Author Topic: ICMP [8] Echo Request to web.nextra.cz  (Read 3505 times)

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downdogWoof

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ICMP [8] Echo Request to web.nextra.cz
« on: March 29, 2004, 07:01:53 PM »
Hi All,

could someone explain this, thanx. Cheers.

ICMP [8] Echo Request to web.nextra.cz [195.70.130.34] was permitted by rule 'Outgoing PING command'

ICMP
  • Echo Reply from kitty.avast.com [66.98.166.72] was permitted by rule 'Outgoing PING command (Incoming Reply)'


This is from localhost. It happens every time I boot my PC. What is it..?

downdogWoof...

Pavel Baudis

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Re:ICMP [8] Echo Request to web.nextra.cz
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2004, 07:07:36 PM »
avast! tries to detect your Internet connection by pinging its update servers in order to check for the updates. You can find the compete list of servers together with the explanation here...

Hope this helps

Pavel

downdogWoof

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Re:ICMP [8] Echo Request to web.nextra.cz
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2004, 07:13:40 PM »
Hi All,

thanx, I'll take a peek. Quick Q, though....why does your site block my proxy server..? Cheers.

downdogWoof...

downdogWoof

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Re:ICMP [8] Echo Request to web.nextra.cz
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2004, 07:20:11 PM »
Pavel, mate, while ya at it, could you tell me why I keep typing my handle when it's their auto..cheers..lol....