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direction (FIPS)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.1 for QFX Series switches.


Establish a manual security association (SA) for communication between internal Routing Engines.


bidirectional—Apply the same SA values in both directions between Routing Engines.

inbound—Apply these SA properties only to the inbound IPsec tunnel.

outbound—Apply these SA properties only to the outbound IPsec tunnel.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

maintenance—To view and add this statement in the configuration.