At 06:23 PM 1/30/96 -0500, Brian Clapper wrote:
>>>>>> "Yasin" == Yasin Shaikh <yshaikh @
>Yasin> Does any one know where I can locate a socksified ping for
>Yasin> Sunos/Solaris ? This will help us monitor our router link to ISP
>Yasin> from our secure segment using the firewall which allows socksified
>Yasin> connections only .
>You can't SOCKSify ping, since SOCKS (version 4) only does TCP, and ping
>works with ICMP.
However if you look in the SOCKS.CSTC distribution there is a replacement
program which has similar functionality to PING, but uses TCP rather than
ICMP. Check out the site syl.dl.nec.com for more info.