On 13/06/02 16:17, "Eric L. Strobel" <fyzycyst_at_comcast.net> wrote:
> on 6/13/02 3:21 PM, Laurent Daudelin at laurent_daudelin_at_fanniemae.com
>> On 13/06/02 14:38, "Konstantinos Xonis"
>> <Konstantinos.Xonis_at_physik.uni-giessen.de> wrote:
>>> I couldn't get to it either.
>> Thanks to all that did respond! That confirms to me that something is wrong
>> somewhere, but not here, at the office.
>> Now, what could be wrong? I've read a message from Eric Strobel saying he
>> wouldn't be surprised that Cox is somehow "blocking" those packets. If it
>> was so, how could they do that? I've got some real nice traceroute listings,
>> but I'm not sure how to read them. Is there anything on these traceroute
>> listings that would tell me that the packet is somehow "blocked"? I know
>> that the traceroute seems to go through a few servers at Cox, but other than
>> that, I don't know.
>> If that was the case, why was I able to access my machine on Tuesday?
> My guess (just a guess, nothing but a guess, so help me God): the Cox
> firewall 'knows' that dyndns is a popular means of folks running servers
> from inside their system and watches specifically for this (and other types
> of traffic) to try and squash the most people with the least effort.
> (BTW, just to make sure I'm clear, I assume your server is your home machine
> and that you're trying to access from the office, which is not accessing via
So, then shouldn't using the IP address, like 22.214.171.124, would be able
to get through? I'm not trying to be stubborn here, just to understand
better what's going on ;-)
I'm at the office, but my home computer is connected to the Internet through
the (good?) service of Cox...
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