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

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Weird response when I ping x.x.x.255

This is my computer network configuration: C:\Users\user>ipconfig Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 ...
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How to set QoS on Tenda router to reduce ping

I have an Tenda router and I would like to set QoS so that i would would have low ping no matter what other people living with me do. There are 7 people living in out house, and our connection speed ...
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Browser traffic is blocked but pinging traffic isn't

In my school, the internet only allows us to connect to Email and to our school course pages where content, homework, etc is posted. If I try to go to hulu.com in the browser, I get a blank ...
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why can I not managing to block an IP address in windows 7 firewall?

I pinged google C:\Users\user>ping 216.58.211.164 Pinging 216.58.211.164 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 216.58.211.164: bytes=32 time=41ms TTL=128 Now I want to try blocking that IP ...
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How to measure one way ping on my ASP.net app

I want to be able to measure one way ping from my cloud server to a url. How can I be able to get an accurate ms value for that one way ping?
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Find all machines from a particular network that can connect to my server

A complete noob/novice here so you might have to be a bit patient so this might be a a very simple question We have a server in a specific network, say, 120.1.2.56 and only certain systems from a ...
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How to connect two different WiFi protocols on same laptop?

I am trying to run 802.11a and 802.11p WiFi on one laptop using shell scripts. I am getting all connections when I am doing "iwconfig" ( all connections means Wlan0 having 802.11p WiFi and Wlan3 ...
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Pinging an address shows request timeout

I am totally a newbie of Linux trying to remotely log into Debian from OS X via SSH. After installing OpenSSH on the server, ssh -vvv ***.***.***.165 gives the following output: debug1: Reading ...
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How can I break a batch script that is executing a ping without terminating the whole script?

I have a batch script that continuously pings an address and I want a way to cancel the pinging but not terminate the whole script (alternative to ctrl^C).
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Access 2nd network adapter from LAN

I am building a virtual network LAB using GNS3. It is installed in a virtual server (VMware) running Windows server 2012 Datacenter with 2 ethernet network adapters (Eth0 and Eth1), and 1 MS Loopback ...
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CMD ping requests not allowing more than 1000 bytes to be sent

I can successfully ping, say, google.com via cmd using: ping {IP ADDRESS} -T -L 1000 But if I use a packet size greater than "1001" I get a request timed out error. I know that the max amount of ...
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Regarding the limitaions of “Listen Server”

Let's say that I have a game server located in my country which is hosted by my ISP. For example, I pinged their game server and I got 10 ms ping, and let's say the game features the ability to host ...
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Is there a maxium number of hostname aliases per line in a Windows hosts file?

I have a hosts file on Windows 7 that has an IP address followed by 10 different hostname aliases. I can ping the first nine, but if I try to ping the tenth, I get: Ping request could not find host ...
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Difference between pinging with and without http://

I am trying to ping my website http://www.example.com/ and it resolves to an unknown IP address and times out. PING http://www.example.com/ (198.105.254.228): 56 data bytes Request timeout for ...
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Can't run batch file in Server 2012

This site rocks! I am trying to run a simple .bat file on Server 2012 that will ping another server, filter out all the lines except one, and then write to a file for later use (I then want that file ...
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hostname lookup with ping -a randomly doesn't work

on my network I'm trying to find the hostnames for all my machines to have a better chance of physically finding the machines in question, and I'm having a puzzling issue. When I ping -a the IP ...
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What can cause high ping between a PC and router?

My PC is connected directly via Ethernet into the modem/router supplied by my ISP. When I test ping my routers address (192.168.0.1) I get about 9 results of >1ms, and then BOOM an absurd ping return ...
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Ssh/Ping Problems in Mac Yosemite through wifi but not ethernet

I am using Mac Yosemite OS to connect to my office servers via ssh. I am not able to connect through any of the Wifi (my apt's wifi or my work place's wifi). However, I am able to do ssh when I am ...
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Pinging My phone [closed]

I have recently lost my phone and I really need to find it I was searching on how to ping it for its location but I still haven't found any useful information. Is it possible I could ping it from ...
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Sporadic high ping to router

I'm receiving frequent high ping to my home network. Usually it will return a ping less than 1ms, but around 10% of the time, it will throw in a ping of 800+ms when pinging my router (192.168.0.1) ...
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Why doesn't “ping -j” work?

I am experimenting with ping command on Windows 7. According to the help of ping command. -j host-list Loose source route along host-list (IPv4-only). My computer sits in a home LAN. The ...
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I can ping but cannot download from the internet

When using the system proxy, firefox has no access to internet. After changing the proxy to auto, firefox downloads fine. In the terminal, when I tried to download using wget, the ternimal stopped at ...
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Weird high ping when another user on the same lan uses Skype

Well, this is not happening to me but my flatmate. He is having a high ping while playing(League of legends) as soon as I use skype (I've tested it by shutting it down and his ping was lowering ...
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What causes dropping of ARP response packets in a wireless network?

I have a network of wireless access points (APs) in my local area network (LAN). Some PCs in the network can get ping responses from some other PCs/devices in the network but not some others. I have ...
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Cant connect to a pc that uses static ip

I have one workstation in our network that works strangely, I do not know the exact terminologies, it uses a static ip which is configured in its local area connection properties. It can connect ...
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How do we get statistics from a continuous ping in PowerShell?

In Windows command prompt, when you Ctrl-C out of a continuous ping, the terminal will display the statistics: Ping statistics for ::1: Packets: Sent = 6, Received = 6, Lost = 0 (0% loss), ...
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Ping faster than light

I just discovered very strange thing while testing my internet connection. My ping is smaller than it should be. For example ping time to Arizona State University is about 14ms. eryk@eryk-pc:~$ ping ...
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Why does “curl” command work normally while “ping” not?

I find a strange phenomenon in my corporate network: I can execute curl google.com command successfully: [root@localhost ~]# curl google.com <HTML><HEAD><meta http-equiv="content-...
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I can ping localhost but not any external server

If I type ping 127.0.0.1, I get the response. However if I type ping google.com or any other external website, I get Request timed out. I know something is blocking in my network, but where I should ...
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Pinging using a variable

I'm trying to create a batch file that will ping a variable that is determined by the users input e.g. "Enter PC Name:" pc name =123 Then it pings 123.domain.com @echo off set /p UserInputPath = ...
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Reply From < IP address >: Destination Host Unreachable

This is the first time I've delved into this and stumped as to what is causing the issue. I've setup a network as follows: DC: 10.1.1.20 SRV-A: 10.1.1.22 SRV-B: 10.1.1.24 SRV-C: 10.1.1.26 SRV-D: 10.1....
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Pinging ip address on another interface than the one receiving the signal

I have PCa and PCb. PCa: $> ip addr && ip route 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:...
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Can't ping from my office to my home PC

Usually, I used TeamViewer to control my home PC and my office iMac both ways. But TeamViewer doesn't work sometimes. In this case, from my home PC to my office iMac, I used UltraVnc (on home PC) to ...
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Prevent traffic to mac address using ebtables

I have an interface on a remote host: 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,10000> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 1000 link/ether 00:05:68:02:68:dd brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff inet 192.168.3.1/24 ...
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How to get IPv6 of a website?

How can I get the IPv6 address of any website ( eg www.google.com) using ping command in cmd on windows 8.1? And is it possible to do so if my OS only supports link-local IPv6? I tried this: ping -6 ...
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How to simulate traceroute using ping?

I am learning computer networks and looking for a way to simulate traceroute using ping commando. I think it has something to do with ttl, but I don't know how to develop that further.
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How ping a server which has ICMP blocked

I'm trying to ping a server which has ICMP blocked with normal ping. It's showing: Request timed out Is there any other method to ping it?
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What are the requirements for a “Listen Server” in video games?

i know it depends highly on a game engine. I know upload and download speeds important in video games to host a match with a good connection quality. But when it comes to network latency, i noticed ...
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Why does a ping flood wake up a PC, while a single ping does not?

I just noticed that when you flood-ping a PC that is in sleep-mode, it will wake it up while a single ping or multple pings per 1 sec does not wake it up. Wake up on lan/wan is enabled. What is the ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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Intermittent recurring ping general failure to internet but not router

I have found very few posts that fit my exact scenario, but the ones I've found don't have helpful answers. (Like this one: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/ping-...
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ICMP flood with ping working only one time

my problem is simple: The first time I made a flooding ping to a fake ip on my network (for testing if someone is on promisc mode), it works perfectly: $ping -f 192.168.1.10 After perfoming this, ...
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Why broadcast ping takes longer than host ping

I have a simple question. I have read that when I'm pinging broadcast address in LAN every device responds to ICMP Echo Request and console shows first(quickest) response. But when I pinged ...
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Why are packets piling up in my router? [duplicate]

I had been experiencing some latency spikes with my internet for about a day. After having an ISP tech come and confirm that there were no problems on their end, I tried pinging my router (Airport ...
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How can I make an outbound rule specifically for ping.exe on Windows 7?

I have all outbound traffic on my Windows 7x64 system blocked. How can I specifically allow only ping.exe to be used in the command line (cmd.exe) without making a blanket exeption rule for all ...
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Nslookup works but ping fails

I've recently ran into this weird problem where the domain names fail to resolve from DNS. When I try to ping google.com, I get ping request could not find host google.com, but nslookup returns the ...
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Connecting 3 PCs in a LAN

I'm running on GNS3 and in my topology I've connected 3 PCs. PC1 is connected to PC2 via eth0 and PC3 is connected to PC2 via eth1. I can only ping between PC1 and PC2. I cannot ping between PC2 and ...
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Can't connect to host by hostname

I have a problem which can be described by these four lines $ host example.com example.com has address 10.10.10.10 $ ping example.com ping: unknown host example.com As I see, hostname resolves fine,...
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how to determine which side causes the intermittent ping failure

Recently co-workers have been experiencing random connection drop problem with one of the servers. If I ping the server 10 times in a row from my windows client machine, I can see quite a few of ...
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Can't ping a host in the same network

So i'm setting a network of three PC's (PC1 - PC2 - PC3). PC2 eth0 is connected to PC1 eth0. And PC2 eth1 connected to PC3 eth0. I can ping PC2 with PC1 but i can't do the same for PC3. Also, are they ...