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

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What all is there to know about ping while troubleshooting an internet connection?

What all is there to know about ping and the IP address to ping while troubleshooting/diagnosing a problem in the internet connection? For example: I run the command ping 192.168.1.1 -t in the ...
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my Website loss packet in 70% countries, how can i dertermine why its loss packets?

I checked my website on google page speed tester, it show result 90/100. I checked my website on pingdom it shows good result there. When i check my website in cloudmonitor.ca.com, it shows good ...
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Windows7 - I can't ping other computer after awakening from sleep

I have two computers and they can ping each other normally when system is fresh (there was no sleep after last turn on). But sometimes I must sleep my computer for a while and after awake ping doesn't ...
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vmware workstation 8 and windows 8.1 can't ping host to guest, other pings work fine

Having a very strange problem with my virtual machines. My host OS is Windows 8.1, my guest OS's are varions windows (XP, Windows 7). I recently updated my host OS to 8.1. I had the same problems ...
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Ping via nmap all possible private IPv4 addresses

Is there any way to ping via nmap (using one command) all the possible private IPv4 addresses from: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.255.255. The number of all combinations is 65536.
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How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response sound an alarm

How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response then ping every 1 sec, if still no response after 5 one second pings then sound an alarm and continue pinging ...
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Ping outside LAN not working with Mikrotik router

I try to ping outside internet from Mikrotik terminal but I can't. I have Mikrotik routerboard 750GL. I tried to ping gmail.com, It's IP is: 74.125.236.53 ping 74.125.236.53 I got output: ...
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Show current ping to website on Taksbar

I'm looking for a way to monitor my current internet connection quality by showing the ping-response to a website like google in the taskbar on the right side. I'm using Windows 8.1. Kind of like ...
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puzzling DNS behaviour (ubuntu)

(All IPs and names have been censored, hopefully) This morning we had some connectivity problems in one of our servers. It turns out that changing our connection configuration to be IP-based (not ...
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Can't ping after ip change

I'm running 3 virtual machines with Fedora 19. The machine B is set up with two networks adapters and provides que channel between machine A and machine C. The machine A IP is set to 192.168.1.1 and ...
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LAN can connect with computer name but not with IP

I've got a small office network, about 20 machines, that all use Windows 7, and the problem described in the title. Computer TM (the troublemaker) wants to talk to Computer FS (a file server), but it ...
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What do the different ping statuses returned by VBS scripts mean?

I have a VBS Script that executes this code strQuery = "SELECT * FROM Win32_PingStatus WHERE Address = '" & Cell & "'" Cell - is the Excel cell with the hostname Some of my results are ...
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Ping test for 4 hours

I am trying to perform a ping a test to the servers for 4 hours I tried using ping -t '14400' IP-ADDRESS but i am getting a following error: "ping: ttl 14400 out of range" Is there any other ...
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Log ping and date isnt working [closed]

:START echo %date% %time% && ping -n 1 192.168.1.1 >> pingReport.txt 2>&1 echo %date% %time% && ping -n 1 192.168.1.2 >> pingReport.txt 2>&1 echo %date% ...
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What should I expect to see when I 'ping' my IP address?

I am using the linux ping command from a linux machine to test connection to a windows machine: I first find my windows machine IP address using ipconfig and then do this from the linux machine: ...
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What can cause this variation in ping?

I have a problem with my internet connection and I don't know what is causing it. My router is a Linksys E3200 and my computer is equipped with Windows 8 and a WIFI adapter TP-Link WDN3200 (Ralink ...
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When connected to VPN cannot autocomplete addresses using VPN domain

I am logged in into another company VPN and when I try to browse their intranet I get redirected to an error page since the address is being complented with the incorrect domain. When I perform ...
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Address Resolution on WiFi with TP-LINK router

I have a TP-LINK WiFi router which shows lan IP addresses and computer mac addresses under Device Info > ARP. I am interested to read this info from my computer (Ubuntu 12.04) connected to the same ...
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Sometimes cannot access my own websites, ping general failure

Rarely, yet annoyingly, I cannot access my websites with my laptop. If I try to open one of them in a browser, I get the classic "This webpage is not available" error. When I try to ping one of ...
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Is there a way to combine these two ping commands?

There are two methods of seeing outputs of continuous ping test. ping a.b.c.d -t > output_filename.txt ping a.b.c.d -t (live results visible on screen) Is there a way to combine the two ...
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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Linux ARP source address wrong, when pinging from different interface

I'm seeing some weird behavior, and was hoping someone could explain to me why this is happening: I have a linux box with two physical interfaces: arnout@arnout-VirtualBox ~ $ ifconfig eth0 ...
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Cannot connect to my win 7 machine

When I ping a windows 7 machine from my win 8 tablet: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC>ping alwyn-hp Pinging alwyn-hp.gateway.2wire.net [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of ...
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Slow Airport Extreme -> Cable Modem ping time

While I currently have the new Airport Extreme router, I had the same problem with my previous router as well (which was a Netgear running dd-wrt). The setup is extremely basic: I have a cable modem ...
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How to make ping less verbose

I want to make ping less verbose for my batch script, but I do want it to show time-out messages and other errors. This is what I've got so far: @echo off :BEGIN time /T ping 127.0.0.0 -n 1 | find ...
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Can't resolve remote hostname from Powershell on Server 2008 R2 DC

I'm going across a problem in Powershell: I can't ping websites. Command line works properly but Powershell seems to be unable to resolve remote hostname. In Powershell I can ping local computers in ...
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Determine which computer on LAN causes network problems

I have a simple question, is there any way to determine which computer on LAN is causing network problems? (virus on on of them maybe) Like 10 minutes of 30 minutes of playing online game my ping ...
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Having ping 600-650ms, will that make browsing much worse?

I am thinking to order satellite internet (10/4Mbps). The problem is that ping time is very high (600-650ms). I am wondering how big problem will be that to me. I don't play games. The first thing ...
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Ping retrieves an IP from DNS, but loses all packets

I'm working with a minimal installation of RHEL 6. When I first turned this machine on, it couldn't ping anybody. It turned out that I needed to add the GATEWAY under /etc/sysconfig/networking and ...
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Why I cannot ping local IPs on my Mac? [duplicate]

I'm trying to ping local IPs on my Mac but it's not working as I would expect. If I ping 127.0.0.1, there's no problem: PING 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 127.0.0.1: icmp_seq=0 ...
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Unable to ping a Windows machine from Linux

I have Windows installed on my laptop, connected to the router wirelessly with IP 192.168.1.5. My desktop is running Linux, connected to the same router (wired) with IP 192.168.1.2. When I do a ping ...
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SIGINT (ctrl-c) not instant for ping

At times I run a ping command (on GNU/Linux) and it won't stop immediately when I press Ctrl-c. To my understanding ctrl-c sends a SIGINT. What are possible causes of the ping command to not exit ...
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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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what does this ping listing mean — it does not have an IP address but some hex numbers

Something's screwy on our network at work, and I'm no longer able to reach a server where I'm developing a database application. I'm not the network admin, and he's out sick. When, from my ...
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Ping takes a very long time to start

The internet on my mac keeps slowing down and I'm struggling to diagnose the problem. Other identical machines on the same network aren't suffering from the same problem. After a reboot the internet ...
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Ping magically works on Windows 8

There's a remote machine named JUPITER, accessible through Win8 DirectAccess. Then just after IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS, I observe the following: ping JUPITER works and pings to an IPV6 address. nslookup ...
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why did ping echo request/reply succeed even though destination system had wrong default gateway?

Why did ping work but any other connection fail in the following scenario? We have the following network scenario: 2 Offices each with a Sonicwall NSA 3500 Each office has it's own network, with a ...
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Windows 7 machines can't ping or access Windows Server 2003

Our network is served by a Windows 2003 Server machine, using Active Directory for users security management. There are more than 60 machines connected on a daily basis and most of our files are ...
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What does it mean, if no response for ping (not even timeout)?

I'm trying to ping a VM from KVM Host over the bridge (maybe this informations is redundant). And there is no response to the ping, not even "host unreachable" or "timeout" What does it mean? Update: ...
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One way high ping when directly connecting two devices

i have just made crossover cable, and connected my desktop computer with laptop to test it, but i am experiencing high ping on laptop > desktop desktop 10.10.10.1, laptop 10.10.10.2 pinging laptop ...
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Some VM's can Ping a Server, but other VM's can't

We have a collection of VM's, each one is hosted on Server1, all of them need to be able to connect to/ping Server2. VM1 can ping Serevr2 VM2 can ping Server2 VM3 cant ping Server2 VM4 cant ping ...
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Configuring port forwarding for SSH - no response outside LAN

I recently moved, and at the same time purchased a new router (Linksys E1200). Prior to the move, I had my old router set up to forward a port for SSH to servers on my LAN, and I was using DynDNS to ...
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How can I block ICMP/PING/Traceroute on Mac OSX Server?

I understand that on Linux I do: // allow echo 1 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all // block echo 0 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all // permanent block (edit /etc/sysctl.conf) ...
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Why can I ping a computer using its IP address but not its computer name on my VPN?

We have a VPN set up that is a little troublesome. It doesnt assign a gateway IP address (a separate issue) but most annoyingly, I cant ping machines by their computer name, I have to use their IP ...
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Can't ping 8.8.8.8 from Virtual Machine in Azure

I created a Virtual Machine in Windows Azure (Windows Server 2008). Accesed using remote desktop connection and opened cmd. Then tried to ping 8.8.8.8 (which I can from my computer) but I got: ...
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Ping to router gives high latency at random

Using MultiPing I'm pinging to my router (192.168.0.1), but at random this gives high latency of >500ms or packet loss. I have two other routers in my network (but configured as switches) which give ...
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what is the effect of using 'ping -m' (tagging the packets)

i was going through the man pages of ping and i found a -m option there.. so how does this effect my packets? its something like tagging the packets. ping 8.8.8.8 -m 2 ...
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packet loss and unable to ssh

I am trying to connect to a linux server from my linux machine using SSH over LAN. I don't know what the problem is but sometimes I can ping the server but can not ssh whereas at other times I am ...
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ping works but not telnet in putty

I am trying to ping one remote server. I am surprised that ping works but not telnet. ping 174.25.366.25 --connection is successful. where as telnet 174.25.366.25 --connection timed out I also ...
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I want to ping an IP via a router on Ubuntu

I have a router which runs openwrt with 3g and an ubuntu PC. I want to be able to ping an IP: 8.8.8.8 from the PC, but have it routed through the router. Does anyone know how I'd go about setting ...