How to Ping an IP Address in .NET

Waqas Anwar
29 August 2012

You have an IP Address and you want to ping it using your application you can use Ping class.

First of all import System.Net.NetworkInformation namespace
using System.Net.NetworkInformation;
Then use Send method of Ping class to ping an IP as shown below:

Ping ping = new Ping();
PingReply pingReply = ping.Send("");

Console.WriteLine("Address: {0}", pingReply.Address);
Console.WriteLine("Time in miliseconds: {0}", pingReply.RoundtripTime);
Console.WriteLine("Status: {0}", pingReply.Status);