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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Linux is sending ARP requests to hosts in other subnets?

Setup Host B <--> Router <--> Host A Host A: IP = 192.168.1.10, Net = 192.168.1.0/24, VLAN = 1, Default GW = 192.168.1.1 (Router) Host B: IP = 192.168.2.10, Net = 192.168.2.0/24, VLAN ...
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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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Debian Linux default interface?

I have a Debian machine with an SNMP pooler running, but I am running into an issue with getting the pooler to use a specific interface. The Debian machine has 3 interfaces allow-hotplug eth0 iface ...
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centos doesn't reply to icmp request

I have the following situation: Centos7, 2 NIC with following setup: em2(NIC2) : 82.79.24.74/29 82.79.24.75/29 em3(NIC3) : 192.168.0.240/24 192.168.133.240/24 ...
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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 an 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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What should happen when receiving an ICMP Fragmentation Needed message?

In general, and in particular on a Solaris 10 machine ... See, we are having an issue in our network. I handle some reverse proxy instances on a Solaris 10 server that is behind a load balancer, and ...
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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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ICMP - How to send a timestamp and netmask request?

How can I submit a ICMP request for timestamp and netmask request to a host without using NMAP? Is it possible to generate a terminal / command line request with a tool like hping3 or any native ...
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ICMP packets in firewalld zones

How are the zones in firewalld configured w.r.t ICMP packets? and do they act differently for interfaces and sources? 1. How firewalld route ICMP packets? I would assume the main zones act as they ...
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ICMP replies - ingress or egress interface (e.g. from a traceroute)

When a traceroute is initiated and receives an ICMP replies from the nodes, which interface should the be replying from according to RFC 1812. they are actually replying from ingress (where they ...
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Timestamp response behaviors in different tools

I was testing out icmp time stamp response on one of my servers using ping and hping3. Here is result of hping3 # hping3 --icmp-ts x.x.x.x HPING x.x.x.x: icmp mode set, 28 headers + 0 data bytes ...
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ARP/ICMP in a network environment with overlapping IP address

Currently I have lab network setup to mimic customer's network deployment. (According to the customer, they are using VRF over VLAN so that their customer can have overlapping network connecting to ...
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How to manage overload of ICMP with PF?

I would like to make a basic managment of ICMP overload with packet filter on FreeBSD. The function I would like to realise is:     if target receive too many ICMP from a given source IP address,   ...
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Wierd traceroute / ICMP issues on Juniper SRX 210BE

I recently acquired Juniper SRX 210BE; until now I've been using Cisco ASA 5505 but I really want to switch over to Juniper world (big FreeBSD fan and all that). I've got FTTC (fiber to the cabnet) ...
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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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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 ...