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Setting up a Device.ConnectivityTest.Ping activity

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Activity tab:

Create a new Activity and select Device.ConnectivityTest.Ping as the Activity Type:

Leave the other options on this tab at their defaults.


Time tab:

Select, for instance, "Every 15 minutes" as the Recurring option in the Times box to run the activity every 15 minutes.

Leave all other options on this tab at their defaults.


Devices tab:

Select the Devices you want to Ping test from your CatTools Host.


E-mail tab:

Set preferences for reporting on this Activity.


Options tab:


Response timeout (seconds): is the time in seconds that the activity waits until it assumes that the Ping request has failed. The default is 2 seconds.


Ping packet send count: is the number of Ping requests the activity sends to each Device each time the Activity runs. The default is 5 packets.


Only record ping failures: keeps a record only of failures of the activity. This keeps the Report file to a minimum size, conserving hard-drive space.


Log Error if 100% not reported: raises an error if all pings are not 100% successful.

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