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[SLUG] Re: Network Testing
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- Subject: [SLUG] Re: Network Testing
- From: Ben Buxton <bb@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 16:08:56 +0200
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Ken Foskey <foskey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> uttered the following thing:
> > telnet IP PORT?
> Absolutely. Unfortunately we have smart firewalls at work now and you
> have to follow the protocol correctly or the firewall will reject you
> connection, how do you know?
> It continues to surprise me how many people cannot work this out. " I
> pinged the computer and it was down" is no longer a correct problem
> determination, the ping is probably deliberately blocked.
tcptraceroute - far more realistic than normal traceroute.