SEB5100 Does Not Respond to a Broadcast Ping

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Issue

Although the SEB5100 is online it does not respond to a broadcast ping

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

Endura SEB5100 All Versions

Cause

The SEB5100 has been set to ignore broadcasts.

Resolution

  1. Either SSH into the SEB or attach a monitor and keyboard directly to it.
  2. Enter vi /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts
  3. Change the value from 1 to 0
  4. Save the file and exit
  5. There is no need to reboot any of the devices