Trippy – network diagnostic tool

Trippy is a network diagnostic tool.

It combines the functionality of traceroute and ping and is designed to assist with the analysis of networking issues.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Trace using multiple protocols:
    • ICMP, UDP & TCP.
    • IPv4 & IPv6.
  • Customizable tracing options:
    • packet size & payload pattern.
    • start and maximum time-to-live (TTL).
    • minimum and maximum round duration.
    • round end grace period & maximum number of unknown hops.
    • source & destination port (TCP & UDP).
    • source address and source interface.
    • TOS (aka DSCP + ECN).
  • Support for classic, paris and dublin Equal Cost Multi-path Routing strategies (tracking issue).
  • Tui interface:
    • Trace multiple targets simultaneously from a single instance of Trippy.
    • Per hop stats (sent, received, loss%, last, avg, best, worst, stddev & status).
    • Per hop round-trip-time (RTT) history and frequency distributing charts.
    • Interactive chart of RTT for all hops in a trace with zooming capability.
    • Customizable color theme & key bindings.
    • Configuration via both command line arguments and a configuration file.
    • Show multiple hosts per hop with ability to cap display to N hosts and show frequency %.
    • Show hop details and navigate hosts within each hop.
    • Freeze/unfreeze the Tui, reset the stats, flush the cache, preserve screen on exit.
    • Responsive UI with adjustable refresh rate.
  • DNS:
    • Use system, external (Google or Cloudflare or custom resolver.
    • Lazy reverse DNS queries.
    • Lookup autonomous system number (ASN) and name.
  • GeoIp:
    • Lookup and display GeoIp information from local mmdb files.
  • Generate tracing reports:
    • json, csv & tabular (pretty-printed and markdown).
    • configurable reporting cycles.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, NetBSD, FreeBSD, macOS, and Windows.
  • Capabilities aware application (Linux only).

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Trippy contributors
License: Apache License 2.0

trippy in action
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Trippy is written in Rust. Learn Rust with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Alternatives to ping | Alternatives to traceroute

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