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CLI Reference

ping

Send an ICMP echo request (ping) to test the network connection between the FortiGate unit and another network device.

Syntax

execute ping  PING command.
        {ip}   IP address.

You can enter an IP address, or a domain name. The FortiGate must be able to resolve the domain name.

Example

This example shows how to ping a host with the IP address 172.20.120.16.

#execute ping 172.20.120.16

 

PING 172.20.120.16 (172.20.120.16): 56 data bytes

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=0 ttl=128 time=0.5 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=1 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=2 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=3 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=4 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

--- 172.20.120.16 ping statistics ---

5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0% packet loss

round-trip min/avg/max = 0.2/0.2/0.5 ms

ping

Send an ICMP echo request (ping) to test the network connection between the FortiGate unit and another network device.

Syntax

execute ping  PING command.
        {ip}   IP address.

You can enter an IP address, or a domain name. The FortiGate must be able to resolve the domain name.

Example

This example shows how to ping a host with the IP address 172.20.120.16.

#execute ping 172.20.120.16

 

PING 172.20.120.16 (172.20.120.16): 56 data bytes

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=0 ttl=128 time=0.5 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=1 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=2 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=3 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

64 bytes from 172.20.120.16: icmp_seq=4 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms

--- 172.20.120.16 ping statistics ---

5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0% packet loss

round-trip min/avg/max = 0.2/0.2/0.5 ms