Traceroute settings

Traceroute settings

Traceroute is used when next hop is not available for SSH/telnet. Devices discovered using traceroute are marked as unmanaged in IP Fabric site diagrams.  More information about traceroute as a protocol can be found on Wikipedia.

For traceroute configuration go to  Settings → Advanced → Discovery → Traceroute settings.

Trace scope - limits traceroute scope to the defined subnets. This prevents scan networks outside an internal network.

RFC6890 - this button resets Trace scope setting to subnets defined in this RFC.

Protocol - the protocol used for traceroute can be selected from the options of ICMP (MS Windows like), UDP (Linux like), and TCP.

Port - in case of UDP and TCP, the destination port can be specified.