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