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Differences between "net ping -node node-x " and "net ping -vserver vserver-x -lif lif-x"?


I used these two commands to ping the same destination, the former can ping the destination IP, the later one can not.

I know that this probably because the former makes the ping via different lif than "vserver-x -lif lif-x". 


My question is, which lif the former one ping the destiantion from?


Thanks for your inputs!



If you ping from a node only without specifying an SVM (vserver), the node will use it's own management LIF to run the PING.  

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