How to check whether the cable on an Ethernet interface is working properly


Run the virtual-cable-test command to test the cable on an Ethernet interface.

# Test the cable connected to Ethernet electrical interface GigabitEthernet 0/0/1.

[HUAWEI] interface GigabitEthernet 0/0/1
[HUAWEI-GigabitEthernet0/0/1] virtual-cable-test
Warning: The command will stop service for a while, Continue [Y/N]?y
Pair A length: 189meter(s)
Pair B length: 189meter(s)
Pair C length: 189meter(s)
Pair D length: 189meter(s)
Pair A state: Ok
Pair B state: Ok
Pair C state: Ok
Pair D state: Ok
Status of a circuit pair of the cable.
OK: indicates that the circuit pair is terminated normally.
Open: indicates that the circuit pair is not terminated.
Short: indicates that the circuit pair is short circuited.
Crosstalk: indicates that the circuit pairs interfere with each other.
Unknown: indicates that the circuit pair has an unknown fault.

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