19.14. Traceroute

You can find the Traceroute Tool at Tools → Traceroute.

The information is shown in real time in your browser.

With this tool you can display the route and and measure the delay across a network.

Enter the hostname or IP address of the destination and click on Traceroute to start. You can specify the IP Protocol, v4 or v6 and which source address shall be used, which uses auto by default. The max. TTL is the time-to-live and represents the maximum number of network hops. You can also use ICMP ECHO instead of UDP datagrams.

A successful result could look like this:

traceroute to www.wikipedia.de (134.119.24.29), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
1  HSI-KBW-46-237-206-193.hsi.kabel-badenwuerttemberg.de (46.237.206.193)  5.683 ms  10.471 ms  10.579 ms
2  ip-81-210-148-240.hsi17.unitymediagroup.de (81.210.148.240)  10.256 ms  10.266 ms  10.228 ms
3  de-fra01b-rc1-ae37-0.aorta.net (84.116.191.173)  16.927 ms  17.086 ms  17.079 ms
4  de-fra01b-ri2-ae30-0.aorta.net (84.116.134.166)  16.781 ms de-fra01b-ri2-ae29-0.aorta.net (84.116.134.162)  16.956 ms  16.722 ms
5  213.46.177.10 (213.46.177.10)  16.767 ms  28.383 ms  26.085 ms
6  ffm-bb3-link.telia.net (62.115.120.1)  26.078 ms ffm-bb4-link.telia.net (62.115.120.7)  20.464 ms  16.672 ms
7  koln-b1-link.telia.net (80.91.247.247)  19.419 ms  104.602 ms  104.479 ms
8  ae0.cr-nashira.cgn4.core.heg.com (62.115.33.242)  39.964 ms  21.363 ms  21.355 ms
9  ae0.sr-jake.cgn1.dcn.heg.com (87.230.114.222)  21.317 ms  21.275 ms  21.227 ms
10  wikipedia.de (134.119.24.29)  22.021 ms  21.997 ms  20.675 ms