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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

appleping

Synopsis

appleping host [ packet-size [ npackets ]]

Sends AppleTalk Echo Protocol (AEP) request packets to host and displays transmission statistics if successful. The AppleTalk host is specified in either of the following ways:

name:type[@zone]

The host's name and type, as shown by the atlookup command. If zone isn't specified, the current zone is used.

network-node

The host's network and node number in hexadecimal, as shown by the atlookup command.

Options

packet - size

Send packets of packet-size bytes (a value between 14 and 599). The default value is 64.

npackets

Send npackets number of packets before stopping. If npackets is not specified, appleping continues until you've sent an interrupt (using Control-C, for example).

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