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 The traceroute command

To check the route that packets follow to a network host, use the traceroute command:

[[email protected] emmy]$ /usr/sbin/traceroute
traceroute to,30 hops max,38b packets
1 blob (  
       0.297ms  0.257ms  0.174ms
2 ( 
       12.120ms 13.058ms 13.009ms
3 (  
       13.845ms 14.308ms 12.756ms
4 (
       13.123ms 13.164ms 12.527ms
5 ( 
       16.336ms 13.889ms 13.028ms
6 (
       14.602ms 15.546ms 15.959ms
7 ( 
       16.514ms 17.661ms 18.889ms
8 ( 
       22.714ms 19.193ms 18.432ms
9 ( 22.758ms * 25.263ms

On some systems, traceroute has been renamed to tracepath.

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