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Software that interacts with a network of computers or other devices.

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Operating system to run WiFi hotspot (only) on Nexus 5 device

I am looking for a simple operating system, that allows me to start a hotspot and nothing more. My device is a Nexus 5. The idea behind it is to use it as a hotspot for my laptops. I would rather not ...
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C# Mono Socket/Networking Library

I am looking for Mono.C# Networking Library for game purposes. Here are features that I need to have in it: Free Async TCP and UDP (non blocking) Multi Threaded connections Event Driven Class ...
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Analyze home network to find bottlenecks

Classic home network problem - I have the fastest consumer connection I can get (1 Gbps), but the network speeds are incredibly slow on all devices. I realize that the router (and its speed), ...
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Displaying IP address path geographically

Is there any software or website for showing IP address path? this image is snapshot from a software by a person: this shows the local IP address to the destination IP address's path. But I don't ...
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Implementation of RFC 6951 “Encapsulation of SCTP inside UDP” as a C library

Are there any open source libraries that implements RFC 6951, allowing applications to use SCTP even if it is not enabled in kernel or is blocked by NAT by encapsulating it in UDP?
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Easy software to simulate network (router/switch/server) for study purposes

I am studying networking, I am looking for a software for Mac for testing. It must allow me to create a router, switch, and server. EDIT-01 Is there a software for testing Juniper devices?
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Quickly check network latency

On Linux I use gfblip.appspot.com, a.k.a. Blip by apenwarr. It graphs the current latency (Round-Trip Time) to my ISP router[*], and a nearby internet server, so I can compare the two. Blip is ...
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VPN server and client for remote access to small business network

We currently have four Windows 8.1 and 10 computers on a small network. We're looking for a way to occasionally connect to the network from home/abroad with two users, each with their own laptops, ...
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Presence on the network

I'm looking for a program that looks like a chat app, i.e. shows green when the user is on the LAN or red when their device is not on the network. I don't want it to be a chat program, just an ...
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Tool to configure a Raspberry Pi distro

I am having problems with the setup of a headless Raspberry Pi Zero W, and am seeking an app (or script) which would ask me a few questions and write a correctly configured distro to micro SD card for ...
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Open Source Network Simulator

I'm looking for an open-source network simulator. I'd want to simulate different topologies, ie: Bus, Star, Ring, Tree, etc... It doesn't matter for me to simulate a Cisco product, only ...
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Software that can give me summaries of network speeds between different websites?

I have 3 basic websites in 3 countries: EU US ZA I want to be able to test the speed between these three servers. I.e. How fast they are when connecting to each other? How fast they are when ...
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Any lightweight firewall alternative to Ashampoo firewall

I've been using Ashampoo firewall all the time and happy with that. This application alerts me when an application is requesting internet. I have the option to allow the requesting application and ...
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Profiling and benchmarking TCP/IP connection software

Is there a good software to analyze the latency on TCP/IP (Ubuntu system) connection between two computers and Wireshark does not work for me. The measurement needs to be benchmarked and defined. My ...
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Software for basic multiplayer interaction

I want to implement something basic: N users on N different computers to see a canvas with N dots. Each user controls a single dot with his arrow keys. Each user can see all other users' (and his own)...
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Multi-Host Network Bandwidth Monitor

I do a lot of (mostly WLAN) network-related troubleshooting and administrative tasks. What I would like is a way to monitor the bandwidth usage of all network hosts in real-time. This way I can ...
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multiple connection management

In Windows O.S. I am connected with both wired and wireless connection. I would like to connect application A with wireless and application B with the wired connection. Is there any application that ...
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Wi-Fi Direct services scanner application for Android

I am searching for an application that can scan all the Wi-Fi Direct Bonjour services reachable from my Android device. These are the kind of services that I am looking for: Using Wi-Fi P2P for ...
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Connection monitoring tool

I'm having some problems with connection (randomly drops) and need to check whether it is problem with specific parts of hardware. Which is why I am looking for a tool for monitoring connection over ...
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System monitoring tools [closed]

I need a recommendation for system monitoring tools among these options. I'm specifically within a Devops team if that narrows the selection down. What are your recommendations? Any pros/cons? ...
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Any good free full version software similar to “Hide All IP”?

I like to play games online with gameranger. The problem is that I get this nasty message : Port forwarding at my local machine does not seem to work. It seems I will have to contact ISP which is a ...
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Blocking websites per user

I need to block specified websites, but each user should get his own rules, for example: John cannot access Facebook Alex can access Facebook, but cannot access Youtube The boss can access everything....
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Windows or Android software to measure internet latency

I'm looking for a gratis piece of Windows and/or Android software that will ping a list pre-defined (or configurable) sites in order to determine average latency. By repeating the process numerous ...
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Creating and administering many virtual machines locally

I need some sort of software that will allow me to create a few virtual machines in which I can install and run arbitrary software (e.g. nginx) and be able to run arbitrary commands (e.g. strace) in ...
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DNS configuration simulation?

Is there some kind of app or web app which will let you simulate and play with DNS settings and fields (CNAME, ...) and test various simple configurations in a small simulated network? I am talking ...
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Monitor entire LAN traffic

There are home routers that are able to generate reports on how much traffic was downloaded from and uploaded to the internet, e.g. like that: Unfortunately, my home router is not able to do ...
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CAN-based higher-layer protocols for plug an play devices

I need to connect many embedded devices via CAN bus and I am searching for a high layer library/stack that meet the following requirements: Allow up to 100 nodes Transmission of large data chunks (>...
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Looking for Windows plotting software to read data from UDP packets

We are working on a project that streams multiple channels of ADC information to a Windows PC. Each packet has a payload of 768 samples acquired over about 4ms. Final implementation of this project ...
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Is there any software to disconnect the lan or wi-fi network connection when you stop using a specific application?

I am looking for some software that has the functionality of disconnecting the lan or wi-fi network when closing a specific application and that when opening the application, reconnect. This could ...
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Observing all outgoing/incoming network connections, sorted by process .exe

What Windows 7 tool (possibly portable freeware, with a GUI) allows to show a list of network outgoing/incoming connections, sorted by process? Something similar to the usual Task manager (taskmgr.exe)...
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Graphical Network Manager for Debian (like gnome or kde)

I am building a Linux computer from scratch. I am using latest Debian version with OpenBox as window manager. I installed Tint2 as taskbar. I would like to have a network manager, not a command line ...
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RFC compliant TCP/IP socket library/implementation to be used over raw socket

I want to create a system for fast packet processing on rhel 7.1, but kernel version does not enable solutions like kernel-bypass networking. Since I am not allowed to upgrade kernel because of ...
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VPN Virtual Appliance Recommendation Sought: 2 factor and other reqs below

We are looking to deploy a VPN server endpoint and are looking for suggestions of a known solid solution. Needed features: Good client app for Win and OSX Solid 2 factor auth built in, with option ...
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Network documentation software

I am looking for a product to allow me to perform network documentation, with the hopes of expanding on it to discover network-connected devices (and count based on type). Presently I am looking for ...
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Server software to control clients

I have about six client PCs and I would like to manage these in such a way that I can enable/disable their system access in general. For example: Each client PC shall only be allowed to use Paint and ...
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Non subscription based firewalls

Looking for a one-time purchase, or free Firewall application to run on Windows 10. Requested Features Able to monitor active connections, providing both Source and Destination IP Address; Allow me ...
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Firefox Websocket inspection

Goal/Requirements I want to inspect websocket messages with the latest Firefox. I don't want to switch browsers. The situation is kind of messed up for me. I really don't want to move to closed-source ...
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Free alternative to Cisco's Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL)

I'm studying for a Cisco exam (CCNA). I already have Cisco's Packet Tracer software (which you can get for free). My exam book further provides a free version of the Pearson Network Simulator Lite and ...
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I want to build call center and hide the numbers from my workers

I have nearly 25,000 mobile numbers to be called, because this database is valued by me , I want to build a call center have 5-10 workers, they will call the numbers by just name and make promotion of ...
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Cross platform framework for embedded device communication over LAN and internet

I'm currently on a project in which we will be communicating between a household appliance (e.g. an oven) with an embedded computer, and a mobile device (phone). Here's a brief summary of the setup: ...
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Remote Access network share

I am trying to create a share for a company, and I have given ownCloud a try. After installing and trying to configure it in a few computers for a test drive, I am starting to feel that this is not ...
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Network Infrastructure Discovery

Which software is suitable for creating a network map in Ubuntu or Windows? The aim of my bachelor thesis is to describe methods of discovering devices on the local network and then creating a map ...
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Software that monitors network bandwidth usage per process 1

I am looking for a software that can monitor and inform me the Network bandwidth usage per process. For example, I have my streaming server .exe running on a given port. I want to monitor that ...
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Software to transfer large amounts of data

What are some software solutions for transferring data between servers that are not located on the same LAN network which can open multiple download connections and has error correction to make sure ...
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Looking for a tool similar to iperf, but for network data corruption testing: sends continual chunks of random data + their checksums over a network

I have a slightly unusual situation, where there's an intermittent low level of corruption of data being sent across my LAN. The problem in tracing it is that it only shows up under heavy parallel ...
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App for monitoring 3G network availability

Is there an app to monitor and log 3G network availability, that could inform me when my phone has (and had) no network? A couple of times now I noticed that the phone calls did not get through, or I ...
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GUI Hosts File Editor for Windows

I've become quite tired of manually editing my windows hosts file (c:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts). I would like a GUI editor that could make life easier when adding domain entries to this file....
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I need a software that will help me to create an diagram of a structure of my application

I need a software that might help me about drawing/creating something like this: That's what I've found in my faculty book, and I need to create my own diagram of structure of my application, that ...
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tools for Designing a packet filtering system for ipv6 [closed]

So I'm trying to write a software at packet filtering area to manage the security of ipv6 routing header (type 0) , but i'm not sure where to get started, Or what network simulation tools to use .
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Testing Client/Server app in C++

I am currently developing Client/Server app based on TCP protocol in C/C++ and want to perform tests of both client and server side. I am using unix sockets for development. Are there any MOCK libs or ...