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

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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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Ping fails to find host but NSLookup resolves okay

We have an intermittent problem on Windows 8 whereby Ping fails to find the host but NSLookup resolves it correctly. Ping host1 - fails with ping could not find host Ping host1.domain.local - also ...
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Stopping PING requests on my home router

I can imagine that somehow not responding to PINGs from WAN would be an ok idea regarding home network security. But can there be any down-sides to this? I imagine games implement their own PINGs, so ...
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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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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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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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Why does the PING command in my batch file execute in a loop?

I created a .BAT file in Windows 7 that has the following line: PING XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -t (XXX replaces the actual IP number). However, when I double click on this batch file, I can see the PING ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Pinging a machine on my local network gets an 'unreachable' response from my own IP address?

Edit for future readers who get here from google: This question is now the top google result when searching for 'destination host unreachable from my own ip address'. If that's how you got here, then ...
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puzzling DNS behaviour (ubuntu)

(All IPs and names have been censored, hopefully) This morning we had some connectivity problems in one of our servers. It turns out that changing our connection configuration to be IP-based (not ...
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How can one machine ping another, but the reverse ping doesn't work

I've got two VMware Workstation virtual machines running ... Virtual A can ping the host laptop most of the time, other real machines on my home network all of the time, but it gets a "request timed ...
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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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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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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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Linux Ping: Show time out

How can I make the Linux ping to show the requests 'time out' instead of omitting the output? Just like the Windows version of 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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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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no response when I ping my website, but I can still access it?

Sorry, this may be a dumb question, but I noticed something weird when I went to terminal and typed ping -o mysite.com and I get the message... Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 but when I visit my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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TP-Link router (TD-W8951ND) super high ping

I'm using the router mentioned in the title and I'm having a connection issue: from time to time my connection starts lagging very hard and becomes basically unusable. I'm connected through wi-fi. ...
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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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what does it mean if nslookup and ping fail to resolve a host name but tracert does not?

This problem concerns an internal DNS server that for some reason sometimes fails to resolve the host names of some machines on the network. When it fails to resolve a host name, and this can happen ...
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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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CentOS 7 can't ping from server

I'm having a Strange issue with CentOS 7. I have my server setup with 2 NICs a private network and a public network. I'm able to ping the server on both the private and public IP. But I cannot ping ...
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WiFi funny business => “One” machine can ping “the other” but “the other” cannot ping “one.” “The other” can browse “one” in explorer

So I'm at work and I need my private server (my personal laptop) to communicate with my team's assigned machines. I had Hamachi approved as a solution by all of our stakeholders only to have IT ...
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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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High latency/ping to local gateway WHILE STREAMING [wireless]

Recently I've become fed up with my wireless internet and want to identify the problem. I don't have a patch cord yet to test a direct connection but so far every computer I've tested has reported ...
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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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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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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 ...
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How can I see my ping on the Windows 7 taskbar? [duplicate]

For the purpose of playing online games, I'd like to have some sort of display on the taskbar showing the ping times to a particular server. Is there a way to set this up? (I'm hoping to avoid writing ...
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DNS lookup is slow but only in terminal (linux)

It seems I have a DNS problem, although I'm not really sure. When browsing the internet, everything is fast and fine. But when using a terminal, things start getting weird. When I ping ...
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Can ping 8.8.4.4 but not 8.8.8.8

I'm on a windows 8.1 laptop, and when I ping 8.8.8.8 the request times out, but 8.8.4.4 works fine. I tried restarting, resetting the network adapter, reconnecting, but it still doesn't work. tracert ...
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Why do I get these latency spikes in games? How do I fix them?

http://pastebin.com/VkisYYMw Results of ping to a LoL server, results are similar to a Dota 2 server. As you can see, the ping flares up going as high as 500 to 600 ms at times. I have tried ...
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Cannot ping a computer but can ssh, ftp, http, etc. to it

I have a small computer that I mainly use as a file server, web server, and just general purpose server computer. It is running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS. This computer is at my parents' home while ...
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Can I ping a host that has disabled the ICMP Ping option?

I need to know if it's possible to compare and test how fast is an IP (ie: any web or game server) relative to my location (in terms of network latency), even if they have disabled ICMP/Ping requests ...