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Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for the QFX Series.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.


Configure the characteristics of the auxiliary port.


The auxiliary port is disabled.


disable—Disable the port.

insecure—Disable superuser access or root logins to establish a terminal connection.

type terminal-type—Type of terminal that is connected to the port.

Range: ansi, vt100, small-xterm, xterm

Default: The terminal type is unknown, and the user is prompted for the terminal type.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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