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I want to run constant pings to a few specific hosts on my network - does anyone know how I can timestamp and log these pings to a file so I can possibly correlate dropped packets with certain network occurances?  Network is Cisco and Windows 2000 based.
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by:ngravatt
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to constantly ping use this command:

ping -t 123.456.789.098

where 123.456.789.098 is IP address of the host you want to ping
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by:mrsmileyns
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i know that thanks - i need a timestamp for each ping and a way to log it to a file
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ok, you can use this command to add timestamps to the ping results

ping -s 1 -t 123.456.789.098

where 123.456.789.098 is the IP of th host.
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by:AshuraKnight
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Here's how to logging timestamp to logfile
you might want to combine it with the answer from ngravatt :)

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/MSDOS/Q_20738717.html

PS: I'm sleepy so I can't give you the bat file to do the whole operation :P
Sorry about that
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by:adamdrayer
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you may want to use a protocol analyzer instead.  It will allow you monitor bandwidth durring certain occurances, and will give you tons more.

http://www.etherreal.com

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by:adamdrayer
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hahaha, sorry.  that should be http://www.ethereal.com

The other one is some french site.
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by:PennGwyn
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I use "pingplotter" for this kind of stuff.

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