How to Run MTR on Mac
HostGator recommends that you use MTR to run traceroute and ping on a domain with a single tool. The tool is available for Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard.
To run a traceroute or ping on a domain using MTR on Mac OS:
- Go to the URL listed below to download the .pkg file for your version of Mac OS.
- Double click on the downloaded file to launch the installer. During the installation, you will be asked for your Mac password.
- Using the Spotlight search or Launcher, locate the Terminal application.
- Enter the command:
mtr -rnc 60 example.com
Don't forget to update example.com to the domain you wish to check.
- The command will take a minute to run through all of the intervals.