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traceroute
traceroute [options] host [packetsize]

TCP/IP command. Trace route taken by packets to reach network host. traceroute attempts tracing by launching UDP probe packets with a small TTL (time-to-live), then listening for an ICMP "time exceeded" reply from a gateway. host is the destination hostname or the IP number of the host to reach. packetsize is the packet size in bytes of the probe datagram. Default is 40 bytes.


  

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