CompTIA Network+ Question A-31

A network technician has received comments from several users that cannot reach a particular website. Which of the following commands would provide the BEST information about the path taken across the network to this website?

A. ping
B. netstat
C. telnet
D. tracert

Correct Answer: D

The tracert command is used to determine the amount of hops a packet takes to reach a destination. It makes use of ICMP echo packets to report information at
every step in the journey. This is how the path taken across the network is obtained.