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show dhcpv6 client statistics



Display Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCPv6) client statistics.


routing-instance <routing-instance-name>

(Optional) Display the statistics for DHCPv6 clients on the specified routing instance.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show dhcpv6 client statistics command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show dhcpv6 client statistics Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Dhcpv6 Packets dropped

Number of packets discarded by the DHCPv6 local server because of errors. Only nonzero statistics appear in the DHCPv6 Packets dropped output. When all of the Packets dropped statistics are 0 (zero), only the Total field appears.

Messages sent

Number of DHCPv6 messages sent.

  • DHCPV6_DECLINE—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type DECLINE transmitted

  • DHCPV6_SOLICIT—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type SOLICIT transmitted


  • DHCPV6_RELEASE—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type RELEASE transmitted

  • DHCPV6_REQUEST—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type REQUEST transmitted

  • DHCPV6_CONFIRM—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type CONFIRM transmitted

  • DHCPV6_RENEW—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type RENEW transmitted

  • DHCPV6_REBIND—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type REBIND transmitted

Messages received

Number of DHCPv6 messages received.

  • DHCPV6_ADVERTISE—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type ADVERTISE received

  • DHCPV6_REPLY—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type REPLY received

  • DHCPV6_RECONFIGURE—Number of DHCPv6 PDUs of type RECONFIGURE received

Sample Output

show dhcpv6 client statistics

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1X45-D10.


This command is not supported in Junos OS Evolved because it is not needed. Stateless DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 relay are supported and enabled by default, so Junos OS Evolved does not maintain states or records of statistics or bindings for DHCP clients.