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Re: [SLE] Problem with traceroute
  • From: Michael Satterwhite <michael@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 07:13:53 -0500
  • Message-id: <200305090713.54410.michael@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 09 May 2003 00:39, Fabio De Francesco wrote:
> Sorry Michael,
> I was a bit inattentive when I replied to you before.
> The things are opposite: Traceroute uses UDP protocol, while Tracert uses
> ICMP echo request. They both elicit the ICMP expired on transit message
> when TTL goes to '0'. Some routers blocks UDP and doesn't send any ICMP
> answer to you, that is why tracert works with them.
> Fabio De Francesco

Really appreciate the response. I'll google for the patch you mentioned.

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