Problem with ping in Windows Vista

Dave Korn
Thu Jul 19 11:20:00 GMT 2007

On 19 July 2007 12:10, Arthur Niswar wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using Cygwin on Windows Vista Business. The problem is: whenever
> I try to ping another host on the local network, it always fails.
> However, I can access this host using ssh (from Cygwin). Is there any
> solution?

  Don't suppose this has anything to do with cygwin at all; the most likely
cause would be if the windows firewall was configured to block icmp but to
allow sshd to open a port.  Check the settings in control panel.

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