Looking Glass


Use Looking Glass to view status and troubleshooting information from Juniper Networks routers, including router chassis, system-level, Adaptive Services PIC (ASP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) routing protocol status information.

Click Looking Glass > Query.


Superuser, read-write, read-only


Device list box—Lists the routers that are available for you to monitor. Click a router to monitor it.

Category list box—Lists the available types of monitoring and troubleshooting commands. Click a command category to select it. The available commands for that category appear in the Command list box.

Command list box—Lists the available monitoring and troubleshooting commands for the selected command category. Click a command to select it.

Submit button—Issues or executes the device command that you selected and displays the device command output.

Refresh Command After drop-down list box—Select how often you want Looking Glass to send a request for the device command information to the router. The available options include: Never, 5 seconds, 10 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes, and 10 minutes. The default refresh option is Never. If you select 1 minute, Looking Glass will send a request for the device command information from the router every minute.