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You can find some interesting articles based on network security, proxy setups, routing softwares, VPN setups etc here.

Learn How to Get Linux IP Address in Different Ways

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How many commands you know to get IP address on your Linux systems? In this article, we'll discuss a few ways to get IP address as well as public IP on Linux. ifconfig command ip addr Hostname -I command nmcli command ip [...]

Winnie Ondara 3:43 pm

What is My DNS Server? Know 4 Methods to Check IP Address

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If you have used Internet there is a pretty good chance that you have used DNS even without realizing it. DNS is the acronym for Domain Name System. What it basically does is translating domain names into machine readable IP [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 2:29 am

How to Ping IPv6 Address from Windows and Linux CLI

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IPV6 stands for 'Internet Protocol Version 6' and this was introduced to replace IPV4 due to the exhaustion of IPv4 addresses. Due to IPV4 having limited number of IP addresses and with the expansion of Iot (Internet of Things) number [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 2:45 am

How to Setup HAProxy in Ubuntu 16.04

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HAProxy is an open-source high availability load balancing and proxy services tools for TCP and HTTP-based network applications. It is easy to use, suits for high volume websites and  its seamless integration into  existing architectures. It offers transparent connections, server [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Install Security Onion 14.04

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Did you know Security Onion? It is a Linux distro specialized on network security monitoring and intrusion prevention, simplify the whole network management with a Ubuntu-based distro that you can start using with just few steps. It comes with many valuable security [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

How to Perform Network Sniffing with Tshark

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This time let's talk about Tshark, a powerful command-line network analyzer that comes with the well known Wireshark. It works like Tcpdump, but with powerful decoders and filters, capable to capture information of different network layers or protocols, and display in [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:42 am

How to Configure Quagga Routing Suite on Linux

Quagga is one of the core open source project which is used to provide routing services on linux platform. It consist of different components for different dynamics protocols such as  Open Shortest Path First (OSPF),  Routing Information Protocol  (RIP), Border Gateway [...]

shah 3:00 am

How to Manage Public Key Infrastructure with OpenSSL

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OpenSSL is an open source cryptographic toolkit with focus on Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security or SSL/TLS, widely deployed on GNU/Linux systems, it performs key part on our daily experience on the Internet. Today I will point some commands to help you [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

Introduction to IRC with XChat, Irssi and UnrealIRCD on CentOS 7.0

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Hi tuxman, this time we are going to talk about the Internet Relay Chat, or simply IRC. In the first part of this article we will review this protocol, how to use Irssi or XChat to connect on Freenode and [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

How to Install Snort and Usage in Ubuntu 15.04

Intrusion detection in a network is important for IT security. Intrusion Detection System used for the detection  of illegal and malicious attempts in the network. Snort is well-known  open source intrusion detection system. Web interface (Snorby) can be used  for [...]

shah 3:00 am

Howto Configure OpenVPN Server-Client on Ubuntu 15.04

Virtual private network (VPN) is a common name of several technologies which allows to establish a network connection over other network. It called virtual because nodes connected between each over through non physical lines. And it is private due to [...]

Ivan Zabrovskiy 2:00 am

Basic Networking Commands with Docker Containers

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Hi everybody, today we'll learn some basic networking with Docker Containers. Docker is an Open Source project that provides an open platform to pack, ship and run any application as a lightweight container. It has no boundaries of Language support, Frameworks or [...]

Arun Pyasi 6:00 am

How IP forwarding Helps Connecting Private interface to Internet in Linux

Hi everyone, today we'll learn about IP forwarding or Packet forwarding from one network interface to another in Linux using iptables. IP forwarding is a concept to make Linux machine to send data from one network to another as a router. So, [...]

Arun Pyasi 6:00 am

Bringing a Bunch of Best Known Linux Network Tools

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It is very useful to use command line tools to monitor the network on your system and there are a tons of them out there available for the linux user such as nethogs, ntopng, nload, iftop, iptraf, bmon, slurm, tcptrack, cbm, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:00 am