traceroute problems

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Tue Mar 11 02:38:25 UTC 2008

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:30:05PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

> traceroute uses UDP packets, no special port numbers.

traceroute(8) indicates that the default UDP port number used is
udp/33434, incrementing for each hop out.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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