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How to do a traceroute
Posted by Mike C. on 11 September 2009 08:50 PM
How to do a traceroute (in windows):
Start -> run -> cmd
tracert domain.com

(substitute out domain.com for your domain)
if you get 'domain not found' (or something similar), you have dns problems
Else it should print out a route between 9 and 30 hops long.

To copy and paste this: (right click) on the title bar -> edit -> select all & (right click) on the title bar -> edit -> copy
You can now paste the output in to notepad / anything text editor you want.




How to do a traceroute (linux):
Open a shell / terminal
traceroute domain.com

(substitute out domain.com for your domain.)
If you get 'domain not found' (or something similar) you have dns issues.
Else it should pring out a route between 9 and 30 hops long.

To cut & paste just drag over the window with your mouse / click drag / let go / paste in to your favorite text editor



How to do a (good) traceroute (linux):
Open a shell / terminal:
mtr domain.com

Let it run for maybe 2 minutes.
(everything else same as above)
(ctrl+c to stop it)
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