Question on ping speed

Posted on 2014-07-15
Last Modified: 2014-07-23
I have a firewall on a network that is responding with a 5ms ping, other hosts are responding with a 1/2ms ping. If the firewall was busy would this cause the higher ping speed?
Question by:Sid_F
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    Depending on the type/hardware/software, it is indeed a possibility that high load causes higher pings. Of course, if this 5ms was the worst ever encountered, I wouldn't worry too much.

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