Traceroute is a network test that enables an Agent to verify the network path traversed to reach a destination device. The test also measures Round Trip Time (RTT) of each router in the path. The Traceroute function included in NetBeez can run TCP, UDP, and ICMP-based tests.
Traceroute tests can be configured on the Target Setup form.
You can also run an ad-hoc Traceroute test with Ad-Hoc Testing.


Input the following information:
  1. Source (Ad-hoc only, required): The Agent that will conduct the test.
  2. Destination (Ad-hoc only, required): The IP address or hostname of the remote device.
  3. Interval (Target-based test only, required): The number of seconds between two consecutive Traceroute queries. By default, the interval is 60 seconds.
  4. Test type (required): Chose between UDP, TCP, and ICMP.
  5. Advanced options (optional): Click the checkbox if advanced options are required.
    1. PORT number (optional): For UDP and TCP, sets the base port number used in probes.  The default value is 33434.
    2. Timeout per-hop (optional): The number of seconds that the Agent will wait for a response from the router(s) in the path. The default value is 2 seconds.
    3. Max hops (optional): The maximum number of routers traversed to reach the destination. The default value is 30 hops.
    4. Queries per-hop (ad-hoc only): The number of queries per hop. The default value is 3
    5. TOS DSCP/PHB Class (optional): The DSCP value to be applied to the Traceroute packets. There is no default value.
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