ping -t

netcom2000netcom2000 Posts: 117Member
If you use the ping utility with the parameter set to ping -t say for example,host.domain.com -t which continually sends ICMP packets to the destination computer or server, does that utility cause congestion on the destination network? icon_eek.gif crash.gif crash.gif :albino:
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  • WebmasterWebmaster Posts: 10,292Admin Admin
    Not possible with a regular ping from a single source ;) Simply not enough traffic.
  • carbunklecarbunkle Posts: 97Member ■■□□□□□□□□
    however ping [ip] -t -l 65500 will cause network congestion and if you ping a dial up internet user it kills thier connection, this is called ping flooding
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