[smokeping-users] Failed ping

Eric Brander mailinglists at rednarb.com
Mon Nov 28 18:56:51 CET 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Eric Brander <mailinglists at rednarb.com> wrote:
> tcpdump on the destination shows the echo request inbound but no echo reply.
> If I fping myself from the same host to the same destination then I
> see the echo request and the echo reply.
> The only thing I can see different in the dump is that the sequence
> number is different. The device I'm pinging is a check point firewall.
> Maybe it doesn't like that the sequence number is out of sequence or
> something. When I fping with 10 packets the sequence numbers are 0
> through 9. When Smokeping does it's thing the sequence numbers are
> incremented for each device pinged. I'll see if I can enable some
> logging on the FW for this ping traffic.

It was the Check Point cluster - it doesn't allow simultaneous pings
for some reason. sk26874 allowed the pings to go through.


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