• What’s better for transferring files over the Internet: HTTP or FTP?

    I'm looking at the best ways to to transfer files over the Internet and the top two options I found are HTTP and FTP. Now, I'm trying to get other people's experiences and the advantages between the two (Performance, file size limitations, reliability, etc.).

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  • How can we artificially create a connection timeout error?

    Our team has been notified that we have a bug in our software which is happening when we receive a connection timeout. We understand that these type of errors are usually very rare (it's been happening when the connection gets dropped by an internal network). How can we generate this kind of error...

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  • How to convert a 32-bit floating point to 16-bit

    I'm looking to cross-platform library that can convert a 32-bit floating point numbers to 16-bit. I really need to decrease the size of the 32-bit floats so I can send him over a network. I'm using C++. I understand how much precision I will be losing but I need to do it. Any help would be greatly...

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  • How can I determine the size of a packet?

    I have initiated a TCP connection for a HTTP request and response. Now after it was completed, I sent a request to the server for the HTTP packet (with a SYN flag set). The server responded with a ACK flag but when that finished, it sent a FIN flag. So my question is: How can I figure out the size...

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  • What’s the better option for my TCP server: Netty or Apache MINA?

    I currently have a high performance TCP server and I've come down to two options: Netty or Apache MINA. If your honest opinion, which way should I lean towards? Has anyone used either? If/so, what are the advantages and disadvantages to each. Thanks!

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  • Disable a remote laptop that connects to us over a VPN and to our domain.

    We have a few remote sales staff, one of whom is going to be fired. They have XP laptops and work out of their homes. My boss wants to be able to lock them out of the machine once we let them go. I don't think he's too concerned about the hardware, but he doesn't want them getting to the data. I...

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  • Command to open a local backdoor

    What's the command that needs to be entered to open a local backdoor (server mode) which listens on Port 2380 for incoming connections

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  • WebSocket API: What browsers support it?

    I've been developing an instant messaging application that's going to run in several browsers (IE, Safari, Firefox). But I need to know first what browsers actually support WebSocket API? Does it depend on the language I use?

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  • Can I create a socket that goes to an IP address?

    We have a server that uses two different network interfaces, each has a different IP address. We need to create a socket that goes out to a specific IP address. We would prefer using Python but any recommends you have would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Is it possible to detect a disabled network interface connection?

    I'm trying to figure out when my interface has been disabled. Now, if I go to Windows Manager and disable one of the connections, the GetIfTable() only returns a status of one interface (it doesn't see the connected one). Is it possible to get something to return that the disabled interface still...

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  • What’s the difference between SSH and SSL?

    Our company can use both a SFTP or FTL over SSL and both would acquire authentication. Now, I know SSH has enhanced authentication options but is there any difference between using SSH or SSL? Thanks for the help.

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  • Can’t make intro of website into full screen

    I have a intro to my website which is in SWF but I can't seem to be able to make it into become the full screen on the browser, it goes to the full website

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  • What’s the largest TCP/IP port number for IPv4?

    I apologize if this is an "easy" question but I need to know what the largest TCP/IP network port number would be for IPv4. What would the range go up to?

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  • How do I build proxy server for WLAN.

    Hi, I'm a student and in my college, we are using Wi-Fi through a proxy server and the speed is damn slow and I couldn't access many websites. Moreover our proxy will be working from evening 6 to morning 6. After 6, our Wi-Fi router is on but we are unable to connect to it. So can you help us in...

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  • Is it possible to use DNS caching in Linux?

    I'm having a ton of problems understanding DNS caching. I'm trying to write a small forward proxy server and need to use the OS DNS cache on my Linux system. From what I know, there's DNS caching on the browser and OS level (I know Windows has it but I'm not sure if Linux carries it). Can someone...

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  • How do two computers find each other over the Internet?

    We have two computers that are attached to the Internet that know nothing of each other beforehand. Is it possible for one computer to be able to broadcast a message so the second computer receives it and responds? I already know that UDP broadcast exists, but aren't those filtered by the ISP...

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  • How to combine a multiple networks and enable file sharing?

    Can I connect 6 different internet networks together? And by which device bridge or switch or hub? And I want to enable file sharing between all the networks in Windows 7. Is it possible?

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  • Networking question: Communication line for downloading

    You have been hired as a network consultant for a major aircraft engine manufacturing company. The company promotes on its website that it allows downloading from its website all repair manuals. These manuals are approximately 2,360,000 bytes in size. The company expects that there will be...

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  • Closing TCP and UDP ports using Windows command line

    Would anyone know of a way of closing a TCP or UDP socket for a single connection via the Windows command line? After doing some searching, many people said doing a manual page of NETSTAT or NETSH commands, which would monitor the ports. But I'm not looking to monitor, I'm looking to close/kill...

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  • What tools can I use for TCP/IP error simulation?

    Using a multi-tier application, how can I simulate several TCP/IP errors for some reconnection code testing. What Windows-based tools should I use for this sort of testing? Thank you.

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