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Re: Ping Stress Test

by jjdraco (Scribe)
on Oct 12, 2002 at 22:51 UTC ( #204823=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Ping Stress Test

I've never messed around with any of the Net modules before, but you should take a look at Net::Ping.
I think that would work better for you. But I could be wrong.

learning Perl one statement at a time.

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Re: Re: Ping Stress Test
by fsn (Friar) on Oct 13, 2002 at 12:47 UTC
    Last time I tested Net::Ping it crashed on me sometimes, so I had to roll my own.

    Update: This node is causing me some --, so perhaps I should explain myself. I used the Net::Ping in a script that built a tree of DNSinformation to make sure a DNS server was alive before I fetched data from it (this was an internal network), and I experienced problems with the Net::Ping module, that caused the program to abort and/or fail to report correctly if the server responded or not. I don't remember anything more, this was 2 years ago, and I didn't file a bug report on it. Perhaps it's better now.

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