ping / tracert query

  gizzyx 16:41 12 Nov 2005

i've just set up a netwotk with 2 pc's and an adsl bridge router. i've got my internet set up and everything seems ok. however, although i can access the internet, when i try to "ping" a site or ip address,i get a request timed out result.same thing happens with tracert.i can however ping the loopback address, the other pc and the router. just cannot seem to ping a remote address!any idea why this could be

  Skills 17:04 12 Nov 2005

Some companys set their servers to ignore pings as a security measure.

If you ping click here you should get a result.

  octal 17:07 12 Nov 2005

I find I have to switch off my firewall to do a traceroute or ping.

  01chris 17:29 12 Nov 2005

Try posting this in the network forum they may be able to help.

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