Ping Command: A Network Diagnostic Tool

Ping is a command-line utility, available on virtually any operating system with network connectivity, used to measure the round-trip time for messages sent from the originating host to a destination computer. The primary use of the ping command is to troubleshoot and diagnose network connectivity issues. It’s excellent for determining if a network device—like a server, router or workstation—is working and online. Read everything you need to know about the Ping command!