ATM OAM Ping

The ATM OAM Ping feature sends an ATM Operation, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) packet to confirm the connectivity of a specific permanent virtual circuit (PVC). The status of the PVC is displayed when a response to the OAM packet is received. The ATM OAM Ping feature allows the network administrator to verify PVC integrity and facilitates ATM network troubleshooting. [Source: Cisco Systems]

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