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

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Why does an IPv6 route added before virtual machine is started not work

I have an external server at Hetzner with Debian 7 and trying to setup KVM with IPv6 Routing (the same setup works for IPv4 without problems). I have one Ubuntu Server VM with two interfaces which ...
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Continuous ping on proxy preventing https requests, why?

I hope someone can help me solve this mystery. I have a small linux box which is configured as a transparent proxy on my network. I'm trying to run a script at startup that does a continuous ping to ...
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Ping time jumps from 0.9ms to between 11 and 28ms

I have a server with 5 other devices all plugged into a single switch. I can ping all devices with nice low ping times (between 0.6ms and 0.9ms). But, all of a sudden, the ping time to one of the ...
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Router Behavior for MAC Address Change for same IP

+-----------+ +------------+ +---------+ | LAN |eth0 lan0| Router |wan eth0| | | PC |===========| |===========| WAN-PC | | | ...
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Hosted Network Latency

Background I have a new hosted, dedicated database server behind a dedicated firewall (Cisco ASA 5505 Sec+). The plan is to have a virtual (aka "cloud") web server or two on the other side of the ...
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Connect Navicat to Linux server

Im trying to connect to my remote Linux CentOS server with Navicat. If I try to connect with the relevant details it just hangs with "connecting to ...." I've tried to ping the server (with the ...
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How light is a ping?

Hopefully this question isn't too dumb. I'm wondering how expensive (system resource, and bandwidth wise) a ping is. If I have a small embedded linux device that has very limited ram, cpu, and ...
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Cannot ping gateway

I replaced my aging fileserver with a new server running ESXi 5.1 and migrated my fileserver in a virtual machine running on it. Now I have the following problem with this VM: I'm getting the ...
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How to Ping explicitly from eth1 instead of eth0

I'm trying to execute a ping with eth1, but the program uses eth0(the default network device). Any tips, tricks, or alternate techniques available?
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How to run putty on a particular network adapter

I have a loopback adapter which uses SLIP to communicate to a microcontroller. The issue I have is on Windows I dont know how to run putty on that particular network adapter. Does anyone know how to ...
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Unexplained 0.1% packets time out when pinging from router

I'm troubleshooting a customer who requires the ability to send 5000 pings from the router to their remote site over a satellite link with zero timeouts, yet they keep experiencing one to five packets ...
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Issues connecting to SQL Server

I'm trying to boot up a sitecore application. Got the source code, set up my local IIS, but for some reason I'm getting the following error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred ...
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Cannot ping, neither can use the server as the DNS. but can ssh to the server from any IP address

I have a server that holds my server services. I'm able to ssh to the server: ssh root@example.com enter password: root@example:# But, I can't ping the server: $ ping example.com PING example.com ...
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OpenVPN run script after tunnel is set up

I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly how can I update my A records on my cloudflare account. I have already set up a script that checks for IP changes, and pushes the changes through the ...
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Does Linux support IPv4 mapped IPv6 addresses?

I work in a mixed IPv4 / IPv6 environment. I read that IPv4 addresses can be mapped into the IPv6 space with this syntax ::ffff:1.2.3.4 (1.2.3.4 is the IPv4 address) Does Linux support this ...
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Branch to Branch VPN through HQ router?

I've just upgraded our router and am working my way through setting it up as the old one was. The new router is a Draytek Vigor 3900. We have a number of sites with IPSec tunnels dialling in to our ...
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OpenVPN and one way pings

Network configuration I have set up a network: Appropriate ports of computers in 192.168.87.0/24 are forwarded on TP-LINK router to be seen "all over the world". IP forwarding in enabled on ...
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Unable to ping computers via DNS domain name

I have two desktop computers and recently set up a third computer, a Windows Server 2012 box, for which I installed DNS on it and set it up as a domain controller. I was able to successfully set up ...
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Cisco ASA failover can't ping gateway

I'm currently trying to set up a failover network for my Cisco ASA 55x0 using the SLA traking. I have the "outside" interface (network 89.x.x.48/29) and the "outside2" interface (network ...
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Hamachi gateway PC responds when pinging remote PCs from internal network

We are using Hamachi to link 2 remote sites together via a gateway VPN network. This generally works fine. At our main office, our SBS 2003 server acts as the DHCP server. The Hamachi gateway client ...
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I cannot ping my guest operating systems via Bridged Network Connection

Here are the details: I am using VMWare Workstation 9.0.1 build-894247. Host - Windows 7 - Firewall is turned on - has static IP Guest OS 1 - Windows Server 2008 R2 - Firewall is turned off - has ...
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Mellanox dual-port HCA, can ping if ib0 pair connected but not if only ib1 pair connected

I have installed 2 mellanox FDR dual-port ConnectX-3 HCA cards (CX354A), each to a separate machines. The machines are connected directly to each other (switchless configuration). Both ports on the ...
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Server responds to pings but no SSH or HTTP access

I do not know what has caused this but my websites have been down for 2+ days now and I cannot connect via SSH or FTP either. The only way to get signs of life from my server is to reboot it via the ...
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nslookup fails but ping succeeds for nonexistent domains

I have two different FreeBSD servers (different hosting companies), both exhibit this same behavior: They pick a specific IP address (216.239.120.238) for every domain that does NOT exist. nslookup ...
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Why can't I ping my freshly set up amazon web service EC2 instance?

I was following this tut on how to set up a EC2 instance on Ubuntu but qhen trying to execute ssh command on my IP address, I had an operation Timeout. So I tried to ping it but no chance neither. ...
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Can't ping6 a network interface from a different Ubuntu computer

I cannot ping6 the network interface "tun0" on the host computer from a virtual machine. Using vmware, I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine, that is connected to the host machine with NAT. ...
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One way ping on an embedded Linux system

I'm facing a networking issue with an embedded Linux system in a private network. We have a network that consists of a few tens of servers connected through a switch with one of the servers acting as ...
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Fragmentation and packet size,using tcpdump

i am trying to understand concept of fragmentation: i have two virtual machines with public ip connected to a switch. tracepath shows packet not going through gateway from vm1: Trying to send ...
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How do know if I can SSH in servers?

I have over 200 servers, but is hard to keep tracking all of them by some documents, after a while it gets outdated, so to refresh this document, I have to know which servers I can login via SSH. I ...
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35 times increased latency between data send rate of 1 millisecond vs 100 microseconds. WHY?

Experiment hping -S --data 100 -c 100 10.56.1.2 -i u100 round-trip min/avg/max = 0.5/14.0/15.8 ms hping -S --data 100 -c 100 10.56.1.2 -i u1000 round-trip min/avg/max = 0.3/0.4/4.8 ms Observation: ...
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Hping showing -400% packet loss

I used the following command: sudo /usr/sbin/hping3 -q -n -c 5 -S <hostname> -p 8080 and the output I got is: 1 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, -400% packet loss Can you please ...
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Unable to ping vmware-workstation guest from host

Using vmware-workstation 9 Host OS win8 x64 IPv4 address: 192.168.0.101 Guest OS winxp x86 IPv4 address: 192.168.0.106 The same thing happens with NAT and bridged for the guest vm. I am able to ...
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Ping Interconnected PCs End-To-End

I have the following network topology: [PC 1] - - - [PC 2] - - - [PC 3] - - - [PC 4] Each machine is connected via a crossover cable. I can ping from PC 1 to PC 2, but how can I configure things so ...
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Can't establish connection between my VPS and itself

I have a VPS with two IP addresses: 74.117.158.92 and 74.117.159.204. If you ping them, you'll find they are both responding. I can also ping google.com etc. from either of them. But I cannot ping ...
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openvpn (tun0 + bridge) : Comunication bridge --> tun0 works but not the opposite direction

My network is composed as follows: Host A with ip 9.x.x.x and vpn ip 192.15.206.x (openvpn client) Host B with ip 9.x.x.x and vpn ip 192.15.206.1 (openvpn server) this host has a bridge br0 with ip ...
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debian clients connected to the same switch, ping problems

I have two machines that are connected to the same switch. Machines have multiple ethernet interfaces connected to the different networks. Computer A can ping an antenna which is connected to the same ...
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Linux ping command exits early due to ICMP host unreachable

An automated script runs shutdown -r now on a machine, and after a 30s delay, uses ping to determine when the machine is available. I've recently switched the OS from Centos 5 to Oracle Linux 6 and ...
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Linux server responds to postgresql querys and ssh only when pinging the server

I have a problem. My developers are using one of my local servers that is located in our office. The server is running PostgreSQL and when they try to make a query to it, it just lags and then gives ...
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Is it worth to set up a different network interface for connections to MySQL?

I have a high load website served by two servers: web server with nginx and php, and database server with mysql. Web server serves all the static content and connects to MySQL and outside world ...
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Reverse dns returns a different host each time

So, randomly I happened to ping abc.com and found this fascinating: $ ping abc.com PING abc.com (199.181.132.250) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from m.abc.com (199.181.132.250): icmp_req=1 ttl=237 ...
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Best practices on lowering latency between two endpoints [duplicate]

I would like to know what tools or what kind of calculation should be made in order to find the lower latency possible between two points physically distant. For example: Ping time from Europe to ...
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Will I get banned or blocked for running a diagnostic app?

This may seem like a simple question. Hopefully it will have a simple answer. I run an internet radio station. There are 3 machines. Music source client Stage server Master server (relays the ...
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How to interpret traceroute with success on some routes and failing on other similar routes?

I have traceroute paths from 3 unique source hosts, to a single destination host (173.254.24.18). The final results of these three routes are including similar elements, and yet the final failing ...
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Nmap scans the host but cannot ping the host [closed]

My laptop is connected to a network where we have routers with filters. I can use nmap to scan alive hosts and I can see open ports (mostly port 80). But then, when I try to ping those hosts, I dont ...
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IPv6: ping6 from foreign host works, but cannot ping6 on same host [ubuntu 12.04]

I have a strange issue with ipv6 on Ubuntu 12.04. There are two hosts, directly connected to the internet. Both have assigned a /64 network. They are properly configured with a /128 endpoint each and ...
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Ping sometimes resolves the name, sometimes not

Is this a normal behavior, that ping sometimes displays the server name, sometimes only the IP? OS: Ubuntu 12.10 ~# ping development.example.local PING development.example.local (192.168.0.25) ...
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Cannot Ping or Resolve DNS Internally; Externally works fine

I have an issue where I cannot seem to access a subdomain from within the same server: I can ping, nslookup, etc subdomian.domain.com externally, but from within the server where subdomain.domain.com ...
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arp packet received larger than packet sent, why?

I'm trying to debug a networking issue. During this process, I've noticed that when I try to do an arping, the received arp packets are larger than sent arp packets, as outputted by tcpdump. (Note ...
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ping and identify Cisco model without physical access or login?

There are several Cisco devices on my network which I can find with ping or nmap but I have no idea what the type (e.g. switches, routers) or specific model is. Is there some way to find this out ...
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tcpdump on interface when pinging nonexistent hosts on local network

I've statically configured the IP address of an interface on a server: ip addr add 10.40.0.6/16 broadcast 10.40.255.255 dev eth1 If I try to ping a machine on the network (e.g., 10.40.0.1), it ...