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Input parameters

The following table lists the input parameters of the twping RPC call.

Parameter Description
host IP address or domain name of a test reflector.
count Number of test packets to send. The number ranges from 1 through 1000. The default is 100.
control-port Port to be used for the server control connection. The port number ranges from 1 through 65535. The default is 862.
interval Mean average time in seconds between each test packet sent. The mean ranges from 0.0 through 9223372.036855.
padding Number of bytes of padding that is added to each test packet. The number ranges from 0 through 65000. If not specified, the vRouter uses an implicit default value.
session-count Number of test sessions to create and use. The number ranges from 1 through 65535. The default is 1.
test-dscp-value RFC 2474-style DSCP value for the TOS byte in test packets. The value ranges from 0 through 63. The default is 0.
port-range Range of allowed port numbers.
start: Lowest port number that can be used during the test. The port number ranges from 1 through 65535. The default is 8760. The starting port number must be less than or equal to the ending port number.
end: Highest port number that can be used during the test. The port number ranges from 1 through 65535. The default is 8960.
authentication The authentication mode and user credentials.
mode: Authentication mode. The mode can be one of the following modes:
  • authenticate
  • encrypt
  • mixed

The default mode is authenticate.

user: Username. The username is mandatory.
passphrase: Passphrase for the user. The length of the passphrase ranges from 1 through 1024 characters and there are no explicit restrictions on characters. The passphrase is mandatory.