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show pim source


Syntax (EX Series Switch and the QFX Series)


Display information about the Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) source reverse path forwarding (RPF) state.



Display standard information about the PIM RPF state for all supported family addresses for all routing instances.

brief | detail

(Optional) Display the specified level of output.

inet | inet6

(Optional) Display information for IPv4 or IPv6 family addresses, respectively.

instance instance-name

(Optional) Display information about the RPF state for a specific PIM-enabled routing instance.

logical-system (all | logical-system-name)

(Optional) Perform this operation on all logical systems or on a particular logical system.


(Optional) Display the state for source RPF states in the given range.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 describes the output fields for the show pim source command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show pim source Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description


Name of the routing instance.


Address of the source or reverse path.


Prefix and prefix length for the route used to reach the RPF address.

Upstream Protocol

Protocol toward the source address.

Upstream interface

RPF interface toward the source address.

A pseudo multipoint LDP (M-LDP) interface appears on egress nodes in M-LDP point-to-multipoint LSPs with inband signaling.

Upstream Neighbor

Address of the RPF neighbor used to reach the source address.

The multipoint LDP (M-LDP) root appears on egress nodes in M-LDP point-to-multipoint LSPs with inband signaling.

Sample Output

show pim source

show pim source brief

The output for the show pim source brief command is identical to that for the show pim source command. For sample output, see show pim source.

show pim source detail

show pim source (Egress Node with Multipoint LDP Inband Signaling for Point-to-Multipoint LSPs)

Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

inet6 and instance options introduced in Junos OS Release 10.0 for EX Series switches.