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Try: ping6 ::1 The result would look like: # ping6 ::1 PING ::1(::1) 56 data bytes 64 bytes from ::1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.040 ms (...) 64 bytes from ::1: icmp_seq=9 ttl=64 time=0.037 ms ^C --- ::1 ping statistics --- 9 packets transmitted, 9 received, 0% packet loss, time 7998ms rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.035/0.042/0.055/0.011 ms Ubuntu 14.04.1 ...


localhost is the hostname that resolves to the address. Your /etc/hosts file should have a separate entry for ::1, likely localhost6. So try these: ping6 ::1 ping6 localhost6


Short answer [rcf4291] ping6 ip6-localhost # Or the alias you have in /etc/hosts file (See below) ping6 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 # Similar to `ping` with 7 `:` instead of 4 `.` ping6 ::1 # The used analogous of `ping` Changes to make working ping6 localhost If you want to set localhost as alias for both ping and ping6 and it ...


If a host pings, the ping will go to every host in its broadcast domain. That will typically include every host in its subnet, but can be larger than that. Any number of subnets can be in the same broadcast domain.



Ping is part of the basic functionality of TCP protocol. If you want to restrict the reply without using firewall you would have to change the protocol. You would have to implement your own flavour of the TCP protocol and not use the windows version. If you are knowledgeable in development, you could look for an Open Source TCP protocol like FreeRTOS ...


From cmd launch a tracert www.google.com (or any other site: facebook.com, yahoo.com, etc.) and from the results: The first address will be your router. In the second one you will find the WAN address of your connection to your ISP. The third is very likely of some device on the ISP. Sometimes the fourth is inside your ISP, but it could be also the ...

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