[techtalk] Getting a computer on a network.

Jeff Dike jdike at karaya.com
Fri Feb 18 16:46:37 EST 2000

> But Jeff, I've seen situations where ping has been turned off for
> security reasons.   

What security reasons were those?  ping is a really basic tool without too 
many security implications (besides DOS, which can be done with any protocol).

If ping has been disabled, then I'd start looking for other services that 
should be there but aren't.


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