Shows the routes and measuring transit delays of packets. This function is available via the taskpane.

Return Value

The function returns an array with an overview of the routes and the delay per hop to a given host. When a hostname can’t be found or can’t be resolved, the function will return “N/F:HOST!”.

Following parameters are displayed in the array:

  • Hop
  • Time 1
  • Time 2
  • Time 3
  • IP


host – Specifies the host you want to traceroute, can be both a hostname or IPv4 address.


Excel showing the Network Tools For Excel traceroute or tracert taskpane.

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