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How do I check the Cross cable between two servers is working properly

What Where Command/Steps Expected output
Check if the cross cable is connected to the expected interfaces. Both the servers Check the output of mii-tool link ok
Check if the cross cable is connected to the expected interfaces. Both the servers Disconnect the cross cable from both servers
Check the output of mii-tool
No link
Check if the network ips assigned to these interfaces are in the same network Both the servers ifconfig
  a. The ip address should be of same subnet
  b. The subnet mask should be same
  c. The IP for this interface should not belong to a subnet of the IPs assigned to the other interfaces.
Check if the cable is ok Both the servers Change the cable and check
ping the IPs from both the servers.
ping should return "Reply from <IP>...."
Check if the cable is ok Both the servers Connect the two servers via a switch using straight cables
ping the IPs from both the servers.
ping should return "Reply from <IP>...."