Documentation forEngineer's Toolset

Proxy ping

With Proxy Ping, you can initiate a PING test from any remote Cisco router. The ICMP PING results are calculated based on packets sent from the Cisco router directly to the other remote device.

Initiate a Proxy Ping

  1. Enter the following information:
    • Host name or IP address (IPV4/IPV6) of the proxy Cisco router
    • User name and password for the proxy Cisco router
    • SSH1 or SSH2.
    • Host name or IP address (IPV4/IPV6) of the target device to be pinged
    • Ping timeout
  2. To start the test, click Execute.
  3. To restart the test after reviewing the results, click Execute again.