This command runs a ping request to a host by specifying its IPv4 address. Pings are often used to test IP-layer connectivity during troubleshooting.
Execute ping <IPADDRESS>
This example pings a host with the IP address
execute ping 192.0.2.10
The CLI displays the following:
PING 192.0.2.10 (192.0.2.10): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 192.0.2.10: icmp_seq=0 ttl=128 time=0.5 ms
64 bytes from 192.0.2.10: icmp_seq=1 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms
64 bytes from 192.0.2.10: icmp_seq=2 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms
64 bytes from 192.0.2.10: icmp_seq=3 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms
64 bytes from 192.0.2.10: icmp_seq=4 ttl=128 time=0.2 ms
--- 192.0.2.10 ping statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 0.2/0.2/0.5 ms
The results indicate that a route exists between the FortiWeb Manager and
192.0.2.10. It also indicates that during the sample period, there was no packet loss, and the average response time was 0.2 milliseconds.