This chapter covers the following topics:
• Testing Network Connectivity: This section covers the ping and traceroute commands, which you can use to test connectivity and reachability.
• Using Packet Tracer: This section covers a method to trace virtual packets through a Cisco ASA to verify which actions will be taken by a variety of security features.
• Using Packet Capture: This section explains how you can capture actual packets as they pass through ASA interfaces.
Sometimes, you might want to verify connectivity from an ASA to some other device or how an ASA and its security features will behave when certain packets arrive. You might also want to know what sort of traffic has passed through an ASA to reach ...