Network Testing Tools

Sometimes it's very difficult to figure out network connectivity or server services reachability problems that we face in our office or home network environment. It becomes easy to diagnostic them through an external network outside ours. So here are some of very commonly used tools but very useful when it comes to diagnostic a network and internet protocol.

My Network IP

checks the 32-bit number of ip address which has been asigned by your internet service provider and the one you are using to connect the internet from.

Ping

It will send internet control message protocol (ICMP) echo request to test the reachability of the IP or hostname.

Traceroute

It will trace the Internet Protocol (IP) network route through which path it going through and can all check the transit delays.

Who Is

Who is tool query the Whois database and display's the domain owner and address.

Server Status

Checks the status of the services running on the server are online or offline.