Private IPs in Public routing

Anurag Bhatia
Sometimes we see interesting IP’s in traceroute & they confuse lot of people. I have seen this topic in discussion twice on NANOG and once on Linux Delhi user group. OK - let’s pick an example: anurag:~ anurag$ traceroute traceroute to (, 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 router ( 1.176 ms 0.993 ms 0.941 ms 2 ( 20.626 ms 29.101 ms 19.216 ms 3 (218.

Do connected interface ping?

Anurag Bhatia
And an interesting day full of bit frustrating drama. Today was “External viva” for Major Project at college. It went good with external teacher but “internal ones” tend to cause un-necessary issues. Quite a few people put personal egos and frustration on top priority to an extent that they violate their own points for which they are arguing. They go completely unethical in way they deal with world. I am saying this with full responsibility for couple of teachers from my college who have completely lost some “fundamentals of life” as taught in childhood to most of us.