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

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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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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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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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Is it bad that latency for our internal LAN varies greatly within the 15 - 40 ms range?

I've always thought the "typical" latency for a small office wired Ethernet network would be <5 ms. However, pinging the default gateway yields an average of 14 ms, and any host is around 30 ms. ...
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My server doesn't receive responses from pings

if I SSH into my server, and I try to ping another server, I never see the responses. This seems to happen only on urls. I've been able to ping a couple ip addresses. I first noticed this problem ...
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PING: timed out, host unreachable and succes all at once

Is there any logical explanation for this output? I can understand all of the three different results, but all three in one single run of PING? Could my router be defective? I have no internet ...
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Icinga/Nagios to ping different machine on local network

I have 3 machines, all remote IPs and all of them running nsclient++ with remote and local IP addresses: 46.*.*.1/192.168.1.1 46.*.*.2/192.168.1.2 46.*.*.3/192.168.1.3 I want nagios/icinga to ...
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Measuring latency to a firewalled server

The firewall in front of this server is blocking ping requests. Is is still possible to measure latency to this system? If so, how?
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Pinging same address multiple times

I am just wondering if it is possible to ping the same ip address from the same source multiple times (ie fast enough so they get pipelined) and still get a valid result. By a valid result, I mean ...
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Configuring TMG to allow a connection through the firewall

Here's the basic outline of the problem: I'm trying to ping from 192.168.0.2 to 192.168.10.2, but the ping dies on reaching 192.168.10.1. Obviously TMG is blocking it with the firewall. :) ...
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VMWare/VirtualBox: Ping don't work in Host-Only network adapter from windows host to linux guest

Scenario: Windows host running XP SP3 (Virtual) Ubuntu Server 10.04 (fresh install, only selected "LAMP Package" option during installation. Tested on VMWare Player / VirtualBox I can ping by ip ...
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Enable PC behind router to be pinged

I've got a Windows 7 PC running a webservice accessing the internet through a standard router. I forwarded the required ports in the router accordingly and was able to use the service successfully ...
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XP - ping changes routing table?

I have got a real strange behaviour with one of my XP-Sp3 machines. Setup: A Server in the lan (192.168.5.0) proviedes access to all roadwarriors in 10.8.0.0 The DCHP has a static route for all ...
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Win 7 Netbook refuses to ping JetDirect card (all other PCs work)

I have an odd thing occuring here. From a Windows 7 netbook, I cannot ping an HP printer on the network, while all other machines (Win7/Vista) can. And the netbook can also ping everything else on the ...
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Client A can ping server S, but client B cannot

I moved the question to here from stackoverflow.com http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2917569/unable-to-ping-server-from-client-b-but-able-to-ping-from-client-a-please-help I am trying to configure ...
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Weird response from ping

I have a server called "Otto" This has an internal IP address of 10.0.10.210 We have had a power failure today, and, although the server room is protected by UPS, things haven't worked properly ...
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Can't ping certain IP's on same subnet?

Firstly all devices are ON and have an active/working network connection. Secondly the device I'm trying to ping from is pingable from the devices I'm trying to ping! Right, we have a secure VPN ...
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Issues with Mac OS X pinging

I am trying to ping to IP's and host addresses, and this is the result, I am not sure this is a error but I am attempting to use a vpn and I can't get it to work. Pinging the IP should be working but ...
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Packet Loss with Cisco 2621 Router

I'm working with a Cisco 2621 and NAT to map ip addresses to machines in my cluster. Starting yesterday, I noticed heavy packet loss (60% loss reported by ping) to one ip address mapped to three ...
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Juniper firewall - large pings for testing

Is there an way to permit ping packets larger than 1472 through a Juniper SSG520M firewall? "Ping of Death" and "Large Size ICMP Packet" protection has already been disabled under the 'Screening' ...
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VPN failure between two remote offices

I have three offices all with broadband routers feeding into Server 2003 running Routing and Remote Access that provides the clients with internet access. I have setup VPN connection between site1 ...
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Can access website, but can't ping it, nor access via FTP

I'm having a problem connecting to a server by other way than HTTP. Connecting via FTP ends with timeout, as well as pinging: C:\Users\folmert>ping wroclaw-elektryk.pl Pinging ...
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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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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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Some clients on a VPN network are not reachable

The problem of this model is that some (only some) clients cannot be reached. See the link below for more information about the model which is being described in the upcoming section. Problem ...
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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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Cannot ping my domain-joined server - Can only ping domain controller - host unreachable

I have a HyperV Server hosting a Domain Controller VM (192.168.1.50) and another VM (192.168.1.51) joined to this domain. I have: domain controller as DNS server forward lookup zone for the domain ...
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TCP 30 small packets per second flood connection with server

I'm testing connection with flash client and cloud server(boost::asio for software) over TCP connection. My connection with server already is really poor - 120 ms ping in average. I found when i start ...
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VMWare-ESXi server dropping packets, shaky connection

I have a few virtual servers running on a VMWare-ESXi server. One of those is a mailserver running Windows server 2003, Has been running quite well for a while now. About 4 days ago, the mailserver ...
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Why are two IPs responding to my ping?

I'm having a weird issue. On one of a mac, I noticed it was having some weird issues communicating with the server. I pinged the server, 2.0.5.90, from the terminal on the mac, and here are the ...
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DNS/Nameserver issue. Can't ping IP or domain

I get this when I ping an IP: 21:31:50.136623 IP SITE_IP > 173.194.33.4: ICMP echo request, id 14941, seq 1, length 64 21:31:51.136138 IP SITE_IP > 173.194.33.4: ICMP echo request, id 14941, ...
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eth1 and eth1:0 take different times to echo ping requests?

When I ping 2 different IPs that go to eth1 and eth1:0 on the same server, the ping time is the same but the time it takes for the ping result to appear in the terminal is much longer with eth1:0. For ...
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finding live hosts with nmap

I'm trying to find live hosts on the network with nmap: nmap -sP 192.168.3.0/24 Starting Nmap 5.21 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2012-04-10 10:28 EEST Nmap scan report for km-localhost (192.168.3.1) ...
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Enable ping to pass through pfSense

I have a pfSense v1.2.3 running and want to allow ping from the WAN through to my LAN and allow the response to get through. Web traffic goes through just fine, but not pings. As suggested elsewhere I ...
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Ping returns “ip no resources”

One of my clients networks keeps losing connectivity, either the network or the PC they are trying to connect to. I am running a ping from the PC to the router which runs fine most of the time and ...
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Client can't ping server untill server has first pinged client?

Problem: Client computer can't ping server until the server has first pinged client. If I stop pinging the client from the server, the client will no longer be able to ping the server. Does anyone ...
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ping6 overhead compared to ping overhead

I am testing IPv6 latency from a Linux box, and I noticed this weird difference between IPv4 ping and IPv6 ping: # ping -n -A -q -c 500 speedtest.steffann.nl PING speedtest.steffann.nl (10.3.10.20) ...
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Can't connect to server, others can

I've set up a Webserver(port 80) and a Minecraft server. Me and my friends play on this server regularly and haven't had any problems connecting before this. Now, one friend complains about not being ...
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ping/ssh networking problem with server from 1 particular windows xp laptop

I am experiencing an odd problem with one specific server at my data centre connecting from my laptop. Basically the server is accessible from other machines in my house, but not from 1 particular ...
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When I ping Internet addresses like yahoo or Google, I get 2 reply packets and 2 lost packets

I have Airtel broadband and a Tata broadband connection. i have around 50 PCs connecting through an airtel broadband connection. Both are dsl connections with my phone line going into dsl modems and ...
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EC2 instance suddenly refusing SSH connections and won't respond to ping

My instance was running fine and this morning I was able to access a Ruby on Rails app hosted on it. An hour later I suddenly wasn't able to access my site, my SSH connection attempts were refused and ...
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Windows Server 2008 machine only responds to PING from some machines

I have a colocated Windows Server 2008 machine that replies to PING from some machines but not others (not most machines). I'm not sure where to start to diagnose what the problem is. The server is ...
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How to use nmap to ping domains and get the output as domains and not IPs?

I am trying to use nmap to ping a list of domains, i am using: nmap -sP -iL /path/to/file/domains The ping works fine but in the output for domains that ping was successful I get the domains ip ...
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How to work around a 'Request timed out' response?

I am in India On ocassion I navigate to the portal of companies I'm affiliated to; these in the US, & Canada As of today afternoon, I'm unable to navigate to the portal of some companies ... ...
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Windows Server 2008, can't ping, but networking is fine

I'm setting up a Windows Server 2008 box, and everything is working great (database, remote login, etc.), but it doesn't respond to ping. Normally I might not care, but I'm setting up Nagios ...
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Can ping/nmap server, nothing else

I was SSHed into our ubuntu LAMP server , and was just doing a svn update, which hung. I disconnected, and since then, I have not been able to SSH in or view any of our websites (neither from my ...
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pinging walls2windows.com returns bad destination from some places

Whenever I ping walls2windows.com at network-tools.com, I get bad destination even though the URL is about 1 month old now and works here. It also doesnt ping at ping.eu/ping DNS and A record IPs are ...
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Light packet loss through router

I just recently got a fiber line installed into my office, and with the exception of an odd bit of trouble that we're having, things are working good, and the network response is really amazing. The ...
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Free Ping/Tracert tool for Blackberry

I often use my blackberry (Storm) as a troubleshooting tool. For example, if I'm trying to determine if a website is visible from outside of the network, I just use the built in browser. I have been ...
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Xen machine can see others on subnet but not gateway

EDIT: solved it appears that switching static MAC definitions combined with mapping vif/0 and vif/0 statically to eth0 and eth1 (in domU, as per http://tomclegg.net/xen-eth0-renamed) done it. I'm ...