By default the ping on windows will stop after 4 echo packets. For a guy coming from linux background, this will feel to be a strange thing. To me, I felt irritated. There is a simple flag to ping for a long time without terminating which can be used to ping for infinity(theoretically).
I wanted to start the remote desktop session directly, without the need to put in the IP when it prompts. Here is the command to do so mstsc.exe /f /v:192.168.1.2 where 192.168.1.2 is the IP of the remote machine. Each option in detail mstsc.exe /v:ServerName[:Port]} [/console] [/f] [/w:Width/h:Height] mstsc.exe is the exe for rdp in… Continue reading how to start rdp aka remote desktop in windows, from command line – cmd
Are you confused with private and public ip addresses? Here is a beautiful explanation for that.