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6 traceroute: Trace the route to a host

traceroute traces the route packets take to a host. Synopsis:

     traceroute [option...] host
-M method
--type=method
Use method (‘icmp’ or ‘udp’) for traceroute operations.
-p port
--port=port
Use destination port (default: 33434).
-q num
--tries=num
Send num probe packets per hop (default: 3).
--resolve-hostnames
Resolve hostnames.