Product Documentation

traceroute6

Sep 12, 2016

The following operations can be performed on "traceroute6":

traceroute6

Invokes the UNIX traceroute6 command. Traceroute6 attempts to track the route that the packets follow to reach the destination host.

Synopsys

traceroute6 [-n] [I] [-r] [-v] [-m <hoplimit>] [-p <port>] [-q <probes>] [-s <src_addr>] [-T <td>] [-w <waittime>] <target> [<packetlen>]

Arguments

n

Print hop addresses numerically rather than symbolically and numerically.

I

Use ICMP ECHO for probes.

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

Maximum hop value for outgoing probe packets.

Default value: 64

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 255

p

Base port number used in probes.

Default value: 33434

Minimum value: 1

Maximum value: 65535

q

Number of probes 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

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

traceroute6 2002::7