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Why am I seeing timeouts pinging my site on Cloudflare?

Cloudflare limits ICMP requests via ping because it can cause too many requests for information.


In addition, since Cloudflare broadcasts our IPs via Anycast, a ping is not going to tell you which


Cloudflare datacenter you are hitting on our network. If you are having problems with your site, or


if you are simply testing performance, please do a traceroute instead.



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