CLI commands for troubleshooting network issues
From Peter Pap's Technowiki
So CLI commands for networking on VMware can be a little bit different. In most cases, commands likde ping and tcpdump are there, but are called something slightly different. They usually work the same as their unix counterparts.
List all VM Kernel interfaces
Ping using a specific VM Kernel Interface
vmkping -i vmkX XX.XX.XX.XX
TCP Dump with a specific VM Kernel Interface
tcpdump-uw -i vmkX