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family (Dynamic Standard Interface)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.2.

pppoe option added in Junos OS Release 11.2.


Configure protocol family information for the logical interface.


Not all subordinate stanzas are available to every protocol family.


family—Protocol family:

  • inet—IP version 4 suite

  • inet6—IP version 6 suite

  • pppoe—(MX Series routers with MPCs only) Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

  • vpls—Virtual private LAN service

The remaining statements are explained separately. Search for a statement in CLI Explorer or click a linked statement in the Syntax section for details.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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