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Old 06-26-2006, 04:20 AM   #1
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Default Ping -a Command

Good Morning to All,

i have small problem in my windows.....

i am not able to get the name of the machine which i ping by using this command (ping -a "IP Address").

Note: i am using windows xp sp2 & Local Network....

i need your support please.
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Old 06-27-2006, 08:09 AM   #2
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Works for me (yahoo is the example.)


C:\>ping -a 66.92.234.13

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Pinging dsl092-234-013.phl1.dsl.speakeasy.net [66.92.234.13] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 66.92.234.13: bytes=32 time=58ms TTL=53
Reply from 66.92.234.13: bytes=32 time=67ms TTL=53
Reply from 66.92.234.13: bytes=32 time=67ms TTL=53
Reply from 66.92.234.13: bytes=32 time=64ms TTL=53

Ping statistics for 66.92.234.13:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 58ms, Maximum = 67ms, Average = 64ms
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Maybe the machine your trying to ping is blocking ICMP echo requests.
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Old 06-30-2006, 10:05 PM   #4
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Maybe you're having issues with your DNS Resolution. Did you try restarting the computers that are affected?
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