http_ping - measure HTTP latency

Fetch the software.

http_ping is like the regular ping command, except that it sends HTTP requests instead of ICMP echo requests.

Sample run:


% http_ping http://www.example.com/
7816 bytes from http://www.example.com/: 246.602 ms (9.923c/23.074r/213.605d)
7816 bytes from http://www.example.com/: 189.997 ms (11.619c/22.971r/155.407d)
7816 bytes from http://www.example.com/: 190.463 ms (8.994c/25.091r/156.378d)
7816 bytes from http://www.example.com/: 190.07 ms (9.234c/23.9r/156.936d)
7816 bytes from http://www.example.com/: 190.706 ms (10.142c/46.579r/133.985d)
^C
--- http://www.example.com/ http_ping statistics ---
5 fetches started, 5 completed (100%), 0 failures (0%), 0 timeouts (0%)
total    min/avg/max = 189.997/201.568/246.602 ms
connect  min/avg/max = 8.994/9.9824/11.619 ms
response min/avg/max = 22.971/28.323/46.579 ms
data     min/avg/max = 133.985/163.262/213.605 ms
See the manual entry for more details.

See also: http_load, http_get.
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