[atlas] No address in the results when ping or traceroute fail?
Philip Homburg philip.homburg at ripe.net
Mon Jul 22 16:29:52 CEST 2013
On 2013/07/22 16:20 , Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote: > On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 11:43:39AM +0200, > Philip Homburg <philip.homburg at ripe.net> wrote > a message of 25 lines which said: > >> The most likely cause for this is that the probe has no IPv6 default >> router. > Well, IMHO, probes without a router should not be eligible for IPv6 > measurements. Yes, but that will be some future change to the system >> Probes also report their network configuration but at the moment >> that is done in a format that is not easy to parse. The next >> firmware should fix that. Then we can see how to make that >> information available. > It would not solve the problem since the probe may renumber between > the moment you fetch the (semi-static) info and the measurement. And > it is even worse for probes with multiple addresses. We really need to > know the adress actually used during the measurement. > That is easy. The probe didn't actually send any packets so there is no point in knowing the source address that wasn't used. :-) Philip