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Old 02-14-2006, 08:03 PM   #5
Wembley
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To 'ping' that server (check that you can reach it), open the Mac OS X "Terminal" program and type

ping -c 10 69.12.30.142

This sends 10 ("-c 10" mean count 10) 'are you there?' messages to the server. You'd want to see a summary like:

10 packets transmitted, 10 packets received, 0% packet loss
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