ping command

ping command

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One of the most used ICMP messages is ping command. This command is usually used to detect network or host communication failures and troubleshoot common TCP/IP connectivity problems.
* The connections state verification by PING command at monitored equipments;
For example, it takes only a quarter second to send and receive a "ping command" from half way around the world.
Notice that a ping command from the DSU/CSU is sent to the actual application server (Figure 1).
APS uses the SCSI Ping command (Test Unit Ready) to determine path availability.