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show openflow groups



Display information about OpenFlow groups. Groups are supported only on Juniper Networks devices running OpenFlow v1.3.1 or later.



Display information for all groups.

brief | detail | summary

(Optional) Display the specified level of output.


(Optional) Display information about the specified group only.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 describes the output fields for the show openflow groups command. Table 1 lists the output fields in the approximate order in which they are displayed in the sample output.

Table 1: show openflow groups Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Group ID

Unique identifier assigned to a group by the OpenFlow controller.


Group type, which can be either All or Indirect.

Number of Buckets

Number of buckets for a particular group. A group can have 0 to 32 buckets.

Number of Flow Reference

Number of flow entries that point to a particular group.


Information about each bucket for a particular group.


Set of action(s) applied to a packet when it matches the flow entry.

Switch Name

User-configured identifier for the OpenFlow virtual switch on which the flow resides.

Number of Groups

Number of groups that currently exist in the OpenFlow virtual switch.


Identifier associated with a particular flow entry.

Sample Output

show openflow groups

show openflow groups brief

show openflow groups detail

show openflow groups summary

show openflow groups (Specific Group)

show openflow groups brief (Specific Group)

show openflow groups detail (Specific Group)

show openflow groups summary (Specific Group)

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D10.