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TRACEROUTE(1) General Commands Manual (urm) TRACEROUTE(1)


trace the route to a host


traceroute [option ...] host


Print the route packets trace to network host.


, --first-hop=start
Set the initial hop distance, that is the time-to-live.
, --gateways=gates
List of gateways for loose source routing.
, --icmp
Use ICMP ECHO as probe.
, --max-hop=num
Set the maximal hop count (default is 64).
, --type=method
Use the method (icmp or the default udp) for traceroute operations.
, --port=port
Use the destination port port (default is 33434).
, --tries=num
Send num probe packets per hop (default is 3).
Resolve hostnames.
, --tos=class
Set the type of service (TOS) to class.
, --wait=timeout
Wait timeout seconds for responses (default is 3).
-?, --help
Give this help list.
Give a short usage message.
, --version
Print program version.
February 9, 2019 GNU Network Utilities