clear ospfv3 counters

clear ospfv3 counters {interfaces [[vlan | tunnel] all | {vlan} vlan-name | {tunnel} tunnel-name | area area-identifier] | virtual-link [all | {routerid} router-identifier {area} area-identifier]}


Clears the OSPFv3 (Open Shortest Path First version 3) counters (statistics).

Syntax Description

all Specifies all VLAN (Virtual LAN)s, tunnels, areas, neighbors, or virtual-links.
vlan_name Specifies an IPv6 configured VLAN.
tunnel_name Specifies an IPv6 tunnel.
router-identifier Specifies a router identifier, a four-byte, dotted decimal number.
area_identifier Specifies an OSPFv3 area, a four-byte, dotted decimal number.



Usage Guidelines

The global command clear counters also clears all OSPFv3 counters. This global command is the equivalent of clear ospfv3 counters for OSPFv3.

This command can be used to clear various OSPFv3 counters (Interface, Area, Virtual-Link, System etc.). The following is the list of various counters that would be reset to zero by this command:

  • Neighbor specific counters:
    • Number of state changes.
    • Number of events.
  • Interface/VLAN/Virtual-link/Tunnel specific counters:
    • Hellos Rxed
    • Hellos Txed
    • DB Description Rxed
    • DB Description Txed
    • LSA Request Rxed
    • LSA Request Txed
    • LSA Update Rxed
    • LSA Update Txed
    • LSA Ack Rxed
    • LSA Ack Txed
    • In Discards


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms with an Advanced Edge or Core license as described in the ExtremeXOS 22.2 Feature License Requirements document.