This may be stupid but..

Petri Helenius pete at
Mon Nov 10 11:14:28 UTC 2003

Michael.Dillon at wrote:

>network is needed to effectively troubleshoot problems. It did lead
>to one awkward situation with a 16 year-old who immediately started
>talking about ICMP echos with varying TTL and routers sending back
>ICMP echo-replies. I wanted to end the interview and hire him on the
>spot but it seemed unfair to give this young guy the idea that job
>interviews are that short.
If that would be the criteria, wouldn´t the acceptable answer involve 
UDP packets and
ICMP time exceeded? (not counting windows way of doing traceroute)


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