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Tracing VPLS Traffic and Operations

To trace VPLS traffic, include the traceoptions statement:

You can include this statement at the following hierarchy levels:

  • [edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols vpls]

  • [edit routing-instances routing-instance-name protocols vpls]

The following trace flags display the operations associated with VPLS:

  • all—All VPLS tracing options

  • connections—VPLS connections (events and state changes)

  • error—Error conditions

  • nlri—VPLS advertisements received or sent using BGP

  • route—Trace-routing information

  • topology—VPLS topology changes caused by reconsideration or advertisements received from other PE routers using BGP