Which of these would you normally see when using the ping command? Pick two.
A) The round trip time of the ping
B) The IP address of each router the ping packet traverses
C) The number of bytes sent in each ping
D) The IP address of your default router
E) Just close your eyes and listen for the response *ping*
The answer: A) The round trip time of the ping, and C) The number of bytes sent in each ping
The ping command is a useful network utility to test connectivity, but it does not normally provide details about your default routers or any routers along the network path (unless you’re pinging the router directly).
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