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There isn't one unfortunately. As others have mentioned it can be done with a powershell script. Ping monitor is my go to for this stuff as I can ping multiple IPs for as long as I want and it logs events. Free for up to 5 IPs at a time which for me fits almost every use case. Any more than that and I'm looking at PRTG.
Start the ping, force a correct line buffered output (find /v), and start a cmd process with delayed expansion enabled that will do an infinite loop reading the piped data that will be echoed to console prefixed with the current time.
Two aditional pause commands are included at the start of the subshell (only one can be used, but as pause consumes a input character, a CRLF pair is broken and a line with a LF is readed) to wait for input data, and a ping -n 2 localhost is included to wait a second for each read in the inner loop. The result is a more stable behaviour and less CPU usage.
Blindrood : I tried using test-connection, but could not get the desired results. test-connection could be a really nice alternative to cmd ping, but there is no -continuous switch or a value for -count that could make the cmdlet run untill its stopped with ctrl+c.
Not daily, but sometimes we need to ping destination computer IP or Computer name with time stamp and export ping results with time stamp to text or csv so that we can monitor it later on or troubleshoot if there is any issue.
So i am very new to powershell and am attempting to write a script to ping multiple servers at once. I have a very basic script that is working but I would like to be able to see the latency for each attempt. looking at the options for test-connection it appears I'm either missing something or using the wrong cmdlet.
You're keeping the results of the Test-Connection in the $results variable, That variable contains an object (because you limit the number of 'pings' to 1) whose type is "ManagementObject". That object has many properties, one of which is 'ResponseTime'. So, in this case (with only one Management object being emitted from the Test-Connection cmdlet) you can do this:
The only method that should be used from a user is the ping method. This method is called without any additional parameters, as everything should be set and saved in class variables.As I like the linux style syntax ping, we will create a $startMessage as it would appear at every start of a ping in Ubuntu for example.After writing out that message, we have to create an instance of System.Net.NetworkInformation.Ping and System.Net.NetworkInformation.PingOptions. We need the PingOptions instance to be able to define ttl and dontFragment options.In line 47 the $buffer variable of type byte array will be initialized with the length of $this._bytes.
Ping is the most basic and the most oldest built-in tool, that every system/network administrator cannot live without when troubleshooting network connection at TCP/IP Layer-3. I sometimes had to make long time ping test for network latency issues.
A recent project involved tracking down some old computers. To find them, we only had the computer name to start. We came up with a plan to try to find out more information about the computers by accessing the hidden C$ share on the computers. This quickly became time-consuming and frustrating as many of the computers were not even pingable, as they were most likely not powered on at the time we were trying to connect to them.
This PowerShell script reads from a text file ping.txt with each computer name on its own line and then uses test-connection to ping the computer. Ping.txt should reside in the same folder as the script. The computers that are successfully pinged are pinged one more time to get their IP address (more information to use in tracking them down) and are logged in a text file to the desktop as text file named pingable_[timestamp]. The computers that do not reply to the ping are logged to a text file on the desktop named notpingable_timestamp.
Pester, along with native PowerShell applets, can be used to create a variety of scripts to test network functions and security with. For example, Pester could be used to create a test to ping every IP address on a specific subnet to see if any IP addresses are responding that shouldn't be.
Though pinging equipment on a network with PowerShell is as straightforward as pinging a device with Command Prompt, it's not hard. I'd wager to say that the only thing more difficult about using PowerShell is the number of characters you need to type to send a ping.
The first is the '-TargetName' command. Target name takes its parameters in the form of a string value. So, when you use this command, the IP address you are trying to ping will be read as a string in the 'Test-Connection' applet and not four different octet values. You can also pass an array of IP addresses with '-TargetName' if you want to send a ping to more than one device.
In this video, Trevor Sullivan covers how to write a simple ping test with the open-source Pester test framework. You will learn how to use the Pester PowerShell module, how to write a practical test within PowerShell, and how to complete a basic ping using the test connection command in PowerShell.
First, put all of your server names into a text file with each server name on a separate line. Let's call it "servers.txt" and save it (as you going to ping server names so make sure name resolution is happening).
Ping command was introduced in the command prompt and can also be used with the PowerShell as well. Ping command uses the ICMP (Internet Control Protocol Message) packets to send over the remote nodes and checks the connectivity in return by receiving the echo packets back from the remote nodes. Ping command also determines the name of the host in the domain systems if the DNS record is configured properly. PowerShell has introduced a more powerful command than ping, which is called the Test-Connection. It is a combination of TestConnection + PingStatus.
XTM 330 (12.1.B548280). I know it's old and not updated. They wouldn't pay for updates any longer. Most days the Internet is unavailable for around 2 minutes. I know this because I run a PowerShell loop recording results and timestamp while I ping 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11., where I seePinging 18.104.22.168 with 32 bytes of data:Reply from 22.214.171.124: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=116Request timed out. ..... *** and it stays down for about 2 minutes then comes back and stays up until next day. Last week, it happened Monday - Wednesday at 09:01AM and Thursday at 04:26.
Pardon me if I missed you already doing this, but I suggest running more scripts at the same time you run a PowerShell loop recording results and timestamp while pinging 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. Run one to ping the LAN IP of the 330, one to ping the WAN IP, one to ping the ISP's gateway, and one to ping the ISP's DNS servers (which should be closer to your 330 than Google's DNS).
update: On a computer installed on the secure (trusted) network of the xtm330 I'm running a powershell loop logging (ping of an external site results, timestamp, and nmap -sp scan of the local network) results. lately the ping results fail at 10:51am and are back up by 10:53am. I notice when the nmap scan and pings run, nmap usually logs 15 devices. when the ping fails, the nmap scan displays 2 devices (itself, and one other computer) ...until the network comes back. I now believe this outage, is on my network, not the ISP. I'm running wire shark, logging, where I'm seeing packets during the outage time originating only from the machine running the network ping loops. I'm not sure if this is an xtm330 problem or what is happening at this point.... continuing to dig.
So every instance of the above line is a ping failure and all successful pings will NOT be recorded to the file. This allows me to open a small text file and at a glance see the specific times a particular IP address was inaccessible. The hope is to be able to line up ping failures with backup failures. But this could be used in troubleshooting many random timeout errors in applications, etc.
If you are looking to save the output of a ping command in Notepad, there are a few different ways that you can do this. The first option is to use the > character after your ping command, which will redirect the output of the command to a text file. For example, if you wanted to save the output of a ping to google.com to a text file called ping.txt, you would use the following command: ping google.com > ping.txt Another option is to use the -a switch with the ping command, which will append the output of the command to an existing text file. So, if you already have a text file called ping.txt that you want to add the output of a ping to google.com to, you would use the following command: ping google.com -a ping.txt Both of these methods will save the output of the ping command to a text file, which you can then open in Notepad or any other text editor.
To save a continuous ping with timestamp in Notepad, you would first need to open Notepad and then click on File > Save As. In the Save As dialog box, you would need to select All Files from the drop-down menu next to the File name field. Once you have done that, you would simply need to type in the name of the file you want to save as, followed by .bat (which is the file extension for a batch file). After that, you would simply need to click on the Save button and your batch file will be saved.
To save a ping to a text file with a timestamp, you can use the following command: ping -D -t www.google.com > ping.txt This will save the output of the ping command to a file called ping.txt, with a timestamp for each ping.
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