By Vlad Alexa
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Vtrace is a visual traceroute application that shows* a list of the network servers from your machine to a target ip address or hostname and it attempts to place each to their corresponding location on a map.
*The ability to show and determine hops depends on your network's routing policies, if the packets are filtered no hops can be determined.
What's New in Version 1.1
added progress bar
App won’t recognize loc services are on
Keeps telling me I did not allow Location to be used even though I did. Worse, there are no prefs to go in and toggle it to make sure it was set. System prefs show the app has been allowed access to location so this is an app error.
Need to have a DNS or PTR to use...
This tool is usless for me. You need to have a PTR record or DNS record associated tot he test ip to start the test. Many times, I only have an IP and the hops within the traceroute will tell me what I need to know as far as location. I wasted my money….