Does anyone know if PathPing or NMAP can ping or scan from predefinded source IPs? I am checking connectivity from agents on remote hosts to a destination site from my host. Is there a switch or tool to force a network test via a predefined source route? I have a list of systems I need to pathping or nmap from. Doing this from my host command shell would save a huge amount of time. I am pretty sure the routers all have source routing disabled, but need help.

Thank you in advance.


  • You can pivot from ports on your different subnets. It's not a tool but a technique.
    – schroeder
    Jan 16 '15 at 22:19
  • Thank you Schroeder. I don't have access to the networking equipment, I'm just a host with a shell. I guess there is no way. It's in the DNA of TCPIP. We will see if anyone else cooments. Otherwise we close this as answered. italic Thanks again! Jan 20 '15 at 16:25
  • you don't need access to the networking equipment, just a host on the remote subnet
    – schroeder
    Jan 20 '15 at 20:34
  • I have the IPs of hosts on each subnet, but I need to avoid any use of them except standard IP stack services on those hosts. :) Thank you, Jan 20 '15 at 22:35

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