Traceroute is a network tool used to display the route and transmit delay of packets in a network. It displays the round trip time of the packets received from each host in the path, the sum of the mean time for each hop is a measure of total time taken to establish a connection. It is a command-line tool included with Windows and other operating systems. This procedure allows you to identify the data transmission from your computer to another.


1. To run traceroute.
# traceroute server-name

2. To view the manual page for traceroute command.
# man traceroute