Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D15 for QFX Series switches.
Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.2R1 for EX Series switches.
A designated forwarder (DF) is required when customer edge devices (CEs) are multihomed to more than one provider edge (PE) device. Without a designated forwarder, multihomed hosts would receive duplicate packets. Designated forwarders are chosen for an Ethernet segment identifier (ESI) based on type 4 route advertisements.
Required Privilege Level
interface—To view this statement in the configuration.
interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.