Packet filtered and IPv6

C de-Avillez hggdh2 at
Tue May 29 01:26:51 UTC 2012

On Sun, 27 May 2012 10:23:36 -0500
Nathan Handler <nhandler at> wrote:

> Also, keep in mind that ping is probably not the best
> method to check the host, as they are sometimes filtered.

In fact, ping traffic (and pretty much all ICMP packets) is
usually blocked by ingress (and, some times, egress) firewalls.

Instead of ping, use tcptraceroute [1] to check reachability.


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