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How to ping a domain name ?
« on: January 13, 2014, 06:35:52 AM »
Hi Members,

A very simple post to ping the domain name. What if your webmaster OR system admin asks you to provide the output of ping from your machine ? Below are the basic steps for noobs to ping any domain name.

Access command prompt on your local machine with steps below.

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Start >> Programs >> Accessories >> Command Prompt

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Start >> Run >> cmd >> Click Ok

It will open a command prompt on your machine with black background. Now, ping the domain name as in screen grab below. The command is as below. Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name.

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ping yourdomain.com



You can use multiple options with ping to get the desired/optimized output. They are as below. Use the --help option with ping to know more about the options.

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ping --help



Understanding ping response will help you to troubleshoot in right direction.
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How to ping a domain name ?
« on: January 13, 2014, 06:35:52 AM »

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Re: How to ping a domain name ?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2014, 06:39:09 PM »
If you want to copy the output of Ping command into a text file directly then run the below command into Command Prompt:

C:\>ping milesweb.com >> C:\ping-result.txt

It will create ping-result.txt file with the ping details.

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Re: How to ping a domain name ?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2014, 10:49:16 PM »
If you want to copy the output of Ping command into a text file directly then run the below command into Command Prompt:

C:\>ping milesweb.com >> C:\ping-result.txt

It will create ping-result.txt file with the ping details.

Thank you Shantanu for the tips and tricks. Hope to see few more tips and tricks from you  ;D
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