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Am trying to traceroute to but unfortunately this is the output I am getting -

output to traceroute

I know that these * * *s mean that the packets are not reaching back, perhaps due to firewalls, but no matter which website I am trying to traceroute, I am getting the same output, even our internal website. Any suggestions?

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marked as duplicate by Mokubai, mpy, Breakthrough, Carl B, Dave Sep 17 '13 at 12:53

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I assume the "" is your local network gateway, and since traceroute relys on ICMP packets to function, I think the most probable reason is ICMP packets are not allowed through your gateway.

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Ya is my local network gateway, but my other friends can get a trace, I don't know how. – Guanidene Jan 14 '12 at 5:32

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