Applications Manager uses Ping Monitor to track if the particular host / IP address is accessible or not. It checks for availability of a device, server or network device.
Ping Monitor periodically pings the host to check if it is up & running. The parameters that are monitored are
Packet Loss (%): Packet loss gives the percentage of packets that fail to reach the destination.
Packets Sent: No. of Packets sent.
Packet Received: No. of Packets received.
Round Trip Time: Time taken for each packet exchange. Ping places a timestamp in each packet, which is echoed back and is used to compute how long each packet exchange took .