Which of these tools use ICMP to provide their primary function? Pick two.
F) If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like Internet Explorer
The answer: B) PING and D) TRACERT
The PING utility uses the ICMP request and response functions to determine if a device is reachable. The TRACERT command takes advantage of ICMP Time to Live Exceeded messages to build a list of the hops through the network.
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