[Ilugc] [OT]Private IP addr for routers in the middle ???
- From: linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Suresh Ramasubramanian)
- Date: Thu Jul 1 07:37:21 2004
On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 12:24:00AM +0530, Joe Steeve wrote:
From: Prasanna David <prasannadavid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 00:18:50 +0545
1 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52) 159.594 ms 199.789 ms 159.896 ms
2 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11) 159.802 ms 159.867 ms 159.847 ms
3 192.168.100.5 (192.168.100.5) 159.879 ms 159.921 ms 169.963 ms
Hmm.. weird. Private addresses are not routable. which ISP is this?
Seeing an RFC1918 IP in a traceroute is not uncommon.
For example, several routers in the same facility / the same network might
exchange traffic with each other over a local interface before it then goes
on to another ISP's routers, to finally reach google [unless there's a
connectivity problem or one of the routers on the way has suppressed ICMP,
which will break traceroutes]
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