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Google Blocks Pings

Ash Vince (602485) writes | more than 2 years ago

User Journal 2

Google are now not responding to pings from the outside world so all of us who ping their servers to check if the internet is up now have to find any something else to ping instead.

Does anyone have any recommendations for a decent site you can ping to see if your local internet connection has crashed?

Google are now not responding to pings from the outside world so all of us who ping their servers to check if the internet is up now have to find any something else to ping instead.

Does anyone have any recommendations for a decent site you can ping to see if your local internet connection has crashed?

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2 comments

Traceroute google (1)

Qzukk (229616) | more than 2 years ago | (#38202062)

Ping IP one hop past your gateway.

drudgereport.com (1)

Captain Splendid (673276) | more than 2 years ago | (#38203400)

Is, sadly, my go to site. If he's down, there's a really good chance everything else is down too.
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