pingable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ping +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

pingable (not comparable)

  1. (networking, of a computer) That can be pinged; responsive to pings.
    • 2002, Stephen Northcutt, Judy Novak, Network Intrusion Detection: An Analyst's Handbook‎
      Not only were the hop counts believable, but all the source IPs appeared to be alive and pingable...
    • 2002, Barry Raveendran Greene, Philip Smith, Cisco ISP Essentials‎
      If the point-to-point addresses are not in the iBGP, the customer point-to-point link will not be pingable, which could be an unacceptable situation...