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show vpls statistics



(T Series and M Series routers, except for the M160 router) Display virtual private LAN service (VPLS) statistics.



Display VPLS statistics for all routing instances.

instance instance-name

(Optional) Display VPLS statistics for a specific VPLS routing instance only.

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

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

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

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

Table 1: show vpls statistics Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description


Name of the VPLS instance.

Local interface

Name of the local VPLS virtual loopback tunnel interface, vt-fpc/pic/port.nnnnn, where nnnnn is a dynamically generated virtual port used to transport and receive packets from other provider edge (PE) routers in the VPLS domain.


Number associated with the next hop.

Remote provider edge router

Address of the remote provider edge router.

Multicast packets

Number of multicast packets received.

Multicast bytes

Number of multicast bytes received.

Flood packets

Number of VPLS flood packets received.

Flood bytes

Number of VPLS flood bytes received.

Current MAC count

Number of MAC addresses learned by the interface and the configured maximum limit on the number of MAC addresses that can be learned.

Sample Output

show vpls statistics

show vpls statistics instance

Release Information

Command introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.