Visualizing BGP paths

Dylan Ebner dylan.ebner at
Wed Aug 12 10:38:47 CDT 2009

I have been working on a project to better illustrate for our manages
the provider path data takes when it flows from one of our customers to
our datacenter. I have tried to use trace routes to illustrate the
number of hops data takes, but when I try to show many sources on one
page, it gets fairly messy quickly. I am also less concerned with the
number of hops, and more concerned with the number of providers. 
Does anyone know of a toolset that will take a list of source IP's and a
destination IP and show graphically which as numbers the packets need to
traverse to reach our datacenter? I am thinking of something like this:, but instead of all the
upstreams it would show something like AS16150 -> AS1239 -> AS209 ->

Dylan Ebner

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