In theory, you could've used the shell:// url scheme for that, but most browsers have blocked that due to security concerns. I would probably run an apache server with php scripts to perform similar functions, for example PHP Ping.
Thanks...that was actually a little more complex then I needed. I ended up just making copies of the Command Prompt shortcut using the /k option to include the proper "ping" string. Then I just linked to those.
This was all internal so no access was need to them from outside the network.
I do appreciate the help though, and I will probably look into it when I want to make it a little less "quick & dirty".
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I don't know if this plug in will work on the Windows version of Safari, but Inquisitor (inquisitorx.com) is one of the best plug-ins ever both in terms of look and functionality, and is the only thing that makes me ever use Safari over FF on my G4.