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

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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 ...
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Do I have an issue with my traceroute?

I am trying to set up a network as following : ============================= DHCP fix addresses : PC1 => 192.168.0.38 PC2 => 192.168.0.39 ============================= PC1: eth0 inet ...
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Ping requests time out for specific packet sizes

After having VPN problems with my new internet provider on LTE router Huawei B315s-22, found out such interesting behavior: ping bite.lv -f -l 1436 -n 1 -----> Reply from 213.226.139.45: ...
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ping not calculating microseconds anymore

Today I decided to update my old el5 kernel with yum after years. What I didn't know is that the kernel that was running was custom and after updating and rebooting the network drivers started to fail ...
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high ping over 12s to wireless-n router

I have a 2.4/5GHz wireless-N router, for quite sometime and recently starting up again I have experienced ping over 12000ms: PING 10.0.0.2 (10.0.0.2) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 10.0.0.2: ...
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Can I create a list of devices connected to switch using PING or some PING freeware

I'm hoping there is a way to list all devices connected to our switch/LAN, including all devices on different subnets, using PING command prompt command or some sort of PING freeware. I connected our ...
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Impossible to ping with iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc

PCs: Linux Mint 17.2 with Broadcom BCM43225 Ubuntu 14.04 with PRO/Intel Wireless and iwl3945 driver I've run the following commands on the two PCs: service network-manager stop ip link set wlan0 ...
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Unable to ping computer by hostname in Windows 7

I have a raspberry pi on my network connected via router. Can ping IP address no issues whatsoever. On this R-PI i have running a dnsmasq server that reads /etc/hosts as part of its start process. In ...
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Why I can't block PING.EXE inbound and outbound traffic?

I want to block C:\Windows\System32\ping.exe for any inbound or outbound traffic in Windows-7. So in the Windows Firewall, I added two rules to aim this goal (one for inbound and one another for ...
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Why does it take a shorter time to ping a website like google than a device on my wireless network?

I was trying to test the performance of my wireless network by pinging devices such as phones and laptops that are connected to it. It turns out that I get very high pings (~100-200ms) when I try to ...
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Locating and pinging a satellite

I want to ping a satellite, or ping some far off computer and know for sure that somewhere in the traceroute is a satellite hop I know that if I ping a computer in , say, australia (i am in the UK) ...
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How to keep my ping/latency steady in cs 1.6?

I have broadband connection with 512 kbps speed. Sometimes I get 200 latency and sometimes 300. How can I keep that steady? It's really annoying.
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ping: sendmsg - no more space in buffer in Ubuntu 15

My internet connection dropping very frequently and if I try to ping I get the message "ping: sendmsg - no more space in buffer". If I reconnect the wifi in works fine for sometime then it happens ...
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Can a server respond to a ping when that machine has gone down?

I have inherited administration of a computing cluster that my research group uses at my uni. I got an email from one of the users that the web interface isn't responding. I can ping the machine, but ...
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Can not ping device names only IP address

I have two routers at home when on one router I can ping LAN machines via their names, but when on the other router the relevant LAN computers or devices can not be ping via their names, but IP ping ...
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ping6: How to use the “-b” option

What is the purpose of ping6 -b and how do I make use of it? The man page says Allow pinging a broadcast address. Since there is no broadcast in IPv6, I'm puzzled. I'm using: Host> ping6 -V ping6 ...
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Pinging website returns 127.0.0.1

I have a website that cannot be loaded when browsing, so I pinged that website, it shows a reply from 127.0.0.1 (In a normal situation it will show our local IP address or proxy) I checked the ...
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Why does pinging my friend have higher than expected ping times?

Why does pinging my friend that lives in the same city, hires the same ISP, and who also lives 30 miles away from my neighborhood show a slightly higher ping (20 ms) than pinging a local server from ...
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Ping times change over time only to a certain server

The problem happens only to a certain server from a nearby country. When i test the ping to that server, i get 30-40 ms today, then tomorrow i'll get 240-250 ms. Sometimes, an hour later it'll be ...
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Router reachability / configuration issue

I'm facing a weird problem at home and have been trying to find the root cause of the following problem, and solve it. I have a Motorola router at home and its public IP is 104.32.170.156 (taken from ...
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How to ping behind a Proxy on Windows

I found this working solution for Linux. http://askubuntu.com/questions/428408/can-not-ping-google-using-proxy/428414 . Any suggestion for Windows? I tried: set ...
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Can't ping PC to PC (connected via switch 3550)

I'm guessing this is something simple as I just started networking recently and today is my second day messing around with this switch and virtual machines. I'll include all the information I think ...
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First Ping/Connection times out

I have a ubuntu 14.04 server and for some reason the first(or two) time(s) I connect to telnet, ssh, or ping from the server to say... bing it times out. Here is my output: root@server:~# ping ...
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Mac OS X host OS not able to ping Windows 7 guest OS on VirtualBox VM

I have Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) as the host machine, I have installed VirtualBox and created a virtual machine with Windows 7 64-bit. I have created 2 network adapters on the virtual machine, shown ...
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Customize Linux ping icmp response

Is there any way to customize the icmp echo response a Linux machine sends back when someone pings it? Say I ping my PC at home and I want it to send a few bytes of preset data back, a message in ...
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What could be the reason for frequently losing the internet connection?

I am frequently losing access to internet. Nearly 3 out of 10 pages I open in browser wont open, as if I'm not connected to internet at all. I tested my wireless connection using ping -t and here is ...
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Cannot ping from guest to host and viceversa with VirtualBox, CentOS 6.7, Windows 10

Cannot ping from guest to host and viceversa. Guest is CentOS 6.7, default minimal installation + updates. Host is Windows 10 running VirtualBox 5. Both machines configured with static ip addresses ...
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Why ping/latency lower in-game than command prompt?

Is it weird that when i tested my ping to a specific gaming server on cmd, and it showed a constant and stable 42 ms (never below that), and When i played on that server in the game, it showed my ping ...
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wifi interface unreachable except from pinging pc

This is my very weird situation: A Zotac Zbox CI320 nano on Win7 should be running 24/7 just feeding a TV with some presentation, accessing stuff from network over Wifi. Every night, somehow the zbox ...
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can't ping to my public ip (I am using a 3G dongle)

I found my public ip by googling what is my ip which is a google provided service(The IP is shown above the search results). I tried to ping that public IP from another computer that is connected to ...
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Not able to ping Ubuntu VM from host deployed using NAT

I have Windows 7 as a host operating system and have created a Ubuntu VM using NAT Network configuration. IP Address of VM is 192.168.182.134. However when I am trying to ping it using command from ...
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Unable to ping domain but can ping server

I setup a Virtual Server on Hetzner after using this tutorial. Everything was fine, no errors. I setup ISP Config, added a domain example.com; vhost file is ok checked; DNS is declared. But I have ...
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What is 1.1.1.1? Why does it work for traceoute but not ping?

Today while trying out with networks I took traceroute of 1.1.1.1 and found my gateway address. Whereas I pinged 1.1.1.1 it results with packet loss. I googled about 1.1.1.1 and can't find any ...
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Virus or malware ruining my ping?

So the current situation is that on my stationary computer I experience abnormal high ping. Only for this computer. I am using a wireless network adapter: USB-N53 Adapter Dual-band Wireless-N600 The ...
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Some of my clients report a route change when they reboot\refresh their IP?

I made a gaming server recently that hosted by my ISP. Some clients report a change or improvement in ping/latency times from 50ms to 20ms by rebooting their modem/router to get a new IP address, and ...
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Unreachable nodes in a mixed lan wlan network

I have a home Network starting with my Internet router which contains 300 MBit/s WLAN and a 4 port Gigabit Switch (FB7390). Attached to that Switch there is anoter 5 port Gigabit Switch. It was ...
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How to force ping to actually send packets out of the NIC?

I'm working on an FPGA based packet capture and timestamping device. In order to test it, I want to try pinging through it. My computer has two dual-port 10G NICs installed and I have 3 ports ...
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Assistance needed with high latency on a home network compared with office network with two connections from the same ISP?

I’m having trouble with my home network’s high latency and would be glad if someone can shed light on what is causing the issue. Could it be because of my router (Buffalo AirStation Nfiniti running ...
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Can't ping Subnet A from Subnet B with router between them

I experimented with subnetting in my home network and Raspberry Pi. The ISP Cable Modem has 4 eth-interfaces and 1 wlan interface which all seem to be switched together. The routers IP is 192.168.0.1 ...
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Routing table different than expected

I'm using virtual machines in virtualbox. These virtual machines are linux ubuntu. One machine has 4 interfaces (eth0, eth1, eth2, eth3) and to each interface I assign an IP address. But when I look ...