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 How do I perform a traceroute to my server?
Solution The following article explains how to perform a traceroute for your site/server. A traceroute records the amount of time it takes to connect to the website/server from your local machine. It traces the path taken from your local machine to the server.


To perform a traceroute on a Windows machine, please follow these steps:

1. On your local machine, open a command prompt from Start –> Run –> type cmd and enter.
2. Within the prompt, type tracert yourdomain.com


To perform a traceroute on a Mac, please follow these steps:

1. On your local machine, double click the hard drive icon.
2. Open the Applications folder.
3. Open the Utilities folder.

4. Open Network Utility.
5. Select the Traceroute tab.
6. Enter the domain name or IP address of your server and click Trace.


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Article ID: 169
Created On: Feb 05 2009 04:09 PM

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