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How To Trace Path To A Network Host Without Having A Superuser Privilege (Doc ID 1539112.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 6.4 [Release OL5 to OL6U4]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Generic Linux


There can be scenarios where an unprivileged user needs to trace a path on the network, whereas traceroute requires super-user privileges. This note explains which tool can be used, along with the kind of output it generates.


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