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Posted on 2003-11-04
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Hi,

I am looking for information on ping. By information I mean alot, does anyone know of anywhere that has a detailed description of how it works? I need to know how a server deals with a ping, what layer of the OSI stack does it come from go to etc. I also need to know how routers deal with ping.

If anyone give me a url I would be most greatful.

Thanks,

Paul
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You're realing looking for info on the ICMP protocol then and it's associated tools. Here's some decent info for starters...

ICMP Protocol info:

http://www.freesoft.org/CIE/Topics/81.htm

RFC 792:

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc792.html

Hope that helps.
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That's great, thanks.
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Thanks
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hi,does anyone has a ping program written in java?
i really need it as im running out of time to do it.busiy with other assi.
cheers
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