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README.md

Welcome to FrauBSD.org/mping!

Ping multiple hosts

mping is a utility for pinging multiple hosts. It is written in shell with minimal dependencies (awk, date, getconf, head, host, ping, sleep, sort, stty, tr, uname, and xargs). It also has a feature to keep watching the given hosts and alert to any changes in availability. Works on Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD. Supports playing custom sounds on Mac OS X with afplay utility.

Quickly get status on one or more hosts using ping. Automatically takes advantage of multiple CPUs and will ping multiple hosts in parallel.

Watch changes in ping status with -d for differential mode to alert you when changes take place.

Use shell expansion features such as 192.168.0.{1..254} to quickly scan for unused IP addresses (if applicable).

Foreword

The following is required before using git commit in this project.

$ .git-hooks/install.sh

This will ensure the FrauBSD keyword is expanded/updated for each commit.

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