FreeBSD's ping Integrates IPv6

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Fri Jul 2 14:33:16 UTC 2021


On 7/2/21 16:12, Patrick Cole wrote:
> Mark,
>
> iputils-ping on linux seems to behave the same for quite some time...
>
> [z at tyl][~] % host ns0
> ns0.spirit.net.au has address 27.113.240.197
> ns0.spirit.net.au has IPv6 address 2403:3600:8002::100
>
> [z at tyl][~] % ping ns0
> PING ns0(2403:3600:8002::100 (2403:3600:8002::100)) 56 data bytes
> 64 bytes from 2403:3600:8002::100 (2403:3600:8002::100): icmp_seq=1 ttl=63 time=0.344 ms
> 64 bytes from 2403:3600:8002::100 (2403:3600:8002::100): icmp_seq=2 ttl=63 time=0.447 ms

Thanks for the feedback, Patrick. This is great!

This led me to test the same on the family Windows 10 (21H1 version) 
machine, and Microsoft are doing the same, which is great to see.

Mark.


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