This command is used to ping from a vRouter to a host IP address on the network.

Syntax   vrouter-ping vrouter-name name-string host-ip ip-address 

vrouter-name name-string

Specify the name of the vRouter used to ping the host.

host-ip ip-address

Specify the IP address of the host on the network.

Specify between 0 and 3 of the following options:

count count-number

Specify the number of packets to transmit to the host.


Specify if you want to toggle fragments.

interval interval-number

Specify the interval between successive transmissions.

outgoing-interface outgoing-interface-string

Specify the outgoing interface to ping.

Defaults   None

Access   CLi


Version 2.3.1

Command introduced.

Version 2.6.2

The parameter, outgoing-interface, added.

Usage   Use this command to ping a host on the network from a vRouter.

Examples  To ping the host,, from vRouter, myvrouter, use the following syntax:

CLI network-admin@switch > vrouter-ping vrouter-name myvrouter host-ip