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

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Difference between pinging with and without http://

I am trying to ping my website http://www.example.com/ and it resolves to an unknown IP address and times out. PING http://www.example.com/ (198.105.254.228): 56 data bytes Request timeout for ...
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Regarding the limitaions of “Listen Server”

Let's say that I have a game server located in my country which is hosted by my ISP. For example, I pinged their game server and I got 10 ms ping, and let's say the game features the ability to host ...
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Can you get a reply from a HTTPS site using the Ping command?

I tried using the ping command on a https page, but the message says that ping could not find the host. Is there some issue regarding ping and https?
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Ping my URL from a different location

Is there a way to someway mirror a ping request to an URL, to test it's speed from a different location? Say I'm in US and want to request a ping to my website coming from India and check the ...
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Dedicated server or Listen server/P2P when taking ping/latency into account? [on hold]

As the tittle says. i'm trying to figure out which one is suitable for my based game-engine especially for lower ping/latency times. I asked some of my friends whom have a high intelligent knowledge ...
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Can't ping 8.8.8.8 from Virtual Machine in Azure

I created a Virtual Machine in Windows Azure (Windows Server 2008). Accesed using remote desktop connection and opened cmd. Then tried to ping 8.8.8.8 (which I can from my computer) but I got: ...
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Is there a maxium number of hostname aliases per line in a Windows hosts file?

I have a hosts file on Windows 7 that has an IP address followed by 10 different hostname aliases. I can ping the first nine, but if I try to ping the tenth, I get Ping request could not find host ...
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Ssh/Ping Problems in Mac Yosemite through wifi but not ethernet

I am using Mac Yosemite OS to connect to my office servers via ssh. I am not able to connect through any of the Wifi (my apt's wifi or my work place's wifi). However, I am able to do ssh when I am ...
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Cannot RDP, Ping, etc to Amazon EC2 Instance

I've been trying to ping an Amazon EC2 Server on the Free Tier. I created a: Windows-2008-SP2-i386-Base-2012.01.12 (ami-fed396ac) Description: Microsoft Windows 2008 Datacenter 32-bit AMI ...
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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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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 run batch file in Server 2012

This site rocks! I am trying to run a simple .bat file on Server 2012 that will ping another server, filter out all the lines except one, and then write to a file for later use (I then want that file ...
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hostname lookup with ping -a randomly doesn't work

on my network I'm trying to find the hostnames for all my machines to have a better chance of physically finding the machines in question, and I'm having a puzzling issue. When I ping -a the IP ...
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Windows: ping's timestamp option

The Windows "Shell" (cmd) provides the following option for ping: -s Count : Specifies that the Internet Timestamp option in the IP header is used to record the time of arrival for the Echo ...
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What can cause high ping between a PC and router?

My PC is connected directly via Ethernet into the modem/router supplied by my ISP. When I test ping my routers address (192.168.0.1) I get about 9 results of >1ms, and then BOOM an absurd ping return ...
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Is it possible to ping an address:port?

I am not into networking, and I have the following question related to the Linux ping command. Can I only ping an address? For example: miner@raspberrypi ~ $ ping onofri.org PING onofri.org ...
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Pinging My phone [closed]

I have recently lost my phone and I really need to find it I was searching on how to ping it for its location but I still haven't found any useful information. Is it possible I could ping it from ...
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Why doesn't “ping -j” work?

I am experimenting with ping command on Windows 7. According to the help of ping command. -j host-list Loose source route along host-list (IPv4-only). My computer sits in a home LAN. The ...
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Sporadic high ping to router

I'm receiving frequent high ping to my home network. Usually it will return a ping less than 1ms, but around 10% of the time, it will throw in a ping of 800+ms when pinging my router (192.168.0.1) ...
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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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Weird high ping when another user on the same lan uses Skype

Well, this is not happening to me but my flatmate. He is having a high ping while playing(League of legends) as soon as I use skype (I've tested it by shutting it down and his ping was lowering ...
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Can't ping a client PC from a Windows Server 2003 R2 Server SP2

I recently installed a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, for a Kronos Workforce Timekeeper Server. Now, the server is able to connect to the internet, and I can ping its IP Ad from other PCs. However, ...
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Save Ping Output in a text file

I often have to ping servers for connectivity status. Is there a way to save the ping results (output) in a text file so that I can save entire day's ping results in a text file. I am using Windows ...
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Pinging own machine returns an IPv6 address instead of IPv4

When I ping my own machine I get an IPv6 address: Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms I used to get the IPv4 address (eg. ...
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What causes dropping of ARP response packets in a wireless network?

I have a network of wireless access points (APs) in my local area network (LAN). Some PCs in the network can get ping responses from some other PCs/devices in the network but not some others. I have ...
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I can ping but cannot download from the internet

When using the system proxy, firefox has no access to internet. After changing the proxy to auto, firefox downloads fine. In the terminal, when I tried to download using wget, the ternimal stopped at ...
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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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Ping faster than light

I just discovered very strange thing while testing my internet connection. My ping is smaller than it should be. For example ping time to Arizona State University is about 14ms. eryk@eryk-pc:~$ ping ...
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Cant connect to a pc that uses static ip

I have one workstation in our network that works strangely, I do not know the exact terminologies, it uses a static ip which is configured in its local area connection properties. It can connect ...
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Why does “curl” command work normally while “ping” not?

I find a strange phenomenon in my corporate network: I can execute curl google.com command successfully: [root@localhost ~]# curl google.com <HTML><HEAD><meta ...
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puzzling DNS behaviour (ubuntu)

(All IPs and names have been censored, hopefully) This morning we had some connectivity problems in one of our servers. It turns out that changing our connection configuration to be IP-based (not ...
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How do we get statistics from a continuous ping in PowerShell?

In Windows command prompt, when you Ctrl-C out of a continuous ping, the terminal will display the statistics: Ping statistics for ::1: Packets: Sent = 6, Received = 6, Lost = 0 (0% loss), ...
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subdomain Dyn DNS timeout, got ping but get browser timeout

For my Dyn DNS at dyn.com, I have one hostname "mra.dnsalias.net" that I created a while back, but did not have the wildcard checkbox specified, which would map "*.mra.dnsalias.net". The initial ...
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I can ping localhost but not any external server

If I type ping 127.0.0.1, I get the response. However if I type ping google.com or any other external website, I get Request timed out. I know something is blocking in my network, but where I should ...
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Pinging using a variable

I'm trying to create a batch file that will ping a variable that is determined by the users input e.g. "Enter PC Name:" pc name =123 Then it pings 123.domain.com @echo off set /p UserInputPath = ...
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Reply From < IP address >: Destination Host Unreachable

This is the first time I've delved into this and stumped as to what is causing the issue. I've setup a network as follows: DC: 10.1.1.20 SRV-A: 10.1.1.22 SRV-B: 10.1.1.24 SRV-C: 10.1.1.26 SRV-D: ...
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Pinging ip address on another interface than the one receiving the signal

I have PCa and PCb. PCa: $> ip addr && ip route 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd ...
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Can't ping from my office to my home PC

Usually, I used TeamViewer to control my home PC and my office iMac both ways. But TeamViewer doesn't work sometimes. In this case, from my home PC to my office iMac, I used UltraVnc (on home PC) to ...
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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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Prevent traffic to mac address using ebtables

I have an interface on a remote host: 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,10000> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 1000 link/ether 00:05:68:02:68:dd brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff inet 192.168.3.1/24 ...
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How to simulate traceroute using ping?

I am learning computer networks and looking for a way to simulate traceroute using ping commando. I think it has something to do with ttl, but I don't know how to develop that further.
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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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How to get IPv6 of a website?

How can I get the IPv6 address of any website ( eg www.google.com) using ping command in cmd on windows 8.1? And is it possible to do so if my OS only supports link-local IPv6? I tried this: ping -6 ...
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windows ping cmd help

I'm looking at the ping command help and i cant see a parameter to change the time between pings. I don't mean the timeout time. (For example i want to send a ping every 5 seconds) Is this ...
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What are the requirements for a “Listen Server” in video games?

i know it depends highly on a game engine. I know upload and download speeds important in video games to host a match with a good connection quality. But when it comes to network latency, i noticed ...
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Why does a ping flood wake up a PC, while a single ping does not?

I just noticed that when you flood-ping a PC that is in sleep-mode, it will wake it up while a single ping or multple pings per 1 sec does not wake it up. Wake up on lan/wan is enabled. What is the ...
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How ping a server which has ICMP blocked

I'm trying to ping a server which has ICMP blocked with normal ping. It's showing: Request timed out Is there any other method to ping 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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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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Intermittent recurring ping general failure to internet but not router

I have found very few posts that fit my exact scenario, but the ones I've found don't have helpful answers. (Like this one: ...