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[ScreenOS] What are the various fields in the output of 'get arp'?



Article ID: KB13535 KB Last Updated: 26 Dec 2020Version: 3.0

This article provides information about the meaning of the various fields that are found in the output of get arp.


What do the values of the State field mean?

get arp
usage: 4/4096 miss: 0
always-on-dest: disabled
IP              Mac                VR/Interface        State     Age      Retry      PakQue     Sess_cnt
172.18.X.X      0003ba0296b3       trust-vr/eth1        VLD     1047        0          0           0
192.168.X.X     001b00112112       trust-vr/eth2        STS                 0          0           0
192.168.X.X     000000000000       trust-vr/eth2        PND        0        2          5           0
192.168.x.X     000585c21bf4       trust-vr/eth2        VLD      903        0          0           0


  • VLD (Valid): This means that it has received a reply for the ARP request.
  • STS (Static): This means that the ARP entry is manually configured.
  • PND (Pending): This means that the ARP request was broadcast, but has not received a reply.

Age: This field indicates the number of seconds, for which the ARP entry is valid and will be residing in the ARP table.
Retry: The number of times that the device has tried to send the ARP request to receive the valid ARP and change the status to VLD.
PakQue: The number of ARP request packets in the queue.
Sess_cnt: The number of sessions that are using the ARP entry to forward the traffic.

Modification History:
2020-12-26: Article re-reviewed for accuracy, article is complete and correct.
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