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show sflow



Display sFlow configuration information.



Display all sFlow configuration information.


(Optional) Display a list of configured sFlow collectors and their properties. See show sflow collector.


(Optional) Display the interfaces on which sFlow technology is enabled and the sampling parameters. See show sflow interface.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show sflow command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show sflow Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description


Status of the feature: Enabled or Disabled.

Adaptive fallback

Reverts back to the previously configured adaptive sample rate. Adaptive fallback is triggered when the number of samples per second for each FPC is less than the sample-limit threshold value. This option is disabled by default.

Sample limit

Number of packets sampled per second. This sample limit cannot be configured and is set to 300 packets per second.

Sample limit threshold

Threshold value that you explicitly configure for adaptive sampling fallback.

Polling interval

Interval at which the sFlow agent polls the interface.

Sample rate egress

Rate at which egress packets are sampled.

Sample rate ingress

Rate at which ingress packets are sampled.

Agent ID

IP address assigned to the sFlow agent.

Source IP address

Source IP address for the sFlow packets.

Agent ID IPv6

IPv6 address assigned to the sFlow agent.

Source IPv6 address

Source IPv6 address for the sFlow packets.

Sample size

Sample size of the raw packet header in bytes. The sample size ranges from 128 bytes to 512 bytes.

Sample Output

show sflow

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.3.