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

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Can't access server using hostname from other PCs on the local network (OEL6)

I have an Oracle Linux 6.6 Server, namely oradb12c. I cannot ping, reach, connect this machine from local network using its hostname, but I can ping, reach etc it from local network using its ip ...
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Can't browse steampowered.com

Surface Pro 3 i5 4GB RAM, Windows 8.1 Chrome 41.0.2272.101 m When I open the steam store or other steam sites (e.g. steam community) it takes absolutely ages to load. This carries over to steam ...
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can't ping, can't browse, just one site, not dns

Ok this is a new one for me cuz i can NOT browse and also NOT ping and it's just one site but the site is up and it happens from 3 different computers (all windows 7) behind my router-cable_modem. ...
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Pinging different IP address than what I entered

Can anyone please explain why CMD pings a different IP address than the one I am searching for?
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Automatically start machine if another fails [migrated]

Is it possible to get a backup server (machine) to automatically start if the main server (machine) fails (i.e. does not longer respond to ping, or something). We're talking physical servers, not ...
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Mikrotik RB 951 unable to ping LAN and Internet

My Mikrotik RB951 has the ether1 interface configured as a DHCP client and connected to the LAN DHCP server. It gets served IP address automatically but is unable to ping other devices in the LAN and ...
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lose connection in one way on local network without firewall windows server 2008 r2

we have 2 computers in our local network a few day ago we encounter an wired problem sometime network connectivity from computer one to computer two lose and we can't ping computer two from computer ...
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Occasionally got “Request timed out” when trying to do ping test on a LAN server. What likely will be the cause?

I want to troubleshoot what causing the connection unstable between workstation and server in a LAN. When i try do the ping test, the reply sometime “Request timed out.” Any idea what likely the cause ...
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Ping a device over a NAT [closed]

In my home-Lan I can ping every connected device and receive an answer. If I go to my university and I connect to it by wifi (having user and password), I can't ping anyone (they don't answer). I ...
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Pinging a cellular router

I have a cellular router that currently has a 3G SIM card plugged into it. I'd like to be able to access the devices behind my router by sending and receiving data over cellular WAN. As a first step, ...
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Why would RDP only work while pinging the machine?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that I can successfully ping at any point. However I can only connect to it via RDP while also pinging it - if it isn't being pinged, the RDP connection will time out. ...
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wifi connected laptops high ping inside lan older computer ok newer computer no

interesting one, when on wifi my computer is an older laptop I ping to another older laptop pings are good time= single digits but when I ping other newer laptop pings not good time= mostly 3 digits. ...
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Ping times on constrained systems

I have got 2 laptops (a, b), a raspberry pi (c), and another embedded system (d) connected to an Ethernet switch. There are some differences in the ping times. a pings b: 0.578 ms a pings c: 1.1 ms ...
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VirtualBox guest can be pinged fine but pings with high packet loss

I've got a VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server running on an OS X Mountain Lion host. The host is hooked up with both wired and wireless and therefore has two IPs; the guest is configured to use ...
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Two program on different VMs experience reply timeouts unless pinging

I've encountered a very odd issue. I've got 2 VMs, each running an identical program (a pub/sub middleware). The programs have to communicate by sending an event from and to each other. The program ...
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how does ping -W work

I want to try to use ping to detect if a server goes down. So the idea was to have something ping forever, and then if ping ever timed out( -W flag) it would return and I'd be able to detect it. But ...
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Using the Ping command with VLAN IP's

I created a new VLAN IP for a machine using vconfig add eth0 22 Then I did a: ifconfig eth0.22 192.168.3.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 up`. After this, when I do a ping 192.168.3.2 it's successful. ...
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How come I can't ping a computer on the same network?

I use a MacBook Pro (Retina), and using my old MacBook Pro, I can ping my MacBook Pro (Retina) successfully. And I can also ping my MacBook Pro from my MacBook Pro (Retina) successfully (all in the ...
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How come I can ping only certain computers and not others?

I use a Macbook Pro Retina, and using my old Macbook Pro, I can ping my retina successfully, and I can also ping my Macbook Pro from my retina successfully (all in the same network). However, I can't ...
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How can I ping computers on another network?

I can successfully ping a computer on the same wireless network as me using the ping command in Terminal, however when I try to ping computers on outside wireless networks using their external IP ...
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Router occasionally “loses” connection to another router

I have a problem with one router occasionally dropping all traffic and then resuming normal operation. I have two routers: R1. Inner router. ASUS RT-AC66U router, 192.168.1.1 R2. Outer router. ...
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Wired connection in university dormitory delivers wildly erratic, usually awful ping for gaming services, what's going on and what can I do?

I've been in attendance at this uni for a few years and have always had troubles with online gaming here. I've contacted the IT department multiple times, but usually they just write up a support ...
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Unable to ping my wireless laptops

Im new and currently learning networking so bear with me. I been pulling my hair for weeks trying to ping my laptops. I got a netcomm wireless router where it has two desktop computer connected to ...
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Can't ping a host on local WiFi network with Apple's Mac as WiFi Hotspot

I've set up a local network in my home using Mac as a WiFi hotspot. I've connected a Ubuntu laptop and an Android device to this network. The set-up works fine, but when I try to ping my Android ...
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I can ping computer on a another subnet but not vice versa

So I got two routers in my house one wireless(192.168.0.1) and another wired(192.168.20.1), I got my laptop(192.168.0.101) hooked up to my wireless router and my desktop(192.168.20.5) on wired router. ...
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Connectivity from different network segment

I have 3 machines 10.10.3.1 Windows # srv1 10.10.3.2 Lubuntu # srv2 10.10.200.1 Windows #cli1 network masks are 255.255.255.240 I can succesfully ping from cli1 to srv1 srv1 to srv2 srv2 to ...
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Fully understanding ping

I've set a static IP on an Intel edison which I believe ties it to a specific router. To test I ping from another PC also connected to the same router. My confusion is in the messages received I ...
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traceroute dropping in between for some systems

In my office there are multiple computers running on windows 7. there is one endpoint which can be accessed only from some systems(all system are in the same network). The endpoint is something like ...
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Need to ping a Device by Hostname on my network

How do I ping by hostname? I have an Audio Video control system attached to our corporate network. All devices are set to DHCP including my laptop running Win7. All in the same subnet. I can ping all ...
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Guest with static IP - slow internet connection, random pings

I have Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine with static ip and bridged network. Internet connection on host is wireless and most of the time works well, but sometimes it is a little bit slower too, but not ...
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Ping not working between two devices when going trough a switch with nothing else connected

(Apologies in advance if this is misplaced here. I'm trying to integrate a NAS into my network and have multiple problems. This is one of several questions that I'm planning to ask about this here.) ...
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Network connection interrupts “ping transmit failed, general failure”

I have a headscratcher right here. Normally I can fix my own network issues with help of googling, but with this one I have no idea where to begin. I recently moved places where I had to create a new ...
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I can ping facebook but get a time out error

Yesterday I was on facebook: no problems I can get on with my phone but not on my PC. I've tried other browsers. I am on a home PC POS Windows Vista machine. I have flushed DNS and I can ping ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN “ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted”

So, here it goes. I'm currently using the AnyConnect client to get connected to a VPN. However, since about three or four days ago, I keep getting this annoying error. When I connect I have access to ...
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Can't Ping Ubuntu Guest from Windows 7 Host

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Workstation on a Windows 7 Host. I can ping my Host from within the Ubuntu VM, but cannot ping the other way. Firewall is disabled on the Ubuntu Guest.... Any ...
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Consistant Ping Spikes on default gateway

About a week or so ago we switched our internet from Verizon DSL to Time Warner Cable's cable internet. It was working great until this weekend, when my brother and I started experiencing regular ping ...
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How can I determine the IP of a remote host in a shell script?

I have an IP alias that switches between two hosts depending on the host's availability. (This is a very large network and the switch is done externally of local control.) I need to determine when ...
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Using fping to find convergence times

I am trying to use fping command (fping -A -c 10 -D -e -p 500 < target) in order to determine the convergence time of a changing route; in other words, the amount of time between successful pings ...
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How to analyze mtr data

When I use to have latency issue with my hosting server I use to send mtr report to support so they can analyze and tell me if there is any issue at my end or their servers. Now, I am running with ...
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I can tracert to an IP address, but not ping it

On Windows, if I tracert to Google I get the following; C:\Users\Dave>tracert -d -w 100 www.google.com Tracing route to www.google.com [216.58.220.100] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 <1 ms ...
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CentOS Virutal Machine is unable to PING the Gateway

I've installed a CentOS Virutal Machine on the following hypervisor - VMWare Workstation 8 All of a sudden this morning , I'm unable to PING my gateway. I can PING the same gateway from the host ...
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AIRCEL Huawei E303S Datacard Windows 8.1 Issue

My network provider is Aircel and I have a HUAWEI E303S Data Card. The first time I installed Aircel's Dashboard and connected, it worked fine. Webpages were opening and ping commands on command ...
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IPv6 unreachable until restart interface

IPv6 works just well in most time, but everyday 's midnight, our network is cut up by school to force us go to bed, and recovered at next day 's 6am. This is done, in my guess, by justing power off ...
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Ping all machines using the same software [closed]

I want to make a software that can make connections to other computers that use the same software. (within a subnetwork) But I am stuck on how to make such a software that can ping its subnetwork and ...
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iptables INPUT command

On a ubuntu1, this is iptables command: sudo iptables -A INPUT -p icmp -j DROP so on the other computer (xp1) I can not ping the ubuntu1.So this is OK. But On ubutnu I [[ can ]] ping xp1. and I ...
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Unable to ping between two virtual machines

I've two virtual machines in virtual box which I've configured with quagga. I'm trying to do a ping between them but I don't get response. Here are the zebra, ospf and bgp files: Router 1: ! ...
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Getting lots of pings between two routers on shared Wi-Fi. Why is it happening, and can I prevent it?

My apartment complex has a shared Wi-Fi network. There are two Cisco Meraki MR62 access points on each building, and my MacBook periodically switches between them; which is annoying because it drops ...
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Can't ping my own computer from my server

I've setup an AWS server, and I can ssh into it from my home computer and everything acts normally. On the server, I can ping to any external website (i.e. google, cnn, reddit), but I can't ping my ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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what could stop windows7 from pinging a certain device?

We have a strange problem: Device 109: Laptop Win7 Device 108: Epson WF2010 Printer Device 100: PC-Tower Win7 Device 001: Router Network is wireless 192.168.2.0 Subnet is 255.255.255.0 100 can ...