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swapnil dey

Joined: Sep 25, 2000
Posts: 18
how do i find out the route taken by the n/w to connect to an IP address
Arto Pastinen
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Joined: Dec 13, 2002
Posts: 79

I don't think that it is possible with java..

Route tracing is done by modified ip packages headers, and it is not possible with java.. unless you use JNI, or find some JNI library to do it.

swapnil dey

Joined: Sep 25, 2000
Posts: 18
hi artsi!

thanx for replying. try visiting VisualRoute Server, it uses a java applet to trace the route to an ip address
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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