Net_Ping::setArgs() – set arguments for a ping command


require_once 'Net/Ping.php';

boolean Net_Ping::setArgs ( array $args )


Set the arguments for a ping command


  • array $args - an array of the arguments to set

    possible array keys
    Key name Description NOT supported on
    "count" Number of ping packages to send  
    "quiet" Level of output verbosity Windows
    "iface"   FreeBSD, Linux, Windows
    "timeout" Time to wait for a ACK of a ping package  
    "size" Size of a ping package FreeBSD, Darwin, Linux, Windows

Return value

boolean - Returns TRUE on success, PEAR_Error on failure.


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL PING_INVALID_ARGUMENTS A not supported argument was given Check typing of argument (key name) and OS-support of the argument.


This function can not be called statically.

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Last updated: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 — Download Documentation
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