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

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Two devices cannot ping each other through WiFi

I have WiFi router connected to the Internet through pppoe. Router has latest version of firmware installed. I have no any antivirus software running and firewall enabled. My router is ASUS ...
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LINUX Ping host, Display error on failure

I'm writing a bash script to ping a given hostname, and display whether or not the host is active (display a simple message.) Should be easy, but headache instead. Here is what I have so far: ...
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Ping server/domain and capture its IP on Linux

With Windows, you could ping a given domain name and capture the IP as a variable, even if no reply was received. I believe the command looked something like this: ping domain.com for /f "tokens=1,2 ...
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How to test hosting before picking one?

I'm looking for fast and cheap hosting at the moment and I don't want to rely on users opinions only (many if not most of them are sponsored by, or are actually from, the companies themselves anyway). ...
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http ping to restart service

This tool checks if a website is offline or not. http://www.coretechnologies.com/products/http-ping/ I'm trying to create an automated process to run that file and check domain.com, if pinging fails ...
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How can I run an arbitrary command when ping completes?

How can I construct a command to ping a host every minute or something, then run a command when it doesn't time out (when the pinged host comes online)? Basically I want the following pseudocode: ...
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What does this router-log file mean?

I was just checking the router's logs to see what kind of information is stored, and I find this file: "May 14 21:13:36 ","PING-FLOODING flooding attack from WAN (ip:89.170.246.114) detected." "May ...
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Why is the ping on microsoft.com so bad? [closed]

I'm getting these ping results for microsoft.com and outlook.com: Arthurs-iMac-2:~ arthur$ ping microsoft.com PING microsoft.com (65.55.58.201): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request ...
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How does 0.0.0.0 binding happen in linux?

A ping to 0.0.0.0 responds from 127.0.0.1. However, if I shutdown the localhost loopback and keep another interface up with another ip, then ping 0.0.0.0 gives an error $ping 0.0.0.0 connect: ...
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Can I track how far a request makes it onto the internet?

If I send a request over the internet is there a way for me to track all the servers it goes through? I know I can in the terminal type: ping superuser.com and get: PING superuser.com ...
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Ping/Broadband QOS over time tool for mac

I work on the train using a mac tethered to my 3G mobile. Connectivity drops out sometimes, but not enough to stop me from working. Am thinking about switching phones, but before I do, I'd like to ...
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Why Wireshark is not showing high layer packets like ICMP/IP/UDP? (Only broadcast packets are shown)

I am using Wireshark for 802.11g sniffing. The AP is not using any encryption. These are my observations: The vast majority packets are beacons and the probe requests. If I filter out beacons using ...
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Window 8 machine cannot ping devices on same subnet

After returning from vacation during which several Windows updates were applied and my router suffered a hard power cycle, my Windows 8 Desktop can no longer ping other devices on the same subnet. ...
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Unable to ping just 1 computer on the network

I have 2 computers on the network (Computer A & B). There are also other computers on the network. From Computer A I am able to ping all other computers on the network except Computer B. ...
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Ping statistics without stopping ping

Is there a way to see a running-total ping statistic, without needing to stop and restart ping? When running, I see this: 64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=3758 ttl=52 time=32.387 ms 64 bytes from ...
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Ping fails between machines on same network

config internet -> Arris CM/WAP stock -> Netgear 2000 DD-Wrt v24 (wired connect to CM) All machines have internet access Netgear 192.160.0.2 CM 192.168.0.1 machine 1 - wired to netgear ...
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How to ping an IP from an android device? [closed]

Is there any way to ping an IP address from an android device (like an Arc S or LG PRADA)? Is there any android built in application or am I to download an app for my task?
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Cannot SSH/RDP until after pinging URL

If, after starting system (freshly installed Linux Mint 13), I try to run: ssh mywebsite.com it hangs up with "Connection timed out". but when I open the browser and enter mywebsite.com there (or ...
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Why does ping sometimes decrease in a traceroute?

I've run a traceroute. (see image). The "Avg" column shows that on hop 7, the ping actually decreases between ping 6 and 8. This can't be due to an anomaly because this data is averaged over 24 ...
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Youtube buffering weirdness

sometimes I have problems when loading some youtube videos. To settle the obvious: when running these tests, I was the only one actively using the internet connection in the home and there was no ...
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Is it allowed to Ping Backbones or other ISP Servers for a prolonged pingtest? [closed]

I made a few Ping tests until now, once I made it a whole week, but now I'm not so sure about the thoughts of the Admins which are owning the servers I ping. Now, I have found a few posts which are ...
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ping using mac addresses or link local ipv6 addresses

I have 4 Virtual Machines (Ubuntu 12.04) running on a host that is also running Ubuntu 12.04. The Virtual Machines are named: switch-vm vm-1 vm-2 vm-3 Below are the network settings on switch-vm: ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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Laptop can ping and tracert, but browser, telnet doesn't work

Every other system on the network works fine, no changes have been made to router, and problem existed on a different network, so I don't think its an external problem. Pretty sure it's an issue with ...
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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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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 ...