EdgeRouter - Traceroute to hostname or address

Overview


Readers will learn how to trace the route to a hostname or IP using the traceroute command.

Steps using GUI


  1. Open toolbar in GUI
  2. Select 'traceroute'
  3. Enter hostname or IP address

Steps using CLI


  1. Open CLI
  2. Type 'traceroute' then 'hostname' (or IP address)
ubnt@ubnt:~$ traceroute www.google.com
traceroute to www.google.com (74.125.224.51), 30 hops max, 38 byte packets
1 10.1.0.1 (10.1.0.1) 0.391 ms 0.256 ms 0.241 ms
2 204.11.231.177.static.etheric.net (204.11.231.177) 0.653 ms 0.611 ms 0.521 ms
3 10.11.119.1 (10.11.119.1) 2.813 ms 2.000 ms 2.053 ms
4 10.11.115.13 (10.11.115.13) 169.140 ms 2.904 ms 1.615 ms
5 gi3-5.mag01.sjc03.atlas.cogentco.com (38.101.188.129) 1.283 ms 1.425 ms 1.055 ms
6 te0-5-0-0.ccr22.sjc03.atlas.cogentco.com (154.54.82.93) 1.383 ms 1.497 ms 1.289 ms
7 38.104.138.146 (38.104.138.146) 2.165 ms 2.960 ms 2.690 ms
8 209.85.249.3 (209.85.249.3) 2.568 ms 2.406 ms 2.503 ms
9 64.233.174.15 (64.233.174.15) 2.890 ms 2.831 ms 5.471 ms
10 nuq04s06-in-f19.1e100.net (74.125.224.51) 2.179 ms 2.218 ms 2.096 ms