Mac OS X also comes with a
terminal service window, much like Unix or Microsoft Windows Command
Here’s how to use the ping utility in Mac OS X from the
1) Go to Menu select
2) The Application
window will open. Double click on the Utilities folder.
3) The Utilities window
will open. Double-click on the Terminal icon.
4) After you have opened the Terminal you may just perform a ping for the Hostname that you wish for.
ping google.com ( returns a single ping request )