How To Check Communications (Ping)

Operation Confirmed Version:
 Brocade 5600vRouter Version4.2R1S1
This section describes a communication check function which uses ICMP through the Ping command.
Using the Ping function enables to check whether network link communications with the opposite machine are possible.

Presumed case for sample setting

  • With Brocade 5600vRouter , executing the Ping command for the “” server to check communications

Configuration diagram

Command to be entered with CLI

Logging into Brocade 5600vRouter and executing the Ping command.

ping <IPアドレス>


For <IP address>, enter a target IP address for checking whether communications up to the address are possible.

Operation check result

The result of execution of the following allows to confirm that the Ping command properly worked for server “” in the configuration diagram.
user-admin@vya4:~$ ping
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=1.76 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.721 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.889 ms
--- ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2000ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.721/1.124/1.762/0.456 ms