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

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Time to live exceeded, result after pinging the gateway from host in one subnet

I got a server with XenServer 6.0.2 and this server has 3 nic with 3 different ip addresses, because I am using 3 different subnet The first 2 card are working and from the first 2 subnet I have ...
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Anomalous behavior of Routers

I am observing anomalous behavior Cisco concerning routers. Scenario 1: Ping from Server A to Cisco Router 1905 - 0.3 ms Ping from Server A through Cisco Router 1905 to Server B - 3.2 ms ...
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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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Cant ping ip on LAN. Port forward works fine though

I have a Solaris 11 machine running inside the LAN. It is a default install. I can access the machine and ping it if I ssh into my router (if it matters, it is running dd-wrt). I cannot ping the ...
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Cannot connect to computers on same subnet

Newbie question. I have a motorola surfboard router and two computers running windows 7 64bit Pro. Both can connect to the internet fine, but they cannot see each other. I need to remote desktop from ...
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Foundry switch doesn't ping

we have one foundry switches, but we cannot ping the switch, but the switch works well, and we can ping any other device connect to it! we reset the switch couple of time, but the problem still ...
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Ping 100 ms in one direction 200 ms when opposite

We have 2 independent networks and a few users in network A use remote desktop to get on a terminal server in network B. We set up an IPSec tunnel between the 2. As far as we can tell the bandwidths ...
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Monitor status of VPN clients

Is there any better solution than ping -t for monitor status of some VPN clients. I have set up FreeBSD router with fix public IP address for accepting incoming PPTP VPN connections. The callers are ...
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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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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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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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Can ping out but not in

What are some of the causes of not being able to ping a server? I have a windows 2003 box that I can remote into but I cannot ping it. What I have checked is: The server can ping my desktop ...
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Can't ping or remote desktop?

I've setup a win7 laptop and joined a company domain, now I'm unable to ping or remote into the machine. Could someone provide me with some troubleshooting tips please?
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How can I be notified when a server comes back up?

So far I've determined that I can use the ping command to send a ping to said server every 15 minutes or so in a command prompt window in Linux like so: ping -i 900 <server-address> The 900 ...
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How to configure the name returned from ping?

Currently my Debian-based machine returns whatever name was used to ping it, as it's name when answering to ping: - saturn:~$ ifconfig | grep "inet addr" inet addr:192.168.0.103 ...
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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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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 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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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 does ping flooding a domain name freezes and not a direct ip address

I am wondering why, when ping flooding a domain, the ping flood freezes after a couple of seconds then continues and this freeze, unfreeze continues until i stop the ping flood. When i do the same ...
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Network issues - Windows Server 2003

I am having network issues on my Windows Server 2003. I am running this test: I am pinging my server from remote location constantly (ping -t) I am pinging a stable web site from my server ...
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DNS lookup working but nothing pinging

I have three forward lookup zones in my DNS server. When I try pinging a server that's part of lookup zone A from a computer that's part of that same zone, I get a response. If I try pinging a ...
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How much packet loss is normal?

I started monitoring our network using SmokePing. Users occasionally complain about bad network connections, but the problems went away after some minutes usually. I now wanted to get some more ...
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Ping fails: is a webserver configuration issue or not?

When I ping a dedicated ip on my server I get the following: ping XXX.XXX.95.175 PING XXX.XXX.95.175 (109.72.95.175): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request timeout for icmp_seq 1 ...
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Can't ping self

I have a wireless internet connection setup on my Mac. (v10.5.6) Am connected to the internet and everything is running smoothly. I recently discovered a quirky behaviour while setting up apache web ...
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Is asymmetric latency common in practice?

This is a follow-on to a question posted on stack overflow about whether it is possible to determine the one-way latency of a point to point connection without using externally synchronized clocks - ...
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Have internet but cannot ping ip address

I'm running 2003 Server and have workstations set up to connect to a terminal services session in order to use software stored on the server. we use a program that connects an external entity with us ...
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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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root domain to www forwarding issue

I want to forward my root domain(yourdomain.com) to www.yourdomain.com Should I delete the A record of the root domain and then setup 301 permanent forwarding to www.yourdomain.com? I am hosting my ...
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How to run putty on a particular network adapter

I have a loopback adapter which uses SLIP to communicate to a microcontroller. The issue I have is on Windows I dont know how to run putty on that particular network adapter. Does anyone know how to ...
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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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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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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 ?
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Ping Elastic IP Address from Inside Server Fails

I have an EC2 server set up inside a VPC on Amazon. The server is reachable from the outside via its elastic ip address; however, when I attempt to ping that ip from inside the remote desktop ...
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Can you ping a Cisco Router's Loopback Interface from a PC using PacketTracer

I may be misunderstanding what you can do with a Router's loopback interface. I am trying to ping it from a PC on the same network. I am using Packet Tracer to simulate this, a Cisco 1841 and a PC ...
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Amazon EC2, still cant ping or “http” it

I am new at Amazon Cloud technologies. I ve set up an Amazon Linux instance created my keys and assigned elastic IP. Also, I opened all TCP, UDP, ICMP ports(ok, it's very dangerous, but I am using it ...
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Batch - Ping IP and execute different commands on return

I'm trying to make (hopefully a simple) script that when run pings my mobile device. If the mobile is connected to the network it will execute one command and if not it will execute another. I've ...
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Ping/traceroute tool for OSX [closed]

Any suggestions for a network monitoring tool for OS X that can do the same functionality like Axence Nettools. Basically, I want to be able to track ping history and view them as a report. Other ...
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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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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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What are the proper contents of an ICMP message? (Buffer, Don't Fragment, etc..)

I'm creating a Tracert program and am wondering if the value "buffer" used in the Ping payload really matters. Can it be anything, or do routers respond differently based on the contents of the ...
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Can only rdp or ping to Windows 7 machine intermittently

We have a Windows 7 machine that we can only intermittently rdp into or ping. We have tried this from several different machines and run into the same issue. We discovered if you reboot the problem ...
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High ping everywhere except one PC

I have a network with a really high ping (usually more than 500ms) except for one laptop. And in that laptop the ping is usually 5ms. I've tried: - using same model laptop - compare lan driver ...
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I want to be notified when a LAN IP goes live

Is there a tool or something that can notify me whenever a local IP goes live on my network. It could be that it continually ping that IP and display a notification to me whenever that IP return a ...
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Wireless Access Point - Can't ping other machines on the wireless network

I have a wireless access point (Netgear), and I have it setup so that it has an IP address in the current subnet (let's say 192.168.2.0, subnet mask of 255.255.255.0). The machine that it is ...
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Nagios check_host_alive and check_ping not showing host as down

I am using the check_host_alive command to send 5 packets every minute to all my routers at remote locations. I noticed today I received a notification from The AT&T Global Client Support Center ...
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Iptables: how to drop incoming pings from host but allow ping responses?

I am practicing with iptables and... I need a rule that will block a certain host from pinging me but will let me to ping the host if needed (so I need to accept ping responses right?). Can you help ...
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Cannot connect to virtual machine

I am working on Ubuntu machine, and created virtual Windows XP machine in Virtual Box 3.2 I cannot ping it. Regardless if I set virtual machine Network (in Settings) to Bridged or Host-only, I can ...
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LCMS machines are pinging random computers on company intranet

we have some LCMS AGILENT machines set up in our lab. for some reason they are pinging random computers in our company. every now and then someone on our network will get a windows firewall ...