How to Ping from Synology

Synology hosts a Linux system on its platform. To perform a ping operation from Synology, a terminal connection must be established. To do this, permission for terminal connection needs to be enabled within Synology. You can enable the SSH service through the Control Panel in the Terminal and SNMP section.

Afterward, connect to the device using PuTTY. Execute the ping operation. You may encounter the following error:

admin@Syno01:~$ ping
ping: socket: Operation not permitted

To be able to ping, enter the command as follows, and when prompted for a password, enter the admin password:

admin@Syno01:~$ sudo ping
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