Test the configuration of the NSX logical network using a ping test. A ping test checks if two hosts in a network can reach each other over the network.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01vc01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Settings

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Use the Ping Monitor to test connectivity.
    1. Under Logical Switches, double-click Transit Network.
    2. Click the Monitor tab.
    3. From the Source host drop-down menu select nyc01esx01.rainpole.local.
    4. From the Destination host drop-down menu select nyc01esx04.rainpole.local.
    5. Click Start Test.




      The host-to-host ping test results are displayed in the Results text box. Verify that there are no error messages.