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Gary Hawkins
January 4, 2002 06:45
RE: Computer connected to the internet?
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Needs to happen often, in a loop.
> How about pinging several hosts that have a pretty good chance of being up.
>,,, etc, etc. You could also
> ping your local gateway address. If all fail (except for the router as the
> link may be down beyond that, but if the ping to the router fails, then you
> are definetly without connection) then you could assume you've lost
> connection.
> John
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Hawkins []
> Sent: 04 January 2002 12:24
> To:
> Subject: Computer connected to the internet?
> How can I check whether the system is connected?
> Want to pause the script if connection is lost.  
> /g

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