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How to use OS X's terminal to ping an IP using the latency as a stopping condition for a loop?

What I'd like to do is to ping an IP while the latency is above an specific value. I think an example will help: Let's suppose I have the following result to the "ping *IP here*" command: PING *IP ...
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Ping Issues using Thunderbolt to CAT

Is anyone having a higher than usual ping when using a thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter? Or maybe the thunderbolt adaptor has a known issue? Found this thread, Ping on Mavericks on late 2013 MacBook ...
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Ping command works in Network utility but not in terminal

I am on os x 10.9.4 If I ping google from the network utility I get 0% packet loss. But if I try to ping google from the terminal with ping www.google.com I get 100% packet loss. System Preferences ...
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How to send several pings per second? (ping more quickly)

I was looking into pinging a host 5 times per second. I've read the man page for 'ping' for Mac OSX, but I can't find anything that would allow me to do this. I tried setting the -W switch to 5, to ...
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Cannot ping my IP

How can it be that I cannot ping my own IP on Mac OS? $ ifconfig -a lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384 options=3<RXCSUM,TXCSUM> inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 ...
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Trying to connect to Facebook, but pinging it says packets not received

When I go to Network Utility and ping Facebook with the domain www.facebook.com, I get: Ping has started… PING www.facebook.com (69.171.228.74): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request ...
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Ping on Mavericks on late 2013 MacBook Pro slow and variable compared to Windows

I had a couple of issues connecting to an SMB share last night so started using ping to test connectivity. At that point I noticed the ping was very slow and variable - my Windows laptop shows ...
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Which setting in osx could block “ping localhost”?

How can I detect which setting in the OS X could block ping localhost? IPFW, LittleSnitch no such rules? Update 1: > cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcast
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get a notification when my machine is pinged

I'd like to be able to be notified in any way (sound, notification, growl, etc) when someone pings my machine. Is that possible?
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Why does my Mac mini answers pings while asleep?

My Mac mini late 2012 behaves strangely: When awake the computer answers ping correctly: 64 bytes from 10.0.1.12: icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=4.201 ms 64 bytes from 10.0.1.12: icmp_seq=6 ttl=64 ...
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Ping graph utility

I am having connectivity problems with my broadband and want to create some evidence for/with comcast. In particular, I'd like to run a continuing series of pings and get a graph out. All I've been ...
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Unable to ping any website through terminal and network utility

I have internet connection and I can access every website. But when I try to ping any website ( be it www.google.com or www.stackoverflow.com or any site ) I always get Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 ...
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nslookup & dig fail; ping, traceroute, and scutil -r work

I'm running on 10.8.2. All of a sudden, traditional nameserver lookups are failing on my machine: $ nslookup www.att.com ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached $ dig www.att.com ; ...
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Best way to isolate iMac internet connection problem in small office?

I manage a small office that is 7 macs and 1 PC. One 2010 iMac in aprticular has ongoing internet connectivity issues where it says it's connected (via Network Diagnostics) but it goes out again ...
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How to stop Windows firewall from blocking Bonjour hostname resolution

I have Bonjour installed on my Windows 7 PC, and the installer appears to have poked all the necessary holes in the Windows firewall. However, I can't ping windows-pc.local from my Mac. If I ...
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Large ping times in normal mode, okay ping times in safe mode

I pinged google.com to see that ping times ranged from 54 ms to over 2000 ms on my MBA. After a quick isolation and testing, I figured that it was my MBA only issue. I log into safe mode on my MBA ...
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How can I format the output of ping in bash?

I am using the following script to cycle through a list of IP addresses and report back on the % of packet loss. I'd also like to have the IP address printed first, then its % of packet loss. But I ...
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DNS Issues after Updating to Mountain Lion

I've updated to Mountain Lion, and I'm having some DNS problems. I always PPTP/L2TP VPN connections on my macbook. Recently after a while of working with Mountain Lion, VPN stops sending and receiving ...
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Ping and curl resolve to one IP, dig/nslookup/host resolve to another

OK, I have a very interesting case. I have a custom DNS server that is vending out IP addresses to varying servers in my test network. If I use dig, nslookup, or host, it tells me that it's properly ...
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How to use Telnet with Personal Hotspot (tethering)?

I got the Personal Hotspot working great, with both USB and WiFi (on different computers/devices). However, I am not able to ping or telnet the other computer. Both computers can ping the iPhone ...
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Is there an app to ping IP's periodically to check latency?

I'm sure I came across a really nice app that would ping a list of sites or IP addresses every x mins/hours and send alerts when it could not ping. But I can't find the app back, anyone know of any ...
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Minimum required ping time for computer on LAN?

I want to ping all possible IPs in my LAN, and I have the code for it, but right now, I've already cut the weight time from 5s to 2s, and it's still about 8 minutes to test them all. How long should ...
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Ping all IPs in LAN

How would I find out all the devices on my LAN by pinging them all in terminal? What would the code be?
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iTunes updates and Ping

I'm not very savvy. I usually accept all iTunes updates to get any important fixes. But I don't think I need Ping - never signed up and don't use social networking. Should I reject iTunes update # ...
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Ping command on iPad

Is there some way by which a ping command or somewhat similar can be run on iPad ? I am trying to do this as my wifi connection dies out if there is idle time even for a few mins though it works with ...
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iTunes 10.3 thinks it's a version below? No ping, locked out from iphone sync

my iTunes thinks it's a version below for some reason I have 10.3 installed (Finder says so, iTunes > About says so) but when I try go into ping it gives me the "See what you're missing, upgrade to ...
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Graphical Ping Plotter, similar to Perfgraph?

On Windows, I use a program called Perfgraph, which, among other things, showed a visual graph of ping latency to various hosts in my Task bar. Here's an example: The ping metric is the graph on ...
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What do you think about Apple's Ping service?

Personally, I have not signed up the Ping service that is included in iTunes 10. My main reason for avoiding it is the fact that Apple requires you to use your real, full name for registration. What ...
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How do I disable Ping?

Although I do like and enjoy using iTunes, I'm not a fan of the new Ping service that Apple has embedded into it. Is it possible to disable the Ping link under "Store", the Ping sidebar, and the ...