Section: iputils (8)
traceroute6 - traces path to a network host
traceroute6 [-dnrvV] [-i interface] [-m max_ttl] [-p port] [-q max_probes] [-s source] [-w wait time] destination [size]
Description can be found in
traceroute(8), all the references to IP replaced to IPv6. It is needless to copy the description from there.
This program has long history. Author of
is Van Jacobson and it first appeared in 1988. This clone is based on a port of
to IPv6 published in NRL IPv6 distribution in 1996. In turn, it was ported to Linux by Pedro Roque. After this it was kept in sync by Alexey Kuznetsov <firstname.lastname@example.org>. And eventually entered
requires CAP_NET_RAW capability to be executed. It is safe to be used as set-uid root.
is part of