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Macbook Routing issue.?

I have a sudden routing issue to get to my work email from one computer on my network. Trying to route to outlook.charter.com works from any other PC or MAC behind my home router. One macbook in particular cannot route to this domain. trying to ping or traceroute to it from terminal says Operation is not allowed. I can ping and trace to other sites with no issues. I checked and tried to clear the routing tables, turned off all firewalls, and even restored my Macbook using an old time machine backup to no avail. connecting to other networks and even bypassing my router has the same issue.  Any MAC Geniuses out there know what's happening? 

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  • BigE
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    traceroute needs to be root or sysadmin.  Ping should be allowed, so your account is restricted by your sys admin.

    I get this for that name:(I tnink mac has the host command)

    $ host outlook.charter.comoutlook.charter.com has address 142.136.235.14

    First, it isn't a routing issue, I'd make sure that DNS resolves correctly.  I'd also check /etc/hosts (because this overrides DNS) if someone entered outlook.charter.com.

    If that looks okay guess is that outbound firewall might be enabled.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Macbook Routing issue.? is not a valid question.

    Source(s): Another one of those period question mark idiots
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