What is PING?


PING is a utility that determines whether a specific IP address is accessible. It works by sending a packet to the specified address and waiting for a reply. PING is used primarily to troubleshoot Internet connections.

This facility is offered to customers through the 'Web Diagnostics' section in your Online Control Panel Control Panel.

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