How to do a Pathping through Cisco ASA 5500

Posted on 2009-05-16
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
We had problems with our internet access and I was asked to do a ping, tracert, and parthping from my PC to the internet service provider to see what was droppoing packets.

I know how do to a ping or tracert on the ASA  appliance - but all attemtps to do a ping, tracert or pathping from my PC fialed as soon as it hit the ASA.

Could someone tell me what I need to do - I rtied creating a rule to let all icap traffic thorugh - but it still blocked the traffice.
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icmp permit any any Inside
class-map class-default
match any
policy-map global_policy
class class-default
set connection decrement-ttl
service-policy global_policy global
icmp unreachable rate-limit 10 burst-size 5
access-list outside_access_in permit icmp any any echo-reply
access-list outside_access_in permit icmp any any time-exceeded
access-list outside_access_in permit icmp any any destination-unreachable
access-list inside_access_in permit icmp any any echo
access-list inside_access_in permit icmp any any echo-reply
access-list inside_access_in permit icmp any any time-exceeded
access-list inside_access_in permit icmp any any destimatiom-unreachable
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you don't need to do all that for ICMP support... the problem is that you need to add an icmp inspection to your global policy so it understands that ICMP type 0 is a response to ICMP type 8.

assuming you have a global policy add icmp to it:

conf t
policy-map global_policy
 class inspection_default
  inspect icmp
wri mem

hope this helps,


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