The Primitive: Icmp component provides a dynamic-link library that implements Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) on the Windows operating system.
ICMP is a network layer protocol that provides flow control, error messages, routing, and other services between Internet hosts. Application developers use ICMP to create a Packet Internet Grouper, commonly known as a network "ping". A ping describes the process of sending an echo message to an IP address to verify a connection between TCP/IP hosts.
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