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show validation statistics



Display route validation statistics.



Display statistics for all routing instances.

instance instance-name

(Optional) Display information for the specified routing instance. The instance name can be primary for the main instance, or any valid configured instance name or its prefix.

logical-system logical-system-name

(Optional) Perform this operation on a particular logical system.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 describes the output fields for the show validation statistics command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show validation statistics Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Total RV records

Group name.

Total Replication RV records

Number of concurrent sessions for each group. The default is 2. The number is configured with the max-sessions statement.

Static records Number of static records.

Prefix entries

Resource public key infrastructure (RPKI) cache session IP address.

Origin-AS entries

State of the connection between the routing device and the cache server. Up means that the connection is up. Connect means that the connection is not up.

Memory utilization

Each cache server has a preference. Higher preferences are preferred. During a session start or restart, the routing device attempts to start a session with the cache server that has the numerically highest preference. The routing device connects to multiple cache servers in preference order.

The default preference is 100. The preference value is configured with the preference statement at the [edit routing-options validation group group-name session] hierarchy level.

Policy origin-validation requests

Number of queries for validation state of a given instance and prefix.


Number of valid prefixes reported by the validation query.


Number of invalid prefixes reported by the validation query.


Number of unknown prefixes reported by the validation query. This means that the prefix is not found in the database.

BGP import policy reevaluation notifications

A change, addition, or deletion of a route validation record triggers a BGP import reevaluation for all exact matching and more specific prefixes.


Number of IPv4 route validation records that have been added, deleted, or changed.


Number of IPv6 route validation records that have been added, deleted, or changed.

Sample Output

show validation statistics

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 12.2.