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Why Can I Remotely Access an ECS But Cannot Ping It?

To ping an ECS, enable Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) in the security group rules for the ECS.

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Under Computing, click Elastic Cloud Server.
  3. On the Elastic Cloud Server page, click the name of the target ECS.

    The page providing details about the ECS is displayed.

  4. Click the Security Groups tab, expand the information of the security group, and click the security group ID.
  5. On the Inbound tab of the Security Group page, click Add Rule.
  6. Add an inbound rule for the security group and enable ICMP.
    • Protocol/ApplicationICMP
    • SourceIP address 0.0.0.0/0