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@lonelyelk lonelyelk/fastping.sh
Last active Mar 30, 2016

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Fast and furious ping routine to detect if Internet is accessible or a computer is online.
#!/bin/bash
cnt=${2:-3}
to=${3:-1}
rcvd=$(set -o pipefail; timeout $to ping -A -s16 -c$cnt -q $1 2> /dev/null | grep received | awk -F', ' '{print $2}' | awk '{print $1}')
if [[ $? != 0 || $cnt != $rcvd ]]; then
exit 1
fi
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commented Mar 30, 2016

Usage:

./fastping.sh HOST [COUNT=3 [TIMEOUT=1]]
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