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

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Why can I ping machines using the .local suffix, but not without?

My local network uses a .lan suffix. I would rather not use any suffix at all, but apparently pfSense doesn't permit this. I am running Windows, MacOS and Linux systems on this lan. Most of my ...
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Why is ping time to two ip address location fairly close to each other so different?

I am based in India and I am using rackspace virtual server in Hong Kong. Also, I am communicating to a external website hosted in Hong Kong. So, there are three computer end-points to consider as ...
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Mac OS LACP Connection Can't Ping Certain Hosts

I have a Mac OS Machine that I've set up a LACP connection with a cisco SG300. bond0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 options=23<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,TSO4> ...
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Can ping but can't access certain site

I'm having problem with accessing certain website and I do not have any clue where to check. I'm trying to access www.jobsdb.com, and this is the error message - This page can't be displayed. ...
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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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PING: transmit failed. General failure windows 8.1

i have problem which i could not figure it out how to fix it , i run in windows 8.1 connected with wifi . when i open CMD and ping whatever address localhost, my router ip , 4.2.2.4 i get this ...
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'ping git-scm.com' returns 'ping: unknown host git-scm.com'

Since a couple of days ago I'm not able to access git-scm.com and when trying to ping to the domain: ping git-scm.com I get a: ping: unknown host git-scm.com How can I check for errors in my ...
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Slow Airport Extreme -> Cable Modem ping time

While I currently have the new Airport Extreme router, I had the same problem with my previous router as well (which was a Netgear running dd-wrt). The setup is extremely basic: I have a cable modem ...
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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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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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Ubuntu ping/search not working

I'm new to Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm trying to ping Google to see if I can reach the outside world. I have searched, but I can't figure out the problem. I'm connecting via my wireless router, not a ...
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Can't access some websites on Mac, but can access on iPad. Same network

When I try to access some of my sites (e.g. http://mono.company) I get a connection timeout. This only happens when I try to access sites that are on a certain server. On the same WiFi network, when ...
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Why does the same ping command behave completely different on two systems?

The Software Ubuntu Server: ubuntu@server: $ cat /etc/*-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=wily DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 15.10" NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="15.10 (Wily ...
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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MAMP PRO and local DNS

I have a local DNS on a Synology and a MAMPRO on a Mac. I develop locally on the Mac and I want now to give access to the website from local network (by VPN). With a nslookupthe DNS indicated the ...
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Can I create a list of devices connected to switch using PING or some PING freeware

I'm hoping there is a way to list all devices connected to our switch/LAN, including all devices on different subnets, using PING command prompt command or some sort of PING freeware. I connected our ...
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Some of my clients report a route change when they reboot\refresh their IP?

I made a gaming server recently that hosted by my ISP. Some clients report a change or improvement in ping/latency times from 50ms to 20ms by rebooting their modem/router to get a new IP address, and ...
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How to connect two different WiFi protocols on same laptop?

I am trying to run 802.11a and 802.11p WiFi on one laptop using shell scripts. I am getting all connections when I am doing "iwconfig" ( all connections means Wlan0 having 802.11p WiFi and Wlan3 ...
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Pinging an address shows request timeout

I am totally a newbie of Linux trying to remotely log into Debian from OS X via SSH. After installing OpenSSH on the server, ssh -vvv ***.***.***.165 gives the following output: debug1: Reading ...
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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: ...
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Why broadcast ping takes longer than host ping

I have a simple question. I have read that when I'm pinging broadcast address in LAN every device responds to ICMP Echo Request and console shows first(quickest) response. But when I pinged ...
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Connecting 3 PCs in a LAN

I'm running on GNS3 and in my topology I've connected 3 PCs. PC1 is connected to PC2 via eth0 and PC3 is connected to PC2 via eth1. I can only ping between PC1 and PC2. I cannot ping between PC2 and ...
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Two program on different VMs experience reply timeouts unless pinging

I've encountered a very odd issue. I've got 2 VMs, each running an identical program (a pub/sub middleware). The programs have to communicate by sending an event from and to each other. The program ...
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Can't ping a host on local WiFi network with Apple's Mac as WiFi Hotspot

I've set up a local network in my home using Mac as a WiFi hotspot. I've connected a Ubuntu laptop and an Android device to this network. The set-up works fine, but when I try to ping my Android ...
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Can't ping over VPN from Virtual Machine in Azure

I've setup a VPN connection from Azure to my local network. I can ping an Azure machine from my local network, but cannot ping a local machine from my Azure network. I've got the firewall on my ...
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Interface can see ARP packets but can't see the ICMP echo requests

Moring SuperUsers, got my self into a pickle. I have to servers, os-net and vmhost3, connected together via a cross-over cable on their respective 10Gbps interfaces. Both servers are running Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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Why can I only ping if my command prompt is running as Administrator?

I have a problem where, if I open a command prompt and try to ping a server, it gives me the following error: PING: transmit failed. General failure. However, if I run the command prompt as ...
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Losing first hundred pings

My internet connection seemed slow, so I did: sudo ping -f www.google.com The strange thing is that I see I'm losing the first couple hundreds of pings, but after that it behaves as it should ...
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What does time delay in pinging signify?

My internet connection was not working fine. So I ran a ping test. In command prompt I entered ping 192.168.1.1 -t (that is my default gateway). Observing the response I noticed that the round trip ...
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why the ping doesn't get a reply?

I have an embedded board that has the CFE, a minimal loader. I have a host machine - linux FC16, where I am running a dhcpd server. My interface is p3p1. Here are the details of the ifcfg-p3p1. ...
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Vista PC will not respond to pings on home network

I need some help with file & printer sharing with Windows Vista. Home Network called is named WORKGROUP Router: Belkin N150 Wireless Router 3 PCs: Win Vista Home Premium Desktop 64bit - ...
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Cmd error Ping command cannot find the host

When I type in the following on my command prompt: ping www.google.com It displays as Ping command cannot find the host, but my internet is fully functional and I can access the page. Please help. ...
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Mavericks: ping resolves differently from dig

I have BIND9 running on my MBP with a zone for the TLD dev. I then have /etc/resolver/dev setup with the line nameserver 127.0.0.1 so that resolution for that TLD only is performed using my local BIND ...
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Cannot connect to my win 7 machine

When I ping a windows 7 machine from my win 8 tablet: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC>ping alwyn-hp Pinging alwyn-hp.gateway.2wire.net [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of ...
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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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Ping takes a very long time to start

The internet on my mac keeps slowing down and I'm struggling to diagnose the problem. Other identical machines on the same network aren't suffering from the same problem. After a reboot the internet ...
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What does it mean, if no response for ping (not even timeout)?

I'm trying to ping a VM from KVM Host over the bridge (maybe this informations is redundant). And there is no response to the ping, not even "host unreachable" or "timeout" What does it mean? Update: ...
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http ping to restart service

This tool checks if a website is offline or not. http://www.coretechnologies.com/products/http-ping/ I'm trying to create an automated process to run that file and check domain.com, if pinging fails ...
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Unable to ping just 1 computer on the network

I have 2 computers on the network (Computer A & B). There are also other computers on the network. From Computer A I am able to ping all other computers on the network except Computer B. ...
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Youtube buffering weirdness

sometimes I have problems when loading some youtube videos. To settle the obvious: when running these tests, I was the only one actively using the internet connection in the home and there was no ...
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Under what circumstances does the scp command fail?

I have two linux(redhat 5.6, 64 bit) servers(hp proliant 380p g8), server1's eth0,eth2 bonded to bond0.Similarly server 2's eth0,eth2 bonded to bond0. server1's eth0 connects to cisco(3560 catalyst) ...
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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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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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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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Why my computer is not accessible over internet?

I connect my computer to internet through my airtel mobile (3G). This computer has no firewalls ON at all, neither OS's (XP) firewall nor any Anti-Virus's Firewall. ICMP also enabled. Why can't i ...
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One sided ping on VM

I have my PC (Windows 7) and a Virtual machine running on it with VM Player (Windows XP). I have a server running Windows 7 and virtual machine with Windows XP and oracle instances. PC - ...