Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Experimenters/FAQ


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    2525When you are designing your experiment only include a raw PC if you absolutely need to. In most cases you can do everything you want with a Virtual Machine (VM). This way you will leave the raw PCs to experimenters that really need them. If you are not sure if a VM is appropriate for your experiment don't hesitate to send an email to geni-users@googlegroups.com.
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     27= Turning off Reverse Path Filtering =
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     29'''When does this apply?''' You have a multi-homed system (i.e. it has multiple data plane interfaces) which appears to only be able to receive traffic from a given traffic source on one interface.
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     31'''What's happening?''' ''Reverse path filtering'' may be enabled.  We most often see this issue on Ubuntu systems because reverse path filtering is enabled by default.
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     33'''How to fix it'''
     34On Ubuntu 12.04 run the following command:
     35{{{
     36sudo sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.all.rp_filter=0
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