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Hi all, I just checked to see which connections are established on my laptop i.e coming from any applications or Firefox and I found this.

C:\Windows\system32>tracert 82.15.95.143

Tracing route to host-82-15-95-143.not-set-yet.virginmedia.net [82.15.95.143]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 5 ms 2 ms 2 ms 192.168.0.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 12 ms 13 ms 11 ms leic-core-2a-xe-002-0.network.virginmedia.net [6
2.255.66.9]
4 * * * Request timed out.
5 15 ms 23 ms 14 ms seac-icdn-1-ae9-0.network.virginmedia.net [62.25
4.85.170]
6 27 ms 18 ms 13 ms cur1-stme3-0-0-gw.5-2.cable.virginm.net [213.105
.248.1]
7 21 ms 21 ms 10 ms host-82-15-95-143.not-set-yet.virginmedia.net [8
2.15.95.143]

Trace complete.

Do any of you have any idea what the ''not-set-yet.virginmedia.net'' means?

Thanks.

 

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@Reece11 wrote:

Hi all, I just checked to see which connections are established on my laptop i.e coming from any applications or Firefox and I found this.

C:\Windows\system32>tracert 82.15.95.143

Tracing route to host-82-15-95-143.not-set-yet.virginmedia.net [82.15.95.143]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 5 ms 2 ms 2 ms 192.168.0.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 12 ms 13 ms 11 ms leic-core-2a-xe-002-0.network.virginmedia.net [6
2.255.66.9]
4 * * * Request timed out.
5 15 ms 23 ms 14 ms seac-icdn-1-ae9-0.network.virginmedia.net [62.25
4.85.170]
6 27 ms 18 ms 13 ms cur1-stme3-0-0-gw.5-2.cable.virginm.net [213.105
.248.1]
7 21 ms 21 ms 10 ms host-82-15-95-143.not-set-yet.virginmedia.net [8
2.15.95.143]

Trace complete.

Do any of you have any idea what the ''not-set-yet.virginmedia.net'' means?

Thanks.

 


you're seeing the PTR (reverse DNS lookup) record for the address 82.15.95.143.  Guess VM haven't set it to what it should be yet.. 🙂

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and this is why you shouldn't look at things you don't understand 😛
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Is it actually someone's IP address that's with Virgin Media? I just assumed it was someone randomly connecting.

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Is it actually someone's IP address that's with Virgin Media? I just assumed it was someone randomly connecting.
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@Reece11 wrote:

Is it actually someone's IP address that's with Virgin Media? I just assumed it was someone randomly connecting.


well, it's a virgin media ip address - doubt it's a customer one though - they usually have a configured PTR record.

your pc was the source of the connection and that IP was the destination. your hub will block any traffic that it isn't expecting (i.e. return traffic for a connection that something on your network initiated). 

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