Running packet-tracer on a Cisco FirePower firewall

Login into FXOS and connect to module 1 console:

[email protected]:~ $ firepower.example.com
Password:
 
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          Type ? for list of commands
fw-0-A#> connect module 1 console

Connect to the FTD:

Firepower-module1>connect ftd
Connecting to ftd() console... enter exit to return to bootCLI
>

Connect to the diagnostic-cli:

> system support diagnostic-cli
Attaching to Diagnostic CLI ... Press 'Ctrl+a then d' to detach.
Type help or '?' for a list of available commands.
 
firepower> 

Enter enable mode:

firepower> en
firepower> enable
Password:
firepower#

Run the packet-tracer command:

packet-tracer input INSIDE tcp 192.168.0.1 65000 0050.5687.f3bd 192.168.1.1 22

Final output:

...lots of details...

Result:
input-interface: INPUT
input-status: up
input-line-status: up
output-interface: OUTPUT
output-status: up
output-line-status: up
Action: allow

The FMC has a packet-tracer GUI. However, if the interface names are too long there is no way to select the right one without a lot of guessing:

fmc interface


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