fcping - Fibre Channel Ping (ELS ECHO) tool
fcping [-fqx] [ -i interval ] [ -c count ] [ -s size ] -h source target
source = interface | MAC | WWPN | FC-ID
target = -P WWPN | -N WWPN | -F FC-ID
The fcping command performs the Fibre Channel FC-LS-2 ECHO ELS command and displays the reply. The max payload for fcping is 2108 bytes. When no -c is given, fcping will continue until user interrupts.
Quiet! just print summary
Hex dump of responses
Wait interval seconds between each ping
Stop after sending count pings
Source is interface like ethX, MAC address, WWPN, or FC-ID
Byte-length of ping request payload (max 2108)
Destination port ID
Destination world-wide port name
Destination world-wide node name
Sends ELS ECHO to Port FC-ID 0xbf0027 from interface n0.170 with max 3 pings.
fcping -c 3 -h n0.170 -F 0xbf0027
sending echo to 0xBF0027 echo 1 accepted 16.170 ms echo 2 accepted 7.053 ms echo 3 accepted 6.803 ms 3 frames sent, 3 received 0 errors, 0.000% loss, avg. rt time 10.009 ms
Sends ELS ECHO to WWNN 0x1000001B213C9DDA from interface n0.170 with max 3 pings and payload size 1500 bytes
fcping -c 3 -h n0.170 -s 1500 -N 0x1000001B213C9DDA
sending echo to 0xBF0027 echo 1 accepted 6.597 ms echo 2 accepted 6.925 ms echo 3 accepted 12.419 ms 3 frames sent, 3 received 0 errors, 0.000% loss, avg. rt time 8.647 ms
Sends ELS ECHO to WWNN 0x1000001B213C9DDA from interface n0.170 continuously with payload of 32 bytes and hex-dump the reply to the screen
fcping -x -h n0.170 -s 32 -N 0x1000001B213C9DDA
sending echo to 0xBF0027 echo 1 accepted 6.937 ms response length 32 0 02000000 00000001 00010203 04050607 10 08090a0b 0c0d0e0f 10111213 14151617
echo 2 accepted 6.923 ms response length 32 0 02000000 00000002 00010203 04050607 10 08090a0b 0c0d0e0f 10111213 14151617
echo 3 accepted 84.929 ms response length 32 0 02000000 00000003 00010203 04050607 10 08090a0b 0c0d0e0f 10111213 14151617
fcping is part of the fcoe-utils package, maintained through the Open-FCoE project. Resources for both developers and users can be found at the Open-FCoE website http://open-fcoe.org/.
This document was created by man2html, using the manual pages.
Time: 18:47:31 GMT, January 24, 2013