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Seeing packet loss using PingPlotter?


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Zennon

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If you are seeing packet loss using PingPlotter i think there maybe a bug with certain two router set up's.

 

On a windows machine.

Start > run > type cmd > type ....

ping bbc.co.uk -n 25

or

ping twitter.com -n 25

or

ping twitter.co.uk -n 25

 

-n 25 will ping the server 25 times

 

Depending on where in the world you live you would pick a .co.uk or a .com URL or I.P

For Apple users

 

  1. Open Network Utility (located inside Applications > Utilities).
  2. Click Ping.

Then do the above without the -n 25 and enter 25 into the "send only _ pings" instead.

 

If you see 0 loss then its a PingPlotter bug.



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Great post Zennon, thanks!


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Very cool Yoda and thanks for putting us Mac users in there too... ;)



frustrated I just got a new NETDUMA, and I can't connect, how do I get the password for the Wi-Fi

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Thank you so much for this, I was seriously going crazy using ping plotter and seeing 50-85% packet loss between the netduma and my at&t modem. 



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Thank you so much for this, I was seriously going crazy using ping plotter and seeing 50-85% packet loss between the netduma and my at&t modem. 

Panic over :)



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If you're having trouble with packet loss on ping plotter it's because the duma uses a packet prioritization that drops packets instead of buffering them to reduce bufferbloat (excess ping) It's perfectly normal, no need to freak out :)






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