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show multicast scope


Syntax (EX Series Switch and the QFX Series)


Display administratively scoped IP multicast information.



Display standard information about administratively scoped multicast information for all supported address families in all routing instances.

inet | inet6

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

instance instance-name

(Optional) Display administratively scoped information for a specific multicast instance.

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 describes the output fields for the show multicast scope command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show multicast scope Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Scope name

Name of the multicast scope.

Group Prefix

Range of multicast groups that are scoped.


Interface that is the boundary of the administrative scope.

Resolve Rejects

Number of kernel resolve rejects.

Sample Output

show multicast scope

show multicast scope inet

show multicast scope inet6

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.