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

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Can ping device from one computer and not the other

I've recently been assigned to work on a diagnostic program done in C++ which communicates with a piece of electronic equipment. Our normal scenario involves communicating via an RS232 interface, but ...
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Why has ping started to resolve hostnames to IPv6 addresses?

Why would my computer (Vista Business) begin to start pinging using IPv6? I have not to my knowledge made any change to enable this. When I ping a local computer with it's hostname, ping has started ...
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Why does the PING command in my batch file execute in a loop?

I created a .BAT file in Windows 7 that has the following line: PING XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -t (XXX replaces the actual IP number). However, when I double click on this batch file, I can see the PING ...
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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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Difference between pings in same house?

My brother and I love to play league of legends however our pings vary greatly. We are in the same room when my ping is around 100ms while his is 50ms. I am using a Dell 15r and He is using a 2 ...
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Ping/nslookup working but telnet/browser fails

Having a problem on several systems. Ping, nslookup and tracert all work as expected but the browser and other applications including telnet are unable to get any internet access. The problem is not ...
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What is a good WLAN ping time on a clean network?

More specifically, what is your local WLAN ping time (e.g., between a host on the WLAN and your router, or between two hosts on the WLAN, divided by 2)? I had assumed it would be well under 1 ms for ...
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Ping piped to txt does output nothing

Following script should pipe the ping output to a text file @echo off rem end with ctrl+c y ping 192.168.33.65 -t >> C:\_ScriptLog\Ping\ping.txt but nothing is piped to the txt file, it´s ...
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Website with memorable static IPs to test connectivity? [closed]

This is needed for the following scenario, User is getting a DNS server error User has nothing but an access to a web browser (command line is not available - ping/traceroute 8.8.8.8 or 4.2.2.2 is ...
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iMac OSX “no route to host”

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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Can't ping the default gateway

I recently formatted a mini laptop (Acer aspire one ZG5) and installed Windows XP pro. The PC its working ok but the wifi its not. The thing is that the WLAN adapter sucessfully negotiate dhcp with ...
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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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Why are computers not seeing each other over Wifi?

There is 2 computers here, 1 is running Debian 6 and one - Windows XP. They are both connected via Wifi but cannot ping each other. But, when one is connected via a wired connection, I can ping the ...
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Not able to ping or SSH to openstack instance

I have created and launched an openstack instance. I have associated key and added all SSH (22), TCP and IMCP ports accessibility. I found an IP and then i tried to ping that ip. HOST Machine : ...
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Linux not resolving linux hostnames but does resolve windows hostnames

I have a network of computers, mainly Windows machines on a windows domain. I have 2 Linux machines, which are connected to the network and get their IP's via DHCP from the Windows 2003 server. My ...
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How can I ping via an alternate gateway?

Our network has two modems, each one hidden behind a router. The primary router is on 10.1.1.1, the backup router is on 10.1.1.2, and are both configured to the 10.1.1.0/24 subnet. Both routers have ...
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Why is my ping going steadily from > 1s, down to a couple hundred ms, then back to > 1s over and over?

I'm pinging an idle android phone and noticed this behavior, where it endlessly starts at > 1s ping times, decreasing steadily until it hits a couple hundred ms, then goes back up to > 1s? What can ...
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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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Why “gmail.com” and “www.gmail.com” IPs navigate me to “google.com” homepage?

As you see below I get a ping of www.gmail.com and gmail.com : C:\>ping www.gmail.com Pinging googlemail.l.google.com [74.125.232.149] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 74.125.232.149: bytes=32 ...
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I want to know about ttl time [on hold]

172.16.0.1: bytes=32 time=18 TTL-61 Suppose this is my ping test here time=18, >18 is better or <18 is better and what is the optimal ttl time should be?
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How to ping by hostname on CentOS

I have 2 PCs running CentOS 7 and they're both connected to a wireless repeater/AP. I have statically set both the IP addresses of the 2 PCs, and they are able to ping each other via IP. I have also ...
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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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Sometimes can't ping router

I have a TP Link tl-wr1043nd v1 router with gargoyle 1.6.1 on it. At least once or twice a day, my internet breaks for a couple minutes. When I try to ping the router it will output: PING ...
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How come I can ping google but not a PC on a different subnet within my campus network?

I am a newbie to the networking world. I know that one cannot ping two PCs connected to different subnets unless you have a router in between. But, I was wondering how come I can ping www.google.com ...
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Whenever i try to ping some website URL, the ip address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback ip address}

Whenever I try to ping some website URL, the IP address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback IP address} There are many websites : mega.co.nz, 1337x.to & many more I have checked my hosts ...
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Why would wifi router suddenly start having a bad connection for only one of the connected devices?

My home connection consists of two OSX Mavericks laptops connected to a Motorola box that functions both as a wifi router and a cable modem. About a month ago, we started seeing problems. The ...
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Batch File, PING, errorlevel and > null what do they do?

This seems like a really easy question (running Windows 7). But I have looked for the answer and couldn't find anything at Microsoft's sites (XP PING & Everything else PING) or from a bunch of ...
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Windows 8 - Cannot send outgoing pings

Recently I seem to have encountered an issue within my computer being that I cannot ping or be pinged. this has existed for quite some time, but i've ran out of troubleshooting ideas. (I have tried 3 ...
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How to check if Windows machine is online by IP without ping?

I have Windows Machine, and its firewall rejects ICMP pings, so just testing the machine using ping IP doesn't work even when the machine is up and running. How can I find out if Windows machine is ...
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How to call a website from pc using a non registered domain name? [duplicate]

Usually When you ping a website (e.g Google.com) it replies with a specific Ip My question is: Is there anyway where you can call a website and replies with an IP you have set manaually like 1.2.3.4 ...
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Ping timeout when downloading

I have a strange behaviour with my router. When I do nothing on my network, all it's ok when I ping it. I tried with 1000 ping and I get: 1000 packets transmitted, 995 packets received, 0.5% ...
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Why do I get “General Failure” when pinging host name on a Win 7 node on the network?

This is a very peculiar problem with a station on our network. The client pc is running Windows 7 Pro. What makes this problem interesting is that this client is the only node on the network that ...
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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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Strange traceroute on home network

In our home network (with a central AVM FritzBox as an internet router and central switch) connection gets lost from time to time to some of the devices. If lost, no ping is possible any more and ...
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CMD record of no reply from ping command

Im writing a script to ping WAPs and Switches within a school and everything on it is running great aside from it will not pipe no responses into a .txt because I have added | FIND "TTL=" This is ...
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How can I perform a ping every X minuts 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 minuts before command ...
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Is the any way other then ping to detect internet connection?

I have a rails server (Linux). I can open the site with machine A. Using machine B I just can use ssh port to connect it, but it cannot open the site and the rails server cannot detect the http ...
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Decreasing Latency on App Similar to high frequency trading

I have a bot on a server that accesses information from a website at a very specific time. I want to minimize the time that it takes for their website to get my request and be the first person in line ...
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Networking at home

I have problem with internet connection and I'd like to note, that I don't have big knowledge if this matter. Usually in my home, there are 2 devices using internet (one is wi-fi, another is on ...
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How to speed up Connections to specific websites during peak times

There is a website I use for work that at a specific time loads some information that I need but since everyone is checking at that exact moment their servers slow down. I was told there are ways to ...
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Ping from windows 7 get no reply but sets errorlevel to 0

From a Windows 7 machine, I ping an IP address of a turned-off machine. C:\>ping 192.168.1.222 Pinging 192.168.1.222 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.222: Destination host unreachable. ...
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Cannot ping two hosts from different subnet with Cisco routers

I have a configuration where two Cisco routers are in different subnets. The first one is in 192.168.0.0/24 and the second one is in 192.168.1.0/24. The routers are connected via serial by the ...
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Can't load certain websites, but everything else works

As of this morning, I suddenly can't reach certain sites at all, but all other sites load fine. The sites that don't load are major sites like CNN.com, ATT.com, etc., so they're certainly not ...
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How many packets lost is “affordable” in terms of stable network?

Recently I've been having some issues with my internet connection. My mom complained that internet stops working sometimes and it comes back after a while. It didn't happen to me, but did see it ...
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High jitter while pinging access point

I need some help diagnosing temporary pauses and Internet Jitter. I'm not sure if it is a network problem, an OS issue, or something else. My internet speed is fast, but its fluctuating, sometimes ...
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How to start `mtr` in the d mode? (or: how to send a keypress to a console app)

I love mtr for measuring my internet connections. Unfortunately the mode that I use it in can only be reached by pressing d as far as I know. This is the standard mode, with ping times: This is the ...
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PING domain is very slow but NSLookup is instant, website takes a long time to appear

My Internet is behaving very strangely the last few days, DNS resolution is very slow, PING domain can take a minute - sometimes the there's no delay for a period of time. PING IP address and ...
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Very high latency caused by router?

I'm getting very high pings (2000-10000ms), and intermittent internet connection when using a wireless router (be it on LAN or WAN). When connecting a desktop directly to the cable modem, there are no ...
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Ping IP address, but not on network

I have a weird thing going on! I can ping this address: xx.x.x.x but it is not on the network because I do netstat -a xx.x.x.x and it tells me that there are no hosts. Perhaps, I do not have that ...
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Why does ping to google.com or 8.8.8.8 fails

I am using Cent OS 6.4 and it is in a official lab. ping google.com gives the below output and hangs: [root@LAB1 ~]# ping google.com PING google.com (74.125.236.195) 56(84) bytes of data. ping ...