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Showing hostname of server in traceroute - how to change that

Dear *,

As I try to traceroute over public ip . I see alphanumeric characters present. I wonder this is the hosted server hostname..how can I change that .

Tracing route to WIN-NxMSC3xxxxxxx [x.x.x.x]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

REgards,
SID
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Craig SharpLead Enginneer - Unix Server TeamCommented:
If I understand your question properly, you do not want DNS resolution.  If that is the request, simply add a "-n" to your traceroute command and that will turn off DNS lookup.
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infiniti7181Author Commented:
Thanks Craig,

How can i resolve it without using -n ? the client says for other public ip's while he traceroute , he doesnt see the hostnames ?

Is it something, that i should filter in the firewall, as the policies are filtered through SRX in DC ?

Regards,

SID
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Craig SharpLead Enginneer - Unix Server TeamCommented:
If you were to filter the DNS resolution at the firewall, you would likely filter all DNS for the host that is doing the traceroute.  Traceroute's default is to do the resolution for all possible addresses.  Is your client performing the traceroute from a different OS?
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