Ping

Ping connection test fields in the web interface.
The ping troubleshooting test is only supported on firewalls running PAN-OS 9.0 or later releases.
Field
Description
Select Test
Select the connectivity test to execute.
(
Panorama only
) Select device
Select device/VSYS
to specify which devices and virtual systems for which to test the policy functionality. Admin and device group & Template users are presented with the devices and virtual systems based on their access domain. Additionally, you can select the Panorama management server as a device.
(
Panorama only
) Selected Devices
Lists the devices and virtual systems selected for testing.
Bypass routing table, use specified interface
Enable this option to bypass the routing table and use a specified interface. Disable (clear) this option to test the configured routing table.
Count
Enter the number of requests to send. The default count is 5.
Don’t fragment echo request packets (IPv4)
Enable this option to not fragment the echo request packets for the test. Disable
Force to IPv6 destination
Enable to force test to the IPv6 destination.
Interval
Specify a delay, in seconds, between requests (range is 1 to 2,000,000,000).
Source
Enter the source address of the echo request.
Don’t attempt to print addresses symbolically
Enable this option to display IP addresses in test results and not resolve the IP address hostname. Disable (clear) to resolve IP address hostnames.
Pattern
Specify the hexadecimal fill pattern.
Size
Enter the size, in bytes, of the request packets (range is 0 to 65468).
ToS
Enter the IP type-of-service value (range is 1 to 255).
TTL
Enter the IP time-to-live value in hops—IPv6 hop-limit value (range is 1 to 255).
Display detailed output
Enable to display a detailed output of the test results.
Host
Enter the hostname or IP address of the remote host.
Results
Select to view the Result Details of the executed test.
(
Panorama only
) When executing the test for multiple managed devices, the Results display the following information for each device tested:
  • Device Group—Name of the device group to which the firewall that is processing traffic belongs.
  • Firewall—Name of the firewall that is processing traffic
  • Status—Indicates the status of the test:
    Success
    or
    Failure
    .
  • Result—Displays the test result. If the test could not be performed, one of the following is displayed:
    • N/A
      —Test was not applicable to the device.
    • Device not connected
      —Device connection was dropped.

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