You need to view the path that network traffic takes to a destination. Which one of these commands would provide this functionality?
A) netstat -a 18.104.22.168
B) ping 22.214.171.124
C) ipconfig /all 126.96.36.199
D) tracert 188.8.131.52
E) We really should pull over and ask for directions
The answer: D) tracert 184.108.40.206
The Windows traceroute command, tracert, uses the ICMP protocol to provide a step-by-step path of your network communication, and displays each router IP address along the path.
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A large portion of network troubleshooting can be done at the command line. In this video, you’ll learn how to use the ping, ipconfig, tracert, netstat, nbtstat, and net commands.