Ping is a tool that allows users to test if a host of Internet Protocol can be reached. This universal utility is available for any operating systems that can connect to the internet. Ping sends out ICMP request to the target host and waits for reply.
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Website Monitoring is a key factor when developing and maintaining a website. Most common type of monitoring is 'availability monitoring' which basically checks the website's uptime. HTTP(S) monitoring, like this action, do not access the website's contents focusing more on a response to a specific querry.