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inetutils-traceroute: trace the route to a host

GNU Network Utilities


traceroute - trace the route to a host


traceroute [option ... ] host


Print the route packets trace to network host


-f , -first-hop = start
Set the initial hop distance, that is the time-to-live.
-g , -gateways = gates
List of gateways for loose source routing.
-I , -icmp
Use ICMP ECHO as probe.
-m , -max-hop = num
Set the maximal hop count (default is 64).
-M , -type = method
Use the method ( icmp or the default udp for traceroute operations.
-p , -port = port
Use the destination port port (default is 33434).
-q , -tries = num
Send num probe packets per hop (default is 3).
Resolve hostnames.
-t , -tos = class
Set the type of service (TOS) to class
-w , -wait = timeout
Wait timeout seconds for responses (default is 3).
-? , -help
Give this help list.
Give a short usage message.
-V , -version
Print program version.