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monitor start (JDM)


monitor start file-name


Start displaying the system log or trace file and additional entries being added to those files.

Additional Information

Log files are generated by the routing protocol process or by system logging.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 describes the output fields for the monitor start command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: monitor start Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

***filename ***

Name of the file from which entries are being displayed.

Date and time

Timestamp for the log entry.

Sample Output

monitor start

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 17.4R1.