see traffic across other routers and devices. If there is a new protocol ...
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Can a Telnet server detect the client being used through the protocol?

While web browsers send, among other things, the User-Agent string, does the Telnet protocol have a similar method of determining anything about the client connecting to it? OS? Specific Telnet client?...
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Register custom URI scheme handler in Windows 10

In W7 and W8 I can execute an arbitrary executable from html just by registering handler in the registry as described https://msdn.microsoft.com/pl-pl/library/aa767914.aspx#app_reg Similarly as ...
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Loadrunner correlate IDs that occur in EXTRAES section in web_URL

I am working on loadrunner to record a web application using web http\html protocol. The "WindowID" that is used in a transaction request occurs in the previous web_url - Extraes section. How can we ...
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Why are QUIC packets sent to Google when I am browsing other web pages?

Recently I discovered that when using Google Chrome, a lot of QUIC packets are being sent to Google servers even when I am browsing other web pages outside of the Google domain. I know this is an ...
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What protocol does TeamViewer use?

I was just teaching someone a little about SSH & VNC. I said I'd show him some things with TeamViewer. Then he asked me "Soo.. is this a VNC client? And I wasn't sure. What protocol does ...
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How to direct all internet data transmission as torrent?

I have 4 Mbps (which will be 500KBps) internet connection but it always gives torrent speed at 1.5 MBps. So cool, right? So, is there any way I can make the ISP see my whole internet data transmission ...
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One keyboard two computers

I believe in order to send keyboard protocol commands to (2) computers at the same time I would need to sort of "host USB" device. I am trying to control 2 video playback computers sending space-bar ...
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How to get Chrome to accept a custom protocol handler

I can get my web app to have Chrome register a custom "web+" protocol handler such that it shows up under Settings->(Advanced)->Privacy->Content Settings->Handlers->Manage Handlers. However, it shows ...
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What's Lax and Lax2 protocols?

Are LAX and LAX2 communication protocols like SIP? What are these? Some telephone systems support them beside SIP but I cannot find information on google
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Why Telnet protocol uses only 1 port on server while FTP uses 2 ports

I got this question in a job interview and I had no idea what to answer. Can someone please help me understand it? Why does telnet protocol use only 1 port while the FTP protocol uses 2 ports on the ...
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Is the Miracast protocol a practical equivalent of an HDMI signal?

Miracast has been described as "HDMI over WiFi"†, and as such I've recommended it to a couple of people asking about HTPC setups when unable to run wire. After giving it more thought, I'm wondering a ...
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Is there a limit on email size?

Is there a limit in the protocols email uses in regards to the size of an email? I am wondering about collective limits on body and attachments as well as individual limits on either attachment or ...
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What protocol is used to transfer a message in a HTTP application?

This is from an interview question - http://www.glassdoor.com/Interview/Yelp-Software-Engineering-Intern-Interview-Questions-EI_IE43314.0,4_KO5,32_IP2.htm "protocol used to transfer message in HTTP ...
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How to determine what protocol a printer uses

I'm trying to determine what printing protocol a network printer expects (ipp, http, etc). I've got the hostname and IP address of the printer, and access to a cygwin bash shell and powershell. How do ...
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How do pieces of a file in a torrent be shared non-uniformly?

I sometimes see that pieces of a torrent file is not equally distributed. Since the pieces of an individual file are randomly chosen, I would expect a uniform distribution under the standard torrent ...
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Download cipher-suite pack in Windows

Is it possible to download and install a cipher-suite pack in Windows, in the same manner as I would for a font suite? Or am I asking too much? Gordon.
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How can I get org-protocol to work with Internet Explorer?

I am using org-mode in Emacs, and can successfully use org-protocol with Firefox, that is, the following org-protocol://store-link://http:google.com//google successfully works in Firefox, after ...
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Created A Custom Protocol For VLC, but VLC doesn't like it?

Trying to add a custom protocol vlc:/// to my Windows 8 system so that hyperlinks using it will open the file in VLC instead of my browser. It does try to open the file, but then VLC says it's unable ...
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Open VLC when clicking certain video links

Is it possible to open VLC to play certain video files when I click on specific links? For instance, is there a protocol I could use, like vlc://, which VLC would recognize? Specifically, I've got ...
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Remove Firefox Mailto Protocol Test Handlers

I've been testing adding my own mailto: protocol handlers as tests for my webmail. Unfortunately I'm not sure how to remove the test protocol handlers. This is explicitly not the same thing as ...
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Many sites claim they aren't capable of viewing subscribers' passwords. How does this work? Is it mandatory? [closed]

Many sites claim they aren’t capable of viewing subscribers’ passwords. How does this work? Is it mandatory for websites which allow users to log in? Are there any protocols or laws which obliged them ...