Checking connectivity on your Blue Coat ProxySG

Connect to your ProxySG using SSH (or possibly telnet) and enter the following at the command line. This sample shows a successful connection.

lab1#test http get

Type escape sequence to abort.
Executing HTTP get test

* HTTP request header sent:

* HTTP response header recv'd:
HTTP/1.1 302 Found
Cache-Control: private
Content-Type: text/html
Server: gws
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2007 19:39:37 GMT
Content-length: 221
Connection: close
Set-Cookie: PREF=ID=60aa3ddba94a8684:TM=1197229177:LM=1197229177:S=G7DwXPw8kdv99f-D; expires=Tue, 08-Dec-2009 19:39:37 GMT; path=/;

Measured throughput rate is 5.20 Kbytes/sec
HTTP get test passed

About Greg Ferro

Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count.

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