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Effective Use of Ping Utility

Ping is a network utility to check the connectivity between two nodes in a computer network. Ping sends ICMP packets to the destination device and if the packets reach the destination successfully, the source device will receive ICMP replies. If the ICMP packets failed to reach the destination, we will get ping packet loss reply. ICMP is the short form of Internet Control Message Protocol. To check the connectivity of a destination host, say a website, follow the instructions. Open Command Prompt type ping [Destination Address] and press enter. Eg: ping www.corenetworkz.com Practical Uses of Ping Command How to Change Default TTL Value Set On  Packets  Transmit failed. General Failure Automatically Set Continuous Echo Requests To a Destination Until We Manually Stop How to Change Default Size of ICMP Echo Request On Your Computer(ping -l) How to Check Optimum MTU Size Value Of Your Network Packet Needs To Be Fragmented But DF Set -Reason and Solution

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