ping is a command line tool/network utility often used to troubleshoot connectivity and network latency issues. PING is an acronym for Packet INternet Groper. Questions about the ping command should use this tag.

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Extra NIC extranet IP issues

For the question scroll down past italic font :) A quick recap: Started with FreeBSD but it was a pain to install on Hyper-V environment, then tried with CentOS, easy install but I found ...
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I can not ping webpage but can open it using browser

I have problem with webpage: http://webase.sk/. When I try to ping it there is no response ~$ ping webase.sk PING webase.sk (213.215.116.120) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- webase.sk ping statistics ...
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How i can disable ping request in Ubuntu 16.04?

I want to disable ping request in Ubuntu 16.04 through Terminal. So another host in the network can not know about my system.
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Can't access another Ubuntu on WAN. ssh,ping,tracepath,nmap all fail. How to fix?

My ubuntu system is connected to wireless network and I can access internet. I can ping 8.8.8.8 or google.com but I can't ping another Ubuntu system on the same wireless network. I tried ping, ssh, ...
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what is the use of -U option in ping command?

I was learning ping command and their options. In ping -U option is used for full user to user latency. There is no difference for ping and ping -U option in output. $ ping google.com PING ...
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Checking internet connectivity in Ubuntu

This is perhaps a noob question. I want to check the status of my internet connection like we do in Windows with "ping 172.16.0.1 -t" where we know there's connection if we get a reply. Is there a ...
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Unable to ping hostname only IP address

I'm trying to connect to my linux server via the hostname for Samba. I'm have been able to access it with no problem then all of a sudden it stopped working. Here is what is happening. This is what I ...
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I have 5 hosts which i need to ping if any one down i should be alerted through an email it is possible..?

I have 5 hosts which i need to ping if any one down i should be alerted through an email it is possible..? and it will be checked with every 20 minutes. can anyone help me.. Thanks in advance... i ...
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I need a script file for checking (ping) 3 ip address are working or not

I need to create a script for checking (ping) 3 ip address are working or not. using the crone tab and i do want to know how is it working. I was used a script using a test file, but i need to get the ...
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I Have to ping all the time to get stable connection to samba share folder server

Intel core I3 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Samba server configuration tool 1.2.63 I have share my folder to network from ubuntu machine. I want to accesses the folder using the IP address from windows 7 ...
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How to plot pinging results into a graph?

I need to find a way of plotting my pinging results into a graph for a project on my raspberrz PI. So ping 192.168.100.2 would display the replies and packet losses on a graph.
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Inherited Ubuntu server will not PING: What am I missing?

Update: It turns out, our in-house network suppresses pings. I demonstrated this by turning my phone into a hot-spot (thus changing my outbound gateway), connecting with a laptop, then pinging the ...
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Can't access to certain webs

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 and from the start I couldn't access certain websites (and their services). For example, I can't access spotify web (in various browsers, chrome gives ...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo ...
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Different internet ping from two user accounts

My desktop is running xubuntu 14.04 and my internet access is terrible with pings up to 9000MS. I created a new user account and I show ping speeds around 30ms, and browsing is fast. How can I find ...
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How do I terminate a 'Ping' without closing the command terminal window?

When I use the 'Ping' command in a terminal window, how do I terminate the ping? I have pinged my router (192.168.1.1) and the results have displayed in the terminal window, but the program keeps ...
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TCP/IP Not Able To Ping To Computer

I've attempt to ping another computer on my network and I get 100% packet loss. On the other computer I can ping it, and it works. But, not the other way another. Is there a config file I need to ...
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Error “Unknown host” when using ping through VPN

I have vultr<.>com VPS. I installed ubuntu 14, installed VPN on it, and tried to connect to it. I connected successfully, but when I try to connect to the internet it does not work. Even: ping ...
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Everything but ssh does not connect over the internet

I am having trouble getting my Ubuntu server to connect to the internet. To be clear, LAN works perfectly. I am running 14.04 LTS. I cannot ping Google.com yet ssh works over the internet as well as ...
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Can ping timeout not count?

I am seeing some odd behavior which I cannot explain so maybe someone here can sher a light on this. When I execute ping -c 15 www.google.com I would expect 15 pings, taking 14 seconds since the ...
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Terminal command (ping) makes sound on fail/success

Is there a way to make the Ubuntu 14.04 terminal trigger a success or, if it fails to ping Google, a different sound, such as if the wifi goes down? If so, how would I do so on constant loop in the ...
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How to use timestamp option in ping

I noticed that there is a timestamp option -T in the ping help. But I don't know how to use it. I tried: ping www.google.com -T This is what I get: Invalid timestamp type What is the timestamp ...
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How to ping all the ip in LAN using Terminal?

I am trying to ping all the systems available in the local area network using terminal command. Can any one tell me how to do this?
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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Ping between guest VMs in VirtualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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One computer is not able to receive ARP replies (ping) in a local network

I have two computers connected via a router (modem), and I can't ping one from the other. I'm running ARP, TCP dump on both of them. The ARP requests from System 1 are getting passed on to system 2, ...
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ping windows computer to a ubuntu 14.04 PC both connected to a swich and both have their network configured but ping fails from either end

I have a windows 7 computer and an Ubuntu 14.04 Pc both connected to a switch and both have their network configured but ping fails from both ends with message 'Destination Host Unreachable'. Please ...
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Server w/ 2 nics/subnets. Only 1 accessible at once. broadcast and ssh needed on different nics

What I want to have: 1) I need the server to be able to broadcast a Wake-On-Lan Signal to the client network (10.121.1.0/24). 2) I need to access the server via its server ip 10.133.1.3 using ssh ...
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can ping but cannot browse

OS = Ubuntu 15.04 Browser = chrome Problem: Unable to browse websites - i can only ping them Checked host files they are pointing to nameserver 192.168.10.20 (company DNS) - I had changed this ...
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Gateway Unreachable via ping but other computers can be seen

I have been struggling with this for 2 days now. I assumed this will be a quick switch over but turned out to be be anything but. I had the following setup. One wlan adapter setup to 2 IP's. One as ...
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Making copy of /bin/ping exectuable

I have copied my /usr/bin/ping file to another location (my home directory) with just a typical cp /bin/ping p command and then it stopped working, because the lack of permissions. Precisely: ...
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How can we make use of netcat to determine if a machine is running a web, mail, or ssh server?

Without using the nmap program or ping, How can we make use of the netcat program (nc) to determine whether a particular machine is running web, mail or ssh services.
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OpenVPN seems to connect, yet connect ping anything on the other side

I have installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu 14.04.04 machine with the intension to connect to the VPN server at work. Before I connect my route tables look like this: root@chuck-ham-pc:/# route -n Kernel ...
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Advanced Ping Script [closed]

I want to have a little script which do a ping to 8.8.8.8 every 2 seconds and put only out the time. It should also put a "#" between every time. Like this: 25.5 # 25.4 # and so on... Finally i ...
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what is the exact meaning of ping -A

-A Adaptive ping. Interpacket interval adapts to round-trip time, so that effectively not more than one (or more, if preload is set) unanswered probe is present in the network. Minimal ...
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SSH and ping times out, router setting?

I have a somewhat strange problem. SSH and ping times out. tracepath and wget works. Both SSH and ping works when I use a VPN-connection(trough a different server). What could this be? Is it ...
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Ping works but MTR fails

I have been using MTR in the past to check for packet loss in my ISP connection. Now the ISP made some change and mtr example.com reports ~90% packet loss while regular ping example.com consistently ...
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How to use output of grep for ping

I desperately try to use the output of grep for a script: ping dc"$(grep -o .""\[12].domain.local"" /etc/squid3/squid.conf)" ping "$(grep -o ""dc0\[12].domain.local"" /etc/squid3/squid.conf)" Both ...
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How to ping the Internet on Ubuntu?

I need to ping Google to see my Internet status. In Windows we use: ping -t [websitename] In the run menu. How do I do this on Ubuntu?
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cannot ping localhost

I am not able to ping localhost ashish@ashishk:~$ ping localhost PING localhost (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- localhost ping statistics --- 16 packets transmitted, 0 ...
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Autostart script to notify me on connection issues

My network connection is sometimes not very stable and starts to drop packages or entirely break every now and then, which requires me to restart the network connection or sometimes temporarily unplug ...
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Ubuntu Server ping down

Please help me I am completely new to this. My dedicated server (Ubuntu) ping is down. The support asked me to enter ILO. I have accessed the remote console and this is what i see: ...
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Network connection hangs after 6-8 pings

Ubuntu 15.04 System76 Serval Linksys EA3500 Weird problem. Brand new system. Configured eth0 for static IP. Managed via Network-Manager. When the connection first starts it works and pings succeed ...
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Strange ping result?

I'm new here. I just would like how this is done? Here's the scenario of events: I was pinging randomly some no-ip adresses(i just imagine an adress and ping it) Every thing is fine, most of ...
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Can 'ping' but cannot 'traceroute' to WAN target

In a troubleshooting effort, I have the [mis]opportunity to expand my experience into the packet'y aspect of TCP networking. I am new at this - this is something I'd like to learn more about, ...
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Get latency with fping command

Is it possible to get the latency/RTT value with the fping command? I have tried the following: ~# fping askubuntu.com All I am getting is: askubuntu.com is alive The reason I want to use fping ...
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From laptop to Raspberry Pi: ssh: No route to host, ping: Destination Host Unreachable ; works from PC

I have a laptop, raspberry and a PC on network. PC and raspberry can ping each other and connect with SSH. But my laptop can't connect to others: ping: arian@arian-N56VM:~$ ping -c5 192.168.1.100 ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ping long response

When i do ping google.com i have: 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=900 ttl=57 time=694 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=901 ttl=57 time=1150 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: ...
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What's the Windows ping -t (continue until interrupted) equivalent in iputils ping

In windows 8 I used to do in run: ping 166.18.0.1 -t where 166.18.0.1 is my DNS IP(suppose). How to do this same thing in ubuntu? I have already tried this in the terminal window but it shows an ...
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How to ping a specific port

I often use the ping command to check if a website is available or not, or if I can access a machine, so basically mostly for diagnostics, and what would be really useful is if I could specify which ...