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Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.2 for EVPNs on MX 3D Series routers.

designated-forwarder-election-hold-time seconds statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1.

extended-vlan-list vlan-id | [vlan-id set] statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1-X53-D30 for QFX Series switches.


The extended-vlan-list statement is not supported on QFX10000 switches.

designated-forwarder-preference-least and service-type statements introduced in Junos OS Release 17.3 for MX Series routers with MPC and MIC interfaces.

Support for logical systems on MX Series routers added in Junos OS Release 17.4R1.

p2mp-bud-support statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.2R1.


Enable an Ethernet VPN (EVPN) on the routing instance.


designated-forwarder-election-hold-time secondsTime in seconds to wait before electing a designated forwarder (DF).

Range: 1 through 1800 seconds

designated-forwarder-preference-leastUse least preference value for DF election. By default, the preference-based DF election is based on the highest preference value configured.
evpn-etreeConfigure an Ethernet VPN E-TREE service.
p2mp-bud-supportEnables bud node support on the device. That is, this device can function as both a transit and egress PE.

Enabling or disabling p2mp-bud-support may result in a temporary loss of packets. This occurs because changing bud node support affects the forwarding state in the routing instance, which causes the forwarding table to be rebuilt.

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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