When setting up new servers, one of the first things to do is to make sure other machines can connect to. The easiest way to do that has typically been to use the ping command, which sends an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) or Echo message to the remote machine. Due to security concerns, however, […]
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How do you get your posts to be seen? WordPress has a feature which automatically notifies sites when you publish a new post. You can specify sites by going to the Options -> Writing admin page, which by default lists http://rpc.pingomatic.com/. I found an article written by someone who did a little bit of research: […]
I noticed a phenomenon on this blog pretty early on where any references one post would make to another would cause a comment to be created on the referenced post from the referring post. I didn’t know it at the time, but this is called a ping. I suspect the immediate source of the term […]