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show chassis forwarding



Display status of the forwarding process (fwdd). This command is supported on Branch SRX Series Firewalls.


This command has no options.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show chassis forwarding command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show chassis forwarding Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

FWWD status

Forwarding status:

  • State:

    • Online—FWDD is operational and running.

    • Offline—FWDD is not running.

  • Microkernel CPU utilization—Percentage of microkernel CPU being used by the forwarding process.

  • Real-time threads CPU utilization—Percentage of CPU being used by the forwarding process.

  • Heap utilization—Percentage of heap space (dynamic memory) being used by the forwarding process. If this number exceeds 80 percent, there may be a software problem (memory leak).

  • Buffer utilization—Percentage of buffer space being used by the forwarding process for buffering internal messages.

  • Uptime—How long the forwarding process has been up and running.

Sample Output

show chassis forwarding

Release Information

Current—Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Now—Command introduced in Junos OS Release 7.4. Support for Branch SRX Series added in Junos OS Release 10.1