Question about the route a request takes to arrive at, and return from its destination, particularly when using the 'traceroute' command-line tool.

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How to make traceroute trace beyond 30 hops?

Some of the servers I use traceroute on, are more than 30 hops away. How do I make traceroute trace beyond 30 hops?
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Traceroute doesn't work on Linux, on Windows it does

I'm a Linux Mint user. I've run traceroute on Linux and tracert on Windows. On Linux, I just get asterisks. Everything seems to work fine on Windows. Here are the outputs Windows: Linux Mint: ...
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How to use traceroute command in unix

how to determine if the server is slow or not with traceroute unix command . Here is the traceroute Out put of a host IP . traceroute 188.165.247.43 traceroute to 188.165.247.43 (188.165.247.43), ...
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channel 1: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed [duplicate]

I am trying to set up an SSH tunnel (on a Raspberry Pi) with the following command: ssh user@terbank.cs.kuleuven.be -L 5672:tabor.cs.kotnet.leuven.be:5672 -N (I should note that I can, or at least ...
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putting extra hops into traceroute6 on OpenBSD

I'm running OpenBSD, or maybe FreeBSD. I don't have lots of IPv4 addresses to waste, but who doesn't have a few billion of IPv6 ones? How do I add some extra IPv6 hops to a traceroute6, around pf(4) ...
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traceroute gives only stars + how to fix

Please advise about the following problem. When I do: $ traceroute 8.8.8.8 I get in the output showing only stars, even though pinging to google.com ( 8.8.8.8) appears to be working. Please ...
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How to get traceroute on cygwin?

The implementation of traceroute(tracert) differs on Windows and Unix. I wanted to compare both with Wireshark. I am on Windows 7 now and I wanted to get Unix traceroute implementation quickly. My ...
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Why is my traceroute hitting the wrong gateway?

What "Should" Happen I want traffic to Google to go through en0 (Mac) and hit gateway A (let's say IP = 123.456.789.000). I have another route setup for en3 and I don't want to mess with that. Tried: ...
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traceroute with explicit gateway selection

I have a router (running Linux) that is connected to two ISPs, the routes are selected using BGP, however, I would like to ping/trace each connection separately. The standard traceroute command seems ...
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Script to Ping an IP and create a log showing date/time of any fails, times over 500ms, and traceroute any fails [closed]

Like the title says I am trying to make a script to run constantly that produces a log showing ping stats. I want the log to contain and ping fails, times over 500ms and the traceroute of any timeouts....
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Why does traceroute send three packets?

As the title suggests, I'd like to learn why traceroute sends three packets per hop by default. (Nothing important, I'm just curious). Edit: packages != packets
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Can I do reverse traceroute?

Is it possible to do reverse traceroute ? This is very important for me to know, Why the websites are loading slow for my clients in certain area ? I have explained my problem here: (why i need ...
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traceroute / mtr from multiple locations, How can we do it ? (Or alternate way)

I have a website, recently due to some network issue, Most of my customers are reporting slow loading time of my website. When I reported this to my DataCenter, they are asking me to send the ping / ...
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traceroute (with TCP) doesn't capture received ICMP responses

System: Fedora 21 Problem: actually already very well described here but unfortunately without any explanation WHY traceroute with TCP is not displaying the ICMP responses and with the (for me ...
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iptables - masqueraded NAT has delayed first hop in traceroute

I'm just in the process of setting up my Linux (Debian-based) router with a PPPoE connection via an ADSL/PPPoA -> PPPoE bridge. The connection works perfectly on the router itself but a traceroute ...
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I have a route to the network but from the traceroute output it doesn't leave the server

I have an HP-UX box and I'm trying to determine why a host can't be reached. I'm trying to reach the host 10.32.13.146 root@hp-ux:/root # traceroute -I 10.32.13.146 traceroute to 10.32.13.146 (10.32....
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difficalty to save traceroute output in shell variable?

I need to filter and store traceroute output in shell variable (array). But I am getting some unusual output. As I try to explain in following lines. My present directory is temp, having some ...
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PuTTY (SSH) (tracert) Network error: Software caused connection abort

EDITED: SOLUTION FOUND: After contacting godaddy, a solution was found very fast (great service!). What seemed to be the problem was that my IP Address was being blocked, given that I had too many ...
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Access from unknown IP tracks to non-existent website

Just had a warning that my Gmail's been accessed from the following IP: 151.230.107.114 which routes to something called htc_frisbee.com , which doesn't appear to be a real website. Could this just be ...
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How to estimate server's network connection quality with traceroute?

I need to estimate network connectivity of various dedicated server hosting providers, e.g. how fast and uniform will my services perform when hosted there. I use traceroute command on my home ...
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Trace route taken through multiple simulated link clicks on the Linux command-line

I have a Twitter post which links to a website. The website has a counter on it that checks the number of people who have accessed the page. However, I noticed that when looking at the Twitter ...
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Internet running slow. Could someone clarify this traceroute output?

So my internet is running slow. I'm on fedora Linux and I think know what im doing (meaning I'm sure it's not any apps or etc.). But this seems to be some provider related thing (Cox). Looking a this ...
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dig domain replay SOA

I have a domain and when I use dig jeeja.biz it just gives me my server ip address. ;; ANSWER SECTION: jeeja.biz. 13914 IN A 209.15.212.171 But when I use the same command on another ...
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Traceroute to just one domain

Traceroute showing all *** for ONLY ONE DOMAIN. Why? Server has checked to see if it my IP is blocked and it is not. I manage the site and none of it works, email, FTP, cpanel, website, NADA. What ...
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Why tracepath and chrome use different gateway

System: Archlinux latest Softerware: NetworkManager My route table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface default 10.3.0.9 0.0.0.0 UG ...
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OpenDNS automatic diagnostics

I've contacted OpenDNS support because advertising is not filtered on this site http://www.backpackerboard.co.nz/ They asked me to read these manual instructions OpenDNS Diagnostic Tool: What to ...