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

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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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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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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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Free software or OS for web usage reports / network traffic analytics-statistics

I run a small network for my big family, where about 50 devices connect. Line capacity: 50Mbps downlink / 10Mbps uplink. I am searching for a free software or operating system where I can have ...
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Internet router on Raspberry Pi with easy graphical setup

I want to turn my Raspberry Pi 2 into an Internet router, i.e. it provides Internet access to many devices via Ethernet while itself is connected to the Internet via a guest WLAN account. This is for ...
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Botnet simulator free for students or trial available

I am looking for a tool to simulate the behaviour of a large botnet for research purposes. That is, I am searching a tool that can simulate hosts (bots, criminals that send commands to bots, victims ...
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Synchronizing network file system

I have a colocated server with lots of space and a hardware RAID setup, and a small home server that is optimized to be silent. I'd like to set up a networked file system where all files are ...
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Software to log employee activities and restict access in remote locations

We are trying to log all the employee work data on a daily basis. But the problem is we have branches at remote locations (non profit educational organization) where internet connections are very slow....
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Android ping tool with audible ping

I'd like an Android ping tool (as in, ping another computer on the network) that includes audible output. Pings selected computer (IP or hostname) on the local network until stopped. Generates a ...
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Is there a tool for changing IP addresses in Linux?

Is there a tool for changing IP addresses in Linux? Something that will do everything for me so all I have to push is random IP or something like that. Something like macchanger except for IP ...
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Network Diagram Generator

Does anyone know if a network diagram generator exists? Tool for get information such as: how many networks you have, the ip addresses, subnet masks, sites, servers, network drives shared, and so on ...
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I need an RTOS with 10Gb Ethernet support

First, I apologize if this is in the wrong category, if you can direct me to a more appropriate forum or StackExchange site I'd appreciate it. I am trying to make a real-time analysis box. Without ...
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Music library management (iTunes & Spotify hybrid)

First of all: I am on Mac OS X and would love to stay here, but I can switch to Linux if needed (Virtual Machines). I am looking for an iTunes and Spotify mixture. I have a great music collection ...
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What client tool can I use to test PXE?

When PXE ( Preboot Execution Environment) doesn't work as expected, searching for cryptic error codes on ServerFault and restarting the client machine repeatedly to see if anything changed is not ...
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Sharing sound devices between Linux and Windows machines

I am looking for a software capable to share sound output devices on an ipv4 network. Is it somehow possible? Ideally, I would like to hear the sound of a Windows machine on a Linux box. But the ...
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Software to change network adapters MAC Address on a Windows PC

I'm looking for software that will enable me to change MAC Addresses on a Windows PC that meets these requirements: Gratis Compatible with most versions of Windows (must include Windows XP, Vista, 7, ...
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Advanced scripts for router

I have a Netgear DGN2200v2 router. I am trying to make advanced scripts for the router. Specifically, I want to detect people using eMule and Torrent, and then block them from accessing for 5 minutes, ...
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How to check my mobile network open ports? android mobile device

I have the DroidVPN app for android and it helps me to check open ports – but not all ports, only a few ports. I need to scan all my mobile listening TCP and UDP (preferable) ports. Screenshot (click ...
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Tool to scan for WLANs

The wifi radio space is crowded, so scanning which channel(s) are the least crowded is advisable. What is a good tool to do this task? It should List all nearby AP's with radio channel, SSID, MAC ...
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server and client for simple text

We need something where we can write some text, or check a box on one PC, and all the other client PCs will see that note/checkbox option. We have two PCs running windows 10 where their configurations ...
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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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Photo management system for NAS

We are operating a Synology 1517+ NAS which is responsible for storing images (PNG, JPEG etc.), however there are other non-photo/video files stored as well. We are looking for an organisational tool ...
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Is there any R GUI not using client-server approach?

Most people uses RStudio, at least on Windows, but it has a problem, it connects to R using TCP, through 127.0.0.1 port 8787. That causes problems in many computers, related with the antivirus, ...
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App to locate device within the home (Indoor positioning)

I want to be able to quickly check the location of my dog -- which room of the house or part of the yard that she's in. I have a GPS collar for her, but I've decided not to use GPS because of the ...
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Is there any way or software by which I can monitor my home WiFi?

Hey guys I'm really not into networking rather than coding, but I want to know if there is a way or software by which - 1 - I can limit the speed of my WiFi users. 2 - I can see what sites or URL ...
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Python software stack for an HTTP to FTP bridge

To understand this request, I need to explain a bit of a background story. Background information We have a device that used to work over UDP and it was reasonably fast. One reason was that any side ...
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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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Information gathering in Ubuntu and Backtrack

There was a program in Backtrack OS where we could give a domain name or an Email and it would search the Internet for all the information available in "Whois" result's all websites and made ...
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Recommended software VPN for Azure Private Cloud?

I want to run several VPCs for several clients. I would like to stick to Azure as my company currently uses Microsoft as main vendor. What I would like to accomplish is that client can use a software ...
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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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Adding retry logic to existing TCP connection with a tunnel

I'm using a program that connects using TCP from one computer on my network to another. Often and for unknown reasons, the connection gets dropped. This connection is managed by a third-party program, ...
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Looking for No Cost Hospitality WiFi Solution

My company provides Internet access to apartment buildings. New customers connect to our APs and are redirected to our website where they can purchase service. There are multiple plans available with ...
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How do find out how many devices near me have wifi enabled?

Would it be possible to know how many devices within my hearing range have wifi-enabled? From what I know 2.4GHz Wi-FI has 13 channels available, so I would need to listen to all of them in order to ...
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Is there any Android app which will let us know the relative position of another nearby device without using GPS?

I want to know if it is possible to get where exactly another nearby mobile device (e.g. Android) is with respect to my phone without using GPS. Is there any app which makes it possible to get idea of ...
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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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Software to block connections before I connect to VPN

When I am connecting to a public wi-fi (in a hotel or airport for example) I am using VPN to increase my security. But right after I join the network some applications start to establish connections (...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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Measure One Way Delay?

Is there a (optimally free) tool to measure One-Way-Delay? The use case is checking whether network traffic delayed by f.ex. tc is flowing as it should. At the minimum, the application should be ...
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Is there any asynchronous network library in linux c?

I want to create a system is like below: Client will send requests to server. Server receive requests and download the request file from cloud asynchronously.That means server will just receive ...
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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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A tool similar to iftop for collecting total network usage per destination

The functionality I'm looking for is like this: I start it running in the background at the beginning of the day by the end of the day i have a summary of how many bytes were transferred to which ...
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Good keyboard supported Windows FTP client

I have checked so many SFTP clients already, but one is worse than other. But seriously... I need exactly the following features: Be easily usable using keyboard, and not only with mouse Be the GUI ...
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How To Easily Simulate A Large Number of Hosts? [closed]

I'm working on writing a server type program. It is my first time doing stuff with concurrency and I am wanting to test it against a large number of hosts. I'd like to test 2000+ hosts at a time. I ...
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HTTP proxy that sends outgoing traffic to a specific interface

I am running a Linux server (Ubuntu 16.04) which has a ens192 interface (think eth0) and one or more tunX interfaces (X being 0, 1, ...). I am looking for a local proxy server that I can run on the ...
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Software for granular real-time wifi strength monitoring

I have a Windows desktop machine with a nice wifi card in it, and I've just moved to a new temporary location. The router here is in the basement for some reason, so I've been having some connectivity ...
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Linux Management

We are a startup in bootstrap developing code written in Java. We are purchasing custom desktops - not branded desktops - hence they come without an OS. We did insist on TPM chips for our ...
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Extend the DHCP lease time by spoofing a device

We have devices that get their IP addresses via DHCP. Those devices are up 24/7 until they have a power loss or restart due to other activities (hardware watchdog etc.) Unfortunately the devices do ...