How do I run a traceroute?

Traceroute is commonly used tool for diagnosing network routing issues, measuring delays across a network. When diagnosing various performance or network related issues, BunnyCDN support will frequently ask you to run a traceroute to your hostname to help discover the source of the problem. This guide explains how to run a traceroute in just a few simple steps.


  1. Press Start+R
  2. Enter "cmd" and click Ok to open the command prompt
  3. Now type out the command "tracert <hostname>" where <hostname> is your BunnyCDN hostname, for example
  4. Press Enter on your keyboard and wait for the output to finish


  1. Open a terminal window
  2. Run the command "traceroute <hostname>" where <hostname> is your BunnyCDN hostname, for example

If traceroute is not installed on your system, simply install it with your system package manager.

Mac OS

  1. Open Applications -> Utilities -> Network Utility -> Traceroute
  2. Type in your BunnyCDN hostname and press Trace

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