In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and use Traceroute on your CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, Traceroute control is a system diagnostic tool for displaying the route packets take to the network host or destination. It shows how long each hop will take and how many hops that the packet needs to reach the specified destination. In Linux, traceroute command is used while in windows and DOS surroundings, they utilized
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation Traceroute on a CentOS 7 server.
Install and Use Traceroute on CentOS 7
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo yum clean all sudo yum -y update
Step 2. Installing Traceroute on CentOS 7.
To install traceroute, run the following command:
sudo yum install traceroute -y
Verify the command install or not:
# which traceroute /bin/traceroute
How to Use Traceroute
tracert a command followed with the address of the website. For example, if you wanted to run a traceroute on idroot.us, you’d run the command:
Display basic command-line options help for more usage:
# traceroute --help
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Traceroute. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing use Traceroute on your CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Traceroutet website.