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stormbow
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join:2002-07-31
Simi Valley, CA

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reply to grasmussen

Re: Questionable IP address outside service provider's gateway

said by grasmussen:

1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms 199.51.216.197 (The IP address I assigned to my omgfast supplied router)
2 93 ms 34 ms 39 ms 199.193.104.65 (omgfast gateway)
3 42 ms 38 ms 44 ms 192.168.1.5 ** WHAT IS THIS DOING HERE?? **
4 51 ms 39 ms 62 ms 192.168.1.1 ** WHAT IS THIS DOING HERE?? **

This is normal. As Tom says they don't want to waste IP addresses, so they use private IP addresses inside their network. They normally only use non private IPs at the endpoints (at the user end and where the hand off to peers)