ping in red hat enterprise 5

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?
alaayehyaAsked:
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVEConnect With a Mentor Topic Advisor Commented:
As farzani says, for example:

ping 64.99.80.30

Where 64.99.80.30 is pool.ntp.org

In case ping is not in your path, try /usr/sbin/ping or /sbin/ping instead
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
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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farzanjCommented:
ping <IP ADDR>
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gheistCommented:
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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alaayehyaAuthor Commented:
partially solved
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