Can't traceroute to my box
ginipig at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 26 13:24:30 PST 2003
I'm just curious, Fernando.. On which platform are you using Netbsd?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fernando Gleiser" <fgleiser at cactus.fi.uba.ar>
To: "Frank DeChellis" <frankd at iaw.on.ca>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Friday, December 26, 2003 9:13 AM
Subject: Re: Can't traceroute to my box
> On Fri, 26 Dec 2003, Frank DeChellis wrote:
> > Hi.
> > I am new to FreeBSD. I have been using NetBSD for about 9 years. I
> > FreeBSD v. 4.8 Release #1 running. Everything is smooth expect for one
> > thing.
> > I can't traceroute to the box. I can do a traceroute -I to it, but not
> > regular traceroute, which tells me something about UDP, but I don't know
> > where to look.
> Are you using a firewall of some kind? The last hop of a traceroute
> ends with a 'Port unreachable" ICMP. If the firewall is blocking UDP,
> you get no response.
> > IS there a file somewhere that is closing certain UDP ports that respond
> > traceroute?
> No that I am aware off, unless you're using a firewall.
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