Ping testing with Simcom SIM7000 Modules



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Steps to test Ping with SIM7000 Modules

  • Verify that the device is registered with the network provider
  • Set up the APN using the AT+CSTT command
  • Set up the APN using the AT+CSTT command
  • Get the local IP address with AT+CIFSR command
  • Ping the server using the AT+CIPPING command

AT Command Tester Tool provides an interface to test the PING feature the Simcom modules. Enter the APN information. Also setup the ping server adddress.

PING feature can also be tested with script mode in the AT Command Tester tool.

Try the script in AT Command Tester tool.

//Script: simcom_tcp_7000x_800x_53xx.at
//Script: simcom_ping_7000x.at
//Use this script to test PING  AT commands with Simcom modules.
//This script can be used on SIM7000X Simcom modules-

//Set the APN for the wireless connection. Please check the APN for your network
AT+CSTT="soracom.io"

WAIT=1

//Bring up Connection...
AT+CIICR

WAIT=3

//Get the local IP address
AT+CIFSR

WAIT=2

//Get the GNSS location information
AT+CIPPING="www.google.com"


Output of the script in the AT Command Tester tool.

AT+CSTT="soracom.io"

OK
APN setup for TCP connection successful..

AT+CIICR

OK
Connection bring up successful..

AT+CIFSR

10.153.58.89
AT+CIPPING="www.google.com"

+CIPPING: 1,"216.58.208.36",314,50
+CIPPING: 2,"216.58.208.36",318,50
+CIPPING: 3,"216.58.208.36",318,50
+CIPPING: 4,"216.58.208.36",320,50


OK

 
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