bpdu-destination-mac-address (Spanning Tree)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2.

Support for logical systems added in Junos OS Release 9.6.


Enable MX Series router to participate in the provider Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) instance or a provider Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) instance.


If the bpdu-destination-mac-address statement is not configured, the bridge participates in the customer RSTP instance, transmitting and receiving standard RSTP BPDU packets.


provider-bridge-group—The destination MAC address of the BPDU packets transmitted is the provider bridge group address 01:80:c2:00:00:08. Received BPDU packets with this destination MAC address are accepted and passed to the Routing Engine.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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