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show rip statistics


Syntax (EX Series Switches and QFX Series)


Display RIP statistics about messages sent and received on an interface, as well as information received from advertisements from other routing devices.



Display RIP statistics for all routing instances.

instance (all | instance-name)

(Optional) Display RIP statistics for all instances or for only the specified routing instance.

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

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


(Optional) Display detailed information about only the specified RIP neighbor.

peer (all | address)

(Optional) Display RIP statistics for a single peer or all peers.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

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

Table 1: show rip statistics Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

RIP info

Information about RIP on the specified interface:

  • port—UDP port number used for RIP.

  • update interval—Interval between routing table updates, in seconds.

  • holddown—Hold-down interval, in seconds.

  • timeout—Timeout interval, in seconds.

  • restart in progress—Graceful restart status. Displayed when RIP is or has been in the process of graceful restart.

  • restart time—Estimated time for the graceful restart to finish, in seconds.

  • restart will complete in—Remaining time for the graceful restart to finish, in seconds.

  • rts learned—Number of routes learned through RIP.

  • rts held down—Number of routes held down by RIP.

  • rqsts dropped—Number of received request packets that were dropped.

  • resps dropped—Number of received response packets that were dropped.


Name of the logical interface and its statistics:

  • routes learned—Number of routes learned on the logical interface.

  • routes advertised—Number of routes advertised by the logical interface.


List of counter types:

  • Updates Sent—Number of update messages sent.

  • Triggered Updates Sent—Number of triggered update messages sent.

  • Responses Sent—Number of response messages sent.

  • Bad Messages—Number of invalid messages received.

  • RIPv1 Updates Received—Number of RIPv1 update messages received.

  • RIPv1 Bad Route Entries—Number of RIPv1 invalid route entry messages received.

  • RIPv1 Updates Ignored—Number of RIPv1 update messages ignored.

  • RIPv2 Updates Received—Number of RIPv2 update messages received.

  • RIPv2 Bad Route Entries—Number of RIPv2 invalid route entry messages received.

  • RIPv2 Updates Ignored—Number of RIPv2 update messages that were ignored.

  • Authentication Failures—Number of received update messages that failed authentication.

  • RIP Requests Received—Number of RIP request messages received.

  • RIP Requests Ignored—Number of RIP request messages ignored.


Total number of packets for the selected counter.

Last 5 min

Number of packets for the selected counter in the most recent 5-minute period.

Last minute

Number of packets for the selected counter in the most recent 1-minute period.

Sample Output

show rip statistics

Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.