Tue Jun 4 12:17:20 MDT 2013
intermediate hop is no indication of upness of the remote host. uptime
should show you that bit of information. I'd think that routing would work
around a down intermediate hop unless there is just a string of single hops
and no other way to get to the end host.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Starkey [mailto:jstarkey at advancecreations.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 1:27 PM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: [lug] Routing and whether network is down.
> I'm talking to the admin of a few sites I'm working with and she's
> telling me that the site was down based on this:
> > C:\WINDOWS>tracert whatever.com
> > Tracing route to whatever.com [192.41.xx.xx]
> > over a maximum of 30 hops:
> > 1 <10 ms <10 ms <10 ms CI273185-A [192.168.x.x]
> > 2 <10 ms 14 ms 13 ms 10.71.x.x
> > 3 14 ms <10 ms 14 ms bb1-100bt.athen1.ga.home.net
> > 4 c1-se10-0.atlnga1.home.net [184.108.40.206] reports: Destination
> host unreach
> The destination is in CA and she hasn't gotten past GA in the jumps.
> The "Destination host unreachable" is what? The host or the
> next router?
> If the final destination (the site) was down there'd be an
> error message
> returned from the last router, not several routers beforehand, right?
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