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Re: Nonroot ping with Net::Ping::External (was: Re: packet types & ports)

by Kozz (Friar)
on Sep 24, 2002 at 14:21 UTC ( #200377=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Nonroot ping with Net::Ping::External (was: Re: packet types & ports)
in thread Module Net-Ping

blm: Thanks for the suggestion, btw!

Originally I tried parsing the output directly from /bin/ping but the script spewed an error about execute permissions of ping from within the script. THAT's why I had pursued Net::Ping, though only the ICMP worked as root.

I tried Net::Ping::External and it worked like a charm, no setuid bit or anything needed. Worked sweet. Thanks again.


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