Testing Network Connectivity

Test the network connectivity on Google Transfer Appliance by using either the Transfer Appliance web interface or the Transfer Appliance console.

Test network connectivity by using the Transfer Appliance web interface

  1. On a workstation, connect to the Transfer Appliance web interface.
  2. Choose the settings icon in the upper right hand corner of the page and then choose Test Connectivity.
  3. For Workstation IP Address, type the IP address of the computer to ping.
  4. Choose OK.

Test network connectivity by using the Transfer Appliance console

  1. Use the monitor attached to the Transfer Appliance to access the Transfer Appliance console.
  2. Log in with the capture user account and password provided to you by Google.
  3. Choose Test Network Connectivity from the Transfer Appliance main menu, and press Enter.
  4. Type the IP address of the computer to ping, and press Enter.
  5. Choose Test, and press Enter.

The system sends four ping requests to the specified computer, then returns information about how many were successful.

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