Product Documentation

traceroute

Sep 12, 2016

The following operations can be performed on "traceroute":

traceroute

Invokes the UNIX traceroute command. This command attempts to track the route that the packets follow to reach the destination host.

Synopsys

traceroute [-S] [-n] [-r] [-v] [-M <min_ttl] [-m <max_ttl>] [-P <protocol>][-p <portno>] [-q <nqueries>] [-s <src_addr>] [-T <td>] [-t <tos>] [-w <wait>] <host> [<packetlen>]

Arguments

S

Print a summary of how many probes were not answered for each hop.

n

Print hop addresses numerically instead of symbolically and numerically.

r

Bypass normal routing tables and send directly to a host on an attached network. If the host is not on a directly attached network, an error is returned.

v

Verbose output. List received ICMP packets other than TIME_EXCEEDED and UNREACHABLE.

M

Minimum TTL value used in outgoing probe packets.

Default value: 1

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 255

m

Maximum TTL value used in outgoing probe packets.

Default value: 64

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 255

P

Send packets of specified IP protocol. The currently supported protocols are UDP and ICMP.

p

Base port number used in probes.

Default value: 33434

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 65535

q

Number of queries per hop.

Default value: 3

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 65535

s

Source IP address to use in the outgoing query packets. If the IP address does not belong to this appliance, an error is returned and nothing is sent.

T

Traffic Domain Id

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 4094

t

Type-of-service in query packets.

Maximum value: 255

w

Time (in seconds) to wait for a response to a query.

Default value: 5

Minimum value: 2

Maximum value: 86399

host

Destination host IP address or name.

packetlen

Length (in bytes) of the query packets.

Default value: 44

Minimum value: 44

Maximum value: 32768

Example

traceroute 10.102.4.107