traceroute

Table 1. traceroute

Displays the tracking route to a specified destination.

Syntax:

traceroute [-h hops] <dest>

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Normal

Parameters

[-h hops]: Specifies the maximum number of hops to the destination. The minimum number is 6.

<dest>: Specifies the remote system to trace

Examples:

To display the route to IP address 172.10.10.1 with a maximum of 6 hops:

traceroute 172.10.10.1

To display the route to IP address 172.10.10.1 with a maximum of 30 hops:

traceroute -h 30 172.10.10.1