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Ping tests from Mac OS X

Ping tests from Macintosh OS X

It's easy to ping from a Macintosh running OS X:

1) Click on Finder in the dock.
2) Click on Macintosh HD in the window.
3) Click on Applications.
4) Click on Utilities.
5) Double-click on Network Utility.
6) In the Network Utility window, click on the Ping tab.
7) In the field under "Please enter the network address to ping", enter 209.193.72.2 to ping Visionary's domain servers.
8) Click the Ping button.
 

You can also use the Terminal program to ping.

To open terminal:
1) Click on Finder in the dock.
2) Click on Macintosh HD in the window.
3) Click on Applications.
4) Click on Utilies.
5) Double-click on Terminal.
6) Type "ping 209.193.72.2", which pings Visionary's domain servers.

Terminal runs a continuous ping, unlike the Windows command line. To stop the ping, hold down CTRL-C.

Visionary's staff recommends that, if you like, you can drag the Terminal program into your dock for future use.


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