ping multiple Ips with python

Erik Max Francis max at
Sat Jan 4 02:53:58 CET 2003

".d.hos" wrote:

> We're trying to monitor various IP responses via a ping command, and
> record errors to a database. we have about 350 IP numbers that need
> this sort of logging, and walking through the IP sequentially seems to
> take quite awhile.
> I was wondering if there was a python module or utility that could
> ping multiple IPs in a multithreaded fashion? or, any ideas how one
> might code this functionality?

You can either do asynchronous I/O with select or threads.

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