Traceroute is commonly used tool for diagnosing network routing issues, measuring delays across a network. When diagnosing various performance or network related issues, BunnyCDN support will frequently ask you to run a traceroute to your hostname to help discover the source of the problem. This guide explains how to run a traceroute in just a few simple steps.
- Press Start+R
- Enter "cmd" and click Ok to open the command prompt
- Now type out the command "tracert <hostname>" where <hostname> is your BunnyCDN hostname, for example myzone.b-cdn.net
- Press Enter on your keyboard and wait for the output to finish
- Open a terminal window
- Run the command "traceroute <hostname>" where <hostname> is your BunnyCDN hostname, for example myzone.b-cdn.net
If traceroute is not installed on your system, simply install it with your system package manager.
- Open Applications -> Utilities -> Network Utility -> Traceroute
- Type in your BunnyCDN hostname and press Trace