"IPv4" tag

Switching to IPv6? Here are Some Must-Try Options!

It is practically impossible and not particularly desirable to replace all your existing computing and networking equipment with IPv6 equipment at once. But what is expected from IT managers today is that when…

Have you checked out the new Nmap yet?

What’s New in Nmap 6

Nmap is Hollywood’s most famous “hacking” tool that has featured on numerous blockbusters. It was originally written to find hosts in a network thus creating a map of the network. Nmap does this…

It's concurrent servers time

The Socket API, Part 3: Concurrent Servers

In this part of the series, we will learn how to deal with multiple clients connected to the server. Welcome to another dose of socket programming! Till now, we’ve created servers that are…

Socket programming isn't really that tough

Creating Your Own Server: The Socket API, Part 2

Earlier, we created a simple server and client program using the socket API. This time, we’ll first start with a program, and then explain what’s going on. So start up your systems, and…

Creating Your Own Server

Creating Your Own Server: The Socket API, Part 1

In this series of articles aimed at newbies to network programming (knowledge of C is a prerequisite), we’ll learn how to create network clients and servers using the UNIX Socket API. We’ll start…

Warning signs!

The Next Y2K — Are We Ready for a Web Without IPv4 Yet?

Yes, we’ve have done it again — brought the world to the brink of another disaster, because we’ve failed to foresee the exponential growth of the Internet! Read on to learn about why…

DeliGate, a Proxy

DeleGate — A Multi-platform, Multipurpose Proxy Server

A proxy server works as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. There are various types of proxy servers. In this article, we will briefly discuss one of them,…

Introducing libpcap

Capturing Packets in Your C Program, with libpcap

This article provides an introduction to libpcap, and shows, with examples of source code, how you can use it to create your own packet-sniffing programs. All data on the network travels in the…

Google’s load-balancing architecture

‘Featuristic’ Linux Load Balancing with LVS

This article deals with setting up LVS (Linux Virtual Server) for clustering on SUSE. Also discover how it acts as a scalable and high-performance delivery platform — just like an ideal load balancer….

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