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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 13.3.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1 for PTX Series Packet Transport Routers.


Load-balances the received traffic across all the available paths of aggregated Ethernet bundles for better link utilization.


adaptive (MX Series and PTX Series) Corrects a genuine traffic imbalance by using a feedback mechanism to distribute the traffic across the links of an Aggregated Ethernet bundle.
no-adaptive (MX Series and PTX Series) Disables the adaptive load-balancing solution configured to distribute traffic by using a feedback mechanism.
per-packet (MX Series only) Randomly sprays packets to the aggregate next hops in a round-robin manner to avoid traffic imbalance.

Required Privilege Level

interface - To view statement in the configuration.

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