Performing a traceroute test

SolutionThere are instances wherein you will be asked by our staff to do a traceroute test coming from your side going to our server/s or your site.Traceroute is a computer network tool used to determine the route taken by packets across an IP network. Below is a detailed step-by-step procedure on how to do a tracereoute test on Windows, Linux/Unix and Mac platform.

For Windows:

1. Click "Start", then click "Run".
2. Type "command" on the space provided in the run window.
3. On the newly opened console window, type "tracert <domain.com>" or "tracert <ip address>"

example: tracert www.fluidhosting.com 
       : tracert 204.14.90.5

4. You can then copy and paste the result to your ticket or email.


For Linux/Unix/Mac:

1. Open a shell terminal console or on the shell prompt, type "traceroute <domain.com>" or "traceroute <ip address>  

example: traceroute www.fluidhosting.com 
       : traceroute 204.14.90.5

2. Copy and paste result to your ticket or email.

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