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How to ping a specific port of a remote host

Jan 19, 2015, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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ping is a networking utility used to test the reachability and round-trip time (RTT) delay of a remote host over Internet Protocol (IP). The ping utility does so by sending out a series of Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request packets to a remote host, and waiting for corresponding ICMP response packets from the host.

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