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Administration Guide

Diagnostic

Use the Route Diagnostic page to display a summary of existing routes for a specific IP address or host name and to view the network hops to the specified IP address or host name.

To display route diagnostics in the GUI:
  1. Go to Router > Diagnostic.
  2. In the IP Address/Host Name field, enter an IPv4 address or host name.
  3. You can use the default values for the Trace Route Options or change them:
    • In the Max Hop field, enter the maximum number of hops that the trace route can take.
    • In the Timeout (Milliseconds) field, enter how many milliseconds a route can take before the trace route is stopped.
    • In the Number of Probes field, enter the maximum number of probes to use to trace the route.
  4. Click Diagnose.
    caution icon Do not close your browser while the route diagnostic is running.

To display route diagnostics in the CLI:

get router info routing-table <IPv4_address>

execute traceroute <IPv4_address_or_host_name> <maximum_number_of_hops> <number_of_probes> <maximum_number_of_milliseconds>

For example:

get router info routing-table 8.8.8.8

execute traceroute 8.8.8.8 16 5 15

Diagnostic

Use the Route Diagnostic page to display a summary of existing routes for a specific IP address or host name and to view the network hops to the specified IP address or host name.

To display route diagnostics in the GUI:
  1. Go to Router > Diagnostic.
  2. In the IP Address/Host Name field, enter an IPv4 address or host name.
  3. You can use the default values for the Trace Route Options or change them:
    • In the Max Hop field, enter the maximum number of hops that the trace route can take.
    • In the Timeout (Milliseconds) field, enter how many milliseconds a route can take before the trace route is stopped.
    • In the Number of Probes field, enter the maximum number of probes to use to trace the route.
  4. Click Diagnose.
    caution icon Do not close your browser while the route diagnostic is running.

To display route diagnostics in the CLI:

get router info routing-table <IPv4_address>

execute traceroute <IPv4_address_or_host_name> <maximum_number_of_hops> <number_of_probes> <maximum_number_of_milliseconds>

For example:

get router info routing-table 8.8.8.8

execute traceroute 8.8.8.8 16 5 15