Net-Tools brings ping, port test, DNS lookups, SSH, traceroute, and NTP to a UI that’s easy to use.
With this app, you can determine where connectivity issues might lie without opening a CLI utility or opening an issue at the GitHub project link.
- Cohesity cluster requirement
Tech Preview in 6.4
- Cohesity hardware models
All Hardware Models supported
Install from Helios.
Support & Contact
Currently a pre-release / preview version. Support is provided on a best effort basis by the author.
All issues, bugs, and feature requests can be submitted via the github project at https://github.com/anoopbhat/cohesity-net-tools
Ping – ping any IP address or hostname from the Cohesity cluster/node. Results are displayed after 3 pings are sent.
Port Test – Allows you to test if a certain port on a target endpoint is accessible from Cohesity. This is a good test to see if a firewall is in between Cohesity and the target endpoint.
DNS Lookup – A record only. Looks up the hostname and returns the IP of the hostname as resolved by the nameservers listed in the Cohesity cluster/node.
SSH – This test will accept an IP or Hostname with a port delimited by a colon (:) along with a username and password. Upon successful login, the test will return the output of the /bin/id command. If SSH Key-Based authentication testing is preferred, a key is provided that can be added to “authorized_keys” on the target endpoint. At no time does Coh-Net-Tools accept a private key. It also does not store the password or display it in the UI.
Traceroute – Find the route that Cohesity will take to get to a target host or another Cohesity. This is useful for seeing the path between two hosts or two sites.
NTP – Test NTP results from a given NTP host. An invalid host will cause a timeout.
The UI can appear to be “hung” if a certain host is inaccessible. This issue is being worked on and will be remediated in the next version.
Please send any feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.