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targeted-options (Manual Targeting)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 16.1.


Configure manual targeting or auto-targeting.


typeConfigure manual targeting type as manual or auto.


  • auto—Configure targeted-distribution without specific primary and backup links.

  • manual—Configure targeted distribution with specific member links as primary and backup for a subscriber. When you configure manual targeting, you must always configure a primary link. Configuring a backup link is optional. You specify the primary and backup links for a subscriber in the individual interface configuration. You configure primary and backup links by using the targeted-options statement at the [edit interfaces name unit] hierarchy level.

    Manual targeting enhances the distribution of targeted VLANs or subscribers across member links of an aggregated Ethernet bundle by making it bandwidth-aware.

Default: auto

The remaining statements are described separately.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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