[afnog] Network Connectivity

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Feb 8 17:57:58 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 05:41:09PM +0000,
 Benjamin Cobblah <cbnayai at yahoo.co.uk> wrote 
 a message of 38 lines which said:

> I have a network issue I have never come across, I can ping my local
> network but cannot ping any external network like google.com or even
> my isp, etc yet I can browse the Internet without  hitch.

Either ICMP echoes (the ones used by ping) are filtered out or your
entire IP address is (and the access to the Web is through a proxy
which is not blocked).

I suggest that you check the difference between the Internet and the
Web, by the way. 

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