Ping in IOS

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What is the IOS PING command for a DOS style below?


Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=253

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=253

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=253

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=253

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m.sir Wed, 01/14/2009 - 00:26

Its no suprise its command


Offers some more option (like change source, specify packet lenght, packet numbers etc..)

try ? to see options


Pravin Phadte Wed, 01/14/2009 - 04:39


You will not get the ping as specifed in the windows dos commnad.

You need to use "?"

Ping ?

will provide you with option.

simple example is in win we have ping -t

on cisco it would be

ping rep 100 or 100000

Hope this helps

Well, Found the answer. Below is the example.


Protocol [ip]:

Target IP address:

Repeat count [5]: 100

Datagram size [100]:

Timeout in seconds [2]:

Extended commands [n]: y

Source address or interface: Serial0/0

Type of service [0]: 2

Set DF bit in IP header? [no]:

Validate reply data? [no]:

Data pattern [0xABCD]:

Loose, Strict, Record, Timestamp, Verbose[none]: Verbose

Loose, Strict, Record, Timestamp, Verbose[V]:

Sweep range of sizes [n]:

Type escape sequence to abort.

Sending 100, 100-byte ICMP Echos to, timeout is 2 seconds:

Packet sent with a source address of

Reply to request 0 (12 ms)

Reply to request 1 (8 ms)

Reply to request 2 (12 ms)

Reply to request 3 (8 ms)

Reply to request 4 (12 ms)

Reply to request 5 (8 ms)

Reply to request 6 (8 ms)

Reply to request 7 (12 ms)

Reply to request 8 (8 ms)

Reply to request 9 (8 ms)

Reply to request 10 (8 ms)

Reply to request 11 (8 ms)

Reply to request 12 (12 ms)

ahmedchohan Wed, 01/14/2009 - 23:01

Didn't get you, how is this output different to the normal ping in IOS ?


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