[thelist] tracert timeout

Erik Mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Fri Jan 5 17:55:12 CST 2001

OK, after weeks of complaining, they just now tell me that they 
installed a firewall (that prevents PINGs and trace routes) ... and 
they confirmed that the problem is within their network.

Congrats on your excellent powers of deduction, Dan "Sherlock" Cody! Thanks.

>The administrator of that particular router could be filitering out 
>certain types of ICMP, TCP, or UDP requests because they're afraid 
>of cracking attempts or denial of service(DOS) attacks.(on a side 
>note, doing this goes against x^23 number of RFC's and generally 
>doesn't stop anything to boot).
- Erik Mattheis
(612) 827 3963

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