Monitoring Detailed Configuration Information about Specified Sessions


Display detailed configuration information about specified sessions.


To display detailed configuration information about specified sessions:

To display L2TP session:

host1#show l2tp session 
L2TP session 1/1/1 is Up
1 L2TP session found

To display L2TP session details:

host1#show l2tp session detail 
L2TP session 1/1/1 is Up
  Administrative state is enabled
  SNMP traps are enabled
Session status
  Effective administrative state is enabled
  State is established
  Local session id is 25959, peer session id is 2
Statistics packets octets discards errors
  Data rx  7       237    1        0
  Data tx  6       160    0        0
Session operational configuration
  User name is 't1.s1@local'
  Tunneling PPP interface atm 0/0.1
  Call type is lacIncoming
  Call serial number is 0
  Bearer type is none
  Framing type is none
  Proxy LCP was provided
  Authentication method was chap   Tunnel switch profile is chicago


Table 23 lists the show l2tp session command output fields.

Table 23: show l2tp session Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description


Configured status of the session

Administrative state

Administrative status of the destination:

  • enabled—No restrictions on the operation of this session
  • disabled—Router terminated this session

SNMP traps

Whether or not the router sends traps to Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) for operational state changes

Session status

Session status of the destination

Effective administrative state

Most restrictive of the following administrative states: router, destination, tunnel, and session. This setting, rather than the administrative state of the session, determines whether the router can maintain this session or not.


Status of the session: idle, connecting, established, or disconnecting

Local and peer session id

Names the router uses to identify the session locally and remotely


Information about the traffic for this session

Session operational configuration

Information received from the peer when the session was created

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