It’s ok to ping ping.archlinux.org to check internet connectivity?
@Xystel I don’t know, maybe they don’t like someone pinging them every minute. I saw this domain on my pihole haha
@SonoMichele ohh you mean every minute 24/7? Idk test it, in the worst case your IP will be blocked. Then u know that they don't like that.
@Xystel I pinged ping.archlinux.org because of that hahaha. Maybe I could just simply ping my website
@SonoMichele Usually I'd ping 18.104.22.168, as does a GNOME Shell Extension I use that does latency checks.
In my view it's always better to ping IP addresses, especially when they serve as both Anycast responders and DNS servers as well.
@SonoMichele "Anycast is a network addressing and routing method in which incoming requests can be routed to a variety of different locations."
While 22.214.171.124 is a single IP address, Cloudflare's entire global network can respond to its requests.
This is how for example they can serve your cached website's files from a number of CDN locations with the same speed; whether the user is in New York or India. The domain's A record IP is the same, but a different datacenter serves the content.
@derp Thank you for the suggestion but I already know the problem is the raspberry pi getting disconnected so I really just need to ping something
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