A utility available on all operating systems that helps test network connectivity.

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Why “gmail.com” and “www.gmail.com” IPs navigate me to “google.com” homepage?

As you see below I get a ping of www.gmail.com and gmail.com : C:\>ping www.gmail.com Pinging googlemail.l.google.com [74.125.232.149] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 74.125.232.149: bytes=32 ...
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I want to know about ttl time

172.16.0.1: bytes=32 time=18 TTL-61 Suppose this is my ping test here time=18, >18 is better or <18 is better and what is the optimal ttl time should be?
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How to ping by hostname on CentOS

I have 2 PCs running CentOS 7 and they're both connected to a wireless repeater/AP. I have statically set both the IP addresses of the 2 PCs, and they are able to ping each other via IP. I have also ...
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How come I can ping google but not a PC on a different subnet within my campus network?

I am a newbie to the networking world. I know that one cannot ping two PCs connected to different subnets unless you have a router in between. But, I was wondering how come I can ping www.google.com ...
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Sometimes can't ping router

I have a TP Link tl-wr1043nd v1 router with gargoyle 1.6.1 on it. At least once or twice a day, my internet breaks for a couple minutes. When I try to ping the router it will output: PING ...
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Whenever i try to ping some website URL, the ip address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback ip address}

Whenever I try to ping some website URL, the IP address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback IP address} There are many websites : mega.co.nz, 1337x.to & many more I have checked my hosts ...
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Why would wifi router suddenly start having a bad connection for only one of the connected devices?

My home connection consists of two OSX Mavericks laptops connected to a Motorola box that functions both as a wifi router and a cable modem. About a month ago, we started seeing problems. The ...
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How to call a website from pc using a non registered domain name? [duplicate]

Usually When you ping a website (e.g Google.com) it replies with a specific Ip My question is: Is there anyway where you can call a website and replies with an IP you have set manaually like 1.2.3.4 ...
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Ping timeout when downloading

I have a strange behaviour with my router. When I do nothing on my network, all it's ok when I ping it. I tried with 1000 ping and I get: 1000 packets transmitted, 995 packets received, 0.5% ...
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Strange traceroute on home network

In our home network (with a central AVM FritzBox as an internet router and central switch) connection gets lost from time to time to some of the devices. If lost, no ping is possible any more and ...
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Is the any way other then ping to detect internet connection?

I have a rails server (Linux). I can open the site with machine A. Using machine B I just can use ssh port to connect it, but it cannot open the site and the rails server cannot detect the http ...
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CMD record of no reply from ping command

Im writing a script to ping WAPs and Switches within a school and everything on it is running great aside from it will not pipe no responses into a .txt because I have added | FIND "TTL=" This is ...
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Decreasing Latency on App Similar to high frequency trading

I have a bot on a server that accesses information from a website at a very specific time. I want to minimize the time that it takes for their website to get my request and be the first person in line ...
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Networking at home

I have problem with internet connection and I'd like to note, that I don't have big knowledge if this matter. Usually in my home, there are 2 devices using internet (one is wi-fi, another is on ...
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How to speed up Connections to specific websites during peak times

There is a website I use for work that at a specific time loads some information that I need but since everyone is checking at that exact moment their servers slow down. I was told there are ways to ...
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How many packets lost is “affordable” in terms of stable network?

Recently I've been having some issues with my internet connection. My mom complained that internet stops working sometimes and it comes back after a while. It didn't happen to me, but did see it ...
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How to start `mtr` in the d mode? (or: how to send a keypress to a console app)

I love mtr for measuring my internet connections. Unfortunately the mode that I use it in can only be reached by pressing d as far as I know. This is the standard mode, with ping times: This is the ...
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Ping IP address, but not on network

I have a weird thing going on! I can ping this address: xx.x.x.x but it is not on the network because I do netstat -a xx.x.x.x and it tells me that there are no hosts. Perhaps, I do not have that ...
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PING domain is very slow but NSLookup is instant, website takes a long time to appear

My Internet is behaving very strangely the last few days, DNS resolution is very slow, PING domain can take a minute - sometimes the there's no delay for a period of time. PING IP address and ...
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Very high latency caused by router?

I'm getting very high pings (2000-10000ms), and intermittent internet connection when using a wireless router (be it on LAN or WAN). When connecting a desktop directly to the cable modem, there are no ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox host connection issues

im very new to the server world and trying to follow a book which i should be learning about Magento with but it describes a way of setting up a virtual machine using oracles Virtualbox and installing ...
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First ping always fail with “General failure” or “Request timed out”

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and this problem has puzzled me for a while. No matter which address I ping, first ping always fails. Any advice of what to check? Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of ...
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ping repeater at bootup and never stop

I have a wireless repeater which for some reason loves to go into sleep mode all the time, even if it is not supposed to. The manufacturer swears it's not a defect, and when it works, it works great. ...
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OSX: Can NOT ping to the network interface of NAS

Suddenly, I can NOT access NAS using Finder so I tried to do ping to the network interface of NAS with straight cable which is connected to the box directly. But, I could NOT ping to the interface. ...
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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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Can 'ping' requests still be used for a DoS attack?

I was reading this question, and couldn't help noticing this part of one of the answers: On the Internet, ping of death is a denial of service (DoS) attack caused by an attacker > deliberately ...
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Can ping facebook but not access

I live in Canada, and run a windows 8.1 laptop, primarily using Google Chrome version 35.0.1916.153 m. Within the past week, I find myself no longer able to access www.facebook.com with my laptop... ...
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kernel upgrade causes ping to fail

I am facing some strange problem. I compiled the latest linux kernel and used "make localmodconfig" to create my .config file. In the new kernel "ping google.com" does not work. However the following ...
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Network between three guest OS on linux

I need to create a network between three guest OS (ubuntu), one of them have to be smth like router between two others. See scheme below: [A] eth0(ip 1.1.1.1)-->(net1)<--eth0(ip 1.1.1.2) [B] ...
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www0.sun.ac.za replies to pings?

I am working in a hosting environment. I was troubleshooting a dns issue and meant to ping www.sun.ac.za (local town university) and made a typo while specifying the host. I specified www0.sun.ac.za ...
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Cannot connect to or ping network printer

I've just bought my first network printer and I'm having problems setting it up. I've walked through the setup procedure, and it's correctly connected to my home wifi, and it can connect to the ...
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Is it possible to ping an address:port?

I am not into networking, and I have the following question related to the Linux ping command. Can I only ping an address? For example: miner@raspberrypi ~ $ ping onofri.org PING onofri.org ...
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ping -s values on Windows NT 6

Windows NT 6 (Server 2008 R1 32-Bit) offers -s Count : Specifies that the Internet Timestamp option in the IP header is used to record the time of arrival for the Echo Request message and ...
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Unable to ping from local os(operating system) to virtual machine(vm ware) os( both on a same machine).

I am unable to ping from my windows 7 to virtual machine (ubuntu 14) which is installed on the same system or vice versa. But form other system i am able to ping and everything is working fine. What ...
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I can't ping google, local ping is okay, resolv.conf is okay

I use Debian7 image under VMware player for Windows 7. All was okay. Pinging google was okay. But after resuming the Linux machine, something happened with network connection. After some playing with ...
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What is 67.63.55.3?

On my Mac, if I ping a single-word domain, I see: PING asdfsad (67.63.55.3): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 67.63.55.3: icmp_seq=0 ttl=241 time=93.308 ms 64 bytes from 67.63.55.3: icmp_seq=1 ttl=241 ...
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Online computer not responding to pings

I was doing a bit of scanning on my network lately, knew all the hostnames to each computer connected. But whilst pinging one of them ping returned Request timed out.. This is strange as I know the ...
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How to monitor changes in the frequency of network latency spikes over time?

I'm currently trying to troubleshoot an issue with my network in which I get latency spikes up to 200 seconds (normally around 50 secs) in an apparently random way at apparently random moments of the ...
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Can ping localhost but can't browse

I know this is a pretty common question but I did my research and couldn't find a solution for this issue. I'm configuring a development application server and I came to the point where I can ping ...
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Ping results “echo'd” out to a text file on Windows XP machine has unusual character rather than the expected outcome

I have a Windows XP machine on which I would like to ping another machine and send the output to a text file for review at a later date. This is quite a standard question with several answers on this ...
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Ping exit code and python

I am using os.system ("ping 192.168.178.5") command to ping a machine. Funny thing is, I get exit code 0 even if ping fails. How can I get something that tells me the ping failed/host is offline?
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Machines in my local network can ping my machine only if I ping that machine

I have Lenovo G580 laptop with Centos 5.9 installed in it. My machine is accessible by some machines in my network, but many machines(both windows and linux) are not able to access my machine. But ...
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Ping of 2 VMs does not work

I installed 2 VMs on a VirtualBox. I used Host Only NetWorking and NAT. VM 1: Windows XP with the following network settings: VM 2: Ubuntu Server 11.04. Network Settings: when I ping a given VM ...
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Can only ping on LAN, not internet

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to a router on the 192.168.3 subnet. This router is connected to another router via the first router's modem port, so the 192.168.3 router has access ...
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Can't ping printer on one computer, can on the other

I'm trying to ping a printer with a manual IP address of 192.168.1.5 on a 192.168.1.0/24 network. I have two computers and a printer with the following ip settings: Windows 8: IP: 192.168.1.100 ...
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Ubuntu: Gateway does not forward broadcast PING

I try to set up a test environment using Ubuntu VMs to generate IDS data for the Smurf attack. For that I need broadcast PING to work. The setup is pretty simple. There is a victim network and an ...
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Loopback address set for facebook and youtube

I have Windows 7 laptop. I can not access facebook and youtube. It is a office laptop and Symantec Antivirus is installed with centralize management. If I ping both the site like : ping ...
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Why does it take longer to ping by hostname than by IP address?

I've noticed that pinging by hostname is slower than using the IP address. For example, in the Linux command line: $ time ping google.com -c 1 PING google.com (150.101.213.160) 56(84) bytes of data. ...
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From where does I get a reply if I ping broadcast address 255.255.255.255 from a router

When I do a ping to the broadcast address, I get reply from self-loopback 127.0.0.1. Is this scenario correct or should I get reply from the longest-prefix IP? ping 255.255.255.255 PING ...
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Why can I only ping if my command prompt is running as Administrator?

I have a problem where, if I open a command prompt and try to ping a server, it gives me the following error: PING: transmit failed. General failure. However, if I run the command prompt as ...