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destination port unreachable when pinging from instance

asked 2018-03-13 01:16:20 -0500

gaurav_garg gravatar image

Hi all!! I have a running setup of OPNFV XCI single-machine, where is used as controller, used as OPNFV, and is used as compute. When I login into instance , I am unable to ping Though I can ping nodes. The error message -


ubuntu@a:~$ ping PING ( 56(84) bytes of data. From icmp_seq=1 Destination Port Unreachable From icmp_seq=2 Destination Port Unreachable From icmp_seq=3 Destination Port Unreachable ^C --- ping statistics --- 4 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 errors, 100% packet loss, time 3004ms


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Hi Gaurav,

Has this been resolved?

Vivek Verma gravatar imageVivek Verma ( 2018-04-05 01:57:02 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-03-15 15:44:58 -0500

rlpple gravatar image

Do you have a floating IP or External network assigned to it? Did you setup your security rules to allow outbound ping?

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answered 2018-04-01 11:50:25 -0500

yas gravatar image

Hello @gaurav_garg.

  1. Make sure that your instances have floating ip addresses.
  2. Make sure that your security rules allow pinging (egress and ingress rules)
  3. Make sure that you configured the instances to use the correct gateway. The gateway should be accessible by the instances and should exist because when you don't specify the gateway ip to be used by the instances OpenStack neutron will pick the first ip address from the provided network and uses it as a Gateway IP (not always the case)
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answered 2018-04-02 10:56:47 -0500

Can you check below steps :

  1. Are you able to ping from your VM?
  2. Have you added private network subnet to the router?
  3. Check on the router namespace if you can see your private network subnet IP ( is added on router port?
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answered 2018-04-03 04:46:36 -0500

Shahid gravatar image

Hi @gaurav_garg ,

  1. As we have two IP address range so, Launch the Instance in private IP and than associate a floating IP (public IP) on to the Instance.

  2. Allow ICMP rules in the security group (both ingress and egress)along with other rules that you would require.

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Asked: 2018-03-13 01:16:20 -0500

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