Something that was blocked by Sygate, wont let me backtrace the IP

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Comp01, Sep 6, 2003.

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  1. Comp01

    Comp01 Registered Member

    Sep 4, 2003
    09/06/2003 21:59:16   Blocked   UDP   Incoming   68   67      4   09/06/2003 21:58:49   09/06/2003 21:59:17   Block_all   

    I tried to backtrace it, but it said it was a "Invalid IP for backtracing." or something, I have about 3 or 4 of them like that. Just wanna make sure if its safe (It was blocked, but still)
  2. Rickster

    Rickster Guest

    Hi Comp, this was discussed some at this thread:

    If the link doesn't work, go to Other Firewalls section, about midway down. Hope this helps.

    Best Regards, Rick
  3. CrazyM

    CrazyM Firewall Expert

    Feb 9, 2002
    BC, Canada
    Hi Comp01

    The problem you encountered with the backtrace is that the is your own system, and the is just a broadcast address. What you are seeing blocked is just DHCP/Bootp broadcasts likely when your system is renewing it's IP. Nothing to worry about.


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