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

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RDP working but not able to ping and share can't be accessed through UNC [closed]

I am asking this for my live environment servers. So, kindly requested to consider this while answering.. I have 2 cases asked here. Please do number while answering. 1) I have a server which I can ...
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Unable to ping Redhat 5.6 instance on vmware esx 5.1

I am running vmware esx 5.1 and I've created an instance of red hat 5.6 Desktop with a static ip address. When I restart the red hat guest I am able to ping it from another system but then as soon as ...
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arp -n responds with (incomplete) on the wrong subnet, can't remove it

context There are 2 servers: server1 - eth0 10.129.76.16 eth0.2 192.168.0.103 server2 - eth0 10.129.79.1 eth0.2 192.168.62.101 The 192.x.x.x addresses are connected to the ...
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Monitoring: What does mysqladmin ping report?

I'm trying to monitor whether our mysql server is up. The command I'm using for this is: mysqladmin ping It will return the following: mysqld is alive Does this just check whether the process is ...
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How to ping in linux until host is known?

How can I ping a certain address and when found, stop pinging. I want to use it in a bash script, so when the host is starting up, the script keeps on pinging and from the moment the host is ...
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IPv6 address not available from outside

Since Hetzner pretty much doesn't give out any IPv4 addresses, no matter what the reason is, I decided to give IPv6 a try. These is the assigned IP address subnet mask IPs: 2a01:4f8:190:5112:: /64 ...
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Intel 82579LM Gbit Ethernet Controller - magic packet (WOL) right after ping is not working

I am experiencing a very annoying and mysterious behavior when sending magic packets (for Wake On LAN) shortly after pinging an Intel 82579LM GigaBit Ethernet Controller (the onboard ethernet ...
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ping seems to be timing out in a shorter duration than specified?

I'm seeing some weird behavior with the built in ping command that I don't understand. (this is on a windows 2012 r2 box - I haven't verified if this behavior is seen on other windows versions) If I ...
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High ping times and packet loss on Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 9600

We have 2 Alcatel 9600 core switches in a redundant configuration and 2 distribution switches (Alcatel 6850's) on another floor connected by fibre to the core switches. See the diagram below. Pinging ...
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How to manage PING replies? [closed]

How can I manage, for example, my Ubuntu mashine so it doesn't (or does) respond to PING(ICMP ECHO_REQUEST - type 8) requests? Normally almost all computers in a LAN network responds to ping with an ...
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When the Service Base Filtering Engine is active, ping and Remote Dsktvp do not work

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 When the Service Base Filtering Engine (BFE) Running is a Ping and RDP are disabled and do not work. But when I disable the service is Both Ping and RDP work. What do ...
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domain does not have ping in CentOS VPS [closed]

I have a VPS with CentOS 6.x, DirectAdmin control panel, and CSF. There are about 40 domains on it, but one of them did not load since yesterday (itgates.ir). When I ping this domain, is there not any ...
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what does `pipe <number>` mean in `ping` output?

While running a test to diagnose some alleged network problem, I got this output from ping: --- r01c01b11n02 ping statistics --- 30000 packets transmitted, 29995 received, 0% packet loss, time 6309ms ...
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“Destination Host Unreachable” and ARP returns no addresses over LAN

I am currently trying to setup LAN over two machines with a network mask of 255.255.255.0 however I am receiving the following message when trying to communicate between them both; [root@alpha ~]# ...
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Server not pinging even after setting gateway and ip

I am configuring an Icinga monitoring server. I am entirely new to Linux, so configuring after googling each and every bit. I have configured ip address, subnet mask and default gateway correctly. ...
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Network setup issue with no connection between virtual machines

I have the following network setup: EDIT: NOTE: WARNING: In the above Windows1 should have the ip 192.168.137.1 The issue that i am having is that every machine can ping and connect to every other ...
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Did you see similar icmp ever? [closed]

ping ya.ru PING ya.ru (213.180.193.3) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from www.yandex.ru (213.180.193.3): icmp_req=1 ttl=60 time=97.6 ms 64 bytes from www.yandex.ru (213.180.193.3): icmp_req=2 ttl=60 ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Server network fails intermittently

I have 2 windows 2012 R2 servers in a production environment. Both are VM's and configured same with the ip address as different. I haven't recieved alert of any kind of network failure for one ...
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Why do tracert latencies not add up to ping latency?

One might expect the sum of the tracert latencies to equal 267ms:
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Which Log file to check for strange Ubuntu server behaviour (offline for 5minutes at random times)

I am having problems with my Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server. My monitor application claims it goes off every morning at about 4 AM for 5 to 10 minutes. I am not sure where to start the troubleshooting ...
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OSX nslookup can resolve a lan hostname, but ping cannot? [closed]

I'm having an issue which recurs every few days, whereby ping cannot resolve a hostname on my LAN (but nslookup is able to). This is on OSX 10.9.2 (latest). The machine in this case is called ...
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What IP addresses to use for monitor the availability of Internet connection?

I would like to check the availability of Internet connectivity by sending ICMP "echo request" messages to some IPv4 addresses. Those IPv4 addresses should be as reachable as possible in stability ...
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Windows XP VMs on ESXis not pinging each other

I'm running a virual environment of this sort. There's a UCS box that has several VMs. I've setup 3 Virtual ESXi VMs and vCenter Server appliance. Using the appliance, I installed 3 WinXP VMs on the ...
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Why nslookup doesn't use mdns while ping do?

In dnsmasq.conf: address=/local/127.0.0.1 In resolv.conf: # Generated by NetworkManager domain example.com search example.com nameserver 127.0.0.1 nameserver 10.66.127.17 nameserver 10.68.5.26 I ...
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How to find vds/hosting with the best ping that I can have?

I'm living in tajikistan, and I want to purchase vps/dedicated server or at least good hosting outside of my country. One of important thing I want is to have a GOOD ping. For example ping to ...
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Bandwidth measurement using ping [closed]

How can I measure bandwidth using ping? I know I could use something like iperf on each end to do the measurement, but I can't do that because I don't have access to the remote system. Maybe if I ...
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Trace Route, Slow Pings, timeouts on after server restore

I am getting bad ping times on my server, especially for large data requests. The stored procedure on the server runs at 1 second, while calling it through my web applicaiton takes 23+ seconds. This ...
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DNS issue? I cannot ping FQDN, yet I can ping alias (CNAME)

I'm experencing weird DNS issue and I was wondering if someone has any ideas: # ping -c1 test.XXX.local ping: unknown host test.XXX.local # ping -c1 test PING test.XXX.local (10.52.223.41) 56(84) ...
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Why would I get different ping times directly to 10.0.1.1 versus pinging google.com with TTL 1? [closed]

Using mtr to gather some statistics, if I run sudo mtr 10.0.1.1 to ping my router, it looks terrible: My traceroute [v0.85] Johns-MacBook-Air.local (0.0.0.0) ...
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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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How can be ping used to measure a server speed? [closed]

When I ping myserver.com, I get this responses: 64 bytes from XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX: icmp_seq=1 ttl=242 time=52.6 ms 64 bytes from XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX: icmp_seq=2 ttl=242 time=55.9 ms 64 bytes from ...
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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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Ping “replies” from same computer with 'Destination host unreachable' (no route to other computer)

I've got two computers in a LAN behind a wireless router. One has XP with ip 192.168.1.2 This one has W7 with ip 192.168.1.7 If I try to ping the other one from this computer, I get this: ...
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Ping replacement that shows real time

Is there a ping replacement that will display the system's date/time in addition to the round trip time and sequence number? I would prefer a tool that runs on Linux, but if there is a cli tool I can ...
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Android/Linux Ping sends another packet before packet timeout

I have to send 10 packet & timeout for each packet should be 3 secs. As Android pings works on Linux ping commands, I am using below ping command in my application: ping -c 10 -W 3 -s 32 ...
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Dedicating a server for latency test

I've created a server to test bandwidth from employees working remote (using speedtest.net mini), but was wondering if anyone knew of a way to setup some software in linux to test latency and possibly ...
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Unable to ping 127.0.0.1 … except as local Administrator

I'm having this issue with two Server 2008 R2 domain member servers built as VMWare guests. The DCs built at the same time do not have this issue. When I try to ping 127.0.0.1 (or "localhost") when ...
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Server not responding to http or ping but ssh works

I can access to a VPS through ssh. That VPS has httpd installed on it and running to listen onto port 80. However I can't ping that VPS nor access to his apache but I can log in with ssh. This is ...
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2 servers with 2 ip adresses cant ping each other

I rent 2 root servers from my provider that run Ubuntu 12.04.01 LTS. I ordered a second ip for each of them and configure them in /etc/network/interfaces as follows: iface eth0:1 inet static ...
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Ping to pppoe server fails, while reverse is working

I have created a Linux PPPoE server on CentOS release 5.4 (Final) x86_64 machine (Linux 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 SMP). I have also established the PPPoE connection successfully. However, ping to server from ...
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Ping, firewall or DNS issue on Win Server 2008 R2

I've installed windows server 2008 as a VM for the developers here to work on. Installed SQL Server 2008 as well as IIS7. I am not quite sure why, I can remote into that machine using the name I gave ...
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ping -a sometimes returns host name and sometimes returns FQDN. Why? Does this mean DNS is corrupt somehow?

I have a Windows machine called abcd for example and it uses DHCP to receive an IP address (172.28.45.5 for example) When I perform ping -a 172.28.45.5 sometimes I receive abcd as the hostname. ...
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Setup machines network in Windows Azure

I'm building a web application and I've decided to host it on Windows Azure. My application has three components: A front-end created with Play Framework (machine A) A back-end core written in Java ...
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Why slow (500-4500ms) ping times to google.com over Wi-Fi?

I regularly get ping times (to google.com) on my netbook over wireless (802.11) of: 500-4500ms for about half the time 100-150ms for the rest of the time. It seems to switch back and forth on the ...
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Windows servers on same gigabit lan switch, what might cause Windows 2008 R2 to have 50% longer ping times than Windows 2003 server?

After installing a brand new HP Proliant DL380e Gen8 running SBS 2011 (Windows 2008 R2 X64) I noticed a difference in response to ping requests on the wired ethernet local LAN, even before the ...
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pinging an unknown hosts from centos resolves

I am seeing very strange behavior with servers running CentOS 6.4 x64. If I run a ping on a host which clearly doesn't exist: ➜ ~ ping sdafsadfdsadfsasdfasdoi.com PING ...
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Setting up 2 IPv6 Subnets and ping across Cisco router [closed]

I am trying to setup 2 IPv6 subnets across a Cisco 2621 Router. I am having some trouble... I have assigned: fe0/0 2607:fcb8:10::x:x:x:x fe0/1 2607:fcb8:11::x:x:x:x On the fe0/0 side I have a ...
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ping incorrectly pinging 127.0.0.1

I've got an odd DNS issue. I'm running a dual ipv4/ipv6 environment on Gentoo Linux. Pinging some sites results in ping pinging 127.0.0.1. e.g. #> ping authserver.mojang.com PING ...
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Maximum MTU size

Thought one of the issues I'm experiencing with the following question is due to MTU rightfully so. ESXi 5 VM Putty session hangs, vSphere client timing out However, when I tried testing the ...
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I can't ping to my EC2 instance although icmp has been set

I wasn't able to ping to my ec2 server although I've done the following command: ec2-authorize default -P icmp -t -1:-1 -s 0.0.0.0/0 when I try this again it gives me: ...