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Performing a Ping / Trace Route

What does a Ping do?

  • Resolves an IP of a Domain
  • Verifies if the other side is reachable
  • Shows the quality of the connection (Response Time and Packet Loss)
PING sips.peoplefone.ch (95.128.80.3): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=0 ttl=53 time=9.332 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=1 ttl=53 time=8.895 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=2 ttl=53 time=8.827 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=3 ttl=53 time=9.268 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=4 ttl=53 time=9.038 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=5 ttl=53 time=8.946 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=6 ttl=53 time=9.310 ms
64 bytes from 95.128.80.3: icmp_seq=7 ttl=53 time=9.040 ms

--- sips.peoplefone.ch ping statistics ---
8 packets transmitted, 8 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 8.827/9.082/9.332/0.184 ms

What does a Trace Route do?

  • Resolves the IP of a Domain
  • Shows the routes between you and the destination
  • Shows the amount of time each hop took
traceroute to sips.peoplefone.ch (95.128.80.3), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets
 1  192.168.43.1 (192.168.43.1)  6.455 ms  5.002 ms  7.254 ms
 2  192.168.43.127 (192.168.43.127)  219.503 ms  356.936 ms  46.440 ms
 3  192.168.43.77 (192.168.43.77)  19.922 ms  27.107 ms  27.237 ms
 4  1787.eth-trunk20.zhbmb00p-cgn002.bluewin.ch (213.3.229.78)  31.624 ms  23.541 ms  21.340 ms
 5  1187.bundle-ether20.zhbmbbbp-msn002.bluewin.ch (213.3.229.13)  20.847 ms  25.652 ms  21.790 ms
 6  213.3.229.6 (213.3.229.6)  34.219 ms  23.231 ms  29.420 ms
 7  i79zhb-041-bun1.bb.ip-plus.net (138.187.129.25)  38.026 ms  33.289 ms  28.355 ms
 8  193.247.171.142 (193.247.171.142)  40.578 ms  29.154 ms  50.009 ms
 9  zrh01-fw-c1-p1.peoplefone.net (185.190.124.9)  29.922 ms  19.576 ms  39.269 ms
10  pbxs.peoplefone.ch (95.128.80.3)  32.976 ms  19.315 ms  36.730 ms

For Windows

In the «Start Menu» search for «Command Prompt» and open it.
Execute one of the following commands to adapt the domain.

ping -t sips.peoplefone.ch

tracert sips.peoplefone.ch

You can stop the command with CTRL+C.

For macOS

Open the «Terminal» from the application folder «Utilities».
Execute one of the following commands to adapt the domain.

ping sips.peoplefone.ch

traceroute sips.peoplefone.ch

You can stop the command with CTRL+C.

Result of your Tests

If you are not able to perform the test.

Check the spelling of the Registrar Domain.

Check your Internet connection and DNS server.

For the correct use of our services, the response time should not exceed 30ms.