ISP question [ was traceroute , pls ]

vu pham vu at
Fri Oct 17 07:10:09 PDT 2008

Are the ISPs supposed to let the traceroute packets get thru ?

I am on a server, which cannot traceroute all the way to the 
destination, and I still be able to make the smtp connection to the 

So I guess I cannot conclude about connections based only on the 
traceroute path, is that correct ?

vu pham wrote:
> Thanks everybody sending me your traceroute. Could you please help me 
> one more thing:
> Can you telnet to port 25 of that ip ?
> Thanks,
> Vu
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