what's the connection between IIS and the ping or ipconfig command?

what's the connection between IIS and the ping or ipconfig command?
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Hi madchat1,

the what?

IIS is used for hosting websites and FTP etc

PING command is used to query an ip address or name for a response

IPCONFIG is a detailed explanation of your TCPIP settings

what kind of link are you looking for?


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PING (Packet Internet Groper) or ICMP (internet control message protocol) echo request is a network layer (IP) diognostic tool for disocovery of hosts. As suggested by Jayjay, IPCONFIG is typically native to Windows computers and is a diognostic tool that shows your TCP/IP setting.
IIS on the other hand is an unrelated application (OSi 7) layer peice of softare for hosting Web services.
is this a homework question???  b/c i dont see a specific IT issue that you need help resolving, which is what this site if for.  It is not for answering generic, meaningless homework questions for you.
should have looked at that before posting - seemed somewhat random....
looks like knowone gets the 50 points, despite good answers!!! :-(
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