68The “ping” command is often used to test the response of a single IP node on a network, by issuing the command followed by the IP address of interest (e.g. ping By contrast, a “broadcast” ping request attempts to contact a range of IP addresses within a subnet. For example, if we wished to ping all the IP addresses beginning with 192.168.35, we would issue the command with all 1’s in the last octet of the IP address field (e.g. ping