Ping


Sends a series of packets over a network or the Internet to a specific computer in order to generate a response from that computer. The action may also retrieve the IP address of the target computer.

Parameters

  • IP address or host name Specifies the target host.

  • Number of echo requests Specifies the number of echo requests to send.

  • Time interval of each request Specifies the time interval of sending, in milliseconds.

  • Return average relay time into Specifies a variable for storing the relay time, in milliseconds.

  • Return IP address into (optional) Specifies a variable for storing the IP address of the target computer.

  • Return packet-loss rate into (optional) Specifies a variable for storing the packet-loss rate.

Notes

  • If the target host does not allow ICMP echo request, the ping will return nothing.