NAME

mhping - Multiple host ping

Screenshot of mhping

SYNOPSIS

    mhping [options] [systems...]

DESCRIPTION

mhping is a sysadmin tool that allows You to simultaneously check multiple hosts for availability. Target hosts can be specified one per line in several ways (in order of precedence):

1. from command line
2. from stdin
3. from a file using the -f option

OPTIONS

-f, --filename file

Read list of targets from file or stdin if - is specified as the filename.

-h, --help

Print usage message.

-i, --interval number

The minimum amount of time between sending ping packets. Default is 1 second.

-v, --version

Print mhping version information.

COMPATIBILITY

This program requires Perl minimum version 5.8.8 with ithreads support to run. It has been tested on the following minimum setup:

  • Perl 5.8.8

  • threads 1.79

  • threads::shared 0.94

  • Thread::Queue 2.00

BUGS

Please report bugs on github: https://github.com/arpadszasz/mhping/issues

AUTHORS

Árpád Szász

SEE ALSO

ping(8) fping(8) mtr(8) threads threads::shared Thread::Queue