Continuous Ping Monitor Batch File With Colour Changes

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A script to continuously monitor an IP address and give clear indications when up or down with timestamp, handy for trouble shooting a network/server issues.

Copy and paste in Notepad and save as a batch file:

@echo off
color %OUT%
mode 44,20
echo mode 44,20
echo off & cls
Title = Ping monitor
set /p IP=Enter your IP Address :

set mytime=%time:~0,2%_%time:~3,2%_%time:~6,2%
set mydate=%date%
PING  -n 1 %IP% | FIND "TTL=" >nul
IF ERRORLEVEL 1 (SET OUT=4F  & echo %mydate% : %time:~0,2%:%time:~3,2%:%time:~6,2%% : Down & Title Down %IP%) ELSE (SET OUT=2F & echo %mydate% : %time:~0,2%:%time:~3,2%:%time:~6,2%% : Up & Title Up %IP%)
color %OUT%
ping -n 2 -l 10 >nul
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