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Re: icmp socket error

by hippo (Bishop)
on Feb 08, 2015 at 17:49 UTC ( #1115944=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to icmp socket error

From the Net::Ping documentation:

Specifying the "icmp" protocol requires that the program be run as root or that the program be setuid to root.

Therefore the supposition is that you are not doing that (or its equivalent under MSWindows, whatever that might be).

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Re^2: icmp socket error
by VinsWorldcom (Prior) on Feb 08, 2015 at 19:10 UTC

    Correct. You'll need to run the program as "Administrator", Windows equivalent of *nix "root".

    I use this on Windows 7 x64 / Strawberry 5.18.1 x64

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