Re: Router appears in tracert but can't ping?
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 21:27, Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> What I'm looking for is a possibility to see if this router (that denies
> ping- packets) is still available? I have Nagios running and normally it
> monitors hosts via ping. So I need a replacement that would tell me if this
> router on the way to a server is reachable. I want to test the whole path
> to see where an error occured. Well, is it possible to "simulate"
> traceroute-like packets? What would you do to achive this?
Pinging a machine that is beyond the router should be a strong indication that
the router is still functioning. ;)
If you want to specifically ping it then lft may do the job, set it to a
minimum ttl that matches the router. It doesn't seem possible to specify a
maximum count however.
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