PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Count Hops to Server

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to count hops to a server.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question On my computer running running Windows 8.1, how can I use Windows PowerShell to verify
          the number of hops to my server?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Test-NetConnection function and the –TraceRoute parameter,
          specify the server name, choose the TracerOut property, and get the count:

(Test-NetConnection -TraceRoute -ComputerName "www.contoso.com").traceroute.count 


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