ICMP stands for Internet Control Message Protocol. It is primarily used by the operating systems of networked computers to send error messages indicating service status.

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Multiple ICMP destination unreachable messages

I'm load testing some web services hosted on IIS7. The web services make network calls to underlying services in response to client requests. The client requests are simple HTTP requests but the ...
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Linux not sending ICMP with iptables `--reject-with`

Using iptables I am trying to reject packets (I want to return an ICMP message). iptables -A FORWARD [...] -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-port-unreach The packets are dropped but using tcpdump I can ...
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How can I proxy ICMP requests?

I have a ubuntu server that receives many ping requests from various other servers in the network. I would like to be able to proxy these requests. Using iptable rules I can see how to DROP or ACCEPT ...
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Ubuntu stops responding to ping from random clients

I got a ubuntu server running redmine from apache. My clients, can access redmine, but stops responding random, and other clients, can browse redmine fine, when the client with the problem cant ...
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What is causing ping sweep?

I am spotting ping sweeps on our firewall log originating from our Windows 2003 SP2 x64 server. The traffic shows sequential pings sent to private ranges only. Eg: 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.2 192.168.1.3 ...
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No transmission via IP

I'm using netstat on Win XP to check protocol transmission details for TCP, IP, and ICMP. There is transmission only in TCP. No transmission in ICMP is understandable since it's for errors and I ...
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Forwarding traffic from TUN device (C++ backend) to the default gateway

The following problem is just a piece of the bigger solution I have a problem with. All other elements seem working so far, so I'll try to describe very small piece which I have problem with. I've ...
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how can i test ICMP Re-direct message?

I want to test whether my linux machine is actually accepting ICMP re-direct message and updating the entry in routing table.This is what i have done so far to achieve the same. Simulated a ICMP ...
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ICMP Redirect Theory VS. Application

I'm trying to watch ICMP redirects in a lab using Cisco Packet Tracer (version 5.3.2) and I'm not seeing them, which leads me to believe that either my lab configuration isn't correct or my ...
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Linux MIPS box: ICMP (ping) works, but TCP does not - how to fix it?

I'm trying to set up MIPS Linux box network. Here is it's configuration: ~ # ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr CC:5D:4E:FF:45:7F inet addr:192.168.0.2 Bcast:192.168.0.255 ...
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Only ICMP traffic allowed inbound on ISA Server 2006

I have recently set up a connection to a remote site. The connection between the sites is done at the ISP level (ie, this is not a B2B tunnel on ISA). I'm fairly lightweight in the networking realm, ...
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Disable response from outside interface on ASA 5505 while allowing ping (and response from outside) on the inside interface?

On the ASA 5505 How do I allow icmp requests out (and responses back in) while not allowing a response from the outside interface when pinged.
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Why is my CentOS box rejecting some (but not all) ICMP ping requests from the same remote host?

CentOS 4.x I've got several old CentOS 4.x systems and have configured iptables to allow ICMP traffic. Originally, I had an iptables rule that looked like: -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p icmp ...
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Where is HP Procurve route type “ICMP” coming from?

I've got the following test network: Architecture: edge_a: 192.168.e.1 [edge vlan] (edge switch, no acl) [admin vlan] 192.168.m.1/24 core: 192.168.m.2/24 [admin vlan] (core router, yes acl) ...
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What is causing this seemingly excessive ICMP traffic?

This seems to occur when I initiate a connection to an IP that I haven't previously before. Is this a botnet trying to say hi to his friends? As you can see I have an ip filter set in this image, ...
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No connectivity between aliased IP networks of different subnet

I am trying to set up two virtual networks(different subnets) to test site to site VPN in my Laptop. My host OS is Debian Wheezy and i am using Virtual box to virtualise my setup. I have two aliased ...
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Can we use ICMP redirect message to pass routing information among interior routers in an autonomous system ?

Can we use ICMP redirect message to pass routing information among interior routers in an autonomous system ? why or why not? I know that routers send out ICMP redirect message if they find a better ...
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What does given filed mean in netstat -s on Linux

I am analyzing the the output of netstat -s and wanted to know what "input ICMP message failed" is meant for ,below is output of netstat -s Icmp: 643 ICMP messages received 0 input ICMP ...
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Multihoming, NAT and ICMP

My router is the default gateway of a LAN and is multihomed. ISP2 is used for HTTP, HTTPS and ISP1, the default gateway of the default routing table, for the rest of the traffic. Similar questions ...
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ICMP ping one way only?

I have 2 W7 hosts (may be others, I haven't checked yet) that are on the network, and can ping the domain controller. They can also ping each other. Yet when I'm on the server, the ping request ...
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ICMP ping size stops working at 1272 bytes

I am pinging between two servers. These are both connected with 100Mbps ethernet NICs to the same switch. As you can see from the results below, I can ping from one to the other giving an ICMP data ...
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Issue with ICMP ping Echo reply

My application is testing devices connectivity using ping ICMP functionality. It is working fine for all devices except for a particular device that is CISCO wireless controller. I am not able to ...