I wanted to know if there is a range which is usually used for destination port that is used in traceroute command. Like the starting address for destination port is 33434. but is there some standard range which is preferred for traceroute ?
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In more detail - traceroute sends ICMP echo packets starting with a TTL of 1. That causes the packet to return a failure at the first router. Then a TTL of 2 - which brings it to the second router. TTL is increased until the destination is reached. The set of routers found along the way is the traced route.
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After googling I found out that 33434 is the port that is used as the base port for
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