This reference includes examples for syntax information for the ping command.

Command

Description

Usage

Examples

ping

Pings a host.

ping host

ping example.com

Syntax

Flag

Description

host

IP address or FQDN of the host to ping.

Related Commands

Command

Description

nslookup

Queries Internet name servers interactively.

telnet

Tests whether a specific TCP port is open.

traceroute

Prints route IP packets sent to a remote host.