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allow-protection (Multipath)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.4R1 for the MX Series and PTX Series.


Allows the BGP multipath and protection to co-exist. When allow-protection is configured there may be a change in show route output: N+1 nexthop formation (N ecmp plus 1 backup paths).

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

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