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I have serious doubts that my emulator really can access a certain server. I want to confirm that by trying to ping the server. Is it possible, and how would I do it?

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You can use the ping utility from terminal emulator or adb shell. Also: https://market.android.com/search?q=ping&so=1&c=apps

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Solves the issue for a regular phone, but I also (and especially) want to know how to be able to do it on the emulator. – Shathur May 6 '11 at 13:44
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@Shathur: You can use the ping utility from terminal emulator or adb shell – Lie Ryan May 6 '11 at 14:09
    
Oh. Thanks. ^^ That solves the question. – Shathur May 6 '11 at 14:12

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