The vmkping command allows you to verify the VMkernel networking configuration.

Usage example:

vmkping [options] [host|IP address]
vmkping Options

Option

Description

-6

Use IPv6 - ICMPv6 Echo request.

-4

Use IPv4 (default).

-I

Outgoing interface - for IPv6 scope.

-D

VMkernel TCP stack debug mode.

-c count

Set packet count.

-I interval

Set interval.

-s size

Set send size.

-d

Set DF bit on IPv4 packets.

-v

Verbose.