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I have found the following extremely useful in looking working with Juniper JUNOS after coming from a pure Cisco IOS environment:

IOS Input Command

Juniper Command

Expected Result

Side Note

show runshow configurationShow running configurationNothing to Note
show versionshow versionShow versionNothing to Note
show ip interface briefshow interface tersedisplays the status of interfaces configured for IP
Nothing to Note

IOS Input Command

Juniper Command

Expected Result

Side Note

show interface [intfc]show interfaces [intfc] detaildisplays the interface configuration, status and statistics.Interfaces are formatted like ge-0/0/0
show controller intfcshow interfaces intfc extensivedisplays information about a physical port deviceSee above
show interface | in (proto|Desc)show interfaces descriptiondisplays the interface configuration, status and statisticsNothing to Note
show ip routeshow routedisplays summary information about entries in the routing tableVRF’sĀ to R-I’s
show ip bgp summaryshow bgp summarydisplays the status of all Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) connectionsNothing to Note
show ip bgp net maskshow route protocol bgp prefixwill show you how that route is being advertised, look for thefirst lineNothing to Note
show ip bgp net mask longer-prefixesshow route range prefixwill show you how that route is being advertised, look for the first lineNothing to Note
show ip bgp regexp AS-regexpshow route aspath-regexp “AS-regexp”displays routes matching the autonomous system (AS) path regular expressionNothing to Note
show ip bgp neighbors neigh received-routesshow route receive-protocol bgp neighshow route source-gateway neigh protocol bgpShows whether a neighbor supports the route refresh capabilityNothing to Note
show ip bgp neighbor neigh advertised-routesshow route advertising-protocol bgp neighShows whether a neighbor supports the route refresh capabilityNothing to Note
show clns neighborsshow isis adjacencydisplays both ES and IS neighborsNothing to Note
show clns interfaceshow isis interfaceshows specific information about each interfaceNothing to Note
show ip route isisshow isis routesdisplays the current state of the the routing tableNothing to Note
show isis topologyshow isis spfdisplays a list of all connected routers in all areasNothing to Note
show ip ospf interfaceshow ospf neighborshows neighbor ID, Priority, IP, & State if the neighbor router, dead time.Nothing to Note
show ip ospf interfaceshow ospf interfaceshows neighbor id, pri, state, dead time, address and interfaceNothing to Note
show ip route ospfshow ospf routedisplay the current state of the routing tableNothing to Note
show ip ospf databaseshow ospf databasedisplay list of information related to the OSPF database for a specific communication serverNothing to Note
show versionshow version, show system uptimedisplay the system hardware config., software version, and name and source of configuration files and boot imagesNothing to Note
show diagsshow chasis hardwaredisplays power-on diagnostics statusNothing to Note
show processes cpushow system processdisplays utilization statisticsNothing to Note
show tech-supportrequest support infodisplays the current software image, configuration, controllers, counters, stacks, interfaces, memory and buffersNothing to Note
show loggingshow log messagesdisplay the state of logging to the syslogNothing to Note
show route-map nameshow policy namedisplayall route-maps configured or only the one specifiedNothing to Note
show ip prefix-list nameshow policy namedisplay information about a prefix list or prefix list entriesNothing to Note
show ip community-list listconfigure,
show policy-options community name
display routes that are permitted by BGP community listNothing to Note
show environment allshow chassisĀ  environmentdisplays temperature and voltage information on the consoleNothing to Note
ping destping dest rapid (for cisco like output)
ping dest (for unix like output)
to check to see if a destination is aliveNothing to Note
ping (setting source int)ping dest bypass-routingto check to see if a destination is aliveNothing to Note
terminal monitormonitor start messagesChange console terminal settingsNothing to Note
terminal no monitormonitor stopChange console terminal settingsNothing to Note
terminal length 0set cli screen-length 0sets the length for displaying command outputNothing to Note

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