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

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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 ...
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Time to travel hops networking

If two machines are on the same network, as in, they both are connected to the same default gateway, does sending out a ping from one machine to the other make the other reply with a TTL value ...
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Why do TTLs differ in a ping

If I send a ping to a certain machine across the country with a ttl equal to 15, why does the response from the server have a ttl of 51?
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How to 'ping' politely

Today minecraft was down at exactly the moment when I wanted to take a break from studying for my finals. A harrowing experience! So I thought I would procrastinate a bit by writing a script that ...
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How to read the route table?

Host: win8 ip: 192.168.1.102 Virtual Machina: gentoo ip:192.168.1.108 I type the command route -n to see the route table. The route table is : root@gentoo-jl ~ # route -n Kernel IP routing ...
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What does this Ping answer mean?

This is the output from an attempt to ping from a Windows 7 computer with an LTE modem plugged in. The LED on the device tells me that the device has a data (IP) connection, but the Windows network ...
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How is ICMP unique?

I just read this in Wikipedia: Although ICMP messages are contained within standard IP datagrams, ICMP messages are usually processed as a special case, distinguished from normal IP ...
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source address of packets in a wifi network is the router and not the pc

I executed ping fron machine A (wireless PC) to machine B (wired PC to the wireless router). When I check the packets in machine B with wireshark they have the source address of the router ...
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Manually allow ping.exe through firewall

To improve my feeling of security I recently switched my windows 7 firewall to block all outbound connections. The only thing I can't seem to get to work is ping.exe. I tried by creating custom rules ...
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Ping flood attack every 5 seconds [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ping flooding: what to do about it? My router's log, which is a D-Link DIR-600, shows 40 pages (and updating) of entries like: Nov 19 11:17:08 PING-FLOODING ...
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Make two virtual machines ping in virtual box

I'm trying to make two virtual machines communicate in Virtual Box, but without any success. Here are the steps I have done: I set both VMs in Internal networking mode (using VBoxManage modifyvm ...
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When I ping a server name, how is the domain determined?

On my machine, when I ping a server with fully qualified name, it works fine ping myserver.newcompanyname.com But when I ping the server name by itself, it fails. And it also indicates that it ...
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Checking if a computer on local network is a sleep or not without waking it

I would like to check if a computer on a local machine is in a sleep or awake, but without waking it on LAN. If I ping the machine then machine automatically wakes up. I don't want that. I just need ...
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Can Network Card cause high ping?

I have windows 7 x64 VoIP Modem. Arris Modem. 12Mb cable internet ASUS P5K motherboard with built in Atheros L1 network card. Few month ago my downloading speed started to slow down from 12mb ...
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unable to ping machine on WLAN

I've started accepting remote desktop connections on one of my machines. If i connect the machine to my router using an Ethernet cable i am able to ping it and connect to it remotely (using RDP). ...
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Slow response for ping to 127.0.0.1

I have a ping to 127.0.0.1 which varies between 1 and 23 milliseconds. I'm using a VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter, and updating to the latest driver version 3.87.0.1 didn't seem to fix the ...