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

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Is there a way to use a service to lower your latency?

There is this service wtfast that claims it can lower your ping in some games. Is this true? How it works?
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High jitter while pinging access point

I need some help diagnosing temporary pauses and Internet Jitter. I'm not sure if it is a network problem, an OS issue, or something else. My internet speed is fast, but its fluctuating, sometimes ...
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Ping works when initiated from one node, but not from the other

I have two remote nodes on different networks. No node has a route for the other node network, so default gateways should be activated. Node 1 has the correct default gateway that enables the ...
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From where do 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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ipv6 ping host got destination host unreachable until run tcpdump

At first (all computer booted) when I ping the gateway (linux computer, two network cards(one is usb)) from a windows computer, I got: "Destination host unreachable", but when I run "tcpdump -i ...
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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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can't ping hostname from opensuse bind server

I have two virtual machines one is an Opensuse 11.2 configured as a BIND server, the other machine is a Fedora 20 configured as a dns client to the Opensuse machine, both have static ip configured. ...
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I can ping all website except those controlled by Google

Normally I can ping and get a reply from google/youtube, but during high traffic periods in the country and when many devices are being used simultaneously at home, I don't get a response. When this ...
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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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One-sided ping between two HostOSs in vbox

I am running HostOS Win8 which is 192.168.1.3. I also have two other devices connected with .1 and .2. On my HostOS there are 2 Virtual Machines. GuestOS WinXP which is 192.168.1.11 and GuestOS Linux ...
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Slow ping times when adding new device to home network

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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Cant ping to computer but reverse ping can

So Computer 1 can ping to computer 2 but reverse it can't Setup : router A (192.168.0.xxx) 255.255.255.0 > Router B (192.168.1.xxx) 255.255.255.0 So computer1 on Router B can ping to computer2 on ...
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Packet Loss during Ping

I'd like to know what causes Packet Loss in this case. Either a Machine is ONLINE & all the packets are received or its OFFLINE and none of the packets are received.So unless there was some ...
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Ping “requested timed out” when pinging one box to other in hypervisior internal network

I am running a windows 7 box and centos box on hypervisior connected to a hyperV switch with internal network configuration. The subnet for them is 192.168.0.0/24 . The windows 7 has another nic ...
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Full internet connectivity but ping fails

Using Windows 8.1 Professional with a USB wireless adapter(TP-LINK Archer T4U), I have full internet connectivity yet all ping calls fail with "Request timed out". Onboard Wifi is disabled at the ...
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Can't ping over VPN from Virtual Machine in Azure

I've setup a VPN connection from Azure to my local network. I can ping an Azure machine from my local network, but cannot ping a local machine from my Azure network. I've got the firewall on my ...
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Interface can see ARP packets but can't see the ICMP echo requests

Moring SuperUsers, got my self into a pickle. I have to servers, os-net and vmhost3, connected together via a cross-over cable on their respective 10Gbps interfaces. Both servers are running Ubuntu ...
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If MSSQL machine is maxed out on resources, can it drop off the network and become un-pingable?

The issue is that our SQL machine will just disappear from the network with request timed out when I attempt to ping it. I have to deal with an "IT Guy" who is telling me that it is because Microsoft ...
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Ping fails between machines on same network

config internet -> Arris CM/WAP stock -> Netgear 2000 DD-Wrt v24 (wired connect to CM) All machines have internet access Netgear 192.160.0.2 CM 192.168.0.1 machine 1 - wired to netgear ...
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Wireshark doesn't capture successful pings towards me

So I disabled WAN blocking of my modem/router, I allowed ICMP in inbound and outbound firewall options, and I am capturing icmp filtered packets in Wireshark. It captures all pings I made, but: It ...
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Game latency increases during day, not shown in ping command

Command-line ping command shows 81ms to eu.newerth.com server 24/7. However for the last few days my in-game ping is 135 during the day, and 95 during the night (correlates with times of low server ...
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Why has ping started to resolve hostnames to IPv6 addresses?

Why would my computer (Vista Business) begin to start pinging using IPv6? I have not to my knowledge made any change to enable this. When I ping a local computer with it's hostname, ping has started ...
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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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Difference between pings in same house?

My brother and I love to play league of legends however our pings vary greatly. We are in the same room when my ping is around 100ms while his is 50ms. I am using a Dell 15r and He is using a 2 ...
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Ping/nslookup working but telnet/browser fails

Having a problem on several systems. Ping, nslookup and tracert all work as expected but the browser and other applications including telnet are unable to get any internet access. The problem is not ...
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What is a good WLAN ping time on a clean network?

More specifically, what is your local WLAN ping time (e.g., between a host on the WLAN and your router, or between two hosts on the WLAN, divided by 2)? I had assumed it would be well under 1 ms for ...
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Ping piped to txt does output nothing

Following script should pipe the ping output to a text file @echo off rem end with ctrl+c y ping 192.168.33.65 -t >> C:\_ScriptLog\Ping\ping.txt but nothing is piped to the txt file, it´s ...
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Website with memorable static IPs to test connectivity? [closed]

This is needed for the following scenario, User is getting a DNS server error User has nothing but an access to a web browser (command line is not available - ping/traceroute 8.8.8.8 or 4.2.2.2 is ...
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Can't ping the default gateway

I recently formatted a mini laptop (Acer aspire one ZG5) and installed Windows XP pro. The PC its working ok but the wifi its not. The thing is that the WLAN adapter sucessfully negotiate dhcp with ...
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How to solve weird ping spikes on laptop during online games

I have samsung np900 ultrabook with windows 8. When I'm playing http://www.haxball.com/ my ping increases for 5 to 10 seconds almost every minute. However when I'm playing on desktop computer there is ...
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Why are computers not seeing each other over Wifi?

There is 2 computers here, 1 is running Debian 6 and one - Windows XP. They are both connected via Wifi but cannot ping each other. But, when one is connected via a wired connection, I can ping the ...
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Not able to ping or SSH to openstack instance

I have created and launched an openstack instance. I have associated key and added all SSH (22), TCP and IMCP ports accessibility. I found an IP and then i tried to ping that ip. HOST Machine : ...
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Linux not resolving linux hostnames but does resolve windows hostnames

I have a network of computers, mainly Windows machines on a windows domain. I have 2 Linux machines, which are connected to the network and get their IP's via DHCP from the Windows 2003 server. My ...
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How can I ping via an alternate gateway?

Our network has two modems, each one hidden behind a router. The primary router is on 10.1.1.1, the backup router is on 10.1.1.2, and are both configured to the 10.1.1.0/24 subnet. Both routers have ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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Batch File, PING, errorlevel and > null what do they do?

This seems like a really easy question (running Windows 7). But I have looked for the answer and couldn't find anything at Microsoft's sites (XP PING & Everything else PING) or from a bunch of ...
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Windows 8 - Cannot send outgoing pings

Recently I seem to have encountered an issue within my computer being that I cannot ping or be pinged. this has existed for quite some time, but i've ran out of troubleshooting ideas. (I have tried 3 ...
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How to check if Windows machine is online by IP without ping?

I have Windows Machine, and its firewall rejects ICMP pings, so just testing the machine using ping IP doesn't work even when the machine is up and running. How can I find out if Windows machine is ...
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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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Why do I get “General Failure” when pinging host name on a Win 7 node on the network?

This is a very peculiar problem with a station on our network. The client pc is running Windows 7 Pro. What makes this problem interesting is that this client is the only node on the network that ...
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ping using mac addresses or link local ipv6 addresses

I have 4 Virtual Machines (Ubuntu 12.04) running on a host that is also running Ubuntu 12.04. The Virtual Machines are named: switch-vm vm-1 vm-2 vm-3 Below are the network settings on switch-vm: ...
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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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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 ...