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    ping

    Syntax

    ping { hostname | ip_address } [ count number | size size ]

    Description

    This command issues an ICMP ping command on the management network.

    Options

    Parameter

    Description

    Range

    Default Value

    hostname

    The name of the host to ping

    A valid resolvable hostname

    None

    ip_address

    The IP address of the host to ping

    Standard dotted decimal notation (for example, 192.168.0.100)

    None

    count number

    The number of pings to send out

    1 to 2,147,483,647

    5

    size number

    This is the size of the ICMP packet data.

    An ICMP packet consists of an 8-byte ICMP header followed by the ICMP packet data, all encapsulated within an IP datagram. This parameter specifies the size of the ICMP packet data.

    0 to 65,507

    A value of 0 results in an IP packet size of 64 bytes.

    A value of 65,507 results in an IP packet size of 65,535 bytes.

    56

    Required Privilege Level

     

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    Sample Output

    The following command pings the specified host with an ICMP packet data size of 1472.

    bti7800# ping 10.10.1.100 size 1472
    PING 10.10.1.100 (10.10.1.100) 1472(1500) bytes of data. 
    1480 bytes from 10.10.1.100: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.214 ms 
    1480 bytes from 10.10.1.100: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.188 ms 
    1480 bytes from 10.10.1.100: icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.238 ms 
    1480 bytes from 10.10.1.100: icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=0.232 ms 
    1480 bytes from 10.10.1.100: icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=0.243 ms  
    
    --- 10.10.1.100 ping statistics --- 
    5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 4001ms rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.188/0.223/0.243/0.020 ms 
    
    bti7800#  

    Modified: 2017-10-24