I am not so clued-up with developing network apps. I Wish to write a basic network ping appl, i believe using the ICMProtocol. I have noticed in the system32 dir is a ICMP.DLL module. Don't know how to use it.
Dev s/w : Delphi v5.0 Pro OS ms Win XP
Appl requirements -
I wish to send a ping to a specified ip adr on a regular basis,
eg every minute or such,
get result back : test ok/fail / data/time stamped etc.
This to test network equipment availability.
Else, if someone know of working commercial freeware utility that
can do such, plse advise? I do prefer to develope my own, however, for fun
Input - IP address to send ping to
- Time period secs - minutes
- Type of test ? packets etc?
- File to capture to ?
- fucntion ==> Export to excel
Output - File info eg date : time : test result
- Screen : scroll back buffer or such
: Graph ?
If someone have a library comp/obj (even run appl for evaluation) for the ping send and result function as described or similar
With the ping-comp, I can probably develope my own appl with the input/output as above. However, if sample or working code is available for all, please let me know. I appreciate any pointers and help on this matter.