TRACEROUTE6(8) System Manager’s Manual: iputils TRACEROUTE6(8)
traceroute6 – traces path to a network host
traceroute6 [-dnrvV] [-i interface] [-m max_ttl] [-p port] [-q
max_probes] [-s source] [-w wait time] destination [size]
Description can be found in traceroute(8), all the references to IP
replaced to IPv6. It is needless to copy the description from there.
traceroute(8), tracepath(8), ping(8).
This program has long history. Author of traceroute is Van Jacobson and
it first appeared in 1988. This clone is based on a port of traceroute
to IPv6 published in NRL IPv6 distribution in 1996. In turn, it was
ported to Linux by Pedro Roque. After this it was kept in sync by
tracepath6 requires CAP_NET_RAW capability to be executed. It is safe
to be used as set-uid root.
traceroute6 is part of iputils package and the latest versions are
available in source form at http://www.skbuff.net/iputils/iputils-cur‐
iputils-121221 07 May 2014 TRACEROUTE6(8)