What is the use of tracert command?

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Updated: 2nd October 2019

The tracert command is a Command Prompt command that's used to show several details about the path that a packet takes from the computer or device you're on to whatever destination you specify. You might also sometimes see the tracert command referred to as the trace route command or traceroute command.

Consequently, what is the function of the tracert command?

Trace the route to HOST

How do I do a Traceroute?

To run traceroute on Windows:
  1. Open the command prompt. Go to Start > Run.
  2. In the command prompt, type: tracert hostname.
  3. You may have to wait up to a minute or more for the test to complete.
  4. Send us the complete results (every line) for analysis.
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