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You have left out the part that seems to be misbehaving. Where does pingecho() come from? What is its documented behavior? What does the code look like? It could be pinging localhost by default, which would (one hopes) return true.

You may want to consider using Net::Ping and/or DBI.

After Compline,
Zaxo


In reply to Re: My ping should fail but does not by Zaxo
in thread My ping should fail but does not by mike at rcn

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