This tool sends out echo requests to a specific
device, then traces the path it takes to get to that IP address or
host name. This is useful in finding out where on your network an
The results of this request appear in the
bottom of the page after the tool has run:
Success or Failure. This is the general result of each hop in the
Trace Route process.
- . The tool sends out three ping requests to each hop
in the route to the device. These columns show the round trip time
for each of the requests.
- . The IP address of each device
encountered on the path.
- . The host name of each device encountered on the
To use the Traceroute Tool:
- Enter or select the appropriate information
into the following fields:
- Click to run the test.