Networking

I have Soekris single board communication embedded computers which is optimized for low power and network usage. The server has four Ethernet ports. How do I setup IPv4 software bridge using OpenBSD operating systems so that the rest of four ports act as a network switch?

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A wireless NIC is showing as wlan0 but I need to be appear as eth1. How can I rename wlan0 devices through udev as eth1? How do I change or rename eth0 as wan0 under Linux operating systems?

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My server has five Ethernet ports and one ADSL port. How do I setup IPv4 software bridge using Debian Linux operating systems so that the rest of five ports act as a network switch?

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The ethtool can be used to query and change settings such as speed, auto- negotiation and checksum offload on many network devices, especially Ethernet devices. How do I install and use ethtool under Ubuntu or Debian Linux based system running on my IBM server?

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I have recently rented a dedicated server for my hobby projects and learning CentOS Linux server. I was informed that I am connected to the 100M/s port. How do I test my Internet connection download speed from the console over the ssh session without using HTML5 or Adobe flash/Java applets based websites? How do I test my upload speed from the console?

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I am looking for a generic network load monitor that will work over the remote ssh session. Nothing fancy. All I need is current device statistics together with a nice graph. How do I monitor network load using a console based software under Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating systems?

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How do I boot and Install OpenBSD operating system using Preboot Execution Environment (PXE)? Do I need to use an existing OpenBSD host to install OpenBSD using PXE?

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