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

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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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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 ...
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Can ping google.com, but can't ping cnn.com

I have just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04. I didn't notice the problem at first. But when installing horde with the pear installer it failed to download all of the packages. So I did a little hunting ...
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VirtualBox bridged adapter can ping but can't curl

There is a delicate server running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2. There are 4 useable IPs for this server: A, B, C, D. The server itself takes A. The server is now running two VirtualBox guests, both with ...
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Low Latency for Google compared to servers located with in my country [closed]

When i ping google.co.in its showing 11.1 ms as average ping www.google.co.in PING www.google.co.in (173.194.36.63) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from bom04s02-in-f31.1e100.net ...
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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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I have a very strange symptom in my network

I have a very strange symptom in my network, some times a ping to the remote computer doesn't work in the same subnet (same VLAN), for example: [Local Computer (IP:10.10.10.2/16)] --- ping ---> ...
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I can ping www server, but cannot ping domain name [closed]

for example, I can ping www.example.com, but cannot ping example.com. It reports: "Ping request could not find host example.com. please check the name and try again" (in DOS mode) How can I fix ...
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Ping measurements during throughput measurements

I have been measuring the throughput of file transfers from remote hosts and analysing the results, I understand about payload to overhead ratios, retransmission and other causational factors of ...
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ping -a does not return hostname [closed]

The problem i am currently experiencing is with One of my Untangle boxes. We are using IPsec VPN, Microsoft Server 2003 for DNS. I cannot get RDP to work with hostname, FQDN, ONLY IP. When i use ping ...
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I can't ping my server from certain IP

I have 2 internet connections from 2 different ISPs with static IPs, lets call them A and B. A connects to the server in several ways (ping, SSH, HTTP), while B cannot do anything (ping, SSH, HTTP). ...
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Reply times vary with ping test

I am seeing the following and I have already scanned all the computers for viruses and there were some but they have been removed. Would anyone have any other ideas on what tools or other things that ...
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Can't see all servers through VPN

I set up routing and remote access on a customer's 2003 server. Everything works, I can connect no problem. There are two servers in the domain. One is a 2003 Small Business DomainServer, the other is ...
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How to monitor printer host status with zabbix

I need to monitor host status of printers from zabbix. I managed to monitor the inklevel via SNMP. Any ideas to monitor printer reachable or not ?