Group Properties

Ping Assist Pro is a ping tool for checking network and internet connections.

The ping tool allows you to group hosts; for instance, for identifying different networks.

Group properties of ping utility

• Name – group name

Execute if Alarm ON – run the specified bat file when the Alarm ON event is triggered

Execute if Alarm OFF – run the specified bat file when the Alarm OFF event is triggered

• Parameters – command line parameters for the bat file to be run

Generate alarm events for groups – if this option is enabled, ping utility will trigger alarm events for groups depending on the triggering threshold.

Event triggering threshold in % from the total number of hosts in the group – if the number of non-responding hosts in the group exceeds the specified value, the Alarm ON event will be triggered. The Alarm OFF event will be triggered after the number of non-responding hosts will again become below the specified threshold.

Sound notification - play a sound file in case of the specified event

Tray notification - display a message the in tray in case of the specified event

• E-mail notification - send an email notification in case of the specified event

LAN notification - send a LAN notification in case of the specified event.

To add a host to a group, first select the group in the list and then open the form for adding a new host to the host list. To move hosts between groups, use the "Cut" and "Paste" commands or the "Drag & Drop" function.