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

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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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Why can I only ping if my command prompt is running as Administrator?

I have a problem where, if I open a command prompt and try to ping a server, it gives me the following error: PING: transmit failed. General failure. However, if I run the command prompt as ...
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Is it possible to “ping” an embedded device connected through a JTAG interface (USB)?

I currently have an atmel at91sam7x256 embedded device that is connected to my Windows machine through a JTAG interface of USB type. I am having difficulties getting the ethernet port to work, and ...
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Difference between DNS and /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS request

My question is: what is the difference between DNS and the static resolution method based on /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS connection? In order to connect to a site using https 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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Cannot ping from one physical machine's internal network to another physical machine's external network

I wanted to know why I am not able to ping from a physical machine's network interface (a private network) to another physical machine (this one has two network interfaces: a private interface that ...
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Ping works, other commands fail

I'm behind a proxy at work. When I try to ping google, it works. When I try to wget, I got stuck on the "Connecting to [proxy name]". I tried both via the "google.com" adress and via the IP adress I ...
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ping behind firewall, success for some hosts, fail for others?

I'm under firewall, I can ping to some hosts but not to other hosts my IP addresss 172.19.7.111 mask 255.255.240.0 I can ping to host 172.19.2.111 (that I discovered with Angry IP Scanner) but not ...
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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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Windows: ping's timestamp option

The Windows "Shell" (cmd) provides the following option for ping: -s Count : Specifies that the Internet Timestamp option in the IP header is used to record the time of arrival for the Echo ...
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Losing first hundred pings

My internet connection seemed slow, so I did: sudo ping -f www.google.com The strange thing is that I see I'm losing the first couple hundreds of pings, but after that it behaves as it should ...
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ping and traceroute not running despite I'm connecting to internet

I'm under firewall, I'm using linux, I try ping www.google.com and traceroute www.google.com. traceroute reach gateway and ping give nothing dispide I'm connecting to internet.
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Unable to connect Ubuntu remote machine

In Ubuntu I've installed Tomcat and deployed the web application. I started tomcat and trying to access from Windows like below http://54.85.125.1:8080/manager Error could not connect to ...
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ping doesn't run after a windows server update

I break my head with this new problem ... At beginning of April, my windows server sbs 2003 was updated (8 updates) automatically by Microsoft. The OS restarted after these updates during the ...
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I want to ping IP using LAN cable not wireless

I have one machine connect to network using two method : Wireless - got internet access - Class C ip : 192.168.2.xx - Connect with local network with few PCs. LAN do not have internet access ...
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Apparent IP doesn't take me to website

I noticed that sometimes, when ping requesting a website, I receive an IP Address that doesn't in fact take me to that domain name. It instead takes me to the default server page. For example, if I ...
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can a successfully pinged IP address not be in the arp table

Basically the whole Q is in the subject... Is it possible or how would it make sense that I have pinged an IP address that is on the same local network that I am on, And still when I do arp -a this ...
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Why does Windows use the same identifier for different ping sessions?

I noticed while debugging some NATing issues at work that Windows (Windows 7 in this case) echo reply and echo responses are always setting the ICMP identifier field to the same value regardless of ...
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Wireshark Capture Filter

I am new to wireshark and I am trying to capture an ICMP packet over 802.11g, I am using windows and pingplotter. The issue is that on wireshark capture I am not getting any ICMP packets no matter how ...
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What does time delay in pinging signify?

My internet connection was not working fine. So I ran a ping test. In command prompt I entered ping 192.168.1.1 -t (that is my default gateway). Observing the response I noticed that the round trip ...
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Is a rare timeout from a ping on 5ghz normal?

I have a ASUS router with a 5ghz AP. No interference or traffic. My question is, what can cause even just one timeout out of a large number (say, 10,000) successful, low-roundtrip times (1-2ms)? ...
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PING: transmit failed. General failure windows 8.1

i have problem which i could not figure it out how to fix it , i run in windows 8.1 connected with wifi . when i open CMD and ping whatever address localhost, my router ip , 4.2.2.4 i get this ...
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Is traceroute output correct concerning the actual path to a target

The man page for traceroute says " traceroute tracks the route packets taken from an IP network on their way to a given host." , but while doing research on the topic I was not able to find any ...
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why the ping doesn't get a reply?

I have an embedded board that has the CFE, a minimal loader. I have a host machine - linux FC16, where I am running a dhcpd server. My interface is p3p1. Here are the details of the ifcfg-p3p1. ...
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Page load time of websites

I'm trying to find a solution to a "problem" which occurs when opening webpages. When I'm opening to open any website (no matter which browser), for example www.stackexchange.com, it takes always 5 ...
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Problems with wireless adapter ping latency/delay

I am using a D-Link DWA 123 150n USB wireless adapter to connect to the wireless network. Attached is a screenshot of my ping. The address i am pinging to doesn't really matter because no matter where ...
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Ping utility for Microsoft device emulator

Is there ping utility can running on Microsoft Device Emulator: both Pocket PC 2003 and Windows Mobile 5.0. Pocket PC?
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Can't ping a client PC from a Windows Server 2003 R2 Server SP2

I recently installed a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, for a Kronos Workforce Timekeeper Server. Now, the server is able to connect to the internet, and I can ping its IP Ad from other PCs. However, ...
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Unable to ping server

I have a Linux server that seems to have lost the ability to respond to a ping.. I recently installed Nagios on another system and need to have this Ubuntu server answer up to a ping.. I'm using ...
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What is what in the topmost of the OSI model

I am familiar with the OSI model and all but there is something that's been on my mind: Do tools like nslookup and ping reside in the application layer only? They use supporting layers below but ...
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Ping and nslookup work, browsing doesn't

I have a problem with my desktop computer. I can execute ping and nslookup commands but browsing doesn't work well. It takes a very long time to open webpages. I have tried different browsers, ...
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Why does my ping command (Windows) results alternate between “timeout” and “network is not reachable”?

My Windows is in Spanish, so I will have to paste console outputs in that language (I think that translating without knowing the exact terms used in english versions could give worse results than ...
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Ping IP/Hostname works laptop A to B, Can Ping Hostname but IP timed out laptop B to A

I have 2 laptops on home wireless network (Linksys Router). From Laptop A, I can ping Laptop B by hostname as well as by IP just fine. From Laptop B, I can ping Laptop A by hostname but when I ping ...
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Vista PC will not respond to pings on home network

I need some help with file & printer sharing with Windows Vista. Home Network called is named WORKGROUP Router: Belkin N150 Wireless Router 3 PCs: Win Vista Home Premium Desktop 64bit - ...
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ping frequency for LAN

Suppose I have a LAN with 20 devices attached (eg switches, router, access points, XBOX, DirecTV, IP Cameras, etc). I want to ping each devices periodically to see if all devices are alive. My ping ...
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I can't connect to school server from within school network

At our school we have a server where we can access documents and similar. Accessing it is no problem if I connect to the network via VPN connection. But if I connect to the network via the WLAN of the ...
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Doubt In default time to live (TTL) 255?

I know that,The Default Time to live value is 255, each time a ipv4 packet crosses a router that value is decremented by 1. But,When I ping my adsl router it shows TTL as 64 Pinging 192.168.0.1 ...
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Pinging local machine with external IP

On a Gentoo server, I am trying to wget or curl a page from its url: wget http://example.com/test.html (I can get result for this url from my browser) All I receive is Timeout. With cUrl I get ...
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No DNS But Internet Access

Today while using a Wifi Analyzer I noted that I had 100% loss of ping packets to the DNS Server. To try to isolate the problem I hard wired my computer to my cable modem bypassing my wireless ...
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Own hostname not resolved, but DNS works

Following problem on my Mac Mini: hostname brings: macmini ping macmini brings: cannot resolve macmini: Unknown host Same on other computers in the network: ping with this name does not work, ping ...
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Why do the response time differ dramatically between two different ways of taking arguments to httping command?

I've installed httping command on my OS X Mavericks through homebrew, and tried to use it to connect to apple's web site in two different ways, but got dramatically different performances. When I ...
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Ubuntu in virtual machine behind proxy can't ping

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.desktop on VMware. I'm connecting to the Internet through a proxy. I can browse with Firefox, but when I try to ping any domain, I get this message: 12 packets transmitted, ...
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Cmd error Ping command cannot find the host

When I type in the following on my command prompt: ping www.google.com It displays as Ping command cannot find the host, but my internet is fully functional and I can access the page. Please help. ...
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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 increase internet speed [closed]

Can I use ping to increase internet speed? ping [IPv4 of wifi] -n 100000 Is this increasing my internet speed?
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Tracert behaviour explanation

Sorry if my question is trivial, I tried to tracert to an ip address, and after first 12 hops I got request timed out for the rest, until reach a maximum of 30 hops. I assume that the machine is ...
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Why I get a VMnet Network Adpater's IP even if my Wireless Network Adapter has priority?

On Windows 7, when I try to ping my computer name I get an IPv6 address, so I ping with -4 option, then I get an IP related to my VMnet (VMnet1) Network Adapter which results 192.168.220.1, and not ...
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Can't load certain websites, but everything else works

As of this morning, I suddenly can't reach certain sites at all, but all other sites load fine. The sites that don't load are major sites like CNN.com, ATT.com, etc., so they're certainly not ...
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What responds to a ping? The modem, or the router?

Just a very simple question I'm sure you all know. When I ping my public IP address what is responding to the ping? Is my modem responding to the ping and never reaching the router or is the modem ...
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Windows 7 can ping Switch, but Windows XP can't

Maybe this question has already been asked, but I can't seem to find it by using the search. I got a little network where I've got my default gateway on 10.0.0.1 with a switch built in. Then there is ...