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cPing

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cPing concurrently checks if hosts are responding using ICMP echo or TCP SYN.

Installation

pip3 install cping

Usage

cPing uses unprivileged sockets; no need for root privileges.

cping host1 host2

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Tip: When you launch cPing, look at the footer; it's got some useful actions.

Help

See the available arguments to adjust the behavior of cPing or use a different protocol.

cping -h

If you found a bug, or just have a question/suggestion, please open an issue (greatly appreciated).

Sparkline on Windows

The sparkline (right part of the screenshot) is simplified on Windows as it doesn't support the required block characters. If you know of any substitutes, let me know.

Unprivileged ICMP Sockets

If you're getting a Permission denied exception, it is likely that your OS is too old to have unprivileged ICMP sockets enabled by default. You can enable this with:

sudo sh -c 'echo net.ipv4.ping_group_range = 0 2147483647 >> /etc/sysctl.conf'
sudo sysctl -p


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