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Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1X48 for PTX Series Packet Transport Routers.

Support for multiple down MEP introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1R1 for MX Series Routers.


Configure the name of the maintenance domain in IEEE-compliant format.


For MX Series Routers, you can configure multiple down MEPs for a single instance of maintenance domain identifier and maintenance association name to monitor services provided on Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), bridge, circuit cross-connect (CCC), and IPv4 domains.


domain-name—Name of the maintenance domain.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

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