Learn how to enable timestamp in the ping command output to assist in your network troubleshooting endeavors in this LinuxBuzz tutorial.


Ping is the most widely used command on Linux and Unix servers for network troubleshooting. With the ping command we generally check connectivity to remote system either via its ip address or dns name. There can be some situations where we want to capture time in each ping reply. In this article, I will demonstrate how to enable timestamp in ping command output.