Skip main navigation

ICMP in action

Bogdan Stashchuk demonstrates how to use Wireshark to check ICMP requests and responses.

In this video, you’ll view a demonstration on how to use Wireshark to check ICMP requests and responses.

You will learn more about:

  • how to test the ICMP request and response between a local address and a default gateway
  • why switch destination and source IP addresses in Wireshark for verification
  • how to recognise different responses and their meaning.

Reference the ‘See also’ section for a link to get started with Wireshark.

This article is from the free online

CCNA: Computer Networking Essentials

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Our purpose is to transform access to education.

We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.

Learn more about how FutureLearn is transforming access to education