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l3-interface vlan.logical-interface-number {ingress-counting; }

Hierarchy Level

[edit vlans vlan-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Associate a Layer 3 interface with the VLAN. Configure Layer 3 interfaces on trunk ports to allow the interface to transfer traffic between multiple VLANs. Within a VLAN, traffic is bridged, while across VLANs, traffic is routed.


No Layer 3 (routing) interface is associated with the VLAN.


vlan.logical-interface-number—Number of the logical interface defined with a set interfaces vlan unit command. For the logical interface number, use the same number you configure in the unit statement.

The remaining statement is explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Published: 2011-08-15