How to do a Continuous Ping to a Host

"Ping" ia s versatile tool (command) used by System/Network Admins to find the reachability of a remote host (Computer or a Network Device)

Syntax : ping <hostname/IP address>

By default Ping command sends and receives 4 packets to find the reachability of a host .But there is an additional key that can be used which will contineously send and receive the packets until stopped .

Syntax : ping <hostname/IP address> -t

This is a very handy tool to find out if there are any packet drops or intermittent connectivity between hosts .