Ping – Unix/Linux Command, Beginners Introduction With Examples

The ‘ping’ command is used to troubleshoot and diagnose network connectivity issues. It is used to check whether the host is reachable. It’s available on all the Operating Systems. ‘ping’ reports the round-trip time for the messages sent from the source to the destination.

How Does ‘ping’ Work?

                                                                           Fig: Ping Packets 

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