Traceroute supporting ICMP ECHO

Clint Olsen clint at
Wed May 12 12:36:48 PDT 2004

On May 12, Mike Hogsett wrote:
> I think its already there. ( 4.9-RELEASE-p3 )
> From traceoute(8)
>        -P     Send  packets  of specified IP protocol. The currently supported
>               protocols are: UDP, TCP, GRE and ICMP. Other protocols may  also
>               be  specified  (either  by name or by number), though traceroute
>               does not implement any special knowledge of  their  packet  for-
>               mats. This option is useful for determining which router along a
>               path may be blocking packets based on IP  protocol  number.  But
>               see BUGS below.

Doh!  I'll go crawl in my hole now...

Thanks for the cluepon!


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