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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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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 ...
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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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Find a computer's hostname by IP address? ping/nbtstat/nslookup don't work

Note: Windows environment (servers & workstations): I'm having a small issue here at work where a server went down and the (not very smart) tech guys don't know which server was until we give them ...
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Routers with multiple user increasing latency by request is normal?

I guess my modem have a problem with multiples users sending packages simultaneously, in the past I shared my internet connection with others 4 devices (computers and smartphones) and I played online ...
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can't connect to local web server

when i try to connect to a web server installed on a pc in lan i can't get the index page, the computer is well configured because i can ping and ssh it: ping $ ping 172.16.69.196 PING 172.16.69.196 ...
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Ethernet Data Traffic hidden from Wireshark capture

I have a puzzle I am not able to figure out, I would appreciate any help. I am connected to a remote desktop using windows default remote desktop utility (Windows 8 locally, Windows 7 remotely). The ...
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Interent Connection stop and reconnets intermittently, while ping requests go through

Good day all I will keep this short, for the past week my internet has started becoming jittery, It will work fine then suddenly it will "go off", how I know this is my google drive says cannot ...
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Cannot connect to the pc in same network

cannot connect to the pc in same network but it can ping each other. My PC is Windows XP other PC is Windows 7. When I open the Shared folder in Network places, It says that \Windows-7 is cannot ...
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Difference Nslookup vs. ping -a

We are trying to setup reverse look-up zones in our Windows environment. Prior to setting up the zones, nslookup would fail to resolve an IP to hostname. Oddly ping -a would resolve a hostname. ...
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Explain this mtr output (connection issues)

My Internet connection has been under-performing lately.. I started mtring to get some insight into what's going on -- please see the screenshot below. Questions: What is the second hop? Why is it ...
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Can open host by \\hostname but cannot ping by hostname

I have two laptops connected by NetGear JNR3210 router: one (running Windows 2000) is directly attached by a cable and one (running Windows 7 x64) is attached via WiFi. On both laptops when I open ...
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High ping: router problems?

I often have extremely high pings to close locations. A traceroute of www.google.com.au revealed the following: traceroute to www.google.com.au (74.125.237.191), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 ...
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Linux: Can user applications generate icmp messages?

I am using TOR and setting up a transparant proxy depending on users. I had trouble to constrain ICMP messages on UID. But I found an explanation for that on server fault. For the sake of privacy: is ...
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Can ping but can't access certain site

I'm having problem with accessing certain website and I do not have any clue where to check. I'm trying to access www.jobsdb.com, and this is the error message - This page can't be displayed. ...
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How to save Ping record in every single hour for 2 weeks?

how do I save the record ping "in every single hour" for a certain period, for example for 2 weeks, with the format dd / mm / ss, dd / MM / YYYY and beside it is the result of the ping. So we can ...
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DUP! Errors in ping 10.0.1.0

When I ping my network at 10.0.1.0, I am seeing the following (DUP!) error. I know DUP! in pings refers to duplicates, and is not good. Should I be concerned, and if so, can someone point me in a ...
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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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How to use OS X's terminal to ping an IP using the latency as a stopping condition for a loop?

What I'd like to do is to ping an IP while the latency is above an specific value. I think an example will help: Let's suppose I have the following result to the "ping *IP here*" command: PING *IP ...
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ping a VPN IP of a connected device's IP

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I have a laptop which is connected to a GoPro Hero 3+ via Wifi. I've also connected the laptop to a NETGEAR router via Ethernet cable. I can ping the GoPro's ...
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ping results are opened in new window when using powershell 4.0

Whenever I ping any IP using PowerShell, a new window pops up which displays the output, see the screenshot below. Please help in restoring to default i.e. ping results shown in the same PowerShell ...
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Ping my URL from a different location

Is there a way to someway mirror a ping request to an URL, to test it's speed from a different location? Say I'm in US and want to request a ping to my website coming from India and check the ...