Pinging ensures that an IP address is reachable through the network.

From the Web user interface (WUI)

  1. Open the DiagTools tab.

  2. From the Select list, choose ping (source*, destination, ignored).

  3. Enter the following parameters:

    • source*: (optional) source IP to use

    • destination: the destination IP to reach

  4. Click Run.

From the command line interface (CLI)

  1. Get root rights by typing root.

  2. Run ping -n -c 5 [-s <source>] <destination>.

Output example: Successful

PING 10.0.33.101 (10.0.33.101) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 10.0.33.101: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.051 ms
64 bytes from 10.0.33.101: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.030 ms
64 bytes from 10.0.33.101: icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.024 ms
64 bytes from 10.0.33.101: icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=0.030 ms
64 bytes from 10.0.33.101: icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=0.036 ms
--- 10.0.33.101 ping statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 4008ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.024/0.034/0.051/0.009 ms

Output example: Unsuccessful

PING 10.0.33.101 (10.0.33.101) 56(84) bytes of data.
--- 10.0.33.101 ping statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 3999ms