bookmark_borderPing command: When do we need it?

The Ping command is an essential network diagnostic tool used to assess a connection’s availability, speed, and latency. It works by sending out testing packets to a destination and listening for a response, allowing you to determine if there are any issues with your network. It can be used to verify network connectivity, diagnose connection issues, evaluate network performance and throughput, and troubleshoot routing or latency problems. By understanding how the Ping command works and when to use it, you can ensure your network is working efficiently and effectively. Look out the basics for testing your network with Ping command.

bookmark_borderExplanation of Traceroute command

The Traceroute command is an essential network diagnostics tool used to track network packet routes from source to destination. By sending a series of packets out and listening for the route they take, a Traceroute can be used to identify potential issues in your network, such as routing loops, congestion points, and latency issues. Traceroute also provides visibility into the organization and geographical location of the devices in the packet path. It can also be used to troubleshoot points of failure in order to reach a more effective resolution. With an understanding of the Traceroute command, network administrators can better diagnose and resolve network issues to ensure optimal performance. Learn more about the Traceroute command here.