Solved

Do I worry about 7ms ping request to the server

Posted on 2011-03-22
5
1,239 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to troubleshoot some network issues in a office. I am running a ping 192.168.1.5 -t which is the server or I might try the router. Most all the connection are 1ms or = I have seen a few 1 out of 20 that will be 7ms.
Do I worry and troubleshoot connection issues or move on to other troubleshooting. I just have some users that are getting disconnected from there Outlook profile or slow access to open files in Excel.
0
Comment
Question by:calitech
5 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
Hutch_77 earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
Me personally I would move on, but keep it in the back of my head.  You may have a switch that is having issues or some random loopback issue that pops up.  but it could simply be because the servers are having an issue responding.
0
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:dtrance
dtrance earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
7ms is nothing to be concerned about, packet loss however is (enough to knock an exchange user into offline mode)

But has Hutch said, it is likely a server issue.
0
 
LVL 1

Assisted Solution

by:greenbug2002
greenbug2002 earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
Hi
most pcs or aren't that brilliant at measuring ping times that precisely so a few milliseconds wouldn't concern me however if your seeing clients not accessing there outlook profile i would try pinging when the outlook issue is occurring to see if there is a complete loss at the time also check any link state lights and collision lights if your connecting to switches rather than hubs there is a wealth of network diagnostic info available. simply if it affect multiple clients at the same time its more likely to be the server and/or overuse of the network than bad networking. i would think there is a pc with a bad network card connected try and find a commonality is it when x pc is downloading from the net? is it when we all check our emails at the same time

Hope the above helps
0
 
LVL 2

Assisted Solution

by:maxxmyer
maxxmyer earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
Dont worry.... as mentioned above.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:calitech
Comment Utility
Not worried about it now. Thanks
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Creating an OSPF network that automatically (dynamically) reroutes network traffic over other connections to prevent network downtime.
Let’s list some of the technologies that enable smooth teleworking. 
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now