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encapsulation vxlan



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 16.1.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 17.3R1 for EX Series switches.


Configure a VXLAN encapsulation type. This statement is required for a VXLAN EVPN instance.


If you configure the encapsulation vxlan statement, then you must also configure the extended-vni-list statement.


The encapsulation vxlan statement is an exclusive command. You cannot configure the encapsulation vxlan statement with the extended-vlan-list statement, or other commands associated with MPLS EVPN instances.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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