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Re: Traceroute versus other performance measurement
>> I need help with a reality/sanity check. Traceroute is a good tool for >> checking for routing type problems (loops). Does anyone feel it's a good tool > >It's probably a poor tool for all kinds of really good technical reasons, >but "Matts traceroute" aka MTR is useful to me, often shows overstressed >routers or connections... especially when normal traceroute just shows >garbage. the fact that it does all the probes in parallel, without waiting for any single probe to time out is definitely a plus. >Example screen: >... try mtr with -r (report mode) and -c (number of probe cycles to send) to get nice little snapshots. -- |-----< "CODE WARRIOR" >-----| [email protected] * "ah! i see you have the internet [email protected] (Andrew Brown) that goes *ping*!" [email protected] * "information is power -- share the wealth."