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How to Ping 2 websites

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I am stuck on how to figure out how to Ping yahoo.com 3 separate times and google.com 3 separate times waiting 1 minute between pings.   I looked at the supported data for my previous question cant seem to get it to work.  

My thoughts:

Not sure how what the syntax would be for 2 websites but for one I was thinking
ping -w 60000 -n 3 www.google.com

After researching I realized that -w is only to be used for a wait before a timeout.  Any ideas?  I am looking to have it wait 1 minute between a total of 6 pings to yahoo and google.  
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Question by:Maliki Hassani
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@echo off
ping -n 3 www.yahoo.com
sleep 60
ping -n 3 www.googl.com

Open in new window


and use sleep from here

http://www.computerhope.com/dutil.htm 
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sleep is just a simple utility, to pause for however many seconds

sleep <seconds to sleep>

simple use.
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typo missed the e off google!
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by:Maliki Hassani
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So for the 1 - 4 steps am I hitting enter?  Wouldn't that just run it and never get to step 4?
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no it runs' puses for 60 seconds and contiues.

you need to copy and paste into a batch file, called pingtest.bat
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by:Maliki Hassani
ID: 34939450
Sorry, I am not sure how to create a batch file. Let me google this..
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by:t-max
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Usually I use "ping -n 60 localhost" to wait 1 minute. You can put that between your other pings to make a one-minute delay. Hope this helps. Good luck!
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notepad pingtest.bat

cut and paste the above into notepad.

Save the file.

download sleep into same folder as batch file.

run pingtest.bat
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by:Maliki Hassani
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Thanks T-max
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ping -n 60 is 60 counts, not 60 seconds. (it could be close, but you've got more than 3 pings!)

still need a batch file.
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and if you response time is slower, then it will be longer than 60 seconds.
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by:Maliki Hassani
ID: 34939496
Okay so I did what you said and it only waits 60 seconds then ends..  It should wait 60 seconds for 6 times.  Am I reading this wrong?
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by:Maliki Hassani
ID: 34939502
what about:

ping -n 1 www.yahoo.com
sleep 60
ping -n 1 www.yahoo.com
sleep 60
ping -n 1 www.yahoo.com
sleep 60

ping -n 1 www.google.com
sleep 60
ping -n 1 www.google.com
sleep 60
ping -n 1 www.google.com
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that will work, if you want to ping, wait 60 seconds, send another ping etc
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by:Maliki Hassani
ID: 34939512
Great thanks for the cool trick!
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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yes, okay, I just re-read the question, and missed "separate".
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yes, sleep is a handy utility to have around.
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by:Maliki Hassani
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oh and what can I do from having it close the dos window after completion?
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by:t-max
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Right, -n 60 is the number of icmp packages you send, with a one minute delay.
Because you ping localhost or even your network IP, the response time won't an issue.
Moreover, there's an advantage pinging your network IP, because you can also discover at the same time if you are having issues with your network card, something that sleep won't tell you because it's only a cpu check.
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by:Maliki Hassani
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Okay, that makes sense..  I ran it your way and it pinged 60 times. It is  great way for what you are talking about though.
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you could use a pause in the batch file?
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