How to Download and Use VisualRoute 2010 for Network Troubleshooting
VisualRoute 2010 is a software application that helps users to identify network problems and analyze network performance. It allows visualizing network performance and routing, detecting bottlenecks, and locating the source of connection problems. It also provides traceroute analysis, ping plotting, reverse DNS lookup, and Whois lookup tools to help identify and troubleshoot network issues.
In this article, we will show you how to download and use VisualRoute 2010 for network troubleshooting.
How to Download VisualRoute 2010
VisualRoute 2010 is available for Windows and Mac OS X platforms. You can download it from the official website[^1^] or from other trusted sources[^3^] [^4^]. The download size is about 4.4 MB.
VisualRoute 2010 has four editions: Lite, Personal, Business, and SupportPro. The Lite edition is free for non-business use and has limited features. The other editions require a license key to unlock the full functionality. You can try any edition for 15 days with a free trial[^2^].
To install VisualRoute 2010, you need to have Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.7u25 or later installed on your computer. Note that VisualRoute 2010 is only compatible with 32-bit Java. You also need to have at least 1 GB of memory, 150 MB of disk space, and a 1.5 GHz processor.
How to Use VisualRoute 2010 for Network Troubleshooting
VisualRoute 2010 has a user-friendly interface that consists of customizable split windows. Each window provides specific information about the domain or IP address under study:
A world map showing the location of each segment of the network path
A list of IP addresses, owners' whois data, segmental response time, and ping
A graph of ping response time and packet loss
A summary of network performance and problem analysis
To use VisualRoute 2010 for network troubleshooting, you need to enter the domain name or IP address of the target website or device in the input box and click on the Trace button. VisualRoute 2010 will then perform a traceroute test and display the results in the windows.
You can use VisualRoute 2010 to test the connection of your computer to any web server, IP address, or network device. You can also use it to test the connection of a remote agent (SupportPro edition only) to any web server or IP address.
VisualRoute 2010 can help you to:
Identify the source of connection problems and latency issues
Determine the physical and geographical location of servers and routers
View the contact information of the ISP on each segment of the network path
Perform reverse DNS lookup and Whois lookup on any IP address or domain name
Analyze the network performance and routing efficiency
Detect network bottlenecks and packet loss
VisualRoute 2010 is a convenient and powerful tool for network troubleshooting. It can help you to diagnose and resolve network problems faster and easier than most other tools. ec8f644aee