In the SMS Administrator console, right-click the client that
you want to start ping, point to All Tasks, and then click
In the Remote Tools window, click Ping.
The following test statistics appear
in the Remote Tools window:
The number of seconds used to test the response time of the
client's network adapter.
The number of packets (or "frames") received from the
The average number of packets received per second (Total
Packets divided by Test Time).
The number of errors that occurred during the ping test.
The thermometer at the left of the
display shows the relative stability of the connection to the
client, representing the Packets/Second value and by color
code (red = slow, yellow = fair, green = fast).