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Re: Re: Re: A proposal for improvements to Net::Ping

by rpc (Monk)
on Mar 10, 2001 at 14:34 UTC ( #63456=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: A proposal for improvements to Net::Ping
in thread A proposal for improvements to Net::Ping

There are several techniques for using TCP to determine the status of a host.

Advanced methods (see nmap and hping) require inspection of TCP headers and handshaking. Net::Ping relies on connect() only. I believe a revamp (maybe with Net::RawIP) would definitely be a good thing.

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