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How to use the ip command to bring up/down the network interface on Linux

The ip command is replacing ifconfig, which is getting deprecated and some distros have already removed it. To bring a network interface down, simply run the following: sudo ip link set enp0s25 down To bring it back up: sudo ip … Continue reading

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Fix Slow SFTP/SCP File Upload Rate and Stalling caused by TCP SACK

In brief, sometimes a conflict occurs between some firewalls and the TCP SACK. In my case, the upload was severely affected and reached upload speeds of a few kilobytes over a LAN! The following command disables TCP SACK and fixes … Continue reading

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How to configure network settings in CentOS (from dhcp to static)

It’s a bit different from what we’re used to do in Ubuntu, here are the instructions, assuming our network interface is eth0: Take a backup from the “/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0” file, e.g. by the following command: “cp /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0.bak” Open the “/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0” file for … Continue reading

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