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Sep 01, 2010, 06:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charly K├╝hnast)


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"Charly takes the name of the "My Traceroute" tool very literally. The journey is the reward for this alternative TTL-measuring utility.

"Been there, done that – there is no need for most network administrators to think twice about the command syntax for the trace​route command; the diagnostics tool is something you probably have a gut feeling for, and you can shake it out of your sleeve without too much human latency. On my permanent search for perfection – and because laziness is a virtue in network management – I finally stumbled across My Traceroute, or MTR for short. I immediately liked MTR: it is proud to have reached version number 0.79 after just 13 years of development – no need to rush things, after all."

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