Ping result analysis

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by Relax.it, Jun 25, 2003.

  1. Relax.it

    Relax.it Guest

    Hi all,

    My PING test often can't reach the destination. Usually I could get two
    error message.One is "request time out", and the other is "Destination host
    unreachable".
    Would you please give me some information about the meaning of these two
    error message?
    Any help will be appreciated.

    relax
     
    Relax.it, Jun 25, 2003
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    Bill Marcum Guest

    "Request time out" means your host has a route to the destination, but the
    destination doesn't respond. "Destination host unreachable" means there is
    no route to the destination.
     
    Bill Marcum, Jun 26, 2003
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