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Using ping

View the Images below to see how ping can be used to test network connectivity.


netstat command 1
1) The first test to use when you suspect a network problem is to verify that you can ping your machine. Note the sequence numbers which let you see if packets are being received in the same order in which they are sent, and the time, which is the round-trip time for the packet




netstat command 1
2) To see loss statistics, try:




netstat command 1
3) Ping a distant machine (the -q option suppresses the line-by-line output) and check the round-trip time:



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