Posts Tagged ‘Ping’

Ping Monitor Gadget – Monitor Domains and IP Addresses

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Ping response monitoring can be a powerful tool for checking the health of both domains and devices. If you’re looking for a console server or switched PDU that can ping user defined devices and then either notify administrators or reboot a device when it fails to respond to ping commands, check out our console server and remote power reboot products.

Is my website up or down, is it responsive or is it taking to long to load? Those are questions that every webmaster needs to ask from time to time. The best way to find out is to use monitoring tools that connect to the website, server, domain or IP address regularly. You find lots of great applications, both on the web and as desktop applications, to monitor websites.

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Network Troubleshooting Basics: The Ping Command

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

This is pretty basic indeed, but I’m sure that there are plenty of people out there who could learn something from it …

This article is the first in a series delving into the basics of network troubleshooting. It covers what tools to use and how to use them. While this is a basic tutorial, there are some advanced tips and topics included. The focus will be on Windows based systems (with a tip or two for others).

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Ping Info View – Ping Multiple Host Names and IP Addresses

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Keep in mind that this is freeware, but it still sounds like a potentially useful tool for diagnosing connection problems …

One of the easiest ways of checking whether a host is responding or not is to send a ping to the host name or IP address. It is possible to ping local and remote servers, and it usually takes less than a second to get a response. A ping is therefor a first step in diagnosing if a host is connected to the local network or the Internet.

And if the ping fails, other tools like tracert are there to provide deeper information on the connection issue.

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The Best Tools and Methods to Track Down Suspect IP Addresses and URLs

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Here’s an extremely useful article for anyone who’s concerned about security or spamming …

There are many reasons why you might need to track down an IP address. You might have discovered a hacking attempt in one of your logs. You might think you have found a spammer that you want to add to a black list. The “why” are as many as are the “how.” Every operating system has different tools for helping you track down an IP address. Compounded with this is that any tool that makes use of an IP address also has different tools for this purpose. So where do you start? What’s the easiest way to find IP addresses and help locate their sources?

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Apple’s Ping Succumbs to the Spammers

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

As social networking continues to rise in popularity, it’s more-or-less inevitable that advertisers and spammers will see social media sites as prime hunting grounds.

New social network built inside iTunes fails to keep out the spammers, showing a curse of social media – even inside proprietorial walls

Apple chief Steve Jobs’s trumpeting of the 160 million credit card holders on iTunes was a siren call to spammers. As if they needed any invitation.

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