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Question Command to ping 1500 bytes of data to a destination system

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I want to ping 1500 bytes of data from a pc to another pc in the network. What is command used for the same?

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Code:
-s packetsize
             Specify the number of data bytes to be sent.  The default is 56, which translates into 64 ICMP
             data bytes when combined with the 8 bytes of ICMP header data.

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But, you did not mention whether you would want to do so with a single packet or multiple packets.

Ok, if multiple packets, your normal ping can do that after N number of packets. i.e


Code:
$ ping -c 17 IP

2. If by single packet, you can use


Code:
ping -c 1 -s 1500 0

But why do you want to send in a single packet ?!
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