How to measure network round-trip time?

The ping feature is capable of performing multiple quick pings to a list of target hosts. You can scan a set of local or remote hosts.

 <cmd> -p

By default ping summary is reported on console as a plain text output, but you can choose between different output formats: like text, CSV, XML and HTML. So it is actually possible not only to use it as a command line administrative tool, but also integrated with your 3rd party applications.

The output format setup syntax is pretty simple: there are 2 main categories of output flows, table and log. The table flow produces a network table dump every time a discovery round is completed, while the log flow logs each network event as soon as it’s detected.

 <cmd> -p host -o html,ping.html or fing -p host -o xml,ping.xml

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