ping6

Table 1. ping6

Pings a specified IPv6 host through interface eth0.

Syntax:

ping6 [-c num_echos] [-i interval] <dest>

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Parameters

[-c num_echos]: Specifies the number of echo requests to be sent. Default value is 5.

[-i interval]: Specifies the delay interval in seconds between each packet. Default value is 1 second.

<dest>: Specifies the destination host name or IP address

Examples:

To ping the IPv6 address fe80::21a:a5ff:fec1:1060:

ping6 fe80::21a:a5ff:fec1:1060

To ping the host remote.host.com:

ping6 remote.host.com