Summary: Traceroute Problem

From: Biswajit (
Date: Mon Jun 14 1999 - 10:38:47 CDT

My original question is :-
I am running Solaris 2.5 on sparc workstation. My problem is that whenever
I use traceroute program login as root is works fine but when I try to use
it login as general user it gives following error message .......

traceroute: Warning: ckecksums disabled traceroute: icmp socket:
Permission denied

Is there any way out ?

I get overwhelming response, almost everybody giving the same answer :-

In order to give normal user access to traceroute turn on the setuid bit,
chmod u+s traceroute

It worked....

With regards,

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