• Can data using a loopback be packet sniffed?

    Does anyone if data that's exchanged on a local machine using a loopback IP 127.0.0.1 be packet sniffed if the PC is connected to a network? I'm trying to figure out the loopback is secure enough for exchanging data. We're using these different platforms: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X and...

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  • Setting a network status alarm in Windows 7

    Whenever I'm using Windows 7 and I lose my Internet access, the network indicator turns yellow. Now I want to get the status in my software / set an alarm whenever I lose my connection. Is this possible? Can I get this status?

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  • What does flushing a socket mean?

    From a networking standpoint, I have some knowledge about socket selectors but I'm still have difficultly in understanding why you need to flush a socket. What does that actually mean? Do the bits remain in memory until they get pushed off? Can anybody tell me what's really going with flushing...

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  • Is IP Address filtering really secure?

    We're planning to deploy an internal application with a ton of sensitive data and we're becoming very worried security wise. I suggested to keep it on our internal network but I was vetoed. Inside of the app, we programmed it to only respect requests if they come from an internal IP address...

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  • website download issues

    I have a uk based network which is having issues downloading content from websites based in USA, but can download content from the UK without issues. Different browsers/pcs also have the same issues.We can ping and resolve the website addresses for any sites. The site was working for several years...

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  • Configuring CYGWIN to use Windows Proxy infomation

    Hello, I'm using Internet Explorer and I need to figure out how to use CYGWIN for several quick scripting tasks. How would I go about configuring it to my Windows Proxy info? I have several things trying to make direct connections (pings, ruby gems, etc.) How can I get them to respect the proxy...

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  • Deciding between multicasting vs. broadcasting in LAN

    Would anyone know if there's an advantage to using a multicast group for sending messages (instead of broadcasting them to a specific port)? When it's broadcasting, computers that don't want the messages actually still receive them. Does that affect their performance / traffic? Don't the computers...

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  • Pingable IP address: What’s the easiest to remember?

    This is just in regards for our network troubleshooting problems / purposes but could someone tell us a publicly pingable host that has an easy to remember IP address? Is 127.0.0.1 the easiest?

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  • How can I detect a Wi-Fi IP address on my Android device?

    I'm trying to determine if my Android device is connected to my Wi-Fi. And if it is, how can I obtain my Wi-Fi address. I realize that ConnectivityManager can determine if the active network is a Wi-Fi network but I can't determine if the IP address belongs to the Wi-Fi network (if more than one IP...

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  • Trying to find the external IP address of my machine

    I'm trying to figure out how to get the external IP address of my machine (as a computer from outside my network would get it). The following only gives me the local IP address of the machine. Thanks! public class IPAddress { private InetAddress thisIp; private String thisIpAddress; private void...

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  • Printer for fanfold paper

    Where can I buy inkjet 3 in 1 printer that handles fanfold paper? new or good used one. I had Dell 942 printer but it broke. for home use so do not want expensive one.

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  • iSeries HBA Cards WWPN

    Can anybody help me to get WWPN of HBA cards installed on my system?

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  • What devices are compatible with a Micro Sim card?

    Guys, I got a question, is there any networking device other that cell phone and also tablet that I can install a micro sim so that I can share my internet? If there is kindly do share with me please.

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  • .NET application fails with my network hard drive

    I've been having a ton of trouble with my .NET application. It continues to fail when I try to run my network drive (but when it runs from a local hard drive, it works fine). I tried fixing the full trust like this: try { // Demand full trust permissions PermissionSet fullTrust = new PermissionSet(...

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  • Document flow of network consulting

    What is the document flow of enterprise-level network consulting?

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  • Windows 7 must restart print spooler every morning in order to print

    We are currently deploying Windows 7 64bit PCs within our organization. Some of the computers need to have their print spoolers restarted in the mornings or else they won't print. After the spooler has been restarted they seem to print fine. We deploy printers via Group Policy from Windows 2003 and...

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  • Retrieving original MAC address

    Our group is tasked with with retrieving the active MAC address for our Windows PCs. Here's the code we're using: private static string macId() { return identifier("Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration", "MACAddress", "IPEnabled"); } private static string identifier(string wmiClass, string...

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  • Network design methodology

    i want do design a network as my end of year project, which methodology can i use

    Mafumu5 pointsBadges:
  • Oracle Error Message ORA-01652

    Sir, we have Oracle 8i as back-end in our Sugar Factory EDP system. Currently we get following error message in Crystal Reports Tool when we try to open any report. ORA-01652: Unable to extend temp segment by 5394 in tablespace SYSTEM. Where 5394 number vary each time. So please find time to guide...

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  • Are OSI models commonly used by vendors?

    "OSI(Open Systems Interconnection) models are most commonly used by vendors"- what is the meaning of vendor here?

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