Extended Ping

In this article we will discuss Extended Ping, will make brief discussion on Extended Ping, In last article we discuss about Network Baseline.

The Cisco IOS offers an “extended” mode of the ping command. This mode is entered by typing ping in privileged EXEC mode, without a destination IP address.

A series of prompts are then presented. Pressing Enter accepts the indicated default values. The example illustrates how to force the source address for a ping to be (see R2 in the figure); the source address for a standard ping would be By doing this, the network administrator can verify from R2 that R1 has a route to

The ping ipv6 command is used for IPv6 extended pings.

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