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

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2 PC's One Switch

I have a router with a switch (a) and a pc (1) then a run of ethernet from switch (a) to another switch (b) with 2 pc's (2 & 3) I can ping from PC 2 to PC 1 But can't ping from PC 3 to PC 1. ...
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Connection fails after one packet, server is unreachable by some clients while reachable by others

I am clueless about this issue. I have a machnine with Windows 2003 Server R2. From time to time the following issue arises: The server is accessible from certain clients From other clients (on the ...
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Doing uploads from my windows 7 machine causes high ping time

Without a program doing uploads, my 64-bit Windows 7 laptop does great - 40 ms ping time, 5 MB download rate. If anything starts uploading (Dropbox, for instance), ping times suddenly increase over ...
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How to fix my internet connection/bad ping

First of all thanks for any help! To start with, my internet speeds are bad (3 down and 3/4 up) I can normally play Minecraft with very little lag (me and my 2 bros that play). Recently my Internet ...
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Repeatedly high ping - caused by WiFi or provider?

I have an ISP with a 10gbit broadband connection. I can usually download with about 1.8mbytes/sec, so that's not a problem. However, I sometimes have a very high ping in online games (> 200ms). It ...
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Ping IP returned “destination net unreachable”, even with different network

I couldn't log in to facebook, so I ping the domain and got this: ping www.facebook.com Pinging www.facebook.com [69.171.228.14] with 32 bytes of data: Request timed out. Reply from ...
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Would distance and ping effect backup speed

There is a cloud backup provider situated on the US west coast that im considering using to backup my data, (im currently using a provider who runs on amazons cloud, i believe they are using the Irish ...
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Why do I experience latency to certain IP's

This one has me stumped. I read a lot and ask very few questions. I usually have 2 or 3 SSH sessions at any given time. Monitoring applications, working on server configs that type of daily grind. ...
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How to increase ping time/network connection latency on Windows?

I need to permanently increase network latency in approximately 100ms, without losing packets. Reason: On a certain server and internet game my ping is too much lower than the other people playing ...
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NSLOOKUP Default Server: UnKnown How to fix it [closed]

I execute NSLOOKUP and see C:>NSLOOKUP Default Server: UnKnown Address: 192.168.1.1 I am guessing that it should be something like C:> nslookup Default Server: ...
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Wierd connectivity problems

I'm having some quite confusing problems with the network. First of all, all of the computers can access the internet and mapped drives and so on, the server can ping any LAN computers IP, the ...
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Mavericks: ping resolves differently from dig

I have BIND9 running on my MBP with a zone for the TLD dev. I then have /etc/resolver/dev setup with the line nameserver 127.0.0.1 so that resolution for that TLD only is performed using my local BIND ...
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Windows 8 requiring trailing dot in DNS name in order to resolve

I'm in the process of setting up a home network but I'm having issues on my Windows 8 machine. If I ping another host on my network, the name won't resolve. If I use nslookup, it will resolve no ...
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Slow ping on one machine

We have 13 computers connected to Windows 2008 Server R2 Domain. There is Windows 7 64-bit Professional on all of them. The computers have same configurations and are quite fast (Intel Core i3, fast ...
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How do I set up xPaw's PHP Minecraft Query

I am a very basic beginner at coding. I am trying to set up xPaw's PHP Minecraft Query to ping my server, but I do not know what components I need to make it work! Can someone compile all of the ...
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Unable to ping IP on linux

I have a Linux box which is connected to one machine (say boxer). eth0 of linux box is directly connected to boxer. I have vlan range 500-550. Below is ifconfig details of linux, all o/g and i/c ...
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Can access wamp through browser, but cannot access computer

Ok. First off, I am not able to access the physical computer until tomorrow, when I get back to work. With that being said, I wont mark any solution, until tomorrow (at least). With that out of the ...
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Can ping/ssh through LAN but not with Wi-Fi

I have bought a new D-link Wi-Fi modem recently, and I have connected one Linux system through LAN and another system through Wi-Fi. I can't ping the host which is connected to the LAN from the Wi-Fi ...
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troubleshoot ping failure due to denied MAC address

Does anyone know of a tool (Windows or Linux) that will identify packets that get dropped on a network due to MAC filtering? In question 682774 (ping-printer-times-out-when-wireless-ok-when-wired) I ...
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ping printer times out when wireless, ok when wired

I have been managing our home network now for many years, and this is the weirdest problem I have ever seen: I have a router (Dlink DIR-655) to which a printer is connected directly via cat5e. The ...
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'ping git-scm.com' returns 'ping: unknown host git-scm.com'

Since a couple of days ago I'm not able to access git-scm.com and when trying to ping to the domain: ping git-scm.com I get a: ping: unknown host git-scm.com How can I check for errors in my ...
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Can a software cause a huge ping response

I need someone to explain something to me since I'm really not good with networking. How can it be that when I open minecraft and I mouse over the ping I see 1300+ms and I lag extremely. But when I ...
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How do I setup DNS in a ubuntu VM of VMware on a WIndows 8 64-bit desktop?

Host Machine: running WIndows 8 on a laptop Guest: Ubuntu 9.04 VM on VMWare I can not ping the host machine from the guest and vice versa. I cannot pint the internet from the guest also. THe ...
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Ping returns statistics with duplicates

If I go into terminal and type ping -c2 -i30 (MY IP ADDRESS) I get a list of 80 entries with my ping statistics stating I've got +78 duplicates. Does that mean there are two devices connected to ...
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How much will frequent pinging affect smartphones battery life [closed]

I've got a small home network with a DiskStation NAS and a Raspberry Pi server, both of which can do various chores such as controlling power plugs among other things. I want these two machines to be ...
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Handle ping outputs

I using 'shell_exec' function in php to ping an address and I wanted to know what are the possible results so I could handle them. What I did is to try to get with regular expression the loss ...
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Ping, nslookup and tracert works, but I can't access server via browser - any ideas?

My office has a SBS 2011 running remote.domain.com/owa as a webmail service. I suddenly can't access this site in my browser anymore. Strange thing is that I can ping the domain with no losses. I can ...
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Why does ping to google.com or 8.8.8.8 fails

I am using Cent OS 6.4 and it is in a official lab. ping google.com gives the below output and hangs: [root@LAB1 ~]# ping google.com PING google.com (74.125.236.195) 56(84) bytes of data. ping ...
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Sending ping packets Stealthily

I have a task to send data "stealthily" in a ping packet between 2 kali machines. Does this have to do with "stealth mode". Is there a config file I need to edit to run in stealth mode.
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Speeding up ping

We have pretty slow internet which makes working online quite tedious some times the internet is just generally slow, 600ms ping, 0.90mb download. (we are in Londnon, can you beleive). But other ...
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what is type of ICMP packets? TCP or UDP

ping packets is a type of ICMP packets.Is there any relation between ICMP with TCP.In other can we guaranty their arrival in the network I want to know ICMP packets in the network is tcp or udp or ...
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Ping works, TraceRt is intermittent [duplicate]

When contacting any somewhat remote IP outside my ISP's network, their edge router (hop 5 in my case) shows partial failures (perhaps 3-4 out of 5 attempts generate *'s), but PING traffic goes through ...
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If I ping 192.168.1.4, why is 192.168.1.2 responding?

When I run the command ping 192.168.1.4 I get the following results: Pinging 192.168.1.4 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.2: Destination host unreachable. Reply from 192.168.1.2: ...
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Why is my “localhost” not 127.0.0.1? [duplicate]

When I use the Ping command to ping my localhost, it doesn't show up as 127.0.0.1. C:\Windows\system32>ping localhost Pinging GIGA [::1] from ::1 with 32 bytes of data: Instead, it shows up ...
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What all is there to know about ping while troubleshooting an internet connection?

What all is there to know about ping and the IP address to ping while troubleshooting/diagnosing a problem in the internet connection? For example: I run the command ping 192.168.1.1 -t in the ...
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my Website loss packet in 70% countries, how can i dertermine why its loss packets?

I checked my website on google page speed tester, it show result 90/100. I checked my website on pingdom it shows good result there. When i check my website in cloudmonitor.ca.com, it shows good ...
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Windows7 - I can't ping other computer after awakening from sleep

I have two computers and they can ping each other normally when system is fresh (there was no sleep after last turn on). But sometimes I must sleep my computer for a while and after awake ping doesn't ...
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vmware workstation 8 and windows 8.1 can't ping host to guest, other pings work fine

Having a very strange problem with my virtual machines. My host OS is Windows 8.1, my guest OS's are varions windows (XP, Windows 7). I recently updated my host OS to 8.1. I had the same problems ...
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Ping via nmap all possible private IPv4 addresses

Is there any way to ping via nmap (using one command) all the possible private IPv4 addresses from: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255. The number of all combinations is 65536.
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How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response sound an alarm

How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response then ping every 1 sec, if still no response after 5 one second pings then sound an alarm and continue pinging ...
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Ping outside LAN not working with Mikrotik router

I try to ping outside internet from Mikrotik terminal but I can't. I have Mikrotik routerboard 750GL. I tried to ping gmail.com, It's IP is: 74.125.236.53 ping 74.125.236.53 I got output: ...
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Show current ping to website on Taksbar

I'm looking for a way to monitor my current internet connection quality by showing the ping-response to a website like google in the taskbar on the right side. I'm using Windows 8.1. Kind of like ...
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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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Can't ping after ip change

I'm running 3 virtual machines with Fedora 19. The machine B is set up with two networks adapters and provides que channel between machine A and machine C. The machine A IP is set to 192.168.1.1 and ...
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LAN can connect with computer name but not with IP

I've got a small office network, about 20 machines, that all use Windows 7, and the problem described in the title. Computer TM (the troublemaker) wants to talk to Computer FS (a file server), but it ...
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What do the different ping statuses returned by VBS scripts mean?

I have a VBS Script that executes this code strQuery = "SELECT * FROM Win32_PingStatus WHERE Address = '" & Cell & "'" Cell - is the Excel cell with the hostname Some of my results are ...
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Ping test for 4 hours

I am trying to perform a ping a test to the servers for 4 hours I tried using ping -t '14400' IP-ADDRESS but i am getting a following error: "ping: ttl 14400 out of range" Is there any other ...
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Log ping and date isnt working [closed]

:START echo %date% %time% && ping -n 1 192.168.1.1 >> pingReport.txt 2>&1 echo %date% %time% && ping -n 1 192.168.1.2 >> pingReport.txt 2>&1 echo %date% ...
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What should I expect to see when I 'ping' my IP address?

I am using the linux ping command from a linux machine to test connection to a windows machine: I first find my windows machine IP address using ipconfig and then do this from the linux machine: ...
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What can cause this variation in ping?

I have a problem with my internet connection and I don't know what is causing it. My router is a Linksys E3200 and my computer is equipped with Windows 8 and a WIFI adapter TP-Link WDN3200 (Ralink ...