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Routing Instances Configuration Page Options

A routing instance is a collection of routing tables, interfaces, and routing protocol parameters. The set of interfaces belongs to the routing tables, and the routing protocol parameters control the information in the routing tables. There can be multiple routing tables for a single routing instance—for example, unicast IPv4, unicast IPv6, and multicast IPv4 routing tables can exist in a single routing instance. Routing protocol parameters and options control the information in the routing tables.


  1. Select Configure>Network>Routing Instance in the J-Web user interface.

    The Routing Instance page appears. Table 140 explains the contents of this page.

    Note If you log in as a tenant user, Routing Instance page is not displayed.

    This is applicable for routing instance of root and LSYS users. Routing instances of root will be shown in root context and routing instances of the LSYS will be shown in LSYS context.

  2. Click one:
    • Add or +—Adds a new routing instances. Enter information as specified in Table 141.

    • Edit or /—Edits the selected routing configurationTable 141.

    • Delete or X—Deletes the selected routing configuration.

  3. Click Commit icon at the top of the J-Web page. The following commit options are displayed.

    • Commit—Commits the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.

    • Compare—Enables you to compare the current configuration with the previous configuration.

    • Discard—Discards the configuration changes you performed in the J-Web.

    • Preferences—There are two tab:

      • Commit preferences—You can choose to just validate or validate and commit the changes.

      • Confirm commit timeout (in min)—You can select the commit timeout interval.

Table 140: Routing Instance Configuration Page




Name of the routing instance.


Identifies the routing instance type.

Assigned Interfaces

Displays the selected interfaces assigned to the routing instance.


Displays the description of the routing instances.

Table 141: Add-Edit Routing Instance Details

Field FunctionAction
General Settings


Specify the name of the routing instances.

Enter a unique name for the routing instance that contains a corresponding IP unicast table; no special characters are allowed and the keyword default cannot be used.


Specify the description for the routing instance.

Enter a description for the routing instance. We recommend that you enter a maximum of 255 characters.

Instance Type

Specify the type of routing instance.

Select the type of routing instance from the drop down list:

  • Virtual Router- Used for non-VPN related applications.

  • VPLS- This instance is applicable only for root or super admin. This option will not be applicable for LSYS admin. Interfaces with Encapsulation Ethernet-VPLS will be listed when VPLS instance type is selected.



Displays the interface name.

Select interfaces from the available interfaces.


Displays the zone name corresponding to the interface name.

This is used to validate that all the interfaces of the selected zone(s) must belong to the same routing instance.

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