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Re: (5): PING taking too long

by rchiav (Deacon)
on Sep 27, 2001 at 21:36 UTC ( #115178=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: PING taking too long
in thread PING taking too long

1) what user is the CGI running as? As mentioned before by others, and I belive in the doc's fr Net::Ping, the script needs to be suid root.. which might not be the best thing for a CGI.

2) Also mentioned before, there are issues running TCP pings. Google returned a lot of discussions about things not working quite right with TCP and UDP pings.

3) Depending on what you're doing, there could be a issue of the environment not being the same.

4) Again, posting your code is a good idea.

Rich

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