Could not open outbound connection?

Last modified on 9 Mar, 2021. Revision 4
"Could not open outbound connection?" message when using the Ping CLI command
Up to date for
cOS Core 12.00.xx
Supported since
cOS Core 8.x
Status OK
Peter Nilsson


When i perform a ping from the CLI console i get the following message : “Could not open outbound connection?” What is the reason for this?


There are many of reasons for this, below is a list of both common and uncommon reasons.

The first two, “Failed to find a route to dest/src IP” is the most common causes of this message.

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