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general:how-to-choose-the-best-datacenter [2019/04/29 13:37]
Jonathan K. W. [Table]
general:how-to-choose-the-best-datacenter [2019/10/11 14:01] (current)
Karson N.
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 If you are testing from a cPanel server, then you may need to enable traceroute in that server via WHM >> Home »Security Center »Traceroute Enable/​Disable. ((https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​70Docs/​Traceroute+Enable+Disable)) The following indicates a server with Traceroute enabled. ​ If you are testing from a cPanel server, then you may need to enable traceroute in that server via WHM >> Home »Security Center »Traceroute Enable/​Disable. ((https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​70Docs/​Traceroute+Enable+Disable)) The following indicates a server with Traceroute enabled. ​
  
-{{:​general:​enable-disable-traceroute.png?​direct&​1200|}}+{{:​general:​enable-disable-traceroute.png?​nolink&​1200|}}
  
 ===== Traceroute/​Tracert ===== ===== Traceroute/​Tracert =====
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 The successful output will resemble the following: The successful output will resemble the following:
  
-{{:​general:​traceroute-output.png?​direct&​1200|}}+{{:​general:​traceroute-output.png?​nolink&​1200|}}
  
 On Microsoft Windows, it is named tracert and can be accessed via Windows Start >> Command Prompt. ​ If you are using macOS, you can access traceroute via its Network Utilities. ((https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​CKB/​How+to+Run+the+traceroute+and+ping+Commands#​79b75aec5bf34e7cac0ffb79beae1e54)) ((https://​support.apple.com/​en-us/​HT202790)) On Microsoft Windows, it is named tracert and can be accessed via Windows Start >> Command Prompt. ​ If you are using macOS, you can access traceroute via its Network Utilities. ((https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​CKB/​How+to+Run+the+traceroute+and+ping+Commands#​79b75aec5bf34e7cac0ffb79beae1e54)) ((https://​support.apple.com/​en-us/​HT202790))
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 This command is available on unix-like systems via the command line and on Windows via Windows Start >> Command Prompt. ​ If you are using macOS, you can access ping via its Network Utilities. ​ ((https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​CKB/​How+to+Run+the+traceroute+and+ping+Commands#​79b75aec5bf34e7cac0ffb79beae1e54)) ((https://​support.apple.com/​en-us/​HT202790)) This command is available on unix-like systems via the command line and on Windows via Windows Start >> Command Prompt. ​ If you are using macOS, you can access ping via its Network Utilities. ​ ((https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​CKB/​How+to+Run+the+traceroute+and+ping+Commands#​79b75aec5bf34e7cac0ffb79beae1e54)) ((https://​support.apple.com/​en-us/​HT202790))
  
-{{:​general:​pingoutput.png?​direct&700|}}+{{:​general:​pingoutput.png?​nolink&700|}}
  
 ===== Download Speed ===== ===== Download Speed =====
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 You will need to replace the //file// with the actual URL of the file that is being tested. This can be found by left-clicking on the "​Download Test File" link in the Knownhost file links above and then selecting the option to copy the link location. You will then replace the file with the link location you just copied. Here is the result of my test to the Texas location: You will need to replace the //file// with the actual URL of the file that is being tested. This can be found by left-clicking on the "​Download Test File" link in the Knownhost file links above and then selecting the option to copy the link location. You will then replace the file with the link location you just copied. Here is the result of my test to the Texas location:
  
-{{:​general:​wgetresultstx.png?​direct&​1200|}}+{{:​general:​wgetresultstx.png?​nolink&​1200|}}
  
  
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 Here are the results of the location that is geographically furthest away from me: Here are the results of the location that is geographically furthest away from me:
  
-{{:​general:​curl-customformat-output.png?​direct&​1000|}}+{{:​general:​curl-customformat-output.png?​nolink&​1000|}}
  
 That's not bad for the connection having to cross the ocean and travel to the other side of the globe! That's not bad for the connection having to cross the ocean and travel to the other side of the globe!
general/how-to-choose-the-best-datacenter.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/11 14:01 by Karson N.