How do I ping an IPv6 address or host name from the ProxySG?

FAQ ID:    FAQ1492
Version:    2.0
Status:    Published
Published date:    08/08/2011
Updated:    01/30/2012


Use the commands below to ping IPv6 addresses or  host names.

Proxy-SG> ping6 {IPv6 address | hostname}

 add %x:x to specify the interface to ping from, for example %0:0

Proxy-SG> ping6 IPv6 address%x:x

Specifies the IPv6 address you want to ping.

Proxy-SG> ping6 hostname%x:x

Specifies the name of the host you want to ping.


Proxy-SG> ping6 fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0

PING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780 --> fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0
16 bytes from fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0, icmp_seq=0 hlim=64 time=0.799 ms
16 bytes from fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0, icmp_seq=1 hlim=64 time=0.761 ms
16 bytes from fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0, icmp_seq=2 hlim=64 time=1.630 ms
16 bytes from fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0, icmp_seq=3 hlim=64 time=1.703 ms
16 bytes from fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0, icmp_seq=4 hlim=64 time=3.745 ms
--- fe80::2d0:83ff:fe05:780%0:0 ping6 statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.761/1.728/3.745/1.084 ms

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