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

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Ping between two Linux systems via an intermediate Linux fails

I have a simple network with three Linux systems running CentOS 2.6. Linux 1 (eth1: 192.138.14.1/24) | | (eth4: 192.138.14.4/24) Linux 2 (eth2: 192.138.4.3/24) ...
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Using IPv6 link-local addresses to ping between VMs in internal VirtualBox network

I'd like to test this network configuration in fully virtualized enviroment, while I don't have access to physical lab. I am using 2 VM Guest machines (Guest OS is Archlinux), each configured with ...
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How do I extract the IP Address from a successful ping command?

With a lot of help from another user I was able cut characters out of a single output from CMD. I then added my next part of code from where he left me with variable _3octet. My code is scanning all ...
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How can I make my routers interconnected?

I work in a small business that has seven of the same routers around the building, which means seven SSIDs. What I am wondering is, is there anyway to make them interconnected so that they can ...
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Destination host unreachable when using ping<hostname> but no issue with ping <ipaddress>

I have 6 VMs with CentOS called n1, n2, n3, n4, n5, lnx-app1 with the below IP addresses: n1.xyz.com = 10.10.100.101 n2.xyz.com = 10.10.100.102 n3.xyz.com = 10.10.100.103 n4.xyz.com = 10.10.100.104 ...
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Can ping external IP but not internal

I have a home network and access a desktop computer from my laptop (both Win 10) using Remote Desktop. This is using an internal IP 192.168.0.XXX. Most of the time it works fine but a few times a day ...
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How to use /k to keep a command prompt shortcut from closing?

I am trying to make a shortcut that will run the following command with the following switches. The window closes before the command can run long enough. I want to know where to put the /k in the ...
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Vmware guests high ping times

My host server is Debian 7 running Vmware Workstation 12 PRO. I experience high ping times sometimes to guests: 64 bytes from 10.0.0.50: icmp_req=2198 ttl=64 time=0.255 ms 64 bytes from 10.0.0.50: ...
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Why can I ping machines using the .local suffix, but not without?

My local network uses a .lan suffix. I would rather not use any suffix at all, but apparently pfSense doesn't permit this. I am running Windows, MacOS and Linux systems on this lan. Most of my ...
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Getting LITERALLY constant ping spikes, restarting router doesn't seem to help, no rootkits detected. Any other possible errors?

These are how the ping spikes look like. While I can't find rootkits in my initial search, another possible solution is for me to monitor the network for any strong bandwidth presence. Is there ...
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DNS considerations on a linux router ( tracert, dns, local dns and ping latency )

I have a complex question it seems. I want to know why is it that when i run the tracert command from my Windows PC going through my linux router it takes 4 pings to jump to the next hop of the ...
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Varying TTL on LAN

I've got a wireless router behind a router-modem. If I ping my router-modem (TWO hops), all seems well : robut@host:~$ ping 172.X.X.36 PING 172.X.X.36 (172.X.X.36) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes ...
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What ping ping localhost does?

While I was working I made a typo and I did execute ping ping localhost and I got PING localhost.localdomain (127.0.0.1) 56(124) bytes of data. with 100% packet loss. Obviously, if I type ping ...
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Cannot ping FQDN, but can ping IP and can update

Ubuntu 14.04 on machine behind a router and switch along with numerous other devices. Nothing is behind the server at this point (though everything used to be, thus the two interfaces configured as ...
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Ping a VMware virtual computer

I have a virtual machine (VMware fusion 8) running Windows 10 with bridge connexion. I have a second computer on the same network but I can't ping my virtual machine. The VM has an IP address but I ...
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Ubuntu ping/search not working

I'm new to Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm trying to ping Google to see if I can reach the outside world. I have searched, but I can't figure out the problem. I'm connecting via my wireless router, not a ...
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Printing result of Ping in Yes or No form in a Text File

I want to print the result of ping in a Yes or No form. If we are getting reply than print Yes in a file or else No. [test.txt=>Input File hassan1.txt=>Output File ] @echo off for /f "tokens=*" %%a ...
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Can't access some websites on Mac, but can access on iPad. Same network

When I try to access some of my sites (e.g. http://mono.company) I get a connection timeout. This only happens when I try to access sites that are on a certain server. On the same WiFi network, when ...
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host win10 can ping guest centos6 but centos6 cannot ping win10?

I use Wifi at home and my Virtualbox network mode is bridge adapter + promiscuous centos 6 network information is Winows10 can ping guest centos6 and I can use secureCRT to conncet to ...
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Cannot Access My Computer Over LAN

I cannot even ping my computer from another device inside LAN. I've tried the followings: Turned on Network Discovery, File&Printer Sharing, Folder Sharing from Network and Sharing Center ...
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Windows 10 can't resolve hostnames - ping with IP works but not with hostname

Facts: The browser doesn't load any pages, whether they are addressed with IP or hostname. ping google.com doesn't work, returning Ping request could not find host google.com. ping 216.58.209.78 ...
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Why does the same ping command behave completely different on two systems?

The Software Ubuntu Server: ubuntu@server: $ cat /etc/*-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=wily DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 15.10" NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="15.10 (Wily ...
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Can't Ping other local ips on l2tp vpn connection, getting: ping: sendmsg: No such device

I have setup an l2tp client using xl2tp to connect to an l2tp vpn server. The server connection requires that the connection be setup WITHOUT ipsec. So I have set up a basic xl2tp connection. The ...
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Save Ping + time Output in a text file

I want to made a bat file that made to me a report with ping every 1 second + the time and date. I use Windows 7 . I tried to read here but doesn't help to me. Thanks !!
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Ping not working as expected

This is kind of a follow up to this question. My goal in the end is to use my Raspberry Pi 1 Model B to log whenever the Internet connection goes down, and for how long. I tried doing that with the ...
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GNU/Linux ping: Disable timestamps

All Echo and Echo Reply packets include an 8-byte timestamp in the data field. How do I turn that off? I cannot find the appropriate -T option. I want to enforce a purely random payload. I'm using ...
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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PC cannot ping anything but some applications can browse

One PC on my network cannot ping anything. Here is the relevant troubleshooting information I've been able to gather so far: Windows firewall is off on this PC. It CAN resolve DNS to obtain IP ...
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VPN used for gaming

I'm trying to set up a VPN so I can play LAN games over the interent with friends... but I don't really want to use hamachi, because I'd like to learn about how it all works, and set it up myself. So ...
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Unable to ping Computers connected to two different Access Points of the same router

I have a D-Link wireless router with four ethernet ports. I have two Wireless Access Points enabled on my router. If I connect say PC1 and PC2 to two of the ethernet ports it can ping each other. If ...
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Virtual WiFI adapter high ping to clients

good day all I created a Virtual Hotspot but all connected clients have ping looking like this Reply from 192.168.0.4: bytes=32 time=206ms TTL=64 Reply from 192.168.0.4: bytes=32 time=121ms TTL=64 ...
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ping across broadcast domains

(non native english poster) As I was trying to test the way ARP resolves the IP addresses on the layer 2, I have set up a host (H1) with a fix IP having the following address inet 192.168.0.123/16 ...
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Is a difference of 0.6ms in ping times going to have a measurable impact to data transfer?

I'm benchmarking our app across the various desktop pc's we have in our organisation. Our application is network-heavy (all processing is done server-side). I'm trying to interpret how much of the ...
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DOS attacks using cmd and protection against them

After finding someones ip you can easily send pings to them to make DOS attacks. Me and my friend tried to make a defense against them and wanted to know how a low level attacker can send this DOS ...
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Linux Virtual machine can't ping Google, while Host can do it

Assumptions: You have a Windows 7 Ultimate as your host. You have a Linux Kali 2 as a VMWare Workstation virtual machine on this host. Your network adapter is bridged on the VMWare(Version 10.0.3). ...
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Facebook URL timeout but ip works

This is a really weird case I came across and I was wondering if somebody could explain to me how and why this happened. Suddenly last night Facebook stopped being accessible. When I tried to access ...
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Internet Connection timing out If I don't stream video online

I have a problem with my broadband connection because it's always timing out until I accidentally discovered that it will stabilize once I play online videos like youtube.. Please see image attached ...
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Is there any legitimate reason for duplicate ping packets over a single hop?

I'm doing a single hop to a WiFi AP. There's only one AP serving this SSID, and I'm pinging it directly, and getting hilarity like: 64 bytes from 192.168.1.0: icmp_seq=87 ttl=32 time=112.501 ms 64 ...
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Why I can access internet using Tor browser but not from any other browser?

I'm using internet through local reseller that uses mikrotik server. Some times like now I can browse internet using Tor browser but not from any other browser. I want to know why may that happen ? ...
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Windows can resolve hostname via ping but Linux/OSX cannot

I have an unknown device in my network that behaves weirdly and I'd appreciate some help on this topic. Under my Windows machine I am able to ping the hostname lmachine.0 and get the corresponding IP ...
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How is an all 1's Broadcast in CIDR handled?

I'm confused how CIDR broadcasts work when using the all 1's address (255.255.255.255). From my early (Classful networking days), I recall that ping 255.255.255.255 from a machine on a Classful ...
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How do I ping localhost using IPv6?

I'm trying to understand IPv6 better. Firstly, I try ifconfig, and I get the following: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr XXXXXXX inet addr:X.X.X.X Bcast:X.X.X.X Mask:XXXXXXXXX ...
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Can't ping on CentOS when second adapter in virtualbox is enabled

When enabling second adapter for host-only, I cannot ping annymore it tells me unknown host but if I ping with the IP address it just works. so the problem is when I want to install a software via YUM ...
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Ping doesn't work on non-root user

Ping doesn't work on a non-root user. [ethan@EthanPC yaourt]$ ping -c 3 www.bing.com ping: unknown host www.bing.com [root@EthanPC yaourt]# ping -c 3 www.bing.com PING any.edge.bing.com ...
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Can I ping my ISP directly?

When I'm having Internet connection issues and I want to figure out how far I get, it would be really neat to know how I could find out if the connection between me and my ISP is okay. At the moment ...
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MAMP PRO and local DNS

I have a local DNS on a Synology and a MAMPRO on a Mac. I develop locally on the Mac and I want now to give access to the website from local network (by VPN). With a nslookupthe DNS indicated the ...
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Ping multiple domains from file and out only desired IP

Need bash script to ping multiple domains from file and output just domains with adress ip : 1.2.3.4 exemple (domains.txt): www.google.com support.mozilla.com stackexchange.com support.mozilla.com ...
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Disable ping on Windows (not block)

How can I disable Windows ping from replying? Is there a service I can kill? I don't want to block it via a firewall, as I can my own ping service running (custom application). tia.
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Can't ping using both wlan0 and eth0

I'm currently connected with wifi (wlan0) and with my Ethernet cable plugged (eth0). The following command ping -I eth0 www.google.com has no packets loss, but pinging with eth0 ping -I wlan0 ...
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Ping file command

I am trying to figure out an internet issue. Our IT company has created a file that appears to continually ping google. So I opened the log and they are now saying we corrupted the file, however, all ...