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

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is it possible Pattern ping in windows?

Is it possible to pattern ping in Windows, like we do in linux (ping -p ff [dest_ip]?
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Why is my ping high on certain hosts?

My ping is fine on the host which is located in UK. With this one, 78.110.165.196:5200, it's a normal 190-220, but with the other hosts, like 350.178.33.50.4:5198, it is more. I contacted my ISP, but ...
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Ping fails to find host but NSLookup resolves okay

We have an intermittent problem on Windows 8 whereby Ping fails to find the host but NSLookup resolves it correctly. Ping host1 - fails with ping could not find host Ping host1.domain.local - also ...
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What are these Request Time Outs in Tracert? [duplicate]

I am having dual router/modem ( I don't know the correct term ). IP of first router is 192.168.1.1 . This is the router which is connected to phone line. Then I have another wifi router , its IP is ...
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Ping/tracert works, but not browser or any windows programs. Tried USB WiFi and reformatted already

My laptop used to work fine. My girlfriend was moving to California for a month, so I gave it to her to take with her. It worked fine the day before she left. Once she got there, it wouldn't work. ...
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Pinging to a Linux machine to check if it's online

I'm using ping to check if a Linux machine is online and ready to be used. However, ping doesn't really tell you if the system is actually doing anything useful, just that the kernel's network ...
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Win Server 2008 Ping with wait command

When use -w option with Ping command then Ping command should wait for the given time period before giving time out or destination host reachable error I tried following command ping 192.168.151.45 ...
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Which ping sends “ICMP echo” as payload?

Our web server is under attack for a long time now (at least several months). We get some 50000 ICMP Echo-request messages ("pings") per second. If I have a closer look at them, I can see that almost ...
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Can't access my computer after installing VirtualBox on it

There was a similar question 2 years ago, but everyone confused guest/host OS. After installing VirtualBox on my Windows 7 box, I can no longer ping it or access it from anywhere within the LAN. ...
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Error in pinging localhost although have internet

i am working with my laptop lenovo think pad Edge. i don't have any problem with internet, my internet is ADSL and i have an access point and connect to it with out any problem. but when i run CMD ...
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Localhost pinging when there is no network card

How it is possible to ping localhost when there is no network card.
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Under what circumstances does the scp command fail?

I have two linux(redhat 5.6, 64 bit) servers(hp proliant 380p g8), server1's eth0,eth2 bonded to bond0.Similarly server 2's eth0,eth2 bonded to bond0. server1's eth0 connects to cisco(3560 catalyst) ...
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Cannot ping Wireless IP when ethernet is connected

I have a computer with a USB-to-WiFi adapter and and Ethernet port. When I connect the PC to the wireless network I receive an IP and I'm able to ping it. However when I connect the Ethernet cable as ...
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Not able to ping remote server

I am getting Request Time Out on pinging a remote server. I am on my laptop connected to the this server via Remote Desktop Connection. tried but still not able to ping it. I just want to ellaborate ...
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Connected via UMTS but can't ping default gateway

I have a UMTS modem/Windows computer that can't connect properly to the internet. It gets an active PDP context and Windows gets an IP address from DHCP, DNS and default gateway addresses. But no ...
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Using ping google.com to test connection

Since the internet connection in our house does break down from time to time I set up a little experiment: For the last two month, one of my machines is pinging google.com on an half-hourly basis. ...
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What can cause for an unsuccessful ping on a router?

I tried to ping a D-link router 110.90.xxx.xxx, but I get: Request timed out I'm sure the router was online, and router firewall function was not turned on. What can cause this to happen?
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Artificial network delay tcp/udp (bigger ping) for defined application? (windows)

I have a game where people can easy detect who i am looking at my ping, i want to make my ping highter. How can i set network delay for all network connections for defined application?
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Alternating low and high ping times on ADSL line

I have an ADSL connection at home. Pings times are usually acceptable right after rebooting the modem, between 15 and 60ms to google.com. A few minutes later they go up to 900ms or even higher up to 3 ...
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curl works but ping/urllib2 don't, in a virtual machine

I have a Crunchbang 10 VM running on VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Home host. I have a python script that uses urllib2 that was failing, and discovered that: ordinary browsing and curl work normally on ...
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Unable to ping router?

I'm running two machines. One of them is a physical machine, the other a virtual machine. Both are meant to connect to the same router. The physical machine works fine. Here's ipconfig and here it ...
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High latency/ping to local gateway WHILE STREAMING [wireless] [duplicate]

Recently I've become fed up with my wireless internet and want to identify the problem. I don't have a patch cord yet to test a direct connection but so far every computer I've tested has reported ...
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High latency/ping to local gateway WHILE STREAMING [wireless]

Recently I've become fed up with my wireless internet and want to identify the problem. I don't have a patch cord yet to test a direct connection but so far every computer I've tested has reported ...
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“General failure” when pinging router?

What does "General failure" mean when pinging (in this case, the router)? I am connected via ethernet and have tried different wires, no change. The router seems to act fine with everyone else. The ...
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Can't see other virtual machine on Internal Network

I have two Windows XP virtual machines running on Windows 7 Virtual PC. Both are connected to the "Internal Network" network adaptor. I can't ping one VM from the other. How can I get this to work? ...
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No reply for ping command. What does this mean?

I am testing the availability of nodes in a netwok. For that I use ping command and see whether that machine responds back. However, if a machine is not reachable ping should show me that that ...
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unable to ping google or smb personal server

I am unable to ping google or my personal server. I suspect this is also why I have issues connecting to my server using smb. Here is the output: [~]$ ping http://google.com ping: cannot ...
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High ping without router

So, hello! I am just a student, living in dorms and using internet provided by my school. For few months, everyone has got strange issue - we get really high ping - like 500~1000. What's strange? This ...
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suse linux 11 unable to ping target machine

i have four suse linux servers siting on different lan. they are connected by a router and it is configured to allow these machines to ping one another. default routings have been added to all these ...
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Ping to dnsmasq's host resolvesto 127.0.0.1

I've just set up dnsmasq in my home lan for the first time. I got it as DHCP and DNS. Something strange is that when I ping DEV01 (which has dnsmasq) it resolves to 127.0.0.1 and I don't know why it ...
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Ping vs CPU usage

I’m working on some measurements and the ping results are intriguing me. I tested it in several scenarios and the results are the same: the ping results are better when the CPU load is higher. The ...
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Mapping network beyond my local network [closed]

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I'm curious about what goes on beyond my local network. Is there any way I can produce a visual map beyond my local network?
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Mac OS X Mountain Lion can't ping/telnet localhost. Point to a wrong public IP

I've been developing Node.js apps on my localhost on port 1337 for last two years with no problem as shown below. $ node app App started on port 1337 Today I wanted to test how things go with ...
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Connection/pinging from/to WLAN

Sorry for the vague title, I'm finding it hard to describe the problem accurately in a few words (but that's probably because of me, English is not my native language). I'm trying to send a file from ...
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DNS does not resolve after VPN

connected remote vpn(random vpn provider) --OK Internet access add to route tables 10.0.0.0/8(lan) to go trough local network gateway ping localnetworkcomputer with ip (10.10.74.48) --OK ...
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No PING response from host but detecting IP address

I am using a 3G USB device (PTCL EVO Nitro) to connect to the Internet on Windows 8. When I tried to open yahoo.com in IE, FF, and Chrome, none of the browsers display the page. When I try to ping ...
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Can I measure PING time between two other computers?

I am investigating a perf issue in the field. Typically, there just isn't enough bandwidth for my app to be speedy. Typically the way it works, is that I ask to Terminal (via VNC or WebEx) into the ...
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Request Timed Out if pinging some websites

I am puzzled in this situation. My computer is able to open some websites but not everyone. For example it is able to open Google and Facebook but not Yahoo and Microsoft. I tried to ping Yahoo.com ...
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not able to ping server or but can RDP

Im on Windows Server 2012 and earlier today I stopped being able to connect to my website. I tried to connect to RDP to check the error log. I could connect and login, but the error log was empty. I ...
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Ping to wireless router works in bursts

The internet connection in my new apartment is very slow. A quick ping analysis revealed that the connection to the local wireless router times out for most of the time, and then suddenly a burst of ...
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Is it possible to read ping command's message on the address you send the command to?

If let's say I use ping command in the form of ping -p 'xyz' 1.1.1.1 can I read the pattern xyz on 1.1.1.1? Are there more ways in which you transmit data using ping command?
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High speed, but longer ping times?

Running an internet speed test on my mobile phone indicates that I get a much faster download speed than my ISP broadband connection (yes, that's how bad my "broadband" is). However the ping is far ...
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OpenVPN client inside network can't ping with eachother

Everything looks configured well. From any client I can ping with 10.8.0.1(server), but can't reach other clients. Here is my server.ovpn port 1200 proto udp dev tun ca "C:\\Program Files ...
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Windows ping - 'ignores' ping replies

I'm using Window's built-in ping command to test connectivity with my Ethernet device ( a enc28j60 Ethernet controller and an avr atmega), but Windows ignores replies. Screenshots :- ...
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Get Windows ping and ipconfig tools

For some reason, my Windows 7 computer does not recognise the cmd.exe tools ping and ipconfig. I have tried to download them from the web, but I can only find tools that do similar stuff; not the ...
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How can I find the source of packet loss in a traceroute?

Whenever I ping my website, I get 5% packet loss consistently. However, pinging other sites such as google produce no packet loss. I'm really not fond of my webserver dropping packets, but I'm not ...
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“destination host unreachable” while ping attempt between 2 pc on 1 network

I have 2 computers in my network ones ip address is 192.168.2.31(PC-A) and the others is 192.168.2.33(PC-B). When I'm trying to ping from PC-B to PC-A it says: Pinging 192.168.2.33 with 32 bytes ...
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Firewall blocks ICMP even with Allow rules, even when disbled

Sometime early October (right after update Tuesday???). My Window 7 home machine stopped responding to anything incoming. Effectively breaking iTunes, Sonos, TiVo Desktop, RDP etc. But all those ...
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Good speedtest results, but web pages don't load

I have strange connection problems. Ping and download times are good - speedtest.net showed ping 65ms and download 2.17Mbps. Torrent is working well, giving me up to 300MBps. Webpages are loading ...
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Pings TTL networking

Lets say that two computers are connected on the same network through a router (default gateway). If I was to ping the other machine, which had a standard TTL of 64 (*nix host), would I get back a TTL ...