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show passive-monitoring status



(M40e, M160, and M320 Series routers and T Series routers only) Display passive monitoring status.


* | all | mo-fpc/pic/port

Display status for monitoring interfaces. Use a wildcard character, specify all interfaces, or provide a specific interface name.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show passive-monitoring status command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show passive-monitoring status Output Fields

Output Field

Output Field Description

Passive monitoring interface

Name of the passive monitoring interface.

Local interface index

Index counter of the local interface.

Interface state

Monitoring state of the passive monitoring interface.

  • Monitoring—PIC is actively monitoring.

  • Disabled—PIC has been disabled using the CLI.

  • Not monitoring—PIC is operational, but not monitoring. This condition can happen while the PIC is coming online, or when the PIC is operational but has no logical unit configured under the physical interface.

  • Unknown

Group index

Integer that represents the monitoring group of which the PIC is a member. Group index is a mapping from the group name to an index. It is not related to the number of monitoring groups.

Export interval

Configured export interval for cflowd records, in seconds.

Export format

Configured export format (only cflowd version 5 is supported).


Protocol the PIC is configured to monitor (only IPv4 is supported).

Engine type

Configured engine type that is inserted in output cflowd packets.

Engine ID

Configured engine ID that is inserted in output cflowd packets.

Sample Output

show passive-monitoring status all

Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.