We have some sites in different locations which are connected to each other using Extranet links and we need to be able to measure latency between these using ping only- How can we do this?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction: 
This is a tech doc detailing how you can use an SPM ICMP test to measure latency between sites. 
Question: 

We have some sites in different locations which are connected to each other using Extranet links and we need to be able to measure latency between these using ping only- How can we do this?

Environment:

Any

Answer:

SPM ICMP (Ping) tests measure round-trip time from a source to a destination address.

ICMP test results include the following metrics:

1.     Latency

2.     Packet Loss

Therefore SPM ICMP tests can be used to measure latency between sites in differing locations using ping.

Additional Information:

 

The test is from the device that is the designated Test Host to the Destination Ip Address and the SpectroSERVER only reads the results of the test

 

For more information on configuring SPM ICMP (ping) tests please refer to the Service Manager Performance guide.