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

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Need help troubleshooting highly variable ping times

I'm at work using Citrix (think Remote Desktop) to connect to client sites. With my job I have to write a fair bit of code while I'm connected remotely via Citrix, so the latency of my internet ...
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Can't ping site on site's server on Windows Server 2008

I have a few websites that I can't ping from within the server it's on, but other websites that share the same IP I can. I can view and ping all applications outside of the server. The IP is correct ...
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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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Destination host unreachable, but the errorlevel is 0 (from a win7) [closed]

From a windows 7 machine, I ping a non existing ip address. C:>ping 192.168.1.222 Pinging 192.168.1.222 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.222: Destination host unreachable. Reply from ...
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solaris + why cant ping to default getway

I have Solaris machine with IP 10.10.10.100 and default getway 10.10.10.1 and subnet 255.255.255.0 remark - solaris machine connected to cisco switch via cross cable and from switch to my laptop I ...
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quick check of open port

The following is working as expected. (do not want to use nmap) I need to use nc (or any other built-in centOS) command in shell script to check the port 6379 of a remote server. I want the script to ...
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Ping host computer from installed Ubuntu on virtual box

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on Virtualbox 4.1.8. My own OS is Windows7 x64. I need having a connection between these operation systems, but there are many choices. NAT, bridge, Host-Only, etc. I ...
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Pings from VPN network to VPN client work; pings into from VPN client to VPN network fail - why?

We are in the process of setting up an OpenVPN server for some servers running in a cloud. We are stumped with a connectivity problem whereby the hosts on the VPN server's LAN can ping te VPN client, ...
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What is the best server or Ip address to use for prolonged testing?

I usually run uptime/latency tests against (and from) two servers that we own at different sites and until recently I've used the google dns servers as a control group. However, I've realized there ...
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2 VMs with Win Server 08 - how to ping/connect to a DB?

In the past, I always installed SQL Server on the same machine as the server application that would be using it. Now for the first time I need to install a MS SQL Server 2008 R2 DB instance on a ...
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Ping one interface from the other

I have a computer (running Linux) with 2 interfaces eth0 and eth1. eth0 with address 10.0.0.100/24 eth1 with address 192.168.1.100/24 They are connected to 2 different networks (10.0.0.0/24 and ...
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Why Does Ping's RTT Derive From The Echo Reply?

This is a follow up on Why Doesn't Ping Show RTT? I had a look at BSD, Linux and BusyBox ping implementations. All three share the feature that they calculate the round trip time by sending a ...
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Why Doesn't Ping Show RTT?

I'm on OS X 10.7 and just found out, the ping -s 10 host does not work as expected. Its output does not contain the round trip time: PING host (IP): 10 data bytes 18 bytes from IP: icmp_seq=0 ...
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Loop redirect when ping my gateway

I have a router with WAN and LAN setup and act as DHCP server/gateway on my local LAN. The IP address is 192.168.1.1. Today, I was hit by an internet failure and I checked the ping and get this ...
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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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How can I use ping with a large packet size to troubleshoot network issues?

What types of network problems can be identified with ping of a large packet size?
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Windows Server 2008 Standard, firewall disabled by Group Policy but ports are still filtered

Hihi, So vanilla install of WS2008R2S, disabled FW with GP and trying grab SNMP with another host on the same subnet. The output of both if/ipconfig's and nmap -p 161 is below. Both machines running ...
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DELL 6224 switch strange behaviour

I'm having a hard time with my DELL 6224 switch. This switch is the center node of my network, trunking between other switches, VLANs and routing packets. The network traffic that it's been handled ...
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ping service making hundreds to thousands of ping type requests per minute, os tweak advice?

If a server is monitoring thousands of endpoints (http, https, ping, etc) and these checks are done every minute, what o/s issues should I be researching? 1K+ requests per minute is what I want to ...
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how to check connectivity to server by windows tools?

I need to check if client can connect to server on specific TCP port. Server is listening on it. Tried "telnet server_IP port" but telnet is stuck when I see that it's connected to the server. Seems ...
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Can't ping using IPv6 address

My network setup is very simple: two win7-64 machines connected to a switch. IPv6 enabled for their network interface. No router no outside network no DHCP. ipconfig report for the computer shows ...
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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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Hosts cannot ping each other since they have been added to domain. What's going on?

I have three Windows Server 2008 R2 VMs running on VirtualBox on an internal network 192.168.42.0/24. IP addresses are 192.168.42.1, 192.168.42.2, and 192.168.42.3. All three hosts could ping each ...
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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 -R and traceroute mismatch

I am stuck at a very strange result after running the command ping -R in a unix environment. To be more specific, I am trying to follow the path to a server and back but there is quite a mismach ...
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Ping does not work on fully qualified name on local network

We have a windows 7 Prof 64 bit on our domain network. I was able to connect the web applications on that windows 7 PC via https://PcName.location.company.com/webapp But now only this URL ...
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Graphical Ping utility with logging

I need to continuously test the quality of the connection between hosts, and I would like to use ping for that, in order to see WHEN the problem occurs. It should provide LOG of the pinging, with ...
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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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Why am I Unable to ping port 443 on Ubuntu?

I have opened port 443 through iptables: pkts bytes target prot opt in out source destination 45 2428 ACCEPT all -- lo * 0.0.0.0/0 0.0.0.0/0 6 1009 ACCEPT tcp -- * * 0.0.0.0/0 ...
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Unable to ping, although can download packages

I've installed Debian Squeeze on a Dell PowerEdge server. However, I'm facing some problem with configuring the network. Although I can ping machines inside my network, I'm unable to d0 so outside the ...
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I can ping IPs, but can't ping any domain

I have a CentOS 6 x86 server. If I ping 8.8.8.8 and my server gateway, there's no problem. If I ping google.com, yahoo.com, etc, it returns "ping: unknown host google.com". When I saw this problem, ...
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winsock unable to ping URL but able to ping ip

i have a web app on the server that sends emails with aspemail from persists today it stopped and i get error Winsock error 11004 (0x2AFC) occurred. if i try to ping the host server smtp.gmail.com ...
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Windows Web server 2008 [closed]

I have a online Windows web server with Plesk as control panel. I have full access to my server by remote admin. I want to stop the ping attack on server by some people or all. Kindly guide how can I ...
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Ping tests reply instantly, but report enormous response times

I'm still attempting to confirm my hypothesis that this problem may be isolated to servers hosted on the same physical Hyper-V host, but certainly at least I've found frequent, though intermittent, ...
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How to reduce ping between server over the world?

I have some servers in France and in Hong Kong. Ping is quick to google.com, < 10ms in france, and < 30ms in HK. But ping between these servers is greater than 250ms. This is very slow and very ...
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ping preload is not permitted, what could be the reason?

I am trying to ping one of my local host and checking CPU process to see how "Ping of death" attack behaves. I tried to ping my other PC which is in local network with 192.168.44.2 IP Address. I tried ...
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What does mdev mean in ping(8)?

What does mdev mean in ping output (last row below)? me@callisto ~ % ping -c 1 example.org PING example.org (192.0.43.10) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 43-10.any.icann.org (192.0.43.10): ...
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Using watch to run a shell script - but the script goes defunct

So I want to keep an eye on my network connectivity so I can make a report for my ISP. (seems like the modem goes out for about 30-60 seconds about once a day) So I copied this handy little script ...
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why can't access the site when ping the ip it can get through?

When I used the ping command to test my site, it shows OK. When I access the site with ip or domain(sexylingerietop.com), it shows Unable to connect. I put the site on a vps yesterday. The site ...
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Find information for local IP address?

We have had a BT engineer visit recently, trying to solve a problem with our IP phone system. One point they made was that we had four DHCP servers running on the network. I have disabled two of them ...
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Latency, Ping and Other Questions [closed]

In a high traffic application, like an online auction system, few ms could determine 'to win or 'to lose' the 'battle'. I'm from Brazil. Here, I 'ping' local sites - like UOL - and receive replies ...
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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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what IP address can I ping as a watchdog target for load balancer?

I'm setting up a load balancer for my network. I have three options to select as a verification method if WAN is still alive: Link Up (whether a modem is alive). This doesn't work for me because ...
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What is the maximum normal latency for internal gateway switch?

I've been observing the ping latency to my server's internal gateway switch from my server machine. I noticed the ping spikes to as high as 500ms at times. Is this a possible indication that the ...
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Web Server Can't Ping to Outside/External IP's

I'm having this problem. I'm trying to connect to my datacenter, and It seems that my webserver can't ping to my router, and even can't ping to others pc in my network. Well, I'm new in this ...
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VMware Host-Guest intermittent communication on bridged mode

I'm running 2 VMs (Unbuntu & Ubuntu Server), both of them are on bridged mode. The host is a Win7 running VMware Workstation 7. My purpose is to set up a PostgreSQL server on the Ubuntu Server VM, ...
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Ping Linux server by hostname inside Windows network?

Can anyone point me in the right direction on what should i do in order to be able to ping a linux server from inside a windows network (with a domain)? I've searched on google and found several ...
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Why can't I ping my server?

I am logged onto my Windows Server 2003. I am trying to ping another server that is Windows 2008 by using the command promt and putting in the ip address that I had given it. For some reason it seems ...
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Can't ping one server of two by name, but can ping both by IP

I have two database servers where I can ping both by IP, but can only ping by name for one. The setup: Server1 - Original Data Server2 - Receives data from Server1 through replication Server1 can ...