How to Use the Traceroute Command

traceroute is a computer network diagnostic tool for displaying the route (path) and measuring transit delays of packets across an Internet Protocol (IP) network. – more on wiki.

Simple use

traceroute example.com
traceroute to example.com (192.0.43.10), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  10.11.25.163 (10.11.25.163)  99.271 ms  99.665 ms  118.876 ms
 2  10.11.25.241 (10.11.25.241)  128.969 ms  129.547 ms  138.713 ms
 3  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  139.304 ms  161.102 ms  162.400 ms
 4  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  179.671 ms  180.244 ms  103.699 ms
 5  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  104.337 ms  113.296 ms  133.389 ms
 6  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  183.135 ms  183.716 ms  159.550 ms
 7  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  170.259 ms  239.928 ms *
 8  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  190.278 ms  199.374 ms  229.334 ms
 9  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  229.884 ms  230.994 ms  239.222 ms
10  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  139.533 ms  140.332 ms  149.317 ms
11  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  239.508 ms  239.920 ms  259.273 ms
12  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  239.812 ms  241.569 ms  240.210 ms
13  * 43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  509.686 ms  510.146 ms
14  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  259.652 ms  260.123 ms  261.368 ms
15  43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10)  280.610 ms  279.146 ms  271.871 ms

 
Bypass firewalls using specific port in our DNS queries

for ex UDP port 53

traceroute -p53 example.com

 

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