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

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Continuous ping on proxy preventing https requests, why?

I hope someone can help me solve this mystery. I have a small linux box which is configured as a transparent proxy on my network. I'm trying to run a script at startup that does a continuous ping to ...
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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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Apache Instance in Private Subnet not returning packets

How can we get the Apache instance in a private subnet to work? Configuration Public subnet with 1 NAT instance Private subnet with 1 App instance Details 1. Masquerading is turned on NAT on via ...
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Time Capsule giving high ping times for wireless

We've just set up an Apple Time Capsule for our network, and while things run fine in wired mode, with wireless mode ping time fluctuates wildly from 0.5 to 400ms: Ping from a Macbook Pro to ...
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Can't ping ubuntu server after reboot. Where to look for possible problems?

After restarting my Ubuntu Server I can't ping it. My hosting (Herzner) allows to boot server with rescue system, so I can access file system and try to fix it. The questions is, where to look for ...
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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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two different ping results to the same machine, what does this mean?

I am trying to track down a network or possibly server issue, and I opened a ping to the server from my machine. I will generally receive a <1ms response for a period of time, say 10+ minutes. ...
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Server 2012 intermittently fails to respond to pings from single host, even with firewall disabled, but responds to non-ICMP requests fine

This one is kind of weird. I've got the following machines involved: DC01 - 10.1.2.42, Server 2012, domain controller & DNS server, physical machine nagiosv - 10.1.2.35, CentOS 6.4, Nagios, ...
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openvpn setup ping/routing fail

My problem is that after setting up VPN on a virtual machine (Ubuntu Linux) with that has an IP I cant ping anyone at all over the tun interface from the client. VPN Connection is however successful. ...
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Cannot ping any machine on local network (embedded linux device)

I have an embedded linux installation (custom built using buildroot, uClibc and busybox) and I am unable to ping any machine on my local network. My /etc/network/interfaces file is as follows auto lo ...
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Arp request is not resolved

On my machine, I have assigned ip addresses for two interfaces which are connected through a cable. They are connected with 10G ports. When i tried to ping the two addresses, ping was not working. ...
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Clear OS Community and packet time out in client machines only

I am having Clear OS Community Edition running as router with 2 network interfaces. Interface eth0 is connected to LAN with ip 192.168.122.2 and interface eth0 with ip 192.168.2.2 is having internet ...
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Ping starts, then immediately fails, to just one device on a network of 70+ and only from one part of the network! Super confusing

long-time reader first-time poster. I managed a network of 70 odd PCs connected to 3x different network switches (3 buildings all next door to each other). Looks like this: BUILDING 1 SWITCH -> ...
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Windows 2003 VPN, client connected to server, but can only ping part of servers

My Windows 2003 server has an integrated ethernet card as well as a dlink card. Using "Configure your server wizard", I successfully created a VPN server. The server IP is : 192.168.123.1 and ...
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Calculating the round trip time for ping packets

I am currently practicing for my network & communications course and have managed to confuse myself slightly on a question about packet round trip time. I have made a start but am now a bit stuck! ...
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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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Ping fail between two servers on same subnet when other devices on subnet can ping the servers just fine

I have two Dell servers running Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Service Pack 1 with Hyper-V. For some reason, these two servers cannot ping each other (nor can the VM's on each respective server ping VM's ...
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PING fails for Windows Server 2012 FQN from a client machine

I have a simple network consists of 2 desktop machines configured with the following ethernet settings; Preferred DNS Server is the IpAddress of Windows Server 2012 R2 machine; My desktop ...
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ping -a 'myfileserversIP' resolves name of 'mydomaincontroller' which are two different server

Have a strange problem with DNS or Netbios or something: In my Domainenvironment i'm on a domain-joined Windows 7 Client. Trying to do a reverse lookup of the ip of my dedicated fileserver (NetApp ...
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ping timeouts with light http traffic on T1 connection

I have a T1 over copper connection and started to notice that if I run ping while loading an http page (http://google.com) I get intermittent timeouts in ping. Is this normal? I expected some ...
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Gateway to internet on CentOS 6

I have 2 CentOS 6 linux servers say hostnames cent001 and cent002 cent001 has 2 Nic's 1 Bridged and 1 Nat cent001 is able to ping google server 8.8.8.8 with the help of bridged NIC cent002 has only ...
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410 error when using website validator

I am trying to ping my website http://www.saranshsingh.com/ and it fails PING http://www.saranshsingh.com/ (198.105.254.228): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request timeout for icmp_seq ...
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mac osx ping6 only with sudo?

today I encountered a weird problem on Mac OSX 10.8.5 and IPv6: I tried to ping6 a host that is known to be up and running (I am connected to the host in question through ssh using the same remote ...
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IP ping internally but not externally

Yesterday, my DEBIAN server went down and I have to reboot. After that, several web sites did not go up and I found that 2 IP above 3 do not ping. The main IP still works and attached web sites work. ...
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PING icmp open socket: Operation not permitted in vserver

I am running a vserver environment with several virtual machines. A single VM has the following problem: $ ping 8.8.8.8 ping: icmp open socket: Operation not permitted $ ls -l $(which ping) ...
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Ping RTTs vs UDP Ping Pong RTTs

Network Topology (wired): ServerA - 1Gb - Switch - 10Gb - Firewall - 10Gb - ServerB Pinging ServerB from ServerA shows round trip times (RTTs) of ~1.2 milliseconds. UDP packet 'ping pong' between ...
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Any tools that can detect if the machine is off similar to Softperfect Wi-Fi Guard?

We have an outage of electricity the other day and some machines (static IP) has been turned off. Because the machines are located in different places is very hard to know. It will be good to have a ...
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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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Find any/first alive host in subnet

I'm trying to find a quick way to check if there are ANY alive hosts in an IP range by pinging them. eg: i don't need to know what hosts are alive, just if one or more is responding to a ping. This ...
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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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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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Can't ping hostname, but 'ping -a' resolves

I'm trying to ping a Windows PC through VPN by hostname. WINS is set up on all devices. I only get a reply from some PCs. On devices that can't be ping'd, I can do ping -a to resolve the hostname. For ...
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Destination host is unreachable

Points to Note I am installing cloudera 4.6.0 using docker in pseudo distributed mode. I have created two docker containers. One is for hadoop and another is for flume. I linked two containers as ...
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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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What does ipg/ewma mean in an output of ping -f?

I pinged in a flood mode: # ping -c 1000000 -f 127.0.0.1 and I got the following output: PING 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. --- 127.0.0.1 ping statistics --- 1000000 packets ...
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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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How do I set up Munin to ping all devices in my LAN and alert me if anything is offline?

So I managed to set up Munin, which was tearful because it was my first encounter with Linux. But it now works and generates colorful little graphs. The real purpose of that exercise, however, was to ...
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What is causing this seemingly excessive ICMP traffic?

This seems to occur when I initiate a connection to an IP that I haven't previously before. Is this a botnet trying to say hi to his friends? As you can see I have an ip filter set in this image, ...
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Troubleshoot packet loss and slow transfers on some sites

I need some help troubleshooting a network problem. Home ISP says its the server's network to blame, and host says there's problem on ISP side. With little knowledge, its hard to see where the problem ...
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Can only ping certain IP's over VPN

I have 2 Draytek Vigor 2830's set up with a IPSec VPN between the two which is working. Yet I can only ping the router in HQ (10.0.0.9) & the IPCortex (10.0.0.2), the outline below might help. ...
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KVM : domain names are resolved, but cannot ping

I've found that in KVM, my networking is acting funny. Oddly (1) I can resolve external internet locations using nslookup or ping , but I cannot actually receive a ping back. (2) I cannot ping ...
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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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ASA 5540 v8.4(3) vpn to ASA 5505 v8.2(5), tunnel up but I cant ping from 5505 to IP on other side

I am having problems pinging from a 5505(remote) to IP 10.160.70.10 in the network behind the 5540(HQ side). 5505 inside IP: 10.56.0.1 Out: 71.43.109.226 5540 Inside: 10.1.0.8 out: 64.129.214.27 I ...
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Network setup issue with no connection between virtual machines

I have the following network setup: EDIT: NOTE: WARNING: In the above Windows1 should have the ip 192.168.137.1 The issue that i am having is that every machine can ping and connect to every other ...
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Which Log file to check for strange Ubuntu server behaviour (offline for 5minutes at random times)

I am having problems with my Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server. My monitor application claims it goes off every morning at about 4 AM for 5 to 10 minutes. I am not sure where to start the troubleshooting ...
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Trace Route, Slow Pings, timeouts on after server restore

I am getting bad ping times on my server, especially for large data requests. The stored procedure on the server runs at 1 second, while calling it through my web applicaiton takes 23+ seconds. This ...
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Windows servers on same gigabit lan switch, what might cause Windows 2008 R2 to have 50% longer ping times than Windows 2003 server?

After installing a brand new HP Proliant DL380e Gen8 running SBS 2011 (Windows 2008 R2 X64) I noticed a difference in response to ping requests on the wired ethernet local LAN, even before the ...
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pinging an unknown hosts from centos resolves

I am seeing very strange behavior with servers running CentOS 6.4 x64. If I run a ping on a host which clearly doesn't exist: ➜ ~ ping sdafsadfdsadfsasdfasdoi.com PING ...
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Connect Navicat to Linux server

Im trying to connect to my remote Linux CentOS server with Navicat. If I try to connect with the relevant details it just hangs with "connecting to ...." I've tried to ping the server (with the ...
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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 ...