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ping fabric unicast-flow



Send a unicast fabric ping command to the destination fabric maintenance endpoints (FMEPs) specified.


count count

(Optional) Number of fabric ping PDUs to send.

The maximum PDU count is 5. The default PDU count is 1.

dest-fmep-id destination-fmep-id

ID of the destination FMEP of the fabric ping operation.

flow-spec-name flow-specification-name

Name of the flow specification that defines the protocol parameters (unicast or multicast) for the fabric ping operation.

fma-name fma-name

Name of the FMA.

forced-fte-interface fte-interface

(Optional) Forces the fabric ping operation to use the specified FTE interface to inject the PDU into the fabric instead of using the internal forwarding path lookup table to determine the FTE interface.

source-fmep-id source-fmep-id

ID of the FMEP that is the source of the fabric ping operation.


(Optional) Detailed version of the output display.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the ping fabric-unicast-flow command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: ping fabric unicast-flow Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Fabric flow ping between source source-fmep-name destination destination-fmep-name

Path of the unicast-flow ping between the source and detination FMEPs.

Using fabric flow-specification

Name of the flow specification.

Ethernet frame-size

Ethernet frame size in bytes.


MAC address of the source FMEP interface.


MAC address of the destination FMEP interface.


EtherType protocol.

received response from fmep-id

ID of the FMEP sending the response.

Sample Output

ping fabric unicast-flow

ping fabric unicast-flow (With Masking Enabled on the Flow Specification)

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 12.2.