Extended Ping (Xping)
draft-bonica-intarea-eping-04

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Last updated 2017-05-22 (latest revision 2017-03-03)
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-bonica-intarea-eping-04.txt

Abstract

This document describes a new diagnostic tool called Extended Ping (Xping). Network operators execute Xping to determine the status of a remote interface. In this respect, Xping is similar to Ping. Xping differs from Ping in that it does not require network reachability between itself and remote interface whose status is being queried. Xping relies on two new ICMP messages, called Extended Echo Request and Extended Echo Reply. Both ICMP messages are defined herein.

Authors

Ron Bonica (rbonica@juniper.net)
Reji Thomas (rejithomas@juniper.net)
J. Linkova (furry@google.com)
Chris Lenart (chris.lenart@verizon.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)