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Tracing Operations of an Individual Router or Switch Interface


To trace the operations of individual router or switch interfaces, include the traceoptions statement at the [edit interfaces interface-name] hierarchy level:

You can specify the following interface tracing flags:

  • all—Trace all interface operations.

  • event—Trace all interface events.

  • ipc—Trace all interface interprocess communication (IPC) messages.

  • media—Trace all interface media changes.

The interfaces traceoptions statement does not support a trace file. The logging is done by the kernel, so the tracing information is placed in the system syslog files.