A.8.7. Network Services::Remote Ping
pinga specified IP address. It also monitors the packet loss and compares the round trip average against the Warning and Critical threshold levels. The required Packets to send value allows you to control how many ICMP ECHO packets are sent to the address. This probe collects the following metrics:
- Round-Trip Average - The time it takes in milliseconds for the ICMP ECHO packet to travel to and from the IP address.
- Packet Loss - The percent of data lost in transit.
rhnmd) must be running on the monitored system to execute this probe.
Table A.43. Network Services::Remote Ping settings
|Packets to send*||20|
|Critical Maximum Round-Trip Average|
|Warning Maximum Round-Trip Average|
|Critical Maximum Packet Loss|
|Warning Maximum Packet Loss|