iputils - Network monitoring tools including ping
The iputils package contains basic utilities for monitoring a network,
including ping. The ping command sends a series of ICMP protocol
ECHO_REQUEST packets to a specified network host to discover whether
the target machine is alive and receiving network traffic.
by Scientific Linux Auto Patch Process (2015-06-23):
- Eliminated rpmbuild "bogus date" error due to inconsistent weekday,
by assuming the date is correct and changing the weekday.