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What does Traceroute output mean?
Last Updated: 18th March, 2020
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Furthermore, what does it mean if Traceroute times out?
This is typically a device that doesn't respondto ICMP or traceroute requests, as shown in Hop 2. Thereare several reasons why a “Request timedout” message may appear at the end of atraceroute, such as in Hops 17 through 19. The destination'sfirewall or other security device is blocking therequest.
Similarly, what is Traceroute and how does it work? On Windows, tracert sends ICMP Echo Request packets,rather than the UDP packets traceroute sends by default. Thetime-to-live (TTL) value, also known as hop limit, is used indetermining the intermediate routers being traversed towards thedestination. The router sends an ICMP Time Exceeded message back tothe source.
Beside this, what does a Traceroute do?
Traceroute is a command which can show you thepath a packet of information takes from your computer to one youspecify. It will list all the routers it passes through until itreaches its destination, or fails to and is discarded. In additionto this, it will tell you how long each 'hop' from router to routertakes.
How do you use trace route?
To run traceroute on Windows:
- Open the command prompt. Go to Start > Run.
- In the command prompt, type: tracert hostname.
- You may have to wait up to a minute or more for the test tocomplete.
- Send us the complete results (every line) for analysis.