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Questions tagged [ping]

For questions about Packet INternet Groper [PING].

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How do I know what is the origin IP if I ping from a router to a host of an external network in packet tracer?

When we ping from a router to a host in an external network, how do we know what is the origin IP of the packet? I searched and I didn't find a way to select which interface is the starting point of ...
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Why does Nmap not detect a host which is active and responds to Ping?

I have connected to another laptop via the LAN cable, i am able to access the services running on the other laptop via Ip & Port. When i Ping that Ip, the machine is successfully responding. But ...
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Why can't I reach mail.google.com, translate.google.com and chrome.google.com? [closed]

I'm experiencing trouble trying to connect to Google. This is the case both through any web browser, and ping from Command Prompt. The trouble is limited to: Laptop devices but not Mobiles my home ...
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How to use ICMP to send message

I was trying to send ICMP package with Payload/Message on server_A to server_B(10.1.1.5) as following: ping -p 12345 10.1.1.5. but when I use Tcpdump to capture the ICMP package from server_A, I ...
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Wireshark switch ping

I understand that a switch will broadcast to all ports if it doesn't have the destined destination in its mac address table but when I analysed a scenario in wireshark I got confused at what happened. ...
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Why can't I ping to the outside interface of my ASA

Below is the output of packet tracer. I have simulated a ping packet from 10.106.51.203 to 10.106.51.200. 'mgmt' is supposed to be the outside interface. Also, why is output-interface in the result ...
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Understanding hubs and switches

Newbie here. I'm trying to understand how hubs and switches work. I read that hubs only forwards to all ports but a switch only forwards to the port it needs to. So, If I connect 3 computers to the ...
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Broadcast domains switches

If I connect 3 computers to the same switch and used one of the PC's to ping another PC on the switch will this cause a broadcast domain as they are connected to the same switch?
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Can i capture 127.0.0.0 and 0.0.0.0 network using wireshark?

Yeah, I've done capturing 127.0.0.1 ( loopback address ) using GNS . But it is possible to capture 127.0.0.0/8 and 0.0.0.0 direclty from any adapter on our device? Here is a network route of my ...
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If traceroute fails why does ping still work?

If I can ping a router successfully, why is it that when I do traceroute, it stops at a particular interface and says "ICMP type:3, code:3, Destination port unreachable". Doesn't that mean that it can'...
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Is “Host unreachable” the same as “Communication administratively prohibited” in Access List ping response?

Below is a portion of my topology. Faculty of Arts student subnet should not be able to ping Faculty of Arts staff subnet but the staff should be able to ping the student subnet. I know that this ...
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How to make PCs in the same LAN but on different networks communicate

Is it possible to ping PCs in the same LAN but on different networks? I've done RIP version 2 on all the routers. They all can ping each other. However, the PCs cannot. For example, when I try to ping ...
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IPV6 ping, the pinged address is different from the once caught by wireshark

I'm trying to ping an ECU, both PC and ECU have static IPV6 address the problem is that the target address (ECU) pinged is different from the one caught by Wireshark subnet : 64 ping command $ ...
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Switch cannot ping server

My switch won't ping my server. Both are directly connected with each other, and are in vlan 666. When I initiate a ping from my switch to my server, the switch sends ARP requests. Then the server ...
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traceroute and ping behaviour through cisco router

Trying to do a traceroute to a particular destination, the result seems that the destination is unreachable. But when i ping the destination, the destination is replying well. could anyone help to ...
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Pings are being swallowed by switch infrastructure until opposite ping is performed

Eleven layer2 managed NetGear switches. Have a strange problem in that some default OS install PCs are unpingable ( newDefaultInstall ) from host X until host X is pinged by the new machine. All ...
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Public IP addresses

Are all Public addresses connected to each other? Can I ping my friend's public IP address on another side of the world? or public addresses are divided into groups( something like private and public ?...
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Can't ping the management IP of Switch

My topology is: I am logged in to R1. I can ping 10.0.0.2 on R2 and 198.51.100.1 on R2, but can't ping the management IP of sw3 (198.51.100.2). What am I doing wrong? R1#sh ip arp Protocol Address ...
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Ping and tracert command result [closed]

Here i have the response when i use commands ping and tracert for google.com Now, i am still new to networking, but i need to know how to interpret the response that i got here: 1) First off, i need ...
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Ping command through network

I have been trying to understand how and what tables are populated ( if they are clean at the start) when a ping command goes through. Lets say I have this network: I want to send a ping command from ...
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Deny ping between two PCs on same LAN

I have a switch network consist of 4 PCs and one switch pc1:11.2.3.4 pc2:11.2.3.5 pc3:11.2.3.1 pc4:11.2.3.3 Using Packet tracer, I want to allow pc3 to send and receive ping from pc2 only, and pc1 ...
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Ping in the same subnet

I understand that ping packet use layer the IP address of the destination. but I do not understand how it works between 2 hosts residing in the same subnet and they are both connected to the same ...
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Pfsense - blocking a ping immediately

I am having a issue with pfsense... I have a rule that block ping (echo requests) from the LAN network interface to a openvpn client interface (OVP1), the rule is working fine blocking the ping to ...
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Do I need a Gateway if I try to Ping a Client in the same Network?

In NFX I'm trying to create - Devices in a Network with 2 Clients, which can communicate with each other. But it does not work, is it because I have not set a Gateway which can tell the Client, where ...
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What are the major factors influencing the variance in time packets need to be transferred? [closed]

It's pretty easy to see that packets transferred via internet take not a constant amount of time, even if the two communication partners don't change the location and the route in between likely doesn'...
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I want to ping from pc 192.168.1.2 to pc 192.168.2.2 but i am not able to do so. Can someone tell me my mistake

The network is able to ping from pc 192.168.1.2 to router interface 192.168.3.1.
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How frequently do request/response traceroute paths differ? [closed]

If you use the 'ping' command in a terminal, how frequently (if ever) do the network paths to/from the destination differ? What could cause such paths to differ?
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Where is Ping's “round-trip time” stored in the IP header?

If we use ICMP's ping, we know the TTL and round-trip time are stored in the IP header. In the below IP header map we know TTL's location, but where is the round-trip time? Is it stored in Options?
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R2 and R3 cannot ping each other

below is a capture of the configuration. R1 can ping the other two routers but R2 and R3 can't ping each other. Any idea what my issue could be? Screen Shot 2018-09-03 at 2.57.00 PM.png Router2#sh ...
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My interface do not have a IP address in a segment, but I can ping the IPs of it

You see, in my local Mac's network interface there is no 172.18.1.*: $ ifconfig lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384 options=1203<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,TXSTATUS,SW_TIMESTAMP&...
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What are the differences between TCP iRTT and ICMP Ping?

I’m attempting to estimate latency between my PC and any servers/clients it interacts with. I don’t want to use Ping for various reasons (requires both ends to allow it, would require additional ...
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Establishing connection between two 2 devices in 2 different subnets

I have a problem regarding routing between two subnets. Here is how the structure of my company network looks like: There's a subnet that has an IP: 172.16.218.0 (which is company's main network ...
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Improve ping speed (lower up ping time) [closed]

In normal network with Cisco 3650 (1Gbps) and Linux base servers, the ping time is between 0.150ms to 0.250ms. (I also mean using ping or ICMP is to refer to all protocols) I want to know is there ...
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Pinging computer on a local wireless network, what exactly happens?

I'm trying to get a better understanding of networking in general. Here's one of the many questions I got: What exactly happens (network wise) when I ping 192.168.0.5 from 192.168.0.3, when both are ...
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Routing beetween two hosts [closed]

In a virtual network, I have two hosts,let's call : A and B with ip addresses of 10.0.0.1 and 10.0.0.4. Beetween the hosts there is a router with two different network cards,and two different ip ...
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Unable to ping internet from switch

Router internet interface Fastethernet0/0 192.168.0.17 (ip nat outside) internal interface 192.168.1.1 (ip nat inside) able to ping 8.8.8.8 from router Interface IP-Address OK?...
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ping problem in wireless router

n packet tracer my wireless laptop can ping other PC's in the network but PC's cannot ping the laptop. > R2(config)#do sh run Building configuration... Current configuration : 918 bytes ! version ...
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How does a switch know how to route ping packets?

i tried to browse all available answers on this subject, but it's still not clear to me what a switch can or can't do. I understand that when a host sends out a ping command, for instance ping 192....
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When is 'Timestamp' and 'Timestamp Reply' are used in ICMP protocol?

I started the packet capture in my laptop through Wireshark application. Now through cmd, I pinged some server (say, www.google.com). And i stopped packet capture and analysed the packets being ...
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Configure Routing on Catalyst 3650 with LAN Base

I am attempting to configure routing on a Catalyst 3650 running LAN Base to meet a particular set of criteria. For context: the switch is being configured as part of a lab environment that will allow ...
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How does the router tell if a packet is sent to local host or public host

I might sound silly, but I'm beginner. If there are two hosts with the same IP but one is public and the other is private. If I send a packet to that IP. Will it be forwarded to the local host on my ...
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I CAN'T ping PC7

So... I have a set up as below. I ping PC7 from the router. obviously an ARP is sent to determine PC7's MAC address. but it doesnt work. i then decide to set packettracer to simulation mode. i ping ...
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GNS3: No Response When Pinging Router Connected on Second Serial Interface

I'm attempting to set up a network with 3 Routers. A "West" and "East" router are each connected to a "Central" router via a PA-4T+ serial interface. The first interface (s1/0) on the Central is ...
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Understanding Cisco standard access lists (Packet Tracer example)

Consider the following example: I have two networks (192.168.1.0 and 192.168.2.0) with one PC in each network (PC0 - 192.168.1.1 and PC1 - 192.168.2.1) and a router R0 with 2 interfaces connecting ...
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are the RTTs additive?

By using the ping, I calculate the RTT between A and B. I calculate the RTT between A and C. I calculate the RTT between C and B. Is it possible to compare the RTT of topological link A->B with the ...
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does the DSL distance really add more latency

I've been using dsl internet for quite a while and having a ping from Algeria to France of about 90 ms , after trying to ping some locations in Algeria , i am getting about 50 ms, ping to my gateway ...
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How might I test layer2 latency over ethernet without a target IP address? [closed]

Is there a way, via standard ethernet layer2 protocols, to test latency to a device without using it's IP address? Background: I have a fibre "box" provided by my ISP physically connected to my ...
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Why can't two hosts (in two different logical networks) connected to each other through cross-over cable communicate?

Let us say, i have two computers (hosts) A and B. Where A has been assigned an IP address of 192.168.1.10/24 and host B has been assigned an IP address of 192.168.2.11/24. And both of them has been ...
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ASA cannot ping outside through NAT on border router

I have the following topology below, in GNS3. Basically, the cloud NAT-1 is the Internet, R1 is my border router with NAT and FWASAv-1 was supposed to be able to access the Internet, but can't. I ...
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Same hop appears 4 times on a traceroute [closed]

When I traceroute bbc.co.uk in my home Network the first hop appears 4 times. What could be causing this ? @Latitude-7480 ~ $ tracepath bbc.co.uk 1?: [LOCALHOST] ...