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ping

 

Syntax

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

Related Documentation

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