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Is it possible? Probing IPv4 IP with IPv6 [closed]

I recently came across with a strange finding, while I was doing a nmap scan on one of a IPv4 IP destination. Please see below are the cases I came across: ISP-1: with only IPv4 IP as source. I ...
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Are any OSI layer4 network protocols on-topic?

Quite often we seen comments like "protocols above Layer4 in the OSI model are off-topic": (emphasis mine) Question: Are there any OSI layer4 (or above) network protocol questions which are on-topic?
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Is it safe to attach pcapng to question

I have a question i would like to ask, i am novice when it comes to networking, is it safe to add the pcapng to my question? I feel like i would be inviting unwanted attention to my pci environment, ...
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Where can I ask about setting up a secure network at home

I am looking to set up some kind of mesh network in my home. I know basic networking and setting up a bridge. But I was thinking I would come here to get some guidance on what kind of network would ...
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Why does this community want to limit itself so much in terms of questions asked?

It seems to me that this community is doing everything it can to drive new users away and delete their questions. Will it destroy the community if somebody asks a question about the usage of port 443 ...
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Automatic “off-topic” warning based on keywords

I saw here that S.E. allows to filter some keywords in a subject. I suppose the same could be done in the question body. I was wondering if we could configure some automatic warning upon detection ...
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Extend the “end user” off topic definition to include bypassing network security/policies?

The community has previously decided that "Users / Customers of Enterprise or Service Provider Networks" are off topic, followed by this description. Questions from end-users of enterprise/service ...
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Host Virtualization service and Virtual Machine Questions

We are getting host virtualization questions with increasing frequency; however, to date we haven't had a Meta discussion to explicitly cover cases like this. What do we do with host virtualization ...
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Why can't I ask any Networking question on NE?

I asked this question, but it was closed as off-topic. I have a general question though; I think you should be able to ask any networking-related questions on Network Engineering - why not?
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What do we do with: “On which Layer RIP Protocol works”, and others like it

The RIP to OSI Layer Question Consider this question: On which OSI layer does RIP work: In which OSI Layer RIP Protocol works? Can some one explain in which layer it works and justify that? At ...
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Recommendations and Polls

Some questions: Why are recommendations, and polls off-topic? How can I delineate whether a question should be closed because it is related to being a recommendation or poll? Is there an on-topic way ...