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  1. Rene,

    i was working on the lab for myself. i have the exact same config. however my ports are different as i am using a different ios version router. my traceroutes would go from r1>r4>r5> where the 5.5.5.5 was at.

    after taking down a link i would get this output. what does this traceroute mean (below)

    Type escape sequence to abort.
    Tracing the route to 5.5.5.5

    1 192.168.12.2 108 msec
    192.168.13.3 88 msec
    192.168.12.2 44 msec
    2 192.168.35.5 112 msec
    192.168.25.5 72 msec
    192.168.35.5 120 msec

  2. my mistake. i found the issue. thank you for your quick response. layer 8 issue. lol

  3. Hello Rene

    I followed all the step but still see some issue in traceroutes .I guess if the destination is 5.5.5.5 and we are load balancing we have 2 path via R2 & R3 .why do I see both R2& R3 ip in the traceroute .

    ## traceroute :
    R1#traceroute 5.5.5.5
    
    Type escape sequence to abort.
    Tracing the route to 5.5.5.5
    
      1 192.168.13.3 64 msec
        192.168.12.2 64 msec
        192.168.13.3 64 msec
      2 192.168.25.5 60 msec
        192.168.35.5 64 msec
        192.168.25.5 60 msec
    R1#sh clock
    *14:34:04.131 UTC Sat Aug 19 2017
    
    
    
    R1#traceroute 5.5.5.5 source 192.168.13.1
    
    Type esc
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  4. Hello Rahul

    This is normal behaviour of traceroute when you have two equal cost routes. Traceroute sends ICMP packets and since both routes are equal, it will send them via both routes.

    So for your first attempt, you get the following:

    Note that for

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  5. Hi,

    I would like to know if you need to configure variance on R1 and R5 for the return traffic? I believe if you need to reach the network 5.5.5.5 from R1, variance needs to be configured on R1. But how about the return traffic of the packet? I believe this will only use the successor path going back, is that right?

    Thanks,

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