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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

spray

Synopsis

spray [options]

Similar to ping, spray sends RPC packets to a host and determines how many were received and their transit time. spray can cause a lot of network traffic, so use it cautiously.

Options

-c count

Specify count packets to send.

-d delay

Allow for delay microseconds between each packet.

-l length

Set the RPC call message packet length to length bytes. Because all values are not possible, spray rounds to the nearest possible value.

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