Re: [EFM] OAM loop back / echo server function
On Fri, 31 Aug 2001 14:11:54 -0700 "Geoff Thompson" wrote:
> As I have said before, I do believe that we will need a demarcation device
> that has the capability to host OA&M functions.
> We have talked about "loop back" from this point in the network.
> Let us forevermore make that "PING"
Apologies if this is a stupid question, but does PING in this
context mean the utility that sends an IP ICMP ECHO REQUEST packet and
listens for an ECHO REPLY packet? If so, am I correct in thinking this
means the demarcation device would require an IP address?