Questions tagged [traceroute]

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Ping to default gateway failing

I am trying to ping to a default gateway which i have configured as 171.2.0.1 but somehow the ping is failing . I am new to network domain so i have less idea about it . Any help is appreciated .This ...
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Trace internal equipement from Internet while answering

I would like to know if it's possible to achieve a traceroute of nodes on an internal network from an equipement on the internet answering to a query. Let's say that a client on an internal network ...
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How is traceroute able to display hostnames?

When performing a traceroute, what function on the ISP gateway is advertising the hostname? When we traceroute to Google.com for instance; Tracing route to google.com [216.58.213.14] over a maximum of ...
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why ICMP Time Exceeded packet takes longer ICMP Echo Reply

I've noticed that when I use tracert a certain router(hop) always takes about 200ms to reply back, the rest reply's in 50ms, after digging into it with wireshark I've noticed that tracert uses normal ...
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How to use the TCP traceroute in Juniper?

How to use the TCP traceroute in Juniper? In Juniper OS I only know traceroute ip_address I don't know how to traceroute a destination with TCP protocol. is it possible to implement it?
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Why do hops before VPN server not reflect in traceroute?

I'm using a remote-site VPN (ProtoVPN). When I tracert to the IP address of the VPN server, the hops through my ISP and other intermediate hops before the VPN sever are shown. But when I tracert to ...
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Why is the trace route to a particular IP not the same as trace route from that IP to mine?

So i am running a trace route from http://www.speedtest.com.sg/tr.php to my system. i get a route. And i run a trace route from my system to the website above i get a different route. Why is that? Why ...
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Any ideas how to see more hops usning solarwinds traceng?

I have tried running TraceNG with different destinations and I only see 1 hop. How do i see all the hops in the trace? I'm using this so I can easily monitor "real time"ish the current routing on a ...
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Who owns the in-between routers displayed when I execute a traceroute command?

When i traceroute a website, i get the IPs of all the routers in the path between me and the website. Who owns all those routers? Are they organized in a particular kind of building?
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Difference between traceroute and tcptraceroute

I'm looking for the difference between a "normal" traceroute (ICMP layer 3) and a TCP traceroute (Layer 4). I sometimes see system engineers using tcptraceroute and the hops continue further than ...
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What my traceroute only list one hop?

This is my topology in my network. It's easy to know my server can communicate to 172.18.32.254/24. But when I traceroute the path, I only get one hop to it. My doubt is why it do not through 102....
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Traceroute seems to succeed but also gives host is unreachable message [duplicate]

I have done a traceroute from the Princeton traceroute server ("https://www.net.princeton.edu/traceroute.html") to the ip address 129.97.208.23. This is the following result I received: tracing path ...
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Permit ping and traceroute and deny all other services using an ACL

my topology is shown below: I would like the networks that are connected to Hermes-Router to be accessible from all the other stations only when I use ping and traceroute. I tried to do this using an ...
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Ping time varies between two devices in the same LAN [closed]

I am trying to ping between two devices A [Server] and B[Router]. From A to B the average ping response is about 1ms and from B to A is 0.5ms which is half. As a result, if I scp a file to B, by ...
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What do the number of hops in traceroute show? [closed]

I carried out the tracert command on two different websites hosted in two different locations. I tried it on a website hosted in the UK which is where im located and also a website thats located in ...
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How to find time duration of tracert command using wireshark?

I tried to execute a tracert command in cmd in Windows 10, specifically, tracert www.ieee.org. In the same time, I captured the packets with wireshark. How can I find the time duration of my tracert ...
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How to traceroute in SDN Networks while traceroute is not working in SDN by default?

I have used all opendaylight, floodlight and POX controllers one by one in my SDN ring topology which is created by mininet, but I am not able to use traceroute command and trace the paths where the ...
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Traceroute command last hop cannot be reached

By running the traceroute command below I obtained this output: traceroute www.google.com -q 3 -m 60 traceroute to www.google.com (172.217.169.36), 60 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 gateway (10.81.62....
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Why doesn't traffic go through router on LAN? [duplicate]

So I thought that when two devices are connected to a router, and if they wanted to communicate with each other, then all the traffic will go through the router(AP). I tried running a traceroute and ...
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Why the TCP traceroute map jump over many routers? [closed]

I can not understand this TCP traceroute map: This is a TCP traceroute from Chongqing,China to LA,USA: the 219.158.3.146 is Beijing Unicom the 219.158.96.26 is LA Unicom. the path is this: Why the ...
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Which packet's path is shown to us when using the trace route command? [duplicate]

When data is transferred across the internet it is split into numerous data packets of size no more than 1500 bytes and these packets reach their destination through different paths across the ...
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Traceroute showing inter-vlan routing?

I currently have two different devices (one server and one client device) that are on separate VLANs (VLAN 5 and VLAN 10 respectively). When the client device runs a tracert to the server, the tracert ...
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Why can I traceroute to this IP address, but not ping?

I have an IP address and can traceroute to it, but I can not ping. You see, I can traceroute 43.24.226.50: dele-MBP:~ ll$ traceroute 43.24.226.50 traceroute to 43.24.226.50 (43.24.226.50), 64 hops ...
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How does packet tracing deterministically work?

If a packet can take any route, how can you iteratively figure out the path from you to a host? From what I can tell, packet tracing works on the basis that packet_i takes a the route: route(...
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Is it possible to perform a Layer 2 (MAC address) traceroute?

I understand the difference between layer2 & layer3 and MAC & IP. I understand address resolution protocol, etc. But is there any way to do a traceroute that will show Layer 2 information? For ...
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Is that tracrt output normal?

I have found serveral examples where the last tracert hop is shown twice but not exactly an outlput like I've got here: The network setup look like that: Between the two sophos UTM firewalls 77.77....
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If traceroute fails why does ping still work?

If I can ping a router successfully, why is it that when I do traceroute, it stops at a particular interface and says "ICMP type:3, code:3, Destination port unreachable". Doesn't that mean that it can'...
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traceroute and ping behaviour through cisco router

Trying to do a traceroute to a particular destination, the result seems that the destination is unreachable. But when i ping the destination, the destination is replying well. could anyone help to ...
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Ping and tracert command result [closed]

Here i have the response when i use commands ping and tracert for google.com Now, i am still new to networking, but i need to know how to interpret the response that i got here: 1) First off, i need ...
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Why there is only one hop in the tracert?

I use the tracert to a remote server IP address: C:\Users\lll>tracert 103.224.19.11 Track by up to 30 hops The route to f1.FF-SALE.COM [103.224.19.11]:    1 44 ms 44 ms 44 ms f1.FF-SALE.COM [103....
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Whether the traceroute command only can check “to” path, can not check “back” path?

How to detect the router path of traffic? I use the ipip.net for ICMP traffic: I want to check the out path and back path. such as I have A address 60.248.41.135 and B address 103.248.41.135. ...
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Quagga - Configure 3 routers using OSPF

Hi I'm trying to use quagga to connect 3 routers but the middle one doen't complete the path that a trace route command would do even though it knows where the target address is. It seems that ...
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how does Trace route packet work

I am fining difficulties understanding trace route command how does trace route works from source to a destination? how the routers reply to the source with their IP? thank you
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Explanation of traceroute

Can anyone help me to explain the results of this traceroute. Why on hop 2 will latency suddenly increase? and decreases at hop 3 and will rise significantly to hop to 8.
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Why there still need a parenthesis contains it again in traceroute logs?

I traceroute to 104.210.32.76: Traceroute Starting… traceroute to 104.210.32.76 (104.210.32.76), 64 hops max, 72 byte packets 1 10.10.10.1 (10.10.10.1) 25.326 ms 1.344 ms 1.135 ms 2 100.64.0....
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How does traceroute identify destinations to 'hop' to? [duplicate]

When using the traceroute command. For example: $ traceroute google.com The output I get shows hop No. | hostname (ip) | latency 1 | latency 2 | latency 3 Which for google shows the following: ...
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Are traceroute hop latency measurements relative to the previous hop or to the origin?

With traceroute output of this: traceroute to google.com (216.58.223.14), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 192.168.119.1 (192.168.119.1) 1.321 ms 0.980 ms 0.936 ms 2 rtr3-c16-dc1.macrolan.co.za (...
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How frequently do request/response traceroute paths differ? [closed]

If you use the 'ping' command in a terminal, how frequently (if ever) do the network paths to/from the destination differ? What could cause such paths to differ?
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Why there are ip(ip) and domain(ip) 's difference and multi rows records in the traceroute?

In the traceroute command: $ traceroute 104.43.54.2 traceroute to 104.43.54.2 (104.43.54.2), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 10.10.10.1 (10.10.10.1) 4.852 ms 4.623 ms 1.588 ms 2 100.64.0.1 (100....
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Does RTT in same network can be larger suddenly in tracert?

For the homework, I executed tracert command in the cmd to a specific site. I got the result and there was a sudden increasing point, but it was strange. I'm Korean and I used tracert to US site so ...
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Why does ip routing not take an even remotely direct route?

I ran a traceroute on a url to a server we own in New York. I'm in central Florida. Traceroute showed the request being directed to west Florida and then far south Florida before finally being ...
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Why does traceroute gives different number of hops for different protocols used?

While exploring traceroute with different protocols, it gave me the following response: For TCP: user@200411DC0:~$ sudo traceroute -T facebook.com traceroute to facebook.com (157.240.16.35), 30 hops ...
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Router - can I remotely force a router to send my packets through a specific route? (in packet/network layer) [closed]

I'm a newbie in network programming in C/C++ and I'm working on raw sockets to program a simple ping or traceroute application as they are written in common network programming books. Programs like ...
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How would you map a network at layer 2 without CDP or LLDP?

I'm on an ASA right now and can path my directly connected next hop devices via IP address, but I want to make sure there isn't a switch in between. Another related question, when I "show arp" it ...
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Tracert getting timeout on second packet consistenly

I'm on a vpn and tracing to virtualmachines that live in the VPN Server. I've been experiencing slow queries, when they should be fast. below is what the trace is returning. I'm curious as to why the ...
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difference between reverse, forwarding and return path on traceroute

As described on the title, I can't make difference between reverse, forwarding and return path, especially between reverse and return path. Also, how the RTT is affected by the reverse, forwarding ...
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Same hop appears 4 times on a traceroute [closed]

When I traceroute bbc.co.uk in my home Network the first hop appears 4 times. What could be causing this ? @Latitude-7480 ~ $ tracepath bbc.co.uk 1?: [LOCALHOST] ...
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Traceroute for http sites endless loop

I used following command - traceroute -m 255 www.bbc.com and result is an endless loop. I also tried on some other http sites, same result. I also used online traceroute service like monitis which ...
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Spoofed Tunnel Route

What does it mean when tracert always shows a single long jump? The route below is always the same except the last hop goes directly to any destination IP address that I choose. And, how does the ...
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Traceroute inside a per packet load balancing based infrastructure

Could you confirm that in an infrastructure configured with "per packet" load balancing on the Routers (same route same metric), the usage of traceroute become unusable ? In this case the ...