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    tracing { destination-override syslog host ip-address;}

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit system]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for the QFX Series.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.


    Configure the switch to enable remote tracing to a specified host IP address.

    Note: The tracing statement is not supported on the QFX3000 QFabric system.

    The following processes are supported:

    • chassisd—Chassis-control process
    • eventd—Event-processing process
    • cosd—Class-of-service process

    If you enabled remote tracing but wish to disable it for specific processes on the switch, use the no-remote-trace statement at the [edit system process-name traceoptions] hierarchy level.


    Remote tracing is disabled by default.


    destination-override syslog host ip-address—Overrides the global configuration for system tracing and has no effect if the tracing statement is not configured.

    Required Privilege Level

    system—To view this statement in the configuration.

    system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

    Modified: 2016-06-17