Package fping

Scriptable, parallelized ping-like utility

http://www.fping.org/

fping is a ping-like program which can determine the accessibility of
multiple hosts using ICMP echo requests. fping is designed for parallelized
monitoring of large numbers of systems, and is developed with ease of
use in scripting in mind.

System Administration
Command Description
fping send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts