Table 6-1 lists the most commonly used ICMP types.
Table 6-1. Common ICMP Types
Echo (also known as an Echo Request)
For a complete list of ICMP types, see http://www.iana.org/assignments/icmp-parameters.
The following sections discuss the ICMP messages supported by TCP/IP for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista.
One of the most heavily used ICMP facilities is the ability to send a simple message to an IP node and have the message echoed back to the sender. This facility is useful for network troubleshooting and debugging. The simple message sent is an ICMP ...