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

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What to do if I get ping results for non-existing hosts?

When I am pinging non-existing host like 'zzz' or 'qwerty' I am getting the following result Pinging zzz.kanisa.com [209.62.20.200] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 209.62.20.200: bytes=32 time=...
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What to do if I can't ping my DNS?

On my Windows XP SP3 machine I can only browse (with any browser) by putting in an ip address. If I put in any domain name it doesn't work. Skype and IM work. In command prompt nslookup works to ...
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Ping myself, works with ipv6 not ipv4 in Windows 7

I've tried to solve the following problem with no luck and I need some proffesional help. The following is possible: Ping all computers (that I tried) in the domain without problem. Ping myself ...
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Why can't I ping local ipv6 windows machines from Ubuntu?

If I ping6 external ipv6 hostnames or addresses (e.g. ipv6.google.com) it works, but if I try to ping6 an ipv6 hostname or address it doesn't work. If I ping the same address from a windows machine on ...
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I can get IP address, but I cannot ping through that machine?

There's a machine in one of our domains that I want to ping. The machine's IP address is shown by the side of the machine's fully qualified domain name. So the DNS should be working. But there's no ...
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One website won't load but responds to ping while the “rest of the internet” loads fine

While trying to load the website at wizzair.com, all the browsers I tried fail with a timeout. Every other website I've tried loads normally. This problem appeared "out of the blue" (no changes of ...
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Static ip does not ping from outside my local network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: static IP not ping from outside Hi, I have took a new broadband connection, and I got new static IP. I have 4 linux machine and 1 vista machine and 1 switch. I have ...
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Ubuntu: Linux can browse sites, bash can't even resolve the dns name - Huh!

I've been work on this all day and I'm as mystified as when I started. I have an Ubuntu 10 system. On the desktop I have firefox and a bash shell running. Firefox can see and browse any site (I'm ...
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are you supposed to be able to “ping” specific pages of websites, or just the domain name?

(sorry, i think my jargon is a bit off there, not sure) I'm trying to work out what's going on with my podcasts not downloading properly, to see whether it was my pod-catching software or the ...
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How to troubleshoot ping request time out

I have a Windows 7 and an XP machine connected to a NETGEAR wireless router. Both machines can log into the network and surf the web. Both are connecting wirelessly. I can ping the router from each ...
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Why can't I route to some sites from my MacBook Pro that I can see from my iPad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac OS X traceroute not even reaching router gateway I am on M1 Cable (residential) broadband in Singapore. I have an intermittent problem routing to some sites from my ...
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Why can't I ping a PC on my home network?

Whenever I try to ping another box on my home network, it pings the wrong ip address: C:\Users\Papa>ping macmini Pinging macmini.belkin [208.68.143.55] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 208.68....
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Fast switching between routers?

At home, I have two routers, each one connected to a different ISP. However, they're both really unstable, since ISP A may sometimes stop working for 5 minutes and ISP B has horrible speeds at night. ...
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Write Ping results to a text file

This should be pretty simple but for some reason, my situation is proving to be a bit tricky... I want to save the results of a ping to a text file. To do so, I am using the following command in a ....
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What are ping packets made of?

What exactly are in the packets that are sent via the ping command? I was reading a Wikipedia article about magic numbers and saw this: DHCP packets use a "magic cookie" value of '63 82 53 63' ...
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Can Ping on an iPod Touch cause DNS issues with other devices on the network?

So I was playing with my iPod Touch recently and I accidentally tapped "Ping" while using the iTunes app. The app then went blank and became stuck in a holding pattern, as if it were trying to ...
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How to know if a site accepts ssh connections or not

This site purportedly accepts ssh connections: tigershark.engr.sjsu.edu When I try to ssh into it, I don't get any response. However it responds to pings. How can I tell if this site accepts ssh ...
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cannot connect to some web site through pptp vpn

I have a PPTP VPN service on a Ubuntu server, and when I connect to it, I found I cannot connect to some web site, e.g. live.com. I tried to ping the web site, but failed. So I tried tracert on ...
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Trying to diagnose network problem: ping 127.0.0.1 (or any address) results in error code 1

NIC seems to be working, as windows detects the hardware and has a driver and reports success. DHCP seems to have gotten an ip address, 192.168.1.101. I released and renewed it and it seemed to work ...
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Factors affecting network latency

I frequently maintain a constant connection with some private servers. I need to be connected with very little latency. The servers measure response time (*ping) in milliseconds. What factors come ...
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How does TTL affect my internet connection?

Each day I run pings to test latencies, but TTL is different every day, sometimes higher, sometimes lower. How does this affect my connection? Reply from 209.131.36.159: bytes=32 time=106ms TTL=52 ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro have long ping times over Wi-Fi?

I have been having problems connecting with my Wi-Fi. It is weird, the ping times to the router (<30 feet away) seem to surge, often getting over 10 seconds before slowly coming back down. You can ...
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I can get in, but I can't get out

Like most technical folks, I suppose, I'm my family's primary source of tech support. I'm a developer--not a sysadmin--by trade and tonight I bumped into something I've never seen before. I'm hoping ...
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Mnemonic external IP

When diagnosing networking problems, I ping to: My local IP My gateway IP An external IP An external domain name Usually, when troubleshooting, the internet is unaccessible, then I need to ...
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Ping computername - result format

I am trying PING command on my Windows 7 PC after many months. While doing this, I notice the following result: Ping using computer name: D:\>ping amdwin764 Pinging AMDWIN764 [fe80::ac53:546f:...
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(linux) tool to monitor “quality” of tcp connection?

I am looking for a tool to monitor the quality of a TCP connection. I am trying to describe what I mean: It should be a tool with a client and a server part. The client sends, say, 1kB of data per ...
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Computer can not connect to any shares

Windows 7 64 bit After rebooting my computer i can not access any shares at all.The error is "windows cannot access \tb228dc\" There are shares on the domain i can usually connect to. I can not ...
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Open Port on External Network with VPN

I have a Windows 7 laptop that connects to a network with a VPN. As soon as the laptop connects to the VPN, it becomes unreachable by its physical IP address. The instant it disconnects, it becomes ...
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Navigation problem with all browsers but ping message always has replies?

I had to fix a strange error on a remote computer using Windows Xp, the command ping www.google.com -t always has the replies, but navigating to www.google.com on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, ...
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D-Link router can't ping or reach DSL modem

I'm helping my dad move to Earthlink DSL from dialup. As part of his package they sent a DSL modem (Zylink, or some brand like that) and I'm supplying a D-Link wireless router to act as the PC/modem ...
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Linux 'ping' - Show when timeout occurrs?

Is there a way to make the Linux implementation of 'ping' to act like the Windows implementation in the way that it shows when a timeout occurs. I don't want it to exit, just show a timeout message. ...
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Can't use ping in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t use ping in Ubuntu I'm not sure this question is relevant in this forum, but I really need your helps. I'm using Ubuntu 9.04, and when I do a ping to any ip or ...
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Can't use ping in Ubuntu

I'm not sure this question is relevant in this forum, but I really need your helps. I'm using Ubuntu 9.04, and when I do a ping to any ip or host, what I got were always 100% packet loss. This is ...