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[ScreenOS] How Do I Enable Ping on the Public Interface?



Article ID: KB4400 KB Last Updated: 21 Apr 2020Version: 6.0

This article answers the question: "How do I enable ping on a public interface?



To enable ping on the public interface via the WebUI, perform the following procedure:

  1. Open the WebUI. For more information on accessing the WebUI, go to Accessing Your NetScreen Using the WebUI.

  2. From the NetScreen options menu, click Network, and then click Interfaces.

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  1. In the interface list, from Untrust Zone, click Edit.

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  1. From Other Services, click to select Ping.

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  1. Click OK.

To enable ping on the public interface via the Command Line Interface (ssh/telnet/console), perform the following steps:

  1. Log on to the firewall via telnet/ssh/Console.

  2. Type the following command:

set interface <interface-name> manage ping


Modification History:

2020-04-21: Article reviewed for accuracy; article found to be accurate and valid


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