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Test connectivity

To test connectivity to other devices, using the PING utility is the usual method. For this, you need the console on the FortiGate-VM.

tooltip icon In FortiOS, the command for the PING utility is execute ping followed by the IP address you wish to connect to.

Before you configure the FortiGate-VM for use in production, ensure that connections between it and all required resources can be established.

  • If the FortiGate-VM will provide firewall protection between your network and the internet, verify that it can connect to your internet access point and to resources on the internet.
  • If the FortiGate-VM is part of a Fortinet Security Fabric, verify that it can connect to all devices in the fabric.
  • Verify that each node on your network can connect to the FortiGate-VM.

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Test connectivity

To test connectivity to other devices, using the PING utility is the usual method. For this, you need the console on the FortiGate-VM.

tooltip icon In FortiOS, the command for the PING utility is execute ping followed by the IP address you wish to connect to.

Before you configure the FortiGate-VM for use in production, ensure that connections between it and all required resources can be established.

  • If the FortiGate-VM will provide firewall protection between your network and the internet, verify that it can connect to your internet access point and to resources on the internet.
  • If the FortiGate-VM is part of a Fortinet Security Fabric, verify that it can connect to all devices in the fabric.
  • Verify that each node on your network can connect to the FortiGate-VM.