fping for ICMP Discovery and Monitoring | fping is an ICMP command line utility to verify ICMP reponses from any number of targets. fping is a better choice than ping for scripting tasks as it is able to check a list or range of IP addresses in numerical order to discover ICMP response. I’ll show you some basic info on using fping!
Fast Host Discovery with nmap | The easiest way to do host discovery is with nmap. nmap of course offers a variety of ways to probe and map out detected hosts and poke at any open ports or services. But as for a quick discovery, ICMP is ideal to just get a quick assessment of online hosts. I’ll show you how!
bing – Measure Bandwidth from Command Line | The command line program bing measures bandwidth between two point to point locations. This is an excellent tool for testing throughput or interfaces. Here is how it works! Install bing: $ sudo apt-get install bing The syntax is: $ sudo bing [host1] [host2] bing works by sending an ICMP echo request and measuring the delay