PING COMMAND in Windows

The Ping Command in Windows

CHUONG K. NGUYEN – BSc., MCSEx2, MCSAx2, MCP, MCTS, MCITP, CCNA

We can use the ping command to check connectivity. For example,:

ping 8.8.8.8

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The –t option will keep the ping to go on: ping –t 8.8.8.8

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To send more than 32 bytes of data, for example 1024 bytes, we do: ping –l 1024 8.8.8.8

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To send more than 4 counts, use: ping –n 7 8.8.8.8

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There are many other options that I suggest you to check them out. Use this command to check:

ping /?

I hope that this article has been informative in that it helps you to troubleshoot your network with this most basic networking command.