Fping – network hosts live monitoring

Network administrators may need a command or tool that will display all the live hosts in their network/subnet to keep track of all the activities and for that, you can try using fping tool which works based on the ICMP echo request.

Fping rpm : https://fping.org/

To install via yum on centos/fedora/rhel

  • # yum install fping

After installing just execute the following command :

  • fping -g | grep “alive”


  • fping -g | grep “alive”


Fping Man Page : http://fping.sourceforge.net/man/