SYSTEM PING

Level

maintenance

History

Appears in 9.0.1
type appears in 1.0.0

Format

section

Usage

host=<host> [source=<ip>] [type=(ipv4|ipv6|any)]
<host> : destination host
<source> : the source ip address to be used
<type> : explicitly force IPv4 or IPv6 name resolving (default value is any)

Description

Calls the system's ping command

Implementation notes

Ping system command forced parameters:
-n : addresses printed numerically
-W 5000 : wait for a reply during max 5 seconds (IPv4 only)

Returns

Error code

Example

SYSTEM PING host=update1-sns.stormshieldcs.eu
SYSTEM PING host=update1-sns.stormshieldcs.eu source=192.168.0.254
SYSTEM PING host=dns1.google.com type=ipv6 source=fd01::1