ping questions

Karl Auer kauer at
Tue Dec 22 16:30:56 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-12-22 at 15:29 +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> Traceroute will show how far it gets.
> [...]
> So the router is replying directly even when pinged from inside.
> However when I do it from outside I see a list which starts ok and
> ends up with
> [...]
> Which says to me that my ISP (plusnet) is blocking ping.  So I see
> exactly the same issue as the OP.

No you don't.

The OP cam ping his static address from outside when his PC is turned
on, but he cannot ping his static address when his PC is turned off.

Actually he said "logged in", but we don't know exactly what that means.
All we know for certain is that his PC must be at least switched on.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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