Re: Traceroute Mal-formed packets

From: John McLaren (john.mclaren@murraystate.edu)
Date: Thu Mar 06 2003 - 09:48:25 EST


*** traceroute is a testing tool. Since you might want to determine where
packets to host X of size greater than Y bytes are being dropped, adding
data bytes is useful.
***
If that is the case, why is there no option to allow the user to specify a
data size?

***
I think it's very likely that Cisco can build RFC791-compliant routers.
 The most likely source of problems here is the NAT setup.
***
Good point. I will go back to the lab and try the same test without the
NATing.

JMcLaren

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