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show pim snooping neighbors



Display information about Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) snooping neighbors.



Display detailed information.

brief | detail

(Optional) Display the specified level of output.

instance instance-name

(Optional) Display PIM snooping neighbor information for the specified routing instance.

interface interface-name

(Optional) Display information for the specified PIM snooping neighbor interface.

logical-system logical-system-name

(Optional) Display information about a particular logical system, or type ’all’.

vlan-id vlan-identifier

(Optional) Display PIM snooping neighbor information for the specified VLAN.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show pim snooping neighbors command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show pim snooping neighbors Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Level of Output


Routing instance for PIM snooping.

All levels


Learning domain for PIM snooping.

All levels


Router interface for which PIM snooping neighbor details are displayed.

All levels


PIM snooping options available on the specified interface:

  • H = Hello Option Holdtime

  • P = Hello Option DR Priority

  • L = Hello Option LAN Prune Delay

  • G = Generation Identifier

  • T = Tracking Bit

All levels


Time the neighbor has been operational since the PIM process was last initialized, in the format dd:hh:mm:ss ago for less than a week and nwnd:hh:mm:ss ago for more than a week.

All levels

Neighbor addr

IP address of the PIM snooping neighbor connected through the specified interface.

All levels


IP address of the specified router interface.

All levels

Hello Option Holdtime

Time for which the neighbor is available, in seconds. The range of values is 0 through 65,535.


Hello Option DR Priority

Designated router election priority. The range of values is 0 through 4294967295.


By default, every PIM interface has an equal probability (priority 1) of being selected as the DR.


Hello Option Generation ID

9-digit or 10-digit number used to tag hello messages.


Hello Option LAN Prune Delay

Time to wait before the neighbor receives prune messages, in the format delay nnn ms override nnnn ms.


Sample Output

show pim snooping neighbors

show pim snooping neighbors detail

show pim snooping neighbors instance

show pim snooping neighbors interface

show pim snooping neighbors vlan-id

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 12.3.