traceroute is a common networking utility to determine the path a packet takes to a target IP device.

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Some of my clients report a route change when they reboot\refresh their IP?

I made a gaming server recently that hosted by my ISP. Some clients report a change or improvement in ping/latency times from 50ms to 20ms by rebooting their modem/router to get a new IP address, and ...
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Assistance needed with high latency on a home network compared with office network with two connections from the same ISP?

I’m having trouble with my home network’s high latency and would be glad if someone can shed light on what is causing the issue. Could it be because of my router (Buffalo AirStation Nfiniti running ...
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Who is slow in this traceroute result?

I am using Atlassian Jira Agile Cloud, but browsing is very slow. Nothing like Bitbucket. So I tried to traceroute to see if my ISP is slow or Attlassian (as I see many people complain on slowness, ...
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Possible route, but denied?

If ISP (A) can be routed to ISP (B), and ISP (B) can be routed to ISP (C) and vice versa, then why ISP (A) and ISP (C) can't be routed through ISP (B) to each other? The packets are routed like this ...
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Why ping to a specific address is different from country to another?

I was working on a server outside my country, and the ping was around 90, I moved to other country and still working on the same server, both countries have the same distance, ISP, internet speed, ...
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Strange mtr result on pppoe

Why I have such mtr result on pppoe? I have not this result on bridge mode even I check with another ADSL router and does not this result. As you can see each IP iterate on several levels. My ...
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Fluctuating ping to a certain ISP backbone

There's a central server that located 300 miles away from my country. but when i test the ping to that server or their ISP backbone, i get inconsistent or a fluctuated pings from there. i live in ...
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Interleaved mode is so affective?

I've been wondering, if there were two computers connected through separated ISPs. If their ISP applied Interleaved mode through their cabinet(DSLM and such) that auto check and corrects bad/noisy ...
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fluctuating ping/latency only to a certain ISP [duplicate]

Pretty much the title. There's an ISP server that located 200miles away from my location. Once the packets cross their network, it fluctuates from 40ms to 120ms back and forth and rarely happen to be ...
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Same ip, different route?

There's a set of ip addresses that are hosted from the same ISP servers, but when i pick a random ip address from that set, it picks the right route or maybe the wrong one. I'll give you an example: ...
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Is there an issue to be fixed when traceroute consistently prints a line with “6 * * *”?

I am trying to figure out why I am having trouble reaching a particular website from my Mac OSX Yosemite. The service provider suggested that I run a traceroute, when I do, regardless of the ...
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How to find IP address of VMware ESXI server from a guest VM hosted on it.? [duplicate]

I have a Windows VM hosted on a VMware ESXI 5.5.0 server. I forgot the IP address of the ESXI server, now I am not able to access it from VMware client. I only have IP address of the guest windows VM. ...
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How to simulate traceroute using ping?

I am learning computer networks and looking for a way to simulate traceroute using ping commando. I think it has something to do with ttl, but I don't know how to develop that further.
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How can I determine the meaning of an odd entry in tracert output?

My router / gateway is on 10.0.0.1, with it handing out DHCP addresses in the range of 10.0.0.10 - 50. I did a tracert on yahoo today and noticed something odd, the 10.196.192.1 entry in the list ...
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can't ping, can't browse, just one site, not dns

Ok this is a new one for me cuz i can NOT browse and also NOT ping and it's just one site but the site is up and it happens from 3 different computers (all windows 7) behind my router-cable_modem. ...
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Why does traceroute show a direct connection to my home network devices instead of going via the router?

I have 2 laptops connected to my home router, with the IP addresses 192.168.1.10 and 192.168.1.11. I use traceroute 192.168.1.11 from the first laptop and I get 1 22 ms 11 ms 33 ms ...
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tracert shows all hops slow, and last hop three times, how can this be explained?

Very slow network today, so ran a tracert and got the following, which I don't understand, and hope someone can explain. There are two aspects I do not understand. One of them is how can all the ...
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Why does tracert work from one machine, but not another?

I am testing from two machines. The first ip: 192.168.101 is connected over ethernet. When I run tracert it fails: Tracing route to 192.64.170.252 over a maximum of 30 hops 1 <1 ms <1 ...
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traceroute dropping in between for some systems

In my office there are multiple computers running on windows 7. there is one endpoint which can be accessed only from some systems(all system are in the same network). The endpoint is something like ...
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Interpreting traceroute

I have a tracrt which I am struggling to interpret. The reason I am confused is that on the traceroute the first hop is the same as the last. Normally I would expect to see some form of router or ...
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Why next router have smaller response time than previous router in mtr?

In other words why first host have 20.4 ms response time but second host have 15 ms response time. As I know for access to second host must pass through first host, Is that true? Why is this ...
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How to analyze mtr data

When I use to have latency issue with my hosting server I use to send mtr report to support so they can analyze and tell me if there is any issue at my end or their servers. Now, I am running with ...
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I can tracert to an IP address, but not ping it

On Windows, if I tracert to Google I get the following; C:\Users\Dave>tracert -d -w 100 www.google.com Tracing route to www.google.com [216.58.220.100] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 <1 ms ...
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Tracert skips hops only see the end IP

When i use tracert for windows it will 'timeout' on all of the address' between my router and the target, the exact number of timeouts represent exactly to the hops it would normally take (i used my ...
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understanding traceroute output to diagnose an issue with Verizon FIOS

Tech support has tried, and failed, to repeatedly fix anything, which makes me think the issues are deep within the Verizon network. But I'd like a quick sanity check, since I'm not very experienced ...
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Tracerout fails in last hop but succeed from last machine

I have 3 servers : A, B and C. A = 10.1.52.100 subnetMask = 255.255.255.0 defaultGateway = 10.1.51.254 B = 213.56.106.137 subnetMask = 255.255.255.192 defaultGateway = 213.56.106.190 C = ...
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How to test whether a router supports NAT loopback?

I've been unable to find much information on whether my router (Linksys EA4500) supports NAT loopback, so I'd like to perform a test to tell me whether accessing my external ip address from within the ...
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traceroute just showing a single hop to any host, no matter how remote?

So, at a friend's place, no matter where I do a traceroute to, I always get an immediate response of exactly one hop, just as if the computer would be directly connected to the target system. IIRC, ...
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Explain this mtr output (connection issues)

My Internet connection has been under-performing lately.. I started mtring to get some insight into what's going on -- please see the screenshot below. Questions: What is the second hop? Why is it ...
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Empty entries (***) when using traceroute on a PC but not when using traceroute in the router

Today when I try to traceroute www.google.com from both my router and my PC, I saw a weird behavior. Router's Traceroute traceroute to www.google.com (173.194.38.176), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets ...
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Different Traceroute Endings

Am trying to understand why Trace-route endings are different from on site to another. This below three outputs has been constant for long period of time. Using: ...
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Bandwidth information from traceroute command

I was wondering: is it possible to calculate bandwidth information from a simple traceroute command? Maybe an approximation using the distance between the nodes could be possible. The reason I am ...
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Understanding IP Information Results

Am trying to understand why some IPs like this one shows results in different country. This below output is from using IP Information function provided by DNSStuff.com. This was a key IP in ...
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Understanding traceroute output / high latency vs blizzard server

I've been trying to read about understand the output of the traceroute command on the mac but i really can't understand it very well. I'm experiencing terrible latency connecting to the diablo 3 ...
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How to solve routing issue when connecting to VPN?

I am located in the Middle East, and connecting to a VPN in New York. Some time in the past couple of weeks, something appears to have gone wrong with the routing, such that it is now impossible for ...
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What is the most effective way to fix content in older linux manpages like traceroute?

Today I was reading through the manpage for traceroute when I came across this passage: "There is a couple of additional options, intended for an advanced usage (another trace methods etc.):" I ...
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check if two IP addresses belong to the same router

I have several hosts from which I traceroute to the same destination. Is there a way to determine whether two IP addresses belong to different interfaces of the same router? Is it enough to check if ...
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virtualbox: no TCP traceroute

I have VirtualBox running Ubuntu on an Ubuntu host. The networking mode I set is NAT. I noticed that TCP traceroute-like messages (i.e. with low IP TTL) never receive any ICMP reply. Is there some ...
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Strange traceroute on home network

In our home network (with a central AVM FritzBox as an internet router and central switch) connection gets lost from time to time to some of the devices. If lost, no ping is possible any more and ...
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Why is tracert showing a private IP address right after my router, even though it has a public IP?

Here is a log of tracert superuser.com from my computer: Tracing route to superuser.com [198.252.206.16] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 2 ms 2 ms 2 ms 192.168.1.1 2 11 ms 17 ...
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traceroute: findsaddr: write: Invalid argument

I have a FreeBSD machine with traceroute Version 1.4a12+FreeBSD. When I try to run traceroute, I get the following error. However the same command works fine on my Mac. $ traceroute 8.8.8.8 ...
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what's hops unity in network context

I have scanned a remote server using nmap : And i get the following OUTPUT : Network Distance: 22 hops What's hops unity? And , is there a relationship among the others unities of distance ...
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ping and traceroute not running despite I'm connecting to internet

I'm under firewall, I'm using linux, I try ping www.google.com and traceroute www.google.com. traceroute reach gateway and ping give nothing dispide I'm connecting to internet.
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Traceroute Basics

I'm new at computer networking and trying to understand traceroute by this tutorial: http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/47298-how-traceroute-works These are IP packets with a UDP transport ...
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Is traceroute output correct concerning the actual path to a target

The man page for traceroute says " traceroute tracks the route packets taken from an IP network on their way to a given host." , but while doing research on the topic I was not able to find any ...
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Ping utility for Microsoft device emulator

Is there ping utility can running on Microsoft Device Emulator: both Pocket PC 2003 and Windows Mobile 5.0. Pocket PC?
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When on VPN, can't load any sites that belong to Google

I work from home and I VPN into the office. We are a remote team all over the country and we use Google Hangouts to video conference. After I VPN, I then RDP onto my desktop which is a physical ...
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Three different time values when using traceroute [duplicate]

I'm learning networking troubleshooting and noticed how there are three different time values outputted for every hop when using traceroute, what do they mean? (The left CLI in the image is a router ...
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Reading the Result of Traceroute

When you use tracert www.example.com in the command prompt, what exactly does the returned information tell you, and how does it go about getting that information. Up until now I have only used ...
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Destination IP Faking?

I have a closed-source Windows 7 application that wants to make an HTTP connection to an internet-resident IP address. I want it to instead make it connect to a LAN IP address. If the application ...