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

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Ping RTTs vs UDP Ping Pong RTTs

Network Topology (wired): ServerA - 1Gb - Switch - 10Gb - Firewall - 10Gb - ServerB Pinging ServerB from ServerA shows round trip times (RTTs) of ~1.2 milliseconds. UDP packet 'ping pong' between ...
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Can ping by IP address but not by hostname [closed]

I have 3 Debian VM. 1)DNS 2)DHCP 3)Client DHCP looks ok. I got my fixed-address on DNS and Client like I want. When I try to ping each of them @ip it's responding. If I try to : ping dhcp But I ...
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Pinging an IP address responds with different IP

When I try to ping the IP address 10.10.208.57 I have no response since nothing exist in the network with that IP address. However if I try to ping 10.10.208.057 instead another IP address responds: ...
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Any tools that can detect if the machine is off similar to Softperfect Wi-Fi Guard?

We have an outage of electricity the other day and some machines (static IP) has been turned off. Because the machines are located in different places is very hard to know. It will be good to have a ...
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Can't ping ubuntu server after reboot. Where to look for possible problems?

After restarting my Ubuntu Server I can't ping it. My hosting (Herzner) allows to boot server with rescue system, so I can access file system and try to fix it. The questions is, where to look for ...
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Why is ping not returning local DNS cache result? (Using DNS caching server on an internal network.)

Yet another post about this nslookup works but ping does not. I’ve read a handful of forum posts but could not find anything relevant to my setup and problem, of resolving external domain names on an ...
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Why does a ping flood wake up a PC, while a single ping does not? [migrated]

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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Ping not answered to hyper-v vw machine and not remote desktop

I got three vhdx files. One for SQL-server, one for AD and the other one is SharePoint. Inside Hypver-v manager, I created three Virutal Machines for those three vhdx files and chose same Internal ...
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pingdom sacking my site's resources [closed]

It appears that somebody created a pingdom account to ping my site once a minute, and since my website isn't hosted on a very strong server anyway, those requests get heavy and slow down the server, ...
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Does a ping to 127.0.0.1 hit the network card? Which RFC / standard states that? [closed]

I recently did an exam where one of the questions stated that you can run ping 127.0.0.1 on a computer to verify if its network card is working. I have already read on multiple sources that this ...
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How can the Windows 7 sees the Windows 2012? [closed]

I have installed a Windows 2012 Standard Server with Active Directory, DHCP and DNS server in Oracle Virtual Box. It has two Network Adapters (Ethernet and Ethernet 2). These Adapters are in same ...
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Transatlantic Ping respond times [closed]

Not sure if this the the right place to ask the question. But has anyone had any experience with ping response times or knows of an good to average response time for transatlantic traffic? we have an ...
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Can ping from PC to cisco router's ipv6 address (from LAN side) but can't ping from one pc to other's ipv6 address

PCs are connected to Cisco switch and up link goes to Cisco 1841 router on router LAN side interface f0/0 ip add: 2001:xx:xx:xx:1000::64/120. IPv6 is not enabled. I am not able to give prefix length ...
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Faster way to ping URL than curl [closed]

What would be the fastest way to check whether the specified URL is working? (responding in OK http status code)? For now I'm using curl, but I have bunch of URLs to test in a loop, so I'm looking ...
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Finding device network disconnection location (which hop failed) [closed]

If you can't connect to the internet and you know the problem is as simple as one of your devices being disconnected along the line which of the following would you use to find out which? You also ...
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Web server is working, but ping returns a request timeout for icmp_seq [closed]

these are my current iptables settings: Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT all -- anywhere anywhere state ...
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Find any/first alive host in subnet

I'm trying to find a quick way to check if there are ANY alive hosts in an IP range by pinging them. eg: i don't need to know what hosts are alive, just if one or more is responding to a ping. This ...
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Difference between ping time and time for first ACK answer

While creating a packet performance monitor I come across the follow problem: if I ping a server, I get about 4ms. If I calculate the time between a POST and its first ACK, I get about 25us ...
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ping -a not resolving hostname for one host on Windows 7 client

ping -a 192.168.99.3 does not resolve hostname for vcl.nailit.lab, but does for other hosts on network like pfsense.nailit.lab. nslookup vcl.nailit.lab and ping vcl.nailit.lab work correctly. See ...
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Automatically start machine if another fails

Is it possible to get a backup server (machine) to automatically start if the main server (machine) fails (i.e. does not longer respond to ping, or something). We're talking physical servers, not ...
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Getting chunks of high ms when pinging local / external IP addresses?

I am having difficulty identifying what a specific problem with one of your vlaned networks. They have a voip phone which regularly cuts out during long phone calls. I have done several ping tests ...
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Can't ping hostname, but 'ping -a' resolves

I'm trying to ping a Windows PC through VPN by hostname. WINS is set up on all devices. I only get a reply from some PCs. On devices that can't be ping'd, I can do ping -a to resolve the hostname. For ...
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VPS can ping host by IP but not by name

My Debian VPS can ping all host by name and IP but there's one host I can't ping by name. Ping by name failed but successful with IP However on my home PC i can ping that host by name and IP. I ...
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Is it possible to offer failover even using DNS round robin? [closed]

A company X has five ips to a given service. $ host www.example.com.br www.example.com.br has address 13.194.4.159 www.example.com.br has address 13.194.4.152 www.example.com.br has address ...
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Fastest way to scan all hosts that are online

I am looking to find all the hosts that are online in a set of networks. I would like to find all hosts that are online in the entire network of 170.10.. (there are ~64K possible hosts). The network ...
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Can browse, but can't ping

I am behind a corporate network. I am unable to use git, since it can't resolve server names fatal: Unable to look up someserver.org (port 9418) (No such host is known. ) I can't ping that server ...
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Destination host is unreachable

Points to Note I am installing cloudera 4.6.0 using docker in pseudo distributed mode. I have created two docker containers. One is for hadoop and another is for flume. I linked two containers as ...
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First Reply on Ping is Unreachable the rest is okay [closed]

please check this weird ping i'm having What may have caused this problem
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Why Ping starts showing results only after a minute

I am running a Solaris 11 system over a local private network 192.168.100.0/24 and I run ping -s to get continuous ping. From the Gateway to my server I get root@mygateway:~# ping -s 192.168.100.42 ...
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extreme ping latency in WDS network

I have setup a wireless network at work office with the following config: 192.168.1.1: TP-Link 941 Router, Root AP, connected to internet 192.168.1.2: TP-Link 901 AP, WDS Repeater, connected to ...
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Cannot ping to localhost into CentOS

I'm connecting to my server (Centos 7) with ssh and I try to ping to localhost: ping 127.0.0.1 but doesn't work: ping 127.0.0.1 PING 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- 127.0.0.1 ping ...
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Bad ping results while testing 6000 TCP clients with 18 mbytes/s total traffic on Windows Web Server 2008

The clients are running on the machine #1. The server is installed on the machine #2. The machines have a gigabit connection through a switch on their private vlan. There are no errors in the switch ...
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TTL in ping vs dig

When I ran ping google.com, I get a ttl value of 55: 64 bytes from 173.194.127.103: icmp_seq=68 ttl=55 time=16.4 ms When I ran dig google.com @ns1.google.com., it get a TTL value of 300. ...
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What does ipg/ewma mean in an output of ping -f?

I pinged in a flood mode: # ping -c 1000000 -f 127.0.0.1 and I got the following output: PING 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. --- 127.0.0.1 ping statistics --- 1000000 packets ...
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how to force linux to accept packet with loopback ip

i have an embedded system with an Ethernet interface that needs to accept external packets with IP of 127.x.x.xx. is there a way to force Linux to accept external packets with this loop back address ...
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DNS and PING failure - Windows 2003 DNS and SonicWall NSA240

I am hoping someone can shed some light on this one... I have two Windows 2003 DC's - both running DNS, there are several Windows 2008 R2 and one Windows 2012 Standard server running as member ...
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Domain not resolving from some locations

I need help collecting some sort of proof of what might be wrong here Problem description location 1 Ping <domain.net> Ping request could not find host <domain.net>. Please check the ...
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HP Procurve 2920 VLANs with DHCP cannot ping

I have problem setting up working VLANs and DHCP server on HP Procurve 2920. My problem is that I cannot even ping computers between VLANs with static ip addresees. winXP pc on VLAN101 with ...
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Server 2012 Can't Ping Local Network

I have four Windows Server 2012 servers hosted on ESXi 5.5. The first one is the firewall box with two network adapters. One with an external connection to the internet, that is shares its connection ...
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Linux ping network namespace

I added namespace to my host-machine and made it available by using this: ip netns add h1 ip link add veth01 type veth peer name veth1 ip link set dev veth1 netns h1 ifconfig veth01 10.0.0.1/24 up ip ...
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Oracle GNS (Grid Naming Service) Breaks DNS

Am running a 2-node Oracle 12.1.0.2.0 ASM Flex Cluster using Oracle GNS which I believe uses zeroconf to create it's adhoc network. Before GNS starts, DNS works, i.e. nslookup, dig, ping, ssh all ...
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One server has multiple IP address leases but just one adapter and no dhcp reservations?

One of our servers' has multiple (10) DHCP Addressleases and I don't know why. The server itself has only one adapter and even if I execute ipconfig /all I only see one IP address defined. Even in the ...
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Need to understand : ping

I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I have used ping before to check server is up/down. Can someone help me understand, as I'm unable to find anything explaining this I did the usual ping command ping ...
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CentOS 6.5 on Vmware can't ping Host machine

I have installed a CentOS 6.5 on VMware WorkStation 10 all running on Windows 7 64bit, internet is working fine but I can't ping host machine from CentOS vice vers, it tells me Destination Host ...
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Can't ping my static IP address from external network [closed]

I have an ubuntu server and a static IP address. When I try to ping my IP static ip from my internal network it work but, when I try from external link remote ping I haven't no response!! #cat ...
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Geo distributed ip [duplicate]

When i ping 8.8.8.8 from my home computer (europe) i get around 26 ms latency. When i ping 8.8.8.8 from a server(US) i get around 1 ms latency. When i ping my (US) server from home (europe) i have 130 ...
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blocked.domain.gstatic.com - Where could this blocking be?

As of this morning we were having serious issues (partially loaded site with no functionality) accessing Google Drive which we use heavily. Other websites seemed to work fine. This is happening on ALL ...
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What would cause alternating “Request timed out.” and “Destination host unreachable.” when using ping command?

I am pinging a Windows 8.1 PC that is currently shut down and I'm getting alternating results "Request timed out." and "Destination host unreachable." What could cause this kind of behavior?
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Apache Instance in Private Subnet not returning packets

How can we get the Apache instance in a private subnet to work? Configuration Public subnet with 1 NAT instance Private subnet with 1 App instance Details 1. Masquerading is turned on NAT on via ...
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Ping fails with the record route option

I'm having trouble with the record route (-R) option of the ping command in Linux. It appears that when I run the command without this option, I am able to receive a response from a range of servers ...