Ping tests are an important part of the network administrators’ daily operations. Ping tests are generally done according to the target location. Even there are different IP addresses for ping tests the 126.96.36.199 is the most popular IP address for the internet connectivity ping test but also the 188.8.131.52 IP address is also used for the ping connectivity tests.
What Is 184.108.40.206 Ip Address?
As the most popular IP address of the internet the 220.127.116.11 and it’s alternative 18.104.22.168 is the DNS server provided by Google. These IP addresses generally used as DNS servers in order to resolve domain names into IP addresses. Especially the 22.214.171.124 is used to prevent DNS related web site and domain name blocking which is generally limited by governments. 126.96.36.199 became so popular because it was very easy to remember as an IPv4 address because all octets are 8. Even Google provides the 188.8.131.52 IP address the easy to remember feature made 184.108.40.206 very popular. The 220.127.116.11 address provides the DNS server which is open all over the internet and there is no blocking to access and ping this IP address. It is the first choice for the ping test for internet access and connectivity.
The network connection to the 18.104.22.168 Google DNS service can be tested with the ping command like below.
$ ping 22.214.171.124
The output is like below as we can see that the time or RTT is very low.
Alternatively, the 126.96.36.199 IP address can be also used ping test which provides similar performance and functionality to the 188.8.131.52.
$ ping 184.108.40.206
We can also use the 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 IP addresses for network tracing where every hope from the current computer to the Google DNS server IP address will be printed.
$ tracert 22.214.171.124
From the output we can see that the current computer can access with 12 hops to the 126.96.36.199 which is very similar to the ping command.
What Is 188.8.131.52 Ip Address?
Cloudflare is one of the most popular DDOS Mitigation, CDN, and related service provider. It has different data center locations all over the world and also providing DNS service. 184.108.40.206 is a DNS server that is created on 1 April 2018 by Cloudflare. Like the Google public DNS server, it can be accessed all over the internet. There is also an alternative version of 220.127.116.11 which is 18.104.22.168. The 22.214.171.124 DNS server and services are created for use with easy to remember numbering. The ping can be used to test via 126.96.36.199 DNS service.
$ ping 188.8.131.52
The output will be like below as we can see that the time is very very low which is about 1-2 milliseconds. This is faster than Google DNS service time.
Alternatively, the 184.108.40.206 IP address can be also used ping test which provides similar performance and functionality to the 220.127.116.11.
$ ping 18.104.22.168
The Cloudflare 22.214.171.124 IP address can be used for traceroute which will show every hop to the nearist Cloudflare data center.
$ tracert 126.96.36.199
From the output, we can see that the tracert take 10 hops to the target 188.8.131.52 IP address which is less than 184.108.40.206.