Various attributes used with ‘Ping’ command and their usage can be viewed by just typing c:/>ping at the command prompt.
Netstat :- It displays protocol statistics and current TCP/IP network connections. i.e. local address, remote address, port number, etc.
Telnet :- Telnet is a program which runs on TCP/IP. Using it we can connect to the remote computer on particular port. When connected it grabs the daemon running on that port.
The basic syntax of Telnet is (at command prompt)–
By default telnet connects to port 23 of remote computer.
So, the complete syntax is-
c:/>telnet www.hostname.com port
example:- c:/>telnet www.yahoo.com 21 or c:/>telnet 192.168.0.5 21
Tracert :- It is used to trace out the route taken by the certain information i.e. data packets from source to destination.
example:- c:/>tracert www.insecure.in
Here “* * * Request timed out.” indicates that firewall installed on that system block the request and hence we can’t obtain it’s IP address.
various attributes used with tracert command and their usage can be viewed by just typing c:/>tracert at the command prompt.