PIM neighbor(s) down for Juniper

Vendor

Juniper

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. Run the "show pim neighbors detail" command to view PIM neighbors and their status.

2. Run the "show pim interfaces" command to view PIM configured on the interfaces.

3. Run the "show pim join extensive group " command to check if the state of PIM join and up/down interfaces is correct.

4. Review the following article on Juniper TechLibrary for more information: Resolution Guide - Troubleshoot Multicast issue with Junos OS device configured as Layer 3 (running PIM protocol).

How does this work?

This script logs into the Juniper JUNOS-based device using SSH and retrieves the output of the "show pim neighbors" command. The output includes the status of active PIM neighbors. indeni will look for a neighbor disappearing from this list.

Why is this important?

This script logs into the Juniper JUNOS-based device using SSH and retrieves the output of the "show pim neighbors" command. The output includes the status of active PIM neighbors. indeni will look for a neighbor disappearing from this list.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

An administrator could login and manually run the command. SNMP traps and syslogs are also available to be aware of a PIM issue.


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