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How To Ping Specific Port Number

Feb 10, 2020, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Used by system administrators on a daily basis, the ping command, relying on the ICMP protocol, retrieves operational information about remote hosts. However, pinging hosts is not always sufficient : you may need to ping a specific port on your server. This specific port might be related to a database, or to an Apache web server or even to a proxy server on your network.

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