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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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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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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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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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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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Displaying hosts in not successfully resolved URLs in traceroute

I'm trying to know where a request to a web page is lost, but if I use the command tracert command in windows it just displays it cannot resolve the name of the domain name that should be resolved, ...
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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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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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private address in traceroute results

I SSH into a remote host 194.199.68.165 and then use traceroute to check paths to 132.227.62.122 , and I notice that there are some private IPs, like 10.230.10.1 bash-4.0# traceroute -T ...
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More Detailed Trace of my Server's IP?

I use Geolocating services to see where my server seems to be residing, and it is resolving to New York. But the server is actually a cloud-server located in the Netherlands. The hosting company is ...
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How can traceroute show two different names for the same IP address?

Here are two traceroutes both to 82.195.128.132. One results in the name ns1.hosting365.ie and the other in the name mail.hosting365.ie. Why the difference? traceroute to mail.cameracentre.ie ...
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Where is packet loss occuring? (Interpreting MTR)

If MTR is showing something like: 1. 192.168.0.1 0.0% 2. 1.2.3.4 50.0% 3. etc That clearly shows that the packet loss is my ISP's fault, correct? But if I'm seeing: 1. 192.168.0.1 ...
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Website is resolving to localhost?

For some reason, the website funshion.com resolves to localhost (127.0.0.1) when I run it on tracert. The website should, of course, go to the website, not to my computer. Basically, Funshion is a ...
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Why does ping sometimes decrease in a traceroute?

I've run a traceroute. (see image). The "Avg" column shows that on hop 7, the ping actually decreases between ping 6 and 8. This can't be due to an anomaly because this data is averaged over 24 ...
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What are these Request Time Outs in Tracert? [duplicate]

I am having dual router/modem ( I don't know the correct term ). IP of first router is 192.168.1.1 . This is the router which is connected to phone line. Then I have another wifi router , its IP is ...
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Request Timed Out before getting to ISP

I’m on a network running server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and seem to be having a problem with connection speed to the internet. When I use tracert in the command prompt I always get “request ...
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How can I find the source of packet loss in a traceroute?

Whenever I ping my website, I get 5% packet loss consistently. However, pinging other sites such as google produce no packet loss. I'm really not fond of my webserver dropping packets, but I'm not ...
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1answer
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traceroute on Linux displays '* * *'

What is going on? If I run traceroute google.com it outputs 192.168.0.1 for the first router (which is correct) and threee *'s for the rest. I have tried disabling the FireWall on the router ...
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1answer
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Find slow network nodes between two data centers

I've got a problem with syncing big amount of data between two data centers. Both machines have got a gigabit connection and are not fully occupied but the fastest that I am able to get is something ...
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2answers
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Traceroute to IP address fails, but traceroute to domain name with same IP address is okay. Why?

When I traceroute to this IP (108.162.198.181) it stops after 1 hop. But tracerouting to a domain (www.gomodule.com) with the same IP shows 9 hops ending in that target. traceroute to ...
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1answer
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I can ping, but cannot traceroute or connect to VNC

I am trying to connect to a remote computer using VNC. As I try to connect using VNC, my connection always times out. (I use the Remmina REmote Desktop in Ubuntu, and the server desktop is a mac ...
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Strange traceroute to msdn.microsoft.com

The problem is I could not view any msdn.microsoft.com/* site and the main site itself on my Ubuntu box on Google Chrome browser. Error is: Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): The connection was ...
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Can I change the traceroute to a certain IP?

I like to play the game League of Legends but lately have gotten unacceptable amounts of latency (400+ ping). After finding out the game server's IP (95.172.65.165) I tried to traceroute it to see if ...
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Am I reading this trace correctly?

We've been having issues at work with getting quotes from UPS today. After having no luck getting to the UPS support page, I decided to traceroute it. The following is the result I got from it: ...
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traceroute outputs only * * * [duplicate]

Am trying to traceroute to google.com but unfortunately this is the output I am getting - I know that these * * *s mean that the packets are not reaching back, perhaps due to firewalls, but no ...
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Packet sizes for ping and traceroute

Why is a ping packet's data length 32 while a traceroute packet's data length is 64 bytes? Is there any reason for that? Or are there any advantages for this difference?
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Why does tracert not work when connected via wireless, but works when wired?

If my laptop is connected to my new Netgear router via wireless, all tracert commands display my router's IP address for hop #1, then timeouts for all remaining hops. If I connect to my router via ...
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1answer
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Why/how is WinMTR 30 x faster than tracert / ftrace / wtrace etc?

When I run WinMTR and trace any host, like google.com for example, the built-in windows command tracert (on Win 7) and also third party commands like ftrace take 30 seconds ish to finish even when I ...
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2answers
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tcptraceroute showing paths of greatly varying length

I'm tracing a path to my server using tcptraceroute. The server is showing intermittent network availability. It's as if some packets get through fine, others take a long time and some never get ...
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Why does my tracert output not match my ipconfig?

When I ran into some intermittent Internet connectivity issues the other day at home, I decided to do something I rarely bother with - I plugged my laptop directly into the cable modem to see what was ...
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Slow tracert between hops

Each hop in the tracert reports 2ms or less latency, but trying to get to the end of one hop to another goes really slow. What would cause the latency to be so low yet take so long to perform the hop? ...
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How to block/avoid a particular IP when connecting to websites?

I'm having trouble connecting to a particular website. I can view it through a proxy, but not from home. So I ran a traceroute: Tracing route to fvringette.com [76.74.225.90] over a maximum of 30 ...
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Why would latency suddenly go up when crossing networks?

I'm looking at the latency from my machine to a world of warcraft server. Every hop while I am in Comcast's network is sub 15ms. Then it hits ATT and goes to 60-70MS for the rest. Why would it ...
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I can get in, but I can't get out

Like most technical folks, I suppose, I'm my family's primary source of tech support. I'm a developer--not a sysadmin--by trade and tonight I bumped into something I've never seen before. I'm hoping ...