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How to invoke the os's ping

Qunfeng Wang
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Joined: Jan 28, 2005
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First I get the OS using properties.Then I want to invoke ping base on the OS I got.How to do it?
Some API?

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Qunfeng Wang
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Joined: Jan 28, 2005
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I've got it.It's Runtime!
Now another question.When I want to invoke telnet,not like the ping ,I can achive that like this Runtime.getRuntime().exec("cmd.exe /c start ping").For the telnet,first telnet,then input username, pwd.How to do this?I got the username pwd from my GUI.
Bonagiri UmaMaheshwar Rao

Joined: Mar 27, 2005
Posts: 12
you might try be getting the Process OutputStream and writing the username and password to the stream.
I am not sure whether it works or not.
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