Greetings in the name of network engineering!
The IPV4 network consists of the following nodes:
Node 0 is of, of course, the source node, internal to the computer. Node 1 and 2 are intermediate routers on different floors of the building. Node 3 and node 4 are the inside and outside addresses of the fibre optic to the premise modem.
THE CONUNDRUM: Node 0 is of course, is the source node. The network can be accessed through wireless at any of Nodes 1, 2, or three.
However, when the command traceroute in a linux environment, or tracert in a windows environment, is executed the OS does not report the whole route. A ping command indicates that the connected node is there, but the traceroute does not.
Example: while connected to Node 1 the command tracert (Windows 10) was run to an IPV4 to an address outside the modem i get this result:
Tracing route to ddg.gg [22.214.171.124] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 2 ms 1 ms 1 ms 192.168.0.1 2 2 ms 1 ms 2 ms 192.168.1.1 3 11 ms 10 ms 16 ms 210.x.x.x ^C
Trace was stopped after modem.
Again a traceroute (CentOS Linux) was sent to the same site with the following result:
[websdr@localhost ~]$ traceroute ddg.gg traceroute to ddg.gg (126.96.36.199), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1) 1.520 ms 1.538 ms 1.592 ms 2 210.x.x.x 8.844 ms 9.659 ms 9.642 ms + Stopped traceroute
A ping from either the linux or windows machine to 127.0.0.1 and 10.1.1.1 (in the case of the linux machine 188.8.131.52) all receive ping replies in less than 1 millisecond, with a full complement of Time To Live, 128 Ms on the internal/source IP, and on external IPs 64 Ms.
THE QUESTIONs: Are their any setting to force the tracert to report the whole IPV4 route?
As a 6 decade plus old NOOB, i hesitate saying there is a design problem with the route tracing commands, but it appears to me there is. I can understand why the route tracing command does not report the internal IP 127.0.0.1 but i fail to understand why the whole external route IS NOT reported. What command in linux, or windows might i use to get the whole external IPV4 route? I realize this is kind of an academic question, but still ... and why does linux fail to report the IPV4 ROUTE minus the first two external addresses?
Thanks in advance for the help!
Gwapo George +++