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Run a Traceroute

To display the path that packets take to reach a host or IP address on the network:

  1. In vManage NMS, select the Monitor ► Network screen.
  2. Locate the device using the Sort options drop-down and the Search box. Or scroll through the list of devices in the device table.
  3. Select the device by clicking its hostname. The screen changes and the left pane lists the categories of information you can display about the device.
  4. Click Troubleshooting in the left pane.
  5. From the Connectivity pane, click Trace Route.
  6. In the Destination IP field, enter the IP address of a device on the network.
  7. In the VPN drop-down, select the VPN to use to reach the device.
  8. In the Source/Interface drop-down, select the interface to use to send traceroute probe packets.
  9. Click Advanced Options:
    1. In the Size field, enter the size of the traceroute probe packets, in bytes.
  10. Click Start to trigger a traceroute to the requested destination.

The lower part of the right pane displays:

  • Output—Raw output of the path the traceroute probe packets take to reach the destination.
  • Graphical depiction of the path the traceroute probe packets take to reach the destination.

Run a Traceroute in Releases 17.1 and Earlier

To display the path that packets take to reach a host or IP address on the network:

  1. In vManage NMS, select the Monitor ► Network screen.
  2. Locate the device using the Sort options drop-down and the Search box. Or scroll through the list of devices in the device table.
  3. Select the device by clicking its system IP address. The screen changes and displays a left and right pane.
  4. Click Troubleshooting in the left pane. When you first click Troubleshooting, the Connectivity Tools tab and the Ping button are selected in the right pane.
  5. Click the Traceroute button.

  1. In the Destination IP field, enter the hostname or IP address of a device on the network.
  2. In the VPN drop-down, select the VPN to use to reach the device.
  3. In the Source/Interface field, select the interface to use to send traceroute probe packets.
  4. Click Advanced Options:
    1. In the Size field, enter the size of the traceroute probe packets, in bytes.
  5. Click Start to trigger a traceroute to the requested destination.

The lower part of the right pane displays:

  • Output—Raw output of the path the traceroute probe packets take to reach the destination.
  • Graphical depiction of the path the traceroute probe packets take to reach the destination.

Release Information

Introduced in vManage NMS in Release 16.2.
In Release 17.2, modify design of traceroute troubleshooting screen.

Additional Information

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