System Resource


Execute an ICMP echo request from the Uplogix Local Manager to a specific IP address. From the port context, this command attempts to ping the dedicated device IP address. If the dedicated device IP address is not configured, it will attempt to ping the management IP address.

Command availability

CLI resource: system, port

Device makes: 3Com, Alcatel, Cisco, Comtech EF Data, HP, iDirect, Juniper, ND Satcom, Netscreen, Nortel, Sun, Tasman, TippingPoint, native, server

Uplogix system: All

LMS offerings: All


ping <"ip address" | -m>
ping <ipv6 address>

From the system context, specify an IP address to ping.

From the port context, specify -m to ping the management IP address if there is a dedicated Ethernet configured.


Only specific IP addresses (no broadcast) are supported.

Default routes are used (Management Ethernet or PPP/VPN if active).

[admin@UplogixLM]# ping
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.265 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.228 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=1.25 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=0.216 ms
--- ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 received, 0% packet loss, time 2999ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.216/0.489/1.250/0.440 ms


2.1 - Command available from port menu.

Related commands

  • device ping