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John0904

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    Unable to ping a particular website
    « on: March 01, 2018, 01:53:20 PM »
    Is anybody else able to ping ravib.com ?

    It used to work before but all I get back is Request timed out now. Other sites are fine.

    If you are able to ping that website, why can't I?

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    Re: Unable to ping a particular website
    « Reply #1 on: March 01, 2018, 03:19:59 PM »
    Works fine here...
       
     
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    Re: Unable to ping a particular website
    « Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 03:29:26 PM »
    Ditto. Here in California.

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    Re: Unable to ping a particular website
    « Reply #3 on: March 01, 2018, 03:47:16 PM »
    Were you banned/ kicked perhaps ? ?

    Or are you the Site admin lookin for hits ? ?
       
     
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      Re: Unable to ping a particular website
      « Reply #4 on: March 01, 2018, 04:32:28 PM »
      As far as I know, I am not banned. No reason to be banned. I don't flood the site.

      I am not the site admin. I just ping the site in batch to see if it is running. After it establishes a ping, the batch ends.

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      Re: Unable to ping a particular website
      « Reply #5 on: March 01, 2018, 04:43:14 PM »
       
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      After it establishes a ping, the batch ends.

      There must be more going on with the batch...  ;D

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        Re: Unable to ping a particular website
        « Reply #6 on: March 01, 2018, 04:50:28 PM »
        Not a batch issue. I tried this at the command prompt as well. Same problem.

        The webpage loads fine but just can't ping it.

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        Re: Unable to ping a particular website
        « Reply #7 on: March 01, 2018, 05:11:33 PM »
        The site/server is configured to ignore pings.
        I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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          Re: Unable to ping a particular website
          « Reply #8 on: March 01, 2018, 05:33:50 PM »
          The site/server is configured to ignore pings.

          That is possible though pings used to work. The reason I ping the site is that his program, WeatherMate requires ravib.com operational to function. (see attachment)

          If the ping is successful, the batch starts WeatherMate and ends otherwise it loops every 60 seconds and pings again.

          [attachment deleted by admin to conserve space]

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          Re: Unable to ping a particular website
          « Reply #9 on: March 01, 2018, 05:42:21 PM »
          They probably changed the config because somebody kept pinging them every 60 seconds. :P

          I can't ping it.

          The website http://ping.eu/ping/ can't ping it.

          My VPS cannot ping it.

          etc.

          I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #10 on: March 01, 2018, 06:04:09 PM »
            I can't ping it.

            The first two posters were able to ping the site. That is unless pinging was recently blocked from certain IP/countries. I don't know.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #11 on: March 01, 2018, 07:08:29 PM »
            The first two posters were able to ping the site.

            Honestly I doubt they pinged it. They probably visited it in their browser.
            I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #12 on: March 01, 2018, 07:28:54 PM »
            Here is another thought.
            A. Some web sites just do not line pings.
             OR
            B. The configuration of a router or firewall might stop pings for some sites.

            In either case, you can use another kind of tool to find out if a site is working.


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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #13 on: March 02, 2018, 08:11:36 AM »
            I can't ping it from work or home.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #14 on: March 02, 2018, 08:20:15 AM »
            I can't ping it.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #15 on: March 02, 2018, 11:40:40 AM »
            Using my LG Rebel phone running Android 5.1.1, I was able to ping the site. The site is ravib.com, the one posted. But, I was using a phone and not a PC. Here is the screenshot

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #16 on: March 02, 2018, 12:06:38 PM »
            Not unusual.
            Reference:
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ping_(networking_utility)
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            In case of error, the target host or an intermediate router sends back an ICMP error message, for example "host unreachable" or "TTL exceeded in transit". In addition, these messages include the first eight bytes of the original message (in this case header of the ICMP echo request, including the quench value), so the ping utility can match responses to originating queries.
            But that does not really tell you what is wrong with the site. It just tells you that the ping does not work.

            The objective is to see if the web site is up and doing normal HTML stuff. -Right?
            When piing does not work, you can use another kind of tool to verify the web site is working normally. You can find many in a Internet  search.

            Verify website is online without ping.

            https://www.uptrends.com/tools/uptime
            https://www.pingdom.com/free
            http://dnscheck.pingdom.com/
            https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/514573-connectivity-check-without-ping-test

            Not found in above search was:
            Network-Tools

            This is my favorite way to see if either the host server or my own website is down. It gives a detailed trace and also provides DNS information and WHOIS details.  :)

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #17 on: March 02, 2018, 12:42:41 PM »
            Using my LG Rebel phone running Android 5.1.1, I was able to ping the site. The site is ravib.com, the one posted. But, I was using a phone and not a PC. Here is the screenshot

            Screenshot clearly shows that there was no ping reply. 100% packet loss.
            I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #18 on: March 02, 2018, 01:26:04 PM »
            Using my LG Rebel phone running Android 5.1.1, I was able to ping the site. The site is ravib.com, the one posted. But, I was using a phone and not a PC. Here is the screenshot
            I guess you do not understand how networking works. Your ping clearly shows 100% packet loss.
            Code: [Select]
            H:\>ping google.com

            Pinging google.com [172.217.6.110] with 32 bytes of data:
            Reply from 172.217.6.110: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=50
            Reply from 172.217.6.110: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=50
            Reply from 172.217.6.110: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=50
            Reply from 172.217.6.110: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=50

            Ping statistics for 172.217.6.110:
                Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
            Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
                Minimum = 8ms, Maximum = 8ms, Average = 8ms

            H:\>ping ravib.com

            Pinging ravib.com [69.172.237.220] with 32 bytes of data:
            Request timed out.
            Request timed out.
            Request timed out.
            Request timed out.

            Ping statistics for 69.172.237.220:
                Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

            H:\>

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #19 on: March 02, 2018, 04:45:28 PM »
            Oh. Sorry. That was the first time I tried to ping, now know ping failed. Good to know. Thought packet lss meant something.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #20 on: March 02, 2018, 06:37:48 PM »
            Follow the ping...the ping reveals all...

            Keep trying.
               
             
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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #21 on: March 02, 2018, 07:23:59 PM »
            Follow the ping...the ping reveals all...

            Keep trying.
            I thought I was supposed to follow the white rabbit.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #22 on: March 02, 2018, 07:46:56 PM »
            1 pill makes you larger...
               
             
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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #23 on: March 03, 2018, 06:41:02 AM »
            1 pill makes you larger...

            Yeah, I get those emails too :D

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #24 on: March 03, 2018, 03:07:29 PM »
            Yeah, pssh, "This pill can make you larger". Seriously?  I'm not a dwarf so why are you telling me this?
            I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #25 on: March 03, 2018, 03:20:46 PM »
            It's from White Rabbit...just so you know.
               
             
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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #26 on: April 04, 2018, 09:29:45 AM »
            athman8 Welcome Aboard...

            You should start a new Topic so it can recieve the proper attention...
               
             
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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #27 on: April 04, 2018, 12:10:58 PM »
            I have encountered an issue recently that I am unable determine the cause of. There is a website I needed to access and was unable to access it so I called the customer service department of the website's organization and they told me after some troubleshooting to try to open the website on a different computer. This suggestion worked. I was able to access it with no issue on another Windows 10 computer. In fact, I was able to access this website on my smartphone and a Macintosh computer that are all connected to the same network.
            Your comments have nothing to do with this question.  We are talking about getting a PING response.  Not whether the website loads in your browser. 

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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #28 on: April 04, 2018, 01:17:37 PM »
            He's new...

            Go easy squash.... :P
               
             
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            Re: Unable to ping a particular website
            « Reply #29 on: April 07, 2018, 03:12:10 PM »
            OK...apparently you didnt' get the hint....Posting priviledges restricted.

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