Raw sockets

Ben Ainsworth ed_play at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Dec 20 21:46:35 CET 2001


amuys at shortech.com.au (Andrae Muys) wrote in message news:<7934d084.0112131952.2ae7c239 at posting.google.com>...
> ed_play at yahoo.co.uk (Ben Ainsworth) wrote in message news:<2c55c8be.0112130949.761bc120 at posting.google.com>...
> > Is there a good intro to using raw sockets with python on the web? I
> > want to try writing a variant of traceroute using tcp instead of icmp.
> > 
> 
> Might I suggest you first check out Stevens 'TCP/IP Illustrated Vol 1'
> as it will explain in excelent detail how traceroute is built using
> UDP not ICMP :).
> 
> Andrae Muys

Thanks, but on Windows traceroute is all ICMP (except DNS requests).

Ben



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