tcp ping from a firewall command line?

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tcp ping from a firewall command line?

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From the command line of a next generation firewall i can use 'ping host blah'.  Does the CLI have a command to ping a destination via TCP?  Or some other tool to do the same?


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Thank you for the post @JimMcGrady


I am not aware of any equivalent of TCP ping in PAN-OS and I do not believe such feature exists. When I have to do some basic verification of reachability from Firewall against certain TCP port, I am using SSH. For Example below sample:



When I get a response that it was closed by remote host, I know there was a response. I know it is limited and completely corresponding with your requirement, but this might be one of the workaround.


Kind Regards


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Cyber Elite
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You can use this command from cli. ping host  this uses mgmt interface for ping

or. ping source host   this will use source address to ping




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