PIM neighbor(s) down for Cisco

Vendor

Cisco

Description

Indeni will alert if one or more PIM neighbors isn't communicating well.

Remediation Steps

Review the cause for the neighbors being down.

1. Check whether PIM is configured on the interfaces with the "show ip pim interface" command.

2. Use the "show ip pim neighbors" NX-OS command to list the Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) neighbors and review the status.

3. For more information review: Multicast troubleshooting guide.

How does this work?

This script logs into the Cisco Nexus switch using SSH and retrieves the output of the "show ip pim neighbors" command. The output includes a complete list of all PIM neighbors.

Why is this important?

This script logs into the Cisco Nexus switch using SSH and retrieves the output of the "show ip pim neighbors" command. The output includes a complete list of all PIM neighbors.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

It is possible to poll this data through SNMP. State transitions generate a syslog event.


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