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ICMP - redirect host

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:10 am
by usmanov
Hello,

Recently I found, that when I Ping local hosts from my PC Router
I receive some strange message on Ping response:

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MikroTik RouterOS 5.21 (c) 1999-2012 http://www.mikrotik.com/

[dd@Inet5] > ping 192.168.112.33
HOST SIZE TTL TIME STATUS
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms redirect host
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms host unreachable
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms host unreachable
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms host unreachable
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms host unreachable
sent=5 received=0 packet-loss=100%

[dd@Inet5] > ping 192.168.112.34
HOST SIZE TTL TIME STATUS
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms redirect host
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms redirect host
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms redirect host
sent=3 received==0 packet-loss=100%

[dd@Inet5] > ping 192.168.112.39
HOST SIZE TTL TIME STATUS
192.168.112.39 56 64 0ms
192.168.112.39 56 64 0ms
192.168.112.39 56 64 0ms
sent=3 received=3 packet-loss=0% min-rtt=0ms avg-rtt=0ms max-rtt=0ms

[dd@Inet5] > ping 192.168.112.80
HOST SIZE TTL TIME STATUS
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms
192.168.112.80 56 128 0ms
sent=2 received=2 packet-loss=0% min-rtt=0ms avg-rtt=0ms max-rtt=0ms
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Does someone know what's happening? Why do I receive the redirect icmp message for switched off hosts?

Thanks in advanced

Re: ICMP - redirect host

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:54 pm
by fxx