ping in red hat enterprise 5

Posted on 2011-10-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have CUCM configured on vmware and i am configuring NTP server  but i am not able to ping the server .do you know how to ping an ip address in red hat enterprise 5?
Question by:alaayehya
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    If you are using a NAT network connection you will not be able to ping the the virtual machine.

    If you want to ping the virtual machine, switch the network connected to Bridged.
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    Expert Comment

    ping <IP ADDR>
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    Accepted Solution

    As farzani says, for example:


    Where is

    In case ping is not in your path, try /usr/sbin/ping or /sbin/ping instead
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    Expert Comment

    ping (ICMP echo) is not required for proper operation of IP stack. If you can connect in any way it is OK and ignore the ping failure.

    long answer: find firewall rule which blocks ICMP echo.

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    partially solved

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