What is the meaning of Ping?

Ping is a basic command used in an Internet program that allows a user to verify that a particular IP address exists and can accept requests.

Ping, short for Packet Internet Groper, is a utility whether a definite IP address is accessible. There is a process – it works by transferring a packet to the specified address and waiting for a reply.

Ping is useful for personal computers in many ways like freeware and shareware. To troubleshoot the Internet connections use Ping. In the other words, ping is also used in the context like to get attention of or to check for the presence of another online party . The computer short form (for Packet Internet or Inter-Network Groper) was fixed to match the submariners’ term for the sound of a returned sonar pulse. Ping term is also used as a slang for messaging in chatting.

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