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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0.


Enable load balancing of PIM join messages across interfaces and routing devices.


automaticEnables automatic load balancing of PIM join messages. When a new interface or neighbor is introduced into the network, ECMP joins are redistributed with minimal disruption to traffic.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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