Monitor OSPF Information
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Use this page to view OSPF routing information, including a summary of OSPF neighbors, interfaces, and statistics.
Table 1 describes the fields on the OSPF Information page.
Table 1: Fields on the OSPF Information Page
Tab used to view the details of the selected OSPF.
Name of the interface running OSPF.
State of the interface:BDR, Down, DR, DRother, Loop, PtToPt, or Waiting.
Note: The Down state, indicating that the interface is not functioning, and PtToPt state, indicating that a point-to-point connection has been established, are the most common states.
Number of the area that the interface is in.
ID of the area's designated device.
ID of the area's backup designated device.
Number of neighbors on this interface.
|OSPF Statistics - Packets|
Displays the total number of packets sent.
Displays the total number of packets received.
|OSPF Statistics - Details|
Flood Queue Depth
Number of entries in the extended queue.
Number of retransmission entries enqueued.
Total Database Summaries
Total number of database description packets.
Address of the neighbor.
Interface through which the neighbor is reachable.
State of the neighbor: Attempt, Down, Exchange, ExStart, Full, Init, Loading, or 2way.
Generally, only the Down state, indicating a failed OSPF adjacency, and the Full state, indicating a functional adjacency, are maintained for more than a few seconds. The other states are transitional states that a neighbor is in only briefly while an OSPF adjacency is being established.
ID of the neighbor.
Priority of the neighbor to become the designated router.
The activity time.
Area that the neighbor is in.
Option bits received in the hello packets from the neighbor.
Address of the designated router.
Address of the backup designated router.
Length of time since the neighbor came up.
Length of time since the adjacency with the neighbor was established.