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Re^2: Issues with network connectivity and Net::Ping

by FloydATC (Chaplain)
on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:21 UTC ( #1072662=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Issues with network connectivity and Net::Ping
in thread Issues with network connectivity and Net::Ping

If I recall correctly, the ICMP protocol requires root access, this could be the reason he's trying to use TCP.

I ended up using "/bin/ping" for my own network monitoring script and I believe this was one of the reasons. I also recall having problems with Net::Ping not timing out properly in some situations which can be a real problem when you have more than a handful of hosts to check.

-- FloydATC

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