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Ping Watchdog

Introduction

A watchdog ping timer is an electronic timer that is used to detect and recover from a router malfunction.

NOTE: This feature will only show in the menu when installed from “Plugins” under the Gargoyle “System” Menu.

Setup

Enable

Tick to enable Ping Watchdog

IP Address To Ping

Select host address to ping to check for an active network connection, not all hosts will return pings. If required you can check manually from command line

C:\Users\Dan>ping 8.8.8.8

Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=79ms TTL=55
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=52ms TTL=55
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=36ms TTL=55
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=55

Note: The IP address 8.8.8.8 Google's public DNS. If your unsure which host to use this is a good default host.

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