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"SLC6X: system environment/daemons: iputils

iputils - Network monitoring tools including ping

License: BSD with advertising and GPLv2+ and Rdisc
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN,
The iputils package contains basic utilities for monitoring a network,
including ping. The ping command sends a series of ICMP protocol
ECHO_REQUEST packets to a specified network host to discover whether
the target machine is alive and receiving network traffic.


iputils-20071127-24.el6.x86_64 [120 KiB] Changelog by Jan Synáček (2016-12-07):
- Related: #1334775 - backport upstream ping change unmasking signals
iputils-20071127-21.el6.x86_64 [119 KiB] Changelog by Jan Synáček (2015-11-13):
- Resolves: #1010296 - ping6 - SEGFAULT
iputils-20071127-20.el6.x86_64 [119 KiB] Changelog by Jan Synáček (2014-11-18):
- Resolves: #1149574 - Ping produces "WARNING: kernel is not very fresh, upgrade is recommended."
- Resolves: #829998 - The arping command may have return value of 0.
- Resolves: #1099426 - Count of "back" is not correct in tracepath
- Resolves: #1113082 - ping returns odd results with options inet6 in resolv.conf
iputils-20071127-17.el6_4.2.x86_64 [119 KiB] Changelog by Jan Synáček (2013-09-17):
- Resolves: #998827 - arping hangs when time is stepped backwards (REFIX)
iputils-20071127-17.el6_4.x86_64 [118 KiB] Changelog by Jan Synáček (2013-05-27):
- Resolves: #963927 - arping is not compatible with network namespaces
iputils-20071127-16.el6.x86_64 [118 KiB] Changelog by Jiri Skala (2011-03-22):
- Resolves: #688332 - rdisc error message with two IP addresses on one dev

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