😟Troubleshooting on the edge🧰

😟Troubleshooting on the edge🧰

How to Troubleshoot Private IP Connectivity with Ping, Traceroute, and MTR on the Edge

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To troubleshoot connectivity of private IP addresses. The main tools are ping, traceroute and mtr. However, on an edge you cannot thus run the commands to a destination IP as that will use the management plane. So the below is how you use the data plane for each command.

The IP address is the local connected IP. Below is the examples:

# ping
ping -I 192.168.88.254 192.168.79.1

# traceroute
traceroute -s 192.168.88.254 192.168.79.1

# mtr on an upstream WAN interface
mtr -T -I eth3 1.1.1.1

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