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

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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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Speeds reported within a single tracert vary wildly

My Internet connection is being very unreliable at present. When I try to visit a web page, it takes about a minute to establish the connection, but once the connection is in place the page loads ...
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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 ...
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How to find which DNS server I am using (of the multiple configured dns servers)

I have two dns servers configured, which are listed when viewing ipconfig /all I would like to know which of the two servers I am using at the current time i.e. from my browser or via the tracert ...
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10.x.x.x IP address found in traceroute

From what I've read, 10.0.0.0 - 10.255.255.255 is a private address space. So I ran a tracert over the internet and I saw an address 10.15.25.98. How is that possible? Thanks in advance! Tracert Log: ...
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Tracert behaviour explanation

Sorry if my question is trivial, I tried to tracert to an ip address, and after first 12 hops I got request timed out for the rest, until reach a maximum of 30 hops. I assume that the machine is ...
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Determine actual DNS server consulted?

I know the authoritative DNS servers for records of a domain. What I haven`t determined is where queries internal to our network are consulted for records. I do know there are other servers used, ...
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what does it mean if nslookup and ping fail to resolve a host name but tracert does not?

This problem concerns an internal DNS server that for some reason sometimes fails to resolve the host names of some machines on the network. When it fails to resolve a host name, and this can happen ...
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Issues loading specific web pages

I'm having an issue with a lot of websites not opening, they are fine on other devices. I have checked host files and everything seems fine, I think. I ran a tracert on some of the websites not ...
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Verizon FiOS gateway routing issue - How to set up VPN?

OK, long story as short as I can make it: Kept having 'waiting for server' issues when going online via browser or FTP Reset router, etc. - same issue Tried Google DNS & OpenDNS - same issue ...
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What can I do about my site being blocked by a particular server?

One of my websites is inaccessible via certain ISPs. I ran a trace route and I can see where it stops. Looks like it's owned by the ISP. Is there anything I can do about this? Can the hosting provider ...
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Can't reach viamichelin / Easynet related websites

it's all my IP range who is concerned. I found someone who contacted easynet for me. I think i can't do nothing more now than waiting... Thanks. "I discover a few day ago that i can’t access any ...
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traceroute not showing hops

When I attempt to traceroute to an IP Address, I only get a single hop for output. Traceroute has started… traceroute to 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8), 64 hops max, 72 byte packets 1 ...
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cant traceroute rubygems.org but can access it from browser [duplicate]

root@lzm:~# traceroute -nI 50.112.0.205 traceroute to 50.112.0.205 (50.112.0.205), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 192.30.139.193 1.626 ms 2.661 ms 3.654 ms 2 216.221.156.81 0.359 ms 0.618 ms ...
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Linux Traceroute and Linux Tracert

Im with a problem with traceroute on linux, the command traceroute its not working but tracert is working but both commands run the traceroute command, tracert is just a symbolic link to traceroute ...
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What is the device in the middle?

I did a traceroute on an IP address and got these results. I am only showing hop 9, 10 and 11, where it crosses over from my provider to their provider: 9 13 ms 13 ms 16 ms ...
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Better than traceroute / nslookup

Im searching for a command that shows all IP addresses that you get in status bar when you connect to site. Example: ebuddy.com, is not ony ebuddy.com, but varnish.ebuddy.com bsvc.ebuddy.com ...