The purpose of this section is to collect data about the router hardware configuration and environment (temperatures and voltages).
You can run these commands only on the master RE; if you are connected to the backup RE, the commands will fail. In this case, either move your console connection to the master RE or use this command:
request routing-engine login other-routing-engine
show chassis alarm
command on the master RE to display any active alarms. If
any alarm is reported, contact JTAC (remember to include all output you
If the Ethernet management interface (
fxp0) is not connected, a red alarm will be
triggered. This is the correct behavior; to avoid the alarm, make sure
the management interface is connected.
Connect to the master RE and run the
show chassis hardware
command. This command allows you to get a snapshot of the actual
hardware configuration together with the serial numbers of each
Here is sample output from an M40e router; the actual output might vary according to the platform and installed hardware:
show chassis hardwareHardware inventory: Item Version Part number Serial number Description Chassis 25979 M40e Midplane REV 01 710-005071 AW9739 FPM CMB REV 03 710-001642 AN5627 FPM Display REV 03 710-001647 BD0951 CIP REV 05 710-002649 BA5041 PEM 0 Rev 01 740-003787 MC25400 Power Entry Module PEM ...