A couple of Command line utilities one winsock based the other dotNet4. to ping a specific port.

Usage mfpping Host|IP port


They both return;

0 Successful Connection

256 Connection Timeout

512 Other Error e.g. Incorrect syntax.

I use this in a couple of places on my mail server to ensure Anti Virus is up before bringing up the mail server and also for testing port 554 on App-V 4 streaming servers.


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