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

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Bad latency on PLC (TP-Link) home network

I noticed very bad latency (ping times) when playing Rocket League on my PC connected to the internet over PLC (power-line communication, i.e. ethernet over power) -- 60 ms when my gaming PC is the ...
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Some devices on LAN can't ping other devices

I have a Ubee cable modem (DOCSIS 3.0) which also serves as a wired/wireless router and DHCP server. I have devices which are on the LAN and receiving addresses from the Ubee that I can't ping from ...
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How to ping IOS Devices to see if they are online

Is it possible to ping an IOS device (Ipad or Iphone) from the command prompt? When I ping them from the command prompt (the only option by the way) I get a timed out response, unlike if I ping a ...
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Virtualbox machine cannot ping its own public IP

I have a strange problem. I have a bridged network adapter on my virtualbox machine (Kali Linux) - with assigned IP address with my local LAN pool (192.168.0.22) and I can ping e.g google.com (DNS ...
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WLAN media streaming mode for Linux to stop ping spikes?

After hours of trying to fix my router ping spike problem I found a thread on Tom's Hardware. Last answers directed me to this Windows program called WLAN Optimizer: http://www.martin-majowski.de/...
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Ping spikes on 5ghz/2.4ghz wi-fi only on one computer

I have strange problem with Wi-Fi on my latop. I tried to use 5ghz and 2.5ghz - and it make no significant difference. When I ping my router it looks like this: Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of ...
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Connected via UMTS but can't ping default gateway

I have a UMTS modem/Windows computer that can't connect properly to the internet. It gets an active PDP context and Windows gets an IP address from DHCP, DNS and default gateway addresses. But no ...
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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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Bash Script will not stop.

So i had the bright idea of making a script that pings my IP to see if its up as i am having some issues with it. so here is the script I made. while : do ping (IP address) done now it ...
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TP-Link router (TD-W8951ND) super high ping

I'm using the router mentioned in the title and I'm having a connection issue: from time to time my connection starts lagging very hard and becomes basically unusable. I'm connected through wi-fi. ...
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Windows 8 requiring trailing dot in DNS name in order to resolve

I'm in the process of setting up a home network but I'm having issues on my Windows 8 machine. If I ping another host on my network, the name won't resolve. If I use nslookup, it will resolve no ...
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Directly-connected network device can be pinged from Windows 10 but not from Debian 10

My setup is as follows: I have a dual boot computer. I have a network device (IP Address 192.168.1.251) directly connected to the PC. I can ping that device, when the PC is booted up with Windows 10. ...
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High response time every 10-12 pings

I'm at the end of my rope trying to figure out a network issue I'm having with my Windows 10 desktop PC. I have recently noticed latency issues while watching video online or playing video games. My ...
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Internet Works, but pings all fail, and phones won't connect

I am having a very strange situation going on. All of the following statements are true: I can connect wirelessly to my network via my computers. I cannot connect to any of the computers on my ...
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400 Bad Request No request found micro_httpd when accessing router page

PROBLEM I have been having issues with my ping lately so I decided to troubleshoot what the issue could be. My ping issue would happen on and off so I did not pay much attention thinking it would go ...
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Unable to reach localhost (High Sierra)

Started running into difficulties with my MBP running high sierra after a forced reboot (crash) earlier today. My issue basically boils down to this: After a reboot, I'm unable to establish a ...
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Trying to get Windows 8.1 Remte Desktop to work on a newly cleaned laptop

I have two laptops both Windows 8.1. One of which I am trying to setup now as it has just been factory reset after getting too much rubbish on it. I am trying to remote desktop into a server in ...
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WiFi Range Extenders, and Failing ARP requests

I'm working on a network, as outlined below - a BT HomeHub 5, and a Netgear EX6150 WiFi extender. There are other points on the network though I've left them out for brevity, and all of the pink ...
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Unable to ping local systems from freshly installed Ubuntu Linux 16.04.3 LTS

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. I let the installation process configure one of the two ethernet nics on my system. The default interface got set up for DHCP, which for the moment is ...
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TP Link router respond to ping but admin page times out

I have TP Link router with an access point attached to it to extend bandwidth over the entire house. I did this setup around 5 years back at my family's house which works perfect to this point. ...
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Unable to ping specific IP address via WiFi

I have a laptop which refuses to ping a specific IP address on my LAN at home. I have a router, which connects a bunch of PCs, laptops, phones, etc. My router deals out the following IP addresses (...
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Clients in LAN can't see each other

We have 2 windows 10 PCs sitting next to each other plugged into the same router (Fritz!Box). They are both on the same network mask 255.255.255.0 and both clients have the windows firewall disabled. ...
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The ping command fails when I try to ping my CentOS 7 VM’s own interface

I've built a CentOS 7.3 VM using VirtualBox. This VM has the following interface: [root@localhost ~]# ip addr show enp0s3 2: enp0s3: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast ...
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Can't ping my WIN10 laptop from my phone

I am using some sync application to move files from my phone to an external hard drive plugged to my laptop. I started this with my old laptop with WIN 7 on it and I was doing it for about 2 years. A ...
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MacOS not able to ping LAN-servers over IPv6

Since June I got an IPv6 subnet from my ISP. I'm using an Asus AC-66U router which is configured to get a native IPv6 prefix. The prefix length is 56 and the router is configured for stateless ...
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Arp request 0 responses

I'm trying to ping my android device (10.0.0.38) from my PC (10.0.0.56). They both are in the same network. However, when I use arping to send ARP requests from my PC to my Android, I don't receive ...
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Why can't I ping while I can see in ARP?

There are several questions asked the same way; I have been trying various solutions for 3 days with no luck; that's why I am asking from scratch. I have a wireless router and a wireless access point ...
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Connection to router extremely unstable

connection CONSTANTLY DROPS, and it's not just the internet connection, it's the connection with the router as well because i cannot ping it when it happens. Here are the screenshots, this first one ...
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Linux virtual machines cannot connect to each other via virtualbox network

I have created two linux virtual machines in virtualbox, one for server and one for client. But these two cannot connect to each other via virtualbox network. The pings are not reachable after giving ...
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Ping is (LSSR) not working as it should

when trying to reach google from my PC, here's the trace route: But when trying to use loose source routing ping, it always return "Request timed out." ping -j 130.43.32.33 google.com (returns, ...
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Internet drops frequently unless running an infinite ping

My internet tends to cut out and then return a few minutes later, I've been struggling with this issue for years with Comcast, I've gone through ~4 modems, and 2 routers and countless technician ...
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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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Varying TTL on LAN

I've got a wireless router behind a router-modem. If I ping my router-modem (TWO hops), all seems well : robut@host:~$ ping 172.X.X.36 PING 172.X.X.36 (172.X.X.36) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes ...
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Unreachable nodes in a mixed lan wlan network

I have a home Network starting with my Internet router which contains 300 MBit/s WLAN and a 4 port Gigabit Switch (FB7390). Attached to that Switch there is anoter 5 port Gigabit Switch. It was ...
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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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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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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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“ping: bad address” on DNS entry, IP is fine

I have two centos/bind dns servers - masterdns.internal.example.com secondarydns.internal.example.com if configuring a desktop I can assign the DNS addresses for each and can successfully ping ...
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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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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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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 file, ...
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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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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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Linux ARP source address wrong, when pinging from different interface

I'm seeing some weird behavior, and was hoping someone could explain to me why this is happening: I have a linux box with two physical interfaces: arnout@arnout-VirtualBox ~ $ ifconfig eth0 ...
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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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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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How to test hosting before picking one?

I'm looking for fast and cheap hosting at the moment and I don't want to rely on users opinions only (many if not most of them are sponsored by, or are actually from, the companies themselves anyway). ...

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