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

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Is there a utility to ping a server using aliases in ssh config (instead of /etc/hosts)?

I'm trying to standardize my server aliases across projects by linking together ssh config files that I can keep under version control. I'd like to be able to just define machine aliases along with ...
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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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Device reachable but not pingable

In a domestic LAN I have a TV connected to a router via copper straight cable and a PC connected wirelessly. I stream stuff to the TV from the PC using DLNA. So the TV is somehow known to the PC, it ...
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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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Linux Web Server Cannot ping localhost or anything on the internet

My ubuntu 12.04 server was working fine a few days ago. I didn't change any server configurations, but today all of a sudden I can't ping anything. What could be the potential issue here? I can't even ...
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How can I monitor my ISP's connection quality over time?

I've got a very bad ISP and want to monitor the connection quality over a month's time. At the moment I just wrote a script which logs ping requests to Google's DNS server 8.8.8.8. How can I do ...
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How can one machine ping another, but the reverse ping doesn't work

I've got two VMware Workstation virtual machines running ... Virtual A can ping the host laptop most of the time, other real machines on my home network all of the time, but it gets a "request timed ...
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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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ipv6 ping failure from AP end [duplicate]

AP configuration setting: br-lan Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 04:F0:21:1E:CB:BC inet addr:192.168.0.249 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::6f0:21ff:fe1e:...
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always failed to ping ipv6 from AP to Sta

I have a AP and Sta connected wirelessly, configured as following: AP: 2001:db8:290c:1291::49/48 Station: 2001:db8:290c:1291::48/48 when I do ping from AP to Station, it always show PING 2001:...
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Getting “no route to host”in Mac OS X 10.5.8

I have an issue with one of my computer on my network. It is an iMac running OS X 10.5.8. The issue is accessing certain websites. For instance, one of these websites is that the computer is ...
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server cannot ping unless wireshark is capturing packet

A server cannot ping to other servers unless a wireshark is capturing packet. And I believe that a process is capturing packets before ping process. But how to find this process?
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Using ping -S results in PING: transmit failed. General failure

I'm using Windows 10 and my NIC IP address is 10.8.1.20 There is another device connected directly with an ethernet cable with ip address 10.8.1.21 When I tried to ping with this: ping 10.8.1.21 ...
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Arp request 0 responses

I'm trying to ping my android device (10.0.0.38) from my PC (10.0.0.56). They both are in the same network. However, when I use arping to send ARP requests from my PC to my Android, I don't receive ...
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High bandwidth usage from “Service Traffic” on only one ISP

I'm using NetBalancer and seeing a very odd behavior from windows. There's one element on the list "Service traffic". I found the following information here https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/...
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Ping and nslookup work, but connection is refused

As per the question title, my PC repeatedly loses the ability to connect to websites despite ping and nslookup functioning correctly. The PC will run normally for anywhere between 15 and 60 minutes ...
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PuTTY: Cannot connect to a friend's server even though not blacklisted

My friend is hosting a server from home and I have been helping him to run a game server on it. I was able to connect using PuTTY, WinSCP and the game we were hosting, but due to a former admin ...
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Network/Socket Connection Issue

Problem Socket Connection between 192.168.1.1(Server) and 192.168.1.12(Client) can NOT be established (See Fig. 1). Tests Test 1: "Ping" ping 192.168.1.2 -S 192.168.1.1 -> Success ping 192.168.1.12 ...
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Can't ping my android device in the same network

I have 2 devices : PC (debian 16.04) : 10.0.0.56 Android device (4.4.2) : 10.0.0.38 They're on the same network, have the same gateway which is 10.0.0.1 but whenever I try to ping from one device ...
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TL-R860 v5 can't ignor or forbid ping packets

Although I checked both "Ignore Ping Packet From WAN Port" and "Forbid Ping Packet From LAN Port" and rebooted the router, my TL-R860 v5 (Firmware Version: 4.8.3 Build 120308 Rel.37973n) still replies ...
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Corporate user cannot ping computer on network

At my company we are on a corporate network connected with domain main.mycompany.com. I also have a domain-less computer running under my desk that I use for development work as well as running a ...
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Unstable wi-fi latency

I'm having a strange latency problems with my network connection. Here are results of pinging google's server, tough same goes for any remote server that allows ping. C:\Users>ping -t -l 1000 8.8....
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Cannot ping to VMware guest

I have a VM on my laptop that runs Windows Server 2008. Both my laptop and my VM are connected to my office domain network, and I use NAT network for my VM. From my VM, I can ping to my laptop, but ...
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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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Can't ping to computer but reverse ping can

So Computer 1 can ping to computer 2 but reverse it can't Setup: Router A (192.168.0.xxx) 255.255.255.0 > Router B (192.168.1.xxx) 255.255.255.0 So computer1 on Router B can ping to computer2 on ...
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How to solve weird ping spikes on laptop during online games

I have samsung np900 ultrabook with windows 8. When I'm playing http://www.haxball.com/ my ping increases for 5 to 10 seconds almost every minute. However when I'm playing on desktop computer there is ...
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Online computer not responding to pings

I was doing a bit of scanning on my network lately, knew all the hostnames to each computer connected. But whilst pinging one of them ping returned Request timed out.. This is strange as I know the ...
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Cannot ping, but can connect to the internet - Windows 8

I am not able to ping google.com or any other host when connected to ethernet (request timed out), however I do have network connectivity. When I connect to Wi-Fi on the same network, I am able to ...
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How can I perform a ping every X minutes and check the response time?

I am currently working in a big company and we have serious latency issues. This is happening in a process control system, and is unacceptable (Open a valve sometimes take 2 minutes before command ...
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Linux kernel ignoring ICMP redirect requests, but only sometimes

With tcpdump I can verify that ICMP redirect requests are honoured when using ping, but not when using ssh. Here is the setup: myhost connects to otherhost. otherhost has tcpdump running. It has a ...
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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 results exported to .csv to multiple rows and columns

I have a script that I run to ping multiple Ip addresses. It works just fine with everything that I have in it the way I want it. The problem is the export. I need "Router" to Start in Column "A" ...
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LAN device unable to ping print server

I have 10 devices in my network connected to a switch. They all are in a Domain network. One system is sharing a printer (let's call it "printer server" and all the others use the printer through ...
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Can a Windows network issue remain undetected by the ping command?

Is it technically possible that a problem with a Windows Network does not manifest itself as packet drops when the ping command is used? If yes, What are some other ways to detect it? Reason I ask: ...
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Why can't I ping while I can see in ARP?

There are several questions asked the same way; I have been trying various solutions for 3 days with no luck; that's why I am asking from scratch. I have a wireless router and a wireless access point ...
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Linux to Windows ping

ALL, I have a LAN with the laptops running different OS. Also on Windows up until couple of days ago I was successfully using ZoneAlarm. However I recently installed MS SQL Server 2012 Express on ...
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Weird network behavior with TP-Link TL-PA7020P Powerline adapters

I bought four TP-Link PowerLine Adapters ( two TL-PA7020P KIT ) 1000 Mbps. By replacing four Netgear 200 Mpbs Powerline Adapters I got a faster and more reliable connection. Great! But sometimes, ...
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Windows 10 can't resolve hostnames - ping with IP works but not with hostname

Facts: The browser doesn't load any pages, whether they are addressed with IP or hostname. ping google.com doesn't work, returning Ping request could not find host google.com. ping 216.58.209.78 (...
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Short Intermittent disconnection

this problem has been a reoccurring issue for my computer. I keep getting intermittent connection lasting a couple seconds ranging from every couple minutes to every hour/couple hours. This is ...
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Exact meaning of ICMP protocol 1 port xxx unreachable in a ping exchange

A tcpdump of a ping session shows the following two lines: IP gateway.comp.com > somehost.comp.com: ICMP redirect 10.8.0.10 to host othergateway.comp.com, length 68 IP gateway.comp.com > ...
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Kali VM not pinging Windows 7 VM but vice versa is possible

I have installed Kali and Windows 7 VM on Virtual Oracle Box. Its pinging fine from Windows to kali but its not pinging from kali to Windows VM. Both network are on Bridged Connection. Kali IP ...
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Raspbian can ssh/ping Me I can't

Very strange problem here. On my LAN, there are a Raspbian and my PC, both connected to a router/ADSL. Raspbian can ping/ssh me. But I can't from my PC toward the Raspbian. My PC is a Fedora 23 ...
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Windows 10 tcp timed out

Few time ago my notebook with win 10 started behaving strange. My Google Chrome always give me ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT for something about 5 or 10 minutes and then start to work normally. I've also ...
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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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Why can't Wireshark read packets from ping?

I have Wireshark started, then I ping an IP address. But Wireshark is not picking up any packet sending to or receiving (echoing) from the destination address. Why? Is ping "protected" from being ...
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Why does ICMP Echo Request and Echo Reply packets contain a Data portion?

The ICMP Echo Request and Echo Reply packets contain a Data portion. For example this is an Echo Request packet (that was sent in Windows using the ping command): As you can see, there is a Data ...
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How to find the no of machines/IPaddress connected to same network?

I am connected to WiFi named: santosh in my home. I am looking for any command in unix or windows command prompt to check which all machines or IP address are connected to the same networks i.e. on ...
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Ping spikes on 5ghz/2.4ghz wi-fi only on one computer

I have strange problem with Wi-Fi on my latop. I tried to use 5ghz and 2.5ghz - and it make no significant difference. When I ping my router it looks like this: Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of ...
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Can't ping a hostname even though nslookup can resolve the hostname to an ip-address

I have a Windows 10 client connected to a Asus rt-n66u router and I'm trying to ping a Raspian client, sesosapi03, connected to the same router. On the Windows client I try the following; PS C:\...
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Connection to router extremely unstable

connection CONSTANTLY DROPS, and it's not just the internet connection, it's the connection with the router as well because i cannot ping it when it happens. Here are the screenshots, this first one ...