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

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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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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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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?

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 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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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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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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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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“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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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 ...
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How to fix my internet connection/bad ping

First of all thanks for any help! To start with, my internet speeds are bad (3 down and 3/4 up) I can normally play Minecraft with very little lag (me and my 2 bros that play). Recently my Internet ...
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ping can't resolve hostname, but nslookup can

ping tells me that it can't resolve some hostname ("ping: unknown host domain.company.local") in a URL but when I use host or nslookup on the same computer on the command line, the resolutions works ...
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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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Ubuntu virtualbox host connection issues

im very new to the server world and trying to follow a book which i should be learning about Magento with but it describes a way of setting up a virtual machine using oracles Virtualbox and installing ...
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First ping always fail with “General failure” or “Request timed out”

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 and this problem has puzzled me for a while. No matter which address I ping, first ping always fails. Any advice of what to check? Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of ...
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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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Is there any way to monitor the health of my Internet connection?

Is there a way I can log the health of my Internet connection like pinging a server then making a log/graph where I can see when my Internet connection were down??
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Ping exit code and python

I am using os.system ("ping 192.168.178.5") command to ping a machine. Funny thing is, I get exit code 0 even if ping fails. How can I get something that tells me the ping failed/host is offline?
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ping repeater at bootup and never stop

I have a wireless repeater which for some reason loves to go into sleep mode all the time, even if it is not supposed to. The manufacturer swears it's not a defect, and when it works, it works great. ...
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Can ping IP address and nslookup hostname but cannot ping hostname

I have a DNS server set up on one of my machines using BIND 9.7 Everything works fine with it. On my Windows 7 desktop, I have statically-assigned all network values. I have one DNS server set -- my ...
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Server 2008 R2 not responding to ping, RDP, port 80, etc

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. I can RDP, ping, and access the webserver while in the local area network on the LAN NIC. But I cannot RDP, ping, or access the webserver while ...
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OSX: Can NOT ping to the network interface of NAS

Suddenly, I can NOT access NAS using Finder so I tried to do ping to the network interface of NAS with straight cable which is connected to the box directly. But, I could NOT ping to the interface. ...
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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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Why can I ping google.com, but not nasa.gov?

Why can I ping google.com, but not nasa.gov? I have to ping it like this ping www.nasa.gov Is it because of DNS record of NASA? Also how does a ping response time improve? ping google.com time ...
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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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Pinging a machine on my local network gets an 'unreachable' response from my own IP address?

Edit for future readers who get here from google: This question is now the top google result when searching for 'destination host unreachable from my own ip address'. If that's how you got here, then ...
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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 'ping' requests still be used for a DoS attack?

I was reading this question, and couldn't help noticing this part of one of the answers: On the Internet, ping of death is a denial of service (DoS) attack caused by an attacker > deliberately ...
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Can ping facebook but not access

I live in Canada, and run a windows 8.1 laptop, primarily using Google Chrome version 35.0.1916.153 m. Within the past week, I find myself no longer able to access www.facebook.com with my laptop... ...
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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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Can't ping but can access internet just fine?

I'm wondering if anyone has ideas on this one, since it's a first for me. I can access the internet just fine with a browser, but using PING or TRACERT from a command prompt just shows requests ...
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kernel upgrade causes ping to fail

I am facing some strange problem. I compiled the latest linux kernel and used "make localmodconfig" to create my .config file. In the new kernel "ping google.com" does not work. However the following ...