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RE: High routing engine CPU because of snmp / mib2d process

Hello Beeelzebub, beelze@ams-nik-er2> show system processes extensive | except 0.00 last pid: 33774; load averages: 4.08, 3.79, 3.53 up 762+06:50:43 11:01:54 165 processes: 8 running, 129 sleeping, 28 waiting Mem: 1413M Active, 168M Inact, 227M Wired, 63M Cache, 112M Buf, 111M...



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Restart the Management Daemon

Hi, In past I have had a few switches stop responding to management traffic. This means I can't ping the switch or SSH to it. Users don't report any issues, so it sounds like it could be a problem with the MGD process. To resolve this, I can simply reboot the switch, however this...



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FAQ: Routing Protocol Process (rpd)

The routing protocol process (rpd) is a software process within the Routing Engine software that controls the routing protocols that run on the device. Its functionality includes all protocol messages, routing table updates, and implementation of routing policies. The routing protocol process...


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I just deleted a large number of routes from the routing protocol process. Why is it still using so much memory?

Question I just deleted a large number of routes from the routing protocol process. Why is it still using so much memory? Answer The show system processes extensive command displays a RES value measured in kilobytes which represents the amount of program memory resident in the physical...


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How can I check the amount of memory the routing protocol process is using?

Question How can I check the amount of memory the routing protocol process is using? Answer You can check routing protocol process memory usage by entering the show system processes and the show task memory Junos OS command-line interface (CLI) operational mode commands. The...


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What is the task_timer?

Question What is the task timer? Answer The source of a routing protocol process memory leak can usually be identified by dumping the timers for each task. You can use the show task command to display routing protocol tasks on the Routing Engine. Tasks can be baseline tasks performed...


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Why does the system start swapping when I try to dump core using the request system core-dumps command?

Question Why does the system start swapping when I try to dump core using the request system core-dumps command? Answer The show system core-dumps command displays a list of system core files created when the device has failed. This command can be useful for diagnostic purposes. Each...


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How do I determine whether there is a memory leak in the routing protocol process?

Question How do I determine whether there is a memory leak in the routing protocol process? Answer Memory leaks are typically the result of a seemingly unbounded growth in the memory usage of a process as reported by the show system processes extensive command. There are two...