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Re: huh

  • From: Tim Devries
  • Date: Tue Jan 15 15:45:33 2002


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean Donelan" <sean@donelan.com>
To: "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb@research.att.com>
Cc: "David G. Andersen" <dga@lcs.mit.edu>; "Ian A Finlay"
<iaf@andrew.cmu.edu>; <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 2:27 PM
Subject: Re: huh


>
>
>
> On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > >  Um, it's firewalled?  Most of microsoft isn't traceroutable or
> > >pingable.
> >
> > Yup:
> >
> > b129$ ipsrvtrace -p 80 windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> [...]
> > 15      65.195.34.226   65.195.34.226   155.934 156.415 156.973
> > 16      iusbsecurc1202-ge-6-0.msft.net  207.68.128.66   13.109  13.598
14.142
> > 17      -       -       *       *       *
> > 18      207.68.131.27   207.68.131.27   13.988  14.373  *
>
> Microsoft has been moving/changing Windowsupdate.microsoft.com for
> the last week or so.  The problems have been covered extensively
> in other forums.
>
> Although microsoft technicians have messed up access filters on its
> routers in the past, I believe this is just them blocking some packets
> used by the standard traceroute.  If you are having other problems
> with windowsupdate, I think they are unrelated to traceroute.

Ok, well this is good to know.  Although it still doesn't explain why my
firewall is reporting DNS UDP/TCP probes from windowupdate.com on a regular
basis.

-Tim

>
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