Ping is a mechanism to see if a remote host is reachable via an IP network

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fast ping response, latency on traceroute

I have a very strange problem. In short pings to my wireless AP are low (around 1ms), however, once I do a traceroute, the latency to the AP (1st hop) suddenly jumps to ~1000ms. Any ideas what may be ...
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Proper packet size for ping test

I have been seeing an increase in network related issues lately and have started running some ping tests to different offices in the company to try and get a baseline. I want to run continuous pings ...
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iperf issue:software caused an connection abort [on hold]

I am trying to run iperf from windows pc to ubuntu pc, I am getting an error software caused an connection abort. Where as I am able to ping is going through without any issue
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my website can get ping but status always “Waiting” when visiting via browser

When i tried to use CMD.exe and then typed : ping fgroupindonesia.com it returns a true respond such as : C:\Users\admin>ping fgroupindonesia.com Pinging fgroupindonesia.com [219.83.68.83] ...
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SafeNet Sentinel RMS server needs to be pinged before it works (routed across VLANs)

I have 2 separate CAD programs that use the Safenet Sentinel RMS Server (Aladdin) to check the license. After boot, they cannot find the license server. The license server is configured using its ip ...
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can not ping any hostname

I recently got a server from a company for new mail service configuration but now i have a amazing problem! "ping google.com" not working and returned "ping: unknown host google.com" , but ping ...
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Delayed Ping of a link-local address with Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012 R2

I have a strange effect here, which I do not understand. PS C:\Users\user1> ping fe80::219:bbff:fe0e:c600%16 -t Ping wird ausgeführt für fe80::219:bbff:fe0e:c600%16 mit 32 Bytes Daten: Zielhost ...
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Ping problems with two interfaces, same subnet, direct connections to two separate hosts

I have a configuration of a client machine (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS) that directly connects to two server machines. The server machines--while on the same subnet--cannot route to each other. Packets must ...
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When rebooting a linux client, DNS doesnt work for some time

I have a linux client that when i restart it doesnt answer my ping requests on its DNS name, but it does on its IP. Say that i have a hostname of "Linux" with ip "192.168.1.100" .. My router is ...
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Cannot ping through one of the network interfaces

Setup ubuntu linux VM ( virtual-box) is configured with two interfaces, eth0 and eth1. eth0 is on a bridged network and directly connected to external network. eth1 is on "nat network", which is ...
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Ping only works twice

I have created a vm inside a xen host. By following this guide, I have managed to ping www.google.com, but it only ping-pongs twice before getting Destination Host Unreachable. If I restart the vm, I ...
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Can't connect to the IBM bladcenter switch

I got IBM 8677 bladecenter with hs21 type 8853 & 7995 I connect the Ethernet SM I\O module , configed it in the IMM to same subnet as my host. I dont know why , but I cant telnet it or ping it . ...
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Ping buffer size and time to respond on Windows HP Blade

I can see different time to respond when using large ping buffer size for one of our HP Blade servers. When using default buffer size, time to respond is the same on all servers. As a first step to ...
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trouble setting up a small network- Can't Ping BorderGateway

RTR Configuration : http://pastebin.com/Pg4SxG65 Network Topolgy: https://goo.gl/h043A7 BR: its an RV320 if you guys need some info let me know. It's running DHCP to provide ip address to the ...
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perl smokeping false packet loss (solved)

I'm getting false packet loss from time to time. The period lasts about month, you can see it on graph. We checked it using the same fping command and got no loss at all. So maybe were are hosts limit ...
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Does Ping ever uses DNS cache [closed]

I have couple questions. Firstly, this morning I was running ping against google.com and it returned me an address 216.58.220.14. Now what strange happened was, any time after the first ping all ...
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Can't browse my site outside of my country

I've hosted an asp.net mvc 4 website on IIS 8 and it's perfectly running from my country. But whenever someone tries to browse from other countries, it's not working. This is my site. I've allowed ...
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Sending Ping at fixed packet size as jumbo frame is not working in linux

I have to hosts connected each other with ipv4 address each other. I modified the MTU of each one to 9000. Then I want to send a Ping request at fixed packet size +1500 to verify that can send and ...
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Default gateway and ARP confusion

I have the following configuration (I'd post a pic but not enough rep for more than 2): PC1 (10.0.2.10/24) and PC2 (10.0.2.137/29) are connected to a hub, which is connected to a router on interface ...
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Pinging Hostname results in reply from 2 different IP addresses

I have an odd behaviour on my Windows 2008 R2 server, when I ping a hostname of another system, my first reply has a different IP address then the following replies. For example, if I was to ping ...
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First ping (to any destination) fails from switch but not from router

I've got a basic network setup, just doing NAT to a single public address to an internal /24 without any VLAN's or fancy routing. Both my router and switch are running Cisco IOS 12.x. My ...
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Cannot ping remote server; how can I debug local networking misconfiguration vs my IP is blocked?

I manage a KVM VPS at 104.143.14.103 that for some reason cannot reach http://pecl.php.net. When I ping the IP address of the PECL server (104.236.228.160), to make sure that it isn't a DNS problem, ...
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Ubuntu server 15 during ping (DUP!) what does it mean

For some time during ping 192.168.0.2 I have something like this (DUP!) something is wrong with my network card or switch? Image Ubuntu server 15 - *192.168.0.222* Windows server 2012 - ...
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How to find the initial values of TTL for your current operating system?

In this answer to a question related to interpreting the values of TTL from a ping operation it is said that the TTL values vary depending on the operating system. I understood more or less the ...
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Get request IP from dns lookup

I have been looking to find the IP from a machine that asks my DNS server for a CNAME resolution. For example: User A pings to DNS server 1 on test.myserver.com, this server has a CNAME resolution ...
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resolve a previously failing url without editing resolv.conf

I want to ping a some website from my machine. But currently its failing to resolve ubuntu % nslookup somewebsite.in ...
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Can't Ping other local ips on l2tp vpn connection, getting: ping: sendmsg: No such device

I have setup an l2tp client using xl2tp to connect to an l2tp vpn server. The server connection requires that the connection be setup WITHOUT ipsec. So I have set up a basic xl2tp connection. The ...
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Find best AWS EC2 zone for given IP address

Is there an easy way to determine AWS EC2 region with lowest ping to given public IP address? There is a server hosted by third party. I only know the IP address of the server. Given that I'm looking ...
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How does Pinging from a private IP behind NAT to a public IP work

Recently I realized that ICMP does not contain any ports, so I tried to Ping from my wireless connected laptop to public IPs(of course it worked!). In a typical configuration, a local network ...
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Why cannot I query DNS with `host -a`, but yes with `host`?

I changed my DNS and I'm having this problem: > host grupoesoc.es grupoesoc.es has address 178.62.234.188 grupoesoc.es has IPv6 address 2a03:b0c0:2:d0::127:6001 grupoesoc.es mail is handled by 20 ...
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Pinging a host from a router through the selected interface

In a typical Cisco router it's possible to ping a host from the router's OS. When the ping packet leaves router (call it R1) through the fa0/0 interface, the source IP of that packet it set to the IP ...
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Cannot connect to WebDAV when ICMP (ping) is disabled on a server

I have linux as a Webdav server and Windows 10 as a webdav client. I could successfully connect to the webdav server from Windows using: net use * https://mywebdavserver.com/webdav /USER:user pass ...
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OpenVPN can' reach client Lan

I have a question about OpenVPN, I had made a "dev tun" connection between my office network and a VPC on Amazon.But.... in few words: Everething work, except: i c'ant ping the client Lan from the ...
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My server doesn't respond to ping6

I'm trying to enable ipv6 on my webserver. The server runs FreeBSD 10 and I'd like to enable ipv6 access to my websites. That's the long term goal. The goal here would be at least to have a server ...
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CheckPoint UTM-1 Edge does not relay ping reply out of vpn

I have Palo Alto firewall and Checkpoint UTM-1 Edge with established vpn. On Checkpoint UTM-1 device Firewall is off, AntiVirus is off, Security level (low), vpn excluded from firewall. Vpn is ...
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What Does “ping -f” Do In The OS X Terminal? [closed]

I've recently read about the command in the OS X terminal, "ping -f (Target IP)". I haven't been able to form an understanding on the command even after looking through numerous online articles. I ...
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I can access http, https on server, but can't ping the server behind sonicwall tz500

I am not sure if this is possible or not. I have set up some web servers and ftp servers that are statically NATted behind a sonicwall tz500. I can access all via ftp, http, https. I have included ...
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802.1q VLAN echo replies do not include VLAN ID

I am running a SLES11, SP4 kernel on 2 systems. I have 2 NICs connected through a Netgear GS724T switch. I have configured VLAN 400 on the switch. On system 1, I create a VLAN 400 on eth0 called ...
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Servers can only ping to domain controllers and not to each other

I have made my own test environment and I am having problems with pinging other servers from one server. All servers can ping to domain controllers and they get responded back. When I ping from a ...
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allowing ping packets from specific ip in windows firewall

How do i allow ping packets from a specific ip from my internal network in windows firewall. Whenever, i tried to set custom inbound rules in windows. There does not seem to have a way to achieve ...
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Interpreting PING Results

I am on Windows and LAN using the command line PING in this format: ping -a -n 5 -S <source ip> <destination ip> For the most part, it does what it is supposed to do but I have noticed 3 ...
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Why am I getting different results from two servers that located in the same destination network?

There's two servers with the same network IP, and the only difference between them is the last two numbers like: 37.211.15.247 and 37.211.166.178. The Hosting Provider claims that the subnet mask for ...
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Why do i get different results from two servers that located in the same destination network? [duplicate]

There's two servers with the same network IP, and the only difference between them is the last two numbers like: xx.xx.15.247 and xx.xx.66.178 When i try the command Tracert (Traceroute) to test the ...
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Should I expect reception of packets in hping3 --flood?

I'm testing a newly purchased VPS for DDoS vulnerability using hping3. If I do not use --flood, everything goes fine and I see close to 0% packet loss every time. But If I do use --flood, then the ...
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Write online/offline state to log file

I'm looking for a way to log the online/offline state of a Linux host to a log file locally. I tried to use ping for this but it didn't log timeouts/dropped packages it only shows successful ...
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2 Lans, 1 router, need to ping eachother ip [closed]

I have 2 LANs: LAN 1 192.168.2.1/24 LAN 2 192.168.3.1/24 I have a device on tLAN 2 with IP-address 192.168.3.61. My laptop is on LAN 1 with 192.168.2.100. My final goal is to ping the device like ...
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Accessing a server with wrong IP out of segment range

I have run into a similar problem as in this question about a wrong IP in LAN. However, the standard addr alias trick on the NIC did not help. I have no direct access to the server console, I might ...
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Bypass hops viewed in tracert?

This is the issue that we're having: I use filezilla to connect via SFTP to a remote server to download files. Every box in this scenario (local server, remote server, my workstation, etc) are under ...
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Unable to maintain connection on servers. Ping inconsistent

We have two new Windows 2012 server installs. These are fresh installs that don't have much on them. However, they are having connection issues with the SQL server. From the SQL server I have some ...
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Put ping parameters as default ping command

I have some problems with ping. As root user i can't ping if i don't put from which interface to go. So if i "ping google.com" it wont ping. But if i ping like " ping -I eth0 " will ping. (Ok is not ...