TRACERT: Tracking Packets
If you can’t
PING a remote host, it could be that your echo packets are getting held up along the way. To find out, you can use the
TRACERT (trace route) command:
tracert [-d] [-h maximum_hops] [-j host-list] [-w timeout] target_name
Specifies not to resolve IP addresses to hostnames.
Specifies the maximum number of hops to search for the
target_name. (The default is 30.)
Specifies loose source route along the
Waits the number of milliseconds specified by
timeout for each reply.
Specifies the hostname of the destination computer.
TRACERT operates by sending ICMP echo packets with varying TTL values. Recall that TTL places a limit on the number of hops ...