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Re: Looking for a ping plotting tool for *nix

  • From: E.B. Dreger
  • Date: Tue Nov 27 22:12:11 2001

> Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 18:52:36 -0800
> From: [email protected]

> I'm searching for a tool that will continuously (once per
> second or .5 second) ping every hop on a specified path (or
> ping a list of hosts) and somehow plot/graph/track packet loss
> and latency/jitter.

Without 1) starting a flame war or 2) insinuating that you would
engage in bad behavior, all hops are within your network, right?

Consistent pinging across others' networks is generally frowned
upon.  (And, no, I can't recall the RFC off the top of my head,
nor whether it said "MUST NOT" or "SHOULD NOT" -- I believe the


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