How to Use the Traceroute Command

How to run traceroute/tracert for domain or IP.

Sometimes end user is not able to access specific site or IP,  Even end user IP is not blocked on server. In such case user need to take traceroute to IP or domain and provide it to ISP.

ISP would check if there any issue at any specific hop. Output of traceroute is also useful when site loading speed is slow for specific user/ISP.

Below are steps to get traceroute IP or website for linux.

Open command prompt/ hash prompt and execute command

Using traceroute for domain

traceroute midnight-cafe.com

Using traceroute for IP

traceroute 103.228.112.92

Below are steps to get traceroute IP or website for Windows.

Using traceroute for domain and IP

start > run > cmd

tracert midnight-cafe.com

tracert 103.228.112.92