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show dhcp server statistics



Display Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) local server statistics.



(Optional) Display information about DHCP local server statistics on the specified routing instance. If you do not specify a routing instance, statistics are displayed for the default routing instance.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show dhcp server statistics command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show dhcp server statistics

Field Name

Field Description

Packets dropped

Number of packets discarded by the DHCP local server because of errors. Only nonzero statistics appear in the Packets dropped output. When all of the Packets dropped statistics are 0 (zero), only the Total field appears.

Messages received

Number of DHCP messages sent.

  • BOOTREQUEST—Number of BOOTP protocol data units (PDUs) received

  • DHCPDECLINE—Number of DHCP PDUs of type DECLINE received

  • DHCPDISCOVER—Number of DHCP PDUs of type DISCOVER received

  • DHCPREQUEST—Number of DHCP PDUs of type REQUEST received

  • DHCPINFORM—Number of DHCP PDUs of type INFORM received

  • DHCPRELEASE—Number of DHCP PDUs of type RELEASE received

Messages sent

Number of DHCP messages received.

  • BOOTREPLY—Number of BOOTP PDUs transmitted

  • DHCPOFFER—Number of DHCP PDUs of type OFFER transmitted

  • DHCPACK—Number of DHCP PDUs of type ACK transmitted

  • DHCPNACK—Number of DHCP PDUs of type NACK transmitted

  • DHCPFORCERENEW—Number of DHCP PDUs of type FORCERENEW transmitted

Sample Output

show dhcp server statistics

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1X44-D10.