Monitoring System Properties

To monitor system properties in the J-Web interface, select Monitor > System View > System Information.

Note: After you make changes to the configuration in this window, you must commit the changes immediately for them to take effect. To commit all changes to the active configuration, select Commit Options > Commit. See Using the Commit Options to Commit Configuration Changes (J-Web Procedure) for details about all commit options.

To monitor system properties in the CLI, enter the following commands:

Table 40 summarizes key output fields in the system properties display.

Table 40: Summary of Key System Properties Output Fields



Additional Information

General Information

Serial number

Serial number for the switch.


Junos OS Version

Version of Junos OS active on the switch, including whether the software is for domestic or export use.

Export software is for use outside of the U.S. and Canada.


The name of switch.


IP Address

The IP address of the switch.


Loopback Address

The loopback address.


Domain Name Server

The address of the domain name server.


Time Zone

The time zone on the switch.


Current Time

Current system time, in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).


System Booted Time

Date and time when the switch was last booted and how long it has been running.


Protocol Started Time

Date and time when the switching protocols were last started and how long they have been running.


Last Configured Time

Date and time when a configuration was last committed. This field also shows the name of the user who issued the last commit command, through either the J-Web interface or the CLI.


Load Average

The CPU load average for 1, 5, and 15 minutes.

Storage Media


Memory usage of the corresponding media.

Logged-in Users Details


Username of any user logged in to the switching platform.



Terminal through which the user is logged in.



System from which the user has logged in. A hyphen indicates that the user is logged in through the console.


Login Time

Time when the user logged in.

This is the LOGIN@ field in show system users command output.

Idle Time

How long the user has been idle.