What is the Traffic or Wire in Network?

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The network traffic or network wire is all network packet that goes through a certain interface in the network.

The packets flow between:

Control Functions


For Network packets, the below network functions can be used to control the traffic:


Note that they can be implemented by:


For packets with a known payload structure, the servers build on Net Server can also implement routing for their protocol. For example:

Command Line Tool

tc (Traffic Control)

Traffic Control

tc qdisc add dev eth0 root netem delay 2000ms
  • Remove the rule
tc qdisc add del eth0 root netem

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