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

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Why would ping give me fast rtt values, but take a long time for each response to come back?

I've got a bit of a basic networking question here regarding ping. When pinging a particular host on a completely different subnet, I get a response like this: PING myhost.example.com (1.2.3.4) 56(...
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NewRelic Availability Monitoring of Third Party Service

Background NewRelic offers availability monitoring whereby you can specify a ping URL for an application and have NewRelic send HTTP GET requests to that URL and GREP the response for selected text, ...
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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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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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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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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 don'...
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What is the difference between ping and tracert?

I basically know the difference in my head but I'm having trouble formulating it on paper. If someone could tell me a little more detailed explanation about the two I'd really appreciate it. So ...
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Public hosts for ping

For my firewall scripts to determine whether my ISP is up I need a few reliable, geographically distributed addresses to ping. I could just use some major sites like Google, Akamai, etc. But that ...
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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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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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Unable to ping my Ubuntu AWS instance

I'm new to AWS, just setup a ubuntu ec2 and I've made a security group which allows me to ssh in and that's about all for now. What do I have to do to make it so I can also ping my instance?
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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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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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How to ping eth0 from eth1 on my linux machine?

I have a linux machine with 2 ethernet ports(eth0 and eth1). eth0 is connected to a router which assigns it an IP address 192.168.1.2. eth1 is connected to a switch which doesn't have an IP. How do I ...
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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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Are network and broadcast IPs supposed to respond?

I have a /24 network that is subnetted into a bunch of small chunks. I have recently gone into each router on the network (mostly Cisco) in order to document how this network had been divided. Now ...
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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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Server can't ping or connect to self

This SF Answer helped me after nerve's answer below: No network loopback device after security update ubuntu 12.04 Original Question I've been Google-ing and banging my head against the wall for a ...
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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 13.194.4....
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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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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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ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted (sometimes)

On a Ubuntu 14.04 running Haproxy, after a service haproxy reload, Haproxy is suddenly reporting all servers behind it as down. After some digging around, I noticed that ping is not working properly, ...
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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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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 192....
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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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Icinga change ping check interval from service and http

I have Icinga installed on a machine with the basic configuration and we just use the Host Status Detail screen with a big monitor only to know when a machine is down due to network/eletrical problems....
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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. google....
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Linux command to wait for a SSH server to be up

I have a script which creates a virtual machine and gives me back an IP address. Then I would like to do something like this: waitforssh 192.168.2.38 && ssh 192.168.2.38 And it will wait ...
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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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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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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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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 8.8....
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Ping to IP address returned Destination Unreachable for a different IP address… huh?

This was totally an isolated incident, but I performed this command: ping 192.168.1.134 and got this result [image]: Pinging 192.168.1.134 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.133: ...
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Monitoring service that can run scripts

I'm currently using New Relic's performance monitoring service. Works great so far, except that I'd like some things automated. I basically just get an email notification when performance is bad or ...
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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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Linux router: ping responses going through the wrong interface

I have a Debian server acting as a router for a small network. It has 3 network interfaces, one LAN and 2 WANs (two different ISPs, let's call them A and B, each of them with a public static IP ...
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ping https when ICMP is blocked

I working with web servers that ICMP is disabled on them. On the other hand they answer to some https requests. I'm basically looking for http like ping capabilities in order to check if another ...
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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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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 /etc/...
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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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RDP add domain users broken

I have 3 Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, all of which are virtual machines hosted on a single VMware ESX server: Domain controller with DNS services DHCP/RRAS File server All three servers are ...