traceroute is a CLI networking tool which determines the layer 3 path which packets take to a specified destination. It does this by sending packets with incrementing TTLs starting from 1, which trigger ICMP time exceeded responses from the routers along the path.

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Packets returning but traceroute fails

I get this output from traceroute: #traceroute -i eth1 -s 192.168.12.14 192.168.1.72 1 192.168.12.1 (192.168.12.1) 1.410 ms 2.076 ms 2.251 ms 2 * * * 3 * * * etc.. But in another terminal I ...
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Public IPs on MPLS Traceroute

When running a traceroute, should I see any public IP addresses when tracing route from one MPLS point to another MPLS point? So when I do a traceroute from 10.0.0.1 to 10.0.1.1, I see some public IP ...
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Intermittent high ping/latency problem

I have been working with my ISP (which is a WISP, actually Fixed Broadband Wireless) trying to figure out why I intermittently get high latency. The latency is detectable in online games and other ...
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server unable to find route to api.twitter.com

5 minutes ago, my server was unable to find route to api.twitter.com. mtr showed a blank screen. /etc/init.d/networking restart fixed the problem but I would like to understand what went wrong so that ...
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Why my 2nd ip from traceroute is not answering the ping anymore? [closed]

My Internet is really laggy today, I did a tracerout and I realize that I'm having no answer from an ip at the beginning of the traceroute. see: Tracing route to 12.129.202.154 over a maximum of 30 ...
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why does tracert only report one hop on failure

I've been having an issue with one host on my network not being able to ping or tracert machines on the internet while all other hosts can. When I run a tracert from the machine I get the following ...