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Re: Measuring PoP to PoP latency--tools to use?

  • From: mike harrison
  • Date: Thu Aug 23 08:34:57 2001

> It was cheesy, and not particularly scientific, but I've been trying to
> find something like that to implement for the marketing folk. It could
> probably be adapted into something more useful to us though. Suffice it

fping, from Stanford originally, now at
might be useful, it pings multiple hosts at the same time 
(fast, efficient) It has easy to parse output and easily gives results

fping -e <targets is alive (0.32 ms) is alive (27.5 ms) is unreachable